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Fares from $17 One Way, $34 Round Trip from Detroit to Gainesville

Prices starting at $34 for return flights and $17 for one-way flights to Gainesville 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 Gainesville - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Detroit to Gainesville?

While you can't fly directly from Detroit, MI (DTW-Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County) to Gainesville, FL (GNV-Gainesville Regional), there are a number of carriers that operate on this route with just one stop. Why not find out if American Airlines or Delta Air Lines have flights that suit your travel plans? If they don't, try Aeromexico.

What is the shortest flight from Detroit to Gainesville?

The journey from Detroit to Gainesville can be as quick as 2 hours and 58 minutes. With an easy flight time like this, why not grab some friends and organize an impulsive getaway?

Route Information for Flights from Detroit to Gainesville

Origin Airport IATA CodeDTT
Destination Airport IATA CodeMCO
Distance959 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesFrontier Airlines, Air France, Southwest Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Korean Air, Virgin Atlantic, Spirit Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival12:35PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival3:37AM UTC

Flights Review

Feb 21, 2020

I will be flying Frontier again!

Jan 12, 2020

Plane was changed but staff very accommodating.

Jan 10, 2020

Woman at the help section across from gate A66 was AMAZING!! Was able to get me on standby for an earlier flight and I made it on! Was thrilled to start my vacation earlier.

Dec 24, 2019

Arrived early to our destination. Whooohoooo!

Dec 22, 2019

No charging ports

Dec 1, 2019

Had to touchdown and take back off again! Never saw that before. Pilots skill was perfect. Changed my mind about Spirit. I will fly Spirit again

Nov 23, 2019

Seats were so close, no reclining and tray was dirty.

Sep 18, 2019

Great flight, and on time

Aug 26, 2019

I checked in online, but was not able to select my seat. Prompted with a notice that seat assignment would be give at the gate. I was in the last seat on the plane 36A, liked the window, but not the last seat.

Aug 18, 2019

Just want to say thanks to the pilots they did amazing🤩

Traveling from Detroit to Gainesville

Detroit Metro Airport

The 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 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 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, 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 website does more than find cheap flights from Detroit; it has all the tools you need to plan your entire trip.

Airport in Gainesville, Florida

Flights to Gainesville, Florida, are easy to come by when using The site helps travelers find the cheapest domestic and international flights and book hotels or car rentals, so everything is ready as soon as you land. Gainesville Regional Airport is the primary airport serving this location. Several major airlines fly in and out frequently. These include American Airlines, Delta, Silver Airways, United, and US Airways.

Transportation From Gainesville Regional Airport

There are several modes of transportation travelers can choose from when leaving the airport. Taxi and limo services are available, as well as public bus transportation. Travelers can also use to find discount car rentals from one of several main providers. Avis, Enterprise, and Hertz are just a few of the rental car companies available.

Weather in Gainesville

The average temperature for Gainesville annually is 68 °F. Generally, the temperature never reaches freezing levels, and tourists can be found in the city May through October for the warm temperatures and wide array of activities.

Activities in Gainesville

Although not located on the ocean, there is still plenty to enjoy in Gainesville for vacationers and visitors. Golf courses abound, including the luxurious Haile Plantation Golf and Country Club. For families or those looking for a bit more culture, there is the Florida Museum of Natural History and the Kanapaha Botanical Gardens. The city is also just a couple of hours from many of Florida's major cities, including Orlando and Jacksonville, so many vacationers get flights to Gainesville through and make the drive to popular destinations from there.

^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on 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.