The cheapest times to fly from URC to DTW are

  • February 5th to April 22nd (except the week of February 19th)
  • June 4th to June 24th
  • September 10th 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 URC to DTW is mid October. Prices can be as high as $2496 for Sunday flights during mid August, or as low as $1097 for Monday flights around mid October.


When to Fly to Detroit

Flying from Urumqi (URC) to Detroit, MI (DTW) will usually cost between $1255 to $2173 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid October with an average ticket price of $1245. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid August, with an average price of $2229. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $984 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1631 can be considered a good price for a round-trip URC to DTW flight.

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

URC to DTW Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the URC to DTW flight is more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Ürümqi. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.16, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to DTW, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into URC. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Detroit, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Ürümqi. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $156 (9%) 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 $1625. Return trip prices are from the DTW to URC 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 URC 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 36 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 URC to DTW while comparing.

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

  • 95 miles (153 km) away from DTW
  • Usually 36.85% less expensive than DTW
  • 2-layover flights available

See URC to CLE flights


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

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (URC > LAX > DTW)

  • Price for both tickets: $979
  • Average savings: $652 (39.98%)

See URC to LED flights

Hack #2: St. Petersburg (URC > LED > DTW)

  • Price for both tickets: $1056
  • Average savings: $575 (35.25%)

See URC to LAX flights

Hack #3: Istanbul (URC > IST > DTW)

  • Price for both tickets: $1060
  • Average savings: $571 (35.01%)

See URC to IST flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 17 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air Canada, Air China, Air France, American, Austrian, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, Hainan, KLM, Korean Air, LOT, Lufthansa, S7, Shenzhen, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6458 miles or 10393 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop URC to DTW flight is about 12 hour 36 minutes.

How many flights go between Urumqi 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 URC to DTW.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code URC
Origination airport name Diwopu Airport
City Urumqi
Country China
Latitude 43.9
Longitude 87.5

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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