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

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The best prices from Detroit All airports 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
57.2 - 73.4 °F
LAX
Precipitation
0 - 3.4 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 (DTT) to Los Angeles

One-way from

$49

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

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
When is the cheapest time to fly from Detroit to Los Angeles (DTT - LAX)?

Unlike at noon, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 21% on flights from Detroit to Los Angeles by exploring options for tickets in the evening.

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

Saturday flights are found to be more expensive to fly from Detroit to Los Angeles. 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 Los Angeles.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, August can be a great choice for travel to Los Angeles. Flights to Los Angeles from Detroit in August are about $264 on average during August, but can be found for as low as $119.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Detroit to Los Angeles, book at least 21 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 38% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $242 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $344.

Cheap flights from Detroit to Los Angeles in October, November 2021

The best prices found for DTT to LAX flights for October, November
17 Nov - 1 Dec
$64pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
10 Nov - 17 Nov
$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
13 Nov - 15 Nov
$80pp
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 All airports to Los Angeles 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Los Angeles from Detroit found for this year
17 Nov - 1 Dec
$64pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
10 Nov - 17 Nov
$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
13 Nov - 15 Nov
$80pp
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
6 Nov - 10 Nov
$97pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
8 Nov - 15 Nov
$115pp
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 Dec - 7 Dec
$116pp
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 Oct - 29 Oct
$100pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
29 Oct - 1 Nov
$103pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
26 Oct - 29 Oct
$109pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
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
4:47 am - 6:40 am
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
4h 53m
DTW - LAX
Spirit Airlines
$49
Priceline
3:55 am - 5:48 am
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
4h 53m
DTW - LAX
Spirit Airlines
$57
Gotogate
6:40 pm - 8:40 pm
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
5h 00m
DTW - LAX
Spirit Airlines
$66
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Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Detroit</span> to <span class="emphasized">Los Angeles</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Detroit to Los Angeles

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 13 flights from All airports to Los Angeles, all of which are around 4h 49m 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.

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 $70, but on average you can expect to pay $94.

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 $123.

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

Spirit Airlines, at $70, was found to be the cheapest airline from Detroit to Los Angeles.. You may be able to fly from Detroit to Los Angeles for 73% less than the average price by searching for this airline.

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

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

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

The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from Detroit to Los Angeles are Spirit Airlines (91%), Korean Air (86%) and Delta (83%).

What are the cheapest flights from Detroit to Los Angeles?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $68. While the most popular route (Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County - Los Angeles) can be booked for $93 on average our data indicates $694 when flying from Detroit to Los Angeles

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Los Angeles, CA

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

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

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

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.

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

Returning to Detroit from Los Angeles

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.

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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 from DTT to LAX
4h 39m
Average temperature for October in Los Angeles
78.8 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Los Angeles
1.2 ″

Airports servicing Detroit

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Top 6 airlines flying from Detroit All airports 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
American Airlines
$56 $285 No cancel fee 71%
Frontier
$73 $193 No cancel fee 62%
United Airlines
$134 $333 No cancel fee 69%
JetBlue
$138 $280 No cancel fee 62%
Spirit Airlines
$142 $277 No cancel fee 65%
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 66% of DTT to LAX departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 20% of DTT to LAX departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 13% 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
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Detroit to Los Angeles.
Sunday
13 daily flights
Monday
17 daily flights
Tuesday
12 daily flights
Wednesday
13 daily flights
Thursday
14 daily flights
Friday
13 daily flights
Saturday
12 daily flights
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