The cheapest times to fly from DTW to CUN are
- January 1st to February 11th
- April 23rd to May 6th
- May 28th to June 17th
- early to mid July
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 CUN is mid November. Prices can be as high as $955 for Sunday flights during late December, or as low as $400 for Tuesday flights around mid November.
When to Fly to Cancún
Flying from Detroit, MI (DTW) to Cancun (CUN) will usually cost between $425 to $599 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 $431. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $762. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $332 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $454 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DTW to CUN flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the DTW to CUN route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the DTW to CUN 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 $82 (15%) 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 $449. Return trip prices are from the CUN to DTW flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from DTW to CUN can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 38 minutes may be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from DTW to CUN? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Air Canada, Alaska, American, Delta, Emirates, Frontier, JetBlue, Korean Air, Qantas, Southwest, Spirit, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Cancun International Airport to Detroit Metro Wayne County Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 1477 miles or 2377 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from DTW to CUN?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop DTW to CUN flight is about 3 hour 38 minutes.
How many flights go between Detroit, MI and Cancun?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 89 available flights from DTW to CUN.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Detroit Metro Wayne County Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Cancun International Airport|
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