The cheapest times to fly from DTW to WLS are

  • March 19th to May 13th
  • July 16th to October 28th (except the weeks of July 23rd, August 6th, September 10th, September 17th, and October 8th)

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 WLS is mid March. Prices can be as high as $11700 for Wednesday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $1956 for Monday flights around mid March.


When to Fly to Wallis

Flying from Detroit, MI (DTW) to Wallis (WLS) will usually cost between $2115 to $11200 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid March with an average ticket price of $2309. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $11700. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $9391 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $9587 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DTW to WLS flight.

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

DTW to WLS Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DTW to WLS 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 $0.85, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Wednesdays 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 $6627 (63%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $2105. Return trip prices are from the WLS 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 WLS can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 13 hour 32 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking DTW to WLS

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 WLS — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Nadi (DTW > NAN > WLS)

  • Price for both tickets: $1803
  • Average savings: $7784 (81.19%)

See DTW to NAN flights

Hack #2: Kansas City, MO (DTW > MCI > WLS)

  • Price for both tickets: $2036
  • Average savings: $7551 (78.76%)

See DTW to MCI flights

Hack #3: Austin, TX (DTW > AUS > WLS)

  • Price for both tickets: $2182
  • Average savings: $7406 (77.25%)

See DTW to AUS flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Air New Zealand, Aircalin, American, Delta, Fiji Airways, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6972 miles or 11220 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DTW to WLS flight is about 13 hour 32 minutes.

How many flights go between Detroit, MI and Wallis?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 34 available flights from DTW to WLS.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination codeWLS
Destination airport nameWallis Hihifo Airport
CountryWallis and Futuna


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