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Cheap flights from Detroit (DTT) to California (CA)

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Detroit (DTT) to California

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 17 days in advance, which can save you up to 8% on flights from Detroit to California compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 17 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $87. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $97.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Detroit to California?

Our data shows that September tends to be the cheapest month to fly to California from Detroit. Users have commonly found prices around $95 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $46. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

Cheap flights from Detroit to California in July, August 2020

The best prices found for DTT to California flights for July, August
22 Jul - 27 Jul
$108pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
15 Jul - 25 Jul
$111pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
OAK
Oakland
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
22 Jul - 8 Aug
$112pp
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 to California 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to California from Detroit found for this year
15 Aug - 22 Aug
$96pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SJC
San Jose
SJC
San Jose
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
26 Aug - 1 Sep
$103pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
5 Aug - 12 Aug
$105pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Non-stop flights to California from Detroit

Save time with Detroit to California direct flight deals
15 Jul - 25 Jul
$111pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
OAK
Oakland
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
18 Jul - 25 Jul
$114pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
OAK
Oakland
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
7 Jul - 15 Jul
$115pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Last minute flights from Detroit to California

Late deals on round-trip flights to California from Detroit, departing today and this week
27 Jun - 4 Jul
$197pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
26 Jun - 3 Jul
$204pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
28 Jun - 4 Jul
$218pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

One-way flights to California from Detroit

The cheapest one-way flights from Detroit to California
10:25 am - 12:21 pm
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
4h 56m
DTW - OAK
Spirit Airlines
$54
FlyFar
4:00 am - 5:47 am
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
4h 47m
DTW - SAN
Spirit Airlines
$58
FlyFar
10:25 am - 12:21 pm
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
4h 56m
DTW - OAK
Spirit Airlines
$61
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Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Detroit to California

Are flight prices decreasing from Detroit to California due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both Detroit and California for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

Can I find flights from Detroit to California for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Detroit to California for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $96, but on average you can expect to pay $114.

Are there nonstop flights from Detroit to California for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Detroit to California under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Detroit to California is less than $130.

Are there last-minute flights available from Detroit to California for under $200?

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

What days are nonstop flights available from Detroit to California?

Nonstop flights are available for this route on the following days: Saturday.

How popular is this flight route?

The Detroit to California flight path was viewed by 699 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

The most popular airlines flying from Detroit to California are American Airlines, JetBlue and Frontier. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the most popular routes from Detroit to California?

Most travelers choose Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County - Los Angeles, Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County - San Diego or Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County - San Francisco when deciding on the best route from Detroit to California.

What are the cheapest Flights from Detroit to California?

The cheapest flight price from Detroit to California is $130. On average you can expect to pay $306. The most popular route, (Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County - Los Angeles), can usually be booked for $76.

What are the most reliable airlines from Detroit to California?

Before booking your flight to California from Detroit, check out the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time: KLM (100%), China Southern (100%), China Eastern( 100%).

Destination information for California

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Detroit to California
Flight duration
4h 37m

Airports servicing Detroit

Airports servicing

Burbank (BUR)
Concord Buchanan Fld (CCR)
Crescent City (CEC)
McClellan-Palomar (CLD)
Fresno (FAT)