The cheapest times to fly from FIH to DTW are
- January 15th to June 10th (except the weeks of February 26th, March 26th, and April 16th)
- November 5th to December 9th (except the week of November 26th)
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 FIH to DTW is mid to late November. Prices can be as high as $3894 for Wednesday flights during early January, or as low as $1419 for Tuesday flights around mid to late November.
When to Fly to Detroit
Flying from Kinshasa (FIH) to Detroit, MI (DTW) will usually cost between $1419 to $2496 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late November with an average ticket price of $1541. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $2571. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1030 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1686 can be considered a good price for a round-trip FIH to DTW flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the FIH to DTW route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the FIH to DTW flight is more expensive than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Kinshasa. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.15, which is far below average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Wednesdays are the most expensive days to fly to Detroit, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Kinshasa. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $1966 (42%) 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 $1552. Return trip prices are from the DTW to FIH 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 FIH to DTW can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 13 hour 21 minutes may not be realistic.
Flight Hacking FIH to DTW
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 FIH to DTW — but Champion Traveler does!
- Price for both tickets: $1229
- Average savings: $457 (27.11%)
- Price for both tickets: $1280
- Average savings: $407 (24.11%)
- Price for both tickets: $1336
- Average savings: $351 (20.79%)
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from FIH to DTW? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, American, British Airways, Delta, Iberia, KLM, SWISS, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Detroit Metro Wayne County Airport to N’Djili International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 6871 miles or 11058 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from FIH to DTW?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop FIH to DTW flight is about 13 hour 21 minutes.
How many flights go between Kinshasa and Detroit, MI?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 27 available flights from FIH to DTW.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||N’Djili International Airport|
|Country||the Democratic Republic of the Congo|
|Destination airport name||Detroit Metro Wayne County Airport|
|Country||the United States|
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