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Fares from $60 One Way, $97 Round Trip from Detroit to St. Louis

Prices starting at $97 for return flights and $60 for one-way flights to St. Louis 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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Route Information for Flights from Detroit to St. Louis

Origin Airport IATA CodeDTT
Destination Airport IATA CodeSTL
Distance439 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesKLM, Air France, Delta Air Lines, Korean Air
Earliest Flight Arrival2:36PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival12:39AM UTC

Flights Review

Jan 30, 2020

Old airplane

Sep 8, 2018

I always enjoy flying Delta! Good thing because it's the only airline we still have in Binghamton!

Jun 21, 2018

Last part of trip had 3 hour delay due to weather coming from another state. Caused transportation issue for me and had to kennel pet additional day😢

Mar 12, 2018

The man helping us board the flight was one of the best airline employees I've encountered yet. Not only was he pleasant and helpful, but also very efficient and knowledgeable.

Cheap Flights from Detroit to St Louis

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.

Lambert-St. Louis International Airport

Allow Orbitz.com to help you book flights to St. Louis. Lambert-St.Louis International Airport is located 10 miles northwest of St. Louis. Over 13 million passengers pass through the airport each year. It is the largest airport in the state of Missouri and services 255 daily departures to over 90 cities, domestically and internationally. Southwest Airlines is based out of Lambert, and Air Canada, Alaska Airlines, Cape Air, Delta and American Airlines all have major hubs at Lambert. You can use Orbitz.com to book bargain tickets on your next trip to the St. Louis area.

St. Louis International Airport Transportation

St. Louis International Airport offers a variety of transportation services for the busy traveler. Shuttle services, rental cars, and public transportation are available at the airport. Go Best Express Airport Shuttle is a popular shuttle service for group transportation. One-way fares start at $17. The MetroLink is St. Louis' rail system and operates 37 stations throughout the city. One-way fares cost $2.

St. Louis Weather

St. Louis has distinct seasons. Summers are hot, and temperatures can get as high as 90 degrees F. Spring is usually a rainy season for St. Louis, so it is best to pack an umbrella for your trip during March, April and May. Fall is usually mild, with temperatures averaging 57 degrees F. Winters can be freezing, with temperature falling to 20 degrees F. Bring a warm coat and boots during winter trips to St. Louis.

Popular Attractions in St. Louis

St. Louis offers a variety of attractions for visitors. Some popular attractions include the famous Gateway Arch, Six Flags of St. Louis, the Saint Louis Zoo and Forest Park. St. Louis is also home to several theaters, such as the Ferrara Theatre, Fox Theatre, and Grand Center. Some popular museums include the St. Louis Children's Museum and the Beall Mansion Museums. Book flights to St. Louis with the help of Orbitz.com to visit these popular attractions.

Flights from Detroit to St. Louis - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Detroit to St. Louis?

Delta Air Lines and Southwest Airlines offer nonstop flights from Detroit, MI (DTW-Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County) to St. Louis, MO (STL-Lambert-St. Louis Intl.), which means you won't have to worry about swapping planes or being bored on a stopover.

What is the shortest flight from Detroit to St. Louis?

If the weather is good and there are no unexpected hiccups, you could be disembarking at St. Louis, MO (STL-Lambert-St. Louis Intl.) from Detroit, MI (DTW-Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County) in just 1 hour and 20 minutes. With such a short flight time, think about bringing carry-on luggage only.

What airlines fly from Detroit to St. Louis most frequently?

Consider Delta Air Lines (DL). This airline offers some of the most frequent flights from Detroit, MI (DTW-Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County) to St. Louis, MO (STL-Lambert-St. Louis Intl.). It operates 94 services on this route every month and is a favorite with travelers. If you can't find the right flight there, check out Southwest Airlines (WN). This airline is a fantastic alternative and offers 33 flights between Detroit and St. Louis monthly.

If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to St. Louis?

We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it's good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans to St. Louis have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you'll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.

Are there flights to St. Louis with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to St. Louis without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the "no change fees" filter and book with confidence.

What is the cheapest day of the week to fly?

Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2019 shows that Tuesday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Monday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.

What is the cheapest month to fly?

We won't keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data the cheapest month to fly is February. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a fresh start to the new year. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly isn't the height of summer, as most people assume, but the festive month of December.

How can I save money on flights?

To really save big on your next vacation, think outside the box. Select two different airlines or fare types for your return trip and you'll generally get a much better deal. Those who tried this on Orbitz in 2019 saved over 50% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2019. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

^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.