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Washington DC to Detroit Flights

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Selected fares from Washington DC to Detroit

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
WAS DTT Fri, May 1 - Mon, May 4 $95
WAS DTT Mon, May 18 - Wed, May 27 $233
WAS DTT Fri, May 1 - Mon, May 4 $247
WAS DTT Fri, May 1 - Mon, May 4 $262
WAS DTT Sat, Jan 17 - Mon, Jan 19 $270
WAS DTT Sat, Jan 31 - Wed, Feb 4 $286

Washington DC and Detroit airports and terminals

Airports in Washington DC DC, US
map of airports in Washington DC
  • 1

    Reagan National Airport (DCA)

    Distance from City Center: 3 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from DCA to DTT

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal B Delta Air Lines
    Terminal C American Airlines, US Airways
  • 2

    Dulles Airport (IAD)

    Distance from City Center: 22.3 miles

    Carriers for flights from IAD to DTT

    Carriers
    Delta Air Lines, Frontier Airlines, United Airlines
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Airports in Detroit MI, US
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  • 1

    Detroit Wayne County Airport (DTW)

    Distance from City Center: 17.5 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from WAS to DTW

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal EM Delta Air Lines
    Terminal N American Airlines, Frontier Airlines, US Airways, United Airlines
  • 2

    Willow Run (YIP)

    Distance from City Center: 26 miles

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January

Cheapest weekend flights in January from Washington DC to Detroit

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Jan 30 Washington DC (DCA) Detroit (DTW) US Airways $270
Earn $2.70
Return Sun, Feb 1 Detroit (DTW) Washington DC (DCA) US Airways

Lowest roundtrip airfare in January from Washington DC to Detroit

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Jan 31 Washington DC (DCA) Detroit (DTW) Delta Air Lines $270
Earn $2.70
Return Sat, Feb 7 Detroit (DTW) Washington DC (DCA) Delta Air Lines

Best one-week trip in January from Washington DC to Detroit

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Jan 31 Washington DC (DCA) Detroit (DTW) Delta Air Lines $270
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Return Sat, Feb 7 Detroit (DTW) Washington DC (DCA) Delta Air Lines
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February

Cheapest weekend flights in February from Washington DC to Detroit

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Feb 19 Washington DC (DCA) Detroit (DTW) US Airways $270
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Return Sat, Feb 21 Detroit (DTW) Washington DC (DCA) US Airways

Lowest roundtrip airfare in February from Washington DC to Detroit

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Feb 19 Washington DC (DCA) Detroit (DTW) US Airways $270
Earn $2.70
Return Sat, Feb 21 Detroit (DTW) Washington DC (DCA) US Airways

Best one-week trip in February from Washington DC to Detroit

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sun, Feb 1 Washington DC (DCA) Detroit (DTW) Delta Air Lines $270
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Return Sun, Feb 8 Detroit (DTW) Washington DC (DCA) Delta Air Lines
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March

Cheapest weekend flights in March from Washington DC to Detroit

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Mar 19 Washington DC (DCA) Detroit (DTW) Delta Air Lines $313
Earn $3.13
Return Sun, Mar 22 Detroit (DTW) Washington DC (DCA) Delta Air Lines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in March from Washington DC to Detroit

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Mar 19 Washington DC (DCA) Detroit (DTW) Delta Air Lines $313
Earn $3.13
Return Sun, Mar 22 Detroit (DTW) Washington DC (DCA) Delta Air Lines

Best one-week trip in March from Washington DC to Detroit

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Mar 28 Washington DC (DCA) Detroit (DTW) US Airways $353
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Return Sat, Apr 4 Detroit (DTW) Washington DC (DCA) US Airways
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Flights to Detroit

The Best DC Airports

Before you call airlines looking for flights from Washington, DC, you should check with Orbitz.com. The two major airports in DC are Washington Dulles International Airport and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. Alaska Airlines, US Airways, and Frontier Airlines handle domestic flights from Ronald Reagan, while Virgin America, ExpressJet Airlines, and Colgan Air operate out of Washington Dulles. Ronald Reagan is only three miles from the downtown area, and Washington Dulles is 26 miles from downtown.

Long-Term Parking Options

The five parking lots at Ronald Reagan offer daily and hourly parking rates, and the airport charges $20 per day for parking in the long-term lots. The economy lot only charges $12 per day, but this lot is open and uncovered. Washington Dulles has two long-term parking lots that charge $17 per day and one economy lot that charges $10 per day. For $30, you can use valet parking.

Public Transportation Choices

The Metrorail and Metrobus make at least one stop at each airport every day. The stops are clearly marked around the city, and you can find maps that help you find the correct line. Taxis are not as low cost as the public transportation options because the drivers charge a pickup fee, baggage fee, fee per mile, and a fee for any time that the driver must wait.

Places to Eat

Both airports offer a range of dining options. Washington Dulles is home to Dulles to Go, Five Guys, Subway, and Wendy's, while Ronald Reagan has Dunkin' Donuts, Euro Cafe, and Jerry's Subs & Pizza. Once you have something to eat, you can browse through the sales at some of the shops surrounding the restaurants. If you want to enjoy your vacation, use Orbitz.com to look for flights from Washington DC.

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 Washington DC to Detroit

    • 16 direct flights are operating from Washington DC to Detroit today.
    • Today's average time for a direct flight is 1h 41m.
    • Delta Air Lines flight 6271 (12:10 AM GMT, Canadair Regional Jet 700) is today's earliest available flight from Washington DC to Detroit.
    • American Airlines flight 4466 (4:15 PM GMT, Embraer 170) is today's latest available flight from Washington DC to Detroit.
    • Today's shortest direct flight from Washington DC to Detroit (Delta Air Lines flight 4604, Canadair Regional Jet) takes 1h 33m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from Washington DC to Detroit (American Airlines flight 3994, Canadair Regional Jet) takes 1h 49m.
    • Flights from Dulles Airport (IAD), Reagan National Airport (DCA) to Detroit Wayne County Airport (DTW), Willow Run (YIP) are available for this route.

Flight schedule for flights from Washington DC to Detroit on Mon, Dec 29, 2014

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
Delta Air Lines DL5091 IAD 6:10 AM DTW 7:52 AM CR7 1hr 42min
Delta Air Lines DL1275 DCA 7:30 AM DTW 9:14 AM M88 1hr 44min
American Airlines/American Airlines AA4036/AA3753 DCA 6:00 AM DTW 9:21 AM CRJ/CRJ 3hr 21min
American Airlines/US Airways AA4036/US3753 DCA 6:00 AM DTW 9:21 AM CRJ/CRJ 3hr 21min
US Airways/American Airlines US4036/AA3753 DCA 6:00 AM DTW 9:21 AM CRJ/CRJ 3hr 21min
US Airways/US Airways US4036/US3753 DCA 6:00 AM DTW 9:21 AM CRJ/CRJ 3hr 21min
United Airlines/United Airlines UA6142/UA4297 IAD 6:00 AM DTW 10:29 AM ERJ/ERJ 4hr 29min
American Airlines AA3980 DCA 8:45 AM DTW 10:38 AM CRJ 1hr 53min
US Airways US3980 DCA 8:45 AM DTW 10:38 AM CRJ 1hr 53min
American Airlines/Delta Air Lines AA3432/DL2890 DCA 6:15 AM DTW 11:17 AM CR7/CR9 5hr 2min
Delta Air Lines/Delta Air Lines DL3370/DL2890 DCA 6:10 AM DTW 11:17 AM CR9/CR9 5hr 7min
US Airways/Delta Air Lines US6478/DL2890 DCA 6:15 AM DTW 11:17 AM CR7/CR9 5hr 2min
American Airlines/Delta Air Lines AA3831/DL6092 DCA 6:59 AM DTW 11:30 AM CRJ/ERJ 4hr 31min