The cheapest times to fly from NSI to DTW are

  • October 8th to March 25th (except the weeks of December 10th and January 1st)

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 NSI to DTW is early February. Prices can be as high as $6872 for Wednesday flights during early to mid July, or as low as $1377 for Monday flights around early February.


When to Fly to Detroit

Flying from Yaounde (NSI) to Detroit, MI (DTW) will usually cost between $1509 to $6872 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early February with an average ticket price of $1644. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid July, with an average price of $2797. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1153 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1932 can be considered a good price for a round-trip NSI to DTW flight.

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

NSI to DTW Flight Prices

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


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Wednesdays 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 $1953 (50%) 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 $1874. Return trip prices are from the DTW to NSI 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 NSI 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 12 hour 19 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 NSI to DTW while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Capital Region International Airport (LAN) in Lansing, MI

  • 74 miles (119 km) away from DTW
  • Usually 5.38% less expensive than DTW
  • 2-layover flights available

See NSI to LAN flights

Destination alternative #2: Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International Airport (AZO) in Kalamazoo, MI

  • 113 miles (182 km) away from DTW
  • Usually 4.35% less expensive than DTW
  • 2-layover flights available

See NSI to AZO flights

Destination alternative #3: Akron-Canton Regional Airport (CAK) in Akron, OH

  • 133 miles (214 km) away from DTW
  • Usually 3.57% less expensive than DTW
  • 2-layover flights available

See NSI to CAK flights


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

Hack #1: Boston, MA (NSI > BOS > DTW)

  • Price for both tickets: $1410
  • Average savings: $522 (27.02%)

See NSI to BWI flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1479
  • Average savings: $454 (23.47%)

See NSI to BOS flights

Hack #3: New York, NY (NSI > JFK > DTW)

  • Price for both tickets: $1484
  • Average savings: $448 (23.19%)

See NSI to JFK flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, Brussels Airlines, Delta, KLM, Lufthansa, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6295 miles or 10131 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop NSI to DTW flight is about 12 hour 19 minutes.

How many flights go between Yaounde and Detroit, MI?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 11 available flights from NSI to DTW.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeNSI
Origination airport nameYaounde Nsimalen Airport

Return Airport

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


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