The cheapest times to fly from DTW to MBJ are

  • January 1st to February 25th (except the week of February 12th)
  • July 30th to December 9th

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 MBJ is early September. Prices can be as high as $897 for Saturday flights during late December, or as low as $366 for Tuesday flights around early September.


When to Fly to Montego Bay

Flying from Detroit, MI (DTW) to Montego Bay (MBJ) will usually cost between $445 to $721 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $449. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $816. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $366 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $563 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DTW to MBJ flight.

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

DTW to MBJ Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DTW to MBJ flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Detroit. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.21, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday 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 $70 (11%) 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 $555. Return trip prices are from the MBJ 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 MBJ can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 59 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Hacking DTW to MBJ

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 MBJ — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Orlando, FL (DTW > MCO > MBJ)

  • Price for both tickets: $542
  • Average savings: $21 (3.73%)

See DTW to MCO flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, American, Delta, JetBlue, Southwest, Spirit, United, Virgin Atlantic, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1669 miles or 2686 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DTW to MBJ flight is about 3 hour 59 minutes.

How many flights go between Detroit, MI and Montego Bay?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 74 available flights from DTW to MBJ.


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 MBJ
Destination airport name Sangster International Airport
City Montego Bay
Country Jamaica
Latitude 18.5
Longitude -77.9


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