Cheap flights from Detroit to San Diego

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Travelers usually depart from Detroit Metropolitan, Detroit, or Detroit, MI Train station when they travel from Detroit to San Diego. Book your trip to arrive at San Diego International, San Diego bus station, San Diego Old Town station, San Diego-La Jolla, or San Diego-Balboa Park. The distance between Detroit and San Diego is 3145 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Delta Air Lines, United Airlines, Frontier Airlines, American Airlines, and Spirit Airlines. Detroit and San Diego have 205 direct flights per week.

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Number of flights43343431-3231

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Delta Air Lines on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Check-in for a flight from Detroit to San Diego

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingAirport check-in closesOnline check-in available
Delta Air LinesDALDLYesUnknownNo
United AirlinesUALUAYesUnknownNo
Frontier AirlinesFFTF9NoUnknownNo
American AirlinesAALAAYesUnknownNo
Spirit AirlinesNKSNKNo10 min before flightNo

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Detroit to San Diego?

A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Detroit and San Diego takes around 4.8 hours.

What is the flight distance between Detroit and San Diego?

The flight distance between Detroit and San Diego is 3145 km.

What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Detroit and San Diego?

Several carriers operate flights between Detroit and San Diego. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Delta Air Lines.

What are the most popular routes to and from Detroit?

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Detroit and Los Angeles International, LaGuardia, Orlando International, Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International, Denver International, Dallas/Fort Worth International, Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International, George Bush Intercontinental, Tampa International, Washington Dulles International, O Hare International.

What are the most popular routes to and from San Diego?

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as San Diego and McCarran International, Miami International, Denver International, San Francisco International, George Bush Intercontinental, Phoenix Sky Harbor International, Tampa International, Minneapolis–Saint Paul International, O Hare International, Salt Lake City International, Southwest Florida International.

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, Bishop International, Fort Wayne International, Akron–Canton, Toledo Express, Windsor International, Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International, Capital Region International, London International.

What airports are near San Diego?

The main airport in San Diego is San Diego International. It is also served by Tijuana International, John Wayne, Hollywood Burbank, Ontario International, Mexicali International, Palm Springs International, Long Beach, Imperial County, Yuma International, Cable.

What buses and trains depart from Detroit?

A number of bus and train companies depart from Detroit, including Amtrak train, Greyhound.

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