Cheap flights from Michigan (MI) to California (CA)

Know your dates, get live prices in seconds:

From
To
Depart
Return
Any month
Compare vs. Cheapflights |
From
To
Depart
Depart
Time
Anytime
From
To
Depart
Depart
Time
Anytime
From
To
Depart
Depart
Time
Anytime
From
To
Depart
Depart
Time
Anytime
From
To
Depart
Depart
Time
Anytime
From
To
Depart
Depart
Time
Anytime

We work with more than 300 partners to bring you better travel deals

How to find the cheapest flight from
Michigan to California

All the information you need to plan the best null to LAX flight in 2021: compare Michigan to California flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in California.
When is the cheapest time to fly from Michigan to California (MI - CA)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from Michigan to California as you normally would.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, August can be a great choice for travel to California. Flights to California from Michigan in August are about $264 on average during August, but can be found for as low as $119.

Cheap flights from Michigan to California in October, November 2021

The best prices found for Michigan to California flights for October, November
17 Nov - 1 Dec
$64pp
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 Nov - 17 Nov
$65pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
OAK
Oakland
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
10 Nov - 17 Nov
$70pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Michigan to California 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to California from Michigan found for this year
1 Dec - 11 Dec
$64pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
17 Nov - 1 Dec
$64pp
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 Nov - 17 Nov
$65pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
OAK
Oakland
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Non-stop flights to California from Michigan

Save time with Michigan to California direct flight deals
6 Nov - 10 Nov
$97pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
8 Nov - 15 Nov
$115pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
2 Dec - 7 Dec
$116pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Last minute flights from Michigan to California

Late deals on round-trip flights to California from Michigan, departing today and this week
26 Oct - 29 Oct
$100pp
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 Oct - 1 Nov
$103pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
30 Oct - 4 Nov
$107pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
OAK
Oakland
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

One-way flights to California from Michigan

The cheapest one-way flights from Michigan to California
4:47 am - 6:40 am
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
4h 53m
DTW - LAX
Spirit Airlines
$49
Priceline
4:46 pm - 3:28 am
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
13h 42m
DTW - OAK
Spirit Airlines
$31
mytrip.com
2:30 am - 4:37 pm
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
17h 07m
DTW - OAK
Spirit Airlines
$32
CheapOair

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Michigan</span> to <span class="emphasized">California</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Michigan to California

Which airlines flying from Michigan to California have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Michigan to California have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Spirit Airlines, Delta, and United Airlines are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Spirit Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Michigan 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 $76.

Are there nonstop flights from Michigan to California for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Michigan to California under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Michigan to California is less than $123.

Are there last-minute flights available from Michigan to California for under $100?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Michigan to California within the next 7 days for less than $100.

Related searches

Flights to California from Michigan
Flights to Michigan Flights to California

Rent a Car

Car Rentals in California

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for California (CA)

Do I need a COVID test to fly to California from Michigan?

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

Most visitors from Michigan need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter California.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Michigan must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to California.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Michigan are not required to quarantine after entering California.

Do I need a test to fly back to Michigan from California?

Returning to Michigan from California

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from California must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Michigan.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from California are not required to quarantine after entering Michigan.

Hide COVID Travel Restrictions for California (CA)

Destination information for California

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Michigan to California.

Airports servicing

Sault Ste. Marie Chippewa County (CIU)
Hancock Houghton County (CMX)
Escanaba Delta County Arpt (ESC)
Flint (FNT)
Grand Rapids (GRR)
Iron Mountain Ford (IMT)

Airports servicing

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

Top 6 airlines flying from Michigan to California

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Michigan to California 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
$56 $418 No cancel fee 71%
Frontier
$73 $221 No cancel fee 62%
Spirit Airlines
$85 $279 No cancel fee 65%
United Airlines
$99 $421 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$137 $442 No cancel fee N/A
JetBlue
$138 $265 No cancel fee 62%
Home North America USA California Cheap flights from Michigan to California