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

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The best prices from Detroit to San Francisco are usually found in April or May, booked 49 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Wednesday

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

DTT - SFO
Price
$377 - $420
SFO
Temperature
59 - 77 °F
SFO
Rainfall
0 - 4.7 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 4% potential price rise

Cheapest in

April

Best time to find cheap flights, 6% potential price drop

Round-trip from

377원

From Detroit to San Francisco

One-way from

66원

One-way flight from Detroit to San Francisco

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 Francisco?

Users have found that flying from Detroit to San Francisco on a Saturday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

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

To save up to 20% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 44 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Detroit to San Francisco from $117 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $137 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

February is one of the best times of the year to fly to San Francisco from Detroit. Prices for February average $121 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $61. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of April. Opting for a February flight can save you 8% on your journey compared to booking in February

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 28% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the morning.

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

The best prices found for DTT to SFO flights for September, October
19 Oct - 5 Nov
$139pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
29 Oct - 1 Nov
$140pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
29 Oct - 8 Nov
$145pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Detroit to San Francisco 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Francisco from Detroit found for this year
19 Oct - 5 Nov
$139pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
29 Oct - 1 Nov
$140pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
29 Oct - 8 Nov
$145pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Non-stop flights to San Francisco from Detroit

Save time with Detroit to San Francisco direct flight deals
20 Oct - 24 Oct
$299pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Delta
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Delta
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
18 Dec - 9 Jan
$319pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Delta
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Delta
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
13 Feb - 15 Feb
$329pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Delta
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Delta
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Last minute flights from Detroit to San Francisco

Late deals on round-trip flights to San Francisco from Detroit, departing today and this week
5 Oct - 22 Oct
$174pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
6 Oct - 20 Oct
$184pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
6 Oct - 22 Oct
$197pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

One-way flights to San Francisco from Detroit

The cheapest one-way flights from Detroit to San Francisco
3:00 am - 6:15 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
30h 15m
DTW - SFO
Multiple Airlines
$66
Kiwi.com
6:40 am - 6:54 pm
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
15h 14m
DTW - SFO
Multiple Airlines
$89
Kiwi.com
3:00 am - 7:54 pm
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
19h 54m
DTW - SFO
Multiple Airlines
$90
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Detroit to San Francisco

Are flight prices decreasing from Detroit to San Francisco 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 Detroit and San Francisco 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.

Can I find flights from Detroit to San Francisco for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Detroit to San Francisco for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $139, but on average you can expect to pay $161.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Detroit to San Francisco under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Detroit to San Francisco is less than $387.

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

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

Is Detroit weather warmer or cooler than San Francisco?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 84 °F on average in the month of July. The temperature in San Francisco is typically colder than in Detroit. If you're traveling when the temperature is at its warmest, push to plan early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. For the best results, search for flights well in advance or after peak season.

Alternative routes for Detroit to San Francisco

Destination information for San Francisco

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Detroit to San Francisco
Average temperature for September in San Francisco
77.0 °F
Avg rainfall for September in San Francisco
0.1 ″

Airports servicing Detroit

Airports servicing San Francisco

Hourly flight availability from Detroit to San Francisco

Evening 6 PM to midnight 70% of DTT to SFO departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 30% of DTT to SFO departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 0% of DTT to SFO departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 0% of DTT to SFO departures
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Weekly flight availability
from Detroit to San Francisco
Sunday
4 daily flights
Monday
4 daily flights
Tuesday
3 daily flights
Wednesday
4 daily flights
Thursday
4 daily flights
Friday
4 daily flights
Saturday
3 daily flights
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