The cheapest times to fly from DTW to VPS are
- January 1st to February 25th (except the week of February 12th)
- May 28th to June 17th
- August 6th to November 18th
- early December
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 VPS is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $1205 for Sunday flights during late July, or as low as $235 for Tuesday flights around mid to late September.
When to Fly to Destin
Flying from Detroit, MI (DTW) to Valparaiso, FL (VPS) will usually cost between $255 to $478 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 $255. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $585. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $330 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $331 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DTW to VPS flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the DTW to VPS route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the DTW to VPS 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 $0.25, 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 $81 (21%) 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 $305. Return trip prices are from the VPS to DTW flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from DTW to VPS 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 28 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 VPS while comparing.
- 44 miles (71 km) away from VPS
- Usually 0.15% less expensive than VPS
- 1-layover flights available
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from DTW to VPS? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Eglin AFB Destin Fort Walton Beach Airport to Detroit Metro Wayne County Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 829 miles or 1334 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from DTW to VPS?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop DTW to VPS flight is about 2 hour 28 minutes.
How many flights go between Detroit, MI and Valparaiso, FL?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 42 available flights from DTW to VPS.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Detroit Metro Wayne County Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Eglin AFB Destin Fort Walton Beach Airport|
|Country||the United States|
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