The cheapest times to fly from HAM to DTW are

  • January 8th to March 25th
  • April 16th to May 27th
  • October 8th to December 9th

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 HAM to DTW is early November. Prices can be as high as $1166 for Friday flights during early to mid July, or as low as $544 for Tuesday flights around early November.


When to Fly to Detroit

Flying from Hamburg (HAM) to Detroit, MI (DTW) will usually cost between $573 to $1097 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early November with an average ticket price of $588. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid July, with an average price of $1090. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $502 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $705 can be considered a good price for a round-trip HAM to DTW flight.

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

HAM to DTW Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the HAM to DTW flight is cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Hamburg. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, 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. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Detroit, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Hamburg. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $112 (9%) 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 $727. Return trip prices are from the DTW to HAM 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 HAM 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 8 hour 19 minutes may not be realistic.


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

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

  • Price for both tickets: $645
  • Average savings: $60 (8.52%)

See HAM to LGA flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (HAM > LGA > DTW)

  • Price for both tickets: $648
  • Average savings: $57 (8.09%)

See HAM to JFK flights

Hack #3: Newark, NJ (HAM > EWR > DTW)

  • Price for both tickets: $650
  • Average savings: $55 (7.74%)

See HAM to EWR flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 22 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air Europa, Air France, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Eurowings, Finnair, Iberia, Icelandair, JetBlue, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, SAS, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4074 miles or 6556 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop HAM to DTW flight is about 8 hour 19 minutes.

How many flights go between Hamburg and Detroit, MI?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 49 available flights from HAM to DTW.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeHAM
Origination airport nameHamburg Airport

Return Airport

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


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