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The airfare to Detroit displayed above are round-trip. The ticket cost is non-warranted as airlines update them based on availability that keeps on changing. The total value of the fare is inclusive of the base fare, fuel surcharge, airline or airport taxes.

Detroit: Destination City Overview

Detroit is the largest and most populous city in the U.S. state of Michigan. The city is a major cultural center with several milestone contributions to music, art, architecture and design. The city’s nightlife characterized by musical shows and events attract visitors and locals alike.

Detroit has a hot-summer humid continental climate (Köppen: Dfa) which is influenced by the Great Lakes like other places in the state.

Leading carriers like Delta and Spirit operate nonstop flights to Detroit from Atlanta (ATK), Orlando (MCO), Las Vegas (LAS), Denver (DEN), New York (LGA, JFK), Los Angeles (LAX), Chicago (ORD), Dallas Fort Worth (DFW), Boston (BOS) and Fort Lauderdale. Compare fare and fare rules to save more on your airline tickets to Detroit.

Airport in Detroit

Detroit Metro Airport

Official Name: Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport

Airport Code: DTW

Location: The airport is in Detroit metropolitan area located roughly six miles from the city’s central business district.

Hub For: Delta Air Lines

Focus City For: Spirit Airlines

Quick Facts: Detroit serves as Delta’s main gateway to Asia for the Eastern United States. The airport has service to 30 international destinations and service to 39 states across the United States.

On Time Performance Ranking

Departure: 20 | Arrival: 13

Carrier Choices to Book Airline Tickets to Detroit

Delta (DL): Delta Air Lines takes away the lion’s share of the passenger share at the airport. DTW is the hub for Delta. Departure flights to Detroit from all other hub airports of Delta to this airport are available. Other hubs include: Atlanta, Boston, Los Angeles, Minneapolis/St. Paul, New York–JFK, New York–LaGuardia, Salt Lake City and Seattle/Tacoma.

SkyWest Airlines (OO):  SkyWest Airlines operates flights to and from Detroit partnering with all major carriers including Alaska Airlines (as Alaska SkyWest), American Airlines (as American Eagle), Delta Air Lines (as Delta Connection), and United Airlines (as United Express).

Southwest (WN): Southwest Airlines is the world’s largest low-cost airline. It’s the 5th airline with the most flight operations at Detroit Airport as per the Dept of Transportation US Govt.  To book airline tickets to Ft Lauderdale with Southwest, call us, due to technical reasons, we couldn’t make its fare available online.

Places to Visit or Things to Do in Detroit

1. Renaissance Center

Renaissance Center is also known as the Ren Cen is a group of seven interconnected skyscrapers whose central tower is the tallest building in Michigan. It also houses the tallest hotel in the Western Hemisphere.  Built in 1977, it has the world’s largest rooftop restaurant that can be reached by a glass elevator ride. The impressive architecture is also home to the headquarters of General Motors.

2. Concerts, and more

A visit to Detroit would be incomplete without getting into concerts and events. Detroit has been the cradle of American electro/techno music. Remember the performances of Juan Atkins, Kevin Saunderson, and Derrick May. Yes, they all hail from Detroit.  The city ropes in celebrated and emerging artists and entertains its visitors in the best possible manner. Stay informed of the top venues and the latest happenings in the city.

3. Detroit’s Night Life

Multitude of clubs are scattered throughout the metropolitan area. MGM Grand Detroit, Greektown Casino-Hotel, MotorCity Casino Hotel, Jazz Cafe at Music Hall, and 3Fifty Terrace are a few to name. Come have your dinner, enjoy liquor varieties and premium champagnes, a selection of snacks, and dance away the night with live music and DJs spinning electronic and hip-hop music. After spending your day in exploring the top attractions of the city, indulge in happy hours that rejuvenates your mind.

4. Belle Isle

Belle Isle Park is the largest city-owned island park in the United States, and Belle Isle is the third largest island in the Detroit River, after Grosse Ile and Fighting Island.

The MacArthur Bridge connects this one of the most-visited places in Detroit with mainland Detroit. Whether you are on a family vacation, romantic trip or a corporate travel, Belle Island has got something for everyone.  Belle Isle Park is home to the Belle Isle Aquarium, the Belle Isle Conservatory, the Belle Isle Nature Center, the James Scott Memorial Fountain, the Dossin Great Lakes Museum, a municipal golf, and much more.

5. Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA)

Adults or kids – the Detroit Institute of Arts, located in Midtown Detroit is a place that engages all.  DIA has one of the largest and most significant art collections in the United States. The museum is almost an encyclopedic collection of the world. It features over 100 galleries showcasing ancient to contemporary arts reflecting the lifestyle of multiple communities and cultures. The museum remains closed on Monday, and timings for the rest of the days are as follows: Tuesday to Thursday: 9.00 AM to 4.00 PM, Friday: 9.00 AM to 10.00 AM, Saturday and Sunday: 10.00 AM to 5.00 PM.

Frequently Asked Questions

1.What airline has the cheapest air ticket to Detroit?

Delta Air Lines and Spirit Airlines offer cheap plane tickets to Detroit.

2. How much time does it take to reach Detroit?

Flight distance and flight time between Detroit and some popular US cities are provided as follows:

Origin City

Flight Distance

Flight Time


604 miles/972 km

1 hour 30 minutes

New York

482 miles/775 km

1 hour 07 minutes


397 miles/639 km

1 hour 07 minutes

Dallas Fort Worth

1,004 miles/1516 km

2 hours 01 minutes


723 miles/1616 km

2 hours 13 minutes

Fort Lauderdale

1,133 miles/1823 km

2 hours 33 minutes


441 miles/710 km

1 hour 14 minutes

If your home city is not mentioned, our travel experts can help you with. Mind the time difference also before you book your plane tickets to Detroit.

3. What is the best time to visit Detroit?

The best time to visit Detroit is during the spring and autumn seasons from mid-March to May and October to mid-November.

4. Which is the best airport to fly in Detroit?

Detroit Metropolitan Airport

5. What is the coldest month in Detroit?

January is the coldest month. However, it’s pleasant with avg temperature 19.1°F. Our weather wizard available on the top may help you with a 14-day forecast.

6. What is the wettest month in Detroit?

June is the month with the most rainfall. Rain falls for 10.2 days and accumulates 3.5″ (88.9mm) of precipitation.

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