The cheapest times to fly from DTW to ECP are
- January 1st to February 11th
- May 28th to June 10th
- August 13th to November 18th
- December 3rd 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 ECP is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $729 for Sunday flights during early April, or as low as $238 for Wednesday flights around mid to late September.
When to Fly to Panama City
Flying from Detroit, MI (DTW) to Panama City, FL (ECP) will usually cost between $258 to $481 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 $258. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early April, with an average price of $484. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $226 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $330 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DTW to ECP flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the DTW to ECP route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the DTW to ECP 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 $0.25, which is below average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to ECP, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into DTW. 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 $106 (27%) on this flight.
Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $287. Return trip prices are from the ECP 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 ECP can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 29 minutes may not be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from DTW to ECP? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Frontier, Qantas, Southwest, Spirit, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport to Detroit Metro Wayne County Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 830 miles or 1336 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from DTW to ECP?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop DTW to ECP flight is about 2 hour 29 minutes.
How many flights go between Detroit, MI and Panama City, FL?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 43 available flights from DTW to ECP.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Detroit Metro Wayne County Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport|
|City||Panama City, FL|
|Country||the United States|
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