The cheapest times to fly from DTW to BAQ are

  • January 1st to February 25th
  • August 6th to December 16th (except the week of August 13th)

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 DTW to BAQ is early to mid February. Prices can be as high as $2735 for Friday flights during early August, or as low as $828 for Tuesday flights around early to mid February.


When to Fly to Barranquilla

Flying from Detroit, MI (DTW) to Barranquilla (BAQ) will usually cost between $829 to $1368 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid February with an average ticket price of $829. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1559. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $730 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1012 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DTW to BAQ flight.

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

DTW to BAQ Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DTW to BAQ flight is priced close to the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Detroit. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.28, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to BAQ, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into DTW. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Barranquilla, and Thursdays are the most expensive days to return to Detroit. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $73 (6%) 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 $985. Return trip prices are from the BAQ to DTW 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 DTW to BAQ can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 59 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 DTW to BAQ while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Rafael Nunez Airport (CTG) in Cartagena

  • 59 miles (95 km) away from BAQ
  • Usually 26.83% less expensive than BAQ
  • 1-layover flights available

See DTW to CTG flights


Flight Hacking DTW to BAQ

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 DTW to BAQ — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Miami, FL (DTW > MIA > BAQ)

  • Price for both tickets: $623
  • Average savings: $389 (38.44%)

See DTW to MIA flights

Hack #2: Fort Lauderdale, FL (DTW > FLL > BAQ)

  • Price for both tickets: $678
  • Average savings: $335 (33.05%)

See DTW to FLL flights

Hack #3: Orlando, FL (DTW > MCO > BAQ)

  • Price for both tickets: $688
  • Average savings: $325 (32.07%)

See DTW to MCO flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Air Canada, American, Avianca, COPA, Delta, LATAM, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2225 miles or 3581 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DTW to BAQ flight is about 4 hour 59 minutes.

How many flights go between Detroit, MI and Barranquilla?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 22 available flights from DTW to BAQ.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination codeBAQ
Destination airport nameErnesto Cortissoz Airport


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