The cheapest times to fly from SCY to DTW are

  • April 23rd to June 10th (except the week of April 30th)
  • November 5th to December 2nd (except the week of November 12th)
  • December 24th to April 8th (except the weeks of January 1st, February 26th, and March 26th)

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 SCY to DTW is late January. Prices can be as high as $3294 for Thursday flights during early August, or as low as $1213 for Friday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Detroit

Flying from San Cristobal (SCY) to Detroit, MI (DTW) will usually cost between $1213 to $2505 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $1306. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $2211. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $905 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1280 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SCY to DTW flight.

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

SCY to DTW Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SCY to DTW flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from San Cristóbal Island. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.26, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Friday is usually the cheapest day to fly to DTW, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into SCY. Thursdays 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 $824 (35%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Friday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1274. Return trip prices are from the DTW to SCY 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 SCY 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 6 hour 23 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Tampa, FL (SCY > TPA > DTW)

  • Price for both tickets: $895
  • Average savings: $385 (30.08%)

See SCY to ORD flights

Hack #2: Chicago, IL (SCY > ORD > DTW)

  • Price for both tickets: $930
  • Average savings: $351 (27.38%)

See SCY to TPA flights

Hack #3: New Orleans, LA (SCY > MSY > DTW)

  • Price for both tickets: $934
  • Average savings: $346 (27.03%)

See SCY to MSY flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Avianca, Delta, LATAM, TAME, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3004 miles or 4834 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SCY to DTW flight is about 6 hour 23 minutes.

How many flights go between San Cristobal and Detroit, MI?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 6 available flights from SCY to DTW.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SCY
Origination airport name San Cristobal Airport
City San Cristobal
Country Ecuador
Latitude -0.9
Longitude -89.6

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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