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More About Flying To Tampa from Detroit

Route Information for Flights from Detroit to Tampa

Origin Airport IATA Code DTT
Destination Airport IATA Code TPA
Distance 985 mi
Direct Flight Airlines KLM, Air France, Delta Air Lines, Korean Air, Spirit Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival 1:00PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival 12:57AM UTC

Travel from Detroit to Tampa

Flights between Detroit and Tampa are popular for both business travelers and those on vacation. Tampa is a city with a thriving business district and a wide variety of cultural activities. Use Orbitz.com to locate the best deals on airline tickets from Detroit to Tampa.

Detroit, Michigan

The Detroit Metro Airport is the busiest airport in Michigan. It is located approximately 21 miles from downtown Detroit, on Airport Drive. Ten airlines, including Delta and Southwest Airlines, offer flights from Detroit to Tampa.

For travelers arriving in personal automobiles, the airport provides more than 19,000 on-site parking spots. The Green Lot is used for long-term parking, and free shuttles are available to and from the main terminal. There are many options for individuals who require transportation to the airport. Limos and sedans are available for rent by the day or by the hour, and taxis are available at metered rates from anywhere in the city. Detroit's SMART bus is available at various stops in the city at inexpensive flat rates. Travelers who want to eat before boarding can choose from a variety of restaurants and concessions stands in the airport. Starbucks offers a variety of blended coffees and bakery items, and Burger King has a selection of breakfast items, including biscuits and juice.

Tampa, Florida

Tampa is one of the largest cities in the state of Florida, situated to the west, along the Gulf Coast. Tampa features expansive beaches and several bodies of fresh water, making it a great place to visit for those who enjoy the outdoors.

Experience Tampa, Florida

Those traveling from Detroit to Tampa will arrive at the Tampa International Airport. The airport is located approximately 15 minutes from downtown, on George Bean Parkway. There are several transportation options available for those arriving at the airport. The Hillsborough Area Regional Transit system offers inexpensive transportation to a variety of places in the city, and Greyhound, Red Coach and Alltour buses are available for large groups. Taxis are the most expensive method of travel in the city. They offer metered rides to all surrounding areas of Tampa. Rental cars are available at the airport, and limos can be rented by the hour or by the day.

Tampa has a humid, subtropical climate, with summer daytime temperatures averaging around 90 degrees Fahrenheit. Winters are mild, with temperatures around 70 degrees Fahrenheit. Whether visiting in summer or winter, Tampa has a wide variety of things to see and do. Take a canoe escape on the Hillsborough River to explore local plant and animal culture, or attend a concert at the David A. Straz Center for the Performing Arts. The center offers concerts and performances throughout the year. The Florida Aquarium is located in downtown Tampa and is a great getaway spot for families. Visitors can swim with the fish or dive with the sharks.

Making the Most Out of Tampa

Tampa is a city filled with cultural diversity and many activities for travelers. With a variety of daily flights from Detroit to Tampa, a trip to Tampa is easy. Use Orbitz.com to book both international and domestic flights to any destination, including Tampa. Orbitz can help individuals locate the best deals in accommodations and car rentals and can locate flights from Detroit to Tampa.

Flights from Detroit to Tampa - Frequently Asked Questions

Am I able to catch a flight from Detroit to Tampa now?

If you're worried about quarantine requirements and travel restrictions when catching a flight from Detroit to Tampa, check out our Covid-19 Travel Advisor.

Are there non-stop flights from Detroit to Tampa?

Start packing those bags, because there are a couple of carriers that operate direct flights from Metro Airport to TPA. Check out the deals with Delta and Spirit Airlines.

What is the shortest flight from Detroit to Tampa?

With the trip from Detroit to Tampa taking a minimum of 3 hours and 24 minutes, you'll have enough time to kick back and enjoy the experience. Grab an in-flight wine or two and get cozy in your seat with a riveting novel or movie.

What airlines fly from Detroit to Tampa most frequently?

There are a couple of airlines offering the most frequent flights from DTW to TPA, including Delta (DL). Popular with travelers, it operates 156 flights on this route every month. If you can't find the right flight for you there, look into Spirit Airlines (NK). This carrier is a fantastic alternative and offers 91 flights between Detroit and Tampa every month.

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

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 Tampa 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 Tampa with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Tampa 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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