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

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The best prices from Los Angeles to Detroit are usually found in April or August, booked 23 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Tuesday and return on a Wednesday

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

All the information you need to plan the best LAX to DTT flight in 2021: compare Los Angeles to Detroit flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Detroit.
LAX - DTT
Price
$192 - $437
DTT
Temperature
33.8 - 84.2 °F
DTT
Rainfall
2.5 - 3.8 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 34% potential price rise

Cheapest in

April

Best time to find cheap flights, 33% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$192

From Los Angeles to Detroit

One-way from

$66

One-way flight from Los Angeles to Detroit

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Los Angeles to Detroit?

Leaving on a Wednesday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 22% on the overall cost on flights from Los Angeles to Detroit.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Los Angeles to Detroit at least 18 days early can save you up to 24% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 18 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Los Angeles to Detroit for as little as $195 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $259 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Los Angeles to Detroit?

April can be a great time to fly to Detroit from Los Angeles with a flight ticket averaging about $204. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of April for as cheap as $35. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Los Angeles to Detroit (LAX - DTT)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Los Angeles to Detroit in the evening. Doing so could potentially save you 30% on the flight price compared to flying at noon, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Los Angeles to Detroit in July, August 2021

The best prices found for LAX to DTT flights for July, August
10 Aug - 18 Aug
$82pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
20 Aug - 26 Aug
$94pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
27 Aug - 30 Aug
$96pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

Los Angeles to Detroit 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Detroit from Los Angeles found for this year
10 Aug - 18 Aug
$82pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
20 Aug - 26 Aug
$94pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
27 Aug - 30 Aug
$96pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

Non-stop flights to Detroit from Los Angeles

Save time with Los Angeles to Detroit direct flight deals
20 Aug - 27 Aug
$130pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
8 Aug - 15 Aug
$140pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
22 Sep - 29 Sep
$149pp
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
28 Jul - 23 Aug
$160pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
28 Jul - 23 Aug
$161pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
1 Aug - 10 Aug
$175pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

One-way flights to Detroit from Los Angeles

The cheapest one-way flights from Los Angeles to Detroit
12:00 pm - 7:23 pm
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
4h 23m
LAX - DTW
Spirit Airlines
$66
TravelGo
1:40 am - 8:55 am
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
4h 15m
LAX - DTW
Spirit Airlines
$80
JustFly
1:40 am - 8:55 am
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
4h 15m
LAX - DTW
Spirit Airlines
$81
JustFly

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

Are flight prices decreasing from Los Angeles to Detroit 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 Los Angeles and Detroit 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.

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

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Spirit Airlines, Delta, and United Airlines flying from Los Angeles to Detroit have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

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

Booking a flight from Los Angeles (LAX) to Detroit All airports (DTT) is your only option if you wish to fly from Los Angeles to Detroit. On a typical day, there are 12 flights from Los Angeles to All airports, all of which are around 4h 15m for a nonstop flight. You can also purchase a plane ticket from 6 airlines when you book a flight from Los Angeles to Detroit.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Los Angeles to Detroit for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $82, but on average you can expect to pay $105.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Los Angeles to Detroit under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Los Angeles to Detroit is less than $175.

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

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

What days are nonstop flights available from Los Angeles to Detroit?

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

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

Travelers can expect 6 flights from Los Angeles to Detroit on average per day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 83% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 17% of flight departures

Is Los Angeles weather warmer or cooler than Detroit?

Expect the weather to be around 90 °F on average in August. As the temperature peaks, try to get your plans done early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. The climate in Detroit is generally colder than in Los Angeles.

How long is the flight from Los Angeles to Detroit?

Spirit Airlines can get you from Los Angeles to Detroit in just under 4h 20m. Your travel time will be generally consistent. The distance from Los Angeles to Detroit is about 1986 mi. All flights are typically nonstop.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Los Angeles to Detroit round-trip?

According to our current data, Spirit Airlines ($82), offers the cheapest pricing from Los Angeles to Detroit. Spirit Airlines is currently priced 71% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Los Angeles to Detroit one-way?

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $49 on Spirit Airlines.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Detroit, MI

Can I fly to Detroit from Los Angeles right now?

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

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

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

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

Can I fly back to Los Angeles from Detroit?

Returning to Los Angeles from Detroit

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Detroit 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.
Average temperature for July in Detroit
84.2 °F
Avg rainfall for July in Detroit
3.5 ″

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Airports servicing Detroit

Top 5 airlines flying from Los Angeles to Detroit

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
Frontier
$110 $202 No cancel fee 62%
Spirit Airlines
$143 $299 No cancel fee 65%
American Airlines
$56 $323 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$132 $350 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$275 $471 No cancel fee N/A

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 37% of LAX to DTT departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 24% of LAX to DTT departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 24% of LAX to DTT departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 15% of LAX to DTT 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
13 daily flights
Monday
16 daily flights
Tuesday
13 daily flights
Wednesday
15 daily flights
Thursday
12 daily flights
Friday
15 daily flights
Saturday
5 daily flights
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