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Route Information for Flights from Gainesville to Detroit

Origin Airport IATA Code JAX
Destination Airport IATA Code DTT
Distance 959 mi
Direct Flight Airlines KLM, Frontier Airlines, Air France, Southwest Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Korean Air, Spirit Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival 12:40PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival 4:45AM UTC
Oct 20, 2019

Found their wasn’t much room in seats. I am a small person but was hitting elbows with the people next to me.

A verified traveler
Jacksonville to Detroit · Spirit Airlines
Oct 4, 2019

The Delta flights were "1st class". Everything went well! We will fly Delta again!

A verified traveler
Jacksonville to Detroit · Delta
Feb 21, 2018

seats are a bit cramped

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Jacksonville to Detroit · Delta

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Gainesville Airport Information

Whether you are a University of Florida student headed home or simply embarking on a vacation adventure, Orbitz.com can help you find cheap flights from Gainesville. You take off from the Gainesville Regional Airport, which is served by American Airlines, American Eagle, Delta, United and US Airways. You might be tempted to fly out of one of the area's larger airports, but you would then face a 120-mile drive to the Orlando International Airport or an 80-mile drive to the Jacksonville International Airport before you even start your trip.

Airport Parking in Gainesville

The Gainesville Regional Airport has plenty of available parking just a short walk from the terminal. The short-term lot charges up to $12 per day, while the long-term lot charges $9 per day or $55 per week. There are also several off-site parking facilities that offer free shuttle service to and from the airport. Check your vacation planner with Orbitz.com before you leave to make sure you have chosen the best parking option based on the length of your trip to help you stay within your budget.

Ground Transportation in Gainesville

The Regional Transit Bus Service (RTS) is the most economical way to get to the Gainesville airport. University of Florida students can also pick up the route #25 bus on Monday through Friday. There are several taxi companies that offer transportation to the airport, but if you purchased your air tickets through Orbitz.com, you may have saved enough to warrant splurging on a private car service to get you to the airport in style.

Restaurants in Gainesville

The Gainesville airport has dedicated amenities to serve business and leisure travelers, including Wi-Fi and an ATM, but dining opportunities are limited. Tailwind has a full-service restaurant and bar in the public area before the security checkpoint, but within the terminal, options are more limited. There is a full-service bar in the gate area, but the only food available is grab-and-go snacks. Enjoy your trip, wherever your travels take you, and remember to use Orbitz.com the next time you need to find cheap flights from Gainesville.

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 Gainesville to Detroit - Frequently Asked Questions

Am I able to catch a flight from Gainesville to Detroit now?

Head to the Covid-19 Travel Advisor for the most comprehensive information on travel restrictions and quarantine when flying from Gainesville to Detroit.

Are there non-stop flights from Gainesville to Detroit?

Fasten your seat belt and enjoy a stress-free flight on board one of the 3 airlines that fly directly from Orlando Intl. Airport to Detroit, MI Airport (DTW-Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County). We've put together a list of reputable carriers to choose from:

  • Delta
  • Spirit Airlines
  • Frontier Airlines
What is the shortest flight from Gainesville to Detroit?

The trip from Gainesville to Detroit can be as quick as 2 hours and 54 minutes. With a short and sweet flight time like this, why not organize a spontaneous getaway?

What airlines fly from Gainesville to Detroit most frequently?

The airlines that fly the most frequently between Orlando Intl. Airport and Detroit, MI Airport (DTW-Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County) include Delta (DL). This popular option offers 225 flights on the route every month. If you can't find the right flight for you there, check out Spirit Airlines (NK). This carrier is a terrific alternative and has 126 flights between Gainesville and Detroit each month.

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

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 Detroit 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 Detroit with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Detroit 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 2020 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 the cheapest month to fly is August. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a break from it all before the weather changes. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly is the height of summer, with ticket prices peaking in the month of June.

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 2020 saved up to 45% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2020. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

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