The cheapest times to fly from DTW to VGO are

  • January 1st to May 6th (except the weeks of April 2nd and April 16th)
  • October 8th to December 16th

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 VGO is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $1958 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $751 for Tuesday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to Vigo

Flying from Detroit, MI (DTW) to Vigo (VGO) will usually cost between $1000 to $1762 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $970. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1829. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $858 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1445 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DTW to VGO flight.

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

DTW to VGO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DTW to VGO 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 $0.24, 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 $153 (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 $1342. Return trip prices are from the VGO 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 VGO can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 7 hour 37 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 VGO while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Porto Airport (OPO) in Porto

  • 68 miles (109 km) away from VGO
  • Usually 29.97% less expensive than VGO
  • 1-layover flights available

See DTW to OPO flights

Destination alternative #2: Santiago Airport (SCQ) in Santiago de Compostela

  • 47 miles (76 km) away from VGO
  • Usually 7.96% less expensive than VGO
  • 1-layover flights available

See DTW to SCQ flights


Flight Hacking DTW to VGO

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 VGO — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: New York, NY (DTW > LGA > VGO)

  • Price for both tickets: $744
  • Average savings: $701 (48.51%)

See DTW to LGA flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $752
  • Average savings: $694 (47.99%)

See DTW to BOS flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $752
  • Average savings: $693 (47.96%)

See DTW to JFK flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Air Canada, Air Europa, Air France, Alitalia, American, British Airways, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, JetBlue, KLM, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3690 miles or 5938 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DTW to VGO flight is about 7 hour 37 minutes.

How many flights go between Detroit, MI and Vigo?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 20 available flights from DTW to VGO.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination codeVGO
Destination airport nameVigo Airport


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