The cheapest times to fly from FNA to DTW are

  • January 15th to April 8th
  • April 30th to June 17th (except the week of May 7th)
  • October 8th to December 2nd

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 FNA to DTW is early to mid February. Prices can be as high as $2799 for Wednesday flights during early August, or as low as $1559 for Tuesday flights around early to mid February.


When to Fly to Detroit

Flying from Freetown (FNA) to Detroit, MI (DTW) will usually cost between $1647 to $2351 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid February with an average ticket price of $1687. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $2303. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $617 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1813 can be considered a good price for a round-trip FNA to DTW flight.

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

FNA to DTW Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the FNA to DTW flight is more expensive than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Freetown. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.23, which is 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 Freetown. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $1500 (32%) 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 $1836. Return trip prices are from the DTW to FNA 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 FNA 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 9 hour 38 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking FNA 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 FNA to DTW — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: New York, NY (FNA > JFK > DTW)

  • Price for both tickets: $1596
  • Average savings: $217 (11.97%)

See FNA to BOS flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1678
  • Average savings: $135 (7.45%)

See FNA to JFK flights

Hack #3: Baltimore, MD (FNA > BWI > DTW)

  • Price for both tickets: $1678
  • Average savings: $135 (7.45%)

See FNA to BWI flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Kenya Airways, KLM, Lufthansa, Royal Air Maroc, South African, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4805 miles or 7733 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop FNA to DTW flight is about 9 hour 38 minutes.

How many flights go between Freetown and Detroit, MI?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 11 available flights from FNA to DTW.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code FNA
Origination airport name Freetown Lungi Airport
City Freetown
Country Sierra Leone
Latitude 8.6
Longitude -13.2

Return Airport

Destination code DTW
Destination airport name Detroit Metro Wayne County Airport
City Detroit, MI
Country the United States
Latitude 42.2
Longitude -83.4


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