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

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How to find the cheapest flight from
California to Detroit (DTT)

All the information you need to plan the best null to DTT flight in 2022: compare California to Detroit flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Detroit.
When is the cheapest time to fly from California to Detroit (CA - DTT)?

When flying from California to Detroit, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 50 days in advance to save up to 40% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 50 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from California to Detroit 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $378, or $488 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

Flights from California to Detroit lean towards being more expensive in March. Prices are generally better when you fly from California to Detroit in October, with the cheapest ticket starting at $123.

Cheap flights from California to Detroit in June, July 2022

The best prices found for California to DTT flights for June, July
21 Jul - 25 Jul
$164pp
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
18 Jul - 25 Jul
$168pp
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
19 Jul - 25 Jul
$169pp
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego

California to Detroit 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Detroit from California found for this year
16 Sep - 17 Sep
$125pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
14 Oct - 15 Oct
$131pp
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
10 Sep - 11 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

Non-stop flights to Detroit from California

Save time with California to Detroit direct flight deals
7 Sep - 21 Sep
$231pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
16 Aug - 30 Aug
$246pp
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 Sep - 28 Sep
$250pp
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 California to Detroit

Late deals on round-trip flights to Detroit from California, departing today and this week
7 Jul - 11 Jul
$184pp
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
7 Jul - 16 Jul
$188pp
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
6 Jul - 23 Jul
$189pp
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego

One-way flights to All airports from California

The cheapest one-way flights from California to Detroit
3:29 pm - 1:57 am
Frontier
1 Stop
7h 28m
SAN - DTW
Frontier
$79
SmartFares
3:29 pm - 1:57 am
Frontier
1 Stop
7h 28m
SAN - DTW
Frontier
$83
Kiwi.com
2:09 pm - 1:57 am
Frontier
1 Stop
8h 48m
SAN - DTW
Frontier
$84
JustFly

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From California to Detroit

What airport do you fly into for flights to Detroit from California?

Detroit All airports (DTT) is the airport you will fly into if you book a flight from California to Detroit. It is only a 0.6 mi journey from All airports (DTT) to Detroit’s city center.

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

Some of our airline partners flying from California to Detroit have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Delta, Spirit Airlines, and American 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 California to Detroit for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from California to Detroit for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $125, but on average you can expect to pay $178.

Are there nonstop flights from California to Detroit for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from California to Detroit under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from California to Detroit is less than $269.

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

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

What days are nonstop flights available from California to Detroit?

Nonstop flights are available for this route on the following days: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

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

On average, you can expect to see 21 flights from California to Detroit a day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 62% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 38% of flight departures

How long is the flight from California to Detroit?

Spirit Airlines and Frontier can get you from California to Detroit in just under 5h 52m. Your travel time can differ by up to 4h 35m. California and Detroit are separated by a distance of 1986 mi. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the most popular routes from California to Detroit?

The most popular route from California to Detroit is Los Angeles - Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County. You may also consider San Francisco - Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County or San Diego - Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County.

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

Consider American Airlines, Alaska Airlines or Delta when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from California to Detroit.

What are the most reliable airlines from California to Detroit?

No one likes to see their flight delayed. When booking a flight from California to Detroit 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.

What are the cheapest flights from California to Detroit?

The cheapest flight price from California to Detroit is $164. On average you can expect to pay $1,197. The most popular route, (Los Angeles - Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County), can usually be booked for $125.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Detroit, MI

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

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from California are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Detroit.

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

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

Returning to California from Detroit

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Detroit are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering California.

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

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Departure points for flights from California to Detroit

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Destination information for Detroit

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from California to Detroit.
Average temperature for June in Detroit
80.6 °F
Avg rainfall for June in Detroit
3.3 ″

Airports servicing

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

Airports servicing Detroit

Top 8 airlines flying from California to Detroit All airports

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from California 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 $22 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.

Frontier
$82 $293 No cancel fee 62%
Spirit Airlines
$83 $307 No cancel fee 65%
JetBlue
$128 $155 No cancel fee 62%
Alaska Airlines
$145 $552 No cancel fee 75%
United Airlines
$147 $570 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$170 $441 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$196 $536 No cancel fee N/A
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