Cheap Flight Deals From Detroit (DTT) to Lexington (LEX) Starting at $219

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Airfares from $219 One Way, $238 Round Trip from Detroit to Lexington

Prices starting at $238 for return flights and $219 for one-way flights to Lexington were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

More About Flying To Lexington from Detroit

Route Information for Flights from Detroit to Lexington

Origin Airport IATA Code DTT
Destination Airport IATA Code LEX
Distance 296 mi
Direct Flight Airlines KLM, Air France, Delta Air Lines, Aeromexico, Virgin Atlantic
Earliest Flight Arrival 1:52PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival 2:38AM UTC

Fly from Detroit to Lexington

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.

Flying into Lexington's Blue Grass Airport

Find discount flights to Lexington through Orbitz.com. Serviced by six airlines-AirTran, Allegiant, American Eagle, Delta, United and US Airways-it's easy to find affordable domestic or international flights into Blue Grass Airport. Located at 4000 Terminal Drive in Lexington, KY, the airport is four miles from downtown and within a short drive of most major attractions.

Ground Transportation to and From BGA

Many hotels provide free shuttle or bus service to and from the airport. Taxis can be found at the airport as well and cost approximately $2.50 per traveled mile. Increased charges apply to groups larger than four people. Orbitz.com can also be used to arrange for a rental car. The following five companies have hubs at the airport: Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Hertz and National.

Weather in Lexington

Lexington has four seasons, but the autumn and spring are sunnier and warmer than further north in the United States. Winter temps range from 23º to 39º F, and there is often sparse snowfall in January and February. Rain spurts followed by sunny weather occur often in spring and summer.

Seeing Lexington's Sights

It wouldn't be Kentucky without several equine-themed attractions. With the help of Orbitz.com, you can find discounted prices to the city's top sights. Lexington's Kentucky Horse Park can be found just north of the city and hosts over 50 breeds of horses. An on-site museum tracks the evolution of the species as well as its evolving role in man's life. The Thoroughbred Center is also nearby, with tours and demonstrations available. Lexington has a number of important historical sites as well, such as the Mary Todd-Lincoln House and Waveland, a preserved plantation. There are plenty of opportunities for Orbitz.com to help you save on more than just flights to Lexington.

Frequently asked questions

Am I able to catch a flight from Detroit to Lexington now?
If you’re concerned about quarantine and travel restrictions when getting a flight from Detroit to Lexington, check out our Covid-19 Travel Advisor.
Are there non-stop flights from Detroit to Lexington?
There is. You can fly directly from Detroit to Lexington with Delta. It’s the only airline that travels nonstop from Detroit, MI (DTW-Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County) to Blue Grass Airport (LEX).
What is the shortest flight from Detroit to Lexington?
It can be as a short and sweet as 2 hours and 34 minutes. If you believe your vacation hours should be spent ‘vacationing’ rather than flying, you’ll enjoy the journey from Detroit to Lexington.
What airlines fly from Detroit to Lexington most frequently?
If you’re searching for the airline with the most flights from Metro Airport to Lexington, KY (LEX-Blue Grass), reserve your ticket with Delta. This airline offers 117 monthly flights along this route.
If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Lexington?
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 Lexington 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 Lexington with flexible change policies?
In most cases you’ll have the option to reschedule your flight to Lexington 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 2021 shows that Monday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Tuesday. 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 from 2021, the cheapest month to fly is February. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a break from it all in the shortest month of the year. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly is during the height of summer in July, and in the holiday month of December.*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2021. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

Fare, taxes & fees: Fares include all taxes and fees, except baggage fees. Rates shown reflect fares found by other Orbitz users over the past 7 days. Due to rapidly changing airline prices & seat availability, these fares may no longer be available.

Refunds/changes/cancellations: Itinerary changes, if permitted for the fare, will have a $30 service fee charged by Orbitz. Additional airline charges may apply.

Other conditions: Schedules, fares and rules are subject to change without notice. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights/dates or in all markets. Lower fares may be available. Fares will not be honored retroactively or in exchange for any wholly/partially unused ticket. Tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable. Fare rules are provided for the selected itinerary before booking.