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Cheap Flights from Philadelphia to Detroit, MI, United States - PHL to DTT

Popular flights from Philadelphia to Detroit

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.

American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 3, 2016 Jun 6, 2016 $213
Jun 3, 2016 Jun 7, 2016 $213
Jun 6, 2016 Jun 13, 2016 $213
Jun 9, 2016 Jun 14, 2016 $213
Jun 9, 2016 Jun 15, 2016 $213
Frontier Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 8, 2016 Jun 11, 2016 $88
JetBlue Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 18, 2016 May 27, 2016 $288
Spirit Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 11, 2016 May 12, 2016 $97
May 16, 2016 May 19, 2016 $97
May 16, 2016 May 18, 2016 $97
May 16, 2016 May 17, 2016 $97
May 17, 2016 May 18, 2016 $97
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 19, 2016 May 23, 2016 $184

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Philadelphia to Detroit (PHL to DTT)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Philadelphia to Detroit, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $98.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Philadelphia to Detroit (PHL to DTT)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Philadelphia to Detroit 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.

How far in advance should you book flights from Philadelphia to Detroit

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance a flight from Philadelphia to Detroit should be booked.

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $188 $374
7-14 days $93 $288
14-21 days $97 $184
21-30 days $97 $220
30-60 days $88 $220
60-90 days $145 $314
90+ days $148 $241

Cheapest Day To Fly from Philadelphia to Detroit

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$93 $97 $88 $97 $102 $107 $102

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Philadelphia to Detroit

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Philadelphia Detroit Frontier 5/16/16 5/17/16 0 $93
June Philadelphia Detroit Frontier 6/8/16 6/11/16 0 $88
July Philadelphia Detroit Frontier 7/20/16 8/9/16 0 $145
August Philadelphia Detroit Frontier 8/25/16 8/30/16 0 $148
September Philadelphia Detroit Frontier 9/15/16 10/4/16 0 $148
October Philadelphia Detroit Spirit 10/1/16 10/8/16 0 $155
November Philadelphia Detroit United 11/4/16 11/6/16 1 $314
December Philadelphia Detroit United 12/1/16 12/6/16 1 $241

Cheapest Weekend Non-Stop Flights for the Next 30 Days from Philadelphia to Detroit

If you're ready to take a trip in the next 30 days and want to fly on the weekend, you might be wondering which weekend is the cheapest to fly. The chart below shows up-to-date data regarding weekend flight prices from Philadelphia to Detroit.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
$288
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
$288 $102
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
$102 $97
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
$97 $117
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$117 $132
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$132

TIPSave $29 by flying into Cleveland instead of Detroit from Philadelphia

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Philadelphia to Detroit (PHL to DTT)

Your Philadelphia to Detroit 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 Philadelphia to Detroit is $270.

The average price for non-stop flights from Philadelphia to Detroit is $132.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Philadelphia to Detroit
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 7 7 7 7 7 5 6 07:30 21:00
Delta 6 7 6 6 6 4 4 05:45 18:40
Frontier 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 13:55 13:55
Spirit 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 11:16 11:16

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Philadelphia to Detroit (PHL to DTT)

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 Philadelphia to Detroit. 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 Philadelphia to Detroit is $100.

The average price for round trip flights from Philadelphia to Detroit is $197.

Philadelphia to Detroit Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Philadelphia to Detroit?
Answer: The average Philadelphia to Detroit flight time is an hour and 46 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Philadelphia and Detroit?
Answer: The distance from Philadelphia to Detroit is 452 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Philadelphia to Detroit?
Answer: There are 95 direct flights from Philadelphia to Detroit.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Philadelphia to Detroit?
Answer: American Airlines provides 46% of the non-stop flights between Philadelphia and Detroit.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Philadelphia to Detroit?
Answer: Atlanta, GA

Airlines Flying from Philadelphia to Detroit (PHL to DTT)

Below are the different airlines that fly from Philadelphia to Detroit 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 Philadelphia to Detroit.

Philadelphia to Detroit
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American - X X X X X X X
American ORD X X X X X X X
Delta - X X X X X X X
Delta JFK X X X X X X X
Spirit - X X X X X X X
United IAD X X X X X X X
Southwest ATL X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Philadelphia and Detroit, 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 Philadelphia - PHL

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Philadelphia to Chicago American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $87

Cheap Domestic Flights to Detroit - DTT

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
New York to Detroit American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United $95
Washington to Detroit American, JetBlue, United $156
Baltimore to Detroit American, Spirit, United $81
Newark to Detroit American, JetBlue, United $168
Hartford to Detroit American, United $298
Richmond to Detroit American, JetBlue, United $317
Harrisburg to Detroit American $333
Atlantic City to DetroitCheck Dates
Westchester County to Detroit American, United $276
Allentown - Bethlehem - Easton to Detroit American $433
Long Island MacArthur to Detroit American, United $336
Ithaca to Detroit American $306
New York to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United $76
Newburgh to DetroitCheck Dates
New Haven to Detroit American $377
State College to DetroitCheck Dates
Binghamton to Detroit American $190
Elmira - Corning to DetroitCheck Dates
Wilkes - Barre to Detroit American, United $283
New York to Atlanta American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $168
New York to Los Angeles American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $207
New York to Cleveland American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $168
Washington to Chicago American, Alaska, Frontier, United $88
New York to Orlando American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United $125
Newark to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $179
New York to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United, Virgin America $109

Cheap International Flights to Detroit - DTT

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
New York to Toronto American, Air Canada, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, Porter, United, Virgin America, WestJet $167
New York to Windsor American, Air Canada, Alaska, JetBlue, Porter, United, WestJet $332
New York to London Aegean, American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, airBaltic, Condor, OpenSkies, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Kuwait, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, TAROM, SATA, XL Airways, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, City Jet, Great Lakes $649
Cheap Flights from Philadelphia to Detroit, MI, United States, from $88 Round trip from PHL to DTT