Cheap Flights To Detroit (DTT, DTW)

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Cheap Flights to Detroit from $20 One Way, $40 Round Trip

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Detroit DTW Flight Information

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Destination Airport IATA Code
Number of Airlines Serving
Spirit Airlines, Frontier Airlines, Sun Country Airlines, Delta, American Airlines, JetBlue Airways, United
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Earliest Departing Flight
DL 1435 7:30AM EDT
Latest Departing Flight
AA 4329 Sep 28 11:48PM EDT

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Visit Vibrant Detroit

Detroit, Michigan, is the home of the American auto industry, but there is far more to it than cars. Business travelers and tourists alike rely on to find the best prices on flights to Detroit, as well as deals on hotels and other travel needs in this Midwestern cultural, commercial, and educational center.

Detroit Metro Airport Welcomes You

Your flight will land at Detroit Metro Airport, which is what locals and experienced travelers call Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport. It is a major transportation hub for domestic and international flights, making it one of the busiest airports in the United States. Its formal address is simply Detroit Metropolitan Airport, and it is located in the city itself, about twenty-one miles away from downtown Detroit.

From the Airport to Downtown

You can catch a cab at the airport and pay about $41 for a ride downtown, or you can pay $1.50 for a ninety-minute journey on the public SMART bus Route #125 to reach your downtown destination. Eight major rental car companies have facilities in Detroit Metro Airport, so if you reserved a rental car through, it will be waiting for you when you arrive. Private airport shuttles to locations within the city and its environs are also available.

Detroit Weather

Detroit temperatures range from lows of 18�F in January, when highs hit only 30�F, to highs of 81�F to 82�Fin July and August, with lows between 61�F and 63�F in these hottest months. April and October are particularly pleasant, as high temperatures hit 57�F in April and 61�F in October, with lows of 37�F and 43�F respectively. Precipitation is relatively moderate throughout the year; February is the driest month and July is the wettest month. Bring a folding umbrella with you, and bring sunglasses as well especially from May to September, as there is plenty of bright sunshine.

The Best of Detroit

The Motor City gave birth to a musical genre all its own: Motown. The two major studios that put Motown on the map now comprise the Motown Historical Museum, a must-see for fans of music as well as history buffs. The museum features the original equipment that Motown stars used to record their hits, along with other Motown memorabilia. As for the motoring history of the city, it began at the Piquette Avenue Ford plant, where workers once turned out Model T automobiles on the famed moving assembly lines. That plant is now the Model T Automotive Heritage Complex, and it is a worthwhile destination for automobile enthusiasts. You will want to see downtown Detroit itself, as it is undergoing a cultural and economic rebirth, and the Detroit People Mover is a scenic local railroad with stations throughout the center of the city. Each station is an attraction in itself, as it is decorated with unique sculptures and other works of art. Detroit is also rich in architectural monuments, and some of the best are the Guardian Building, Fox Theater, and the GM Renaissance Center, which features an observation deck on one of the highest floors.

Plan Your Visit

Detroit attractions include everything from museums and parks to a casino that rivals those of the gaming centers of the world. When you plan your trip with, you�ll save money on flights to Detroit as well as hotels, rental cars, and other travel needs. You�ll have plenty of extra funds to enjoy shopping, local restaurants, and even the casino.

Frequently asked questions

Am I currently able to fly to Detroit?
Before you book your fare, have a look at our Covid-19 Travel Advisor. This page contains everything you need to know about current travel advice, quarantine policies and other essential info for your flight to Detroit.
If I am not able to travel because of COVID-19, can I change or cancel?
You’ll find the answers to your questions on our helpful Customer Service Portal. While most airlines make allowances for changes due to COVID-19, double-check the terms and conditions of your selected carrier prior to booking.
Which airlines fly to Detroit?
With 20 airlines to pick from, finding the best flight that fits your travel plans and budget should be a piece of cake. Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (DTW) is the gateway to Detroit and where you’re likely to be disembarking. These leading international airlines are ready to take you there:

  • Delta - 269 flights to Detroit per month
  • Air Canada - 86 flights to Detroit per month
  • Air France - 17 flights to Detroit per month

What is the best airport to fly to in Detroit?
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (DTW), around 17 miles southwest of downtown Detroit, is one choice. Oakland County Intl. Airport (PTK) is another way to get to this city. Compare the flight deals between the airports, along with which terminal is closer to your hotel.
How much is a flight to Detroit?
If you’re looking for flights back and forth, airfares fluctuated between $40 and $214 this past week. The cheapest price for one-way was $20, coming from Orlando (MCO).
How to book the cheapest flight to Detroit?
Picking up cheap flights to Detroit is as easy as booking with Orbitz. But if you’d like to make sure you’re walking away with the best flight deals around, here are a few tips your budget will love:

  • Depending on where you’re leaving from, click on the ‘Nearby airports’ function (located under the departure and arrival options). Oftentimes, alternative departure points will have cheaper fares.
  • If you’re flexible with your travel itinerary, click on the ‘Show flexible dates’ option. You’ll see the flight deals for the days before and after your chosen departure. Fares often vary depending on the day of the week.
  • To filter your results, click on ‘Show options.’ You can search based on airlines, seating class, nonstop flights and refundable flights. You can also choose your preferred flight times under ‘Sort & Filter’ to the left.
  • Once you’ve settled on your travel dates, reserve your flight. Airfares normally increase as the departure date gets closer.
  • Make big savings on your trip by bundling your flights, hotels and car rentals into an Orbitz package deal. Your credit card will thank you for it.
  • Don’t travel during peak seasons if you can. By steering clear of summer, school vacations and other popular dates, you can save big on your airfares.

How long is a flight to Detroit?
Naturally, flight times differ based on the destination you’re traveling from. But to give you a sense of the average duration, take a peek at these popular routes to Detroit:

  • Chicago, IL (ORD-O’Hare Intl.) to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (DTW) - 1 hour and 22 minutes
  • Atlanta, GA (ATL-Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta Intl.) to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (DTW) - 1 hour and 55 minutes
  • New York, NY (LGA-LaGuardia) to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (DTW) - 2 hours and 6 minutes

What is the best time to book a flight to Detroit?
Book in January, February or August for the best flight prices to Detroit. Once you’ve spotted a bargain, lock it in — cheap flights will pop up and then vanish at the tap of a button.
What day of the week is the cheapest to book a flight to Detroit?
To find a rewarding flight deal, make a booking on a Tuesday, Wednesday or Saturday. These are typically the cheapest days to book flights to Detroit.
What is the cheapest day of the week to fly to Detroit?
Everybody enjoys a great deal, so we suggest leaving early in the week for cheap flights to Detroit. Orbitz data from 2020 suggests you can score the best deals on flights that leave on Mondays. Tuesday is the next cheapest day, while Saturdays are the most expensive. Many people tend to travel at the weekend, so leave those Saturdays for catching up with friends.
What is the cheapest month to fly to Detroit?
You can jet for less in August. This is generally an excellent month to take off if you want cheap flights to Detroit, Orbitz data shows. The least affordable time to fly is June, so avoid this month if you’re watching your pennies.
Which airlines allow free cancellation?
Plans change, and we believe your ticket should be able to as well. That’s why Orbitz makes it a breeze to search for airlines with no change fees and free cancellation. Simply enter your travel details and then choose “Filter by flexible change policies.” How’s that for fuss-free?
What do I need for the flight to Detroit?
There’s nothing more exciting than flying to a new destination, but it’s wise to be prepared. This list of handy tips will help get your trip off to a smooth start:

  • Before you step on to the plane, you’ll need to show a valid form of government ID, like a passport. You’ll also need your boarding pass. If you’re traveling with children, check with your airline about which documents they may need.
  • To keep you occupied on your short trip to Detroit, download your favorite songs or stock up the audiobook library on your smartphone. Food can also be a nice distraction while in the air, so pack a snack.
  • Whatever the weather outside, plane cabins can get cold. Take a hoodie on board to keep yourself warm and toasty.

How do I get cheap first-class/business deals to Detroit?
If you think a business or first-class ticket is out of your reach, think again. Here are a few practical tips to help you pick up a premium flight to Detroit for a whole lot less:

  • Flexibility is everything. By being open to various travel dates, you’ll have better odds of finding a deal on business or first-class airfares.
  • A lot of budget airlines these days offer terrific business-class seating that doesn’t cost the earth.
  • Make the most of your airline’s customer loyalty program and upgrade your seat. Alternatively, you can try bidding for an upgrade in an online auction.

What is the best time to go to Detroit?
There’s no good or bad time to go to Detroit, though are the busiest months. For most places in the Northern Hemisphere, the summer season kicks off June 20. If you’d like to get around in a light shirt than a winter jacket, this time of the year may suit you perfectly. Expect average daily highs of 80undefined and nightly lows around 65undefined.
Travel tips for Detroit

  • Pull on your most comfy sneakers and discover this cool city on foot. There are some terrific attractions to make your way to, such as Ford Field and Fox Theatre.
  • You’ll discover fun day trips a short drive from Detroit’s center. Head for Henry Ford Museum first and then travel to Detroit Zoo.
  • Get your butt in the driver’s seat and find out what else makes Michigan a tourism hot spot. Lock in a car rental with Orbitz and enjoy the delights of two more top-rated cities — Ann Arbor and Lansing.

Fare, taxes & fees: Fares include all taxes and fees, except baggage fees. Rates shown reflect fares found by other Orbitz users over the past 7 days. Due to rapidly changing airline prices & seat availability, these fares may no longer be available.

Refunds/changes/cancellations: Itinerary changes, if permitted for the fare, will have a $30 service fee charged by Orbitz. Additional airline charges may apply.

Other conditions: Schedules, fares and rules are subject to change without notice. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights/dates or in all markets. Lower fares may be available. Fares will not be honored retroactively or in exchange for any wholly/partially unused ticket. Tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable. Fare rules are provided for the selected itinerary before booking.