Cheap flights from Los Angeles to Detroit (LAX - DTW)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Los Angeles (LAX) to Detroit (DTW)

All the information you need to plan the best LAX to DTW flight in 2022: compare Los Angeles to Detroit flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Detroit.
LAX - DTW
Price
$258 - $419
DTW
Temperature
24.8 - 73.4 °F
DTW
Rainfall
1.8 - 3.1 inches

Popular in

March

High demand for flights, 20% potential price rise

Cheapest in

October

Best time to find cheap flights, 23% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$258

From Los Angeles to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

One-way from

$100

One-way flight from Los Angeles to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
When is the cheapest time to fly from Los Angeles to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (LAX - DTW)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from Los Angeles to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport as you normally would.

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

To save up to 39% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 48 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Los Angeles to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport from $367 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $470 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

October can be a great time to fly to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport from Los Angeles with a flight ticket averaging about $343. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of October for as cheap as $123. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of March.

Cheap flights from Los Angeles to Detroit in June, July 2022

The best prices found for LAX to DTW flights for June, July
5 Jul - 6 Jul
$224pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
5 Jul - 6 Jul
$242pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
8 Jul - 9 Jul
$249pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

Los Angeles to Detroit 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Detroit from Los Angeles found for this year
13 Sep - 14 Sep
$122pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
19 Sep - 20 Sep
$135pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
23 Aug - 24 Aug
$198pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles

Non-stop flights to Detroit from Los Angeles

Save time with Los Angeles to Detroit direct flight deals
23 Aug - 24 Aug
$198pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
27 Aug - 10 Sep
$210pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
20 Aug - 31 Aug
$226pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles

Last minute flights from Los Angeles to Detroit

Late deals on round-trip flights to Detroit from Los Angeles, departing today and this week
2 Jul - 3 Jul
$268pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
28 Jun - 29 Jun
$284pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
29 Jun - 30 Jun
$304pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

One-way flights to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County from Los Angeles

The cheapest one-way flights from Los Angeles to Detroit
5:35 pm - 1:00 am
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
4h 25m
LAX - DTW
Spirit Airlines
$100
CheapOair
5:35 pm - 1:00 am
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
4h 25m
LAX - DTW
Spirit Airlines
$101
CheapOair
6:50 am - 2:13 pm
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
4h 23m
LAX - DTW
Spirit Airlines
$113
CheapOair

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Los Angeles</span> to <span class="emphasized">Detroit</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Los Angeles to Detroit

What airports do I use to fly from Los Angeles to Detroit?

If you wish to fly to Detroit from Los Angeles, then you need to book flights from Los Angeles to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County. There are 19 flights from Los Angeles (LAX) to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County (DTW) per day to choose from. Flights to Detroit from Los Angeles are available from 8 different airlines, which means you should have some options if you want to compare airfare deals. 4h 16m is how long a nonstop flight from Los Angeles to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County typically takes.

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

Spirit Airlines, Delta, and American Airlines are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Los Angeles to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $122, but on average you can expect to pay $221.

Are there nonstop flights from Los Angeles to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Los Angeles to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Los Angeles to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport is less than $255.

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

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

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

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

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

10 flight departures from Los Angeles to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport per day on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 40% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 60% of flight departures

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

Departing from Los Angeles to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport will take you 5h 52m. The distance from Los Angeles to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport is about 1986 mi.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Los Angeles to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport round-trip?

Spirit Airlines, at $122, was found to be the cheapest airline from Los Angeles to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport.. You may be able to fly from Los Angeles to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport for 63% less than the average price by searching for this airline.

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

Consider American Airlines, Alaska Airlines or Delta when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Los Angeles to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport.

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

Looking for the cheapest flight from Los Angeles to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport? While on average our users pay $1,016, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $189. The most popular route (Los Angeles - Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County), is priced around $135.

What are the most reliable airlines from Los Angeles to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport?

No one likes to see their flight delayed. When booking a flight from Los Angeles to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport consider choosing Virgin Atlantic (87%), Spirit Airlines (85%) or Aeromexico (84%) as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Detroit (DTW)

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Detroit from Los Angeles?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County within the United States

Most visitors from Los Angeles need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Los Angeles are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Los Angeles are not required to quarantine after entering Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County.

Do I need a test to fly back to Los Angeles from Detroit?

Returning to Los Angeles from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Los Angeles.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County are not required to quarantine after entering Los Angeles.

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Alternative routes for Los Angeles to Detroit

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Detroit

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Los Angeles to Detroit.
Flight duration from LAX to DTW
4h 39m
Average temperature for June in Detroit
80.6 °F
Avg rainfall for June in Detroit
3.1 ″

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Airports servicing Detroit

Top 6 airlines flying from Los Angeles to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Los Angeles to Detroit 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
Juneyao Airlines
$12 $23 No cancel fee 66%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Juneyao Airlines. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Spirit Airlines
$99 $304 No cancel fee 65%
United Airlines
$167 $442 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$208 $453 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$259 $528 No cancel fee N/A
Alaska Airlines
$373 $496 No cancel fee 75%

Hourly flight availability from Los Angeles to Detroit

See what time of day planes typically take off from Los Angeles towards Detroit.
Morning 6 AM to noon 68% of LAX to DTW departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 15% of LAX to DTW departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 11% of LAX to DTW departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 6% of LAX to DTW departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Los Angeles to Detroit
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Los Angeles to Detroit.
Sunday
15 daily flights
Monday
23 daily flights
Tuesday
20 daily flights
Wednesday
20 daily flights
Thursday
20 daily flights
Friday
22 daily flights
Saturday
18 daily flights
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