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 Wednesday and return on a Friday

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 2022: 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
Rainfall
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

$193

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.
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 35% 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.

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.

Cheap flights from Detroit to San Diego in May, June 2022

The best prices found for DTT to SAN flights for May, June
1 Jun - 3 Jun
$266pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
1 Jun - 7 Jun
$277pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
1 Jun - 2 Jun
$279pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Detroit All airports to San Diego 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Diego from Detroit found for this year
23 Aug - 30 Aug
$253pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
16 Aug - 27 Aug
$263pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
24 Aug - 27 Aug
$264pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Non-stop flights to San Diego from Detroit

Save time with Detroit to San Diego direct flight deals
23 Aug - 30 Aug
$253pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
16 Aug - 27 Aug
$263pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
13 Aug - 17 Aug
$273pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
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
29 May - 3 Jun
$313pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
28 May - 3 Jun
$326pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
29 May - 3 Jun
$328pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Multiple 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
12:38 pm - 6:14 pm
Spirit Airlines
2 Stops
32h 36m
DTW - SAN
Spirit Airlines
$193
Gotogate
3:25 pm - 3:42 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
15h 17m
DTW - SAN
Multiple Airlines
$196
Kiwi.com
3:53 am - 3:15 am
Frontier
1 Stop
26h 22m
DTW - SAN
Frontier
$197
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

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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 7 outbound flights from All airports to San Diego offered by 8 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 Delta, Spirit Airlines, and Frontier flying from Detroit to San Diego have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from Detroit to San Diego for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Detroit to San Diego for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $253, but on average you can expect to pay $291.

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 $335.

Are there last-minute flights available from Detroit to San Diego for under $400?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Detroit to San Diego within the next 7 days for less than $400.

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

Currently priced at $253, 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. Check Cheapflights for deals on Frontier for as low as $316. You may be able to fly from Detroit to San Diego for 16% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

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 Delta (78%), Virgin Atlantic (76%) or KLM (74%) as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

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

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

What are the cheapest flights from Detroit to San Diego?

The cheapest flight price from Detroit to San Diego is $23. On average you can expect to pay $686. The most popular route, (Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County - San Diego), can usually be booked for $253.

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 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) 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 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) 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.
Flight duration from DTT to SAN
4h 32m
Average temperature for May in San Diego
71.6 °F
Avg rainfall for May in San Diego
0.2 ″

Airports servicing Detroit

Airports servicing San Diego

Top 7 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
Juneyao Airlines
$13 $22 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.

Frontier
$84 $221 No cancel fee 62%
Spirit Airlines
$106 $280 No cancel fee 65%
United Airlines
$154 $393 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$235 $395 No cancel fee 71%
Alaska Airlines
$252 $475 No cancel fee 75%
Delta
$259 $467 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 58% of DTT to SAN departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 23% of DTT to SAN departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 18% of DTT to SAN departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% 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
8 daily flights
Monday
7 daily flights
Tuesday
7 daily flights
Wednesday
7 daily flights
Thursday
8 daily flights
Friday
7 daily flights
Saturday
7 daily flights
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