Cheap flights from Detroit to San Francisco International

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The best prices from Detroit to San Francisco International are usually found in August or July, booked 31 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Monday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Detroit (DTT) to San Francisco International (SFO)

DTT - SFO
Price
C$ 400 - C$ 550

Popular in

November

High demand for flights, 12% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 17% potential price drop

Round-trip from

C$ 400

From Detroit to San Francisco International

One-way from

C$ 244

One-way flight from Detroit to San Francisco International

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 Francisco International?

Travellers have found that booking a Monday departure is the best way to save up to 13% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

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

To save up to 27% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 59 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 Francisco International from C$ 681 1-2 weeks out and tickets from C$ 810 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Detroit to San Francisco International?

The best pricing can be found in the month of August. Prices to San Francisco International from Detroit average C$ 608. You can even find prices in August for less than C$ 608, as users have found deals to San Francisco International from as low as C$ 511. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to San Francisco International from Detroit. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 15%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Detroit to San Francisco International (DTT - SFO)?

Unlike in the evening, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 9% on flights from Detroit to San Francisco International by exploring options for tickets at noon.

Cheap flights from Detroit to San Francisco International in April, May 2021

19 May - 24 May
C$ 312pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Delta
Direct
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Delta
Direct
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
28 May - 29 May
C$ 323pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Delta
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Delta
Direct
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
29 May - 6 Jun
C$ 329pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Delta
Direct
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Delta
Direct
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Detroit to San Francisco International 2021 flight deals

14 Jul - 21 Jul
C$ 274pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
10 Aug - 18 Aug
C$ 312pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Delta
Direct
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Delta
Direct
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
14 Jul - 20 Jul
C$ 319pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Multiple Airlines
Direct
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Direct flights to San Francisco International from Detroit

10 Aug - 17 Aug
C$ 312pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Delta
Direct
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Delta
Direct
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
30 Jul - 2 Aug
C$ 329pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Delta
Direct
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Delta
Direct
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
2 Sep - 13 Sep
C$ 343pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Delta
Direct
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Delta
Direct
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Last minute flights from Detroit to San Francisco International

18 Apr - 27 Apr
C$ 410pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Alaska Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Alaska Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
20 Apr - 1 May
C$ 466pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Delta
Direct
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Delta
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
20 Apr - 4 May
C$ 486pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Delta
Direct
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Delta
Direct
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

One-way flights to San Francisco International from Detroit

5:30 a.m. - 4:39 p.m.
United Airlines
3 stops
14h 09m
DTW - SFO
United Airlines
C$ 245
United
4:50 p.m. - 12:49 p.m.
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
22h 59m
DTW - SFO
Multiple Airlines
C$ 347
Kiwi.com
2:30 p.m. - 7:48 p.m.
Alaska Airlines
1 stop
8h 18m
DTW - SFO
Alaska Airlines
C$ 480
Alaska Airlines

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Flight FAQs

From Detroit to San Francisco International

Can I find flights from Detroit to San Francisco International for under C$ 376 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Detroit to San Francisco International for under C$ 376. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just C$ 274, but on average you can expect to pay C$ 343.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Detroit to San Francisco to control the spread of COVID-19?

Delta is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travellers flying from Detroit to San Francisco are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, socially-distanced seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

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

Delta, United Airlines, and American Airlines 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.

Are there direct flights from Detroit to San Francisco International for under C$ 376 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Detroit to San Francisco International under C$ 376. A good price for a direct flight from Detroit to San Francisco International is less than C$ 373.

Are there last-minute flights available from Detroit to San Francisco International for under C$ 501?

There are currently 19+ open flights from Detroit to San Francisco International within the next 7 days for less than C$ 501.

Is Detroit weather warmer or cooler than San Francisco?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 29 °C range in July. The weather in San Francisco is generally colder 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 San Francisco International?

Delta and Frontier can get you from Detroit to San Francisco International in just under 5h 05m. Your travel time can differ by up to 2h 12m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Detroit to San Francisco International round-trip from C$ 275. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Delta, from C$ 312, and Alaska Airlines, from C$ 335. These flights start at 43% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Alaska Airlines. According to our data, you can fly for as low as C$ 168. Users have also found prices from C$ 175 and C$ 245 on Alaska Airlines and Delta, respectively.

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Top 4 airlines flying from Detroit to San Francisco International

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Spirit Airlines
C$ 191 C$ 301 No cancel fee 65%
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American Airlines
C$ 184 C$ 436 No cancel fee 71%
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Delta
C$ 305 C$ 452 No cancel fee N/A
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United Airlines
C$ 394 C$ 480 No cancel fee 69%
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Hourly flight availability from Detroit to San Francisco International

Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 38% of flight departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 33% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 28% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of flight departures
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Weekly flight availability
from Detroit to San Francisco International
Sunday
3 daily flights
Monday
6 daily flights
Tuesday
2 daily flights
Wednesday
2 daily flights
Thursday
4 daily flights
Friday
4 daily flights
Saturday
3 daily flights
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