Cheap flights from Philadelphia to Detroit (PHL - DTT)

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The best prices from Philadelphia to Detroit are usually found in August or July, booked 42 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Saturday and return on a Saturday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Philadelphia (PHL) to Detroit (DTT)

All the information you need to plan the best PHL to DTT flight in 2021: compare Philadelphia to Detroit flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Detroit.
PHL - DTT
Price
$74 - $249
DTT
Temperature
33.8 - 84.2 °F
DTT
Precipitation
2.5 - 3.8 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 26% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 60% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$74

From Philadelphia to Detroit

One-way from

$67

One-way flight from Philadelphia 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 Philadelphia to Detroit?

Flying to your destination on a Sunday 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 Philadelphia to Detroit?

Find a great deal and save up to 24% by booking at least 18 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Philadelphia to Detroit within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $195.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Philadelphia to Detroit?

Our data shows that April tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Detroit from Philadelphia. Users have commonly found prices around $204 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $35. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Philadelphia to Detroit (PHL - DTT)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Philadelphia to Detroit at noon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 57% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from Philadelphia to Detroit in July, August 2021

The best prices found for PHL to DTT flights for July, August
17 Aug - 18 Aug
$72pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
22 Aug - 23 Aug
$75pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
27 Aug - 30 Aug
$78pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia

Philadelphia to Detroit 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Detroit from Philadelphia found for this year
17 Aug - 18 Aug
$72pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
22 Aug - 23 Aug
$75pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
27 Aug - 30 Aug
$78pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia

Non-stop flights to Detroit from Philadelphia

Save time with Philadelphia to Detroit direct flight deals
22 Aug - 23 Aug
$75pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
27 Aug - 29 Aug
$84pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
19 Aug - 23 Aug
$86pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia

Last minute flights from Philadelphia to Detroit

Late deals on round-trip flights to Detroit from Philadelphia, departing today and this week
10 Aug - 17 Aug
$82pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
6 Aug - 8 Aug
$100pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
6 Aug - 8 Aug
$102pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia

One-way flights to Detroit from Philadelphia

The cheapest one-way flights from Philadelphia to Detroit
11:40 am - 1:32 pm
American Airlines
Nonstop
1h 52m
PHL - DTW
American Airlines
2:30 pm - 6:28 am
Spirit Airlines
2 Stops
15h 58m
PHL - DTW
Spirit Airlines
$77
Gotogate
2:09 pm - 5:26 am
Frontier
1 Stop
15h 17m
PHL - DTW
Frontier
$78
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Flight FAQs

From Philadelphia to Detroit

Are flight prices decreasing from Philadelphia 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 Philadelphia 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.

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

Some of our airline partners flying from Philadelphia to Detroit have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. American Airlines, Spirit Airlines, and Delta are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like American Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

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

If you book a flight from Philadelphia to Detroit, you will be flying from Philadelphia to All airports. Flights to Detroit All airports (DTT) from Philadelphia (PHL) take 1h 38m for a nonstop flight. There are 14 flights from Philadelphia to Detroit per day from 7 airlines.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Philadelphia to Detroit for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $72, but on average you can expect to pay $85.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Philadelphia to Detroit under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Philadelphia to Detroit is less than $112.

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

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

What days are nonstop flights available from Philadelphia to Detroit?

You can find nonstop flights on the following days: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday.

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

4 flight departures from Philadelphia to Detroit per day on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 25% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 50% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 25% of flight departures

Is Philadelphia weather warmer or cooler than Detroit?

Temperatures around the 88 °F's can be experienced in July. The weather in Detroit is colder than in Philadelphia. Plan for potential changes in flight availability as peak weather approaches in this location.

How long is the flight from Philadelphia to Detroit?

Departing from Philadelphia to Detroit will take you 1h 51m. Airlines will cover a distance of 454 mi. All flights are typically nonstop.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Philadelphia to Detroit round-trip?

Our cheapest airline available from Philadelphia to Detroit is Spirit Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $72 on this airline. Spirit Airlines is currently priced 60% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $34 on Spirit Airlines. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include American Airlines from $67 and Frontier from $78 one-way.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Detroit, MI

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

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Philadelphia must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Detroit.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Philadelphia are not required to quarantine after entering Detroit.

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

Returning to Philadelphia from Detroit

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Detroit must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Philadelphia.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Detroit are not required to quarantine after entering Philadelphia.

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Alternative routes for Philadelphia 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 Philadelphia to Detroit.
Flight duration
1h 44m
Average temperature for July in Detroit
84.2 °F
Avg rainfall for July in Detroit
3.5 ″

Airports servicing Philadelphia

Airports servicing Detroit

Top 6 airlines flying from Philadelphia to Detroit

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Philadelphia 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
$52 $127 No cancel fee 62%
Spirit Airlines
$59 $149 No cancel fee 65%
United Airlines
$94 $226 No cancel fee 69%
JetBlue
$111 $227 No cancel fee 62%
American Airlines
$88 $251 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$118 $279 No cancel fee N/A

Hourly flight availability from Philadelphia to Detroit

See what time of day planes typically take off from Philadelphia towards Detroit.
Morning 6 AM to noon 56% of PHL to DTT departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 24% of PHL to DTT departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 20% of PHL to DTT departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of PHL to DTT departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Philadelphia to Detroit
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Philadelphia to Detroit.
Sunday
13 daily flights
Monday
15 daily flights
Tuesday
12 daily flights
Wednesday
12 daily flights
Thursday
13 daily flights
Friday
15 daily flights
Saturday
18 daily flights
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