Cheap flights from Washington to Detroit (WAS - DTT)

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The best prices from Washington to Detroit are usually found in July or August, booked 29 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Thursday and return on a Saturday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Washington (WAS) to Detroit (DTT)

All the information you need to plan the best WAS to DTT flight in 2021: compare Washington to Detroit flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Detroit.
WAS - DTT
Price
$134 - $249
DTT
Temperature
33.8 - 84.2 °F
DTT
Precipitation
2.5 - 3.8 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 17% potential price rise

Cheapest in

July

Best time to find cheap flights, 35% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$134

From Washington to Detroit

One-way from

$63

One-way flight from Washington 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 Washington to Detroit?

Departing on a Friday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 22% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 18 days in advance to save up to 24% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 18 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Washington to Detroit 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $195, or $259 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

April is one of the best times of the year to fly to Detroit from Washington. Prices for April average $204 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $35. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a April flight can save you 43% on your journey compared to booking in April

When is the cheapest time to fly from Washington to Detroit (WAS - DTT)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Washington to Detroit in the afternoon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 24% on your trip compared to booking a flight at noon.

Cheap flights from Washington to Detroit in July, August 2021

The best prices found for WAS to DTT flights for July, August
26 Aug - 30 Aug
$83pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
27 Aug - 30 Aug
$89pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
31 Aug - 7 Sep
$95pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington

Washington to Detroit 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Detroit from Washington found for this year
26 Aug - 30 Aug
$83pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
27 Aug - 30 Aug
$89pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
31 Aug - 7 Sep
$95pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington

Non-stop flights to Detroit from Washington

Save time with Washington to Detroit direct flight deals
25 Aug - 1 Sep
$133pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Delta
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Delta
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
31 Aug - 8 Sep
$133pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Delta
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Delta
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
15 Sep - 18 Sep
$133pp
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
Delta
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Delta
Non-Stop
DCA
Washington Reagan-National

Last minute flights from Washington to Detroit

Late deals on round-trip flights to Detroit from Washington, departing today and this week
10 Aug - 24 Aug
$115pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
10 Aug - 24 Aug
$140pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
10 Aug - 14 Aug
$141pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington

One-way flights to Detroit from Washington

The cheapest one-way flights from Washington to Detroit
7:08 am - 7:00 am
Frontier
1 Stop
23h 52m
IAD - DTW
Frontier
$63
Kiwi.com
2:05 am - 3:36 am
Delta
Nonstop
1h 31m
BWI - DTW
Delta
$67
Delta
7:08 am - 12:18 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
29h 10m
IAD - DTW
Multiple Airlines
$69
Kiwi.com

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Flight FAQs

From Washington to Detroit

Are flight prices decreasing from Washington 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 Washington 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.

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

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Delta, Spirit Airlines, and American Airlines flying from Washington to Detroit have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Detroit from Washington?

Detroit All airports (DTT), located 0.6 mi from the city center, is the airport you fly into when you book flights from Washington to Detroit. 6 airlines have flights to All airports from Washington on a regular basis. Booking flights from Washington to Detroit All airports should not be difficult; the airport handles an average of 32 inbound flights from Washington per day.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Washington to Detroit for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $83, but on average you can expect to pay $108.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Washington to Detroit under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Washington to Detroit is less than $155.

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

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

What days are nonstop flights available from Washington to Detroit?

Nonstop flights can be found on the following days: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday.

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

10 flight departures from Washington to Detroit per day on average.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 20% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Noon) - 10% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 40% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 30% of flight departures

Is Washington weather warmer or cooler than Detroit?

Temperatures around the 90 °F's can be experienced in July. The weather in Detroit is colder than in Washington. Plan for potential changes in flight availability as peak weather approaches in this location.

How long is the flight from Washington to Detroit?

Departing from Washington to Detroit will take you 1h 26m. Washington and Detroit are separated by a distance of 385 mi. Most flights are nonstop.

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

According to our current data, Spirit Airlines ($83), and Delta ($133) offers the cheapest pricing from Washington to Detroit. Spirit Airlines is priced at 59% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Washington 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 $46. Frontier flights start at $63 while deals on Delta start at $67 one-way.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Detroit, MI

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

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

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

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

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

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

Returning to Washington 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 Washington.

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

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Destination information for Detroit

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Washington to Detroit.
Flight duration
1h 28m
Average temperature for July in Detroit
84.2 °F
Avg rainfall for July in Detroit
3.5 ″

Airports servicing Washington

Reagan National (DCA)

Airports servicing Detroit

Top 4 airlines flying from Washington to Detroit

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Washington 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
Spirit Airlines
$73 $169 No cancel fee 65%
American Airlines
$93 $226 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$117 $265 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$98 $279 No cancel fee N/A

Hourly flight availability from Washington to Detroit

See what time of day planes typically take off from Washington towards Detroit.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 39% of WAS to DTT departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 37% of WAS to DTT departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 18% of WAS to DTT departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 6% of WAS to DTT departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Washington to Detroit
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Washington to Detroit.
Sunday
31 daily flights
Monday
32 daily flights
Tuesday
27 daily flights
Wednesday
33 daily flights
Thursday
37 daily flights
Friday
40 daily flights
Saturday
24 daily flights
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