Cheap flights from Sacramento to Detroit (SMF - DTT)

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The best prices from Sacramento Intl to Detroit All airports are usually found in August or February, booked 28 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Sacramento (SMF) to Detroit (DTT)

All the information you need to plan the best SMF to DTT flight in 2021: compare Sacramento to Detroit flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Detroit.
SMF - DTT
Price
$229 - $419
DTT
Temperature
24.8 - 73.4 °F
DTT
Precipitation
1.8 - 3.1 inches

Popular in

November

High demand for flights, 26% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 26% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$229

From Sacramento Intl to Detroit (DTT)

One-way from

$120

One-way flight from Sacramento Intl to Detroit (DTT)

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Sacramento to Detroit?

Find a great deal and save up to 35% by booking at least 35 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 Sacramento to Detroit within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $472.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Sacramento to Detroit (SMF - DTT)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Sacramento to Detroit is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are at noon tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the afternoon could potentially save you up to 24% on airfare.

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

Our data shows that August tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Detroit from Sacramento. Users have commonly found prices around $414 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $196. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Sacramento to Detroit?

Departing on a Monday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 43% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

Cheap flights from Sacramento to Detroit in December, January 2022

The best prices found for SMF to DTT flights for December, January
25 Jan - 29 Jan
$135pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
9 Jan - 11 Jan
$136pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
8 Dec - 9 Dec
$148pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl

Sacramento Intl to Detroit 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Detroit from Sacramento found for this year
8 Dec - 9 Dec
$148pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
11 Dec - 13 Dec
$184pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SMF
Sacramento Intl
11 Dec - 13 Dec
$191pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl

Last minute flights from Sacramento to Detroit

Late deals on round-trip flights to Detroit from Sacramento, departing today and this week
8 Dec - 9 Dec
$148pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
11 Dec - 13 Dec
$184pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SMF
Sacramento Intl
11 Dec - 13 Dec
$191pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl

One-way flights to All airports from Sacramento

The cheapest one-way flights from Sacramento to Detroit
10:33 am - 12:45 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
11h 12m
SMF - DTW
Multiple Airlines
$120
Kiwi.com
7:20 am - 6:55 pm
Spirit Airlines
3 Stops
32h 35m
SMF - DTW
Spirit Airlines
$131
Gotogate
11:17 am - 1:47 am
Frontier
1 Stop
11h 30m
SMF - DTW
Frontier
$134
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Sacramento to Detroit

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

Delta, Spirit Airlines, and United 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 Sacramento to Detroit for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Sacramento to Detroit for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $118, but on average you can expect to pay $197.

Are there last-minute flights available from Sacramento to Detroit for under $200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Sacramento to Detroit within the next 7 days for less than $200.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Sacramento to Detroit round-trip from $118. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Spirit Airlines, from $136, and American Airlines, from $295. Frontier is priced at 62% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest flights from Sacramento to Detroit?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $106. While the most popular route (Sacramento Intl - Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County) can be booked for $129 on average our data indicates $522 when flying from Sacramento to Detroit.

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

The most popular airlines flying from Sacramento to Detroit are Major Airline, American Airlines and Alaska Airlines. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Detroit, MI

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

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

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

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

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

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

Returning to Sacramento Intl 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 Sacramento Intl.

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

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Alternative routes for Sacramento 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 Sacramento to Detroit.
Average temperature for December in Detroit
37.4 °F
Avg rainfall for December in Detroit
3.0 ″

Airports servicing Sacramento

Airports servicing Detroit

Top 6 airlines flying from Sacramento Intl to Detroit All airports

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Sacramento 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
$100 $255 No cancel fee 62%
Spirit Airlines
$104 $286 No cancel fee 65%
American Airlines
$130 $341 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$138 $355 No cancel fee 69%
Alaska Airlines
$165 $365 No cancel fee 75%
Delta
$192 $410 No cancel fee N/A

Hourly flight availability from Sacramento to Detroit

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