Cheap flights from San Francisco to Detroit

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Travelers usually depart from San Francisco International, San Francisco, CA-Salesforce Plaza, or San Francisco Train Station when they travel from San Francisco to Detroit. Book your trip to arrive at Detroit Metropolitan, Detroit, or Detroit, MI Train station. The distance between San Francisco and Detroit is 3342 km. The most popular airlines for this route are United Airlines, Spirit Airlines, Delta Air Lines, American Airlines, and Frontier Airlines. San Francisco and Detroit have 187 direct flights per week.

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Number of flights22324644-3310

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Check-in for a flight from San Francisco to Detroit

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

Frequently asked questions

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

A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between San Francisco and Detroit takes around 4.4 hours.

What is the flight distance between San Francisco and Detroit?

The flight distance between San Francisco and Detroit is 3342 km.

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

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

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

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as San Francisco and Los Angeles International, McCarran International, Denver International, Dallas/Fort Worth International, George Bush Intercontinental, Phoenix Sky Harbor International, Minneapolis–Saint Paul International, O Hare International, Vancouver International, San Diego International, Salt Lake City International.

What are the most popular routes to and from Detroit?

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Detroit and McCarran International, LaGuardia, Orlando International, Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International, Denver International, Dallas/Fort Worth International, Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International, Baltimore–Washington International, O Hare International, Nashville International, Charlotte Douglas International.

What airports are near San Francisco?

The main airport in San Francisco is San Francisco International. It is also served by San Francisco International, Sacramento International, Oakland International, San Jose International, Monterey Regional, Stockton Metropolitan, Charles M. Schulz–Sonoma County, Buchanan Field, Merced Regional.

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, London International, Capital Region International.

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A number of bus and train companies depart from San Francisco, including Greyhound.

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