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San Diego travel tips

1) Relax on the carefree Mission Beach in San Diego

Young people love San Diego as an ocean resort for its fun atmosphere, parties, and great beaches. If you want to relax on the white sand, head to Mission Beach, which is stretched along the busy waterfront and is close to Belmont Park. On the beach, you can find both party zones and quieter places. The season is here almost all year round, but most of the tourists come here from June to September.

2) Do you want to see the very first American heavy aircraft carrier in San Diego?

In the port of San Diego, the aircraft carrier USS Midway is located – the very first heavy American aircraft carrier, launched in 1945. The ship took an active part in the military activities in North Vietnam and Operation Desert Storm. Now you can get on board the ship, explore its interior, inspect the military aircraft stationed on the deck, and chat with the veterans who served on this aircraft carrier.

3) San Diego budget shopping is possible at Hillcrest

If you are low on budget but want to bring some decent items from San Diego, take a stroll around Hillcrest. You will find budget categories shops, many shops for children, vintage boutiques, and antique shops.

Travelers usually depart from Detroit Metropolitan, Detroit, MI Train station, Detroit, or Detroit-Southwest when they travel from Detroit to San Diego. Book your trip to arrive at San Diego International, San Diego, CA Bus Station, San Diego, CA - Old Town, San Diego, CA - Santa Fe, or San Diego, CA - La Jolla. The distance between Detroit and San Diego is 3145 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Delta Air Lines, United Airlines, Spirit Airlines, American Airlines, and Frontier Airlines. Detroit and San Diego have 401 direct flights per week.

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NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
Delta Air LinesDALDLYesOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
United AirlinesUALUAYesNo
Spirit AirlinesNKSNKNoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
American AirlinesAALAAYesNo
Frontier AirlinesFFTF9NoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight

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 5.0 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 Orlando, Phoenix, Denver, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, London, San Francisco, New York, Seattle, Atlanta, Austin, Mexico City, Washington, D.C., Fort Lauderdale, Fort Myers, Tampa, Guadalajara, Miami, Salt Lake City, Paris.
What are the most popular routes to and from San Diego?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as San Diego and Denver, Las Vegas, Austin, Cincinnati, Philadelphia, New York, Phoenix, Charlotte, Washington, D.C., Atlanta, Raleigh, Chicago, Orlando, San Antonio, Dallas, St. Louis, Cleveland, Salt Lake City, Minneapolis, London.
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, Windsor International, Capital Region International, London International, Toledo Express, MBS International.
What airports are near San Diego?
The main airport in San Diego is San Diego International. It is also served by Los Angeles International, Ontario International, John Wayne, Tijuana International, Hollywood Burbank, Mexicali International, Palm Springs International, Long Beach, Imperial County, Yuma International.
What buses and trains depart from Detroit?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Detroit, including Indian Trails, Greyhound.
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