Cheap flights from Detroit to Los Angeles

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Los Angeles (LAX)
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The best prices from Detroit to Los Angeles are usually found in August or September, booked 21 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Thursday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Detroit (DTT) to Los Angeles (LAX)

All the information you need to plan the best DTT to LAX flight in 2021: compare Detroit to Los Angeles flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Los Angeles.
DTT - LAX
Price
C$ 252 - C$ 456
LAX
Temperature
20 - 32 °C
LAX
Rainfall
0 - 123 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 30% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 21% potential price drop

Average price

C$ 319

Average for round-trip flights in May 2021

Round-trip from

C$ 252

From Detroit to Los Angeles

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Detroit to Los Angeles?

Departing on a Monday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 28% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Detroit to Los Angeles?

To save up to 20% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 61 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 Los Angeles from C$ 494 1-2 weeks out and tickets from C$ 547 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Detroit to Los Angeles?

The best pricing can be found in the month of May. Prices to Los Angeles from Detroit average C$ 455. You can even find prices in May for less than C$ 455, as users have found deals to Los Angeles from as low as C$ 323. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Los Angeles from Detroit. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 40%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Detroit to Los Angeles (DTT - LAX)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Detroit to Los Angeles at noon. Doing so could potentially save you 21% on the flight price compared to flying in the afternoon, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Detroit to Los Angeles in May, June 2021

The best prices found for DTT to LAX flights for May, June
9 Jun - 15 Jun
C$ 139pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Direct
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Direct
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
19 May - 22 May
C$ 158pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Direct
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
9 Jun - 15 Jun
C$ 164pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Direct
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Detroit to Los Angeles 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Los Angeles from Detroit found for this year
9 Jun - 15 Jun
C$ 139pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Direct
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Direct
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
19 May - 22 May
C$ 158pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Direct
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
9 Jun - 15 Jun
C$ 164pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Direct
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Direct flights to Los Angeles from Detroit

Save time with Detroit to Los Angeles direct flight deals
9 Jun - 15 Jun
C$ 139pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Direct
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Direct
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
19 May - 22 May
C$ 165pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Direct
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Direct
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
7 Jun - 15 Jun
C$ 171pp
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 Los Angeles

Late deals on round-trip flights to Los Angeles from Detroit, departing today and this week
19 May - 22 May
C$ 158pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Direct
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
19 May - 22 May
C$ 165pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Direct
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Direct
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
19 May - 22 May
C$ 187pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

One-way flights to Los Angeles from Detroit

The cheapest one-way flights from Detroit to Los Angeles
3:30 a.m. - 6:15 p.m.
Spirit Airlines
2 stops
17h 45m
DTW - LAX
Spirit Airlines
C$ 344
Spirit
4:45 a.m. - 8:21 p.m.
Delta
3 stops
18h 36m
DTW - LAX
Delta
C$ 869
Delta
9:35 a.m. - 4:56 p.m.
Alaska Airlines
2 stops
10h 21m
DTW - LAX
Alaska Airlines
C$ 1,179
Alaska Airlines

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Detroit to Los Angeles

What airports do I use to fly from Detroit to Los Angeles?

If you wish to fly to Los Angeles from Detroit, then you need to book flights from Detroit All airports to Los Angeles. There are 13 flights from All airports (DTT) to Los Angeles (LAX) per day to choose from. Flights to Los Angeles from All airports are available from 6 different airlines, which means you should have some options if you want to compare airfare deals. 4h 53m is how long a nonstop flight from Detroit to Los Angeles typically takes.

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

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Delta is one of them. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitizing their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially-distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travellers safer while flying from Detroit to Los Angeles. Policies will vary by airline.

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

Spirit Airlines, Delta, and American Airlines are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Detroit to Los Angeles for under C$ 243 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Detroit to Los Angeles for under C$ 243. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just C$ 139, but on average you can expect to pay C$ 187.

Are there direct flights from Detroit to Los Angeles for under C$ 243 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Detroit to Los Angeles under C$ 243. A good price for a direct flight from Detroit to Los Angeles is less than C$ 209.

Are there last-minute flights available from Detroit to Los Angeles for under C$ 243?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Detroit to Los Angeles within the next 7 days for less than C$ 243.

What days are direct flights available from Detroit to Los Angeles?

Direct flights can be found on the following days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday.

How many flights depart from Detroit to Los Angeles on average per day?

On average 1 flight departs from Detroit to Los Angeles per day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 100% of flight departures

Is Detroit weather warmer or cooler than Los Angeles?

Expect the weather to be around 32 °C on average in August. As the temperature peaks, try to get your plans done early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. The climate in Los Angeles is generally hotter than in Detroit.

How long is the flight from Detroit to Los Angeles?

There are many flights that can get you from Detroit to Los Angeles in 4h 46m. Fly via Delta or Spirit Airlines to get the fastest option. The distance between Detroit and Los Angeles is about 3196 km. Generally, flights for this route are direct.

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

Flying on Spirit Airlines is currently your cheapest option to Los Angeles, with prices starting at C$ 140. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Delta and Frontier, with the lowest prices starting at C$ 218 and C$ 235, respectively. You may be able to fly from Detroit to Los Angeles for 56% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Spirit Airlines, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as C$ 135. However, be on the lookout for offers from Alaska Airlines and Delta, as they are both options that can get you from Detroit to Los Angeles for a low price.

Destination information for Los Angeles

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Detroit to Los Angeles.
Flight duration
4h 38m
Average temperature for May in Los Angeles
26.0 °C
Avg rainfall for May in Los Angeles
6.0 mm

Airports servicing Detroit

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Top 4 airlines flying from Detroit to Los Angeles

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Detroit to Los Angeles 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
Spirit Airlines
C$ 148 C$ 270 No cancel fee 65%
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American Airlines
C$ 144 C$ 323 No cancel fee 71%
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United Airlines
C$ 271 C$ 423 No cancel fee 69%
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Delta
C$ 255 C$ 437 No cancel fee N/A
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Hourly flight availability from Detroit to Los Angeles

See what time of day planes typically take off from Detroit towards Los Angeles.
Morning 6 AM to noon 43% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 41% of flight departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 10% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 6% of flight departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Detroit to Los Angeles
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Detroit to Los Angeles.
Sunday
18 daily flights
Monday
12 daily flights
Tuesday
12 daily flights
Wednesday
11 daily flights
Thursday
10 daily flights
Friday
18 daily flights
Saturday
14 daily flights
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