dtw-to-psp

 

The cheapest times to fly from DTW to PSP are

  • January 1st to February 25th (except the week of February 12th)
  • April 23rd to May 6th
  • May 21st to June 3rd
  • July 9th to September 23rd (except the week of July 23rd)

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from DTW to PSP is late January. Prices can be as high as $822 for Sunday flights during late December, or as low as $328 for Tuesday flights around late January.

 

When to Fly to Palm Springs

Flying from Detroit, MI (DTW) to Palm Springs, CA (PSP) will usually cost between $354 to $613 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $387. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $568. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $181 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $439 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DTW to PSP flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the DTW to PSP route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

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DTW to PSP Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DTW to PSP flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Detroit. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.15, which is far below average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $158 (30%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $371. Return trip prices are from the PSP to DTW flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Return Day Prices

 

Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from DTW to PSP can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 22 minutes may not be realistic.

 

Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from DTW to PSP while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) in Los Angeles, CA

  • 109 miles (175 km) away from PSP
  • Usually 22.10% less expensive than PSP
  • Nonstop flights available

See DTW to LAX flights

Destination alternative #2: Yuma MCAS/Yuma International Airport (YUM) in Yuma, AZ

  • 137 miles (220 km) away from PSP
  • Usually 12.07% less expensive than PSP
  • 1-layover flights available

See DTW to YUM flights

Destination alternative #3: Bob Hope Airport (BUR) in Burbank, CA

  • 109 miles (175 km) away from PSP
  • Usually 11.62% less expensive than PSP
  • 1-layover flights available

See DTW to BUR flights

Destination alternative #4: San Diego International Airport (SAN) in San Diego, CA

  • 85 miles (137 km) away from PSP
  • Usually 10.14% less expensive than PSP
  • Nonstop flights available

See DTW to SAN flights

Destination alternative #5: Ontario International Airport (ONT) in Ontario, CA

  • 65 miles (105 km) away from PSP
  • Usually 5.01% less expensive than PSP
  • 1-layover flights available

See DTW to ONT flights

Destination alternative #6: John Wayne-Orange County Airport (SNA) in Santa Ana, CA

  • 79 miles (127 km) away from PSP
  • Usually 3.53% less expensive than PSP
  • Nonstop flights available

See DTW to SNA flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from DTW to PSP? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, JetBlue, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Palm Springs International Airport to Detroit Metro Wayne County Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1881 miles or 3027 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from DTW to PSP?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DTW to PSP flight is about 4 hour 22 minutes.

How many flights go between Detroit, MI and Palm Springs, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 66 available flights from DTW to PSP.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination code DTW
Origination airport name Detroit Metro Wayne County Airport
City Detroit, MI
Country the United States
Latitude 42.2
Longitude -83.4

Return Airport

Destination code PSP
Destination airport name Palm Springs International Airport
City Palm Springs, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 33.8
Longitude -116.5

 

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