The cheapest times to fly from DTW to NTG are

  • January 1st to April 29th (except the week of February 12th)
  • October 15th to December 9th (except the week of 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 NTG is mid March. Prices can be as high as $5181 for Friday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $1697 for Sunday flights around mid March.


When to Fly to Nantong

Flying from Detroit, MI (DTW) to Jiangsu (NTG) will usually cost between $1950 to $3255 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid March with an average ticket price of $2050. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $3722. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1672 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $2440 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DTW to NTG flight.

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

DTW to NTG Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DTW to NTG 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 $0.21, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Sunday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays 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 $393 (15%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Sunday and returning a week later will cost an average of $2412. Return trip prices are from the NTG 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 NTG can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 13 hour 43 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 NTG while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Pudong Airport (PVG) in Shanghai

  • 80 miles (129 km) away from NTG
  • Usually 63.85% less expensive than NTG
  • Nonstop flights available

See DTW to PVG flights

Destination alternative #2: Hongqiao International Airport (SHA) in Shanghai

  • 64 miles (103 km) away from NTG
  • Usually 54.71% less expensive than NTG
  • 1-layover flights available

See DTW to SHA flights

Destination alternative #3: Shuofang Airport (WUX) in Wuxi

  • 51 miles (82 km) away from NTG
  • Usually 39.47% less expensive than NTG
  • 1-layover flights available

See DTW to WUX flights

Destination alternative #4: Xiaoshan Airport (HGH) in Hangzhou

  • 131 miles (211 km) away from NTG
  • Usually 41.62% less expensive than NTG
  • 1-layover flights available

See DTW to HGH flights

Destination alternative #5: Lukou Airport (NKG) in Nanjing

  • 126 miles (203 km) away from NTG
  • Usually 37.42% less expensive than NTG
  • 1-layover flights available

See DTW to NKG flights


Flight Hacking DTW to NTG

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 NTG — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Beijing (DTW > PEK > NTG)

  • Price for both tickets: $1290
  • Average savings: $1150 (47.13%)

See DTW to PEK flights

Hack #2: Guangzhou (DTW > CAN > NTG)

  • Price for both tickets: $1483
  • Average savings: $958 (39.24%)

See DTW to CAN flights

Hack #3: Wuhan (DTW > WUH > NTG)

  • Price for both tickets: $1650
  • Average savings: $790 (32.37%)

See DTW to WUH flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 14 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air China, ANA, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, KLM, Shanghai Airlines, Shenzhen, Sichuan Airlines, Turkish Airlines, United, WestJet, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7075 miles or 11386 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DTW to NTG flight is about 13 hour 43 minutes.

How many flights go between Detroit, MI and Jiangsu?

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


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 NTG
Destination airport name Nantong Xingdong Airport
City Jiangsu
Country China
Latitude 32.1
Longitude 121


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