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$180
outward: Aug 8, 2018
2:00p DTW » 6:45p SAN
Spirit Airlines direct (4h45m)
inbound: Aug 15, 2018
5:05a SAN » 11:53a DTW
Spirit Airlines 1 stop (6h48m)
$215
outward: Aug 8, 2018
2:00p DTW » 6:45p SAN
Spirit Airlines direct (4h45m)
inbound: Aug 14, 2018
8:00p SAN » 12:25a DTW
Spirit Airlines direct (4h25m)
$249
outward: Aug 8, 2018
2:00p DTW » 6:45p SAN
Spirit Airlines direct (4h45m)
inbound: Aug 15, 2018
5:05a SAN » 11:53a DTW
Spirit Airlines 1 stop (6h48m)
$249
outward: Aug 8, 2018
2:00p DTW » 6:45p SAN
Spirit Airlines direct (4h45m)
inbound: Aug 14, 2018
8:00p SAN » 12:25a DTW
Spirit Airlines direct (4h25m)
$249
outward: Aug 8, 2018
2:00p DTW » 6:45p SAN
Spirit Airlines direct (4h45m)
inbound: Aug 14, 2018
8:00p SAN » 12:25a DTW
Spirit Airlines direct (4h25m)
$251
outward: Aug 8, 2018
2:00p DTW » 6:45p SAN
Spirit Airlines direct (4h45m)
inbound: Aug 14, 2018
8:00p SAN » 12:25a DTW
Spirit Airlines direct (4h25m)
$252
outward: Aug 8, 2018
2:00p DTW » 6:45p SAN
Spirit Airlines direct (4h45m)
inbound: Aug 14, 2018
8:00p SAN » 12:25a DTW
Spirit Airlines direct (4h25m)
$256
outward: Aug 1, 2018
2:00p DTW » 6:45p SAN
Spirit Airlines direct (4h45m)
inbound: Aug 4, 2018
8:00p SAN » 12:25a DTW
Spirit Airlines direct (4h25m)
$256
outward: Jul 31, 2018
2:00p DTW » 6:45p SAN
Spirit Airlines direct (4h45m)
inbound: Aug 4, 2018
8:00p SAN » 12:25a DTW
Spirit Airlines direct (4h25m)
$261
outward: Aug 1, 2018
2:00p DTW » 6:45p SAN
Spirit Airlines direct (4h45m)
inbound: Aug 6, 2018
8:00p SAN » 12:25a DTW
Spirit Airlines direct (4h25m)
$261
outward: Jul 31, 2018
2:00p DTW » 6:45p SAN
Spirit Airlines direct (4h45m)
inbound: Aug 6, 2018
8:00p SAN » 12:25a DTW
Spirit Airlines direct (4h25m)
$263
outward: Aug 1, 2018
11:30p DTW » 8:10a SAN
Delta Air Lines 1 stop (8h40m)
inbound: Aug 6, 2018
7:30a SAN » 11:51a DTW
Delta Air Lines direct (4h21m)
$267
outward: Jul 4, 2018
2:00p DTW » 6:45p SAN
Spirit Airlines direct (4h45m)
inbound: Jul 8, 2018
8:00p SAN » 12:25a DTW
Spirit Airlines direct (4h25m)
$271
outward: Aug 2, 2018
2:00p DTW » 6:45p SAN
Spirit Airlines direct (4h45m)
inbound: Aug 4, 2018
8:00p SAN » 12:25a DTW
Spirit Airlines direct (4h25m)
$276
outward: Aug 2, 2018
2:00p DTW » 6:45p SAN
Spirit Airlines direct (4h45m)
inbound: Aug 6, 2018
8:00p SAN » 12:25a DTW
Spirit Airlines direct (4h25m)
$281
outward: Oct 25, 2018
3:20p DTW » 11:01p SAN
United Airlines 1 stop (7h41m)
inbound: Oct 29, 2018
9:30p SAN » 4:38a DTW
United Airlines 1 stop (7h08m)
$282
outward: Oct 25, 2018
3:20p DTW » 11:01p SAN
United Airlines 1 stop (7h41m)
inbound: Oct 29, 2018
10:13p SAN » 4:37a DTW
United Airlines 1 stop (6h24m)
$290
outward: Oct 25, 2018
12:35p DTW » 7:05p SAN
Southwest Airlines 1 stop (6h30m)
inbound: Oct 29, 2018
11:35p SAN » 5:30a DTW
Southwest Airlines 1 stop (5h55m)
$294
outward: Jun 25, 2018
2:00p DTW » 6:45p SAN
Spirit Airlines direct (4h45m)
inbound: Jun 28, 2018
8:25p SAN » 2:47a DTW
Frontier Airlines 1 stop (6h22m)
$295
outward: Jun 19, 2018
1:15a DTW » 8:47a SAN
United Airlines 1 stop (7h32m)
inbound: Jun 21, 2018
10:24p SAN » 5:28a DTW
United Airlines 1 stop (7h04m)
$297
outward: Oct 25, 2018
12:35p DTW » 7:05p SAN
Southwest Airlines 1 stop (6h30m)
inbound: Oct 29, 2018
11:35p SAN » 5:30a DTW
Southwest Airlines 1 stop (5h55m)
$298
outward: Jun 18, 2018
2:00p DTW » 6:45p SAN
Spirit Airlines direct (4h45m)
inbound: Jun 21, 2018
8:00p SAN » 12:25a DTW
Spirit Airlines direct (4h25m)
$300
outward: Jun 18, 2018
2:00p DTW » 6:45p SAN
Spirit Airlines direct (4h45m)
inbound: Jun 21, 2018
8:00p SAN » 12:25a DTW
Spirit Airlines direct (4h25m)
$304
outward: Aug 1, 2018
2:00p DTW » 6:45p SAN
Spirit Airlines direct (4h45m)
inbound: Aug 5, 2018
8:00p SAN » 12:25a DTW
Spirit Airlines direct (4h25m)
$304
outward: Jul 31, 2018
2:00p DTW » 6:45p SAN
Spirit Airlines direct (4h45m)
inbound: Aug 5, 2018
8:00p SAN » 12:25a DTW
Spirit Airlines direct (4h25m)
$308
outward: Jun 25, 2018
2:00p DTW » 6:45p SAN
Spirit Airlines direct (4h45m)
inbound: Jun 28, 2018
8:00p SAN » 12:25a DTW
Spirit Airlines direct (4h25m)
$309
outward: Jun 25, 2018
2:00p DTW » 6:45p SAN
Spirit Airlines direct (4h45m)
inbound: Jun 28, 2018
8:00p SAN » 12:25a DTW
Spirit Airlines direct (4h25m)
$309
outward: Jul 4, 2018
2:00p DTW » 6:45p SAN
Spirit Airlines direct (4h45m)
inbound: Jul 9, 2018
5:05a SAN » 11:53a DTW
Spirit Airlines 1 stop (6h48m)
$310
outward: Oct 25, 2018
4:58p DTW » 11:31p SAN
Spirit Airlines direct (6h33m)
inbound: Oct 30, 2018
5:06a SAN » 3:03p DTW
JetBlue 1 stop (9h57m)
$316
outward: Jun 25, 2018
2:00p DTW » 6:45p SAN
Spirit Airlines direct (4h45m)
inbound: Jun 29, 2018
12:35a SAN » 11:59p DTW
Spirit Airlines 1 stop (23h24m)
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Airlines operating flights from Detroit to San Diego

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Spirit Airlines
outbound: Aug 1, 2018
Spirit Airlines direct
return: Aug 5, 2018
Spirit Airlines 1 stop
Delta Air Lines
outbound: Aug 1, 2018
Delta Air Lines 1 stop
return: Aug 5, 2018
Delta Air Lines direct
Alaska Airlines
outbound: Aug 1, 2018
Alaska Airlines 1 stop
return: Aug 5, 2018
Alaska Airlines 1 stop

Travel tips for flights Detroit - San Diego

Information on San Diego
Route

Average flight duration: 4h35m (direct flight)

  • Arrival city:
  • San Diego, USA
  • Airport(s):
  • Lindbergh Field (SAN)
  • Local time:
  • May 23, 2018 9:12 PM, GMT-7
  • Departure city:
  • Detroit, USA
  • Airport(s):
  • Coleman A. Young Municipal Airport (DET)
  • Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (DTW)
  • Willow Run Airport (YIP)
  • Local time:
  • May 24, 2018 12:12 AM, GMT-4

Why travel by plane from Detroit to San Diego?

Driving from Detroit to San Diego covers a distance of around 2,400 miles and can take as long as 34 hours, or more, depending on traffic. Meanwhile, traveling by bus or train would take over two days. By comparison, non-stop flights from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne Country Airport to San Diego International Airport are available from Delta Air Lines, with a flight time of just 4h 45m; non-stop flights can be found with airlines including Spirit Airlines, Frontier Airlines and American Airlines. Even with a connection along the way, the flight time of less than 8 hours is still faster than other modes of transport.

What is there to see and do in San Diego?

The Californian city of San Diego boasts a warm climate and a number of beautiful beaches, which are popular with surfers and those looking to relax in the sun. Overlooking the Pacific Ocean, San Diego's 70 miles of coastline includes beaches such as La Jolla Cove, Swami's Beach, Pacific Beach and Mission Beach. Away from the sand and surf, the city is home to attractions including Balboa Park, the Cabrillo National Monument, and the iconic San Diego Zoo.