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Fares from $49 One Way, $97 Round Trip from Washington to Detroit

Prices starting at $97 for return flights and $49 for one-way flights to Detroit 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 Washington to Detroit

Origin Airport IATA CodeWAS
Destination Airport IATA CodeDTT
Distance407 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesAir France, Southwest Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Korean Air, WestJet
Earliest Flight Arrival11:23AM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival2:25AM UTC

Flights Review

Mar 14, 2020

Rough landing but overall good experience

Mar 9, 2020

Staff very kind!

Feb 24, 2020

Great flight

Jan 21, 2020

So far so good Errrr I mean great!

Dec 16, 2019

Not a full flight, would have enjoyed the whole can instead of just a cup.

Dec 5, 2019

Love Delta everyone very friendly

Nov 5, 2019

Comfortable and on time flight

Nov 3, 2019

I look for Delta flights because I really like their services and kindness!

Oct 16, 2019

Maybe back to free headphones

Sep 28, 2019

It was a very nice experience flying Delta. Nice job!

Plan Your Trip from Washington DC to Detroit

The Best DC Airports

Before you call airlines looking for flights from Washington, DC, you should check with Orbitz.com. The two major airports in DC are Washington Dulles International Airport and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. Alaska Airlines, US Airways, and Frontier Airlines handle domestic flights from Ronald Reagan, while Virgin America, ExpressJet Airlines, and Colgan Air operate out of Washington Dulles. Ronald Reagan is only three miles from the downtown area, and Washington Dulles is 26 miles from downtown.

Long-Term Parking Options

The five parking lots at Ronald Reagan offer daily and hourly parking rates, and the airport charges $20 per day for parking in the long-term lots. The economy lot only charges $12 per day, but this lot is open and uncovered. Washington Dulles has two long-term parking lots that charge $17 per day and one economy lot that charges $10 per day. For $30, you can use valet parking.

Public Transportation Choices

The Metrorail and Metrobus make at least one stop at each airport every day. The stops are clearly marked around the city, and you can find maps that help you find the correct line. Taxis are not as low cost as the public transportation options because the drivers charge a pickup fee, baggage fee, fee per mile, and a fee for any time that the driver must wait.

Places to Eat

Both airports offer a range of dining options. Washington Dulles is home to Dulles to Go, Five Guys, Subway, and Wendy's, while Ronald Reagan has Dunkin' Donuts, Euro Cafe, and Jerry's Subs & Pizza. Once you have something to eat, you can browse through the sales at some of the shops surrounding the restaurants. If you want to enjoy your vacation, use Orbitz.com to look for flights from Washington DC.

Traveling to Detroit

Orbitz.com can get you cheap flights to Detroit easily by scanning its list of hundreds of airline flights to and from the area, as well as getting you sales on a hotel room and transportation.

Airports in the Area

Detroit is served by Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport and Bishop International Airport. Wayne County Airport is located in the suburb of Romulus, 21 miles southwest of downtown Detroit. Currently, Delta Airlines carries the majority of the traffic. Orbitz.com works closely with the airline to get the best deals for flights.

Transportation in Detroit

Bus routes 125 and 280 run to and from the airport once per hour. You can take the bus to anywhere in metropolitan Detroit; terminals are scattered throughout the city. The airport also has a rental car service. Located next to I-94, you can use a rental car to travel to Detroit and the surrounding cities. Booking rental car service is easy with Orbitz.com.

Detroit Climate Expectations

Detroit has extreme temperature variations, from upwards of 90 degrees in the summer to below zero in the winter. If you visit during the winter, expect moderate snowfall in January, and bring warm clothing, such as hats, gloves, and earmuffs to protect yourself from frostbite.

Things to Do in Detroit

The city got its nickname of "Motown" partially from the motor industry but also from its culture of soul music. Take some time out to attend the Detroit International Jazz Festival, or visit the Detroit Theatre District to attend a live Broadway show. In addition to finding cheap flights to Detroit, Orbitz.com can give you addresses of low-cost hotels near popular tourist attractions.

Flights from Washington to Detroit - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Washington to Detroit?

You'll find 3 airlines flying nonstop from Baltimore, MD Airport (BWI-Baltimore Washington Intl. Thurgood Marshall) to Detroit, MI Airport (DTW-Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County), so get ready to hit that "book" button. One of these carriers will have your perfect flight:

  • Delta Air Lines
  • Southwest Airlines
  • Spirit Airlines
What is the shortest flight from Washington to Detroit?

If conditions are good and all goes as scheduled, you could be stepping off the plane at Detroit, MI Airport (DTW-Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County) from Washington, DC Airport (DCA-Ronald Reagan Washington National) in only 1 hour and 21 minutes. With such a brief flight time, consider taking hand luggage only.

What airlines fly from Washington to Detroit most frequently?

Delta Air Lines (DL) operates 110 flights every month between Baltimore, MD Airport (BWI-Baltimore Washington Intl. Thurgood Marshall) to Detroit, MI Airport (DTW-Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County). Your next grand adventure is just clicks away. If you need a few more options, take a look at the prices with Southwest Airlines (WN), which has 69 flights from Washington to Detroit each month.

^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.