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

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The best prices from Detroit All airports to San Francisco are usually found in August or July, booked 31 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)

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
$319 - $439
SFO
Temperature
51.8 - 62.6 °F
SFO
Precipitation
0 - 4.4 inches

Popular in

November

High demand for flights, 12% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 17% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$319

From Detroit (DTT) to San Francisco

One-way from

$58

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

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Detroit to San Francisco?

Find a great deal and save up to 55% by booking at least 32 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 $482.

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

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

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

August is one of the best times of the year to fly to San Francisco from Detroit. Prices for August average $385 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $177. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of November. Opting for a August flight can save you 13% on your journey compared to booking in August

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 40% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the afternoon.

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

The best prices found for DTT to SFO flights for January, February
31 Jan - 6 Feb
$122pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
29 Jan - 5 Feb
$125pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
4 Feb - 7 Feb
$127pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Detroit All airports to San Francisco 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Francisco from Detroit found for this year
9 Mar - 16 Mar
$95pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
15 Mar - 22 Mar
$99pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
31 Jan - 6 Feb
$122pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Non-stop flights to San Francisco from Detroit

Save time with Detroit to San Francisco direct flight deals
4 Feb - 16 Feb
$340pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Delta
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Delta
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
18 Feb - 22 Feb
$360pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Delta
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Delta
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
28 May - 4 Jun
$365pp
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
22 Jan - 29 Jan
$132pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
26 Jan - 2 Feb
$135pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
26 Jan - 6 Feb
$139pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

One-way flights to San Francisco from Detroit

The cheapest one-way flights from Detroit to San Francisco
3:15 am - 10:19 am
Frontier
1 Stop
10h 04m
DTW - SFO
Frontier
$58
Flights by SU
1:31 pm - 7:02 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
8h 31m
DTW - SFO
Frontier
$62
Kiwi.com
3:15 am - 12:21 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
12h 06m
DTW - SFO
Frontier
$63
Flights by SU

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Detroit to San Francisco

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 8 different airlines have flights from All airports (DTT) to San Francisco (SFO) on a regular basis. There are 5 flights 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 01m.

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

Delta, United Airlines, and Spirit 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.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Detroit to San Francisco for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $95, but on average you can expect to pay $134.

Are there nonstop flights from Detroit to San Francisco for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Detroit to San Francisco under $400. A good price for a nonstop flight from Detroit to San Francisco is less than $403.

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.

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

Currently priced at $95, Frontier will fly you from Detroit to San Francisco and back. In addition to Frontier, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Frontier is 75% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

What are the cheapest flights from Detroit to San Francisco?

While on average a flight from Detroit to San Francisco is generally $539, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $97. When looking at the most popular route, (Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County - San Francisco), you can expect to pay $122 for that flight.

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 KLM (83%), Delta (78%) or Air France (67%) 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 Francisco?

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

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for San Francisco, CA

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

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Detroit must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to San Francisco.

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

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

Returning to Detroit from San Francisco

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from San Francisco must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Detroit.

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

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Alternative routes for Detroit to San Francisco

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

Destination information for San Francisco

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Detroit to San Francisco.
Average temperature for January in San Francisco
59.0 °F
Avg rainfall for January in San Francisco
2.2 ″

Airports servicing Detroit

Airports servicing San Francisco

Top 6 airlines flying from Detroit All airports 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.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Frontier
$108 $244 No cancel fee 62%
Spirit Airlines
$151 $283 No cancel fee 65%
JetBlue
$161 $250 No cancel fee 62%
American Airlines
$167 $390 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$278 $438 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$340 $486 No cancel fee N/A

Hourly flight availability from Detroit to San Francisco

See what time of day planes typically take off from Detroit towards San Francisco.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 82% of DTT to SFO departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 17% of DTT to SFO departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of DTT to SFO departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of DTT to SFO departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
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.
Sunday
4 daily flights
Monday
6 daily flights
Tuesday
5 daily flights
Wednesday
6 daily flights
Thursday
5 daily flights
Friday
6 daily flights
Saturday
5 daily flights
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