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San Francisco to Detroit Flights

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Selected fares from San Francisco to Detroit

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
SFO DTT Sat, Sep 27 - Mon, Oct 6 $304
SFO DTT Thu, Jan 8 - Tue, Jan 13 $309
SFO DTT Thu, Jan 8 - Tue, Jan 13 $323
SFO DTT Fri, Sep 19 - Sun, Sep 21 $441
SFO DTT Fri, Sep 26 - Fri, Oct 3 $446
SFO DTT Thu, Sep 4 - Tue, Sep 16 $446
SFO DTT Mon, Sep 22 - Tue, Sep 30 $448
SFO DTT Tue, Sep 23 - Sun, Sep 28 $513
SFO DTT Tue, Sep 23 - Sat, Sep 27 $544
SFO DTT Sat, Oct 25 - Thu, Oct 30 $718

San Francisco and Detroit airports and terminals

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 SFO to DTT

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal 1 Delta Air Lines, Virgin Atlantic
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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 SFO to DTW

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

    Willow Run (YIP)

    Distance from City Center: 26 miles

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Cheap flights from San Francisco to Detroit

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September

Cheapest weekend flights in September from San Francisco to Detroit

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Sep 26 San Francisco (SFO) Detroit (DTW) Frontier Airlines $348
Earn $3.48
Return Mon, Sep 29 Detroit (DTW) San Francisco (SFO) Frontier Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in September from San Francisco to Detroit

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Sep 23 San Francisco (SFO) Detroit (DTW) AirTran Airways $304
Earn $3.04
Return Tue, Sep 30 Detroit (DTW) San Francisco (SFO) AirTran Airways

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

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Sep 23 San Francisco (SFO) Detroit (DTW) AirTran Airways $304
Earn $3.04
Return Tue, Sep 30 Detroit (DTW) San Francisco (SFO) AirTran Airways
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October

Cheapest weekend flights in October from San Francisco to Detroit

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Oct 23 San Francisco (SFO) Detroit (DTW) Frontier Airlines $339
Earn $3.39
Return Mon, Oct 27 Detroit (DTW) San Francisco (SFO) Frontier Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in October from San Francisco to Detroit

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Oct 29 San Francisco (SFO) Detroit (DTW) AirTran Airways $304
Earn $3.04
Return Thu, Oct 30 Detroit (DTW) San Francisco (SFO) AirTran Airways

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

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Oct 11 San Francisco (SFO) Detroit (DTW) AirTran Airways $304
Earn $3.04
Return Sat, Oct 18 Detroit (DTW) San Francisco (SFO) AirTran Airways
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November

Cheapest weekend flights in November from San Francisco to Detroit

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Nov 14 San Francisco (SFO) Detroit (DTW) Frontier Airlines $339
Earn $3.39
Return Sun, Nov 16 Detroit (DTW) San Francisco (SFO) Frontier Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in November from San Francisco to Detroit

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Nov 18 San Francisco (SFO) Detroit (DTW) Frontier Airlines $325
Earn $3.25
Return Wed, Nov 19 Detroit (DTW) San Francisco (SFO) Frontier Airlines
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Flights to Detroit

San Francisco International Airport Information

The San Francisco International Airport (Highway 101 near the junction of Highway 380) is the primary commercial passenger airport serving San Francisco and the surrounding areas. The airport hosts most international and domestic airlines offering cheap flights from San Francisco. You can also use Orbitz.com to book an alternate flight out of Oakland International Airport (1 Oakland Drive, Oakland) or San Jose International Airport (2065 Airport Boulevard, San Jose).

Parking at San Francisco International Airport

San Francisco International's parking garages are a 10-minute walk or less from the gates, and there is free shuttle service from the long-term lots. Parking costs anywhere from $18 to $38 per day, depending on the option you choose. If you've used Orbitz.com to book your discount flights, you may have saved enough to justify spending the extra money to use the airport's valet parking service.

Ground Transportation Information

A taxi, limousine or shared-ride van to the airport will cost anywhere from $17 to $40. Factor in plenty of extra travel time for the 13-mile ride, as rush-hour traffic can be brutal. You can also use the public BART system or the SamTrans public bus service, both of which will cost you less than $10. Don't forget to use Orbitz.com before you leave to book a rental car in your destination city.

Restaurant Options at the Airport

The San Francisco airport has roughly 50 eateries where you can grab a coffee or have a light meal. Most of the restaurants and cafes are located within the terminals past the security checkpoint, but there are a few restaurants before you reach the security gates. Have a great flight to your final destination, and don't forget to use Orbitz.com the next time you're looking for cheap flights from San Francisco.

Traveling to Detroit

Orbitz.com can get you cheap flights to Detroit easily by scanning its list of hundreds of airline flights to and from the area, as well as getting you sales on a hotel room and transportation.

Airports in the Area

Detroit is served by Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport and Bishop International Airport. Wayne County Airport is located in the suburb of Romulus, 21 miles southwest of downtown Detroit. Currently, Delta Airlines carries the majority of the traffic. Orbitz.com works closely with the airline to get the best deals for flights.

Transportation in Detroit

Bus routes 125 and 280 run to and from the airport once per hour. You can take the bus to anywhere in metropolitan Detroit; terminals are scattered throughout the city. The airport also has a rental car service. Located next to I-94, you can use a rental car to travel to Detroit and the surrounding cities. Booking rental car service is easy with Orbitz.com.

Detroit Climate Expectations

Detroit has extreme temperature variations, from upwards of 90 degrees in the summer to below zero in the winter. If you visit during the winter, expect moderate snowfall in January, and bring warm clothing, such as hats, gloves, and earmuffs to protect yourself from frostbite.

Things to Do in Detroit

The city got its nickname of "Motown" partially from the motor industry but also from its culture of soul music. Take some time out to attend the Detroit International Jazz Festival, or visit the Detroit Theatre District to attend a live Broadway show. In addition to finding cheap flights to Detroit, Orbitz.com can give you addresses of low-cost hotels near popular tourist attractions.

Interesting facts about flights from San Francisco to Detroit

    • 5 direct flights are operating from San Francisco to Detroit today.
    • Today's average time for a direct flight is 4h 37m.
    • Delta Air Lines flight 854 (2:15 AM GMT, Boeing 757-300 Passenger) is today's earliest available flight from San Francisco to Detroit.
    • Delta Air Lines flight 1988 (5:50 PM GMT, Boeing 757 Passenger) is today's latest available flight from San Francisco to Detroit.
    • Today's shortest direct flight from San Francisco to Detroit (Delta Air Lines flight 854, Boeing 757-300 Passenger) takes 4h 29m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from San Francisco to Detroit (Delta Air Lines flight 690, Boeing 767-300 Passenger) takes 4h 41m.
    • Flights from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Detroit Wayne County Airport (DTW), Willow Run (YIP) are available for this route.

Aircraft options between San Francisco and Detroit

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
Boeing 737-800 (Winglets) Passenger Delta Air Lines, Virgin Atlantic
Boeing 767 Passenger Delta Air Lines
Airbus Industrie A320 Delta Air Lines
Boeing 757 Passenger Delta Air Lines, Virgin Atlantic