The cheapest times to fly from DTW to NTE are

  • October 1st to April 1st (except the week of December 17th)

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 NTE is mid January. Prices can be as high as $1981 for Saturday flights during late August to early September, or as low as $1051 for Tuesday flights around mid January.


When to Fly to Nantes

Flying from Detroit, MI (DTW) to Nantes (NTE) will usually cost between $1077 to $1870 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid January with an average ticket price of $1087. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late August to early September, with an average price of $1839. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $752 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1635 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DTW to NTE flight.

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

DTW to NTE Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DTW to NTE 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 $0.26, 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 $133 (8%) 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 $1424. Return trip prices are from the NTE 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 NTE can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 7 hour 54 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking DTW to NTE

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 NTE — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: New York, NY (DTW > JFK > NTE)

  • Price for both tickets: $910
  • Average savings: $725 (44.34%)

See DTW to JFK flights

Hack #2: Dublin (DTW > DUB > NTE)

  • Price for both tickets: $912
  • Average savings: $723 (44.22%)

See DTW to DUB flights

Hack #3: Paris (DTW > CDG > NTE)

  • Price for both tickets: $952
  • Average savings: $684 (41.8%)

See DTW to CDG flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 15 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Aeromexico, Air Europa, Air France, Alitalia, American, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Tap Air Portugal, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3841 miles or 6181 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DTW to NTE flight is about 7 hour 54 minutes.

How many flights go between Detroit, MI and Nantes?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 11 available flights from DTW to NTE.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination codeNTE
Destination airport nameNantes Atlantique Airport


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