Cheap flights from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (DTW) to California from $58

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight departing on 8/28. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
DTW — LAX
Jun 22 — Jun 291

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

To save up to 81% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 38 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 $250 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $406 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 November. Prices to California from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport average $297. You can even find prices in November for less than $297, as users have found deals to California from as low as $131. 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 56%.

What is the cheapest time of day to fly from DTW to 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 Detroit to California flights in June & July 2024

Find cheap flight options from Detroit to California specifically for the months of June and July 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,263,674 searches. Prices were last updated on June 17, 2024.
Scroll through some of the best deals on flights from Detroit to California in 2024. Check back regularly for other flight deals.
Sun 7/147:17 amDTW - LAS
Nonstop4h 17mFrontier
Tue 7/1610:00 pmLAS - DTW
Nonstop4h 03mFrontier
Deal found 6/15$110
Sun 7/147:17 amDTW - LAS
Nonstop4h 17mMultiple Airlines
Tue 7/166:26 pmLAS - DTW
Nonstop4h 06mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/16$113
Thu 7/1810:07 amDTW - LAS
Nonstop4h 19mSpirit Airlines
Tue 7/235:26 pmLAS - DTW
Nonstop4h 07mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/15$118
Mon 7/151:04 pmDTW - LAS
Nonstop4h 18mSpirit Airlines
Tue 7/235:26 pmLAS - DTW
Nonstop4h 07mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/16$119
Thu 7/117:17 amDTW - LAS
Nonstop4h 17mFrontier
Sat 7/139:58 pmLAS - DTW
Nonstop4h 04mFrontier
Deal found 6/16$120
Thu 7/187:17 amDTW - LAS
Nonstop4h 17mMultiple Airlines
Wed 7/246:21 pmLAS - DTW
Nonstop4h 06mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/16$121
Sun 7/147:17 amDTW - LAS
Nonstop4h 17mMultiple Airlines
Thu 7/186:20 pmLAS - DTW
Nonstop4h 06mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/16$122
Sat 7/66:00 amDTW - LAS
Nonstop4h 18mFrontier
Fri 7/129:26 pmLAS - DTW
Nonstop4h 04mFrontier
Deal found 6/16$123
Sat 7/66:00 amDTW - LAS
Nonstop4h 18mFrontier
Thu 7/1110:01 pmLAS - DTW
Nonstop4h 03mFrontier
Deal found 6/16$124

Detroit to California 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between Detroit and California in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,263,674 searches. Data last updated June 17, 2024.
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Mon 9/93:42 pmDTW - LAX
1 stop12h 54mSpirit Airlines
Tue 9/109:16 amLAX - DTW
Nonstop4h 26mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/16$100
Tue 8/1312:36 pmDTW - LAX
1 stop9h 55mSpirit Airlines
Tue 8/139:58 pmLAX - DTW
Nonstop4h 27mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/16$103
Tue 9/106:42 pmDTW - LAS
1 stop7h 42mMultiple Airlines
Sat 9/149:58 pmLAS - DTW
Nonstop4h 08mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/16$110
Wed 9/113:51 pmDTW - LAS
1 stop9h 28mMultiple Airlines
Thu 9/129:22 pmLAS - DTW
Nonstop4h 08mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/16$111
Wed 8/218:41 pmDTW - BUR
1 stop15h 07mSpirit Airlines
Tue 8/273:17 pmBUR - DTW
1 stop6h 00mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/17$112
Tue 8/2010:46 amDTW - SAN
1 stop9h 31mSpirit Airlines
Tue 8/273:01 pmSAN - DTW
1 stop11h 02mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/16$112
Wed 8/142:00 pmDTW - LAX
1 stop14h 23mSpirit Airlines
Thu 8/158:35 amLAX - DTW
Nonstop4h 26mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/16$112
Sun 7/147:17 amDTW - LAS
Nonstop4h 17mMultiple Airlines
Tue 7/166:26 pmLAS - DTW
Nonstop4h 06mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/16$113
Sat 9/217:00 amDTW - LAS
Nonstop4h 20mSpirit Airlines
Sat 9/215:23 pmLAS - DTW
Nonstop4h 03mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/16$115

Detroit to California flights leaving soon

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Thu 6/271:54 pmDTW - LAS
1 stop12h 46mSpirit Airlines
Fri 6/286:00 amLAS - DTW
Nonstop4h 04mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/16$143
Wed 6/261:16 pmDTW - LAS
1 stop24h 22mSpirit Airlines
Thu 6/276:28 pmLAS - DTW
Nonstop4h 06mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/16$148
Tue 6/256:32 amDTW - LAS
Nonstop4h 29mFrontier
Tue 7/99:50 pmLAS - DTW
Nonstop4h 04mFrontier
Deal found 6/16$153
Thu 6/271:54 pmDTW - LAS
1 stop12h 46mSpirit Airlines
Tue 7/95:21 pmLAS - DTW
Nonstop4h 06mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/16$159
Thu 6/279:39 pmDTW - LAS
Nonstop4h 21mSpirit Airlines
Tue 7/95:21 pmLAS - DTW
Nonstop4h 06mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/16$166
Mon 6/246:04 amDTW - LAS
Nonstop4h 29mFrontier
Thu 7/259:41 pmLAS - DTW
Nonstop4h 04mFrontier
Deal found 6/17$169
Thu 6/279:39 pmDTW - LAS
Nonstop4h 21mMultiple Airlines
Wed 7/109:58 pmLAS - DTW
Nonstop4h 04mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/16$174
Tue 6/251:16 pmDTW - LAS
1 stop12h 28mSpirit Airlines
Wed 7/106:21 pmLAS - DTW
Nonstop4h 06mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/16$176
Tue 6/251:16 pmDTW - LAS
1 stop12h 28mMultiple Airlines
Tue 7/99:50 pmLAS - DTW
Nonstop4h 04mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/16$181

One-way flights to California from Detroit

Search for one-way flight options from Detroit to California. Find affordable one-way fares based on user searches. Compare prices and availability to plan your one-way journey according to your preferred dates and budget. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,263,674 searches. Data last updated June 17, 2024.
Take a look at some of the best available options we've come across on one-way flights from Detroit to California. For those needing a return trip from Detroit, there is a search form available above.
Wed 8/2810:46 amDTW - BUR
1 stop13h 12mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/16$58
Tue 9/1010:46 amDTW - SJC
1 stop8h 39mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/16$63
Tue 8/277:22 pmDTW - LAS
1 stop5h 40mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/16$64
Sat 9/77:00 amDTW - BUR
1 stop8h 02mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/16$66
Thu 9/127:00 amDTW - SAN
1 stop6h 45mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/16$66
Sat 8/1710:46 amDTW - BUR
1 stop13h 12mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/16$67
Sat 7/207:02 pmDTW - SAN
1 stop7h 15mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/16$67
Tue 7/168:09 amDTW - LAS
Nonstop4h 17mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/16$68
Mon 8/198:41 pmDTW - OAK
1 stop15h 43mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/16$69

Find flights from Detroit to California within your budget

Customize your flight search to find flights from Detroit to California that fit within your specific budget. Explore options based on user searches and filter the results based on your desired price range. Find flights that match your budget for a cost-effective journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,263,674 searches. Data last updated June 17, 2024.

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Detroit Metropolitan Wayne CountyLas Vegas Harry Reid Intl

DTW - LAS

DTWLAS

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Tue 9/10

Nonstop4h 20m

Las Vegas Harry Reid Intl

Wed 9/11

Nonstop4h 03m

$64

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne CountyLas Vegas Harry Reid Intl

DTW - LAS

DTWLAS

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Tue 9/10

Nonstop4h 20m

Las Vegas Harry Reid Intl

Wed 9/11

Nonstop4h 09m

$70

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne CountyLas Vegas Harry Reid Intl

DTW - LAS

DTWLAS

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Sat 8/24

Nonstop4h 20m

Las Vegas Harry Reid Intl

Tue 8/27

Nonstop4h 03m

$83

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne CountyLas Vegas Harry Reid Intl

DTW - LAS

DTWLAS

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Tue 9/10

Nonstop4h 27m

Las Vegas Harry Reid Intl

Tue 9/17

Nonstop4h 08m

$84

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne CountyLas Vegas Harry Reid Intl

DTW - LAS

DTWLAS

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Tue 9/10

Nonstop4h 24m

Las Vegas Harry Reid Intl

Sat 9/14

Nonstop4h 03m

$85

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne CountyLas Vegas Harry Reid Intl

DTW - LAS

DTWLAS

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Tue 8/27

Nonstop4h 27m

Las Vegas Harry Reid Intl

Fri 8/30

Nonstop4h 08m

$88

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne CountyLas Vegas Harry Reid Intl

DTW - LAS

DTWLAS

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Tue 9/10

Nonstop4h 27m

Las Vegas Harry Reid Intl

Wed 9/11

1 stop10h 58m

$90

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne CountyLas Vegas Harry Reid Intl

DTW - LAS

DTWLAS

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Thu 7/25

Nonstop4h 14m

Las Vegas Harry Reid Intl

Mon 7/29

Nonstop4h 01m

$199

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne CountyLas Vegas Harry Reid Intl

DTW - LAS

DTWLAS

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Sat 7/27

1 stop7h 30m

Las Vegas Harry Reid Intl

Mon 7/29

1 stop6h 54m

$218

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Reviews of airlines servicing California

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to California. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to California. Reviews last updated June 17, 2024.
Read through reviews of airlines operating flights from Detroit to California, such as Spirit Airlines, JetBlue and United Airlines. Reviews also offer insight into each airline's entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8.1
Very good
9,278 reviews

Overall

8.1

Comfort

7.9

Food

7.3

Boarding

8.2

Crew

8.6

Entertainment

7.3

Reviews

1 / 10

Crew and airport staff were excellent. They accommodated my needs and were super professional and kind.

8.1
Very good
9,278 reviews
8.1
Very good
9,278 reviews

Overall

8.1

Comfort

7.9

Food

7.3

Boarding

8.2

Crew

8.6

Entertainment

7.3

Reviews

1 / 10

Crew and airport staff were excellent. They accommodated my needs and were super professional and kind.

8.0
Very good
10,000 reviews
8.1
Very good
9,278 reviews

Overall

8.1

Comfort

7.9

Food

7.3

Boarding

8.2

Crew

8.6

Entertainment

7.3

Reviews

1 / 10

Crew and airport staff were excellent. They accommodated my needs and were super professional and kind.

7.6
Good
4,235 reviews
8.1
Very good
9,278 reviews

Overall

8.1

Comfort

7.9

Food

7.3

Boarding

8.2

Crew

8.6

Entertainment

7.3

Reviews

1 / 10

Crew and airport staff were excellent. They accommodated my needs and were super professional and kind.

7.5
Good
2,802 reviews
8.1
Very good
9,278 reviews

Overall

8.1

Comfort

7.9

Food

7.3

Boarding

8.2

Crew

8.6

Entertainment

7.3

Reviews

1 / 10

Crew and airport staff were excellent. They accommodated my needs and were super professional and kind.

7.4
Good
10,000 reviews
8.1
Very good
9,278 reviews

Overall

8.1

Comfort

7.9

Food

7.3

Boarding

8.2

Crew

8.6

Entertainment

7.3

Reviews

1 / 10

Crew and airport staff were excellent. They accommodated my needs and were super professional and kind.

Related info for your journey

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  • 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.

  • Can I find flights from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport to California for under $100 on Cheapflights?

    Yes, there are multiple flights from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport to California for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $64, but on average you can expect to pay $95.

  • Are there nonstop flights from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport to California for under $100 on Cheapflights?

    Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport to California under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport to California is less than $99.

  • Are there last-minute flights available from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport to California for under $200?

    There are currently 20+ open flights from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport to California within the next 7 days for less than $200.

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

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

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

    3 flight departures from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport to California per day on average.
    Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 100% 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 4h 20m. Airlines will cover a distance of 1986 mi. Most flights are nonstop.

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

  • 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: Spirit Airlines (93%), ITA Airways (91%), Korean Air (82%).

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

    On average you can expect to pay $833 for a flight from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport to California. The cheapest flight overall is $47 while the most popular route, (Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County - Las Vegas Harry Reid Intl) is currently priced at $64.

  • What does DTW to LAX mean?

    DTW stands for Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport, while LAX stands for Los Angeles Airport. These codes are often called IATA codes, a set of identifiers established by IATA (International Air Transport Association) that is widely used by airlines and the aviation industry. Ready for more IATA code knowledge? These are related airports for your current travel destination: San Francisco Airport (SFO), San Diego Airport (SAN), Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty Airport (SNA), San Jose Airport (SJC), Ontario Airport (ONT).

  • Can I find deals for flights from Detroit to California that include extra baggage allowance?

    The amount of baggage you can bring on your Detroit to California flight depends on the airline and the type of fare you've chosen. After entering your flight details, you'll be able to view the specific baggage policies for each deal in the search results. Keep in mind that certain deals may offer additional baggage allowance.

  • Can I find deals on flights from Detroit to California with specific airlines?

    Yes, Cheapflights allows you to browse and filter Detroit to California flight deals by airline. After entering your origin and destination, use the available filters to view flights offered by airlines.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Detroit to California that include hotel bookings?

    Yes. In addition to deals on Detroit to California flights, Cheapflights offers vacation packages that include both flights and hotel.

  • How can I find direct flights from Detroit to California?

    After entering your origin and destination, apply the non-stop filter on the search result page to find direct flights from Detroit to California.

  • Can I find deals for business class flights from Detroit to California?

    Yes. Cheapflights offers flight deals from Detroit to California by cabin class. In addition to browsing deals, you can also filter by cabin class on the search results page after making a search.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Detroit to California that allow pets onboard?

    Many airlines flying from Detroit to California offer the option to travel with pets. After selecting a flight deal, you can find more information about the airline's pet policy on their official website or by contacting the airline directly. Please note that additional fees and restrictions may apply.

  • Can I find deals on last-minute flights from Detroit to California?

    Yes, you can often find last-minute deals on Detroit to California flights on Cheapflights. However, these deals can vary and may not always be available. We recommend checking back frequently or signing up for price alerts for the most up-to-date deals.

  • How recently were the Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport to California flight deals updated?

    The Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport to California flight deals you see on this page were last updated on 6/17.

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

  • What is the cheapest month to book a flight from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport to California?

    Currently, September is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport to California (average of $238). Flying from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport to California in July is currently the most expensive (average of $321). There are several factors that can impact the price of a flight, so comparing airlines, departure airports and flight times can provide users with more options.

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Top 8 airlines flying from Detroit to California

Discover the top 8 airlines that operate flights from Detroit to California. Compare their services, reliability, and customer satisfaction ratings to choose the airline that best suits your travel preferences and needs. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,263,674 searches. Data last updated June 17, 2024.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-time
Spirit AirlinesCheapest$95Average$269FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time65%
FrontierCheapest$131Average$264FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time62%
Sun Country AirCheapest$133Average$296FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time83%
Alaska AirlinesCheapest$233Average$582FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%
American AirlinesCheapest$236Average$478FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%
JetBlueCheapest$246Average$257FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time62%
United AirlinesCheapest$280Average$610FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%
DeltaCheapest$313Average$566FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/A

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Hourly flight availability from Detroit to California

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