lim-to-dtw

 

The cheapest times to fly from LIM to DTW are

  • January 15th to February 4th (except the week of January 22nd)
  • July 16th to December 31st (except the week of December 10th)

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 LIM to DTW is mid to late August. Prices can be as high as $1516 for Friday flights during early January, or as low as $556 for Wednesday flights around mid to late August.

 

When to Fly to Detroit

Flying from Lima (LIM) to Detroit, MI (DTW) will usually cost between $739 to $1357 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late August with an average ticket price of $646. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $1366. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $720 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1168 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LIM to DTW flight.

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

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LIM to DTW Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LIM to DTW flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Lima. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.19, which is below average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Detroit, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Lima. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $71 (6%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1082. Return trip prices are from the DTW to LIM 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 LIM 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 7 hour 46 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 LIM to DTW while comparing.

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

  • 95 miles (153 km) away from DTW
  • Usually 39.30% less expensive than DTW
  • 1-layover flights available

See LIM to CLE flights

Destination alternative #2: Akron-Canton Regional Airport (CAK) in Akron, OH

  • 133 miles (214 km) away from DTW
  • Usually 26.80% less expensive than DTW
  • 1-layover flights available

See LIM to CAK flights

Destination alternative #3: Fort Wayne International Airport (FWA) in Fort Wayne, IN

  • 128 miles (206 km) away from DTW
  • Usually 8.56% less expensive than DTW
  • 1-layover flights available

See LIM to FWA flights

Destination alternative #4: Gerald R. Ford International Airport (GRR) in Grand Rapids, MI

  • 120 miles (193 km) away from DTW
  • Usually 7.11% less expensive than DTW
  • 1-layover flights available

See LIM to GRR flights

Destination alternative #5: Bishop International Airport (FNT) in Flint, MI

  • 56 miles (90 km) away from DTW
  • Usually 5.57% less expensive than DTW
  • 1-layover flights available

See LIM to FNT flights

 

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

Hack #1: Chicago, IL (LIM > ORD > DTW)

  • Price for both tickets: $734
  • Average savings: $435 (37.2%)

See LIM to BWI flights

Hack #2: Baltimore, MD (LIM > BWI > DTW)

  • Price for both tickets: $757
  • Average savings: $412 (35.23%)

See LIM to ORD flights

Hack #3: Miami, FL (LIM > MIA > DTW)

  • Price for both tickets: $788
  • Average savings: $380 (32.53%)

See LIM to MIA flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Air Canada, American, Avianca, COPA, Delta, LATAM, Spirit, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3767 miles or 6062 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LIM to DTW flight is about 7 hour 46 minutes.

How many flights go between Lima and Detroit, MI?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 23 available flights from LIM to DTW.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination code LIM
Origination airport name Jorge Chavez International Airport
City Lima
Country Peru
Latitude -12
Longitude -77.1

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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