Cheap flights from Detroit (DTT) to South Africa

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

All the information you need to plan the best DTT to JNB flight in 2021: compare Detroit to South Africa flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in 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 June, July 2021

The best prices found for DTT to South Africa flights for June, July
14 Jul - 21 Jul
$1,140pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
29 Jun - 14 Jul
$1,199pp
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
25 Jun - 9 Jul
$1,200pp
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

Detroit to South Africa 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to South Africa from Detroit found for this year
8 Dec - 18 Dec
$954pp
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
3 Dec - 19 Dec
$1,010pp
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
23 Aug - 2 Sep
$1,016pp
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

Last minute flights from Detroit to South Africa

Late deals on round-trip flights to South Africa from Detroit, departing today and this week
25 Jun - 9 Jul
$1,200pp
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
22 Jun - 9 Jul
$1,234pp
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
25 Jun - 9 Jul
$1,451pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Multiple Airlines
     
3 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

The cheapest one-way flights from Detroit to South Africa
11:45 am - 3:10 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
45h 25m
DTW - DUR
Multiple Airlines
$1,788
Kiwi.com
2:32 pm - 5:20 pm
KLM
1 Stop
20h 48m
DTW - JNB
KLM
$2,122
KLM
11:45 am - 4:30 am
Lufthansa
1 Stop
34h 45m
DTW - JNB
Lufthansa
$2,128
Lufthansa

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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.

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.

What airport do you fly from for flights from Detroit to South Africa?

Detroit All airports (DTT), located 0.6 mi from the city center, is the airport you fly out of when you book flights from Detroit to South Africa.

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 Qatar Airways for just $954, but on average you can expect to pay $1,084.

Are there nonstop flights from Detroit to South Africa for under $1,000 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 $1,200?

There are currently 14+ open flights from Detroit to South Africa within the next 7 days for less than $1,200.

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 $2,240. The most popular route, (Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County - Johannesburg OR Tambo), can usually be booked for $954.

How long is the flight from Detroit to South Africa?

Airlines like Delta, Air France, and Qatar Airways fly from Detroit to South Africa in about 21h 10m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 10h 25m. 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 $954 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Iberia and Turkish Airlines, starting at $1,028 and $1,137 round-trip.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Lufthansa, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $1,752. Delta flights start at $2,119 while deals on KLM start at $2,122 one-way.

Destination points for flights from Detroit to 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

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Detroit to South Africa 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
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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