Cheap flights from Detroit to San Diego

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The best prices from Detroit 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 (DTT) to San Diego (SAN)

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$ 250 - C$ 483
SAN
Temperature
19 - 27 °C
SAN
Rainfall
1 - 70 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

Round-trip from

C$ 250

From Detroit to San Diego

One-way from

C$ 86

One-way flight from Detroit to San Diego

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 San Diego?

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

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

To save up to 0% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 13 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 San Diego from C$ 479 1-2 weeks out and tickets from C$ 483 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

Our data shows that April tends to be the cheapest month to fly to San Diego from Detroit. Users have commonly found prices around C$ 497 for the month, but tickets can be as low as C$ 356. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

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

It’s optimal to fly from Detroit to San Diego at noon. By choosing this option you can save up to 64% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Detroit to San Diego in May, June 2021

The best prices found for DTT to SAN flights for May, June
5 Jun - 9 Jun
C$ 195pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Direct
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
Direct
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
7 Jun - 11 Jun
C$ 219pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Direct
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
Direct
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
2 Jun - 9 Jun
C$ 226pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Direct
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Detroit to San Diego 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Diego from Detroit found for this year
20 Jul - 24 Aug
C$ 171pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Direct
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
Direct
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
27 Jul - 3 Aug
C$ 195pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Direct
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
Direct
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
7 Jun - 11 Jun
C$ 219pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Direct
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
Direct
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Direct flights to San Diego from Detroit

Save time with Detroit to San Diego direct flight deals
20 Jul - 24 Aug
C$ 171pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Direct
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
Direct
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
27 Jul - 3 Aug
C$ 195pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Direct
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
Direct
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
7 Jun - 11 Jun
C$ 219pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Direct
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
Direct
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Last minute flights from Detroit to San Diego

Late deals on round-trip flights to San Diego from Detroit, departing today and this week
21 May - 21 May
C$ 256pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Direct
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
17 May - 19 May
C$ 267pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Direct
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
Direct
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
19 May - 21 May
C$ 292pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Direct
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
Direct
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

One-way flights to San Diego from Detroit

The cheapest one-way flights from Detroit to San Diego
2:55 p.m. - 4:53 p.m.
Spirit Airlines
Direct
4h 58m
DTW - SAN
Spirit Airlines
C$ 86
Spirit
2:55 p.m. - 4:53 p.m.
Spirit Airlines
Direct
4h 58m
DTW - SAN
Spirit Airlines
C$ 98
Spirit
2:55 p.m. - 4:53 p.m.
Spirit Airlines
Direct
4h 58m
DTW - SAN
Spirit Airlines
C$ 111
Spirit

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Flight FAQs

From Detroit to San Diego

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 2 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 5h 05m.

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$ 242 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Detroit to San Diego for under C$ 242. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just C$ 171, but on average you can expect to pay C$ 264.

Are there direct flights from Detroit to San Diego for under C$ 242 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Detroit to San Diego under C$ 242. A good price for a direct flight from Detroit to San Diego is less than C$ 298.

Are there last-minute flights available from Detroit to San Diego for under C$ 363?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Detroit to San Diego within the next 7 days for less than C$ 363.

Is Detroit weather warmer or cooler than San Diego?

Temperatures around the 29 °C's can be experienced in July. The weather in San Diego is colder than in Detroit. Plan for potential changes in flight availability as peak weather approaches in this location.

How long is the flight from Detroit to San Diego?

A quick flight from Detroit to San Diego can take about 4h 38m. Delta provides one of the quickest options available for as low as C$ 325. Most flights are nonstop.

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

Currently priced at C$ 171, Spirit Airlines will fly you from Detroit to San Diego and back. In addition to Spirit Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Check Cheapflights for deals on Delta for as low as C$ 265. These flights start at 53% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Detroit to San Diego are Spirit Airlines (C$ 86) and Delta (C$ 181).

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Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Detroit to San Diego.
Flight duration
4h 35m
Average temperature for May in San Diego
22.0 °C
Avg rainfall for May in San Diego
4.0 mm

Airports servicing Detroit

Airports servicing San Diego

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.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Frontier
C$ 98 C$ 187 No cancel fee 62%
Search Frontier flights
Spirit Airlines
C$ 148 C$ 253 No cancel fee 65%
Search Spirit Airlines flights
American Airlines
C$ 169 C$ 351 No cancel fee 71%
Search American Airlines flights
Delta
C$ 320 C$ 470 No cancel fee N/A
Search Delta flights

Hourly flight availability from Detroit to San Diego

See what time of day planes typically take off from Detroit towards San Diego.
Morning 6 AM to noon 64% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 21% of flight departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 14% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of flight departures
Midnight
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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.
Sunday
1 daily flight
Monday
5 daily flights
Tuesday
1 daily flight
Wednesday
2 daily flights
Thursday
3 daily flights
Friday
2 daily flights
Saturday
2 daily flights
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