The cheapest times to fly from DTW to POA are

  • January 22nd to April 1st (except the weeks of January 29th, February 12th, and February 19th)
  • May 7th to June 17th
  • August 6th to October 28th

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 POA is early October. Prices can be as high as $2817 for Saturday flights during late July, or as low as $1013 for Tuesday flights around early October.


When to Fly to Porto Alegre

Flying from Detroit, MI (DTW) to Porto Alegre (POA) will usually cost between $1169 to $2328 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early October with an average ticket price of $1156. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $2300. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1143 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1581 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DTW to POA flight.

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

DTW to POA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DTW to POA 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 $0.18, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to POA, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into DTW. 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 $221 (12%) 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 $1562. Return trip prices are from the POA 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 POA can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 10 hour 41 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking DTW to POA

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 POA — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Miami, FL (DTW > MIA > POA)

  • Price for both tickets: $993
  • Average savings: $589 (37.22%)

See DTW to MIA flights

Hack #2: Orlando, FL (DTW > MCO > POA)

  • Price for both tickets: $1028
  • Average savings: $554 (35.01%)

See DTW to MCO flights

Hack #3: Fort Lauderdale, FL (DTW > FLL > POA)

  • Price for both tickets: $1082
  • Average savings: $500 (31.59%)

See DTW to FLL flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Air Canada, American, Avianca, Azul, COPA, Delta, Gol, LATAM, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5392 miles or 8678 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DTW to POA flight is about 10 hour 41 minutes.

How many flights go between Detroit, MI and Porto Alegre?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 43 available flights from DTW to POA.


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 POA
Destination airport name Salgado Filho Airport
City Porto Alegre
Country Brazil
Latitude -30
Longitude -51.2


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