The cheapest times to fly from DTW to STX are

  • January 8th to February 11th
  • July 9th to December 9th (except the weeks of July 30th and November 19th)

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from DTW to STX is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $1314 for Sunday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $421 for Tuesday flights around early to mid September.


When to Fly to Saint Croix

Flying from Detroit, MI (DTW) to Christiansted, VI (STX) will usually cost between $456 to $863 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid September with an average ticket price of $483. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $968. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $485 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $612 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DTW to STX flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the DTW to STX route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

DTW to STX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DTW to STX flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Detroit. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.19, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to STX, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into DTW. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Saint Croix, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Detroit. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $93 (13%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $589. Return trip prices are from the STX to DTW flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from DTW to STX can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 37 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from DTW to STX while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Luis Munoz Marin International Airport (SJU) in San Juan, PR

  • 94 miles (151 km) away from STX
  • Usually 35.38% less expensive than STX
  • Nonstop flights available

See DTW to SJU flights

Destination alternative #2: Cyril E King Airport (STT) in Charlotte Amalie, VI

  • 45 miles (72 km) away from STX
  • Usually 8.09% less expensive than STX
  • 1-layover flights available

See DTW to STT flights


Flight Hacking DTW to STX

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from DTW to STX — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: San Juan, PR (DTW > SJU > STX)

  • Price for both tickets: $527
  • Average savings: $85 (13.89%)

See DTW to SJU flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from DTW to STX? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Cape Air, Delta, JetBlue, Seaborne Airlines, Silver Airways, Spirit, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Henry E. Rohlsen Airport to Detroit Metro Wayne County Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2015 miles or 3243 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from DTW to STX?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DTW to STX flight is about 4 hour 37 minutes.

How many flights go between Detroit, MI and Christiansted, VI?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 77 available flights from DTW to STX.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeDTW
Origination airport nameDetroit Metro Wayne County Airport
CityDetroit, MI
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeSTX
Destination airport nameHenry E. Rohlsen Airport
CityChristiansted, VI
Countrythe United States


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