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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 September or October, booked 28 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
$221 - $376
LAX
Temperature
68 - 89.6 °F
LAX
Rainfall
0 - 4.8 inches
Popular in December High demand for flights, 23% potential price rise
Cheapest in September Best time to find cheap flights, 23% potential price drop
Round-trip from $221 From Detroit to Los Angeles
One-way from $46 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 8% 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 $87 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $97 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

September is one of the best times of the year to fly to Los Angeles from Detroit. Prices for September average $95 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $46. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a September flight can save you 12% on your journey compared to booking in September

Cheap flights from Detroit to Los Angeles in June, July 2020

The best prices found for DTT to LAX flights for June, July
22 Jul - 27 Jul
$108pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
22 Jul - 8 Aug
$112pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
22 Jul - 26 Jul
$117pp
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 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Los Angeles from Detroit found for this year
26 Aug - 1 Sep
$103pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
5 Aug - 12 Aug
$105pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
22 Jul - 27 Jul
$108pp
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

Save time with Detroit to Los Angeles direct flight deals
16 Jul - 19 Jul
$186pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
15 Jul - 22 Jul
$189pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
2 Jul - 9 Jul
$190pp
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

Late deals on round-trip flights to Los Angeles from Detroit, departing today and this week
26 Jun - 3 Jul
$204pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
24 Jun - 16 Sep
$219pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
26 Jun - 1 Aug
$221pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

One-way flights to Los Angeles from Detroit

The cheapest one-way flights from Detroit to Los Angeles
9:58 am - 7:02 pm
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
12h 04m
DTW - LAX
Spirit Airlines
$46
KAYAK
3:05 am - 12:56 pm
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
12h 51m
DTW - LAX
Spirit Airlines
$52
FlightNetwork
12:46 pm - 7:01 pm
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
9h 15m
DTW - LAX
Spirit Airlines
$60
FlyFar

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Detroit to Los Angeles flights.

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.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Detroit to Los Angeles for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $103, but on average you can expect to pay $121.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Detroit to Los Angeles under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Detroit to Los Angeles is less than $227.

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

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

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

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

How popular is this flight route?

Within the past month, 699 users have taken a look at flights from Detroit to Los Angeles.

What is the cheapest airline for this route?

While browsing flights check up on current rates for Delta Air Lines, Inc.. Delta Air Lines, Inc. offers the cheapest flight to Detroit to Los Angeles. Flight availability can sometimes range however expect there to be 146 flights on average per day.

How long does the flight from Detroit to Los Angeles take?

For nonstop trips expect to fly for about 5 hours. The travel distance is approximately 1,234 miles.

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

On average 17 flights depart from Detroit to Los Angeles per day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 41% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 59% 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.

Alternative routes for Detroit to Los Angeles

Destination information for Los Angeles

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Detroit to Los Angeles
Average temperature for June in Los Angeles
82.4 °F

Airports servicing Detroit

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Hourly flight availability from Detroit to Los Angeles

Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 63% of DTT to LAX departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 36% of DTT to LAX departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of DTT to LAX departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of DTT to LAX departures
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Weekly flight availability
from Detroit to Los Angeles
Sunday
5 daily flights
Monday
10 daily flights
Tuesday
10 daily flights
Wednesday
3 daily flights
Thursday
1 daily flight
Friday
2 daily flights
Saturday
2 daily flights