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Route Information for Flights from Detroit to Fort Lauderdale

Origin Airport IATA Code DTT
Destination Airport IATA Code FLL
Distance 1148 mi
Direct Flight Airlines American Airlines, KLM, Air France, LATAM Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Iberia, Korean Air
Earliest Flight Arrival 1:04PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival 10:10PM UTC

From Detroit to Fort Lauderdale

Make your trip from Detroit to Fort Lauderdale a simple one by doing your planning in advance using Orbitz.com. With Orbitz.com, you can reserve everything from your flight to your rental car on a single site, handling all the details for your trip with just a few clicks. Once in Fort Lauderdale, you'll be able to enjoy its historic riverfront, shop on Las Olas Boulevard or just relax on the beaches that have helped to make the city a major destination for millions of tourists.

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport

Located about 20 miles from the center of Detroit, the Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport provides domestic and international air services for the Detroit area. The city's Smart Bus transit system offers a bus connection that you can ride from the downtown area to the airport for only $2.50, although the bus trip will take about 2 hours to complete. Taxis are metered, but an average fare should be about $35 for the same trip and traveling this way will take approximately 40 minutes. If you're driving to the airport, parking costs start at $10 a day.

Airlines flying from Detroit to Fort Lauderdale include AirTran, Spirit Airlines, US Airways, Delta Air Lines, United Airlines and American Airlines. Before you take off for Ft. Lauderdale, you may want to have a meal at one of the airport's restaurants. In the McNamara Terminal you can choose from sandwiches at Charley's grill, hamburgers at Fuddruckers or Japanese cuisine at Musashi. In the North terminal, there's a McDonald's, a Ruby Tuesday and a TGI Friday's.

Fort Lauderdale

Fort Lauderdale lies on the southern Atlantic coast of the United States in the state of Florida. Toward the end of the 20th century, Fort Lauderdale was considered the premier destination for college students on their spring break. The tourists who visit the city now, however, tend to be a bit more traditional, spending time in upscale resorts and spending more time on relaxation than constantly throwing parties.

Things to Know about Fort Lauderdale

Flights into Fort Lauderdale arrive at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, located about 3 miles from the central business district of the city. Travel to the center of town from the airport by taxi will cost about $12, and the journey will take approximately 10 minutes.

The peak season for visiting this city is from January to April. The weather is mild in this period, with average high temperatures around 70 degrees Fahrenheit. Dress during this period of the year should be light. Bring a light jacket with you, though, as cold snaps do occur, and temperatures can drop significantly.

There's plenty to do in Fort Lauderdale. To experience the city's nightlife, you might choose to go to the Las Olas Riverfront. Alternatively, during the day, Los Olas Boulevard provides a place to shop, with a wide variety of specialty stores that cater to a visitor's every need. If you're looking for a bit of excitement, try the Gulfstream Park and Casino. Live performances are also available at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts throughout the year. If you'd prefer to just spend the day relaxing, the city has several beaches where you can soak up a bit of Florida sun.

A Trip to Remember

Fort Lauderdale's reputation as a vacation destination is well earned. After a quick trip through the airport in Detroit, it's a direct flight to Fort Lauderdale's airport where you're a short cab ride from your final destination in the city. Once there, you can begin enjoying everything from the casino to the beaches. Along with your flight from Detroit to Fort Lauderdale, you can find out more about available attractions in the area using Orbitz.com, enabling you to plan out your trip before you leave.

Flights from Detroit to Fort Lauderdale - Frequently Asked Questions

Am I able to catch a flight from Detroit to Fort Lauderdale now?

Check out the Covid-19 Travel Advisor for the most up-to-date info on travel restrictions and quarantine requirements when catching a flight from Detroit to Fort Lauderdale.

Are there non-stop flights from Detroit to Fort Lauderdale?

Two carriers offer direct flights from Metro Airport to Fort Lauderdale, FL Airport (FLL-Fort Lauderdale - Hollywood Intl.) — Delta and Spirit Airlines. They'll take you to your destination quickly and comfortably.

What is the shortest flight from Detroit to Fort Lauderdale?

The shortest flight time from Detroit to Fort Lauderdale is around 3 hours and 38 minutes. Grab a wine from the drink cart, go over your travel itinerary or finish that podcast — you'll have plenty of time on this medium-haul trip.

What airlines fly from Detroit to Fort Lauderdale most frequently?

Consider booking a flight with Delta (DL), which flies frequently along this route. This airline offers 156 flights each month between Detroit, MI Airport (DTW-Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County) and Fort Lauderdale - Hollywood Intl. Airport (FLL). Also check out the fares available with Spirit Airlines (NK). Offering 121 flights every month between Detroit and Fort Lauderdale, they make the journey just as enjoyable as the destination.

If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Fort Lauderdale?

We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it's good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans to Fort Lauderdale have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you'll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.

Are there flights to Fort Lauderdale with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Fort Lauderdale without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the "no change fees" filter and book with confidence.

What is the cheapest day of the week to fly?

Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2020 shows that Monday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Tuesday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.

What is the cheapest month to fly?

We won't keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data the cheapest month to fly is August. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a break from it all before the weather changes. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly is the height of summer, with ticket prices peaking in the month of June.

How can I save money on flights?

To really save big on your next vacation, think outside the box. Select two different airlines or fare types for your return trip and you'll generally get a much better deal. Those who tried this on Orbitz in 2020 saved up to 45% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2020. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

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