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Fares from $47 One Way, $96 Round Trip from Detroit to San Francisco

Prices starting at $96 for return flights and $47 for one-way flights to San Francisco were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

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Flights from Detroit to San Francisco - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Detroit to San Francisco?

Have your credit card at the ready, because there are two airlines that fly directly from Detroit, MI Airport (DTW-Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County) to San Francisco, CA Airport (SFO-San Francisco Intl.). Lock in an awesome deal with Delta Air Lines or United Airlines.

What is the shortest flight from Detroit to San Francisco?

From Detroit, the exciting sights and sounds of San Francisco are at least 4 hours and 57 minutes away. Book your favorite seat, or perhaps even one with more legroom, and travel to your destination in pure comfort.

What airlines fly from Detroit to San Francisco most frequently?

Delta Air Lines (DL) operates 98 flights every month between Detroit, MI Airport (DTW-Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County) to San Francisco, CA Airport (SFO-San Francisco Intl.). Your next great adventure is just a few clicks away. Also research the great fares available with United Airlines (UA). Offering 13 flights every month between Detroit and San Francisco, they make the journey just as enjoyable as the destination.

Route Information for Flights from Detroit to San Francisco

Origin Airport IATA CodeDTT
Destination Airport IATA CodeSJC
Distance2074 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesKLM, Delta Air Lines, Korean Air, Virgin Atlantic
Earliest Flight Arrival5:46PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival4:22AM UTC

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Feb 10, 2020

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Dec 10, 2019

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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.

^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on Orbitz.com from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.