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June Most popular time to fly with an average 27% increase in price.

Average price round-trip

$332 (avg. price over the last 2 weeks)

Good deal round-trip

$290 or less

Good deal one-way

$218 or less

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  • Looking for a cheap flight? 25% of our users found flights on this route for $218 or less one-way and $290 or less round-trip.
  • The cheapest flight from Detroit to Albany was found 33 days before departure, on average.
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  • High season is considered to be May, June and July. The cheapest month to fly is August.
  • Morning departure is around 70% more expensive than an evening flight, on average*.
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Top 3 airlines serving Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County to Albany Intl

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Delta
Overall score based on 29,033 reviews
8.1
Boarding
7.8
Comfort
8.5
Crew
7.8
Entertainment
7.5
Food
Airline reviews

Pros: "Very friendly cabin attendants. Especially Irene."
Cons: "Food was poor. I would prefer a good piece of cheese or fruit."

Pros: "Very professional."

Cons: "No US airline seems to have figured out how to board without long line in the jetway. But not a big deal."

Pros: "Nothing. They lost the plane so we couldn’t even fly out"
Cons: "Finding the plane"

Pros: "Safe and fast journey."
Cons: "Vegan options for everything."

Cons: "They sent my luggage to a completely different state! Now I have to wait till it gets to LGA and then they’ll send it to me."

Cons: "Sat on tarmac for 20 mins because we were early..."

Cons: "Broken plane. Why not take better care?"

Cons: "Great"

Cons: "B.S. all the Delta Boarding groups. Geez, have you lost all common sense! C'mon... I understand the ill/med conditions passengers. How about 1 kid, then 2 kids then 3 kids, w/ cataracts, bladder probelems, Platinum, Gold, Silver, Paper, Plus 1, Plus 2, Main Cabin 1, 2 and 3."

Cons: "The coffee could’ve tasted better."

Pros: "It was quick"
Cons: "The head sets cost $2 There wasn’t food served It was very cramped."

Pros: "Friendly fast service to Albany"
Cons: "The EXTRA upgrade price from coach was a little bit better than economy coach but not much."

Cons: "WiFi"

Cons: "No meal option and my video screen volume did not work"

Cons: "Being on time"

Pros: "Everything went smoothly. Baggage was at carousel before we were, a first."
Cons: "Everything was fine."

Pros: "Nicer plane"
Cons: "One stewardess almonds mowed me down with cart"

Pros: "Quick and easy."

Pros: "Pleasant."
Cons: "It was scheduled so late at night."

Cons: "Crowded seatibg"

Pros: "My upgrade was fabulous!"

Pros: "Excellent very good"
Cons: "Good service excellent"

Cons: "Food."

Pros: "Quick service, good information."
Cons: "Not applicable, it was a good flight."

Pros: "Newer plane, even though it was a short flight there was a choice of movies and tv shows. Crew was very nice."

Pros: "Not much to like"
Cons: "Poor customer service, panicking customers for nothing and just general lack of consideration for paying customers. Definite turn off to Delta. Not planning to use this airline agaon"

Cons: "Layover"

Cons: "I had to buy a ticket on Southwest to get where I needed to go. So a wasted trip, wasted time and Southwest came through immediately after I had told them the situation. I'll be using them much more now."

Pros: "ditto above"
Cons: "ditto above"

Pros: "Nothing bad and nothing particularly good."

Cons: "Hard to get comfortable even in easy comfort but easy comfort is better than typica arats."

Cons: "Goog"

Pros: "on time, clean, prompt."

Pros: "Updated plane, movies are old but a verity"
Cons: "Lost two pieces of luggage"

Pros: "Very professionals"
Cons: "N/A"

Pros: "Able to watch an interview. Then part of a movie which makes the time fly."
Cons: "Late departure. Late arrival. So I got my car and landed in terrible traffic. Which I had hoped to avoid."

Pros: "I appreciated the kindness of the staff at each of our stops. From beginning to end they were polite, helpful, and kind!"

Cons: "Seating was tight"

Cons: "Plane was hot but that seems common for these small planes during the summer."

Pros: "The crew is always great. I liked the environment was cooler. It doesn't need to be refrigerator cold but keeping things on the cooler side is helpful."
Cons: "Boarding class and queuing for boarding is always a clusterf***. People will crowd the gate and board with the wrong class and that creates anxiety and leads to edginess. If a system could be worked out and enforced that would help."

Pros: "On line customer service was very courteous and helpful."
Cons: "We waited overnight in the airport without even an offer of accommodations, toothbrushes, meal vouchers, etc."

Pros: "Airplane was good, boarding was fast."
Cons: "Did not have the fruit and cheese plate."

Pros: "Very friendly and efficient. Food was hot and red wine excellent."

Pros: "No issues"

Cons: "Made me check a small bag and let others carry on 2 and3 bags very rude"

Pros: "I enjoyed not having a layover."
Cons: "I do not like being charged to bring a bag. I feel like a 560 fee should include a bag."

Pros: "Arriving and departing flights were at totally opposite ends of airport"

Pros: "...see above..."

Cons: "Nice"

Cons: "Flight was totally full... At least everyone had a mask on American does not space seats like Delta does I will be taking Delta whenever possible"

Cons: "Did not allow use of exit rows to improve social distancing (those seats “not in my class of service“). Flight was crowded."

Pros: "Attendants were nice and cordial and made the flight seem like a breeze."
Cons: "Wish the plane was little bigger and not overbooked. It’s not good with people who have claustrophobia and bad anxiety."

Cons: "I bought WiFi for my iPhone on the flight and could barely use it because it kept kicking me off and was super slow."

Cons: "I think boarding from rear would facilitate faster boarding And eliminate people blocking Aisle ( standing in aisle and digging In their carryons preventing people From finding their seats further down the aisle. Also people with a connecting flight Pressed for time on their next flight Departure...Should be allowed to deplane first..so they don't miss their next flight."

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Foot room. Baggage room. Entertainment. Service"

Cons: "Hard to say...it seemed good. I would have liked complementary baggage check"

Cons: "Nothing"

Pros: "Comfortable seats & fast boarding"

Pros: "Smooth ride"

Cons: "In a perfect world, no 2-hour delay."

Cons: "O prematurely had to check my carry on when there was room to bring it on board with me"

Pros: "Accommodation to any concerns"

Pros: "The snacks."
Cons: "This was the worst flight I've ever been on. Delayed 7 hours. Made it to deicing pad only to be told we needed to turn back to the gate due to technical issues. Kept being told 15 more minutes until departure."

Pros: "good"

Pros: "It was on time. I liked the head rests on the seats."

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Many things Food Services Entertainment"

Cons: "There was a lot of announcements on the very early flight trying to get people to signup for a credit card...too early for all those unimportant announcements :("

Cons: "Disgusting attitude from the flight attendant. She laughed at me when i told her i was transgender"

Pros: "Perfect"

Pros: "It’s a jet"
Cons: "Boarding terrible at DCA, seats cramped"

Pros: "Easy check in."
Cons: "Service staff was friendly enough; maybe I’m used to southwest. As someone who is anxious to fly smiling faces are always appreciate."

Pros: "Lots of legroom in the exit row"

Pros: "All good"

Pros: "The seats were comfortable, the entertainment selections in the screen on the seat back were great, loved that there was more than one outlet for plugging in devices to charge, the sunset/sunrise lighting effect was really near"
Cons: "I honestly cannot come up with something that I did not lie"

Cons: "The boarding passes I printed out at home could not be scanned at the airport. This also happened last time I flew. There are words printed thru the optical."

Cons: "Airbus seems to have completely minimalized all legroom for persons over 6 feet."

Pros: "Friendly, efficient"

Pros: "Quiet, easy to sleep on"
Cons: "Running late, but only by 30 mins. Better than it could have been!"

Pros: "Boarding"
Cons: "Wait for Baggage and 20+ mins getting to gate after we landed"

Cons: "30 minutes late taking off. Therefore arrived late."

Pros: "Sears are comfortable and the entertainment is great as well."
Cons: "Not much to dislike."

Pros: "Comfort"
Cons: "Nothing at all"

Pros: ". ."

Pros: "Flight was quick- onboard entertainment (streaming videos to your device) was cool...but the back of the plane is pretty bumpy and there was a lot of turbulance."

Pros: "Everything was on time"
Cons: "Not enough room between seats"

Pros: "The least service I have seen among all the airlines I have traveled so far"

Pros: "Friendly staff"
Cons: "They lost my luggage and that was horrible but they delivered it to my hotel which was nice."

Pros: "Seats were comfortable, the plane was clean, and all flights left and landed as scheduled. Actually, they landed and unloaded is early! Would recommend if you don't mind paying extra $25 to check a bag."
Cons: "That no checked bags are included in the flight costs. They didn't hide this or surprise me, but just a dislike."

Pros: "Flight was on time with no problems. Had to check my carry on due to lack of space but my bag arrived quickly at my destination so this was not a big deal."
Cons: "Boarding is always a free for all. Even though passengers are called in groups no one listens and the boarding process never seems very efficient."

Pros: "The plane was clean, a/c worked well. Stewardesses offered food and drinks several times. Pilot repeatedly came over the intercom with updates on the flight."
Cons: "There was an annoying rattling noize coming from above my seat near the roof and wall."

Pros: "Loved that he was upfront with all of us that it would be a bumpy flight after about 20 minutes, which he was correct and very accurate."
Cons: "I thought his delivery sounded a little more "worrisome" than it needed to be. I thought that he could have expressed the same sentiment, while sounding more confident in his ability and more soothing for folks like me who despise turbulence:)"

Pros: "Everyone was amazing. Helpful. Kind professional"

Pros: "It was successful."
Cons: "Nothing"

Pros: "The flight overall. Also, it landed early."
Cons: "In Charlotte, they had to deplane on the tarmac and my daughter had a crutch, so she had to sit on the steps to go down them."

Pros: "Timelines"
Cons: "Turbulence, not there fault"

Cons: "Chaotic boarding Multiple delays Unfriendly ground staff"

Cons: "Flight was canceled with no option to leave until the next day"

Cons: "Flight was changed without notice did NOT go to Charlotte instead flew Detroit to Dallas! To Tampa- a little out of the way. After we were checked in and ready to board I then got a call to notify me the flight was changed. Boarding was awful made me check small carry on when there was several open over-head compartments and several others were walking in with two + carry ons. How do you explain that? I will NEVER fly American Airlines again. The airplane from Dallas to Tampa was ancient, a little scary to even think it was still in the air. The air conditioning was minimal I could hear other passengers complaining it was extremely uncomfortable."

Cons: "Little planes need an interior restoration to make them look better."

Pros: "Yes"

Pros: "Seat good, boarding good"
Cons: "It was terribly cold, was not even offered snacks, the one steward was chomping on his gum very unprofessional on checking in"

Pros: "Crew was friendly and helpful. Inter Seat spacing was not convenient."
Cons: "Ensuring seat in front of me was fixed to ensure it doesn’t over recline"

Cons: "It took 45 minutes for the luggage to arrive at the carousel, and they sent it to the wrong carousel. Not sure if it was at the other one the whole time, or just took that long."

Pros: "The hotel price did not include taxes breakfast"

Pros: "It was efficient."
Cons: "Crew wasn’t too friendly but not unpleasant either."

Cons: "We flew dtw to Frankfort we"

Cons: "Worst customer service ever."

Cons: "Rude crew members."

Cons: "We were supposed to leave but had to wait on the runway. And I was a little cold , and the air was stale. Other than that it was great."

Cons: "Confusing carryon regulations. Said “no carryons” so I repacked & when arrived at gate EVERYONE had full sized carryons...!"

Pros: "Great trip only 1 stop no layover"
Cons: "Comfort of seats loading and unloading plane"

Pros: "Good"
Cons: "Nothing"

Cons: "2 hours delay"

Cons: "The rules of basic economy are far too restricted"

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "We wasted six hours at the airport to find out we would not get to our first destination in time to catch our jointing flights. Then they had to rebook us the next day and our luggage it was sent to Chicago . It was not a good experience at all just very frustrated and we missed a day of vacation"

Pros: "The touch down was smooth."
Cons: "Revise your website to state accurately of the luggage allowance. I watched the people in distress because their carry on was a little too bulky."

Cons: "United flights always delayed!"

Pros: "On time"
Cons: "No wifi"

Pros: "Nothing I won't be flying united again!"
Cons: "The lady at the gate when boarding was not friendly and was not willing to help us get seats together. I was traveling with my mother, husband and two infant children. And it was like pulling teeth to get any information out of her. She did not even tell us we could board early to get situated on plane! I also called earlier that morning and spoke with a man on he phone at united who told me he put us all in the same row. That was a lie bc when we checked in at the gate to get our seats the lady said no one was sitting next to each other! That lady was rude and short tempered! Awful experience will never fly again!!"

Pros: "On time, comfortable but crowded"

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Almost didn't get a seat."

Pros: "Plane was delayed for over an hour, not on schedule."

Pros: "The staff was wonderful"
Cons: "Bummpy ride"

Cons: "High fare"

Pros: "It's annoying that you pay for seat upgrades and they stick ya in group5 boarding. It's just reminds people that they want to charge you for every little thing they can these days!"

Cons: "The plane was late and then overweight. Then the next day was delayed because baggage door would not shut."

Pros: "Airline personnel were friendly and smiling"

Pros: "Everything was smooth from boarding to deplaning. On-time departures and arrivals."
Cons: "Wish seats reclined and electrical outlets present for charging."

Pros: "Same as above"

Pros: "Efficient, professional and speedy service"

Cons: "It was so late it left me in the lurch and ruined my week"

Cons: "Had to wait to fly out on the plane for about an hour. It was hot inside the plane, needed more air flow"

Cons: "It was very hot on the plane"

Cons: "Air conditioning was poor"

Cons: "There was only one person rescheduling and we got a faster reroute get plan on the phone. It was all pretty awful and we did not get to our destination until many hours after scheduled. Not at all a good trip."

Cons: "Fight was delayed and I wasn't notified. I Didn't receive a seat assignment till I got to the gate."

Cons: "We were delayed with no real updates why"

Cons: "Last seat of the plane again"

Pros: "The staff were excellent ! Great attitudes, great personalities,very informative staff and pilot!!"
Cons: "Both flights were delayed!"

Pros: "Relaxing"

Cons: "Seats are a bit cramped"

Pros: "On time."
Cons: "See first leg response above"

Cons: "lost baggage from chicago to alb"

Pros: "Ontime"
Cons: "At least one check-in baggage should be free for the price."

Cons: "No cash food and beverage"

Pros: "Everything"
Cons: "Notthing"

Cons: "Very rude gate agents."

Pros: "Smiling faces, packed plane, good atmosphere... I slept all the way."

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