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The best prices from San Francisco to Detroit are usually found in August or April, booked 36 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Tuesday and return on a Tuesday

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

SFO - DTT
Price
$318 - $537
DTT
Temperature
33.8 - 84.2 °F
DTT
Rainfall
2.5 - 3.8 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 23% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 23% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$318

From San Francisco to Detroit

One-way from

$78

One-way flight from San Francisco 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 Francisco to Detroit?

Flying to your destination on a Saturday can be more expensive, but this shouldn’t discourage you from finding affordable options to get to Detroit. Check prices with Cheapflights to find a great deal for your trip.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 24% by booking at least 18 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 Francisco to Detroit within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $195.

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

Flights from San Francisco to Detroit lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from San Francisco to Detroit in April, with the cheapest ticket starting at $35.

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Francisco to Detroit (SFO - DTT)?

Unlike at noon, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 27% on flights from San Francisco to Detroit by exploring options for tickets in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from San Francisco to Detroit in October, November 2020

The best prices found for SFO to DTT flights for October, November
4 Nov - 9 Nov
$137pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
3 Nov - 16 Nov
$145pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
4 Nov - 9 Nov
$147pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

San Francisco to Detroit 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Detroit from San Francisco found for this year
4 Nov - 9 Nov
$137pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
3 Nov - 16 Nov
$145pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
4 Nov - 9 Nov
$147pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

Non-stop flights to Detroit from San Francisco

Save time with San Francisco to Detroit direct flight deals
3 Dec - 6 Dec
$299pp
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
25 Mar - 30 Mar
$319pp
SFO
San Francisco
Delta
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Delta
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
31 Dec - 7 Jan
$324pp
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
United Airlines
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
4 Nov - 9 Nov
$137pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
3 Nov - 16 Nov
$145pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
4 Nov - 9 Nov
$147pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to Detroit from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to Detroit
6:15 am - 5:37 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
8h 22m
SFO - DTW
Frontier
$78
FlightNetwork
6:15 am - 5:37 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
8h 22m
SFO - DTW
Frontier
$85
Kiwi.com
6:15 am - 5:31 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
8h 16m
SFO - DTW
Frontier
$87
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about San Francisco to Detroit flights.

Flight FAQs

From San Francisco to Detroit

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

JetBlue and Delta are some of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travelers flying from San Francisco 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 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, United Airlines, and Spirit 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 Multiple Airlines for just $137, but on average you can expect to pay $160.

Are there nonstop flights from San Francisco to Detroit for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from San Francisco to Detroit under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Francisco to Detroit is less than $384.

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

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

Is San Francisco weather warmer or cooler than Detroit?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 84 °F range in July. The weather in Detroit is generally hotter than San Francisco's. As flight availability is subject to become more limited as peak season approaches it is ideal to book in a timely manner.

How long is the flight from San Francisco to Detroit?

Departing from San Francisco to Detroit will take you 8h 22m.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from San Francisco to Detroit round-trip from $146. This flight start at 64% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $78 on Frontier.

Alternative routes for San Francisco to Detroit

Destination information for Detroit

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from San Francisco to Detroit
Average temperature for October in Detroit
62.6 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Detroit
2.9 ″

Airports servicing San Francisco

Airports servicing Detroit

Hourly flight availability from San Francisco to Detroit

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Weekly flight availability
from San Francisco to Detroit
Sunday
4 daily flights
Monday
4 daily flights
Tuesday
5 daily flights
Wednesday
4 daily flights
Thursday
5 daily flights
Friday
4 daily flights
Saturday
5 daily flights
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