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

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The best prices from Detroit All airports to San Diego are usually found in August or July, booked 19 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Saturday and return on a Tuesday

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

All the information you need to plan the best DTT to SAN flight in 2021: compare Detroit to San Diego flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in San Diego.
DTT - SAN
Price
$207 - $399
SAN
Temperature
57.2 - 71.6 °F
SAN
Precipitation
0 - 2.3 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 24% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 31% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$207

From Detroit (DTT) to San Diego

One-way from

$72

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

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 Detroit to San Diego?

Saturday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from Detroit to San Diego. 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 San Diego.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Detroit to San Diego (DTT - SAN)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Detroit to San Diego at noon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 54% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the afternoon.

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

August can be a great time to fly to San Diego from Detroit with a flight ticket averaging about $302. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of August for as cheap as $123. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Detroit to San Diego at least 18 days early can save you up to 16% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 18 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Detroit to San Diego for as little as $291 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 $353 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

Cheap flights from Detroit to San Diego in October, November 2021

The best prices found for DTT to SAN flights for October, November
2 Nov - 9 Nov
$80pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
6 Nov - 8 Nov
$83pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
2 Nov - 9 Nov
$84pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Detroit All airports to San Diego 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Diego from Detroit found for this year
9 Dec - 13 Dec
$63pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
2 Dec - 11 Dec
$64pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
4 Dec - 7 Dec
$66pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Non-stop flights to San Diego from Detroit

Save time with Detroit to San Diego direct flight deals
1 Dec - 8 Dec
$299pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Delta
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Delta
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
12 Dec - 22 Dec
$319pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Delta
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Delta
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
19 Mar - 23 Mar
$324pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Delta
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Delta
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Last minute flights from Detroit to San Diego

Late deals on round-trip flights to San Diego from Detroit, departing today and this week
19 Oct - 2 Nov
$140pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
19 Oct - 2 Nov
$151pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
19 Oct - 2 Nov
$154pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

One-way flights to San Diego from Detroit

The cheapest one-way flights from Detroit to San Diego
7:30 am - 6:39 pm
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
14h 09m
DTW - SAN
Multiple Airlines
$72
Kiwi.com
3:43 pm - 6:22 am
Frontier
1 Stop
17h 39m
DTW - SAN
Frontier
$75
JustFly
2:35 am - 7:53 am
Spirit Airlines
2 Stops
32h 18m
DTW - SAN
Spirit Airlines
$83
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Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Detroit to San Diego

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

To fly from Detroit to San Diego, you need to book a flight from All airports (DTT) to San Diego (SAN). Nonstop flights to San Diego from Detroit All airports take 4h 39m on average. When it comes time to book airfare, you have a few options: there are 3 outbound flights from All airports to San Diego offered by 6 different airlines.

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

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

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Detroit to San Diego for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $63, but on average you can expect to pay $81.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Detroit to San Diego under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Detroit to San Diego is less than $382.

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

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

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

Currently priced at $63, Spirit Airlines will fly you from Detroit to San Diego and back. In addition to Spirit Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. You may be able to fly from Detroit to San Diego for 79% less than the average price by searching for this airline.

What are the cheapest flights from Detroit to San Diego?

The cheapest flight price from Detroit to San Diego is $85. On average you can expect to pay $813. The most popular route, (Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County - San Diego), can usually be booked for $64.

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

American Airlines, JetBlue and Delta are the most popular airlines when flying from Detroit to San Diego.

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

No one likes to see their flight delayed. When booking a flight from Detroit to San Diego consider choosing Air France (97%), Delta (96%) or KLM (95%) as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for San Diego, CA

Do I need a COVID test to fly to San Diego from Detroit?

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

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

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 San Diego.

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

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

Returning to Detroit from San Diego

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

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

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Alternative routes for Detroit to San Diego

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for San Diego

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Detroit to San Diego.
Average temperature for October in San Diego
77.0 °F
Avg rainfall for October in San Diego
0.6 ″

Airports servicing Detroit

Airports servicing San Diego

Top 5 airlines flying from Detroit All airports to San Diego

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Detroit to San Diego 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
Frontier
$85 $201 No cancel fee 62%
American Airlines
$100 $342 No cancel fee 71%
Spirit Airlines
$153 $273 No cancel fee 65%
United Airlines
$180 $376 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$321 $500 No cancel fee N/A

Hourly flight availability from Detroit to San Diego

See what time of day planes typically take off from Detroit towards San Diego.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 75% of DTT to SAN departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 25% of DTT to SAN departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 0% of DTT to SAN departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of DTT to SAN departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Detroit to San Diego
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Detroit to San Diego.
Sunday
4 daily flights
Monday
3 daily flights
Tuesday
4 daily flights
Wednesday
4 daily flights
Thursday
4 daily flights
Friday
4 daily flights
Saturday
4 daily flights
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