The cheapest times to fly from DTW to SEZ are

  • July 30th to February 11th (except the weeks of October 22nd and December 17th)

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 SEZ is late September. Prices can be as high as $8897 for Tuesday flights during mid May, or as low as $1159 for Thursday flights around late September.


When to Fly to Mahé, Seychelles

Flying from Detroit, MI (DTW) to Mahe Islands (SEZ) will usually cost between $1224 to $7938 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late September with an average ticket price of $1273. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid May, with an average price of $7096. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $5823 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $2963 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DTW to SEZ flight.

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

DTW to SEZ Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DTW to SEZ flight is more expensive than the average and costs more 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

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SEZ, and Sunday the cheapest day to fly back into DTW. Tuesdays are the most expensive days to fly to Mahé, Seychelles, and Thursdays are the most expensive days to return to Detroit. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $1721 (33%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $2401. Return trip prices are from the SEZ 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 SEZ can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 16 hour 51 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking DTW to SEZ

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 SEZ — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: New York, NY (DTW > JFK > SEZ)

  • Price for both tickets: $1343
  • Average savings: $1620 (54.67%)

See DTW to JFK flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1359
  • Average savings: $1604 (54.13%)

See DTW to BOS flights

Hack #3: Chicago, IL (DTW > ORD > SEZ)

  • Price for both tickets: $1405
  • Average savings: $1558 (52.57%)

See DTW to ORD flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 24 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Air India, Air Seychelles, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Emirates, Ethiopian, Etihad, JetBlue, Kenya Airways, KLM, Lufthansa, Qantas, Qatar Airways, South African, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8818 miles or 14191 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DTW to SEZ flight is about 16 hour 51 minutes.

How many flights go between Detroit, MI and Mahe Islands?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 36 available flights from DTW to SEZ.


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 SEZ
Destination airport name Seychelles International Airport
City Mahe Islands
Country the Seychelles
Latitude -4.7
Longitude 55.5


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