The cheapest times to fly from DTW to ZYL are

  • July 16th to November 25th (except the week of November 5th)

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 ZYL is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $9329 for Monday flights during early to mid December, or as low as $1155 for Tuesday flights around mid to late September.


When to Fly to Sylhet

Flying from Detroit, MI (DTW) to Sylhet (ZYL) will usually cost between $1343 to $8385 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 $1385. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid December, with an average price of $7047. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $5662 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $5053 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DTW to ZYL flight.

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

DTW to ZYL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DTW to ZYL 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 $0.4, which is a bit above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to ZYL, and Saturday the cheapest day to fly back into DTW. Mondays are the most expensive days to fly to Sylhet, and Wednesdays are the most expensive days to return to Detroit. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $810 (8%) 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 $3863. Return trip prices are from the ZYL 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 ZYL can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 14 hour 60 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 ZYL while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport (DAC) in Dhaka

  • 121 miles (195 km) away from ZYL
  • Usually 75.37% less expensive than ZYL
  • 2-layover flights available

See DTW to DAC flights

Destination alternative #2: Guwahati International Airport (GAU) in Guwahati

  • 81 miles (130 km) away from ZYL
  • Usually 69.85% less expensive than ZYL
  • 2-layover flights available

See DTW to GAU flights


Flight Hacking DTW to ZYL

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 ZYL — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Dhaka (DTW > DAC > ZYL)

  • Price for both tickets: $1456
  • Average savings: $3597 (71.18%)

See DTW to DAC flights

Hack #2: Doha (DTW > DOH > ZYL)

  • Price for both tickets: $1502
  • Average savings: $3551 (70.28%)

See DTW to DOH flights

Hack #3: Dubai (DTW > DXB > ZYL)

  • Price for both tickets: $1519
  • Average savings: $3534 (69.95%)

See DTW to DXB flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air India, American, Biman, British Airways, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7784 miles or 12527 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DTW to ZYL flight is about 14 hour 60 minutes.

How many flights go between Detroit, MI and Sylhet?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 7 available flights from DTW to ZYL.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination codeZYL
Destination airport nameSavannakhet Airport


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