The cheapest times to fly from DTW to NWI are

  • January 1st to March 25th
  • April 23rd to May 6th
  • October 8th to December 9th (except the week of November 19th)

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 NWI is early to mid February. Prices can be as high as $1401 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $796 for Tuesday flights around early to mid February.


When to Fly to Norwich

Flying from Detroit, MI (DTW) to Norwich (NWI) will usually cost between $803 to $1221 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid February with an average ticket price of $853. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1271. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $418 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $984 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DTW to NWI flight.

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

DTW to NWI Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DTW to NWI flight is priced close to the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Detroit. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.16, 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. 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 $113 (10%) 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 $907. Return trip prices are from the NWI 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 NWI 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 48 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 NWI while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: London Gatwick Airport (LGW) in London

  • 123 miles (198 km) away from NWI
  • Usually 12.30% less expensive than NWI
  • 1-layover flights available

See DTW to LGW flights

Destination alternative #2: Schiphol Airport (AMS) in Amsterdam

  • 149 miles (240 km) away from NWI
  • Usually 8.79% less expensive than NWI
  • Nonstop flights available

See DTW to AMS flights

Destination alternative #3: London City Airport (LCY) in London

  • 96 miles (154 km) away from NWI
  • Usually 6.30% less expensive than NWI
  • 1-layover flights available

See DTW to LCY flights

Destination alternative #4: London Heathrow Airport (LHR) in London

  • 111 miles (179 km) away from NWI
  • Usually 4.78% less expensive than NWI
  • Nonstop flights available

See DTW to LHR flights


Flight Hacking DTW to NWI

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 NWI — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: New York, NY (DTW > LGA > NWI)

  • Price for both tickets: $775
  • Average savings: $210 (21.29%)

See DTW to LGA flights

Hack #2: Boston, MA (DTW > BOS > NWI)

  • Price for both tickets: $838
  • Average savings: $146 (14.84%)

See DTW to BOS flights

Hack #3: New York, NY (DTW > JFK > NWI)

  • Price for both tickets: $866
  • Average savings: $119 (12.04%)

See DTW to JFK flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Delta, KLM, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3786 miles or 6093 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DTW to NWI flight is about 7 hour 48 minutes.

How many flights go between Detroit, MI and Norwich?

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


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 NWI
Destination airport name Norwich Airport
City Norwich
Country the United Kingdom
Latitude 52.7
Longitude 1.3


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