Cheap flights from San Francisco to Detroit (SFO - DTT)

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The best prices from San Francisco to Detroit All airports are usually found in October or January, booked 46 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Thursday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
San Francisco (SFO) to Detroit (DTT)

All the information you need to plan the best SFO to DTT flight in 2022: compare San Francisco to Detroit flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Detroit.
SFO - DTT
Price
$378 - $674
DTT
Temperature
24.8 - 73.4 °F
DTT
Rainfall
1.8 - 3.1 inches

Popular in

June

High demand for flights, 26% potential price rise

Cheapest in

October

Best time to find cheap flights, 24% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$378

From San Francisco to Detroit (DTT)

One-way from

$100

One-way flight from San Francisco to Detroit (DTT)

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
When is the cheapest time to fly from San Francisco to Detroit (SFO - DTT)?

It’s optimal to fly from San Francisco to Detroit in the afternoon. By choosing this option you can save up to 44% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight at noon.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from San Francisco to Detroit at least 47 days early can save you up to 42% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 47 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from San Francisco to Detroit for as little as $557 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $712 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

Our data shows that October tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Detroit from San Francisco. Users have commonly found prices around $500 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $251. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in June.

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

Users have found that leaving on a Tuesday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 30% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

Cheap flights from San Francisco to Detroit in June, July 2022

The best prices found for SFO to DTT flights for June, July
11 Jul - 14 Jul
$204pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
18 Jul - 25 Jul
$209pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
18 Jul - 25 Jul
$210pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

San Francisco to Detroit 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Detroit from San Francisco found for this year
25 Aug - 30 Aug
$188pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
1 Aug - 8 Aug
$204pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
25 Aug - 29 Aug
$208pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

Non-stop flights to Detroit from San Francisco

Save time with San Francisco to Detroit direct flight deals
14 Dec - 10 Jan
$447pp
SFO
San Francisco
Delta
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Delta
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
26 Oct - 31 Oct
$458pp
SFO
San Francisco
Delta
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Delta
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
14 Oct - 19 Oct
$508pp
SFO
San Francisco
Delta
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Delta
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco

Last minute flights from San Francisco to Detroit

Late deals on round-trip flights to Detroit from San Francisco, departing today and this week
7 Jul - 11 Jul
$224pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
6 Jul - 14 Jul
$229pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
7 Jul - 14 Jul
$232pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to All airports from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to Detroit
1:59 pm - 2:30 am
Frontier
1 Stop
9h 31m
SFO - DTW
Frontier
$100
Flights by SU
1:59 pm - 2:30 am
Frontier
1 Stop
9h 31m
SFO - DTW
Frontier
$103
Kiwi.com
1:59 pm - 2:30 am
Frontier
1 Stop
9h 31m
SFO - DTW
Frontier
$106
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From San Francisco to Detroit

What airports do I use to fly from San Francisco to Detroit?

Detroit All airports is the airport most travelers will use when flying to Detroit from San Francisco. Booking flights from San Francisco (SFO) to All airports (DTT) should be relatively easy as there are 8 daily flights to Detroit from 8 different airlines. 4h 24m is how long a flight from San Francisco to Detroit All airports will take if you book a nonstop flight.

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

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

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to Detroit for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $188, but on average you can expect to pay $224.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from San Francisco to Detroit under $500. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Francisco to Detroit is less than $579.

Are there last-minute flights available from San Francisco to Detroit for under $300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from San Francisco to Detroit within the next 7 days for less than $300.

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

Frontier, at $188, was found to be the cheapest airline from San Francisco to Detroit.. Users have found that Frontier is 62% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

What are the most reliable airlines from San Francisco to Detroit?

Before booking your flight to Detroit from San Francisco, check out the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time: Korean Air (96%), Delta (92%), Air France( 92%).

What are the cheapest flights from San Francisco to Detroit?

While on average a flight from San Francisco to Detroit is generally $1,318, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $146. When looking at the most popular route, (San Francisco - Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County), you can expect to pay $204 for that flight.

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

The most popular airlines flying from San Francisco to Detroit are American Airlines, Alaska Airlines and JetBlue. 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 San Francisco?

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from San Francisco are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Detroit.

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

Do I need a test to fly back to San Francisco from Detroit?

Returning to San Francisco from Detroit

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Detroit are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering San Francisco.

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

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Alternative routes for San Francisco 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 San Francisco to Detroit.
Average temperature for June in Detroit
80.6 °F
Avg rainfall for June in Detroit
3.3 ″

Airports servicing San Francisco

Airports servicing Detroit

Top 8 airlines flying from San Francisco to Detroit All airports

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Francisco 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
$12 $20 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
$109 $364 No cancel fee 65%
Frontier
$128 $283 No cancel fee 62%
JetBlue
$128 $155 No cancel fee 62%
American Airlines
$265 $511 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$266 $440 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$339 $577 No cancel fee N/A
Alaska Airlines
$360 $675 No cancel fee 75%

Hourly flight availability from San Francisco to Detroit

See what time of day planes typically take off from San Francisco towards Detroit.
Morning 6 AM to noon 45% of SFO to DTT departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 25% of SFO to DTT departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 19% of SFO to DTT departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 11% of SFO to DTT departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from San Francisco to Detroit
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from San Francisco to Detroit.
Sunday
5 daily flights
Monday
10 daily flights
Tuesday
10 daily flights
Wednesday
10 daily flights
Thursday
6 daily flights
Friday
10 daily flights
Saturday
8 daily flights
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