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San Francisco to Detroit flights

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Flight DurationFlights between San Francisco and Detroit take, on average, 4 h and 30 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flightCheapest price for a one-way flight between San Francisco with Detroit found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing AirportThe airport San Francisco Intl Airport is the departure airport operating flights between San Francisco and Detroit
Arriving AirportFlights departing San Francisco with Detroit as destination arrives at Detroit Metro

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Departure Mon, 09 Aug Return Sat, 14 Aug
SFO San Francisco
DTT Detroit
return from £123
Departure Tue, 24 Aug Return Sun, 29 Aug
SFO San Francisco
DTT Detroit
return from £137
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Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 1.38 USD
British Pound Sterling US Dollar
1 USD = 0.73 GBP
Last checked on 27 July 2021
Train
Local, one-way ticket
33%

Trains in Detroit are 33% cheaper than in San Francisco.

San Francisco
£2.18
Detroit
£1.45
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
25%

A meal in Detroit is 25% cheaper than a meal in San Francisco.

San Francisco
£14.55
Detroit
£10.91
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
15%

A taxi fare in Detroit is 15% cheaper than in San Francisco.

San Francisco
£2.55
Detroit
£2.18
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
3%

Coffee is 3% more expensive in Detroit than in San Francisco.

San Francisco
£3.44
Detroit
£3.53
San Francisco airports
  • ( San Francisco Intl Airport (SFO)
    How far from city centre: 11 miles
  • ( Oakland Intl (OAK)
    How far from city centre: 12 miles
  • ( Embarkader (EMB)
    How far from city centre: 2 miles
Detroit airports
  • ( Detroit Metro (DTW)
    How far from city centre: 17 miles
  • ( Willow Run (YIP)
    How far from city centre: 18 miles
  • ( Detroit City (DET)
    How far from city centre: 6 miles
K Distance: 2087 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from San Francisco to Detroit

😷 Is it safe to travel from San Francisco to Detroit during the Covid-19 situation?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions United States may apply when travelling from San Francisco. Is your flight cancelled? We've got your back! With our flexible ticket guarantee you can decide if you want to book another flight - free of rebooking fee - or get a full refund!
🔍 How can I find cheap flights from San Francisco to Detroit at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from San Francisco to Detroit is 123£. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the best option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
💰 Is Detroit expensive to visit compared to San Francisco?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Detroit costs an average of 2.18 GBP, 15% cheaper than San Francisco, with a fare of 2.55 GBP, while train tickets costs 33% less in Detroit: 1.45 GBP against 2.18 GBP in San Francisco. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 10.91 GBP in Detroit, 25% less than the 14.55 GBP in San Francisco. The price of the coffee is around 3% more expensive in Detroit, with an average of 3.53 GBP , while in San Francisco the coffee costs 3.44 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from San Francisco to Detroit?
The most popular months to book a trip from San Francisco to Detroit are May, February and September, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from San Francisco to Detroit?
The best time of the year to go to Detroit when flying from San Francisco depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, June is the top 1º month to fly to Detroit from San Francisco in terms of searches from our customer, followed by August and July. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, January, December and March are the months with less volume of searchs for the route San Francisco -  Detroit.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from San Francisco to Detroit?
The total flight time between San Francisco and Detroit is of around 04:30 hours on average, considering an average distance of 3,338 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
🌡️ How is the weather in Detroit compared to San Francisco?
While in San Francisco the temperatures can reach an average of 32.98 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 6.0 mm ,Detroit's temperatures can go up to 31.85 ºC during the hot season, with 12.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around -16.05 ºC in Detroit, compared to the 2.36 ºC average degrees reported in San Francisco. During the winter period, San Francisco can register 12.0 mm precipitation, while Detroit have an average of 3.0 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between San Francisco and Detroit?
The main airport route flying between San Francisco and Detroit is: San Francisco Intl Airport (SFO) to Detroit Metro (DTW). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Klm Royal Dutch Airlines.
  • Delta Air Lines.
  • United Airlines.
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