Flying from Detroit to Las Vegas
Travel from Detroit to Las Vegas can be fun and easy when you use Orbitz.com to find low-fare deals on air tickets, hotels, and rental cars. Las Vegas is a bustling city with a rich culture and many things to see and do, including taking in a football game at Ford Field or a concert at the Detroit Opera House.
Flights from Detroit depart from the Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport. The airport is located a short drive from the city and borders I-94 and I-275. The airport is served by over two dozen airlines, including Frontier Airlines, United Express, and Southwest Airlines.
You can take a taxi from downtown Detroit to the airport for about $44. You can also take the SMART bus to the airport. Fares vary by distance. For a schedule and fare information, visit the Smartbus.org website. Limousine services and private cars are also available.
If you decide to drive yourself to the airport, you should have no difficulty finding a place to park. The airport has more than 19,000 parking spaces available, including two covered parking garages. If you need long-term parking, park in the green lot.
You can grab a bite to eat inside the airport. You have your choice of Mexican, Asian, or European dishes, as well as fast food and snacks. Several vending machines are also available throughout the terminals.
Las Vegas, Nevada
Located in the Vegas Valley, Las Vegas, Nevada, is a favorite major resort city, and it is the most populous city in the state. It offers a variety of forms of adult entertainment and many luxury hotel-casinos. The city also has several parks and museums that the whole family can enjoy.
Visiting Las Vegas
Flights to Las Vegas arrive at McCarran International Airport, a major commercial airport located 5 miles south of downtown. If you are traveling from downtown to the airport, it should take you about 15 minutes, depending on traffic. Western Cab Company and Ace Cab, among other taxi companies, can give you a ride to the airport. Many of the hotels in Las Vegas offer free shuttle service from the airport. If you'd like to rent a car, Budget, Hertz, and National car rental companies, among others, have depots at the airport.
The best time to visit Las Vegas is during the winter, because prices are typically at their lowest. Winter temperatures typically only drop into the low 30s or low 40s degrees Fahrenheit. Summers start around mid-May and are generally very hot, with average temperatures reaching in excess of 100 degrees Fahrenheit. June and July usually receive a great deal of rain, and oftentimes the streets may become flooded.
While in Las Vegas, you will want to visit the Strip, particularly Fremont Street, which is lit up by neon signs after the sun sets. Although it is not located in downtown Las Vegas, the Strip has numerous gambling and entertainment establishments. During the day, you might also check out Red Rock Canyon Natural Conservation Area and Vegas Indoor Skydiving.
Enjoying Your Trip
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- 5 direct flights are operating from Detroit to Las Vegas today.
- Today's average time for a direct flight is 4h 36m.
- Spirit Airlines flight 111 (6:00 AM GMT, Airbus A320) is today's earliest available flight from Detroit to Las Vegas.
- Delta Air Lines flight 1490 (3:50 PM GMT, Boeing 737-800 (Winglets) Passenger) is today's latest available flight from Detroit to Las Vegas.
- Today's shortest direct flight from Detroit to Las Vegas (Spirit Airlines flight 511, Airbus A320) takes 4h 26m.
- Today's longest direct flight from Detroit to Las Vegas (Delta Air Lines flight 1490, Boeing 737-800 (Winglets) Passenger) takes 4h 45m.
- Flights from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (DTW), Windsor Airport (YQG) to McCarran Intl. Airport (LAS) are available for this route.
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