The cheapest times to fly from DTW to GAJ are
- January 1st to March 4th
- April 2nd to April 15th
- August 20th to October 7th
- October 22nd 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 GAJ is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $2841 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $1164 for Wednesday flights around mid to late September.
When to Fly to Yamagata
Flying from Detroit, MI (DTW) to Yamagata (GAJ) will usually cost between $1283 to $2113 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 $1289. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $2409. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1120 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1531 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DTW to GAJ flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the DTW to GAJ route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the DTW to GAJ flight is 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 $0.15, which is far below average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays 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 $243 (14%) 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 $1507. Return trip prices are from the GAJ 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 GAJ can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 12 hour 11 minutes may not be realistic.
Flight Hacking DTW to GAJ
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 GAJ — but Champion Traveler does!
- Price for both tickets: $1384
- Average savings: $148 (9.63%)
- Price for both tickets: $1387
- Average savings: $144 (9.41%)
- Price for both tickets: $1393
- Average savings: $139 (9.05%)
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from DTW to GAJ? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, ANA, Delta, JAL, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Yamagata Airport to Detroit Metro Wayne County Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 6225 miles or 10018 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from DTW to GAJ?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop DTW to GAJ flight is about 12 hour 11 minutes.
How many flights go between Detroit, MI and Yamagata?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 18 available flights from DTW to GAJ.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Detroit Metro Wayne County Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Yamagata Airport|
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