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$118
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$137

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

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Check-in for a flight from San Diego to Detroit

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
Delta Air LinesDALDLYesOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
Spirit AirlinesNKSNKNoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
United AirlinesUALUAYesNo
Frontier AirlinesFFTF9NoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
Linear Air O2YesNo

United States COVID-19 travel restrictions

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Most travelers from San Diego, SAN can enter Detroit, DTW.

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  • Travel is allowed
  • Proof of a negative pre-departure COVID-19 test result is not required
  • Quarantine is not required

Information is provided as guidance only and accurate at the time of publishing. Always check government websites and airline materials before booking and traveling.

Learn more about COVID-19 restrictions in United States in our dedicated Stories article.

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from San Diego to Detroit?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between San Diego and Detroit takes around 4.4 hours.
What is the flight distance between San Diego and Detroit?
The flight distance between San Diego and Detroit is 3145 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between San Diego and Detroit?
Several carriers operate flights between San Diego and Detroit. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Delta Air Lines.
What are the most popular routes to and from San Diego?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as San Diego and Las Vegas, Denver, Austin, Cincinnati, Philadelphia, New York, Atlanta, Washington, D.C., Raleigh, Chicago, Phoenix, Orlando, San Antonio, St. Louis, Charlotte, Minneapolis, Cleveland, New Orleans, Dallas, San Francisco.
What are the most popular routes to and from Detroit?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Detroit and Denver, Phoenix, Orlando, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, New York, Seattle, San Francisco, Austin, Atlanta, London, Washington, D.C., Fort Lauderdale, Houston, Oakland, Tampa, Mexico City, Paris, Fort Myers, Salt Lake City.
Which airports are there in San Diego?
San Diego is mainly served by San Diego International. But there are other airports nearby, including McClellan–Palomar, Marine Corps Air Station Miramar.
What airports are near San Diego?
The main airport in San Diego is San Diego International. It is also served by Los Angeles International, Tijuana International, Ontario International, John Wayne, Hollywood Burbank, Mexicali International, Palm Springs International, Imperial County, Long Beach, Yuma International.
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, Akron–Canton, Fort Wayne International, Windsor International, Toledo Express, London International, MBS International, Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International.
What buses and trains depart from San Diego?
A number of bus and train companies depart from San Diego, including Greyhound.
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