To save up to 38% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 21 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Detroit to California from C$ 309 1-2 weeks out and tickets from C$ 440 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.
The best pricing can be found in the month of August. Prices to California from Detroit average C$ 337. You can even find prices in August for less than C$ 337, as users have found deals to California from as low as C$ 152. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to California from Detroit. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 42%.
When flying from Detroit to California, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.
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.
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.
Yes, there are multiple flights from Detroit to California for under C$ 100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just C$ 100, but on average you can expect to pay C$ 127.
Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Detroit to California under C$ 300. A good price for a direct flight from Detroit to California is less than C$ 380.
There are currently 20+ open flights from Detroit to California within the next 7 days for less than C$ 200.
To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Spirit Airlines, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at C$ 41. Delta flights start at C$ 148 while deals on American Airlines start at C$ 178 one-way.
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: China Southern(93%), KLM(92%), Spirit Airlines(89%.)
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.
On average you can expect to pay C$ 282 for a flight from Detroit to California. The cheapest flight overall is C$ 94 while the most popular route, (Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County - Los Angeles) is currently priced at C$ 331.
While some choose either Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County - Monterey Regional or Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County - San Francisco, Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County - Los Angeles is the most popular route from Detroit to California.
If you’re taking a trip to California that leaves out of Detroit, you’ll be boarding your plane at Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport and heading out to a number of different airports. Detroit’s airport serves flights going to several locations in the state of California. Two of the most popular choices though are Los Angeles International Airport, or LAX, and San Francisco International Airport. If you’re heading to the southern half of California then flying into LAX makes sense. The airport is the second busiest in the United States. It serves more than 87 million passengers every year. You’ll find the airport is southwest of the LA downtown area by about 18 miles. The land it covers totals about 3,500 acres. This airport services international flights from all over the world and is a portal for Americans traveling out to other countries, especially in Asia and Europe. San Francisco International Airport is found in San Mateo County. It’s just south of central downtown San Francisco by 13 miles. This is another connection point for international flights going out or coming in across the Pacific Ocean. The airport is the second busiest on in the state.
There are direct flights from Detroit to LAX on Spirit Airlines and Delta. The flight time is just minutes shy of five hours. For non-stop flights between Detroit and San Francisco, you can fly with United and Delta. These flights run about 5h 15m. You’ll find it’s sometimes a little cheaper to fly to Los Angeles and there are few more options for that route.
The stopovers with American Airlines are typically in Chicago at O’Hare. They range from under an hour to just over three hours. Spirit Airlines has a flight that stops in Atlanta, as well as one that stops in Las Vegas. Alaska Airlines offers a flight with a stop in Seattle. United stops in Denver sometimes, and Chicago on other flights. The stopovers are usually around an hour. You may also find stops in Dallas, Houston, or Phoenix. Many of the stopovers from Detroit to San Francisco are in the same places as for LAX. You will also find a few in Salt Lake City, Minneapolis, or even Newark.
There is no requirement for a passport or a visa for this flight route. It’s a domestic flight. You’ll need an ID to show at the airport when you arrive.
Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to California within the United States
Most visitors from Detroit need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter California.
COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Detroit must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to California.
Visitors from Detroit are not required to quarantine after entering California.
Returning to Detroit from California
COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from California must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Detroit.
Visitors from California are not required to quarantine after entering Detroit.
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