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The cheapest times to fly from DTW to BTR are

  • January 1st to February 11th
  • April 16th to April 29th
  • May 28th to June 10th
  • August 6th to October 7th

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 BTR is early September. Prices can be as high as $796 for Sunday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $202 for Tuesday flights around early September.

 

When to Fly to Baton Rouge

Flying from Detroit, MI (DTW) to Baton Rouge, LA (BTR) will usually cost between $213 to $473 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $214. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $457. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $242 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $276 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DTW to BTR flight.

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

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DTW to BTR Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DTW to BTR 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 $0.19, which is below 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 $153 (39%) 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 $235. Return trip prices are from the BTR to DTW flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

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Return Day Prices

 

Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from DTW to BTR can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 38 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 BTR while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) in New Orleans, LA

  • 65 miles (105 km) away from BTR
  • Usually 14.86% less expensive than BTR
  • Nonstop flights available

See DTW to MSY flights

Destination alternative #2: Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport (GPT) in Gulfport/Biloxi, MS

  • 124 miles (200 km) away from BTR
  • Usually 4.35% less expensive than BTR
  • 1-layover flights available

See DTW to GPT flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Baton Rouge Metropolitan/Ryan Field Airport to Detroit Metro Wayne County Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 915 miles or 1473 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DTW to BTR flight is about 2 hour 38 minutes.

How many flights go between Detroit, MI and Baton Rouge, LA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 52 available flights from DTW to BTR.

 

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 codeBTR
Destination airport nameBaton Rouge Metropolitan/Ryan Field Airport
CityBaton Rouge, LA
Countrythe United States
Latitude30.5
Longitude-91.2

 

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