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Detroit to San Diego Flights

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Selected fares from Detroit to San Diego

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
DTT SAN Tue, Jan 20 - Tue, Jan 27 $266
DTT SAN Thu, Aug 21 - Sat, Aug 23 $386
DTT SAN Thu, Sep 4 - Mon, Sep 8 $390
DTT SAN Thu, Sep 4 - Mon, Sep 8 $390
DTT SAN Wed, Feb 25 - Tue, Mar 10 $402
DTT SAN Thu, Sep 4 - Mon, Sep 8 $447
DTT SAN Thu, Oct 9 - Wed, Oct 15 $508
DTT SAN Tue, Sep 23 - Tue, Sep 30 $541
DTT SAN Thu, Sep 4 - Mon, Sep 8 $629
DTT SAN Sat, Mar 21 - Sat, Mar 28 $1,209

Detroit and San Diego airports and terminals

Airports in Detroit MI, US
map of airports in Detroit
  • 1

    Detroit Wayne County Airport (DTW)

    Distance from City Center: 17.5 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from DTW to SAN

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal EM Alaska Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Virgin Atlantic
  • 2

    Willow Run (YIP)

    Distance from City Center: 26 miles

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Airports in San Diego CA, US
map of airports in San Diego
  • 1

    San Diego Airport (SAN)

    Distance from City Center: 2 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from DTT to SAN

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal 2 Alaska Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Virgin Atlantic
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Cheap flights from Detroit to San Diego

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Prices are round trip per person (conditions apply)

Featured San Diego Airport Hotels

Hotel only $189

Homewood Suites by Hilton Carlsbad-North San Diego County

3 stars
4.2 / 5 67 reviews

2223 Palomar Airport Road Map

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Courtyard by Marriott San Diego Carlsbad

3 stars
3.6 / 5 30 reviews

5835 Owens Avenue Map

Rate includes breakfast

...This Carlsbad, CA hotel features the new Courtyard lobby with inviting, flexible spaces, free Wi-Fi throughout and easy access to the latest news, weather and airport conditions via our GoBoard.... More

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Residence Inn by Marriott San Diego Carlsbad

3 stars
3.7 / 5 11 reviews

2000 Faraday Ave. Map

Includes spa treatments & champagne

...The McClellan/Palomar Airport (CLD) is just one mile away making getting to the area for business in Vista, Carlsbad or the US Marine base – Camp Pendleton quick and easy.... More

Hotel only $121

Holiday Inn Express SAN DIEGO AIRPORT-OLD TOWN

3 stars
4.0 / 5 134 reviews

1955 SAN DIEGO AVENUE Map

The Holiday Inn Express San Diego Airport / Old Town is situated in an outstanding location in Americas Finest City.... More

Hotel only $149

Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina

4 stars
3.8 / 5 749 reviews

1380 Harbor Island Drive Map

Save 15% on your stay, Breakfast Included

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Fairfield Inn & Suites San Diego Old Town

2 stars
4.0 / 5 21 reviews

3900 Old Town Avenue Map

Tucked away among the birthplace of San Diego, California amid the culture and history of the city, this charming Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott San Diego Old Town provides an escape from... More

August

Cheapest weekend flights in August from Detroit to San Diego

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Aug 30 Detroit (DTW) San Diego (SAN) Frontier Airlines $370
Earn $3.70
Return Sun, Aug 31 San Diego (SAN) Detroit (DTW) Frontier Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in August from Detroit to San Diego

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Aug 30 Detroit (DTW) San Diego (SAN) Frontier Airlines $369
Earn $3.69
Return Thu, Sep 4 San Diego (SAN) Detroit (DTW) Frontier Airlines

Best one-week trip in August from Detroit to San Diego

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Aug 19 Detroit (DTW) San Diego (SAN) Frontier Airlines $403
Earn $4.03
Return Tue, Aug 26 San Diego (SAN) Detroit (DTW) Frontier Airlines
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September

Cheapest weekend flights in September from Detroit to San Diego

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Sep 4 Detroit (DTW) San Diego (SAN) Frontier Airlines $385
Earn $3.85
Return Mon, Sep 8 San Diego (SAN) Detroit (DTW) Frontier Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in September from Detroit to San Diego

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Sep 6 Detroit (DTW) San Diego (SAN) Frontier Airlines $297
Earn $2.97
Return Wed, Dec 17 San Diego (SAN) Detroit (DTW) Frontier Airlines

Best one-week trip in September from Detroit to San Diego

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Sep 23 Detroit (DTW) San Diego (SAN) Frontier Airlines $368
Earn $3.68
Return Tue, Sep 30 San Diego (SAN) Detroit (DTW) Frontier Airlines
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October

Cheapest weekend flights in October from Detroit to San Diego

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Oct 2 Detroit (DTW) San Diego (SAN) Frontier Airlines $384
Earn $3.84
Return Mon, Oct 6 San Diego (SAN) Detroit (DTW) Frontier Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in October from Detroit to San Diego

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Oct 10 Detroit (DTW) San Diego (SAN) Frontier Airlines $368
Earn $3.68
Return Tue, Oct 14 San Diego (SAN) Detroit (DTW) Frontier Airlines

Best one-week trip in October from Detroit to San Diego

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Oct 11 Detroit (DTW) San Diego (SAN) Alaska Airlines $569
Earn $5.69
Return Sat, Oct 18 San Diego (SAN) Detroit (DTW) Alaska Airlines
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Flights from Detroit to San Diego

Detroit Metro Airport

The Orbitz.com website makes it easy to find cheap flights from Detroit to any destination. The Detroit Metro Airport is located at 9000 Middlebelt Road, approximately 21 miles from downtown Detroit. Twelve airlines service the airport, including Delta Airlines, Frontier, Air Tran and American Airlines. When you use Orbitz.com to book your flight, the website searches flights from all available airlines so you can choose a flight with cheap tickets.

Parking and Transportation

The Detroit Metro Airport offers long-term parking for $10 per day. It also runs complimentary shuttle services from the parking lots to the airport terminals. If you're traveling for more than four days, it's cheaper to take a cab to the airport. Cab fare from downtown Detroit costs $44.50. If you need access to a vehicle when you arrive at your destination, you can reserve a rental car using the Orbitz.com website. This way, you can get from the airport to your hotel without relying on public transportation.

Dining at the Airport

There are a variety of restaurants located at the airport including Chili's, Diego's Mexican Cantina, Detroit 500 and Fuddruckers. When you book your flight using Orbitz.com, you have plenty of time to grab a quick meal before your flight, because your travel arrangements are made before you arrive at the airport. The Orbitz.com website does more than find cheap flights from Detroit; it has all the tools you need to plan your entire trip.

Flights to San Diego

Booking flights to San Diego with Orbitz.com helps ensure you get the best rate on your airline tickets. The website makes it easy to find a flight that fits your budget. Orbitz.com searches hundreds of flight combinations to find you a bargain.

San Diego International Airport

The San Diego International Airport is located on North Harbor Drive, approximately three miles from downtown San Diego. The airport has hubs for 20 different airlines, including Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, British Airways, JetBlue and Southwest Airlines. The Orbitz.com website searches flights from all available airlines and displays the results, so you can choose a flight that fits your travel needs and budget.

Parking and Transportation

The San Diego International Airport doesn't allow curbside parking. If you're being picked up from the airport, you'll need to pay for parking. Parking costs $2 for every half hour, with a maximum of $28 per day. The airport offers complimentary shuttle services from the parking lot to the airport terminals. Amtrak and the Metro Bus run between the airport and downtown San Diego every 15 minutes. You can also reserve a taxicab at any of the airport's transportation plazas. Orbitz.com can reserve you a rental car for the duration of your trip. The airport has courtesy phones located near baggage claim, so you can request shuttle service to the car rental company as soon as you arrive.

Dining at the Airport

If you need to grab a quick bite to eat when you arrive, the airport has numerous restaurants, including Monet's California Deli, Pizza Uno, McDonald's and Cramer's Deli. Because Orbitz.com takes care of everything when you book flights to San Diego on the website, you'll have plenty of time to relax and enjoy a meal before you head to your hotel.

Interesting facts about flights from Detroit to San Diego

    • 4 direct flights are operating from Detroit to San Diego today.
    • Today's average time for a direct flight is 4h 41m.
    • Alaska Airlines flight 5005 (10:56 AM GMT, Boeing 737-800 Passenger) is today's earliest available flight from Detroit to San Diego.
    • Alaska Airlines flight 5468 (2:55 PM GMT, Boeing 737-900 Passenger) is today's latest available flight from Detroit to San Diego.
    • Today's shortest direct flight from Detroit to San Diego (Alaska Airlines flight 5005, Boeing 737-800 Passenger) takes 4h 41m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from Detroit to San Diego (Alaska Airlines flight 5005, Boeing 737-800 Passenger) takes 4h 41m.
    • Flights from Detroit Wayne County Airport (DTW), Willow Run (YIP) to San Diego Airport (SAN) are available for this route.

Aircraft options between Detroit and San Diego

Equipment Carrier
Boeing 737-900 Passenger Alaska Airlines, Delta Air Lines
Boeing 737-800 Passenger Alaska Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Virgin Atlantic
Boeing 737-800 (Winglets) Passenger Alaska Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Virgin Atlantic
Boeing 767 Passenger Alaska Airlines, Delta Air Lines
Airbus Industrie A320 Alaska Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Virgin Atlantic
Boeing 757 Passenger Alaska Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Virgin Atlantic