The cheapest times to fly from ICT to DTW are

  • August 6th to November 18th
  • December 24th to February 25th

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 ICT to DTW is late October to early November. Prices can be as high as $638 for Sunday flights during mid to late November, or as low as $274 for Tuesday flights around late October to early November.


When to Fly to Detroit

Flying from Wichita, KS (ICT) to Detroit, MI (DTW) will usually cost between $294 to $442 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October to early November with an average ticket price of $311. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid to late November, with an average price of $430. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $119 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $363 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ICT to DTW flight.

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

ICT to DTW Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ICT to DTW flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Wichita. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.28, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays 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 $72 (18%) 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 $325. Return trip prices are from the DTW to ICT 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 ICT 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 2 hour 26 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 ICT to DTW while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Toledo Express Airport (TOL) in Toledo, OH

  • 49 miles (79 km) away from DTW
  • Usually 9.23% less expensive than DTW
  • 1-layover flights available

See ICT to TOL flights

Destination alternative #2: Gerald R. Ford International Airport (GRR) in Grand Rapids, MI

  • 120 miles (193 km) away from DTW
  • Usually 3.44% less expensive than DTW
  • 1-layover flights available

See ICT to GRR flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Frontier, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Detroit Metro Wayne County Airport to Wichita Dwight D Eisenhower National Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 808 miles or 1300 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ICT to DTW flight is about 2 hour 26 minutes.

How many flights go between Wichita, KS and Detroit, MI?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 65 available flights from ICT to DTW.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeICT
Origination airport nameWichita Dwight D Eisenhower National Airport
CityWichita, KS
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

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


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