The cheapest times to fly from LST to DTW are

  • January 22nd to March 18th
  • April 16th to June 17th
  • July 16th to August 5th

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 LST to DTW is late May. Prices can be as high as $2566 for Friday flights during early January, or as low as $954 for Tuesday flights around late May.


When to Fly to Detroit

Flying from Launceston (LST) to Detroit, MI (DTW) will usually cost between $987 to $2096 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late May with an average ticket price of $1017. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $2388. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1370 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1178 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LST to DTW flight.

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

LST to DTW Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LST to DTW flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Launceston. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.07, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to DTW, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into LST. Fridays 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 $274 (13%) 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 $1172. Return trip prices are from the DTW to LST 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 LST 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 18 hour 45 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air New Zealand, China Eastern, Delta, Qantas, United, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin Australia, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 9872 miles or 15887 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LST to DTW flight is about 18 hour 45 minutes.

How many flights go between Launceston and Detroit, MI?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 4 available flights from LST to DTW.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code LST
Origination airport name Launceston Airport
City Launceston
Country Australia
Latitude -41.5
Longitude 147.2

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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