The cheapest times to fly from MCE to DUS are

  • October 22nd to December 9th (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 MCE to DUS is mid November. Prices can be as high as $1655 for Saturday flights during mid December, or as low as $995 for Tuesday flights around mid November.


When to Fly to Düsseldorf

Flying from Merced, CA (MCE) to Dusseldorf (DUS) will usually cost between $1009 to $1451 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid November with an average ticket price of $1023. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1405. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $382 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1041 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MCE to DUS flight.

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

MCE to DUS Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MCE to DUS flight is priced close to the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Merced. 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 fly to DUS, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into MCE. Saturdays 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 $177 (12%) 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 $1066. Return trip prices are from the DUS to MCE 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 MCE to DUS can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 10 hour 57 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking MCE to DUS

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 MCE to DUS — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (MCE > LAX > DUS)

  • Price for both tickets: $911
  • Average savings: $131 (12.54%)

See MCE to LAX flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from MCE to DUS? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, Alaska, American, Boutique Air, British Airways, Eurowings, Iberia, Kenya Airways, KLM, Singapore Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Duesseldorf Airport to Merced Regional/Macready Field Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5536 miles or 8909 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from MCE to DUS?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MCE to DUS flight is about 10 hour 57 minutes.

How many flights go between Merced, CA and Dusseldorf?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 12 available flights from MCE to DUS.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code MCE
Origination airport name Merced Regional/Macready Field Airport
City Merced, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 37.3
Longitude -120.5

Return Airport

Destination code DUS
Destination airport name Duesseldorf Airport
City Dusseldorf
Country Germany
Latitude 51.3
Longitude 6.8


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