The cheapest times to fly from DTM to GRR are

  • January 1st to March 4th (except the weeks of February 12th and February 19th)
  • April 9th to June 24th
  • October 15th 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 DTM to GRR is early to mid January. Prices can be as high as $2617 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $887 for Thursday flights around early to mid January.


When to Fly to Grand Rapids

Flying from Dortmund (DTM) to Grand Rapids, MI (GRR) will usually cost between $909 to $1618 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid January with an average ticket price of $940. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1498. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $557 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1121 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DTM to GRR flight.

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

DTM to GRR Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DTM to GRR flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Dortmund. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.17, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Grand Rapids, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Dortmund. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $678 (31%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1070. Return trip prices are from the GRR to DTM 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 DTM to GRR can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 8 hour 23 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 DTM to GRR while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Detroit Metro Wayne County Airport (DTW) in Detroit, MI

  • 120 miles (193 km) away from GRR
  • Usually 26.40% less expensive than GRR
  • 1-layover flights available

See DTM to DTW flights

Destination alternative #2: Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) in Chicago, IL

  • 137 miles (220 km) away from GRR
  • Usually 18.82% less expensive than GRR
  • 1-layover flights available

See DTM to ORD flights


Flight Hacking DTM to GRR

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 DTM to GRR — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Belgrade (DTM > BEG > GRR)

  • Price for both tickets: $906
  • Average savings: $215 (19.18%)

See DTM to BUD flights

Hack #2: Budapest (DTM > BUD > GRR)

  • Price for both tickets: $910
  • Average savings: $211 (18.82%)

See DTM to BEG flights

Hack #3: Krakow (DTM > KRK > GRR)

  • Price for both tickets: $923
  • Average savings: $198 (17.66%)

See DTM to KRK flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from DTM to GRR? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Eurowings, Lufthansa, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Gerald R. Ford International Airport to Dortmund Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4109 miles or 6613 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from DTM to GRR?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DTM to GRR flight is about 8 hour 23 minutes.

How many flights go between Dortmund and Grand Rapids, MI?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 7 available flights from DTM to GRR.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code DTM
Origination airport name Dortmund Airport
City Dortmund
Country Germany
Latitude 51.5
Longitude 7.6

Return Airport

Destination code GRR
Destination airport name Gerald R. Ford International Airport
City Grand Rapids, MI
Country the United States
Latitude 42.9
Longitude -85.5


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