The cheapest times to fly from ATH to DTW are

  • January 8th to February 25th (except the week of February 12th)
  • March 19th to May 27th
  • October 1st to December 9th

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 ATH to DTW is early November. Prices can be as high as $1473 for Friday flights during late July, or as low as $669 for Monday flights around early November.


When to Fly to Detroit

Flying from Athens (ATH) to Detroit, MI (DTW) will usually cost between $753 to $1418 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early November with an average ticket price of $757. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $1418. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $661 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $887 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ATH to DTW flight.

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

ATH to DTW Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ATH to DTW flight is cheaper than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Athens. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.1, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to DTW, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into ATH. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Detroit, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Athens. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $89 (7%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $933. Return trip prices are from the DTW to ATH 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 ATH to DTW can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 10 hour 27 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking ATH to DTW

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 ATH to DTW — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: New York, NY (ATH > LGA > DTW)

  • Price for both tickets: $622
  • Average savings: $265 (29.84%)

See ATH to JFK flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (ATH > JFK > DTW)

  • Price for both tickets: $641
  • Average savings: $246 (27.69%)

See ATH to LGA flights

Hack #3: Newark, NJ (ATH > EWR > DTW)

  • Price for both tickets: $651
  • Average savings: $236 (26.62%)

See ATH to EWR flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 28 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Air India, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Emirates, Finnair, Iberia, Icelandair, JetBlue, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, Royal Jordanian, SAS, Saudia, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, TAROM, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, Vistara, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Detroit Metro Wayne County Airport to Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5260 miles or 8465 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ATH to DTW flight is about 10 hour 27 minutes.

How many flights go between Athens and Detroit, MI?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 61 available flights from ATH to DTW.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code ATH
Origination airport name Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport
City Athens
Country Greece
Latitude 37.9
Longitude 23.9

Return Airport

Destination code DTW
Destination airport name Detroit Metro Wayne County Airport
City Detroit, MI
Country the United States
Latitude 42.2
Longitude -83.4


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