The cheapest times to fly from IXM to DTW are

  • January 22nd to June 10th
  • October 29th to November 11th

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 IXM to DTW is early April. Prices can be as high as $3649 for Friday flights during early January, or as low as $1169 for Monday flights around early April.


When to Fly to Detroit

Flying from Madurai (IXM) to Detroit, MI (DTW) will usually cost between $1191 to $1855 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early April with an average ticket price of $1240. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $2003. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $763 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1510 can be considered a good price for a round-trip IXM to DTW flight.

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

IXM to DTW Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the IXM to DTW flight is more expensive than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Madurai. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to DTW, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into IXM. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Detroit, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Madurai. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $333 (16%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1454. Return trip prices are from the DTW to IXM 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 IXM to DTW can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 16 hour 33 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Chennai (IXM > MAA > DTW)

  • Price for both tickets: $1212
  • Average savings: $298 (19.74%)

See IXM to DEL flights

Hack #2: Delhi (IXM > DEL > DTW)

  • Price for both tickets: $1283
  • Average savings: $228 (15.07%)

See IXM to MAA flights

Hack #3: Bangalore (IXM > BLR > DTW)

  • Price for both tickets: $1308
  • Average savings: $202 (13.38%)

See IXM to BLR flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 12 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Air India, American, British Airways, Delta, JAL, KLM, Lufthansa, SriLankan, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8652 miles or 13924 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop IXM to DTW flight is about 16 hour 33 minutes.

How many flights go between Madurai and Detroit, MI?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 14 available flights from IXM to DTW.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeIXM
Origination airport nameMadurai Airport

Return Airport

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


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