The cheapest times to fly from DTW to DUS are

  • January 8th to March 25th
  • April 23rd to May 13th (except the week of April 30th)
  • September 10th to December 16th (except the week of September 24th)

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 DUS is early November. Prices can be as high as $1762 for Friday flights during late June, or as low as $701 for Monday flights around early November.


When to Fly to Düsseldorf

Flying from Detroit, MI (DTW) to Dusseldorf (DUS) will usually cost between $741 to $1762 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 $735. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late June, with an average price of $1651. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $916 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $950 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DTW to DUS flight.

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

DTW to DUS Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DTW to DUS 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

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to DUS, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into DTW. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Düsseldorf, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Detroit. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $103 (9%) 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 $998. Return trip prices are from the DUS 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 DUS 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 15 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 DUS while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Luxembourg Airport (LUX) in Luxembourg

  • 117 miles (188 km) away from DUS
  • Usually 9.74% less expensive than DUS
  • 1-layover flights available

See DTW to LUX flights

Destination alternative #2: Brussels National Airport (BRU) in Brussels

  • 102 miles (164 km) away from DUS
  • Usually 5.84% less expensive than DUS
  • 1-layover flights available

See DTW to BRU flights

Destination alternative #3: Schiphol Airport (AMS) in Amsterdam

  • 111 miles (179 km) away from DUS
  • Usually 5.53% less expensive than DUS
  • Nonstop flights available

See DTW to AMS flights


Flight Hacking DTW to DUS

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 DUS — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $764
  • Average savings: $186 (19.58%)

See DTW to BOS flights

Hack #2: Columbus, OH (DTW > CMH > DUS)

  • Price for both tickets: $801
  • Average savings: $149 (15.68%)

See DTW to CMH flights

Hack #3: Grand Rapids, MI (DTW > GRR > DUS)

  • Price for both tickets: $801
  • Average savings: $149 (15.68%)

See DTW to GRR flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 38 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air China, Air Europa, Air France, Alaska, Alitalia, American, ANA, Asiana, Austrian, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Eurowings, EVA Air, Icelandair, JAL, JetBlue, KLM, Korean Air, LOT, Lufthansa, Malaysia Airlines, Qantas, Qatar Airways, SAS, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, Vietnam Airlines, Virgin Atlantic, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4037 miles or 6497 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DTW to DUS flight is about 8 hour 15 minutes.

How many flights go between Detroit, MI and Dusseldorf?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 53 available flights from DTW to DUS.


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 DUS
Destination airport name Duesseldorf Airport
City Dusseldorf
Country Germany
Latitude 51.3
Longitude 6.8


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