Cheap flights from Detroit to California

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Detroit (DTT) to California

All the information you need to plan the best DTT to LAX flight in 2021: compare Detroit to California flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in California.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Detroit to California?

Find a great deal and save up to 20% by booking at least 61 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Detroit to California within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at C$ 500.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Detroit to California?

Flights from Detroit to California lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Detroit to California in May, with the cheapest ticket starting at C$ 327.

Cheap flights from Detroit to California in May, June 2021

The best prices found for DTT to California flights for May, June
26 May - 9 Jun
C$ 141pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Direct
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
Direct
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
21 May - 25 May
C$ 158pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Direct
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Direct
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
29 May - 5 Jun
C$ 167pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Direct
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
Direct
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Detroit to California 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to California from Detroit found for this year
18 Aug - 21 Aug
C$ 140pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Direct
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
Direct
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
26 May - 9 Jun
C$ 141pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Direct
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
Direct
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
21 May - 25 May
C$ 158pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Direct
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Direct
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Direct flights to California from Detroit

Save time with Detroit to California direct flight deals
18 Aug - 21 Aug
C$ 140pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Direct
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
Direct
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
26 May - 9 Jun
C$ 141pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Direct
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
Direct
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
21 May - 25 May
C$ 158pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Direct
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Direct
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Last minute flights from Detroit to California

Late deals on round-trip flights to California from Detroit, departing today and this week
12 May - 22 Jun
C$ 198pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Direct
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
12 May - 22 Jun
C$ 212pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Direct
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
12 May - 20 May
C$ 215pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

One-way flights to California from Detroit

The cheapest one-way flights from Detroit to California
8:45 a.m. - 12:50 p.m.
Frontier
2 stops
31h 05m
DTW - SAN
Frontier
C$ 144
Kiwi.com
2:30 p.m. - 7:56 p.m.
Alaska Airlines
1 stop
8h 26m
DTW - LAX
Alaska Airlines
C$ 170
4:00 a.m. - 5:39 p.m.
Spirit Airlines
1 stop
16h 39m
DTW - LAX
Spirit Airlines
C$ 182
Spirit

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Detroit</span> to <span class="emphasized">California</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Detroit to California

What airport do you fly from for flights from Detroit to California?

For a flight from Detroit to California, you will be flying from All airports. Detroit All airports (DTT) is just 0.9 km from the centre of the city.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Detroit to California to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Delta to help keep travellers safe while flying. New policies for travellers booking flights from Detroit to California include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitization, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially-distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from Detroit to California have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Detroit to California have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Spirit Airlines, Delta, and American Airlines are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Spirit Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Detroit to California for under C$ 246 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Detroit to California for under C$ 246. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just C$ 141, but on average you can expect to pay C$ 193.

Are there direct flights from Detroit to California for under C$ 246 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Detroit to California under C$ 246. A good price for a direct flight from Detroit to California is less than C$ 217.

Are there last-minute flights available from Detroit to California for under C$ 246?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Detroit to California within the next 7 days for less than C$ 246.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Detroit to California?

When booking a flight from Detroit to California, you may want to consider flying on American Airlines, JetBlue or Delta as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the most popular routes from Detroit to California?

Most travellers choose Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County - San Diego, Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County - Fresno Airterminal or Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County - Burbank Bob Hope when deciding on the best route from Detroit to California.

What are the cheapest flights from Detroit to California?

While on average a flight from Detroit to California is generally C$ 271, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is C$ 90. When looking at the most popular route, (Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County - San Diego), you can expect to pay C$ 131 for that flight.

What are the most reliable airlines from Detroit to California?

Looking for the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time? Our data shows these are most likely to get you from Detroit to California on time: Delta(94%), Aeromexico(93%), Korean Air(92%.)

How long is the flight from Detroit to California?

Delta and Spirit Airlines can get you from Detroit to California in just under 4h 40m. Your travel time will be generally consistent. All flights are typically direct.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Detroit to California round-trip?

Spirit Airlines, at C$ 142, was found to be the cheapest airline from Detroit to California.Alternate airlines to your destination round-trip include Frontier and Delta.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Detroit to California one-way?

For one-way options, check prices for Spirit Airlines. According to our data, you can fly for as low as C$ 70. Users have also found prices from C$ 86 and C$ 147 on Spirit Airlines and Frontier, respectively.

Destination information for California

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Detroit to California.
Flight duration
4h 36m

Airports servicing Detroit

Airports servicing

Bakersfield Meadows Field (BFL)
Burbank (BUR)
Concord Buchanan Fld (CCR)
Crescent City McNamara Field (CEC)
San Diego Carlsbad-Palomar (CLD)
Fresno (FAT)

Top 5 airlines flying from Detroit to California

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Detroit to California choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Frontier
C$ 98 C$ 187 No cancel fee 62%
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Spirit Airlines
C$ 117 C$ 273 No cancel fee 65%
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American Airlines
C$ 95 C$ 368 No cancel fee 71%
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Delta
C$ 187 C$ 436 No cancel fee N/A
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United Airlines
C$ 168 C$ 440 No cancel fee 69%
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