The cheapest times to fly from MRU to DTW are

  • January 8th to March 25th (except the week of February 5th)
  • April 30th to July 1st (except the week of May 7th)
  • November 5th to November 25th

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 MRU to DTW is early to mid March. Prices can be as high as $2553 for Saturday flights during early January, or as low as $1491 for Tuesday flights around early to mid March.


When to Fly to Detroit

Flying from Mauritius Island (MRU) to Detroit, MI (DTW) will usually cost between $1594 to $2055 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid March with an average ticket price of $1557. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $2229. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $672 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1613 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MRU to DTW flight.

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

MRU to DTW Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MRU to DTW flight is more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Mauritius Island. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.1, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to DTW, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into MRU. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Detroit, and Thursdays are the most expensive days to return to Mauritius Island. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $432 (19%) 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 $1643. Return trip prices are from the DTW to MRU 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 MRU 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 18 hour 29 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: London (MRU > LHR > DTW)

  • Price for both tickets: $1484
  • Average savings: $129 (8%)

See MRU to BOM flights

Hack #2: Mumbai (MRU > BOM > DTW)

  • Price for both tickets: $1526
  • Average savings: $88 (5.42%)

See MRU to LHR flights

Hack #3: London (MRU > LGW > DTW)

  • Price for both tickets: $1570
  • Average savings: $43 (2.67%)

See MRU to LGW flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, Air India, Alitalia, Austrian, China Eastern, Delta, Emirates, Kenya Airways, KLM, Lufthansa, South African, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Detroit Metro Wayne County Airport to Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 9722 miles or 15646 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MRU to DTW flight is about 18 hour 29 minutes.

How many flights go between Mauritius Island and Detroit, MI?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 10 available flights from MRU to DTW.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code MRU
Origination airport name Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport
City Mauritius Island
Country Mauritius
Latitude -20.4
Longitude 57.7

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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