The cheapest times to fly from DTW to TRD are

  • October 1st to April 1st (except the week of 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 TRD is late February and early March. Prices can be as high as $1979 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $1093 for Tuesday flights around late February and early March.


When to Fly to Trondheim

Flying from Detroit, MI (DTW) to Trondheim (TRD) will usually cost between $1118 to $1819 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late February and early March with an average ticket price of $1114. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1875. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $761 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1493 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DTW to TRD flight.

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

DTW to TRD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DTW to TRD flight is slightly 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 $0.25, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to TRD, and Wednesday 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 $85 (6%) 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 $1391. Return trip prices are from the TRD 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 TRD can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 7 hour 48 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking DTW to TRD

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 TRD — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Boston, MA (DTW > BOS > TRD)

  • Price for both tickets: $753
  • Average savings: $740 (49.56%)

See DTW to BOS flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (DTW > LGA > TRD)

  • Price for both tickets: $800
  • Average savings: $694 (46.45%)

See DTW to LGA flights

Hack #3: New York, NY (DTW > JFK > TRD)

  • Price for both tickets: $840
  • Average savings: $653 (43.74%)

See DTW to JFK flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Alitalia, Delta, Finnair, KLM, Lufthansa, SAS, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3786 miles or 6093 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DTW to TRD flight is about 7 hour 48 minutes.

How many flights go between Detroit, MI and Trondheim?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 17 available flights from DTW to TRD.


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 TRD
Destination airport name Vaernes Airport
City Trondheim
Country Norway
Latitude 63.5
Longitude 10.9


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