The cheapest times to fly from CID to DTW are
- January 1st to February 25th (except the week of February 5th)
- July 30th to November 18th
- December 3rd to December 16th
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 CID to DTW is early December. Prices can be as high as $557 for Sunday flights during early to mid March, or as low as $220 for Tuesday flights around early December.
When to Fly to Detroit
Flying from Cedar Rapids/Iowa City, IA (CID) to Detroit, MI (DTW) will usually cost between $224 to $340 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $262. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid March, with an average price of $354. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $91 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $283 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CID to DTW flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the CID to DTW route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the CID to DTW flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Cedar Rapids. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.41, which is a bit above average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays 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 $70 (23%) 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 $236. Return trip prices are from the DTW to CID 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 CID 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 45 minutes may be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from CID to DTW? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Frontier, Iberia, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Detroit Metro Wayne County Airport to The Eastern Iowa Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 429 miles or 690 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from CID to DTW?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop CID to DTW flight is about 1 hour 45 minutes.
How many flights go between Cedar Rapids/Iowa City, IA and Detroit, MI?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 48 available flights from CID to DTW.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||The Eastern Iowa Airport|
|City||Cedar Rapids/Iowa City, IA|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Detroit Metro Wayne County Airport|
|Country||the United States|
Late and Early Flight Data
Flights from CID to DTW tend to depart later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 31% 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 CID about 22 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Detroit, MI is about 18 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- SkyWest: 24 minutes late
- Endeavor: 15 minutes late
- Some airlines not reporting
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