Cheap flights from San Diego to Detroit (SAN - DTT) from $66

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight departing on 7/17. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
SAN — DTT
Jun 25 — Jul 21

The best prices from San Diego to Detroit All airports are usually found in September or May, booked 57 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Tuesday

Cheap flight deals from San Diego to Detroit

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from San Diego (SAN) to Detroit (DTT). Learn about various techniques such as flexible date searches, comparing prices across and setting up price alerts. Use these methods to find the cheapest flights available for your travel needs. Data last updated June 20, 2024.

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November

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September

Round-trip from

$233

One-way from

$107
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From San Diego to Detroit (DTT)
One-way flight from San Diego to Detroit (DTT)

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

Users have found that flying from San Diego to Detroit on a Sunday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 103% by booking at least 58 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 San Diego to Detroit within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $369.

What is the cheapest month to fly from San Diego to Detroit?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in November. For low rates, September can be a great choice for travel to Detroit. Flights to Detroit from San Diego in September are about $479 on average during September, but can be found for as low as $164.

What is the cheapest time of day to fly from SAN to DTT?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from San Diego to Detroit in the evening. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 15% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the morning.

Cheap San Diego to Detroit flights in June & July 2024

Find cheap flight options from San Diego to Detroit specifically for the months of June and July 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,256,981 searches. Prices were last updated on June 20, 2024.
These are some of the best deals we've found on flights to Detroit in 2024 at this time. Check back soon for alternative fares.
Thu 7/48:16 pmSAN - DTW
1 stop13h 48mSpirit Airlines
Wed 7/1011:08 amDTW - SAN
1 stop11h 52mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/20$130
Mon 7/1510:38 pmSAN - DTW
1 stop11h 21mSpirit Airlines
Wed 7/319:35 pmDTW - SAN
1 stop19h 40mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/19$138
Wed 7/179:11 pmSAN - DTW
1 stop12h 43mSpirit Airlines
Wed 7/249:35 pmDTW - SAN
1 stop29h 22mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/19$144
Wed 7/174:27 pmSAN - DTW
1 stop6h 00mSpirit Airlines
Wed 7/249:35 pmDTW - SAN
1 stop29h 22mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/20$145
Mon 7/87:59 pmSAN - DTW
1 stop14h 20mSpirit Airlines
Wed 7/246:10 pmDTW - SAN
1 stop6h 36mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/19$146
Mon 7/2210:38 pmSAN - DTW
1 stop11h 21mSpirit Airlines
Thu 7/251:52 pmDTW - SAN
1 stop13h 05mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/19$148
Tue 7/164:27 pmSAN - DTW
1 stop6h 05mSpirit Airlines
Tue 7/238:09 amDTW - SAN
1 stop15h 25mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/19$149
Wed 7/104:27 pmSAN - DTW
1 stop6h 00mSpirit Airlines
Mon 7/152:20 pmDTW - SAN
1 stop26h 55mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/19$150
Thu 7/116:20 pmSAN - DTW
1 stop7h 44mFrontier
Mon 7/156:20 amDTW - SAN
1 stop13h 02mFrontier
Deal found 6/19$151

San Diego to Detroit 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between San Diego and Detroit in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,256,981 searches. Data last updated June 20, 2024.
These are some of the best deals we've found on flights to Detroit in 2024 at this time. Check back soon for alternative fares.
Wed 8/1412:45 pmSAN - DTW
1 stop8h 32mSpirit Airlines
Wed 9/117:00 amDTW - SAN
1 stop6h 45mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/19$112
Tue 9/1012:45 pmSAN - DTW
1 stop14h 13mSpirit Airlines
Tue 9/177:00 amDTW - SAN
1 stop13h 17mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/19$113
Wed 9/116:07 pmSAN - DTW
1 stop8h 51mSpirit Airlines
Mon 9/238:46 pmDTW - SAN
1 stop13h 42mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/19$114
Wed 9/113:10 pmSAN - DTW
1 stop6h 16mSpirit Airlines
Wed 9/187:00 amDTW - SAN
1 stop6h 45mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/19$120
Thu 7/48:16 pmSAN - DTW
1 stop13h 48mSpirit Airlines
Wed 7/1011:08 amDTW - SAN
1 stop11h 52mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/20$130
Mon 8/510:38 pmSAN - DTW
1 stop11h 21mSpirit Airlines
Tue 8/2010:46 amDTW - SAN
1 stop6h 25mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/19$132
Tue 9/1712:45 pmSAN - DTW
1 stop8h 41mSpirit Airlines
Mon 9/238:46 pmDTW - SAN
1 stop13h 42mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/19$134
Mon 7/1510:38 pmSAN - DTW
1 stop11h 21mSpirit Airlines
Wed 7/319:35 pmDTW - SAN
1 stop19h 40mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/19$138
Wed 9/116:15 amSAN - DTW
2 stops10h 41mSpirit Airlines
Mon 9/238:46 pmDTW - SAN
1 stop13h 42mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/19$140

San Diego to Detroit flights leaving soon

Find last-minute flight options from San Diego to Detroit for spontaneous travel. Discover available flights and compare prices based on user searches. Secure great deals and offers for spontaneous trips with quick booking options. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,256,981 searches. Data last updated June 20, 2024.
Users seeking a last-minute flight from San Diego to Detroit should consider booking one of these fares. Users should be sure to double check the price, date, and time of their last-minute flight.
Tue 6/256:37 pmSAN - DTW
1 stop25h 40mSpirit Airlines
Wed 7/106:10 pmDTW - SAN
1 stop6h 36mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/19$169
Tue 6/256:37 pmSAN - DTW
1 stop25h 40mSpirit Airlines
Wed 7/106:10 pmDTW - SAN
2 stops21h 30mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/19$188
Thu 6/278:21 amSAN - DTW
1 stop17h 09mFrontier
Mon 7/16:04 amDTW - SAN
1 stop6h 34mFrontier
Deal found 6/19$191
Thu 6/2710:14 pmSAN - DTW
1 stop11h 50mSpirit Airlines
Mon 7/19:39 pmDTW - SAN
1 stop25h 50mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/19$204
Wed 6/269:36 pmSAN - DTW
1 stop12h 28mSpirit Airlines
Thu 7/111:52 pmDTW - SAN
1 stop8h 55mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/19$208
Tue 6/253:20 pmSAN - DTW
2 stops28h 57mSpirit Airlines
Wed 7/109:35 pmDTW - SAN
2 stops20h 57mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/19$209
Wed 6/266:59 pmSAN - DTW
1 stop15h 05mSpirit Airlines
Mon 7/19:39 pmDTW - SAN
1 stop24h 14mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/19$210
Thu 6/2710:14 pmSAN - DTW
1 stop11h 50mSpirit Airlines
Mon 7/18:35 pmDTW - SAN
2 stops25h 18mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/19$215
Wed 6/269:36 pmSAN - DTW
1 stop12h 28mSpirit Airlines
Mon 7/18:35 pmDTW - SAN
2 stops25h 18mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/19$220

One-way flights to Detroit from San Diego

Search for one-way flight options from San Diego to Detroit. Find affordable one-way fares based on user searches. Compare prices and availability to plan your one-way journey according to your preferred dates and budget. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,256,981 searches. Data last updated June 20, 2024.
If you're seeking multiple options on one-way flights from San Diego to Detroit, be sure to check out these deals, which are updated often. Those seeking round-trip flights from San Diego to Detroit should utilize the search form at the the top of the page.
Wed 7/179:11 pmSAN - DTW
1 stop12h 43mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/18$66
Wed 7/174:27 pmSAN - DTW
1 stop6h 00mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/19$67
Wed 7/107:32 pmSAN - DTW
1 stop14h 22mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/20$72
Sat 8/36:02 pmSAN - DTW
1 stop8h 00mFrontier
Deal found 6/18$76
Thu 8/223:01 pmSAN - DTW
1 stop11h 02mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/19$81
Mon 7/2910:38 pmSAN - DTW
1 stop11h 21mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/19$82
Tue 7/163:08 pmSAN - DTW
1 stop10h 55mFrontier
Deal found 6/20$85
Wed 7/1711:53 amSAN - DTW
2 stops22h 01mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/18$88
Wed 7/1011:53 amSAN - DTW
2 stops22h 01mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/20$91

Find flights from San Diego to Detroit within your budget

Customize your flight search to find flights from San Diego to Detroit that fit within your specific budget. Explore options based on user searches and filter the results based on your desired price range. Find flights that match your budget for a cost-effective journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,256,981 searches. Data last updated June 20, 2024.

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San DiegoDetroit Metropolitan Wayne County

SAN - DTW

SANDTW

San Diego

Wed 8/14

1 stop8h 32m

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Wed 9/11

1 stop6h 45m

$112

San DiegoDetroit Metropolitan Wayne County

SAN - DTW

SANDTW

San Diego

Tue 9/10

1 stop14h 13m

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Tue 9/17

1 stop13h 17m

$113

San DiegoDetroit Metropolitan Wayne County

SAN - DTW

SANDTW

San Diego

Wed 9/11

1 stop8h 51m

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Mon 9/23

1 stop13h 42m

$114

San DiegoDetroit Metropolitan Wayne County

SAN - DTW

SANDTW

San Diego

Wed 9/11

1 stop6h 16m

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Wed 9/18

1 stop6h 45m

$120

San DiegoDetroit Metropolitan Wayne County

SAN - DTW

SANDTW

San Diego

Thu 7/4

1 stop13h 48m

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Wed 7/10

1 stop11h 52m

$130

San DiegoDetroit Metropolitan Wayne County

SAN - DTW

SANDTW

San Diego

Wed 9/11

1 stop8h 51m

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Sun 9/22

1 stop7h 12m

$142

San DiegoDetroit Metropolitan Wayne County

SAN - DTW

SANDTW

San Diego

Thu 7/11

1 stop7h 44m

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Mon 7/15

1 stop13h 02m

$151

San DiegoDetroit Metropolitan Wayne County

SAN - DTW

SANDTW

San Diego

Thu 7/11

1 stop7h 44m

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Tue 7/16

1 stop11h 06m

$158

San DiegoDetroit Metropolitan Wayne County

SAN - DTW

SANDTW

San Diego

Sat 9/14

1 stop11h 48m

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Sun 9/22

1 stop7h 12m

$162

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Deals found on 6/19

How far ahead should I book a flight from San Diego to Detroit?

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a round-trip flight from San Diego to Detroit. Price data was last updated on June 14, 2024.
To ensure you get the cheapest price possible for a flight from San Diego to Detroit, you should look to book at least 57 days in advance of your intended travel date. The price of your flight may increase if you delay and leave booking until a week or so before departure.
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What is the cheapest day to fly from San Diego to Detroit?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly round-trip from San Diego to Detroit. Price data was last updated on June 16, 2024.
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Travelers seeking maximum savings on their San Diego to Detroit flight should consider departing on Saturday at noon when fares are most often at their lowest. Sunday at noon flights should be avoided if possible as fares are typically the most expensive at this time.
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Best time to book a flight from San Diego to Detroit

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Temperature and rainfall in Detroit by month

Plan your trip to Detroit by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.

DTT

Temperature

24.8 - 73.4 °F

If weather is an important factor for your trip to Detroit, use this chart to help with planning. For those seeking warmer temperatures, July is the ideal time of year to visit, when temperatures reach an average of 73.4 F. Travelers looking to avoid the cold should look outside of January, when temperatures are typically at their lowest (around 24.8 F).

Reviews of airlines servicing Detroit

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to Detroit. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to Detroit. Reviews last updated June 20, 2024.
Read through reviews of airlines operating flights from San Diego to Detroit, such as Spirit Airlines, Frontier and American Airlines. You can also see how each airline compares in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8.1
Very good
9,296 reviews

Boarding

8.2

Comfort

7.9

Entertainment

7.3

Overall

8.1

Crew

8.6

Food

7.3

Reviews

1 / 10

Paid a lot for our exit row seats and they weren’t that roomy.

8.1
Very good
9,296 reviews
8.1
Very good
9,296 reviews

Boarding

8.2

Comfort

7.9

Entertainment

7.3

Overall

8.1

Crew

8.6

Food

7.3

Reviews

1 / 10

Paid a lot for our exit row seats and they weren’t that roomy.

8.0
Very good
10,000 reviews
8.1
Very good
9,296 reviews

Boarding

8.2

Comfort

7.9

Entertainment

7.3

Overall

8.1

Crew

8.6

Food

7.3

Reviews

1 / 10

Paid a lot for our exit row seats and they weren’t that roomy.

7.4
Good
10,000 reviews
8.1
Very good
9,296 reviews

Boarding

8.2

Comfort

7.9

Entertainment

7.3

Overall

8.1

Crew

8.6

Food

7.3

Reviews

1 / 10

Paid a lot for our exit row seats and they weren’t that roomy.

7.3
Good
10,000 reviews
8.1
Very good
9,296 reviews

Boarding

8.2

Comfort

7.9

Entertainment

7.3

Overall

8.1

Crew

8.6

Food

7.3

Reviews

1 / 10

Paid a lot for our exit row seats and they weren’t that roomy.

6.4
Okay
8,511 reviews
8.1
Very good
9,296 reviews

Boarding

8.2

Comfort

7.9

Entertainment

7.3

Overall

8.1

Crew

8.6

Food

7.3

Reviews

1 / 10

Paid a lot for our exit row seats and they weren’t that roomy.

Related info for your journey

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  • What airports do I use to fly from San Diego to Detroit?

    Booking a flight from San Diego (SAN) to Detroit All airports (DTT) is your only option if you wish to fly from San Diego to Detroit. On a typical day, there are 7 flights from San Diego to All airports, all of which are around 4h 23m for a nonstop flight. You can also purchase a plane ticket from 5 airlines when you book a flight from San Diego to Detroit.

  • Can I find flights from San Diego to Detroit for under $200 on Cheapflights?

    Yes, there are multiple flights from San Diego to Detroit for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $112, but on average you can expect to pay $137.

  • Are there nonstop flights from San Diego to Detroit for under $500 on Cheapflights?

    Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from San Diego to Detroit under $500. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Diego to Detroit is less than $596.

  • Are there last-minute flights available from San Diego to Detroit for under $200?

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

  • What are the cheapest airlines flying from San Diego to Detroit round-trip?

    Flying on Spirit Airlines is currently your cheapest option to Detroit, with prices starting at $112. Another option worth looking into is Frontier, starting at $151 round trip. You may be able to fly from San Diego to Detroit for 76% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

  • What are the most reliable airlines from San Diego to Detroit?

    Before booking your flight to Detroit from San Diego, check out the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time: China Airlines (100%), Korean Air (100%), Aeromexico( 100%).

  • What are the cheapest flights from San Diego to Detroit?

    While on average a flight from San Diego to Detroit is generally $779, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $128. When looking at the most popular route, (San Diego - Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County), you can expect to pay $112 for that flight.

  • What does SAN to DTW mean?

    These are just IATA (International Air Transport Association) codes. They are used in aviation to identify and differentiate airports. That’s why a San Diego Airport to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport flight would often be abbreviated as a SAN to DTW flight.

  • Can I find deals for flights from San Diego to Detroit that include extra baggage allowance?

    The amount of baggage you can bring on your San Diego to Detroit flight depends on the airline and the type of fare you've chosen. After entering your flight details, you'll be able to view the specific baggage policies for each deal in the search results. Keep in mind that certain deals may offer additional baggage allowance.

  • Can I find deals on flights from San Diego to Detroit with specific airlines?

    Yes, Cheapflights allows you to browse and filter San Diego to Detroit flight deals by airline. After entering your origin and destination, use the available filters to view flights offered by airlines.

  • Can I find deals for flights from San Diego to Detroit that include hotel bookings?

    Yes. In addition to deals on San Diego to Detroit flights, Cheapflights offers vacation packages that include both flights and hotel.

  • How can I find direct flights from San Diego to Detroit?

    After entering your origin and destination, apply the non-stop filter on the search result page to find direct flights from San Diego to Detroit.

  • Can I find deals for business class flights from San Diego to Detroit?

    Yes. Cheapflights offers flight deals from San Diego to Detroit by cabin class. In addition to browsing deals, you can also filter by cabin class on the search results page after making a search.

  • Can I find deals for flights from San Diego to Detroit that allow pets onboard?

    Many airlines flying from San Diego to Detroit offer the option to travel with pets. After selecting a flight deal, you can find more information about the airline's pet policy on their official website or by contacting the airline directly. Please note that additional fees and restrictions may apply.

  • Can I find deals on last-minute flights from San Diego to Detroit?

    Yes, you can often find last-minute deals on San Diego to Detroit flights on Cheapflights. However, these deals can vary and may not always be available. We recommend checking back frequently or signing up for price alerts for the most up-to-date deals.

  • How recently were the San Diego to Detroit flight deals updated?

    The San Diego to Detroit flight deals you see on this page were last updated on 6/20.

  • What are the most popular airlines that fly from San Diego to Detroit?

  • What is the cheapest month to book a flight from San Diego to Detroit?

    Currently, October is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from San Diego to Detroit (average of $223). Flying from San Diego to Detroit in July is currently the most expensive (average of $300). There are several factors that can impact the price of a flight, so comparing airlines, departure airports and flight times can provide users with more options.

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Top 5 airlines flying from San Diego to Detroit

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AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-time
FrontierCheapest$135Average$244FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time62%
Spirit AirlinesCheapest$149Average$251FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time65%
United AirlinesCheapest$242Average$476FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%
American AirlinesCheapest$255Average$469FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%
DeltaCheapest$399Average$558FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/A

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Hourly flight availability from San Diego to Detroit

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Weekly flight availability from San Diego to Detroit

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