The cheapest times to fly from DTW to LAS are
- January 8th to February 11th
- May 21st to June 10th
- August 6th to December 16th (except the weeks of November 19th and November 26th)
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 LAS is early December. Prices can be as high as $874 for Sunday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $229 for Tuesday flights around early December.
When to Fly to Las Vegas
Flying from Detroit, MI (DTW) to Las Vegas, NV (LAS) will usually cost between $252 to $460 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $274. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $443. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $169 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $327 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DTW to LAS flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the DTW to LAS route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the DTW to LAS 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 $0.12, which is far below average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. 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 $93 (24%) on this flight.
Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $289. Return trip prices are from the LAS 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 LAS can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 7 minutes may be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from DTW to LAS? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 14 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Europa, Alaska, American, China Eastern, Delta, Emirates, Frontier, Hawaiian, JetBlue, Qantas, Qatar Airways, Southwest, Spirit, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from McCarran International Airport to Detroit Metro Wayne County Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 1745 miles or 2808 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from DTW to LAS?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop DTW to LAS flight is about 4 hour 7 minutes.
How many flights go between Detroit, MI and Las Vegas, NV?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 67 available flights from DTW to LAS.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Detroit Metro Wayne County Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||McCarran International Airport|
|City||Las Vegas, NV|
|Country||the United States|
Late and Early Flight Data
Flights from DTW to LAS tend to depart as late as the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 26% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 8% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave LAS heading for DTW about 11 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Las Vegas, NV is about 1 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- Southwest: 1 minutes late
- Delta: 11 minutes late
- Spirit: 11 minutes late
- Frontier: 21 minutes late
- Some airlines not reporting
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