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Amazing American Airlines DTW to SFO Flight Deals

The cheapest flights to San Francisco Intl. found within the past 7 days were $282 round trip and $141 one way. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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FAQs about American Airlines Flights from DTW to SFO

What terminal is American Airlines at Detroit Metro Airport?

Before you set off from Detroit, MI (DTW-Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County) to San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.) with American Airlines, it might be a good idea to get in touch with the airline to find out your terminal information. While your boarding pass should hold some of the details, we can't guarantee it.

Are there American Airlines non-stop flights from DTW to SFO?

There are no direct flights with American Airlines from Detroit, MI (DTW-Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County) to San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.). You will have at least one stopover, so use this time to stretch out your legs before your next flight.

How long is an American Airlines flight from DTW to SFO?

Enjoy some in-flight shut-eye and begin your vacation well-rested. You'll have plenty of time to do so when traveling with American Airlines between DTW and SFO, with the flight taking about 6 hours and 47 minutes.

How many direct and indirect flights does American Airlines fly from DTW to SFO?

If you'd like to book a jaunt from DTW to SFO, you can select from roughly 4 American Airlines flights each day.

If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I change my booking to a later date?

For more info about changing your flight to San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.), please visit our Customer Service Portal.

What is the best day to buy a plane ticket?

This just in! Airfares offered on Tuesdays tend to be the cheapest, according to flight demand on Travelocity in 2019. Wednesday and Friday prices are also good, but you may want to prepare your budget if booking on a Monday, as data shows the start of the week is when prices are generally at their highest.

What are the cheapest days to fly?

Frequent travelers may already know this, but earlier in the week can be the cheapest time to fly. In 2019, flights departing on a Tuesday were generally the cheapest of the week, whereas you may pay a premium for weekend flights when demand is usually high. On average, tickets were most expensive for Saturday departures, so if you need to fly out on a weekend, you might look for deals ahead of time.

How far in advance can you book a flight?

Trying to figure out how early you should book your flight? It's possible to start comparing international airfares on Travelocity up to 12 months in advance. However, it does depend on the carrier as not all airlines release their prices that far out. According to our 2019 flight demand trends, last minute planners can still bag a bargain with some of the cheapest fares appearing 1-2 weeks prior to their travel dates.

How can I save money on airline tickets?

We'll let you in on a secret...You can save big on flights if you mix and match your airlines and fare types. In fact, travelers who booked flights on Travelocity in 2019 saved nearly 50% when their return flights consisted of two different airlines or fare types.

*According to flight demand on Travelocity.com from January to December 2019. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.