Cheap flights from Detroit to Philadelphia

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Philadelphia (PHL)
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The best prices from Detroit to Philadelphia are usually found in August or July, booked 33 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Tuesday and return on a Monday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Detroit (DTT) to Philadelphia (PHL)

All the information you need to plan the best DTT to PHL flight in 2021: compare Detroit to Philadelphia flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Philadelphia.
DTT - PHL
Price
C$ 85 - C$ 295
PHL
Temperature
7 - 31 °C
PHL
Rainfall
60 - 114 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 25% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 62% potential price drop

Round-trip from

C$ 85

From Detroit to Philadelphia

One-way from

C$ 96

One-way flight from Detroit to Philadelphia

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Detroit to Philadelphia?

Flying to your destination on a Sunday can be more expensive, but this shouldn’t discourage you from finding affordable options to get to Philadelphia. Check prices with Cheapflights to find a great deal for your trip.

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

To save up to 30% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 54 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Detroit to Philadelphia from C$ 420 1-2 weeks out and tickets from C$ 503 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Detroit to Philadelphia?

Our data shows that July tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Philadelphia from Detroit. Users have commonly found prices around C$ 368 for the month, but tickets can be as low as C$ 270. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in May.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Detroit to Philadelphia (DTT - PHL)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Detroit to Philadelphia at noon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 32% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Detroit to Philadelphia in May, June 2021

The best prices found for DTT to PHL flights for May, June
15 Jun - 15 Jun
C$ 183pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
7 Jun - 14 Jun
C$ 187pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Delta
Direct
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
11 Jun - 15 Jun
C$ 190pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Delta
Direct
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Delta
Direct
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Detroit to Philadelphia 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Philadelphia from Detroit found for this year
26 Aug - 30 Aug
C$ 161pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Delta
Direct
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Delta
Direct
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
15 Oct - 18 Oct
C$ 166pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Direct
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
Direct
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
4 Nov - 8 Nov
C$ 175pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Direct
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
Direct
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Direct flights to Philadelphia from Detroit

Save time with Detroit to Philadelphia direct flight deals
26 Aug - 30 Aug
C$ 161pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Delta
Direct
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Delta
Direct
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
15 Oct - 18 Oct
C$ 166pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Direct
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
Direct
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
4 Nov - 8 Nov
C$ 175pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Direct
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
Direct
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Last minute flights from Detroit to Philadelphia

Late deals on round-trip flights to Philadelphia from Detroit, departing today and this week
16 May - 2 Jun
C$ 312pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Delta
Direct
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Delta
Direct
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
19 May - 25 May
C$ 324pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Delta
Direct
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Delta
Direct
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
16 May - 28 May
C$ 347pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

One-way flights to Philadelphia from Detroit

The cheapest one-way flights from Detroit to Philadelphia
3:30 a.m. - 5:09 a.m.
Delta
Direct
1h 39m
DTW - PHL
Delta
C$ 96
Delta
5:10 p.m. - 6:44 p.m.
Delta
Direct
1h 34m
DTW - PHL
Delta
C$ 218
Delta
11:00 a.m. - 12:40 p.m.
Delta
Direct
1h 40m
DTW - PHL
Delta
C$ 254
Delta

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Detroit to Philadelphia

What airports do I use to fly from Detroit to Philadelphia?

Booking a flight from Detroit All airports (DTT) to Philadelphia (PHL) is your only option if you wish to fly from Detroit to Philadelphia. On a typical day, there are 12 flights from All airports to Philadelphia, all of which are around 1h 32m for a nonstop flight. You can also purchase a plane ticket from 3 airlines when you book a flight from All airports to Philadelphia.

Which airlines flying from Detroit to Philadelphia have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

American Airlines, Spirit Airlines, and Delta are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Detroit to Philadelphia for under C$ 243 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Detroit to Philadelphia for under C$ 243. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Delta for just C$ 161, but on average you can expect to pay C$ 211.

Are there direct flights from Detroit to Philadelphia for under C$ 243 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Detroit to Philadelphia under C$ 243. A good price for a direct flight from Detroit to Philadelphia is less than C$ 285.

Are there last-minute flights available from Detroit to Philadelphia for under C$ 364?

There are currently 14+ open flights from Detroit to Philadelphia within the next 7 days for less than C$ 364.

Is Detroit weather warmer or cooler than Philadelphia?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 31 °C range in July. The weather in Philadelphia is generally hotter than Detroit's. As flight availability is subject to become more limited as peak season approaches it is ideal to book in a timely manner.

How long is the flight from Detroit to Philadelphia?

A quick flight from Detroit to Philadelphia can take about 1h 33m. Delta provides one of the quickest options available for as low as C$ 191. All flights are typically direct.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Detroit to Philadelphia round-trip?

Currently priced at C$ 162, Delta will fly you from Detroit to Philadelphia and back. In addition to Delta, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Check Cheapflights for deals on Spirit Airlines for as low as C$ 167. Delta is 27% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Detroit to Philadelphia one-way?

C$ 96 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Delta. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Spirit Airlines, with prices from C$ 98.

Destination information for Philadelphia

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Detroit to Philadelphia.
Flight duration
1h 44m
Average temperature for May in Philadelphia
24.0 °C
Avg rainfall for May in Philadelphia
91.0 mm

Airports servicing Detroit

Airports servicing Philadelphia

Top 3 airlines flying from Detroit to Philadelphia

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Detroit to Philadelphia choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Spirit Airlines
C$ 88 C$ 153 No cancel fee 65%
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American Airlines
C$ 167 C$ 244 No cancel fee 71%
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Delta
C$ 157 C$ 252 No cancel fee N/A
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Hourly flight availability from Detroit to Philadelphia

See what time of day planes typically take off from Detroit towards Philadelphia.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 40% of flight departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 26% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 25% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 9% of flight departures
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Weekly flight availability
from Detroit to Philadelphia
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Detroit to Philadelphia.
Sunday
15 daily flights
Monday
12 daily flights
Tuesday
11 daily flights
Wednesday
12 daily flights
Thursday
12 daily flights
Friday
14 daily flights
Saturday
13 daily flights
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