Cheap flights from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County (DTW) to California

DTW — LAX
May 23 — May 301

How far in advance should I book a flight from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport to California?

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 Metropolitan Wayne County Airport to California from $242 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $344 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport to California?

The best pricing can be found in the month of August. Prices to California from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport average $264. You can even find prices in August for less than $264, as users have found deals to California from as low as $119. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to California from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 42%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport to California (DTW - CA)?

When flying from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport 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.

Cheap flights from Detroit to California in May, June 2022

The best prices found for DTW to California flights for May, June
Jun 1 - Jun 4
DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

6h 32m
LAX

Los Angeles

DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Nonstop

4h 21m
$264

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 5/16/22

May 31 - Jun 4
DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

4h 50m
LAX

Los Angeles

DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Nonstop

4h 21m
$266

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 5/17/22

Jun 1 - Jun 3
DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

7h 45m
SAN

San Diego

DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

1 stop

12h 08m
$266

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 5/16/22

Detroit to California 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to California from Detroit found for this year
Aug 24 - Aug 24
DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

5h 01m
LAX

Los Angeles

DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

1 stop

7h 20m
$185

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 5/16/22

Aug 24 - Aug 24
DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

5h 01m
LAX

Los Angeles

DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

1 stop

7h 20m
$192

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 5/18/22

Aug 23 - Aug 23
DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

5h 01m
LAX

Los Angeles

DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

1 stop

10h 03m
$199

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 5/16/22

Cheap Spirit Airlines flights from Detroit to California

Aug 24 - Aug 24
DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

5h 01m
LAX

Los Angeles

DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

1 stop

7h 20m
$185

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 5/16/22

Aug 23 - Aug 23
DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

5h 01m
LAX

Los Angeles

DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

1 stop

10h 03m
$199

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 5/16/22

Oct 28 - Oct 28
DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

5h 01m
LAX

Los Angeles

DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

1 stop

7h 20m
$212

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 5/17/22

Cheap JetBlue flights from Detroit to California

Sep 20 - Sep 26
DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

12h 02m
SFO

San Francisco

DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

1 stop

9h 31m
$348

JetBlue

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Deal found 5/17/22

Nov 3 - Nov 6
DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

SJC

San Jose

1 stop

10h 25m
SJC

San Jose

DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

1 stop

12h 06m
$353

JetBlue

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Deal found 5/16/22

May 26 - May 31
DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

ONT

Ontario

1 stop

13h 59m
ONT

Ontario

DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

1 stop

8h 24m
$777

JetBlue

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Deal found 5/16/22

Non-stop flights to California from Detroit

Save time with Detroit to California direct flight deals
Aug 24 - Aug 31
DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

5h 01m
LAX

Los Angeles

DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Nonstop

4h 22m
$236

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 5/17/22

Aug 24 - Aug 24
DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

5h 01m
LAX

Los Angeles

DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Nonstop

4h 22m
$238

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 5/16/22

Aug 16 - Aug 27
DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

5h 01m
LAX

Los Angeles

DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Nonstop

4h 22m
$240

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 5/16/22

Last minute flights from Detroit to California

Late deals on return flights to California from Detroit, departing today and this week
May 28 - Jun 4
DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

4h 50m
LAX

Los Angeles

DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Nonstop

4h 21m
$292

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 5/16/22

May 28 - Jun 4
DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

4h 50m
LAX

Los Angeles

DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Nonstop

4h 21m
$293

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 5/15/22

May 23 - May 26
DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

12h 21m
SAN

San Diego

DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

1 stop

9h 41m
$301

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 5/16/22

One-way flights to California from Detroit

The cheapest one-way flights from Detroit to California
Jun 1
DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

7h 45m
$121

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 5/16/22

Aug 24
DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

SAN

San Diego

Nonstop

4h 43m
$126

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 5/16/22

Jun 1
DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

6h 32m
$131

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 5/16/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Detroit to California flights.

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

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County (DTW) is the airport you will fly out of if you book a flight from Detroit to California. It is only a 17.3 mi journey to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County (DTW) from Detroit’s city center.

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

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Delta, Spirit Airlines, and American Airlines flying from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County to California have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport to California for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport to California for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $185, but on average you can expect to pay $231.

Are there nonstop flights from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport to California for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport to California under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport to California is less than $270.

Are there last-minute flights available from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport to California for under $300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport to California within the next 7 days for less than $300.

What days are nonstop flights available from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport to California?

Nonstop flights can be found on the following days: Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

How many flights depart from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport to California on average per day?

17 flight departures from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport to California per day on average.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 18% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Noon) - 12% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 29% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 41% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport to California?

Departing from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport to California will take you 5h 01m. Airlines will cover a distance of 1986 mi. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both nonstop flights and flights with stops.

What are the most popular routes from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport to California?

The most popular flight routes from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport to California are Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County - Los Angeles, Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County - San Francisco and Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County - San Diego.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport to California?

The most popular airlines flying from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport to California are Endeavor Airlines, American Airlines and Alaska Airlines. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the most reliable airlines from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport 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 Metropolitan Wayne County Airport to California on time: LATAM Airlines (84%), Air France (82%), Spirit Airlines (79%).

What are the cheapest flights from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport to California?

On average you can expect to pay $1,049 for a flight from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport to California. The cheapest flight overall is $96 while the most popular route, (Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County - Los Angeles) is currently priced at $185.

Destination points for flights from Detroit to California

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Top 5 airlines flying from Detroit to California

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Detroit to California choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Juneyao AirlinesCheapest$11Average$22FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time66%COVID-19 safety
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FrontierCheapest$67Average$192FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time62%COVID-19 safety
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Spirit AirlinesCheapest$69Average$258FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time65%COVID-19 safety
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Alaska AirlinesCheapest$125Average$506FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%COVID-19 safety
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JetBlueCheapest$127Average$128FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time62%COVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Detroit to California

See what time of day planes typically take off from Detroit to California
9%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
27%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
39%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
25%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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