The cheapest times to fly from DTW to UTP are

  • July 30th to February 4th (except the week of December 24th)

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 UTP is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $6861 for Saturday flights during late June, or as low as $1318 for Tuesday flights around early to mid September.


When to Fly to Pattaya City

Flying from Detroit, MI (DTW) to Utapao (UTP) will usually cost between $1550 to $5722 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid September with an average ticket price of $1578. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late June, with an average price of $5802. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $4224 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $3319 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DTW to UTP flight.

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

DTW to UTP Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DTW to UTP 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 $0.24, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. 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 $687 (19%) 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 $3092. Return trip prices are from the UTP 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 UTP can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 16 hour 31 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 UTP while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Suvarnabhumi International Airport (BKK) in Bangkok

  • 71 miles (114 km) away from UTP
  • Usually 66.28% less expensive than UTP
  • 1-layover flights available

See DTW to BKK flights


Flight Hacking DTW to UTP

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 UTP — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Kuala Lumpur (DTW > KUL > UTP)

  • Price for both tickets: $1250
  • Average savings: $2069 (62.35%)

See DTW to KUL flights

Hack #2: Phuket (DTW > HKT > UTP)

  • Price for both tickets: $1254
  • Average savings: $2065 (62.23%)

See DTW to HKT flights

Hack #3: Chiang Mai (DTW > CNX > UTP)

  • Price for both tickets: $1342
  • Average savings: $1977 (59.56%)

See DTW to CNX flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 17 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air France, ANA, Asiana, Bangkok Airways, British Airways, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Hainan, Kenya Airways, KLM, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, Shanghai Airlines, Turkish Airlines, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from U-Tapao Pattaya International Airport to Detroit Metro Wayne County Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8632 miles or 13892 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DTW to UTP flight is about 16 hour 31 minutes.

How many flights go between Detroit, MI and Utapao?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 9 available flights from DTW to UTP.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination codeUTP
Destination airport nameU-Tapao Pattaya International Airport


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