The cheapest times to fly from SSA to DTW are

  • January 8th to June 24th

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 SSA to DTW is late March. Prices can be as high as $3179 for Friday flights during early to mid December, or as low as $1090 for Thursday flights around late March.


When to Fly to Detroit

Flying from Salvador (SSA) to Detroit, MI (DTW) will usually cost between $1219 to $2322 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late March with an average ticket price of $1253. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid December, with an average price of $2355. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1102 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1699 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SSA to DTW flight.

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

SSA to DTW Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SSA to DTW flight is more expensive than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Salvador. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.22, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to fly to DTW, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into SSA. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Detroit, and Mondays are the most expensive days to return to Salvador. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $367 (15%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1562. Return trip prices are from the DTW to SSA 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 SSA 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 9 hour 33 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Miami, FL (SSA > MIA > DTW)

  • Price for both tickets: $812
  • Average savings: $887 (52.19%)

See SSA to MCO flights

Hack #2: Orlando, FL (SSA > MCO > DTW)

  • Price for both tickets: $919
  • Average savings: $780 (45.89%)

See SSA to MIA flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1143
  • Average savings: $556 (32.71%)

See SSA to JFK flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Air Canada, American, COPA, Delta, Gol, LATAM, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Detroit Metro Wayne County Airport to Deputado Luis Eduardo Magalhaes International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4759 miles or 7659 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SSA to DTW flight is about 9 hour 33 minutes.

How many flights go between Salvador and Detroit, MI?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 19 available flights from SSA to DTW.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SSA
Origination airport name Deputado Luis Eduardo Magalhaes International Airport
City Salvador
Country Brazil
Latitude -12.9
Longitude -38.3

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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