Cheap flights from Detroit (DTT) to South Africa

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Detroit (DTT) to South Africa

How far in advance should I book a flight from Detroit to South Africa?

To save on the cost of your flight from Detroit to South Africa, book at least 51 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 29% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $1,045 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $1,414.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Detroit to South Africa?

The best pricing can be found in the month of February. Prices to South Africa from Detroit average $1,222. You can even find prices in February for less than $1,222, as users have found deals to South Africa from as low as $889. The month of July appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to South Africa from Detroit. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 78%.

Cheap flights from Detroit to South Africa in February, March 2021

1 Mar - 31 Mar
$933pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
1 Mar - 31 Mar
$950pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
8 Mar - 5 May
$964pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Detroit to South Africa 2021 flight deals

13 Sep - 20 Sep
$914pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Turkish Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
19 Apr - 10 May
$920pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
4 Sep - 15 Sep
$921pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Turkish Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Turkish Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Last minute flights from Detroit to South Africa

7 Mar - 17 May
$1,014pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
7 Mar - 12 May
$1,015pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
7 Mar - 15 May
$1,038pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

One-way flights to South Africa from Detroit

3:25 pm - 8:05 am
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
33h 40m
DTW - JNB
Multiple Airlines
$774
Gotogate
12:24 pm - 2:00 am
Qatar Airways
2 Stops
30h 36m
DTW - JNB
Qatar Airways
$851
DreamWorldTravel
2:05 pm - 5:05 pm
KLM
1 Stop
20h 00m
DTW - JNB
KLM
$1,621
KLM

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Flight FAQs

From Detroit to South Africa

Are flight prices decreasing from Detroit to South Africa 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 South Africa 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.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Detroit to South Africa to control the spread of COVID-19?

Delta is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. New policies for travelers booking flights from Detroit to South Africa include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitization, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from Detroit to South Africa have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Delta, KLM, and British Airways 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 South Africa for under $1,000 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Detroit to South Africa for under $1,000. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $920, but on average you can expect to pay $1,030.

Are there nonstop flights from Detroit to South Africa for under $900 on Cheapflights?

There are no nonstop flights from Detroit to South Africa, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

Are there last-minute flights available from Detroit to South Africa for under $1,100?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Detroit to South Africa within the next 7 days for less than $1,100.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Detroit to South Africa?

The most popular airlines flying from Detroit to South Africa are American Airlines, British Airways and Delta. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the most popular routes from Detroit to South Africa?

The most popular flight routes from Detroit to South Africa are Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County - Johannesburg OR Tambo, Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County - Cape Town Intl and Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County - Durban King Shaka Intl.

What are the cheapest Flights from Detroit to South Africa?

The cheapest flight price from Detroit to South Africa is $927. On average you can expect to pay $1,512. The most popular route, (Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County - Johannesburg OR Tambo), can usually be booked for $917.

How long is the flight from Detroit to South Africa?

Airlines like KLM, Delta, and Qatar Airways fly from Detroit to South Africa in about 21h 16m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 9h 24m. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both nonstop flights and flights with stops.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Detroit to South Africa round-trip?

Our cheapest airline available from Detroit to South Africa is Qatar Airways. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $964 on this airline. An additional option worth looking into is Turkish Airlines, starting at $993.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Detroit to South Africa one-way?

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Qatar Airways, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $706. Qatar Airways is not the only option available. At the moment, KLM is another option, for $1,621.

Destination information for South Africa

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Airports servicing Detroit

Airports servicing

Cape Town (CPT)
Durban (DUR)
East London (ELS)
George (GRJ)
Sabi Sabi (GSS)

Top 3 airlines flying from Detroit to South Africa

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
British Airways
$1,227 $1,426 No cancel fee 70%
KLM
$1,299 $1,561 No cancel fee 75%
Delta
$1,238 $1,879 No cancel fee N/A
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