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The cheapest times to fly from DTW to BOS are

  • April 16th to May 6th (except the week of April 23rd)
  • August 6th to November 18th
  • December 3rd to February 18th (except the weeks of December 10th and December 24th)

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 BOS is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $380 for Sunday flights during early to mid April, or as low as $137 for Tuesday flights around early to mid September.

 

When to Fly to Boston

Flying from Detroit, MI (DTW) to Boston, MA (BOS) will usually cost between $137 to $296 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid September with an average ticket price of $137. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid April, with an average price of $257. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $120 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $169 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DTW to BOS flight.

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

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DTW to BOS Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DTW to BOS flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Detroit. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.17, which is below average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to BOS, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into DTW. 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 $65 (29%) 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 $156. Return trip prices are from the BOS to DTW flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from DTW to BOS can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 7 minutes may be realistic.

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Europa, American, China Eastern, Delta, Frontier, JetBlue, Qantas, Southwest, Spirit, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Logan International Airport to Detroit Metro Wayne County Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 631 miles or 1015 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DTW to BOS flight is about 2 hour 7 minutes.

How many flights go between Detroit, MI and Boston, MA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 68 available flights from DTW to BOS.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeDTW
Origination airport nameDetroit Metro Wayne County Airport
CityDetroit, MI
Countrythe United States
Latitude42.2
Longitude-83.4

Return Airport

Destination codeBOS
Destination airport nameLogan International Airport
CityBoston, MA
Countrythe United States
Latitude42.4
Longitude-71

 

Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from DTW to BOS tend to depart as late as the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 28% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 20% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave BOS heading for DTW about 18 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Boston, MA is about 16 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Delta: 21 minutes late
  • JetBlue: 16 minutes late
  • Spirit: 2 minutes early
  • Some airlines not reporting

 

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