The cheapest times to fly from DTW to KBV are

  • May 21st to July 1st
  • July 23rd 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 KBV is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $10700 for Tuesday flights during early to mid April, or as low as $1760 for Saturday flights around early to mid September.


When to Fly to Krabi

Flying from Detroit, MI (DTW) to Krabi (KBV) will usually cost between $1940 to $7089 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid September with an average ticket price of $1997. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid April, with an average price of $6607. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $4610 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $4169 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DTW to KBV flight.

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

DTW to KBV Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DTW to KBV 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 $0.29, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Saturday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Tuesdays 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 $1783 (32%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Saturday and returning a week later will cost an average of $3602. Return trip prices are from the KBV 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 KBV can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 17 hour 6 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 KBV while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Phuket International Airport (HKT) in Phuket

  • 46 miles (74 km) away from KBV
  • Usually 71.64% less expensive than KBV
  • 1-layover flights available

See DTW to HKT flights

Destination alternative #2: Samui Airport (USM) in Koh Samui

  • 124 miles (200 km) away from KBV
  • Usually 30.79% less expensive than KBV
  • 2-layover flights available

See DTW to USM flights


Flight Hacking DTW to KBV

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 KBV — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Hong Kong (DTW > HKG > KBV)

  • Price for both tickets: $1156
  • Average savings: $3013 (72.28%)

See DTW to HKG flights

Hack #2: Bangkok (DTW > BKK > KBV)

  • Price for both tickets: $1181
  • Average savings: $2988 (71.68%)

See DTW to BKK flights

Hack #3: Kuala Lumpur (DTW > KUL > KBV)

  • Price for both tickets: $1198
  • Average savings: $2971 (71.26%)

See DTW to KUL flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 20 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, ANA, Asiana, Bangkok Airways, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Finnair, JAL, Kenya Airways, KLM, Lufthansa, Qantas, Qatar Airways, Sichuan Airlines, Turkish Airlines, Vietnam Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8956 miles or 14413 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DTW to KBV flight is about 17 hour 6 minutes.

How many flights go between Detroit, MI and Krabi?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 8 available flights from DTW to KBV.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeDTW
Origination airport nameDetroit Metro Wayne County Airport
CityDetroit, MI
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeKBV
Destination airport nameKrabi Airport


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