The cheapest times to fly from MVD to DTW are

  • January 29th to February 11th
  • April 9th to June 17th (except the week of May 7th)
  • August 6th to September 2nd
  • September 24th to December 2nd

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 MVD to DTW is mid to late August. Prices can be as high as $3259 for Saturday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $1253 for Monday flights around mid to late August.


When to Fly to Detroit

Flying from Montevideo (MVD) to Detroit, MI (DTW) will usually cost between $1262 to $1456 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 $1269. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $2132. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $863 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1350 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MVD to DTW flight.

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

MVD to DTW Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MVD to DTW flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Montevideo. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.15, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. 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 $112 (7%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1325. Return trip prices are from the DTW to MVD 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 MVD 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 11 hour 3 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 MVD to DTW while comparing.

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

  • 95 miles (153 km) away from DTW
  • Usually 1.07% less expensive than DTW
  • 1-layover flights available

See MVD to CLE flights


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

Hack #1: New York, NY (MVD > JFK > DTW)

  • Price for both tickets: $995
  • Average savings: $355 (26.27%)

See MVD to MIA flights

Hack #2: Miami, FL (MVD > MIA > DTW)

  • Price for both tickets: $1038
  • Average savings: $312 (23.12%)

See MVD to JFK flights

Hack #3: New York, NY (MVD > LGA > DTW)

  • Price for both tickets: $1071
  • Average savings: $279 (20.67%)

See MVD to LGA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Avianca, COPA, Delta, Gol, LATAM, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5596 miles or 9006 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MVD to DTW flight is about 11 hour 3 minutes.

How many flights go between Montevideo and Detroit, MI?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 27 available flights from MVD to DTW.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeMVD
Origination airport nameCarrasco International Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeDTW
Destination airport nameDetroit Metro Wayne County Airport
CityDetroit, MI
Countrythe United States


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