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Cheap Flights from Detroit to San Diego, CA, United States - DTT to SAN

Popular flights from Detroit to San Diego

We’ve got the inside scoop on finding the best time to fly for the best price. Not sure when to travel for your next vacation? Find details below on when-to-fly and when-to-buy.

Alaska Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 7, 2016 Jun 10, 2016 $494
Aug 24, 2016 Aug 29, 2016 $494
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 4, 2016 Jun 7, 2016 $440
Spirit Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 14, 2016 Jun 21, 2016 $404
Aug 9, 2016 Aug 17, 2016 $404
Aug 10, 2016 Aug 17, 2016 $404
Aug 16, 2016 Aug 30, 2016 $404
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 3, 2016 Jun 12, 2016 $440

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Detroit to San Diego (DTT to SAN)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Detroit to San Diego, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $427.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Detroit to San Diego (DTT to SAN)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Detroit to San Diego based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have discovered that the best days to book flights are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. Read our article to find more information about the best time to buy airline tickets.

Cheapest Day To Fly from Detroit to San Diego

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding the cheapest days to fly from Detroit to San Diego.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$414 $404 $414 $445 $440 $424 $450

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Detroit to San Diego

The chart below shows the lowest fare by month when flying from Detroit to San Diego.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
April Detroit San Diego American 4/30/16 5/2/16 2 $558
May Detroit San Diego Spirit 5/23/16 5/31/16 1 $414
June Detroit San Diego Spirit 6/14/16 6/21/16 1 $404
July Detroit San Diego Spirit 7/16/16 7/20/16 1 $424
August Detroit San Diego Spirit 8/9/16 8/17/16 1 $404
September Detroit San Diego Spirit 9/7/16 9/10/16 1 $404
October Detroit San Diego Spirit 10/1/16 10/15/16 1 $404
November Detroit San Diego American 11/4/16 11/6/16 1 $450

TIPSave $219 by flying into Santa Ana instead of San Diego from Detroit

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Detroit to San Diego (DTT to SAN)

Your Detroit to San Diego flight can be significantly cheaper by choosing a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from Detroit to San Diego is $446.

The average price for non-stop flights from Detroit to San Diego is $0.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Detroit to San Diego.

Nonstop Flight Details from Detroit to San Diego
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Delta 2 2 2 2 2 1 2 08:55 20:09

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Detroit to San Diego (DTT to SAN)

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from Detroit to San Diego. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from Detroit to San Diego is $227.

The average price for round trip flights from Detroit to San Diego is $446.

Detroit to San Diego Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is a direct flight from Detroit to San Diego?
Answer: The average Detroit to San Diego flight time is 4 hours and 52 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Detroit and San Diego?
Answer: The distance from Detroit to San Diego is 1951 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Detroit to San Diego?
Answer: There are 13 direct flights from Detroit to San Diego.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Detroit to San Diego?
Answer: Delta Air Lines provides 100% of the non-stop flights between Detroit and San Diego.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Detroit to San Diego?
Answer: Denver, CO

Airlines Flying from Detroit to San Diego (DTT to SAN)

Below are the different airlines that fly from Detroit to San Diego with the average price of their plane tickets. Just remember that different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary of the next 30 days for flights from Detroit to San Diego.

Detroit to San Diego
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American DFW X X X X X X X
Alaska SEA X X X X X X X
Delta - X X X X X X X
Delta LAX X X X X X X X
United EWR X X X X X X X
Southwest STL X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Detroit and San Diego, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Cheap Domestic Flights from Detroit - DTT

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Detroit to Los Angeles American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United $244
Detroit to Las Vegas American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United $207
Detroit to Phoenix American, Frontier, Spirit, United $183
Detroit to Santa Ana American, Alaska, United $295
Detroit to Palm Springs American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, United $430

Cheap International Flights from Detroit - DTT

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Detroit to Tijuana American, AeroMexico, Alaska, United $829

Cheap Domestic Flights to San Diego - SAN

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Columbus to San Diego American, Alaska, Frontier, United $308
Cleveland to San Diego American, Alaska, Frontier, United $409
Dayton to San Diego American, Alaska, United $360
Akron - Canton to San Diego American, United $371
Flint to San Diego American, United $360
Grand Rapids to San Diego American, Alaska, United $360
South Bend to San Diego United $520
Ft Wayne to San Diego American, Alaska, United $382
Lansing to San Diego American, Alaska, United $402
Erie to San Diego United $463
Kalamazoo to San Diego American, United $432
Toledo to San Diego American $355
Saginaw to San Diego United $422
Columbus to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Frontier, United $303
Cleveland to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $157
Dayton to Los Angeles American, Alaska, United $360
Akron - Canton to Los Angeles American, United $370
Grand Rapids to Los Angeles American, Alaska, United $360
Cleveland to Las Vegas American, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United $208
Columbus to Las Vegas American, Alaska, Frontier, United $208

Cheap International Flights to San Diego - SAN

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
London to San Diego American, Air Canada, Alaska, United, WestJet $401
Windsor to San Diego American, Air Canada, Alaska, JetBlue, United, WestJet $490
Columbus to Tijuana American, AeroMexico, United Check Dates
Cheap Flights from Detroit to San Diego, CA, United States, from $404 Round trip from DTT to SAN