The cheapest times to fly from DTW to DRW are
- January 22nd to May 6th (except the week of March 26th)
- August 13th to September 16th
- October 22nd to December 2nd
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 DRW is early November. Prices can be as high as $6522 for Tuesday flights during late December, or as low as $1750 for Monday flights around early November.
When to Fly to Darwin
Flying from Detroit, MI (DTW) to Darwin (DRW) will usually cost between $1820 to $3324 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early November with an average ticket price of $1792. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $3645. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1853 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1995 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DTW to DRW flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the DTW to DRW route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the DTW to DRW flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Detroit. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.13, which is far below average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Monday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Tuesdays are the most expensive days to fly to Darwin, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Detroit. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $310 (14%) on this flight.
Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $2018. Return trip prices are from the DRW 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 DRW can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 18 hour 8 minutes may not be realistic.
Flight Hacking DTW to DRW
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 DRW — but Champion Traveler does!
- Price for both tickets: $1460
- Average savings: $535 (26.82%)
- Price for both tickets: $1484
- Average savings: $512 (25.64%)
- Price for both tickets: $1623
- Average savings: $373 (18.67%)
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from DTW to DRW? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, Air New Zealand, American, China Eastern, Delta, Lufthansa, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Darwin International Airport to Detroit Metro Wayne County Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 9529 miles or 15335 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from DTW to DRW?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop DTW to DRW flight is about 18 hour 8 minutes.
How many flights go between Detroit, MI and Darwin?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 11 available flights from DTW to DRW.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Detroit Metro Wayne County Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Darwin International Airport|
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