Flights from Detroit to San Diego, United States

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Detroit to San Diego Last modified: Jan 22, 2024 9:13 -05:00

We've scanned 115,678,683 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to San Diego. Frontier & Spirit frequently offer the best deals to San Diego flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Frontier
DTTSAN
Wed 2/7
1 stop
SANDTT
Wed 2/14
1 stop
$170
Spirit
DTTSAN
Mon 2/5
1 stop
SANDTT
Wed 2/14
1 stop
$204
JetBlue
DTTSAN
Wed 2/28
1 stop
SANDTT
Tue 3/5
1 stop
$238
American
DTTSAN
Tue 2/20
1 stop
SANDTT
Wed 2/21
1 stop
$339
Alaska
DTTSAN
Sat 4/20
1 stop
SANDTT
Thu 4/25
1 stop
$378
United
DTTSAN
Wed 2/14
1 stop
SANDTT
Tue 2/20
1 stop
$378

How Much is a Flight from Detroit to San Diego?

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 $170.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Detroit to San Diego?

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 San Diego 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 San Diego?

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $717 $357
7-14 days $587 $207
14-21 days $557 $170
21-30 days $517 $170
30-60 days $477 $170
60-90 days $437 $170
90+ days $437 $170

Cheapest Day To Fly from Detroit to San Diego

We've examined 231,357,366 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Detroit to San Diego is Sunday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$170$170$170$170$170 $170

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Detroit to San Diego

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Detroit to San Diego. 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
$446
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
$446 $307
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
$307 $207
28 29 30 31 1 2 3
$207 $219
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
$219 $170
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
$170

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Detroit to San Diego

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 San Diego is $256.

The average price for direct flights from Detroit to San Diego is $458.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Detroit to San Diego - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Major Airlines 4 3 3 4 3 3 4 03:45 12:40

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Detroit to San Diego

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 $141.

The average price for round trip flights from Detroit to San Diego is $252.

Detroit to San Diego Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Detroit to San Diego?
Answer: The average Detroit to San Diego flight time is 5 hours and 8 minutes.
Question: How far is San Diego from Detroit?
Answer: The distance from Detroit to San Diego is 1,951 miles (3,139 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from Detroit to San Diego?
Answer: There are 24 direct flights from Detroit to San Diego.
Question: What are the most popular Detroit airlines for direct flights from Detroit to San Diego?
Answer: Major Airlines provides 100% of the non-stop flights between Detroit and San Diego.

Detroit to San Diego Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Detroit and San Diego. 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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