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Flights from Philadelphia to Detroit, United States Last modified: Sep 25, 2016 2:09 AM

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Philadelphia to Detroit Last modified: Sep 25, 2016 2:09 AM

We've scanned 23,629,223,180 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from Philadelphia to Detroit. American & Spirit frequently offer the best deals on Philadelphia to Detroit flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

American
PHLDTT
Wed 10/5
nonstop
DTTPHL
Tue 10/11
nonstop
$71
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Spirit
PHLDTT
Wed 10/5
nonstop
DTTPHL
Thu 10/6
nonstop
$81
Select
Spirit
PHLDTT
Mon 10/24
nonstop
DTTPHL
Mon 10/31
nonstop
$81
Select
Spirit
PHLDTT
Wed 10/26
nonstop
DTTPHL
Sat 10/29
nonstop
$81
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Spirit
PHLDTT
Wed 10/26
nonstop
DTTPHL
Thu 11/3
nonstop
$81
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Spirit
PHLDTT
Thu 10/27
nonstop
DTTPHL
Mon 10/31
nonstop
$81
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Frontier
PHLDTT
Wed 10/26
nonstop
DTTPHL
Sat 10/29
nonstop
$97
Select
Frontier
PHLDTT
Tue 11/1
nonstop
DTTPHL
Tue 11/15
nonstop
$97
Select
Frontier
PHLDTT
Sat 11/5
nonstop
DTTPHL
Wed 11/9
nonstop
$97
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JetBlue
PHLDTT
Sat 11/5
1 stop
DTTPHL
Mon 11/7
1 stop
$223
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How Much is a Flight from Philadelphia to Detroit?

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 $85.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Philadelphia to Detroit?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we thinking FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for 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 found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should I book tickets from Philadelphia to Detroit?

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from Philadelphia to Detroit.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $169 $247
7-14 days $71 $149
14-21 days $139 $156
21-30 days $81 $149
30-60 days $81 $149
60-90 days $81 $220
90+ days $99 $220

Cheapest Day To Fly from Philadelphia to Detroit

We've examined 23,636,053,052 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Philadelphia to Detroit is Wednesday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$81 $81 $71 $81 $81 $81 $119

Compare Flight Prices from Philadelphia to Detroit by Month

Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for Philadelphia to Detroit flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
September Philadelphia Detroit American 9/29/16 10/4/16 0 $169
October Philadelphia Detroit American 10/5/16 10/11/16 0 $71
November Philadelphia Detroit Spirit 11/1/16 11/2/16 0 $81
December Philadelphia Detroit Spirit 12/9/16 12/12/16 0 $81
January Philadelphia Detroit Spirit 1/15/17 1/23/17 0 $99
February Philadelphia Detroit Spirit 2/9/17 2/12/17 0 $117
March Philadelphia Detroit American 3/10/17 3/18/17 0 $213
April Philadelphia Detroit American 4/1/17 4/6/17 0 $213

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Philadelphia to Detroit

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Philadelphia to Detroit. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
25 26 27 28 29 30 1
$169
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
$169 $237
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
$237 $139
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
$139 $179
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
$179 $81
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
$81

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Philadelphia to Detroit

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose 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 $223.

The average price for direct flights from Philadelphia to Detroit is $125.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Philadelphia to Detroit - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 6 6 6 6 6 4 6 09:05 20:50
Delta 6 5 6 6 6 4 5 05:50 19:00
Frontier 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 13:45 13:45
Spirit 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 11:17 11:17

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Philadelphia to Detroit

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 not available.

The average price for round trip flights from Philadelphia to Detroit is $156.

Philadelphia to Detroit Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Philadelphia to Detroit?
Answer: The average Philadelphia to Detroit flight time is an hour and 47 minutes.
Question: How far is Detroit from Philadelphia?
Answer: The distance from Philadelphia to Detroit is 452 miles (727 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from Philadelphia to Detroit?
Answer: There are 91 direct flights from Philadelphia to Detroit.
Question: What are the most popular Philadelphia airlines for direct flights from Philadelphia to Detroit?
Answer: American Airlines provides 43% of the non-stop flights between Philadelphia and Detroit.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Philadelphia to Detroit?
Answer: Chicago, IL

Airlines in Philadelphia flying to Detroit Last modified: Sep 25, 2016 2:09 AMNumber of routes searched: 158Number of itineraries searched: 219,054

Wondering which airlines fly out of Philadelphia to Detroit? We've gathered the average price of Philadelphia airlines with flights to Detroit. Different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary showing which days of the week individual carriers offer flights for the next 30 days.

Philadelphia to Detroit
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American -
United IAD
American CLT
American ORD
American LGA
American DCA
Delta CVG
Delta JFK
Delta MSP
JetBlue FLL
United DEN

Philadelphia to Detroit Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Philadelphia and Detroit. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

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Cheap Domestic Flights from Philadelphia - PHL

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Philadelphia to Chicago American, Delta, Frontier, United $97

Cheap Domestic Flights to Detroit - DTT

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from New York to Detroit American, JetBlue, Delta, Spirit $141
Flights from Washington to Detroit American, Delta $95
Flights from Baltimore to Detroit Delta, Spirit $81
Flights from Newark to Detroit American, JetBlue, Delta $171
Flights from Hartford to Detroit American, Delta $166
Flights from Richmond to Detroit American, JetBlue, Delta, United $257
Flights from Harrisburg to Detroit Delta Check Dates
Flights from Atlantic City to DetroitCheck Dates
Flights from Westchester County to Detroit American, Delta $213
Flights from Allentown - Bethlehem - Easton to Detroit American, Delta $318
Flights from Long Island MacArthur to Detroit American $376
Flights from Ithaca to Detroit American, Delta $270
Flights from New York to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, Spirit, United $107
Flights from Newburgh to DetroitCheck Dates
Flights from New Haven to Detroit American $230
Flights from State College to Detroit Delta Check Dates
Flights from Binghamton to Detroit American, Delta $572
Flights from Elmira - Corning to Detroit Delta Check Dates
Flights from Wilkes - Barre to Detroit American, Delta $260
Flights from New York to Atlanta American, JetBlue, Delta, Frontier, Spirit, United $109
Flights from New York to Los Angeles American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, Spirit, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $248
Flights from New York to Cleveland American, JetBlue, Delta $192
Flights from Washington to Chicago American, Alaska, Delta, United $87
Flights from New York to Orlando American, JetBlue, Delta, Spirit, United $137
Flights from Newark to Chicago American, JetBlue, Delta, United $117
Flights from New York to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, Spirit, United, Virgin America $93

Cheap International Flights to Detroit - DTT

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from New York to Toronto American, Air Canada, Delta, United, WestJet $174
Flights from New York to Windsor Air Canada $320
Flights from New York to London American, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, Royal Air Maroc, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Delta, Norwegian Shuttle, Aer Lingus, Icelandair, Iberia, KLM, Kuwait, Lufthansa, Swiss, El Al, China Eastern, Austrian, Qatar, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, WestJet $384
Cheap Flights from Philadelphia to Detroit