dtw-to-pns

 

The cheapest times to fly from DTW to PNS are

  • January 1st to February 11th
  • May 21st to June 17th
  • July 2nd to July 15th
  • August 13th to November 18th (except the week of October 15th)

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 PNS is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $880 for Friday flights during early August, or as low as $235 for Tuesday flights around early to mid September.

 

When to Fly to Pensacola

Flying from Detroit, MI (DTW) to Pensacola, FL (PNS) will usually cost between $255 to $476 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid September with an average ticket price of $250. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $532. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $282 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $365 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DTW to PNS flight.

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

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DTW to PNS Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DTW to PNS 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 $0.27, which is below average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday 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 $92 (23%) 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 $312. Return trip prices are from the PNS to DTW flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from DTW to PNS can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 29 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 PNS while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport (GPT) in Gulfport/Biloxi, MS

  • 112 miles (180 km) away from PNS
  • Usually 27.67% less expensive than PNS
  • 1-layover flights available

See DTW to GPT flights

Destination alternative #2: Hattiesburg-Laurel Regional Airport (PIB) in Hattiesburg/Laurel, MS

  • 145 miles (233 km) away from PNS
  • Usually 18.63% less expensive than PNS
  • 1-layover flights available

See DTW to PIB flights

Destination alternative #3: Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport (ECP) in Panama City, FL

  • 83 miles (134 km) away from PNS
  • Usually 9.59% less expensive than PNS
  • 1-layover flights available

See DTW to ECP flights

Destination alternative #4: Eglin AFB Destin Fort Walton Beach Airport (VPS) in Valparaiso, FL

  • 39 miles (63 km) away from PNS
  • Usually 9.45% less expensive than PNS
  • 1-layover flights available

See DTW to VPS flights

Destination alternative #5: Montgomery Regional Airport (MGM) in Montgomery, AL

  • 135 miles (217 km) away from PNS
  • Usually 8.22% less expensive than PNS
  • 1-layover flights available

See DTW to MGM flights

Destination alternative #6: Mobile Regional Airport (MOB) in Mobile, AL

  • 65 miles (105 km) away from PNS
  • Usually 7.12% less expensive than PNS
  • 1-layover flights available

See DTW to MOB flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Emirates, Frontier, Hawaiian, JetBlue, Qatar Airways, Silver Airways, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 838 miles or 1349 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DTW to PNS flight is about 2 hour 29 minutes.

How many flights go between Detroit, MI and Pensacola, FL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 45 available flights from DTW to PNS.

 

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 PNS
Destination airport name Pensacola International Airport
City Pensacola, FL
Country the United States
Latitude 30.5
Longitude -87.2

 

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