Cheap flights from Detroit to Los Angeles

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Los Angeles (LAX)
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The best prices from Detroit All airports 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$ 264 - C$ 476
LAX
Temperature
14 - 23 °C
LAX
Precipitation
0 - 87 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

Round-trip from

$264

From Detroit All airports (DTT) to Los Angeles

One-way from

C$ 200

One-way flight from Detroit All airports (DTT) 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?

Travellers have found that booking a Monday departure is the best way to save up to 28% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Detroit to Los Angeles, book at least 21 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 38% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from C$ 307 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as C$ 436.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of August. Prices to Los Angeles from Detroit average C$ 334. You can even find prices in August for less than C$ 334, as users have found deals to Los Angeles from as low as C$ 151. 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 42%.

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 September, October 2021

The best prices found for DTT to LAX flights for September, October
25 Oct - 28 Oct
C$ 94pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
25 Oct - 27 Oct
C$ 115pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
29 Sep - 1 Oct
C$ 120pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Detroit All airports to Los Angeles 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Los Angeles from Detroit found for this year
25 Oct - 28 Oct
C$ 94pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
25 Oct - 27 Oct
C$ 115pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
29 Sep - 1 Oct
C$ 120pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Direct flights to Los Angeles from Detroit

Save time with Detroit to Los Angeles direct flight deals
25 Oct - 28 Oct
C$ 147pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Direct
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Direct
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
13 Oct - 13 Oct
C$ 175pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Direct
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Direct
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
5 Oct - 7 Oct
C$ 185pp
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
5 Oct - 14 Oct
C$ 147pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Direct
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
2 Oct - 4 Oct
C$ 150pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
4 Oct - 8 Oct
C$ 165pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

One-way flights to Los Angeles from Detroit

The cheapest one-way flights from Detroit to Los Angeles
3:55 a.m. - 11:41 a.m.
Spirit Airlines
1 stop
10h 46m
DTW - LAX
Spirit Airlines
C$ 200
Spirit
4:15 a.m. - 1:45 p.m.
United Airlines
2 stops
12h 30m
DTW - LAX
United Airlines
C$ 492
United
12:06 p.m. - 4:48 a.m.
Alaska Airlines
2 stops
19h 42m
DTW - LAX
Alaska Airlines
C$ 497
Alaska Airlines

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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 16 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. 5h 03m is how long a nonstop flight from Detroit to Los Angeles typically takes.

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$ 100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Detroit to Los Angeles for under C$ 100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just C$ 94, but on average you can expect to pay C$ 136.

Are there direct flights from Detroit to Los Angeles for under C$ 200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Detroit to Los Angeles under C$ 200. A good price for a direct flight from Detroit to Los Angeles is less than C$ 347.

Are there last-minute flights available from Detroit to Los Angeles for under C$ 200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Detroit to Los Angeles within the next 7 days for less than C$ 200.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Detroit to Los Angeles round-trip?

Flying on Spirit Airlines is currently your cheapest option to Los Angeles, with prices starting at C$ 94. Spirit Airlines is currently priced 71% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Spirit Airlines, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at C$ 46. United Airlines flights start at C$ 248 while deals on Delta start at C$ 252 one-way.

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

Before booking your flight from Detroit to Los Angeles check out the most popular airlines for this route: American Airlines, JetBlue or Delta.

What are the cheapest flights from Detroit to Los Angeles?

On average you can expect to pay C$ 279 for a flight from Detroit to Los Angeles. The cheapest flight overall is C$ 93 while the most popular route, (Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County - Los Angeles) is currently priced at C$ 331.

What are the most reliable airlines from Detroit to Los Angeles?

Consider China Southern (93%), KLM (92%) or Spirit Airlines (89%) when booking your flight. These represent the most reliable airlines when flying from Detroit to Los Angeles.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Los Angeles, CA

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Los Angeles from Detroit?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Los Angeles within the United States

Most visitors from Detroit need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Los Angeles.

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 Los Angeles.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Detroit are not required to quarantine after entering Los Angeles.

Do I need a test to fly back to Detroit from Los Angeles?

Returning to Detroit from Los Angeles

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Los Angeles must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Detroit.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Los Angeles are not required to quarantine after entering Detroit.

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Destination information for Los Angeles

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Detroit to Los Angeles.
Average temperature for September in Los Angeles
31.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in Los Angeles
1.0 mm

Airports servicing Detroit

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Top 4 airlines flying from Detroit All airports 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
American Airlines
C$ 182 C$ 409 No cancel fee 71%
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Spirit Airlines
C$ 188 C$ 342 No cancel fee 65%
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Delta
C$ 323 C$ 554 No cancel fee N/A
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United Airlines
C$ 343 C$ 536 No cancel fee 69%
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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 52% of flight departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 23% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 18% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 7% 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
17 daily flights
Monday
19 daily flights
Tuesday
16 daily flights
Wednesday
16 daily flights
Thursday
15 daily flights
Friday
19 daily flights
Saturday
11 daily flights
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