The cheapest times to fly from WAW to DTW are

  • October 8th to May 6th (except the weeks of December 10th, April 2nd, and April 23rd)

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 WAW to DTW is early November. Prices can be as high as $1225 for Saturday flights during late July, or as low as $714 for Tuesday flights around early November.


When to Fly to Detroit

Flying from Warsaw (WAW) to Detroit, MI (DTW) will usually cost between $715 to $1161 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early November with an average ticket price of $733. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $1195. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $462 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $794 can be considered a good price for a round-trip WAW to DTW flight.

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

WAW to DTW Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the WAW to DTW flight is cheaper than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Warsaw. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday 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 $98 (9%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $810. Return trip prices are from the DTW to WAW 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 WAW 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 6 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 WAW to DTW while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Gerald R. Ford International Airport (GRR) in Grand Rapids, MI

  • 120 miles (193 km) away from DTW
  • Usually 1.39% less expensive than DTW
  • 1-layover flights available

See WAW to GRR flights

Destination alternative #2: Cleveland-Hopkins International Airport (CLE) in Cleveland, OH

  • 95 miles (153 km) away from DTW
  • Usually 1.13% less expensive than DTW
  • 1-layover flights available

See WAW to CLE flights


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

Hack #1: London (WAW > LHR > DTW)

  • Price for both tickets: $694
  • Average savings: $101 (12.66%)

See WAW to TXL flights

Hack #2: Berlin (WAW > TXL > DTW)

  • Price for both tickets: $702
  • Average savings: $92 (11.59%)

See WAW to LHR flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $707
  • Average savings: $88 (11.02%)

See WAW to IST flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 24 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air Europa, Air France, Air India, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, Icelandair, JetBlue, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, SAS, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4509 miles or 7257 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop WAW to DTW flight is about 9 hour 6 minutes.

How many flights go between Warsaw and Detroit, MI?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 58 available flights from WAW to DTW.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code WAW
Origination airport name Warsaw Chopin Airport
City Warsaw
Country Poland
Latitude 52.2
Longitude 21

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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