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

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The best prices from San Diego to Detroit are usually found in August or July, booked 17 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Saturday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
San Diego (SAN) to Detroit (DTT)

SAN - DTT
Price
$159 - $405
DTT
Temperature
33.8 - 84.2 °F
DTT
Rainfall
2.5 - 3.8 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 27% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 46% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$159

From San Diego to Detroit

One-way from

$82

One-way flight from San Diego 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 San Diego to Detroit?

Saturday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from San Diego to Detroit. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Detroit.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from San Diego to Detroit, book at least 18 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 24% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $195 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $259.

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

Our data shows that April tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Detroit from San Diego. 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 San Diego to Detroit (SAN - DTT)?

Unlike at noon, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 48% on flights from San Diego to Detroit by exploring options for tickets in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from San Diego to Detroit in February, March 2021

16 Mar - 6 Apr
$88pp
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
5 Mar - 13 Mar
$96pp
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
10 Mar - 13 Mar
$99pp
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego

San Diego to Detroit 2021 flight deals

20 May - 24 May
$87pp
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
16 Mar - 6 Apr
$88pp
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
20 May - 24 May
$92pp
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego

Non-stop flights to Detroit from San Diego

22 Apr - 26 Apr
$106pp
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
1 May - 8 May
$107pp
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
20 May - 24 May
$110pp
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego

Last minute flights from San Diego to Detroit

5 Mar - 13 Mar
$96pp
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
4 Mar - 8 Mar
$102pp
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
4 Mar - 16 Mar
$104pp
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego

One-way flights to Detroit from San Diego

1:10 pm - 3:06 am
Spirit Airlines
2 Stops
10h 56m
SAN - DTW
Spirit Airlines
$82
Travelocity
4:00 am - 6:10 am
Frontier
2 Stops
23h 10m
SAN - DTW
Frontier
$86
Gotogate
10:17 am - 6:24 am
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
17h 07m
SAN - DTW
Multiple Airlines
$88
Gotogate

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Flight FAQs

From San Diego to Detroit

Are flight prices decreasing from San Diego 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 San Diego 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 San Diego to Detroit to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Delta to help keep travelers safe while flying. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travelers flying from San Diego to Detroit are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, social distance seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from San Diego to Detroit that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Spirit Airlines, Delta, and American Airlines. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Diego to Detroit for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $87, but on average you can expect to pay $101.

Are there nonstop flights from San Diego to Detroit for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from San Diego to Detroit under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Diego to Detroit is less than $183.

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

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

What days are nonstop flights available from San Diego to Detroit?

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

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

Travelers can expect 3 flights from San Diego to Detroit on average per day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 100% of flight departures

Is San Diego weather warmer or cooler than Detroit?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 84 °F's in July, on average. The temperature in Detroit is generally hotter than in San Diego. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

How long is the flight from San Diego to Detroit?

Spirit Airlines and Frontier can get you from San Diego to Detroit in just under 4h 15m. Your travel time can differ by up to 5h 30m. The distance between San Diego and Detroit is about 1963 mi. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

Currently priced at $87, Spirit Airlines will fly you from San Diego to Detroit and back. In addition to Spirit Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Check Cheapflights for deals on Frontier for as low as $88. You may be able to fly from San Diego to Detroit for 70% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Spirit Airlines, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $35. Spirit Airlines is not the only option available. At the moment, Frontier is another option, for $44.

Alternative routes for San Diego to Detroit

Destination information for Detroit

Average temperature for February in Detroit
37.4 °F
Avg rainfall for February in Detroit
2.5 ″

Airports servicing San Diego

Airports servicing Detroit

Top 5 airlines flying from San Diego to Detroit

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Frontier
$105 $210 No cancel fee 62%
Spirit Airlines
$149 $268 No cancel fee 65%
American Airlines
$123 $352 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$182 $369 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$321 $508 No cancel fee N/A

Hourly flight availability from San Diego to Detroit

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Weekly flight availability
from San Diego to Detroit
Sunday
2 daily flights
Monday
2 daily flights
Tuesday
2 daily flights
Wednesday
2 daily flights
Thursday
3 daily flights
Friday
2 daily flights
Saturday
1 daily flight
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