The cheapest times to fly from DTW to RNO are
- January 1st to February 25th (except the week of February 12th)
- April 23rd to June 3rd (except the weeks of May 7th and May 21st)
- August 6th to November 18th (except the week of August 20th)
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 RNO is late October to early November. Prices can be as high as $978 for Sunday flights during late December, or as low as $327 for Tuesday flights around late October to early November.
When to Fly to Reno
Flying from Detroit, MI (DTW) to Reno, NV (RNO) will usually cost between $344 to $616 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October to early November with an average ticket price of $354. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $588. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $234 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $415 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DTW to RNO flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the DTW to RNO route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the DTW to RNO 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 $0.14, 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. Sundays 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 $124 (24%) 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 $388. Return trip prices are from the RNO to DTW flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from DTW to RNO can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 24 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 RNO while comparing.
- 112 miles (180 km) away from RNO
- Usually 23.86% less expensive than RNO
- Nonstop flights available
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from DTW to RNO? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Frontier, Qantas, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Reno/Tahoe International Airport to Detroit Metro Wayne County Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 1897 miles or 3053 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from DTW to RNO?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop DTW to RNO flight is about 4 hour 24 minutes.
How many flights go between Detroit, MI and Reno, NV?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 75 available flights from DTW to RNO.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Detroit Metro Wayne County Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Reno/Tahoe International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
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