Cheap flights from New York to Detroit (NYC - DTT)

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The best prices from New York to Detroit are usually found in August or March, booked 30 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Thursday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
New York (NYC) to Detroit (DTT)

NYC - DTT
Price
$156 - $284
DTT
Temperature
33.8 - 84.2 °F
DTT
Rainfall
2.5 - 3.8 inches

Popular in

November

High demand for flights, 27% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 25% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$156

From New York to Detroit

One-way from

$54

One-way flight from New York to Detroit

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from New York to Detroit?

Flying to your destination on a Saturday can be more expensive, but this shouldn’t discourage you from finding affordable options to get to Detroit. Check prices with Cheapflights to find a great deal for your trip.

How far in advance should I book a flight from New York to Detroit?

To save up to 24% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 18 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from New York to Detroit from $195 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $259 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from New York to Detroit?

Flights from New York to Detroit lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from New York to Detroit in April, with the cheapest ticket starting at $35.

When is the cheapest time to fly from New York to Detroit (NYC - DTT)?

Unlike in the evening, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 17% on flights from New York to Detroit by exploring options for tickets in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from New York to Detroit in March, April 2021

15 Apr - 19 Apr
$78pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LGA
New York LaGuardia
21 Apr - 26 Apr
$79pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LGA
New York LaGuardia
16 Apr - 19 Apr
$81pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LGA
New York LaGuardia

New York to Detroit 2021 flight deals

15 Apr - 19 Apr
$78pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LGA
New York LaGuardia
12 May - 19 May
$79pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
21 Apr - 26 Apr
$79pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LGA
New York LaGuardia

Non-stop flights to Detroit from New York

15 Apr - 19 Apr
$78pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LGA
New York LaGuardia
21 Apr - 26 Apr
$79pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LGA
New York LaGuardia
19 May - 19 May
$80pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
American Airlines
Non-Stop
LGA
New York LaGuardia

Last minute flights from New York to Detroit

12 Mar - 15 Mar
$93pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LGA
New York LaGuardia
10 Mar - 15 Mar
$97pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LGA
New York LaGuardia
12 Mar - 13 Mar
$99pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LGA
New York LaGuardia

One-way flights to Detroit from New York

2:30 am - 2:46 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
12h 16m
EWR - DTW
Frontier
$54
Gotogate
2:55 am - 6:15 pm
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
15h 20m
EWR - DTW
Multiple Airlines
$58
Kiwi.com
9:55 am - 5:55 pm
Spirit Airlines
2 Stops
32h 00m
LGA - DTW
Spirit Airlines
$59
Gotogate

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Flight FAQs

From New York to Detroit

Are flight prices decreasing from New York to Detroit due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both New York and Detroit for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from New York to Detroit to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Delta is one of them. New policies for travelers booking flights from New York to Detroit include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitization, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from New York to Detroit have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Delta, Spirit Airlines, and United Airlines flying from New York to Detroit have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from New York to Detroit for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from New York to Detroit for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $78, but on average you can expect to pay $89.

Are there nonstop flights from New York to Detroit for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from New York to Detroit under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from New York to Detroit is less than $95.

Are there last-minute flights available from New York to Detroit for under $100?

There are currently 20+ open flights from New York to Detroit within the next 7 days for less than $100.

What days are nonstop flights available from New York to Detroit?

Days when nonstop flights are available for this flight are: Sunday, Saturday.

How many flights depart from New York to Detroit on average per day?

5 flight departures from New York to Detroit per day on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 80% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 20% of flight departures

Is New York weather warmer or cooler than Detroit?

With an average temperature of 86 °F, peak weather can be found in July. As a traveler, expect to see changes in flight prices during that period. The temperatures in Detroit are colder than in New York.

How long is the flight from New York to Detroit?

Airlines like Spirit Airlines, American Airlines, and Delta fly from New York to Detroit in about 1h 48m. The time it takes to get you to your destination is usually consistent. Airlines will cover a distance of 489 mi. Generally, flights for this route are nonstop.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from New York to Detroit round-trip?

Spirit Airlines, at $78, was found to be the cheapest airline from New York to Detroit.Alternate airlines to your destination round-trip include American Airlines and Frontier. Spirit Airlines is 62% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from New York to Detroit one-way?

The cheapest airline one-way is Spirit Airlines, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $36. Check flights for Frontier, as they currently have the next best price.

Alternative routes for New York to Detroit

Destination information for Detroit

Flight duration
1h 54m
Average temperature for March in Detroit
46.4 °F
Avg rainfall for March in Detroit
2.8 ″

Airports servicing New York

Newark Intl (EWR)
La Guardia (LGA)

Airports servicing Detroit

Top 5 airlines flying from New York to Detroit

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Spirit Airlines
$76 $241 No cancel fee 65%
United Airlines
$151 $286 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$103 $326 No cancel fee 71%
JetBlue
$96 $335 No cancel fee 62%
Delta
$120 $344 No cancel fee N/A

Hourly flight availability from New York to Detroit

Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 41% of NYC to DTT departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 27% of NYC to DTT departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 23% of NYC to DTT departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 9% of NYC to DTT departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from New York to Detroit
Sunday
13 daily flights
Monday
19 daily flights
Tuesday
28 daily flights
Wednesday
18 daily flights
Thursday
14 daily flights
Friday
12 daily flights
Saturday
19 daily flights
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