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The cheapest times to fly from LAS to DTW are

  • January 15th to February 4th
  • May 21st to June 17th (except the week of June 4th)
  • July 9th to July 22nd
  • August 6th to December 16th (except the week of November 19th)

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 LAS to DTW is early December. Prices can be as high as $875 for Sunday flights during late July, or as low as $229 for Tuesday flights around early December.

 

When to Fly to Detroit

Flying from Las Vegas, NV (LAS) to Detroit, MI (DTW) will usually cost between $252 to $448 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $277. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $442. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $165 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $333 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAS to DTW flight.

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

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LAS to DTW Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LAS to DTW flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Las Vegas. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.12, 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. 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 $93 (24%) 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 $291. Return trip prices are from the DTW to LAS flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from LAS to DTW can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 7 minutes may 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 a nonstop flight from LAS to DTW while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Cleveland-Hopkins International Airport (CLE) in Cleveland, OH

  • 95 miles (153 km) away from DTW
  • Usually 3.15% less expensive than DTW
  • Nonstop flights available

See LAS to CLE flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 14 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Europa, Alaska, American, China Eastern, Delta, Emirates, Frontier, Hawaiian, JetBlue, Qantas, Qatar Airways, Southwest, Spirit, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1745 miles or 2808 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAS to DTW flight is about 4 hour 7 minutes.

How many flights go between Las Vegas, NV and Detroit, MI?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 83 available flights from LAS to DTW.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeLAS
Origination airport nameMcCarran International Airport
CityLas Vegas, NV
Countrythe United States
Latitude36.1
Longitude-115.2

Return Airport

Destination codeDTW
Destination airport nameDetroit Metro Wayne County Airport
CityDetroit, MI
Countrythe United States
Latitude42.2
Longitude-83.4

 

Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from LAS to DTW tend to depart late far less frequently than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 22% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 24% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave DTW heading for LAS about 11 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Detroit, MI is about 8 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Southwest: 5 minutes late
  • Delta: 6 minutes late
  • Spirit: 21 minutes late
  • Frontier: 11 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting

 

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