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Flights from San Francisco to Detroit, United States

San Francisco to Detroit Last modified: Oct 18, 2017 1:29 -04:00Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've scanned 57,014,445,324 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Detroit. Frontier & Alaska frequently offer the best deals to Detroit flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Frontier
SFODTT
Wed 10/25
1 stop
DTTSFO
Fri 10/27
1 stop
$248
Alaska
SFODTT
Sat 11/4
1 stop
DTTSFO
Sat 11/11
1 stop
$282
American
SFODTT
Tue 10/31
1 stop
DTTSFO
Tue 11/7
1 stop
$341
United
SFODTT
Tue 10/31
1 stop
DTTSFO
Tue 11/7
1 stop
$341

How Much is a Flight from San Francisco to Detroit? Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from San Francisco to Detroit, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $256.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from San Francisco 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 think FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for tickets from San Francisco 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 San Francisco to Detroit? Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $650 $298
7-14 days $397 $248
14-21 days $397 $248
21-30 days $397 $248
30-60 days $397 $248
60-90 days $397 $354
90+ days $463 $349

Cheapest Day To Fly from San Francisco to Detroit Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've examined 57,023,750,892 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from San Francisco to Detroit is Sunday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$248$248$248$298$248$248$248

Compare Flight Prices from San Francisco to Detroit by Month Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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 San Francisco to Detroit flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
October San Francisco Detroit Frontier 10/25/17 10/27/17 1 $248
November San Francisco Detroit Frontier 11/3/17 11/6/17 1 $248
December San Francisco Detroit Frontier 12/2/17 12/8/17 1 $248
January San Francisco Detroit American 1/8/18 1/13/18 1 $354
February San Francisco Detroit American 2/2/18 2/5/18 1 $349
March San Francisco Detroit Alaska 3/7/18 3/10/18 1 $414
April San Francisco Detroit United 4/17/18 4/26/18 2 $438
May San Francisco Detroit United 5/3/18 5/7/18 1 $442

Cheap Last Minute Flights from San Francisco to Detroit Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
$428
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
$428 $248
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$248 $248
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$248 $298
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$298 $332
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$332

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from San Francisco to Detroit Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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 San Francisco to Detroit is $390.

The average price for direct flights from San Francisco to Detroit is $508.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from San Francisco to Detroit - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Major Airlines 5 4 4 5 5 3 5 07:00 22:55
United 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 09:50 09:50

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from San Francisco to Detroit Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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 San Francisco 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 San Francisco to Detroit is not available.

The average price for round trip flights from San Francisco to Detroit is $377.

San Francisco to Detroit Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from San Francisco to Detroit?
Answer: The average San Francisco to Detroit flight time is 4 hours and 33 minutes.
Question: How far is Detroit from San Francisco?
Answer: The distance from San Francisco to Detroit is 2,073 miles (3,336 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from San Francisco to Detroit?
Answer: There are 38 direct flights from San Francisco to Detroit.
Question: What are the most popular San Francisco airlines for direct flights from San Francisco to Detroit?
Answer: Major Airlines provides 81% of the non-stop flights between San Francisco and Detroit.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from San Francisco to Detroit?
Answer: Chicago, IL

Airlines in San Francisco flying to Detroit Last modified: Oct 18, 2017 1:29 -04:00Number of routes searched: 241Number of itineraries searched: 674,856

Wondering which airlines fly out of San Francisco to Detroit? We've gathered the average price of San Francisco 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.

San Francisco to Detroit
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American -
Major Airlines -
United -
American PHX
American CLT
American DFW
American MIA
Alaska PDX
Alaska SEA
JetBlue BOS
JetBlue FLL
Major Airlines LAX
Major Airlines SLC
Major Airlines ATL
Major Airlines BOS
Frontier DEN
Frontier MCO
United DEN
United EWR
United IAD
United IAH

San Francisco to Detroit Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in San Francisco 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 International Flights from San Francisco - SFO Last modified: Oct 18, 2017 1:29 -04:00Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

Cheap International Flights to Detroit - DTT Last modified: Oct 18, 2017 1:29 -04:00Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

Cheap Flights from San Francisco to Detroit