The cheapest times to fly from DTW to CRP are

  • January 1st to February 25th
  • July 23rd to December 9th (except the weeks of November 19th and November 26th)

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 CRP is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $867 for Sunday flights during early April, or as low as $334 for Tuesday flights around mid to late September.


When to Fly to Corpus Christi

Flying from Detroit, MI (DTW) to Corpus Christi, TX (CRP) will usually cost between $362 to $621 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late September with an average ticket price of $388. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early April, with an average price of $605. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $217 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $470 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DTW to CRP flight.

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

DTW to CRP Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DTW to CRP 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 $0.23, 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 $114 (21%) 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 $435. Return trip prices are from the CRP 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 CRP can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 17 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 CRP while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: San Antonio International Airport (SAT) in San Antonio, TX

  • 135 miles (217 km) away from CRP
  • Usually 42.49% less expensive than CRP
  • Nonstop flights available

See DTW to SAT flights

Destination alternative #2: Brownsville South Padre Island International Airport (BRO) in Brownsville, TX

  • 129 miles (208 km) away from CRP
  • Usually 19.49% less expensive than CRP
  • 1-layover flights available

See DTW to BRO flights

Destination alternative #3: Valley International Airport (HRL) in Harlingen/San Benito, TX

  • 107 miles (172 km) away from CRP
  • Usually 16.51% less expensive than CRP
  • 1-layover flights available

See DTW to HRL flights

Destination alternative #4: McAllen Miller International Airport (MFE) in Mission/McAllen/Edinburg, TX

  • 119 miles (192 km) away from CRP
  • Usually 13.74% less expensive than CRP
  • 1-layover flights available

See DTW to MFE flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1275 miles or 2052 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DTW to CRP flight is about 3 hour 17 minutes.

How many flights go between Detroit, MI and Corpus Christi, TX?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 49 available flights from DTW to CRP.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code DTW
Origination airport name Detroit Metro Wayne County Airport
City Detroit, MI
Country the United States
Latitude 42.2
Longitude -83.4

Return Airport

Destination code CRP
Destination airport name Corpus Christi International Airport
City Corpus Christi, TX
Country the United States
Latitude 27.8
Longitude -97.5


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