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Detroit to San Francisco Flights

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Selected fares from Detroit to San Francisco

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
DTT SFO Tue, Mar 17 - Tue, Mar 31 $334
DTT SFO Tue, Feb 24 - Tue, Mar 3 $384
DTT SFO Wed, Feb 25 - Tue, Mar 3 $402
DTT SFO Mon, Feb 23 - Fri, Feb 27 $408
DTT SFO Tue, Mar 10 - Tue, Mar 17 $409
DTT SFO Wed, May 13 - Sun, May 17 $426
DTT SFO Wed, May 13 - Sun, May 17 $435
DTT SFO Mon, Feb 23 - Sat, Feb 28 $455
DTT SFO Wed, May 13 - Sun, May 17 $1,016

Detroit and San Francisco 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 SFO

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

    Willow Run (YIP)

    Distance from City Center: 26 miles

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

    San Francisco Airport (SFO)

    Distance from City Center: 11.9 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from DTT to SFO

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal 1 Delta Air Lines, Virgin Atlantic
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$334
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$334
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February

Cheapest weekend flights in February from Detroit to San Francisco

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Feb 19 Detroit (DTW) San Francisco (SFO) Delta Air Lines $412
Earn $4.12
Return Mon, Feb 23 San Francisco (SFO) Detroit (DTW) Delta Air Lines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in February from Detroit to San Francisco

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Feb 17 Detroit (DTW) San Francisco (SFO) Frontier Airlines $334
Earn $3.34
Return Tue, Mar 17 San Francisco (SFO) Detroit (DTW) Frontier Airlines

Best one-week trip in February from Detroit to San Francisco

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Feb 24 Detroit (DTW) San Francisco (SFO) Frontier Airlines $340
Earn $3.40
Return Tue, Mar 3 San Francisco (SFO) Detroit (DTW) Frontier Airlines
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March

Cheapest weekend flights in March from Detroit to San Francisco

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Mar 19 Detroit (DTW) San Francisco (SFO) Delta Air Lines $412
Earn $4.12
Return Mon, Mar 23 San Francisco (SFO) Detroit (DTW) Delta Air Lines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in March from Detroit to San Francisco

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Mar 3 Detroit (DTW) San Francisco (SFO) Frontier Airlines $334
Earn $3.34
Return Tue, Mar 10 San Francisco (SFO) Detroit (DTW) Frontier Airlines

Best one-week trip in March from Detroit to San Francisco

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Mar 3 Detroit (DTW) San Francisco (SFO) Frontier Airlines $334
Earn $3.34
Return Tue, Mar 10 San Francisco (SFO) Detroit (DTW) Frontier Airlines
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April

Cheapest weekend flights in April from Detroit to San Francisco

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Apr 30 Detroit (DTW) San Francisco (SFO) Frontier Airlines $370
Earn $3.70
Return Mon, May 4 San Francisco (SFO) Detroit (DTW) Frontier Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in April from Detroit to San Francisco

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Apr 16 Detroit (DTW) San Francisco (SFO) Frontier Airlines $355
Earn $3.55
Return Tue, Apr 21 San Francisco (SFO) Detroit (DTW) Frontier Airlines

Best one-week trip in April from Detroit to San Francisco

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Apr 23 Detroit (DTW) San Francisco (SFO) Frontier Airlines $370
Earn $3.70
Return Thu, Apr 30 San Francisco (SFO) Detroit (DTW) Frontier Airlines
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Traveling from Detroit to San Francisco

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.

San Francisco International Airport

The San Francisco International Airport is located on South Spruce Avenue, approximately 13 miles south of downtown San Francisco. Because the airport is one of the world's busiest airports, it houses numerous airline hubs. Air Berlin, Hawaiian Airlines, JetBlue, US Airways, Asiana Airways and numerous other airlines offer flights to San Francisco. If you're traveling on a strict budget, you can find bargain prices on tickets by booking your flight through Orbitz.com.

Transportation From the Airport

The Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) system runs from the San Francisco International Airport to downtown San Francisco, and tickets cost approximately $7. SamTrans Public Bus Services also runs between the airport and downtown. Bus stops are located at the baggage claim in Terminals 2 and 3, and at Courtyard A in the International Terminal. You can also use Orbitz.com to rent a car for the duration of your trip. The airport offers a free shuttle service to take passengers from the airport terminal to the rental car center.

Weather in San Francisco

San Francisco has temperatures that range from 46 to 69 degrees Fahrenheit throughout the year. The off-peak travel season runs from the beginning of December to the end of February. It rains more frequently during this time, but the temperature is still warm enough to tolerate the rain. If you book your trip through Orbitz.com during the off-peak travel season, you'll save money on your airline tickets.

Highlights and Attractions

Golden Gate Park, Coit Tower and Alcatraz are some major attractions in the San Francisco area. Orbitz.com does more than find you flights to San Francisco. The website has the information you need to plan your entire itinerary. You can purchase tickets to major attractions or make reservations to take a guided city tour.

Interesting facts about flights from Detroit to San Francisco

    • 2 direct flights are operating from Detroit to San Francisco today.
    • Today's average time for a direct flight is 5h 29m.
    • Delta Air Lines flight 745 (2:40 AM GMT, Boeing 737-900 Passenger) is today's earliest available flight from Detroit to San Francisco.
    • Delta Air Lines flight 1145 (9:41 AM GMT, Boeing 737-900 Passenger) is today's latest available flight from Detroit to San Francisco.
    • Today's shortest direct flight from Detroit to San Francisco (Delta Air Lines flight 1145, Boeing 737-900 Passenger) takes 5h 25m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from Detroit to San Francisco (Delta Air Lines flight 745, Boeing 737-900 Passenger) takes 5h 34m.
    • Flights from Detroit Wayne County Airport (DTW), Willow Run (YIP) to San Francisco Airport (SFO) are available for this route.

Flight schedule for flights from Detroit to San Francisco on Fri, Jan 30, 2015

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
American Airlines/United Airlines AA3148/UA1703 DTW 6:46 AM SFO 10:50 AM ER4/753 7hr 4min
United Airlines/United Airlines UA3679/UA1703 DTW 6:00 AM SFO 10:50 AM CR7/753 7hr 50min
Delta Air Lines DL745 DTW 8:35 AM SFO 10:53 AM 739 5hr 18min
American Airlines/US Airways AA3148/US1435 DTW 6:46 AM SFO 11:23 AM ER4/738 7hr 37min
Qantas/Qantas QF4882/QF3106 DTW 6:49 AM SFO 11:23 AM ER4/738 7hr 34min
United Airlines/US Airways UA3679/US1435 DTW 6:00 AM SFO 11:23 AM CR7/738 8hr 23min
US Airways/Alaska Airlines US8381/AS1339 DTW 6:46 AM SFO 11:23 AM ER4/738 7hr 37min
US Airways/US Airways US8381/US1435 DTW 6:46 AM SFO 11:23 AM ER4/738 7hr 37min
American Airlines/American Airlines AA493/AA433 DTW 7:21 AM SFO 12:34 PM 319/321 8hr 13min
US Airways/American Airlines US493/AA433 DTW 7:21 AM SFO 12:34 PM 319/321 8hr 13min
Delta Air Lines/Delta Air Lines DL1706/DL6432 DTW 8:35 AM SFO 1:30 PM 739/E75 7hr 55min
Virgin Australia/Virgin Australia VA6677/VA6912 DTW 8:35 AM SFO 1:30 PM 739/E75 7hr 55min
Delta Air Lines/American Airlines DL1706/AA1150 DTW 8:35 AM SFO 1:42 PM 739/738 8hr 7min