The cheapest times to fly from CDG to DTW are

  • January 1st to March 25th (except the week of March 12th)
  • September 3rd to March 25th (except the weeks of December 17th, December 24th, and March 12th)

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 CDG to DTW is late January. Prices can be as high as $1614 for Saturday flights during late July, or as low as $681 for Tuesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Detroit

Flying from Paris (CDG) to Detroit, MI (DTW) will usually cost between $720 to $1365 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $722. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $1429. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $707 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $867 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CDG to DTW flight.

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

CDG to DTW Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CDG to DTW flight is cheaper than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Paris. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.14, 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 $79 (8%) 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 $878. Return trip prices are from the DTW to CDG 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 CDG to DTW can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 8 hour 6 minutes may be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Boston, MA (CDG > BOS > DTW)

  • Price for both tickets: $534
  • Average savings: $333 (38.41%)

See CDG to JFK flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $556
  • Average savings: $311 (35.87%)

See CDG to BOS flights

Hack #3: New York, NY (CDG > LGA > DTW)

  • Price for both tickets: $575
  • Average savings: $292 (33.68%)

See CDG to LGA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 37 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Aeromexico, Air Canada, Air Europa, Air France, Alaska, Alitalia, American, Arkia, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Condor, Delta, El Al, Finnair, Frontier, Iberia, Icelandair, JetBlue, KLM, Korean Air, LOT, Lufthansa, Norwegian, Norwegian Air International, Norwegian Air UK, Royal Jordanian, SAS, SWISS, TAROM, Turkish Airlines, United, Vietnam Airlines, Virgin Atlantic, WestJet, Wizz Air, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Detroit Metro Wayne County Airport to Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3951 miles or 6359 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CDG to DTW flight is about 8 hour 6 minutes.

How many flights go between Paris and Detroit, MI?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 62 available flights from CDG to DTW.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeCDG
Origination airport nameParis Charles de Gaulle Airport

Return Airport

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


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