Beginning of main content

Earn rewards on top of your airline miles with Orbitz Rewards

Many airlines offer flexible change policies

Sign up to receive text alerts about your trip

This Weekend's Flight Deals to Pittsburgh

This weekend's flight prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

Fares from $77 One Way, $142 Round Trip from Detroit to Pittsburgh

Prices starting at $142 for return flights and $77 for one-way flights to Pittsburgh were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

Need A Hotel In Pittsburgh?

More About Flying To Pittsburgh from Detroit

Route Information for Flights from Detroit to Pittsburgh

Origin Airport IATA CodeDTT
Destination Airport IATA CodePIT
Distance199 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesKLM, Air France, Delta Air Lines, Korean Air, WestJet
Earliest Flight Arrival3:08PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival1:23AM UTC

Flights Review

Dec 24, 2019

Both legs of my flight were fine but the seating was very tight. Can't comment because the flights were very short & didn't include service.

May 11, 2018

For such a short flight, the price could be a little more reasonable. Legroom and seat width waa comical.

Cheap Flights from Detroit to Pittsburgh

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 Pittsburgh

When you start planning your trip to Pittsburgh, you might find yourself comparing prices at the major airports in the city. Orbitz.com searches the available flights to Pittsburgh to help you find great deals. Located 17 miles from downtown, the Pittsburgh International Airport is the biggest airport in the city, and it was once the primary hub for US Airways. Though the company no longer operates from that airport, Southwest Airlines, JetBlue, and Delta Air Lines still do. Pittsburgh also has two other airports located in the outer suburbs: Allegheny County Airport, which primarily serves private and charter planes, and the Arnold Palmer Regional Airport, which works with Sprint Airlines. As these airports are on the outskirts of the city, it might take an hour or more to reach the city.

Pittsburgh Transportation

Once you book your flight through Orbitz.com, you can look for deals on rental cars. Several major car-rental agencies service the city, including Hertz and Budget. Port Authority of Allegheny County, also known as PAT Transit, is the mass transit system in the city. Public transportation takes you to the top destinations, hotels, and airports in the city, and most rides cost less than $5.

Weather in Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh is like any other city in the Midwest when it comes to weather. During the winter, temperatures can drop as low as 20 to 30 degrees, and the temperature usually remains around 70 or 80 degrees during the summer. If you visit in May, make sure that you bring an umbrella because the city gets its highest level of rainfall during this month.

Top Attractions in Pittsburgh

Whether you like culture and the arts or outdoor activities and sports, you can find something to do in Pittsburgh. Some of the top attractions and activities include the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, the Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, and the city is also home to major league teams like the Steelers and Pirates. You can use the Obritz.com website as your own personal planner by searching for flights to Pittsburgh and reserving your hotel and rental car.

Flights from Detroit to Pittsburgh - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Detroit to Pittsburgh?

There sure is. Delta Air Lines offers direct flights from Detroit, MI (DTW-Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County) to Pittsburgh, PA (PIT-Pittsburgh Intl.), which makes getting from Detroit to Pittsburgh a breeze.

What is the shortest flight from Detroit to Pittsburgh?

It can take as little as 59 minutes to fly from Detroit, MI (DTW-Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County) to Pittsburgh, PA (PIT-Pittsburgh Intl.). Kick back and enjoy the journey, because you’ll be disembarking before long.

What airlines fly from Detroit (and vicinity) to Pittsburgh (and vicinity) most frequently?

Lock in your Detroit (and vicinity) to Pittsburgh (and vicinity) trip with a Delta flight. With 136 every month, this airline operates the most flights between these two destinations.

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

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 Pittsburgh 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 Pittsburgh with flexible change policies?

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