The cheapest times to fly from DTW to CPH are

  • January 8th to April 22nd (except the week of April 9th)
  • September 17th to December 9th (except the week of November 19th)

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 CPH is mid November. Prices can be as high as $1401 for Saturday flights during late June, or as low as $667 for Tuesday flights around mid November.


When to Fly to Copenhagen

Flying from Detroit, MI (DTW) to Copenhagen (CPH) will usually cost between $725 to $1276 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid November with an average ticket price of $758. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late June, with an average price of $1248. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $490 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $963 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DTW to CPH flight.

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

DTW to CPH Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DTW to CPH flight is priced close to the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Detroit. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.15, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays 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 $101 (10%) 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 $909. Return trip prices are from the CPH 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 CPH can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 8 hour 21 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking DTW to CPH

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 CPH — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Boston, MA (DTW > BOS > CPH)

  • Price for both tickets: $642
  • Average savings: $322 (33.39%)

See DTW to BOS flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (DTW > JFK > CPH)

  • Price for both tickets: $666
  • Average savings: $297 (30.84%)

See DTW to JFK flights

Hack #3: Miami, FL (DTW > MIA > CPH)

  • Price for both tickets: $683
  • Average savings: $281 (29.13%)

See DTW to MIA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 21 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air Europa, Air France, Air India, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Finnair, Icelandair, JetBlue, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, SAS, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4096 miles or 6592 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DTW to CPH flight is about 8 hour 21 minutes.

How many flights go between Detroit, MI and Copenhagen?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 78 available flights from DTW to CPH.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination codeCPH
Destination airport nameKastrup Airport


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