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How to find the cheapest flight from
Seattle (SEA) to Detroit (DTW)

All the information you need to plan the best SEA to DTW flight in 2021: compare Seattle to Detroit flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Detroit.
SEA - DTW
Price
$233 - $507
DTW
Temperature
24.8 - 73.4 °F
DTW
Precipitation
1.8 - 3.1 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 32% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 33% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$233

From Seattle/Tacoma Intl to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

One-way from

$106

One-way flight from Seattle/Tacoma Intl 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 Seattle to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (SEA - DTW)?

When flying from Seattle 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.

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

May can be a great time to fly to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport from Seattle with a flight ticket averaging about $343. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of May for as cheap as $109. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Seattle to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport at least 39 days early can save you up to 29% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 39 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Seattle to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport for as little as $367 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $468 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

Cheap flights from Seattle to Detroit in December, January 2022

The best prices found for SEA to DTW flights for December, January
24 Jan - 31 Jan
$134pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
25 Jan - 31 Jan
$147pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
17 Jan - 24 Jan
$150pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl

Seattle/Tacoma Intl to Detroit 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Detroit from Seattle found for this year
10 Dec - 13 Dec
$195pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
9 Dec - 12 Dec
$210pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
9 Dec - 14 Dec
$214pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl

Non-stop flights to Detroit from Seattle

Save time with Seattle to Detroit direct flight deals
5 Feb - 8 Feb
$196pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
19 Jan - 22 Jan
$197pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Delta
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Delta
Non-Stop
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
12 Jan - 16 Jan
$217pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl

Last minute flights from Seattle to Detroit

Late deals on round-trip flights to Detroit from Seattle, departing today and this week
10 Dec - 13 Dec
$195pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
9 Dec - 12 Dec
$210pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
9 Dec - 14 Dec
$214pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl

One-way flights to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County from Seattle

The cheapest one-way flights from Seattle to Detroit
2:20 am - 3:35 pm
American Airlines
1 Stop
10h 15m
SEA - DTW
American Airlines
2:50 pm - 10:32 am
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
16h 42m
SEA - DTW
Spirit Airlines
$118
FareScan
5:25 am - 12:45 pm
Alaska Airlines
Nonstop
4h 20m
SEA - DTW
Alaska Airlines

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Seattle to Detroit

What airports do I use to fly from Seattle to Detroit?

If you book a flight from Seattle to Detroit, you will be flying from Seattle/Tacoma Intl to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County. Flights to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County (DTW) from Seattle/Tacoma Intl (SEA) take 4h 08m for a nonstop flight. There are 7 flights from Seattle/Tacoma Intl to Detroit per day from 6 airlines.

Which airlines flying from Seattle/Tacoma Intl to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Delta, Spirit Airlines, and Alaska Airlines flying from Seattle/Tacoma Intl to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from Seattle to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Seattle to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $130, but on average you can expect to pay $155.

Are there nonstop flights from Seattle to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Seattle to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Seattle to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport is less than $282.

Are there last-minute flights available from Seattle to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport for under $200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Seattle to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport within the next 7 days for less than $200.

What days are nonstop flights available from Seattle to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport?

Nonstop flights can be found on the following days: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday.

How many flights depart from Seattle to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport on average per day?

7 flight departures from Seattle to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport per day on average.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 29% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Noon) - 71% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Seattle to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport?

For as low as $130, Frontier can have you in Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport from Seattle in 12h 39m. There are 1932 mi between Seattle and Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Seattle to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport round-trip?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Seattle to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport round-trip from $130. Users have found that Frontier is 62% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Frontier. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $68. Users have also found prices from $89 and $99 on Spirit Airlines and Alaska Airlines, respectively.

What are the most reliable airlines from Seattle to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport?

No one likes to see their flight delayed. When booking a flight from Seattle to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport consider choosing Virgin Atlantic (100%), Air France (88%) or Delta (87%) as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

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

Before booking your flight from Seattle to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport check out the most popular airlines for this route: Endeavor Airlines, American Airlines or Alaska Airlines.

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

On average you can expect to pay $550 for a flight from Seattle to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport. The cheapest flight overall is $89 while the most popular route, (Seattle/Tacoma Intl - Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County) is currently priced at $151.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Detroit (DTW)

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

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County within the United States

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Seattle/Tacoma Intl must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Seattle/Tacoma Intl are not required to quarantine after entering Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County.

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

Returning to Seattle/Tacoma Intl from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Seattle/Tacoma Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County are not required to quarantine after entering Seattle/Tacoma Intl.

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Alternative routes for Seattle to Detroit

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Detroit

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Seattle to Detroit.
Flight duration from SEA to DTW
4h 46m
Average temperature for December in Detroit
39.2 °F
Avg rainfall for December in Detroit
2.3 ″

Airports servicing Seattle

Airports servicing Detroit

Top 6 airlines flying from Seattle/Tacoma Intl to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Seattle 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
Frontier
$104 $235 No cancel fee 62%
Spirit Airlines
$131 $298 No cancel fee 65%
Alaska Airlines
$158 $351 No cancel fee 75%
American Airlines
$162 $408 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$167 $357 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$188 $480 No cancel fee N/A

Hourly flight availability from Seattle to Detroit

See what time of day planes typically take off from Seattle towards Detroit.
Morning 6 AM to noon 54% of SEA to DTW departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 32% of SEA to DTW departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 7% of SEA to DTW departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 7% of SEA to DTW departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Seattle to Detroit
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Seattle to Detroit.
Sunday
4 daily flights
Monday
8 daily flights
Tuesday
9 daily flights
Wednesday
12 daily flights
Thursday
8 daily flights
Friday
7 daily flights
Saturday
5 daily flights