Cheap flights from Detroit to Los Angeles

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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)

DTT - LAX
Price
C$ 276 - C$ 498
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$ 312

Average for round-trip flights in October 2020

Round-trip from

C$ 276

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 25% 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$ 540 1-2 weeks out and tickets from C$ 598 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$ 497. You can even find prices in May for less than C$ 497, as users have found deals to Los Angeles from as low as C$ 353. 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 in the evening. Doing so could potentially save you 23% on the flight price compared to flying at noon, which is usually more expensive.

Detroit to Los Angeles 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Los Angeles from Detroit found for this year
23 Dec - 4 Jan
C$ 251pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Direct
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Direct
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
23 Dec - 4 Jan
C$ 252pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Direct
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
23 Dec - 4 Jan
C$ 255pp
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
23 Dec - 4 Jan
C$ 251pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Direct
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Direct
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
7 Dec - 8 Dec
C$ 260pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Delta
Direct
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Delta
Direct
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
7 Dec - 8 Dec
C$ 261pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Delta
Direct
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Delta
Direct
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Detroit to Los Angeles flights.

Flight FAQs

From Detroit to Los Angeles

Can I find flights from Detroit to Los Angeles for under C$ 265 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Detroit to Los Angeles for under C$ 265. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just C$ 251, but on average you can expect to pay C$ 274.

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. JetBlue and Delta are some airlines that have done so. 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.

Are there direct flights from Detroit to Los Angeles for under C$ 265 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 7 direct flights from Detroit to Los Angeles under C$ 265. A good price for a direct flight from Detroit to Los Angeles is less than C$ 293.

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

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

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

On average 4 flights depart from Detroit to Los Angeles per day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 50% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 25% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 25% 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 49m. Fly via Delta, Spirit Airlines, or American Airlines to get the fastest option. The distance between Detroit and Los Angeles is about 3196 km. Both multi-stop and direct flights can be found to your destination and back.

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$ 251. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Delta and American Airlines, with the lowest prices starting at C$ 260 and C$ 263, respectively. You may be able to fly from Detroit to Los Angeles for 28% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

Destination information for Los Angeles

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Detroit to Los Angeles
Flight duration
4h 36m
Average temperature for October in Los Angeles
26.0 °C
Avg rainfall for October in Los Angeles
30.0 mm

Airports servicing Detroit

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Hourly flight availability from Detroit to Los Angeles

Morning 6 AM to noon 44% of flight departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 28% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 28% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 0% of flight departures
Midnight
6 AM
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6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Detroit to Los Angeles
Sunday
5 daily flights
Monday
11 daily flights
Tuesday
10 daily flights
Wednesday
11 daily flights
Thursday
10 daily flights
Friday
11 daily flights
Saturday
11 daily flights
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