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)

All the information you need to plan the best DTT to LAX flight in 2021: compare Detroit to Los Angeles flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Los Angeles.
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

$108

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 21% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight at noon.

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

The best prices found for DTT to LAX flights for June, July
14 Jul - 15 Jul
$119pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
27 Jul - 28 Jul
$120pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
27 Jul - 3 Aug
$147pp
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

Cheap flights to Los Angeles from Detroit found for this year
25 Sep - 29 Sep
$109pp
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 Sep - 18 Sep
$110pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
14 Sep - 21 Sep
$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

Non-stop flights to Los Angeles from Detroit

Save time with Detroit to Los Angeles direct flight deals
14 Sep - 21 Sep
$132pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
21 Aug - 24 Aug
$158pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
18 Aug - 21 Aug
$160pp
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 - 31 Aug
$150pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
26 Jun - 31 Aug
$166pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
26 Jun - 31 Aug
$169pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

One-way flights to Los Angeles from Detroit

The cheapest one-way flights from Detroit to Los Angeles
6:30 pm - 12:02 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
44h 32m
DTW - LAX
Multiple Airlines
$108
Kiwi.com
3:15 pm - 7:05 am
Frontier
1 Stop
18h 50m
DTW - LAX
Frontier
$111
Kiwi.com
6:05 am - 12:26 pm
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
9h 21m
DTW - LAX
Spirit Airlines
$113
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

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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.

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.

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

Booking a flight from Detroit All airports (DTT) to Los Angeles (LAX) is your only option if you wish to fly from Detroit to Los Angeles. On a typical day, there are 15 flights from All airports to Los Angeles, all of which are around 4h 48m for a nonstop flight. You can also purchase a plane ticket from 8 airlines when you book a flight from All airports to Los Angeles.

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 $109, but on average you can expect to pay $129.

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 $203.

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

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

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

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

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

On average 2 flights depart from Detroit to Los Angeles per day.
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 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 5h. Fly via Spirit Airlines to get the fastest option. There are 1986 mi between Detroit and Los Angeles. All flights are typically nonstop.

What is the cheapest airline to fly 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 $109 on this airline. Spirit Airlines is 58% 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 $60. Users have also found tickets on Frontier for as little as $89.

Alternative routes for Detroit to Los Angeles

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Los Angeles

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Detroit to Los Angeles.
Flight duration
4h 40m
Average temperature for June in Los Angeles
82.4 °F

Airports servicing Detroit

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Top 6 airlines flying from Detroit to Los Angeles

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Detroit to Los Angeles 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
$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

See what time of day planes typically take off from Detroit towards Los Angeles.
Morning 6 AM to noon 46% of DTT to LAX departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 23% of DTT to LAX departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 18% of DTT to LAX departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 13% of DTT to LAX departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Detroit to Los Angeles
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Detroit to Los Angeles.
Sunday
17 daily flights
Monday
16 daily flights
Tuesday
16 daily flights
Wednesday
17 daily flights
Thursday
14 daily flights
Friday
15 daily flights
Saturday
10 daily flights
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