Flights from Detroit to Fort Myers, FL

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Departure Tue, 20 Mar Return Thu, 22 Mar
DTW Detroit
RSW Fort Myers, FL
return from $183
Departure Thu, 19 Apr Return Mon, 23 Apr
DTW Detroit
RSW Fort Myers, FL
return from $241
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Visit Fort Myers and experience the best of Southwest Florida, from quiet beaches to historic estates.
Local currency and cost comparison
Local, one-way ticket

Trains in Fort Myers, FL are 25% cheaper than in Detroit.

Fort Myers, FL
Mid-priced restaurant

The average meal is 13% more expensive in Fort Myers, FL than in Detroit.

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Standard daytime start rate

Taxis are 41% more expensive in Fort Myers, FL than in Detroit.

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Regular cappuccino

Coffee in Fort Myers, FL is 2% cheaper than in Detroit.

Fort Myers, FL
( Detroit airports
  • ? Detroit Metro (DTW)
    How far from city center: 17 miles
  • ? Detroit City (DET)
    How far from city center: 6 miles
  • ? Willow Run (YIP)
    How far from city center: 18 miles
) Fort Myers, FL airports
  • ? Sw Florida (RSW)
    How far from city center: 11 miles
L Distance: 1086 miles

Going to and from the airports

Flights from Detroit

Detroit is the most crowded city in the state of Michigan. It is primarily known for its car and music industries (Motown). The city is served by the Detroit Metropolitan Airport or DTW ranked the 19th busiest in the US with more than 33 million passengers passing through. There are two terminals and 131 gates at the airport for departures and arrivals: McNamara Terminal and North Terminal. Both terminals have domestic and international flights.

The airport serves almost 140 non-stop destinations including several flights to Fort Myers. Thirteen scheduled airlines operate from DTW including Delta, American Airlines, Air Canada, Jet Blue, Lufthansa, Spirit and United.

Travelling to Detroit airport

DTW can be reached by taking the I-94 E if you intend to return your rental car at the airport; it will take you 35-40 minutes. For the budget-savvy travelers, the public bus is a good option. The Metro Detroit Area Transport (SMART) bus stops at the two terminals. Hop on Route 125 which stops at the North and McNamara Terminal. Route 280 also serves the North Terminal. The ride will take up to 1.5 hours or more. Taxis, shared rides, courtesy hotel shuttles and sedans are alternative options of getting to the airport to catch flights from Detroit to Fort Myers.

Reaching Fort Myers, FL

Fort Myers is one of the top travel destinations in Florida and is favored for its beaches, shopping and family-friendly entertainment. It is also known as the place where inventors Thomas Edison and Henry Ford built their winter homes, now converted into museums. Visit the Edison and Ford Winter Estates that house a museum and botanical garden. Relax at Bunche Beach with the family or get close to nature by exploring the Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve. Whether it is shopping you have in mind at the Fort Myers River District or outdoor fun at the Lakes Regional Park, there is something suitable for everyone to see and do.

Getting to the city center

Fort Myers Airport services Southwest Florida arrivals and departures. To reach Downtown Historic District by car, you have to join the I-75 N and FL-80 W. Alternatively, take the Terminal Access Road and the I-75 N to reach the city center. Depending on traffic conditions, the trip will take you 30-40 minutes. Another way to get to Southwest Florida International Airport is to ride the bus operated by LeeTran. It has a bus service from designated transfer points (Daniel's Parkway and US 41) to town. Other ways to go to the city include taxis, shared rides, rental cars and courtesy shuttles.

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