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

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

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 2022: compare Los Angeles to Detroit flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Detroit.
LAX - DTT
Price
$192 - $437
DTT
Temperature
24.8 - 73.4 °F
DTT
Rainfall
1.8 - 3.1 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 (DTT)

One-way from

$125

One-way flight from Los Angeles to Detroit (DTT)

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?

Flights from Los Angeles to Detroit are found to be more expensive on Sunday. This shouldn't discourage you from searching as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Detroit.

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

April is one of the best times of the year to fly to Detroit from Los Angeles. Prices for April average $288 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $87. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a April flight can save you 51% on your journey compared to booking in December

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 21 days in advance to save up to 49% 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 21 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 Los Angeles to Detroit 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $266, or $403 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Los Angeles to Detroit in the afternoon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 28% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the morning.

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

The best prices found for LAX to DTT flights for May, June
2 Jun - 3 Jun
$250pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
2 Jun - 3 Jun
$255pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
27 May - 28 May
$261pp
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
17 Sep - 18 Sep
$217pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
16 Aug - 17 Aug
$242pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
2 Jun - 3 Jun
$250pp
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 Los Angeles

Save time with Los Angeles to Detroit direct flight deals
16 Aug - 17 Aug
$242pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
10 Aug - 16 Aug
$251pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
9 Aug - 16 Aug
$257pp
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
27 May - 28 May
$261pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
26 May - 4 Jun
$278pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
26 May - 4 Jun
$291pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

One-way flights to All airports from Los Angeles

The cheapest one-way flights from Los Angeles to Detroit
5:28 pm - 12:50 am
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
4h 22m
LAX - DTW
Spirit Airlines
$125
Kiwi.com
4:15 pm - 11:36 pm
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
4h 21m
LAX - DTW
Spirit Airlines
$131
Agoda.com
5:43 am - 1:05 pm
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
4h 22m
LAX - DTW
Spirit Airlines
$148
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?

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 20 flights from Los Angeles to All airports, all of which are around 4h 21m for a nonstop flight. You can also purchase a plane ticket from 8 airlines when you book a flight from Los Angeles to Detroit.

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 American Airlines flying from Los Angeles to Detroit have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from Los Angeles to Detroit for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Los Angeles to Detroit for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $217, but on average you can expect to pay $264.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Los Angeles to Detroit under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Los Angeles to Detroit is less than $288.

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

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

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

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

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

6 flight departures from Los Angeles to Detroit per day on average.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 17% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Noon) - 83% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Los Angeles to Detroit?

There are many flights that can get you from Los Angeles to Detroit in 7h 43m. Fly via Spirit Airlines to get the fastest option. The distance between Los Angeles and Detroit is about 1986 mi.

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

Flying on Spirit Airlines is currently your cheapest option to Detroit, with prices starting at $217. Spirit Airlines is priced at 24% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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

The most popular airlines flying from Los Angeles to Detroit are American Airlines, Alaska Airlines and Delta. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the most reliable airlines from Los Angeles to Detroit?

Looking for the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time? Our data shows these are most likely to get you from Los Angeles to Detroit on time: Virgin Atlantic (92%), China Southern (86%), Aeromexico (86%).

What are the cheapest flights from Los Angeles to Detroit?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $122. While the most popular route (Los Angeles - Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County) can be booked for $244 on average our data indicates $961 when flying from Los Angeles to Detroit.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Detroit, MI

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

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 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Detroit.

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

Do I need a test to 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 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) 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.
Flight duration from LAX to DTT
4h 40m
Average temperature for May in Detroit
69.8 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Detroit
3.8 ″

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Airports servicing Detroit

Top 6 airlines flying from Los Angeles to Detroit All airports

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
$10 $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.

Spirit Airlines
$98 $273 No cancel fee 65%
United Airlines
$146 $382 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$213 $464 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$228 $478 No cancel fee N/A
Alaska Airlines
$373 $491 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 63% of LAX to DTT departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 22% of LAX to DTT departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 12% of LAX to DTT departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 3% of LAX to DTT departures
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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
20 daily flights
Tuesday
19 daily flights
Wednesday
25 daily flights
Thursday
23 daily flights
Friday
22 daily flights
Saturday
19 daily flights
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