Cheap flights from Philadelphia to Detroit (PHL - DTT)

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

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 2022: compare Philadelphia to Detroit flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Detroit.
PHL - DTT
Price
$74 - $249
DTT
Temperature
24.8 - 73.4 °F
DTT
Rainfall
1.8 - 3.1 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

Average price

$163

Average for round-trip flights in May 2022

Round-trip from

$74

From Philadelphia to Detroit (DTT)

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?

Users have found that leaving on a Wednesday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 23% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

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

Unlike in the afternoon, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 22% on flights from Philadelphia to Detroit by exploring options for tickets in the evening.

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

Our data shows that August tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Detroit from Philadelphia. Users have commonly found prices around $184 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $36. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 43% by booking at least 37 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 $221.

Cheap flights from Philadelphia to Detroit in May, June 2022

The best prices found for PHL to DTT flights for May, June
2 Jun - 7 Jun
$138pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
14 Jun - 21 Jun
$140pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
15 Jun - 22 Jun
$141pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia

One-way flights to All airports from Philadelphia

The cheapest one-way flights from Philadelphia to Detroit
9:45 am - 3:14 pm
JetBlue
1 Stop
5h 29m
PHL - DTW
JetBlue
1:45 am - 10:00 am
Frontier
1 Stop
8h 15m
PHL - DTW
Frontier
$127
Kiwi.com
2:40 pm - 7:35 pm
United Airlines
1 Stop
4h 55m
PHL - DTW
United Airlines
$128
United

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Flight FAQs

From Philadelphia to Detroit

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 17 flights from Philadelphia to Detroit per day from 7 airlines.

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, Delta, and Spirit Airlines 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.

Can I find flights from Philadelphia to Detroit for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Philadelphia to Detroit for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $138, but on average you can expect to pay $157.

What days are nonstop flights available from Philadelphia to Detroit?

Nonstop flights are available for this route on the following days: Sunday, Monday, Friday, Saturday.

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

On average 9 flights depart from Philadelphia to Detroit per day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 11% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 89% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Philadelphia to Detroit?

There are many flights that can get you from Philadelphia to Detroit in 10h 58m. Fly via Spirit Airlines to get the fastest option. There are 454 mi between Philadelphia and Detroit.

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

According to our current data, Spirit Airlines ($138), offers the cheapest pricing from Philadelphia to Detroit. Spirit Airlines is currently priced 25% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Spirit Airlines. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $67. Users have also found prices from $108 and $127 on JetBlue and Frontier, respectively.

What are the most reliable airlines from Philadelphia to Detroit?

Consider Piedmont Airlines (100%), Endeavor Airlines (100%) or Republic Airways (96%) when booking your flight. These represent the most reliable airlines when flying from Philadelphia to Detroit.

What are the cheapest flights from Philadelphia to Detroit?

The cheapest flight price from Philadelphia to Detroit is $97. On average you can expect to pay $321. The most popular route, (Philadelphia - Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County), can usually be booked for $140.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Philadelphia to Detroit?

Consider American Airlines, Alaska Airlines or Delta when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Philadelphia to Detroit.

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 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) 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 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) 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

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Destination information for Detroit

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Philadelphia to Detroit.
Flight duration from PHL to DTT
1h 43m
Average temperature for May in Detroit
69.8 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Detroit
3.8 ″

Airports servicing Philadelphia

Airports servicing Detroit

Top 5 airlines flying from Philadelphia to Detroit All airports

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
Juneyao Airlines
$14 $18 No cancel fee 66%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Juneyao Airlines. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Spirit Airlines
$61 $139 No cancel fee 65%
United Airlines
$77 $281 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$118 $268 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$118 $257 No cancel fee 71%

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 51% of PHL to DTT departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 26% of PHL to DTT departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 23% of PHL to DTT departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of PHL to DTT departures
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Weekly flight availability
from Philadelphia to Detroit
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Philadelphia to Detroit.
Sunday
17 daily flights
Monday
19 daily flights
Tuesday
17 daily flights
Wednesday
21 daily flights
Thursday
21 daily flights
Friday
19 daily flights
Saturday
6 daily flights
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