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

DTT — SFO
Dec 6 — Dec 131

The best prices from Detroit All airports to San Francisco are usually found in January or February, booked 39 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Tuesday and return on a Tuesday

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

All the information you need to plan the best DTT to SFO flight in 2022: compare Detroit to San Francisco flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in San Francisco.

DTT - SFO

Price

$349 - $677

SFO

Temperature

51.8 - 62.6 °F

SFO

Rainfall

0 - 4.4 inches

Popular inJulyHigh demand for flights, 25% potential price rise
Cheapest inJanuaryBest time to find cheap flights, 31% potential price drop
Average price$460Average for round-trip flights in December 2022
Round-trip from$349From Detroit (DTT) to San Francisco

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

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Tuesday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 33% by booking at least 35 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 Detroit to San Francisco within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $588.

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

January is one of the best times of the year to fly to San Francisco from Detroit. Prices for January average $508 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $244. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of July. Opting for a January flight can save you 33% on your journey compared to booking in July

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

It’s optimal to fly from Detroit to San Francisco at noon. By choosing this option you can save up to 19% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from Detroit to San Francisco in December, January 2022

The best prices found for DTT to SFO flights for December, January
Jan 23 - Jan 31
DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

14h 52m
SFO

San Francisco

DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

1 stop

17h 23m
$132

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/29

Jan 17 - Jan 23
DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

14h 52m
SFO

San Francisco

DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

1 stop

17h 23m
$134

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 12/1

Jan 17 - Jan 24
DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

14h 52m
SFO

San Francisco

DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

1 stop

17h 23m
$135

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/30

Related info for your journey

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

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

You will need to book a flight from Detroit All airports to San Francisco if you want to fly from Detroit to San Francisco. At least 11 different airlines have flights from All airports (DTT) to San Francisco (SFO) on a regular basis. There is 1 flight to San Francisco from the Detroit airport per day. If you manage to book one that is nonstop, then you can expect the flight time from DTT to SFO to be around 5h 05m.

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

Delta, Frontier, and United Airlines are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

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

Undisclosed Carrier, Endeavor Airlines and American Airlines are the most popular airlines when flying from Detroit to San Francisco.

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

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

What are the cheapest flights from Detroit to San Francisco?

While on average a flight from Detroit to San Francisco is generally $988, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $86. When looking at the most popular route, (Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County - San Francisco), you can expect to pay $141 for that flight.

Alternative routes for Detroit to San Francisco

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Top 8 airlines flying from Detroit to San Francisco

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Detroit to San Francisco choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Juneyao AirlinesCheapest$16Average$20FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time66%COVID-19 safety
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JetBlueCheapest$128Average$351FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time62%COVID-19 safety
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FrontierCheapest$146Average$250FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time62%COVID-19 safety
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Spirit AirlinesCheapest$198Average$383FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time65%COVID-19 safety
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American AirlinesCheapest$226Average$511FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%COVID-19 safety
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Alaska AirlinesCheapest$245Average$718FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%COVID-19 safety
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United AirlinesCheapest$313Average$482FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
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DeltaCheapest$339Average$617FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Detroit to San Francisco

See what time of day planes typically take off from Detroit to San Francisco
1%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
31%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
31%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
37%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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6 AM
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6 PM

Weekly flight availability from Detroit to San Francisco

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Detroit to San Francisco
Sunday0daily flights
Monday0daily flights
Tuesday4daily flights
Wednesday6daily flights
Thursday0daily flights
Friday0daily flights
Saturday0daily flights