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

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The best prices from Detroit to Los Angeles are usually found in August or September, booked 21 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Tuesday and return on a Thursday

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

DTT - LAX
Price
$208 - $376
LAX
Temperature
68 - 89.6 °F
LAX
Rainfall
0 - 4.8 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 30% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 21% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$208

From Detroit to Los Angeles

One-way from

$59

One-way flight from Detroit to Los Angeles

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 Detroit to Los Angeles?

Departing on a Tuesday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 14% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

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

To save up to 20% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 17 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Detroit to Los Angeles from $75 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $95 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

April is one of the best times of the year to fly to Los Angeles from Detroit. Prices for April average $86 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $43. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a April flight can save you 23% on your journey compared to booking in April

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

It’s optimal to fly from Detroit to Los Angeles in the evening. By choosing this option you can save up to 22% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Detroit to Los Angeles in March, April 2021

17 Apr - 23 Apr
$68pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
16 Mar - 19 Mar
$70pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
8 Mar - 12 Mar
$71pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Detroit to Los Angeles 2021 flight deals

17 Apr - 23 Apr
$68pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
16 Mar - 19 Mar
$70pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
8 Mar - 12 Mar
$71pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Non-stop flights to Los Angeles from Detroit

15 Apr - 19 Apr
$82pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
17 Apr - 19 Apr
$83pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
23 Mar - 30 Mar
$84pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Last minute flights from Detroit to Los Angeles

10 Mar - 15 Mar
$71pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
11 Mar - 15 Mar
$73pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
11 Mar - 18 Mar
$76pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

One-way flights to Los Angeles from Detroit

4:12 pm - 3:31 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
26h 19m
DTW - LAX
Frontier
$59
Gotogate
2:14 pm - 7:40 pm
Spirit Airlines
2 Stops
32h 26m
DTW - LAX
Spirit Airlines
$64
Gotogate
3:45 pm - 2:46 pm
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
26h 01m
DTW - LAX
Multiple Airlines
$65
Gotogate

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Flight FAQs

From Detroit to Los Angeles

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

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Detroit to Los Angeles to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Delta is one of them. New policies for travelers booking flights from Detroit to Los Angeles include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitization, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from Detroit to Los Angeles that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Spirit Airlines, Delta, and United Airlines. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Detroit to Los Angeles for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $68, but on average you can expect to pay $78.

Are there nonstop flights from Detroit to Los Angeles for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Detroit to Los Angeles under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Detroit to Los Angeles is less than $94.

Are there last-minute flights available from Detroit to Los Angeles for under $100?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Detroit to Los Angeles within the next 7 days for less than $100.

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

You can find nonstop flights on the following days: Saturday.

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

On average 1 flight departs from Detroit to Los Angeles per day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 100% of flight departures

Is Detroit weather warmer or cooler than Los Angeles?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 90 °F's in August, on average. The temperature in Los Angeles is generally hotter than in Detroit. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

How long is the flight from Detroit to Los Angeles?

There are many flights that can get you from Detroit to Los Angeles in 4h 57m. Fly via Spirit Airlines to get the fastest option. There are 1986 mi between Detroit and Los Angeles. All flights are typically nonstop.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Detroit to Los Angeles round-trip?

Our cheapest airline available from Detroit to Los Angeles is Spirit Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $68 on this airline. An additional option worth looking into is Frontier, starting at $95. Spirit Airlines is 74% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Spirit Airlines. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $31. Users have also found tickets on Frontier for as little as $50.

Alternative routes for Detroit to Los Angeles

Destination information for Los Angeles

Average temperature for March in Los Angeles
73.4 °F
Avg rainfall for March in Los Angeles
1.3 ″

Airports servicing Detroit

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Top 6 airlines flying from Detroit to Los Angeles

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Frontier
$73 $193 No cancel fee 62%
Spirit Airlines
$142 $277 No cancel fee 65%
JetBlue
$138 $280 No cancel fee 62%
American Airlines
$56 $285 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$134 $333 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$248 $429 No cancel fee N/A

Hourly flight availability from Detroit to Los Angeles

Morning 6 AM to noon 66% of DTT to LAX departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 22% of DTT to LAX departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 11% of DTT to LAX departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of DTT to LAX departures
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Weekly flight availability
from Detroit to Los Angeles
Sunday
7 daily flights
Monday
6 daily flights
Tuesday
8 daily flights
Wednesday
11 daily flights
Thursday
6 daily flights
Friday
8 daily flights
Saturday
5 daily flights
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