Cheap flights from Michigan to California

DTW — LAX
Aug 16 — Aug 231

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

To save up to 47% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 35 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 $365 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $474 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 June. For low rates, January can be a great choice for travel to California. Flights to California from Michigan in January are about $322 on average during January, but can be found for as low as $132.

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.

Cheap flights from Michigan to California in August, September 2022

The best prices found for Michigan to California flights for August, September
Sep 13 - Sep 14
DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

14h 11m
LAX

Los Angeles

DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Nonstop

4h 28m
$68

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

Sep 13 - Sep 14
DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

5h 09m
LAX

Los Angeles

DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

1 stop

11h 28m
$89

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/9/22

Sep 16 - Sep 17
DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

5h 09m
LAX

Los Angeles

DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

1 stop

11h 28m
$113

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

Michigan to California 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to California from Michigan found for this year
Sep 13 - Sep 14
DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

14h 11m
LAX

Los Angeles

DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Nonstop

4h 28m
$68

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

Nov 4 - Nov 4
DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

5h 10m
LAX

Los Angeles

DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

1 stop

19h 09m
$85

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/10/22

Sep 13 - Sep 14
DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

5h 09m
LAX

Los Angeles

DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

1 stop

11h 28m
$89

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/9/22

Cheap Spirit Airlines flights from Michigan to California

Sep 13 - Sep 14
DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

14h 11m
LAX

Los Angeles

DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Nonstop

4h 28m
$68

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

Nov 4 - Nov 4
DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

5h 10m
LAX

Los Angeles

DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

1 stop

19h 09m
$85

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/10/22

Sep 13 - Sep 14
DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

5h 09m
LAX

Los Angeles

DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

1 stop

11h 28m
$89

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/9/22

Cheap Frontier flights from Michigan to California

Nov 5 - Nov 9
GRR

Grand Rapids Gerald R. Ford Intl

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

6h 53m
SAN

San Diego

GRR

Grand Rapids Gerald R. Ford Intl

1 stop

9h 09m
$160

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/9/22

Oct 17 - Oct 19
DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

17h 34m
SFO

San Francisco

DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

1 stop

14h 44m
$161

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/9/22

Sep 27 - Oct 1
DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

14h 33m
SAN

San Diego

DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

1 stop

9h 18m
$162

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

Non-stop flights to California from Michigan

Save time with Michigan to California direct flight deals
Aug 30 - Sep 3
DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

4h 48m
LAX

Los Angeles

DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Nonstop

4h 25m
$151

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/9/22

Aug 30 - Sep 12
DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

4h 48m
LAX

Los Angeles

DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Nonstop

4h 28m
$160

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/9/22

Sep 24 - Oct 1
DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

5h 10m
LAX

Los Angeles

DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Nonstop

4h 28m
$163

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/10/22

Last minute flights from Michigan to California

Late deals on return flights to California from Michigan, departing today and this week
Aug 20 - Aug 27
DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

13h 33m
SAN

San Diego

DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

1 stop

20h 36m
$164

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/9/22

Aug 20 - Sep 10
DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

13h 33m
SAN

San Diego

DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

1 stop

6h 27m
$165

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/9/22

Aug 16 - Aug 23
GRR

Grand Rapids Gerald R. Ford Intl

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

9h 54m
SAN

San Diego

GRR

Grand Rapids Gerald R. Ford Intl

1 stop

6h 10m
$168

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/10/22

One-way flights to California from Michigan

The cheapest one-way flights from Michigan to California
Sep 27
DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

11h 02m
$55

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/9/22

Aug 30
DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

4h 48m
$61

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/9/22

Sep 19
DTW

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

5h 09m
$62

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/9/22

Related info for your journey

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

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. Delta, Spirit Airlines, 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 Delta 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 $68, but on average you can expect to pay $122.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Michigan to California under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Michigan to California is less than $179.

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

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

What days are nonstop flights available from Michigan to California?

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

How many flights depart from Michigan to California on average per day?

On average, you can expect to see 1 flight from Michigan to California a day.
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Michigan to California?

Spirit Airlines can get you from Michigan to California in just under 14h 11m. Your travel time can differ by up to . The distance from Michigan to California is about 1986 mi.

Top 9 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.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Juneyao AirlinesCheapest$10Average$22FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time66%COVID-19 safety
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FrontierCheapest$64Average$253FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time62%COVID-19 safety
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Spirit AirlinesCheapest$69Average$314FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time65%COVID-19 safety
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Allegiant AirCheapest$94Average$319FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time88%COVID-19 safety
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Alaska AirlinesCheapest$125Average$571FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%COVID-19 safety
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JetBlueCheapest$128Average$180FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time62%COVID-19 safety
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American AirlinesCheapest$137Average$510FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%COVID-19 safety
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DeltaCheapest$137Average$517FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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United AirlinesCheapest$145Average$520FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Michigan to California

See what time of day planes typically take off from Michigan to California
5%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
32%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
34%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
29%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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