The cheapest times to fly from APN to DTW are
- May 21st to June 10th
- August 20th to April 1st (except the week of November 26th)
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 APN to DTW is late December. Prices can be as high as $294 for Tuesday flights during early to mid July, or as low as $175 for Saturday flights around late December.
When to Fly to Detroit
Flying from Alpena, MI (APN) to Detroit, MI (DTW) will usually cost between $175 to $294 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late December with an average ticket price of $175. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid July, with an average price of $294. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $119 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $177 can be considered a good price for a round-trip APN to DTW flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the APN to DTW route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the APN to DTW flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Alpena. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.55, which is above average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Saturday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Tuesdays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $5 (3%) on this flight.
Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Saturday and returning a week later will cost an average of $194. Return trip prices are from the DTW to APN flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from APN to DTW can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 20 minutes may be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from APN to DTW? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 1 major airline flying this route most often: Delta, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Detroit Metro Wayne County Airport to Alpena County Regional Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 198 miles or 319 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from APN to DTW?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop APN to DTW flight is about 1 hour 20 minutes.
How many flights go between Alpena, MI and Detroit, MI?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 5 available flights from APN to DTW.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Alpena County Regional Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Detroit Metro Wayne County Airport|
|Country||the United States|
Late and Early Flight Data
Flights from APN to DTW tend to depart as late as the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 26% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 10% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave DTW heading for APN about 8 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Detroit, MI is about 8 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- SkyWest: 8 minutes late
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