The cheapest times to fly from DTW to SHV are

  • January 1st to February 11th
  • April 23rd to May 6th
  • July 30th to November 18th

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 SHV is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $567 for Sunday flights during late December, or as low as $276 for Tuesday flights around mid to late September.


When to Fly to Shreveport

Flying from Detroit, MI (DTW) to Shreveport, LA (SHV) will usually cost between $294 to $499 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late September with an average ticket price of $331. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $449. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $118 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $373 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DTW to SHV flight.

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

DTW to SHV Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DTW to SHV 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 $0.26, 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 $102 (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 $316. Return trip prices are from the SHV 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 SHV 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 34 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 SHV while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Tyler Pounds Regional Airport (TYR) in Tyler, TX

  • 92 miles (148 km) away from SHV
  • Usually 13.83% less expensive than SHV
  • 1-layover flights available

See DTW to TYR flights

Destination alternative #2: Texarkana Regional-Webb Field Airport (TXK) in Texarkana, AR

  • 70 miles (113 km) away from SHV
  • Usually 12.75% less expensive than SHV
  • 1-layover flights available

See DTW to TXK flights

Destination alternative #3: East Texas Regional Airport (GGG) in Longview, TX

  • 52 miles (84 km) away from SHV
  • Usually 11.95% less expensive than SHV
  • 1-layover flights available

See DTW to GGG flights

Destination alternative #4: Monroe Regional Airport (MLU) in Monroe, LA

  • 104 miles (167 km) away from SHV
  • Usually 0.13% less expensive than SHV
  • 1-layover flights available

See DTW to MLU flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Shreveport Regional Airport to Detroit Metro Wayne County Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 885 miles or 1424 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DTW to SHV flight is about 2 hour 34 minutes.

How many flights go between Detroit, MI and Shreveport, LA?

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


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeDTW
Origination airport nameDetroit Metro Wayne County Airport
CityDetroit, MI
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeSHV
Destination airport nameShreveport Regional Airport
CityShreveport, LA
Countrythe United States


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