The cheapest times to fly from BSL to DTW are

  • January 8th to March 25th
  • May 14th to June 24th (except the week of May 21st)
  • August 27th to September 16th
  • October 29th 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 BSL to DTW is early to mid March. Prices can be as high as $1096 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $657 for Tuesday flights around early to mid March.


When to Fly to Detroit

Flying from Mulhouse (BSL) to Detroit, MI (DTW) will usually cost between $659 to $985 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid March with an average ticket price of $665. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1073. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $408 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $732 can be considered a good price for a round-trip BSL to DTW flight.

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

BSL to DTW Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the BSL to DTW flight is cheaper than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Basel. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays 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 $117 (11%) 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 $723. Return trip prices are from the DTW to BSL 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 BSL 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 8 hour 32 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 BSL to DTW while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Toledo Express Airport (TOL) in Toledo, OH

  • 49 miles (79 km) away from DTW
  • Usually 18.52% less expensive than DTW
  • 2-layover flights available

See BSL to TOL flights

Destination alternative #2: Akron-Canton Regional Airport (CAK) in Akron, OH

  • 133 miles (214 km) away from DTW
  • Usually 1.37% less expensive than DTW
  • 2-layover flights available

See BSL to CAK flights

Destination alternative #3: Cleveland-Hopkins International Airport (CLE) in Cleveland, OH

  • 95 miles (153 km) away from DTW
  • Usually 0.14% less expensive than DTW
  • 2-layover flights available

See BSL to CLE flights


Flight Hacking BSL 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 BSL to DTW — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: New York, NY (BSL > JFK > DTW)

  • Price for both tickets: $620
  • Average savings: $112 (15.24%)

See BSL to LGA flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (BSL > LGA > DTW)

  • Price for both tickets: $621
  • Average savings: $111 (15.17%)

See BSL to JFK flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $644
  • Average savings: $88 (12.03%)

See BSL to EWR flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 14 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Detroit Metro Wayne County Airport to Euro Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4198 miles or 6756 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop BSL to DTW flight is about 8 hour 32 minutes.

How many flights go between Mulhouse and Detroit, MI?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 13 available flights from BSL to DTW.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code BSL
Origination airport name Euro Airport
City Mulhouse
Country France
Latitude 47.6
Longitude 7.5

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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