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Fares from $99 One Way, $169 Round Trip from Detroit to Rochester

Prices starting at $169 for return flights and $99 for one-way flights to Rochester 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 Rochester

Origin Airport IATA CodeDTT
Destination Airport IATA CodeRST
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Plan Your Trip from Detroit to Rochester

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.

Airports in Rochester

If you are looking for cheap flights to Rochester, Minnesota, Orbitz.com can find you a low fare. Rochester International Airport, also known as Rochester Municipal Airport, is located seven miles southwest of central Rochester. Two airlines, American Eagle and Delta, provide service to the airport. The terminal is open from 4 a.m. until 11 p.m., or until the last flight arrives.

Transportation From the Airport

Several rental car companies provide service to the airport and are located at the front of the terminal. There is a transportation desk in the front lobby that can help you find taxi or limo service. Taxi fares are approximately $25 from the airport to downtown Rochester. Shuttles are also available if you are traveling with a large group. Orbitz.com can help you find the best rates on rental cars too.

Weather in Rochester

Rochester has four distinct seasons. Average highs in the summer are in the 70s and 80s. Average lows in the winters are in the teens or even the single digits. Snowfall is common, so if you plan to visit during the winter months, bring a warm coat.

Major Attractions in Rochester

Rochester is home to the Mayo Clinic, the largest nonprofit group medical practice in the world. The Rochester Art Center always has several new contemporary art exhibitions available for viewing. The city also has over 100 parks and 85 miles of paved trails. There are a number of buildings in Rochester on the National Register of Historic Places. If you are planning a trip, check Orbitz.com for cheap flights to Rochester.

Flights from Detroit to Rochester - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Detroit to Rochester?

There aren't any direct flights between these destinations. But Delta Air Lines, United Airlines and Aeromexico can fly you from Detroit, MI (DTW-Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County) to Rochester, MN (RST-Rochester Intl.) with just one stopover.

What is the shortest flight from Detroit to Rochester?

The journey from Detroit to Rochester can be as fast as 2 hours and 21 minutes. With a short and sweet flight time like this, why not grab some friends and organize a spontaneous getaway?

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

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 Rochester 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 Rochester with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Rochester 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.