The cheapest times to fly from DTW to CUZ are

  • January 1st to February 11th
  • August 6th to December 16th

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 CUZ is early December. Prices can be as high as $3191 for Friday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $1016 for Thursday flights around early December.


When to Fly to Cusco

Flying from Detroit, MI (DTW) to Cusco (CUZ) will usually cost between $1049 to $1566 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $1035. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $1945. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $910 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1303 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DTW to CUZ flight.

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

DTW to CUZ Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DTW to CUZ flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Detroit. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.21, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to fly to CUZ, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into DTW. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Cusco, and Wednesdays are the most expensive days to return to Detroit. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $159 (9%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1237. Return trip prices are from the CUZ 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 CUZ can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 8 hour 2 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking DTW to CUZ

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 CUZ — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Fort Lauderdale, FL (DTW > FLL > CUZ)

  • Price for both tickets: $939
  • Average savings: $365 (27.97%)

See DTW to FLL flights

Hack #2: Orlando, FL (DTW > MCO > CUZ)

  • Price for both tickets: $941
  • Average savings: $362 (27.78%)

See DTW to MCO flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $941
  • Average savings: $362 (27.78%)

See DTW to MIA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Air Canada, American, Avianca, Delta, LATAM, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Teniente Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport to Detroit Metro Wayne County Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3919 miles or 6307 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DTW to CUZ flight is about 8 hour 2 minutes.

How many flights go between Detroit, MI and Cusco?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 62 available flights from DTW to CUZ.


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 CUZ
Destination airport name Teniente Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport
City Cusco
Country Peru
Latitude -13.5
Longitude -71.9


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