The cheapest times to fly from DTW to SDQ are

  • January 1st to February 25th (except the week of February 12th)
  • July 30th to December 9th

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 SDQ is early to mid October. Prices can be as high as $1029 for Sunday flights during late December, or as low as $406 for Tuesday flights around early to mid October.


When to Fly to Santo Domingo

Flying from Detroit, MI (DTW) to Santo Domingo (SDQ) will usually cost between $439 to $767 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid October with an average ticket price of $443. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $849. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $406 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $614 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DTW to SDQ flight.

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

DTW to SDQ Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DTW to SDQ flight is cheaper than the average and costs less 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

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 $69 (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 $563. Return trip prices are from the SDQ 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 SDQ 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 16 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 SDQ while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Gregorio Luperon International Airport (POP) in Puerto Plata

  • 109 miles (175 km) away from SDQ
  • Usually 10.68% less expensive than SDQ
  • 1-layover flights available

See DTW to POP flights

Destination alternative #2: Punta Cana International Airport (PUJ) in Punta Cana

  • 86 miles (138 km) away from SDQ
  • Usually 0.81% less expensive than SDQ
  • Nonstop flights available

See DTW to PUJ flights


Flight Hacking DTW to SDQ

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 SDQ — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $516
  • Average savings: $98 (15.89%)

See DTW to MIA flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $523
  • Average savings: $91 (14.75%)

See DTW to BOS flights

Hack #3: Orlando, FL (DTW > MCO > SDQ)

  • Price for both tickets: $545
  • Average savings: $69 (11.25%)

See DTW to MCO flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, American, Delta, Emirates, JetBlue, Spirit, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from De Las Americas International Airport to Detroit Metro Wayne County Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1829 miles or 2943 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DTW to SDQ flight is about 4 hour 16 minutes.

How many flights go between Detroit, MI and Santo Domingo?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 66 available flights from DTW to SDQ.


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 SDQ
Destination airport name De Las Americas International Airport
City Santo Domingo
Country Dominican Republic
Latitude 18.4
Longitude -69.7


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