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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 Sat, Sep 6 - Tue, Sep 16 $353
DTT SFO Wed, Sep 17 - Sat, Sep 20 $384
DTT SFO Wed, Nov 5 - Mon, Nov 10 $412
DTT SFO Sat, Sep 6 - Sat, Sep 13 $413
DTT SFO Fri, Sep 5 - Mon, Sep 8 $432
DTT SFO Sat, Sep 27 - Fri, Oct 3 $441
DTT SFO Wed, Oct 22 - Sun, Oct 26 $460
DTT SFO Thu, Sep 18 - Sun, Sep 28 $506
DTT SFO Wed, Nov 5 - Mon, Nov 10 $521
DTT SFO Thu, Sep 18 - Sun, Sep 21 $800

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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Cheap flights from Detroit to San Francisco

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Prices are round trip per person (conditions apply)

Featured San Francisco Airport Hotels

Hotel only $160

The Westin San Francisco Airport

4 stars
3.7 / 5 141 reviews

1 Old Bayshore Highway Map

Save 40% on your stay

The Westin San Francisco Airport provides guests with ultimate convenience, only five minutes from the San Francisco Airport and twenty minutes from downtown.... More

Hotel only $141

Aloft San Francisco Airport

3 stars
3.3 / 5 242 reviews

401 East Millbrae Avenue Map

Save 40% on your stay

Comfort and convenience near the airport Featuring loft-inspired design, the bold, fresh and fun Aloft San Francisco Airport makes for an ideal base for discerning corporate and leisure travelers... More

Hotel only $169

San Francisco Airport Marriott Waterfront

4 stars
3.7 / 5 120 reviews

1800 Old Bayshore Highway Map

Rate includes breakfast

The San Francisco Airport Marriott Waterfront Hotel in Burlingame, CA is just minutes from the San Francisco International Airport and 15 miles from downtown San Francisco.... More

Hotel only $152

Hampton Inn & Suites San Francisco-Burlingame-Airport South

3 stars
4.1 / 5 72 reviews

1755 Bayshore Highway Map

Welcome to the Hampton Inn & Suites San Francisco-Burlingame-Airport South hotel in California.... More

Hotel only $107

Hampton Inn & Suites Oakland Airport-Alameda

3 stars
4.7 / 5 14 reviews

1700 Harbor Bay Parkway Map

a strategic and friendly stop in the bay area...welcome to the Hampton Inn & Suites Oakland Airport/Alameda.You may be surprised when you come to the Oakland/Alameda area.... More

Hotel only $149

Vagabond Inn Executive San Francisco Airport - Burlingame

2 stars
3.6 / 5 338 reviews

1640 Bayshore Highway Map

Free hot breakfast, airport shuttle & parking

...This Bay front Hotel is located just 1.5 mile from SFO and 1 mile from CalTrain and BART.... We offer FREE parking (while guest is at the hotel), airport shuttle to SFO International Airport... More

August

Cheapest weekend flights in August from Detroit to San Francisco

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Aug 30 Detroit (DTW) San Francisco (SFO) Frontier Airlines $413
Earn $4.13
Return Mon, Sep 1 San Francisco (SFO) Detroit (DTW) Frontier Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in August from Detroit to San Francisco

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Aug 30 Detroit (DTW) San Francisco (SFO) AirTran Airways $384
Earn $3.84
Return Tue, Sep 9 San Francisco (SFO) Detroit (DTW) AirTran Airways

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

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Aug 30 Detroit (DTW) San Francisco (SFO) AirTran Airways $384
Earn $3.84
Return Sat, Sep 6 San Francisco (SFO) Detroit (DTW) AirTran Airways
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September

Cheapest weekend flights in September from Detroit to San Francisco

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Sep 18 Detroit (DTW) San Francisco (SFO) AirTran Airways $384
Earn $3.84
Return Sat, Sep 20 San Francisco (SFO) Detroit (DTW) AirTran Airways

Lowest roundtrip airfare in September from Detroit to San Francisco

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Sep 6 Detroit (DTW) San Francisco (SFO) Frontier Airlines $353
Earn $3.53
Return Tue, Sep 16 San Francisco (SFO) Detroit (DTW) Frontier Airlines

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

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Sep 3 Detroit (DTW) San Francisco (SFO) Frontier Airlines $383
Earn $3.83
Return Wed, Sep 10 San Francisco (SFO) Detroit (DTW) Frontier Airlines
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October

Cheapest weekend flights in October from Detroit to San Francisco

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Oct 16 Detroit (DTW) San Francisco (SFO) AirTran Airways $384
Earn $3.84
Return Mon, Oct 20 San Francisco (SFO) Detroit (DTW) AirTran Airways

Lowest roundtrip airfare in October from Detroit to San Francisco

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Oct 8 Detroit (DTW) San Francisco (SFO) Frontier Airlines $383
Earn $3.83
Return Wed, Oct 15 San Francisco (SFO) Detroit (DTW) Frontier Airlines

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

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Oct 8 Detroit (DTW) San Francisco (SFO) Frontier Airlines $383
Earn $3.83
Return Wed, Oct 15 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

    • 5 direct flights are operating from Detroit to San Francisco today.
    • Today's average time for a direct flight is 5h 15m.
    • Delta Air Lines flight 745 (3:35 AM GMT, Boeing 767-300 Passenger) is today's earliest available flight from Detroit to San Francisco.
    • Delta Air Lines flight 1988 (3:00 PM 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 1731, Boeing 757 Passenger) takes 5h 11m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from Detroit to San Francisco (Delta Air Lines flight 745, Boeing 767-300 Passenger) takes 5h 21m.
    • Flights from Detroit Wayne County Airport (DTW), Willow Run (YIP) to San Francisco Airport (SFO) are available for this route.

Aircraft options between Detroit and San Francisco

Equipment Carrier
Boeing 767-300 Passenger Delta Air Lines
Boeing 767-400 Passenger Delta Air Lines
Boeing 757-300 Passenger Delta Air Lines
Boeing 737-900 Passenger Delta Air Lines, Virgin Atlantic
Boeing 737-800 Passenger Delta Air Lines, Virgin Atlantic
Boeing 737-800 (Winglets) Passenger Delta Air Lines
Boeing 767-300 (Winglets) Passenger Delta Air Lines
Boeing 767 Passenger Delta Air Lines
Airbus Industrie A320 Delta Air Lines, Virgin Atlantic
Boeing 757 Passenger Delta Air Lines, Virgin Atlantic