Cheap flights to Detroit

Flights to Detroit in 2022

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 17% potential price rise
Cheapest inMayBest time to find cheap flights, 4% potential price drop
Average price$1,848Average for return flights in January 2022
Return from$1,697From Sydney Kingsford Smith to Detroit
One-way from$985One-way flight from Sydney Kingsford Smith (SYD) to Detroit (DTT)

Cheap flights to Detroit in January, February 2022

The best prices found for DTT flights for January, February
27 Feb. - 20 Mar.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

2 stops

43h 55m
DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

24h 50m
$1,946

Air Canada

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Deal found 20/1/22

27 Feb. - 20 Mar.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

3 stops

36h 28m
DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

3 stops

38h 30m
$2,033

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 20/1/22

27 Feb. - 20 Mar.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

2 stops

32h 20m
DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

3 stops

38h 30m
$2,048

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 20/1/22

Detroit 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Detroit found for this year
9 May - 7 Jun.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

2 stops

38h 20m
DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

26h 40m
$1,697

Air Canada

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Deal found 19/1/22

19 Jan. - 25 Jan.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

3 stops

32h 34m
DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

3 stops

28h 36m
$1,813

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 18/1/22

19 Jan. - 25 Jan.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

3 stops

32h 34m
DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

34h 47m
$1,870

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 18/1/22

Can I fly to Detroit from Australia right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Australia to Detroit

Most visitors from Australia need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Detroit.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Australia must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Detroit.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Australia are not required to quarantine after entering Detroit.

Can I fly back to Australia from Detroit?

Returning to Australia from Detroit

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Detroit must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Australia.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Detroit are not required to quarantine after entering Australia.

When is the best time to fly to Detroit?

Average Detroit flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2022 and 2023 by month

SYD - DTT

Price

$1,108 - $2,289

DTT

Temperature

-4 - 23 °C

DTT

Precipitation

46 - 79 mm

July is typically the best time to fly to Detroit, but there are other times where great deals are available. If weather is an important factor for you when considering when to fly to Detroit, the warmest period tends to be July, with the wettest being August.

When is the best time to book a flight to Detroit?

The price you pay for your flight to Detroit may vary depending on when you book. For the best chance of a lower fare, look to book 60 days in advance of your trip. Fares are likely to increase a fortnight or so before your departure date.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Detroit?

Tuesday is currently, on average, the cheapest day to fly to Detroit. Flying on Sunday will result in higher flight prices.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Detroit?

To get the best value, try booking a flight in the evening when visiting Detroit. Generally the prices will increase for flights in the morning as these tend to have higher demand.

How long is the flight to Detroit?

Flights to Detroit, United States, take off from Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport (SYD) or Melbourne Airport (MEL). Flight duration for Detroit flight deals departing from Sydney can range from 24h 22min up to 57h 55min, depending on the number of layovers and time spent at airports between connecting flights. The number of layovers from Sydney to Detroit can be anywhere from one to three airports, which can add 39min to 22h 42min to the total transit time. All flights from Melbourne to Detroit require two layovers, and the outbound flight time can range from 52h 35min to 64h 35min, again also depending on the layover airports and time.

Where can you get direct flights to Detroit?

Unfortunately, there are currently no direct flights available from any of the major Australian cities to Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (DTW), Detroit. The major airlines that provide flights from Sydney to Detroit are Qatar Airways, Qantas Airways and United Airlines. Common layover locations on the Sydney to Detroit flight path include Doha (DOH), San Francisco (SFO), Denver (DEN), Houston (IAH) and Los Angeles (LAX). The Melbourne to Detroit flight path is primarily serviced by Qatar Airways via layovers in Doha (DOH), Chicago (ORD) or New York (JFK).

How do you get from Detroit Airport to the city centre?

Transport options for the commute into downtown Detroit from Detroit Metro Airport include hire cars, taxis and multiple bus routes. There is no short supply of car hire services available onsite, with household names such as Avis, Budget and Thrifty offering on-demand and pre-booked arrangements for a broad selection of vehicles. Irrespective of if you are arriving in Detroit via the McNamara Terminal or North Terminal, follow the signs to the Ground Transportation Center (Level Four) to the taxi services to catch a ride into downtown Detroit. For public transport options from the McNamara Terminal, be sure to keep an eye out for bus routes 125 and 280, at the pick-up location marked as ‘Municipal Transportation/Regular Scheduled Bus Service’ at the north end of the departures area. For passengers arriving via the North Terminal, route 125 is available from the Ground Transportation Center.

What are some things to do in Detroit?

Detroit may be better known as the home ground for the Detroit Lions, the Detroit Pistons and the Detroit Tigers; however, Detroit has more to offer than a rich sporting culture. For art and culture enthusiasts, the Detroit Institute of Arts and the Motown Museum are locations to add to the itinerary, offering a taste of artworks from classic to contemporary genres and a window into the history of the R&B and soul music scene, respectively. Detroit is best explored on foot to fully immerse yourself in what the city has to offer. An abundance of landmarks that are worth visiting are dotted around downtown; of notable mention are Belle Isle Park, Eastern Market, the Guardian Building and the Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly to Detroit?

An Electronic System for Travel Authorisation (ESTA) is required for travel to the United States. ESTA can be applied for via the ESTA official website (approximately A$ 18-20) and must be completed at least 72h prior to your scheduled departure. This is the Visa Waiver Program (VWP), which allows for travel to the US for tourism or business (90 days or less) without obtaining a visa. ESTA approval is required for travel to the United States under the VWP.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Detroit?

If you book a flight to Detroit, you will be flying into All airports, which is the city’s only airport. Detroit All airports (DTT) is located 0.9 km from the center of Detroit.

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