The cheapest times to fly from DTW to BOB are

  • January 1st to March 18th
  • April 9th to May 20th (except the week of April 23rd)
  • August 27th to October 7th
  • November 26th 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 DTW to BOB is late January. Prices can be as high as $4140 for Sunday flights during early November, or as low as $1499 for Tuesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Bora Bora

Flying from Detroit, MI (DTW) to Bora Bora (BOB) will usually cost between $1525 to $2499 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 $1556. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early November, with an average price of $2727. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1171 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1720 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DTW to BOB flight.

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

DTW to BOB Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DTW to BOB flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Detroit. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.18, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to BOB, and Saturday the cheapest day to fly back into DTW. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Bora Bora, and Thursdays are the most expensive days to return to Detroit. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $577 (17%) 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 $1692. Return trip prices are from the BOB 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 BOB can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 11 hour 40 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Tahiti, Air Tahiti Nui, Alaska, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Bora Bora Motu Mute Airport to Detroit Metro Wayne County Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5935 miles or 9551 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DTW to BOB flight is about 11 hour 40 minutes.

How many flights go between Detroit, MI and Bora Bora?

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


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination codeBOB
Destination airport nameBora Bora Motu Mute Airport
CityBora Bora
CountryFrench Polynesia


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