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Fares from $29 One Way, $58 Round Trip from Gainesville to Detroit

Prices starting at $58 for return flights and $29 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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Flights from Gainesville to Detroit - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Gainesville to Detroit?

Unfortunately, there are no direct flights between Gainesville and Detroit. If you're about to fly from Gainesville, FL Airport (GNV-Gainesville Regional) to Detroit, MI Airport (DTW-Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County), you'll have to change planes. Delta Air Lines, American Airlines and Aeromexico service this route with just one stopover. Use the time to give your legs a stretch and get a bite to eat.

What is the shortest flight from Gainesville to Detroit?

It can take just 2 hours and 53 minutes to fly from Gainesville, FL Airport (GNV-Gainesville Regional) to Detroit, MI Airport (DTW-Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County). Relax and enjoy the service, because you'll be coming in to land in a heartbeat.

Route Information for Flights from Gainesville to Detroit

Origin Airport IATA CodeJAX
Destination Airport IATA CodeDTT
Distance959 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesKLM, Frontier Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Korean Air, Spirit Airlines, Virgin Atlantic
Earliest Flight Arrival12:56PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival11:16PM UTC

Flights Review

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.

Oct 4, 2019

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

Feb 21, 2018

seats are a bit cramped

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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.

^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.