Cheap flights from Detroit to San Diego

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The best prices from Detroit All airports to San Diego are usually found in August or July, booked 19 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Sunday and return on a Monday

How to find the cheapest flight from Detroit to San Diego

All the information you need to plan the best DTT to SAN flight in 2021: compare Detroit to San Diego flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in San Diego.

DTT - SAN

Price

C$ 207 - C$ 399

SAN

Temperature

14 - 22 °C

SAN

Precipitation

0 - 58 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 24% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 31% potential price drop

Average price

C$ 468

Average for round-trip flights in November 2021

Round-trip from

C$ 263

From Detroit (DTT) to San Diego

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Detroit to San Diego?

Leaving on a Tuesday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 21% on the overall cost on flights from Detroit to San Diego.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Detroit to San Diego, book at least 18 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 16% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from C$ 370 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as C$ 449.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Detroit to San Diego?

Flights from Detroit to San Diego lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Detroit to San Diego in August, with the cheapest ticket starting at C$ 156.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Detroit to San Diego (DTT - SAN)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Detroit to San Diego is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the afternoon tend to be the most expensive. A flight at noon could potentially save you up to 64% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Detroit to San Diego in November, December 2021

The best prices found for DTT to SAN flights for November, December
2 Dec. - 6 Dec.
DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

14h 59m
SAN

San Diego

DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

1 stop

8h 34m
C$ 155

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 23/11/21

8 Dec. - 12 Dec.
DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

9h 03m
SAN

San Diego

DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

1 stop

25h 51m
C$ 197

Spirit Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 23/11/21

2 Dec. - 6 Dec.
DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

14h 59m
SAN

San Diego

DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

2 stops

25h 52m
C$ 198

Spirit Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 23/11/21

Detroit to San Diego 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Diego from Detroit found for this year
2 Dec. - 6 Dec.
DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

14h 59m
SAN

San Diego

DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

1 stop

8h 34m
C$ 155

Spirit Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 23/11/21

8 Dec. - 12 Dec.
DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

9h 03m
SAN

San Diego

DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

1 stop

25h 51m
C$ 197

Spirit Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 23/11/21

2 Dec. - 6 Dec.
DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

14h 59m
SAN

San Diego

DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

2 stops

25h 52m
C$ 198

Spirit Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 23/11/21

Direct flights to San Diego from Detroit

Save time with Detroit to San Diego direct flight deals
14 Jan. - 18 Jan.
DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

SAN

San Diego

Nonstop

5h 20m
SAN

San Diego

DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Nonstop

4h 19m
C$ 380

Delta

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Deal found 22/11/21

8 Jan. - 9 Jan.
DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

SAN

San Diego

Nonstop

5h 20m
SAN

San Diego

DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Nonstop

4h 19m
C$ 405

Delta

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Deal found 21/11/21

12 Apr. - 16 Apr.
DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

SAN

San Diego

Nonstop

4h 42m
SAN

San Diego

DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Nonstop

4h 21m
C$ 412

Delta

View Deal

Deal found 23/11/21

Last minute flights from Detroit to San Diego

Late deals on round-trip flights to San Diego from Detroit, departing today and this week
2 Dec. - 6 Dec.
DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

14h 59m
SAN

San Diego

DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

1 stop

8h 34m
C$ 155

Spirit Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 23/11/21

2 Dec. - 6 Dec.
DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

14h 59m
SAN

San Diego

DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

2 stops

25h 52m
C$ 198

Spirit Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 23/11/21

1 Dec. - 4 Dec.
DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

25h 49m
SAN

San Diego

DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

1 stop

15h 01m
C$ 217

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 23/11/21

One-way flights to San Diego from Detroit

The cheapest one-way flights from Detroit to San Diego
7 Dec.
DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

10h 08m
C$ 66

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 21/11/21

7 Dec.
DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

SAN

San Diego

2 stops

33h 08m
C$ 123

Spirit Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 21/11/21

7 Dec.
DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

SAN

San Diego

3 stops

26h 33m
C$ 147

Spirit Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 21/11/21

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Detroit to San Diego flights.

What airports do I use to fly from Detroit to San Diego?

You will need to book a flight from Detroit All airports to San Diego if you want to fly from Detroit to San Diego. At least 5 different airlines have flights from All airports (DTT) to San Diego (SAN) on a regular basis. There are 3 flights to San Diego from the Detroit airport per day. If you manage to book one that is nonstop, then you can expect the flight time from DTT to SAN to be around 4h 42m.

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from Detroit to San Diego that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Spirit Airlines, Delta, and American Airlines. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Detroit to San Diego for under C$ 200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Detroit to San Diego for under C$ 200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just C$ 147, but on average you can expect to pay C$ 197.

Are there direct flights from Detroit to San Diego for under C$ 400 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Detroit to San Diego under C$ 400. A good price for a direct flight from Detroit to San Diego is less than C$ 489.

Are there last-minute flights available from Detroit to San Diego for under C$ 200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Detroit to San Diego within the next 7 days for less than C$ 200.

What days are direct flights available from Detroit to San Diego?

Days when direct flights are available for this flight are: Wednesday.

How many flights depart from Detroit to San Diego on average per day?

On average, you can expect to see 1 flight from Detroit to San Diego a day.
Morning (6am - Midday) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Detroit to San Diego?

There are many flights that can get you from Detroit to San Diego in 11h 19m. Fly via Spirit Airlines or Frontier to get the fastest option. The distance from Detroit to San Diego is about 3159 km. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both direct flights and flights with stops.

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

Spirit Airlines, at C$ 147, was found to be the cheapest airline from Detroit to San Diego. An alternate airline flying to your destination would be Frontier. Spirit Airlines is 61% 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 San Diego one-way?

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Spirit Airlines, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at C$ 66. Frontier flights start at C$ 233 while deals on Delta start at C$ 308 one-way.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Detroit to San Diego?

Consider American Airlines, Delta or Frontier when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Detroit to San Diego.

What are the most reliable airlines from Detroit to San Diego?

No one likes to see their flight delayed. When booking a flight from Detroit to San Diego consider choosing KLM (93%), Delta (91%) or Air France (91%) as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

Can I fly to San Diego from Detroit right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to San Diego within the United States

Most visitors from Detroit need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter San Diego.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Detroit must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to San Diego.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Detroit are not required to quarantine after entering San Diego.

Can I fly back to Detroit from San Diego?

Returning to Detroit from San Diego

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from San Diego must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Detroit.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from San Diego are not required to quarantine after entering Detroit.

Top 4 airlines flying from Detroit to San Diego

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Detroit to San Diego choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Frontier
CheapestC$ 124
AverageC$ 237
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time62%
COVID-19 safety
Spirit Airlines
CheapestC$ 188
AverageC$ 321
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time65%
COVID-19 safety
American Airlines
CheapestC$ 215
AverageC$ 446
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time71%
COVID-19 safety
Delta
CheapestC$ 406
AverageC$ 597
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety

Hourly flight availability from Detroit to San Diego

See what time of day planes typically take off from Detroit to San Diego
1%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
6%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
93%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
0%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM

Weekly flight availability from Detroit to San Diego

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Detroit to San Diego
Sunday3daily flights
Monday5daily flights
Tuesday4daily flights
Wednesday4daily flights
Thursday0daily flights
Friday3daily flights
Saturday4daily flights