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How to find the cheapest flight from
Melbourne (MEL) to Detroit (DTW)

All the information you need to plan the best MEL to DTW flight in 2021: compare Melbourne to Detroit flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Detroit.
ME1 - DTW
Price
$737 - $1,888
DTW
Temperature
-4 - 23 °C
DTW
Precipitation
46 - 79 mm

Popular in

January

High demand for flights, 38% potential price rise

Cheapest in

February

Best time to find cheap flights, 37% potential price drop

Average price

$2,011

Average for round-trip flights in December 2021

Round-trip from

$1,053

From Melbourne to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
When is the cheapest time to fly from Melbourne to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (ME1 - DTW)?

When flying from Melbourne to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Melbourne to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport?

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 46 days in advance to save up to 27% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 46 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Melbourne to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $1,630, or $1,630 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Melbourne to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport?

Our data shows that February tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport from Melbourne. Users have commonly found prices around $1,531 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $1,204. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in January.

Cheap flights from Melbourne to Detroit in December, January 2022

The best prices found for MEL to DTW flights in December, January
19 Jan - 16 Feb
$2,244pp
MEL
Melbourne
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
19 Jan - 16 Feb
$2,261pp
MEL
Melbourne
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
19 Jan - 16 Feb
$2,569pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne

Melbourne to Detroit 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Detroit from Melbourne found for this year
23 Dec - 26 Jan
$2,611pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
23 Dec - 26 Jan
$2,642pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
23 Dec - 26 Jan
$2,885pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne

Last-minute flights from Melbourne to Detroit

Late deals on return flights to Detroit from Melbourne, departing today and this week
10 Dec - 7 Jan
$3,693pp
MEL
Melbourne
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
10 Dec - 7 Jan
$3,716pp
MEL
Melbourne
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
10 Dec - 7 Jan
$3,746pp
MEL
Melbourne
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne

One-way flights to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County from Melbourne

The cheapest one-way flights from Melbourne to Detroit
08:10 - 16:28
Air New Zealand
2 stops
23h 18m
MEL - DTW
Air New Zealand
$1,331
FlightNetwork
03:15 - 01:21
Delta
2 stops
37h 06m
MEL - DTW
Delta
$2,868
lastminute.com.au
20:50 - 14:59
Cathay Pacific
2 stops
33h 09m
MEL - DTW
Cathay Pacific
$3,085
mytrip.com

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Melbourne</span> to <span class="emphasized">Detroit</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Melbourne to Detroit

What airport do you fly into for flights to Detroit from Melbourne?

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County (DTW), located 27.8 km from the city centre, is the airport you fly into when you book flights from Melbourne to Detroit. 8 airlines have flights to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County from Melbourne on a regular basis. Booking flights from Melbourne to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County should not be difficult; the airport handles an average of 0 inbound flights from Melbourne per day.

Which airlines flying from Melbourne to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Virgin Australia, United Airlines, and American Airlines are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Melbourne to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport for under $1,800 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport for under $1,800. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Japan Airlines for just $1,741, but on average you can expect to pay $2,446.

Are there last-minute flights available from Melbourne to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport for under $3,700?

There are currently 14+ open flights from Melbourne to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport within the next 7 days for less than $3,700.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Melbourne to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport round-trip?

Flying on Japan Airlines is currently your cheapest option to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport, with prices starting at $1,741. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Qatar Airways and Emirates, with the lowest prices starting at $1,909 and $2,244, respectively.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Melbourne to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport one-way?

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $1,331 on Air New Zealand. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Japan Airlines from $1,552 and United Airlines from $1,672 one-way.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Melbourne to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport?

American Airlines, Air Canada and Delta are the most popular airlines when flying from Melbourne to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport.

What are the cheapest flights from Melbourne to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $1,053. While the most popular route (Melbourne - Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County) can be booked for $2,244 on average our data indicates $1,070 when flying from Melbourne to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Detroit (DTW)

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Detroit from Melbourne?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Melbourne to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Most visitors from Melbourne need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Melbourne must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Melbourne are not required to quarantine after entering Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County.

Do I need a test to fly back to Melbourne from Detroit?

Returning to Melbourne from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Melbourne.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County are not required to quarantine after entering Melbourne.

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Destination information for Detroit

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Melbourne to Detroit.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $0.71
Average temperature for December in Detroit
4.0 °C
Avg rainfall for December in Detroit
58.0 mm

Airports servicing Melbourne

Avalon (AVV)
Melbourne Essendon (MEB)

Airports servicing Detroit

Top 6 airlines flying from Melbourne to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Melbourne to Detroit choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Air New Zealand
$1,019 $1,295 No cancel fee 78%
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Air Canada
$1,141 $1,438 No cancel fee 67%
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American Airlines
$1,201 $1,872 No cancel fee 71%
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United Airlines
$1,213 $1,579 No cancel fee 69%
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Virgin Australia
$1,213 $1,531 No cancel fee 80%
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Qantas Airways
$1,223 $1,809 No cancel fee 74%
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