Flights from Detroit to Philadelphia, United States

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Detroit to Philadelphia Last modified: Mar 26, 2024 19:29 -04:00

We've scanned 117,220,093 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Philadelphia. Frontier & Spirit frequently offer the best deals to Philadelphia flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Frontier
DTTPHL
Thu 5/16
nonstop
PHLDTT
Wed 5/22
nonstop
Spirit
DTTPHL
Wed 5/8
nonstop
PHLDTT
Thu 5/9
nonstop
American
DTTPHL
Wed 4/24
nonstop
PHLDTT
Wed 5/1
nonstop
$179
Major Airlines
DTTPHL
Wed 4/24
nonstop
PHLDTT
Tue 4/30
nonstop
$179
United
DTTPHL
Sat 5/25
1 stop
PHLDTT
Sun 5/26
1 stop
$385
Multiple Airlines
DTTPHL
Tue 4/16
nonstop
PHLDTT
Tue 4/23
nonstop
$399

How Much is a Flight from Detroit to Philadelphia?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Detroit to Philadelphia, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $214.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Detroit to Philadelphia?

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 think FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for tickets from Detroit to Philadelphia 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 Detroit to Philadelphia?

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $307 $545
7-14 days $358 $367
14-21 days $417 $425
21-30 days $179 $108
30-60 days $169 $218
60-90 days $298 $347
90+ days $147 $203

Cheapest Day To Fly from Detroit to Philadelphia

We've examined 234,440,186 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Detroit to Philadelphia is Wednesday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$269$209$108$308$179 $209

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Detroit to Philadelphia

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
$617
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
$617 $489
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
$489 $457
28 29 30 31 1 2 3
$457 $417
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
$417 $377
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
$377

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Detroit to Philadelphia

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 Detroit to Philadelphia is not available.

The average price for direct flights from Detroit to Philadelphia is not available.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Detroit to Philadelphia - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 6 6 6 6 6 5 6 00:45 12:50
Major Airlines 5 5 5 5 5 4 5 02:15 15:25

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Detroit to Philadelphia

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 Philadelphia. 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. Find Flights

Detroit to Philadelphia Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Detroit to Philadelphia?
Answer: The average Detroit to Philadelphia flight time is an hour and 45 minutes.
Question: How far is Philadelphia from Detroit?
Answer: The distance from Detroit to Philadelphia is 452 miles (727 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from Detroit to Philadelphia?
Answer: There are 75 direct flights from Detroit to Philadelphia.
Question: What are the most popular Detroit airlines for direct flights from Detroit to Philadelphia?
Answer: American Airlines provides 54% of the non-stop flights between Detroit and Philadelphia.

Detroit to Philadelphia Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Detroit and Philadelphia. 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 Flights from Detroit to Philadelphia