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Cheap Flights to Michigan

Popular in April High demand for flights, 27% potential price rise
Cheapest in February Best time to find cheap flights, 8% potential price drop
Average price C$ 785 Average for round-trip flights in July 2020
Round-trip from C$ 169 From Toronto to Detroit
One-way from C$ 116 One-way flight from Toronto to Detroit
Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.

Cheapest prices for Michigan flights by month

January
C$ 395
February
C$ 368
March
C$ 413
April
C$ 398
May
C$ 488
June
C$ 441
July
C$ 486
August
C$ 427
September
C$ 416
October
C$ 449
November
C$ 440
December
C$ 426
Currently, February is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight to Michigan. Flying to Michigan in May will prove the most costly. There are multiple factors that influence the price of a flight so comparing airlines, departure airports and times can help keep costs down.

When is the best time to fly to Michigan?

Choose a month below to see average flight price and weather conditions.
YTO - DTT
Price
C$ 368 - C$ 640
DTT
Temperature
1 - 29 °C
DTT
Rainfall
63 - 96 mm
February is typically the best time to fly to Michigan, but there are other times where great deals are available. July tends to be the warmest period in Michigan so if you are looking for sun or warmer climates then look to fly around this time. May is the wettest if you need to factor this in to your plans.

When is the best time to book a flight to Michigan?

Booking 35 days in advance of your planned departure date is, on average, the best time to get cheap flights to Michigan. The general trend is that the closer you book to the departure date, the more expensive your flight will be.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Michigan?

Thursday is currently, on average, the cheapest day to fly to Michigan. Flying on Sunday will result in higher flight prices.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Michigan?

At the moment, flights at noon are likely to offer the best value for money for your Michigan trip. A flight in the evening will more often than not be of higher cost.

Whether you’re a land lover or you would rather be sailing the seas, a flight to Michigan won’t disappoint. Encased by four of the five Great Lakes – Lake Erie, Lake Huron, Lake Michigan and Lake Superior – Michigan is more than just a water town. It’s home to Motor City, Motown, and miles of mountains for skiers of any level. If you’re a lover of winter slopes, fast cars or old tunes, book a flight to Michigan.

It’s likely the easiest way to get here is by booking a Michigan flight, but once you’re here it’s hard to pass up a drive…a classic one. In 1908, Henry Ford’s classic Model T rolled off the assembly line in Detroit launching the first of many classic car models still revered by car enthusiasts today. And what’s a drive without some music? Load up your iPod with the Motown Sound before your Michigan flight. Michigan is home to Motown Music and many of the great artists signed to the label over the years. 

Ski enthusiasts booking flights to Michigan won’t be disappointed. Michigan boasts some of the best skiing and snowboarding in the states. If motor cars, Motown and mountains aren’t exciting enough, Michigan also hosts the most registered boats (over 1 million) in the nation. 

Whether one heads for the land or the sea after departing a Michigan flight, it’s likely to be an awesome experience in Michigan.

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Michigan climate

Surrounded by four of the Great Lakes, Michigan’s winters are bitter cold with lots of snow, icy winds, temperatures ranging from the minus teens to just above zero (Celsius). March temperatures rise to about five degrees; June is in the teens and 20s. July and August are hot and humid with temperatures in the mid 20s. September is cooler and October temperatures can drop to about four degrees.

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When is the best time to fly to Michigan?

Peak Season:

Summer and fall are the high seasons. Overcrowding in the summer is not uncommon. The shores of Lake Michigan are particularly busy, and Mackinaw Island is very crowded, especially on weekends. June and July have the most family visitors, and the crowds at the shore begin to recede after Labour Day.

The foliage season starts around mid-September with the colours reaching their peak by mid-October. This is also a very popular time for outdoor adventurers and anglers.

Off Season:

Spring is the off season and when most travellers find cheap flights to Michigan to take in the wildflowers blooming, whitewater canoeing at its best, and excellent angling.

Winter is quiet except for the downhill and cross-country skiers in the Porcupine Mountains.

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Getting around Michigan

Michigan has several airports with scheduled local Michigan flights to destinations within the state. There is bus service in the southern part of the state, but otherwise buses are infrequent. There is train service through Detroit, Dearborn, and Ann Arbor.

Overall, driving is the best way to get around the state, including the cities. The good news is that southeast Michigan, including Detroit, still has some of the lowest car rental rates in the region. Michigan has an excellent system of highways and interstates. The Upper Peninsula has only 72km of interstate highway and is an enclave of scenic two-lane roads and rural towns. When you are in a rural section, keep an eye out for wildlife crossing the road. If you are visiting in winter, check the road advisories before heading out as roads can be closed by weather conditions.

Mackinaw Island, however, does not allow cars. All travel on the island is by horse or bicycle. There is ferry service to Mackinaw Island from Mackinaw City and St. Ignace.

During the mild seasons, cycling is also a popular way to get around. Traverse City especially has lots of bike paths in and around the city.

 

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