Cheap flights from Detroit, MI to Austin, TX

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Detroit DTWAustin AUS

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Travelers usually depart from Detroit Metropolitan, Detroit, MI Train station, Detroit, Detroit-Southwest, or Willow Run Airport when they travel from Detroit to Austin. Book your trip to arrive at Austin–Bergstrom International, Austin, TX - Greyhound Station, Austin, TX Train Station, Austin-South Congress, or Austin-South Congress. The distance between Detroit and Austin is 1850 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Spirit Airlines, Delta Air Lines, United Airlines, American Airlines, and Frontier Airlines. Detroit and Austin have 401 direct flights per week.

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Austin travel tips

1) Attend legendary SXSW festival in the middle of March in Austin

South by Southwest (SXSW) is an annual festival that celebrates the achievements of the music, film, and tech industries. It takes place in Austin, Texas, in the middle of March. This festival also delivers conferences and exhibitions. Important topics are brought up at this event, such as innovations in education, environmental issues, and innovative startups. If any of the topics sound thrilling to you, you are kindly welcome to join!

2) Experience axe throwing, the unusual activity of Austin origin

No doubt, Austin is kept weird properly. Axe throwing is one more popular activity here. Once it was an entertainment of the ancient Indians, now it has grown into an international sport with championships. There are such clubs all over America where people throw axes cheerfully. Anyone can try it. They say it’s quite fun. Try this unusual activity as well!

3) Challenge yourself in the escape room in Austin

Austin is known for its superb escape rooms. The Escape Game Austin, a top company in this sphere, does everything possible to maintain this flawless reputation. They offer really cool challenges. It’s high time you tried an escape room in Austin!

United States COVID-19 travel restrictions

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Most travelers from Detroit, DTW can enter Austin, AUS.


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  • Masks are recommended in certain settings

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Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Detroit to Austin?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Detroit and Austin takes around 3.5 hours.
What is the flight distance between Detroit and Austin?
The flight distance between Detroit and Austin is 1850 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Detroit and Austin?
Several carriers operate flights between Detroit and Austin. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Delta Air Lines, Spirit Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from Detroit?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Detroit and London, Las Vegas, Orlando, Phoenix, Denver, Fort Myers, Miami, Manchester, San Francisco, Seattle, Fort Lauderdale, Salt Lake City, Edinburgh, Sacramento, Raleigh, Los Angeles, New York, New Orleans, Houston, Bellingham.
What are the most popular routes to and from Austin?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Austin and London, Dublin, New Orleans, Toronto, Las Vegas, Manila, Chicago, Orlando, Washington, D.C., Bangkok, Denver, San Francisco, Edmonton, Edinburgh, New York, Los Angeles, Berlin, Fort Lauderdale, Phoenix, Charlotte.
Which airports are there in Detroit?
Detroit is mainly served by Detroit Metropolitan. But there are other airports nearby, including Willow Run Airport, Coleman A. Young Municipal Airport.
What airports are near Detroit?
The main airport in Detroit is Detroit Metropolitan. It is also served by Cleveland Hopkins International, Gerald R. Ford International, Akron–Canton, Bishop International, Fort Wayne International, Toledo Express, Windsor International, MBS International, London International, Capital Region International.
What airports are near Austin?
The main airport in Austin is Austin–Bergstrom International. It is also served by George Bush Intercontinental, San Antonio International, William P. Hobby, Victoria Regional, Killeen–Fort Hood Regional, Easterwood, Waco Regional, David Wayne Hooks Memorial Airport.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Detroit and Austin?
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