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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 inJulyHigh demand for flights, 15% potential price rise
Cheapest inSeptemberBest time to find cheap flights, 3% potential price drop
Average price£685Average for round-trip flights in May 2022
Round-trip from£527From London to Detroit All airports
One-way from£8One-way flight from London to Detroit (DTT)

Cheap flights to Detroit in May, June 2022

The best prices found for DTW flights for May, June
17 May - 27 May
£553pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Finnair
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Finnair
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
17 May - 27 May
£554pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Finnair
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Finnair
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
8 Jun - 15 Jun
£555pp
LHR
London Heathrow
JetBlue
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
JetBlue
 
1 STOP
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London Heathrow

Detroit 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Detroit found for this year
21 Sep - 27 Sep
£507pp
LGW
London Gatwick
JetBlue
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
JetBlue
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
20 Sep - 27 Sep
£524pp
LGW
London Gatwick
JetBlue
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
JetBlue
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
16 Aug - 19 Sep
£527pp
LGW
London Gatwick
JetBlue
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
JetBlue
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick

Last minute flights to Detroit

Late deals on return flights to Detroit, departing today and this week
21 May - 31 May
£587pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Finnair
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Finnair
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
23 May - 13 Jun
£590pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Finnair
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Finnair
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
26 May - 30 May
£630pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Finnair
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Finnair
 
1 STOP
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London Heathrow

COVID Restrictions

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Can I fly to Detroit from United Kingdom right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from United Kingdom to Detroit

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from United Kingdom must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Detroit.

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

Can I fly back to United Kingdom from Detroit?

Returning to United Kingdom from Detroit

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Detroit are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering United Kingdom.

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

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Cheapest prices for Detroit flights by month

The cheapest ticket to Detroit found for each month in 2022 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.
January
£592
February
£620
March
£645
April
£703
May
£657
June
£652
July
£716
August
£719
September
£650
October
£660
November
£648
December
£646

When is the best time to fly to Detroit?

Average Detroit flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2022 and 2023 by month.
LON - DTT
Price
£586 - £1,040
DTT
Temperature
1 - 29 °C
DTT
Rainfall
63 - 96 mm

Winters in Detroit are bitter cold and snowy, with icy winds and temperatures from just below freezing and even dropping to -11 C. Spring is damp and chilly with temperatures ranging from around -1 to 20 degrees Celsius. June starts to get warm, and July and August are hot and humid with temperatures around 27-32C. The September and October temperatures start to go down to the mid-teens to mid-20s and can be very pleasant. July tends to be the hottest month and January the coldest.

Peak Seasons:

Summer is the most popular time to visit the Midwest and the Great Lakes. During July and August visitors will find it harder to find cheap flights to Detroit. July and August host many great events to enjoy such as the Meijer All-American Jam at the Taylor Summer Festival, Michigan Jazz Festival, the Common Ground Music Festival, The Great Lakes Folk Festival and the Michigan State Fair.

Autumn foliage season starts around mid-September, and the colours reach their peak by mid-October.

Off Season:

Winter and early spring is the off season; however, despite the bitter winters, visitors book flights to Michigan for downhill skiing.

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

Booking 47 days in advance of your planned departure date is, on average, the best time to get cheap flights to Detroit. The general trend is that the closer you book to the departure date, the more expensive your flight will be.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Detroit?

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

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Detroit?

Flights in the evening are typically the cheapest time of the day to fly to Detroit. Flights in the morning are usually the most expensive.

Detroit overview

Grab the keys to your Model T and turn up the Motown music as you drive through Motor City. While your flight to Detroit might be music-less, there’s no stopping the beat once you hit the streets. Detroit got its nickname, “Motor City,” after Henry Ford rolled the first car off the assembly line in Detroit. Today, Detroit is still centre for automobile production but there’s more than Ford Thunderbirds and classic Mustangs gracing this city.

Tourists booking a holiday in Detroit will find themselves in the entertainment hub of the Midwest. Many travellers head straight to Hitsville USA, where the Motown Sound comes to life and continues to play. But there are other attractions for visitors to Detroit. The Detroit Museum of Art and the Renaissance Centre are popular with tourists, while sports fans will want to book flights to Detroit during football season and cheer on the NFL Lions, or during hockey season and root for the Detroit Red Wings.

How long is the flight to Detroit?

Flights from the United Kingdom to Detroit, United States take 10h-14h on average. The quickest flight from Manchester Airport takes 10h 55m while the quickest flight from London Gatwick Airport is just 13h 40m. If you’re leaving from Edinburgh Airport, the shortest flight offered to Detroit Metro Airport takes 10h 36m. Cheaper flights can take up to 30h from Manchester, 23h from London, and 28h from Edinburgh.

Where can you get direct flights to Detroit from?

Unfortunately, there are no direct flights available from the United Kingdom to Detroit. Luckily, you can find several one-stop flights at most airports. KLM and Virgin Atlantic offer one-stop flights from Manchester Airport with a stop at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. Finnair and American Airlines both provide flights leaving from Edinburgh Airport that stops at Philadelphia International Airport. You can also find one-stop Detroit flight deals leaving from London by KLM and Virgin Atlantic with a layover at Orlando International Airport. Depending on the airline, you can even find one-stop flights from Glasgow Airport and Birmingham Airport that stop at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol.

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

The Detroit Metro Airport is located just 26 miles away from the city centre which can easily be reached by taxi, public transportation, or car rental. You can take the Route 125 SMART bus from the North Terminal down to Fort Street-Eureka Road, or you can take the FAST Route 261 bus to Michigan Avenue in downtown Detroit. On Level 4 of the Ground Transportation Center, you can find taxis and a complimentary shuttle service to take you to the rental car campus which is located in the Northeast corner of Detroit Metro Airport.

What are some things to do in Detroit?

Detroit is filled with many things to do, see, and explore. One of them being the Detroit Institute of Arts which houses a number of exhibits ranging from mummies to African American art. The Motown Museum is also a popular attraction among tourists who love music. You can even head down to the Detroit RiverFront to relax, walk around, or take in the views of Canada from across the border. Belle Isle Park is another must-see site that sits on 987 acres of land where you can find a museum, aquarium, conservatory, zoo, fountain, and much more. Plenty of tours are provided as well to help you easily explore the city of Detroit and learn about its history. Other popular attractions to visit in the area include the Detroit Historical Museum, Comerica Park, Eastern Market, and The Guardian Building.

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

If you plan on staying for less than 90 days, you don’t need a visa to fly to Detroit, but you do need a valid passport, a return-trip ticket, and proof of financial solvency. You will also be required to fill out the Visa Waiver Form upon arrival. If you plan on staying longer than 90 days, you’ll have to apply for a visa at the United States embassy or consulates in the United Kingdom which can take a few days up to a few months to process.

Getting around Detroit

Getting from the Airport to the City

Detroit Metro Airport (DTW) is located 26 miles west of the city. Visitors generally drive from the airport to the city centre, and there are car rental agencies both on and off the airport. Taxi services to the centre and public transport options are also available. The Ground Transportation page of the airport website has detailed information.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Detroit?

Most people fly into Detroit All airports (DTT) if they book a flight to Detroit. All airports is conveniently located just 0.6 mi from Detroit’s city centre.

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