Cheap flights from Detroit to Los Angeles from $96

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Flight information for Detroit to Los Angeles
(DTT to LAX)

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Best Price Found

$96

Fastest flight time

4h 47m

Direct flights

Tue, Thu, Sat and Sun

Airports in Los Angeles

1 airport
The best one-way flight to Los Angeles from Detroit in the past 72 hours is $96. The best round-trip flight deal from Detroit to Los Angeles found on momondo in the last 72 hours is $199.
The fastest flight from Detroit to Los Angeles takes 4h 47m
Direct flights go from Detroit to Los Angeles on Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday. The only airline offering direct flights is Delta.
There is 1 airport near Los Angeles: Los Angeles (LAX)

How to get the cheapest flight ticket from Detroit to Los Angeles

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

August

The cheapest time of year to fly to Los Angeles from Detroit is August. Most expensive is December

What is the cheapest day to depart Detroit for Los Angeles?

Tuesday

The cheapest day of the week is typically Tuesday. The most expensive is typically Sunday

When is the cheapest time to fly from Detroit to Los Angeles?

at noon

Detroit to Los Angeles flights are approximately 35% more expensive in the afternoon than at noon

What is the cheapest airline that flies to Los Angeles from Detroit?

Juneyao Airlines

American Airlines, Delta, and Frontier are the most popular carriers operating from Detroit to Los Angeles

What is the cheapest Detroit to Los Angeles flight route?

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County - Los Angeles

Fly from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County to Los Angeles for the best Detroit - Los Angeles flight prices

How far in advance should you book Detroit to Los Angeles flights?

20 days before

The cheapest time to buy a flight from Detroit to Los Angeles is approximately 20 days to departure

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (DTW) to Los Angeles Airport (LAX)$202
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Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (DTW) to Burbank Bob Hope Airport (BUR)$308
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Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (DTW) to Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty Airport (SNA)$284
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Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (DTW) to Long Beach Municipal Airport (LGB)$358
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When traveling from Detroit to Los Angeles, the most popular airport to fly into is Los Angeles Airport. The majority of travelers flying into Los Angeles Airport from Detroit are departing from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport. You may be looking for an airport near Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport to depart from when traveling to Los Angeles and Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport, located in Detroit is a great option. If you are looking for alternate airports to fly into when traveling from Detroit, you can try flying into Burbank Bob Hope Airport (in Burbank), Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty Airport (in Santa Ana), or Long Beach Municipal Airport (in 15). In May, $202 is typically the cheapest round trip price you’ll find from Detroit to Los Angeles which you can find when you fly DTW — LAX.


Easily compare round-trip flights from Detroit to Los Angeles

Below you can see the best fares for your round-trip flight route over the next three months. All fares were found on momondo this week. Browse the quickest and cheapest flights from Detroit to Los Angeles by changing tabs
Spirit Airlines
Sep 17
DTW1:55 pmDetroit Metropolitan Wayne County
5h 01m
LAX6:56 pmLos Angeles
Sep 17
LAX7:38 pmLos Angeles
7h 20m
1 stop
DTW2:58 amDetroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Aug 17
DTW3:55 amDetroit Metropolitan Wayne County
4h 49m
LAX8:44 amLos Angeles
Aug 24
LAX8:41 amLos Angeles
8h 13m
1 stop
DTW4:54 pmDetroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Aug 24
DTW3:55 amDetroit Metropolitan Wayne County
4h 49m
LAX8:44 amLos Angeles
Aug 27
LAX6:50 amLos Angeles
4h 23m
DTW11:13 amDetroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Nov 7
DTW12:55 pmDetroit Metropolitan Wayne County
5h 01m
LAX5:56 pmLos Angeles
Nov 7
LAX6:38 pmLos Angeles
7h 20m
1 stop
DTW1:58 amDetroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Aug 24
DTW3:55 amDetroit Metropolitan Wayne County
4h 49m
LAX8:44 amLos Angeles
Aug 27
LAX6:50 amLos Angeles
4h 23m
DTW11:13 amDetroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Aug 20
DTW4:55 pmDetroit Metropolitan Wayne County
4h 48m
LAX9:43 pmLos Angeles
Aug 27
LAX5:35 pmLos Angeles
4h 25m
DTW10:00 pmDetroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Find the cheapest one-way flights from Detroit to Los Angeles

If you're looking for one-way flights from Detroit to Los Angeles, view some of our deals below provided by American Airlines and Spirit Airlines
Spirit Airlines
Sep 28
DTW2:00 amDetroit Metropolitan Wayne County
5h 01m
LAX7:01 amLos Angeles
Multiple Airlines
Aug 17
DTW4:00 amDetroit Metropolitan Wayne County
15h 35m
1 stop
LAX7:35 pmLos Angeles
American Airlines
Aug 20
DTW11:39 amDetroit Metropolitan Wayne County
7h 55m
1 stop
LAX7:34 pmLos Angeles

Search last-minute flights to Los Angeles from Detroit

Find and compare round-trip flight prices for your last-minute flight from Detroit to Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Jun 3
DTW2:42 pmDetroit Metropolitan Wayne County
4h 51m
LAX7:33 pmLos Angeles
Jun 14
LAX8:41 amLos Angeles
8h 18m
1 stop
DTW4:59 pmDetroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Multiple Airlines
May 31
DTW2:20 amDetroit Metropolitan Wayne County
4h 50m
LAX7:10 amLos Angeles
Jun 4
LAX6:59 pmLos Angeles
11h 56m
1 stop
DTW6:55 amDetroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Jun 3
DTW4:55 amDetroit Metropolitan Wayne County
14h 54m
1 stop
LAX7:49 pmLos Angeles
Jun 14
LAX8:41 amLos Angeles
8h 18m
1 stop
DTW4:59 pmDetroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Multiple Airlines
Jun 2
DTW10:40 amDetroit Metropolitan Wayne County
20h 59m
1 stop
LAX7:39 amLos Angeles
Jun 5
LAX6:25 pmLos Angeles
13h 20m
1 stop
DTW7:45 amDetroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
May 30
DTW2:20 amDetroit Metropolitan Wayne County
4h 50m
LAX7:10 amLos Angeles
Jun 2
LAX5:30 amLos Angeles
8h 36m
1 stop
DTW2:06 pmDetroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Multiple Airlines
May 31
DTW2:20 amDetroit Metropolitan Wayne County
4h 50m
LAX7:10 amLos Angeles
Jun 4
LAX6:59 pmLos Angeles
11h 56m
1 stop
DTW6:55 amDetroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Best airlines flying from Detroit to Los Angeles

Compare and see reviews for airlines that fly from Detroit to Los Angeles with momondo
AirlineRatingFree CancellationPrice
Juneyao AirlinesPriceFrom $11Free CancellationRating
0.0
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Spirit AirlinesPriceFrom $98Free CancellationRating
6.2
6.4

Boarding

5.8

Comfort

6.9

Crew

4.8

Entertainment

5.1

Food

Reviews

They seat my and my girls all over, even that I paid for carry on, my twins are 10 years old, I was sitting on seat 27A, one of my girls seats was 26 A and my other girl was sitting on seat 31A, I ask the staff for help and they never help me to try to sit me and my girls together, they not ever try to do something about it when I told them. I been flying with spirit for many years and this is my first time that i feel like i was no help with my situation

1 / 10
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FrontierPriceFrom $147Free CancellationRating
6.1
6.4

Boarding

5.8

Comfort

6.9

Crew

4.7

Entertainment

5.0

Food

Reviews

Coffee ordered and only choice offered was black or with cream and sugar. A sugar substitute should be offered for those who don’t need or want sugar.

1 / 10
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American AirlinesPriceFrom $180Free CancellationRating
7.3
7.7

Boarding

7.2

Comfort

8.1

Crew

7.1

Entertainment

6.6

Food

Reviews

No fault of AA. Flight diverted and delayed.

1 / 10
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United AirlinesPriceFrom $183Free CancellationRating
7.4
7.7

Boarding

7.2

Comfort

8.0

Crew

6.9

Entertainment

6.7

Food

Reviews

3 hours on the tarmac before take off (for a 7 hour flight). We were told they were working on the wi-fi. Why does that merit making 500 people 3 hours late?? They never fixed the wifi, we had no entertainment.

1 / 10
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DeltaPriceFrom $226Free CancellationRating
7.9
7.9

Boarding

8.0

Comfort

8.3

Crew

7.7

Entertainment

7.3

Food

Reviews

One of the crew member weren’t to pleasant

1 / 10
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Alaska AirlinesPriceFrom $270Free CancellationRating
8.0
8.3

Boarding

8.0

Comfort

8.5

Crew

7.4

Entertainment

7.2

Food

Reviews

Nice helpful staff

1 / 10
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  • Delta Flights From Detroit to Los Angeles

    Across 22 Delta flights from Detroit to Los Angeles this week, the average price was $466, with the best Delta deals starting from $226 round-trip. 385 users have rated Delta on momondo, with an average score of 7.9/10.

  • Spirit Airlines Flights From Detroit to Los Angeles

    Another popular option for Detroit to Los Angeles flights is Spirit Airlines (6.2/10, 756 ratings). Spirit Airlines flies from Detroit to Los Angeles around 11 times per week, with deals starting from $98 round-trip and rising to an average price of around $257.


Spirit Airlines flights from Detroit to Los Angeles

Our best Spirit Airlines deals on Detroit to Los Angeles flight tickets
Spirit Airlines
Sep 17
DTW1:55 pmDetroit Metropolitan Wayne County
5h 01m
LAX6:56 pmLos Angeles
Sep 17
LAX7:38 pmLos Angeles
7h 20m
1 stop
DTW2:58 amDetroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Aug 17
DTW3:55 amDetroit Metropolitan Wayne County
4h 49m
LAX8:44 amLos Angeles
Aug 24
LAX8:41 amLos Angeles
8h 13m
1 stop
DTW4:54 pmDetroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Aug 24
DTW3:55 amDetroit Metropolitan Wayne County
4h 49m
LAX8:44 amLos Angeles
Aug 27
LAX6:50 amLos Angeles
4h 23m
DTW11:13 amDetroit Metropolitan Wayne County

  • Are airlines flying from Detroit to Los Angeles offering flexible cancellation due to COVID-19?

    To ease the stress of booking flights, some of our airline partners flying from Detroit to Los Angeles are responding to the global pandemic. The following airlines may have a flexible cancellation policy to help accommodate travelers: Spirit Airlines, Delta, and American Airlines.

  • How far is Detroit to Los Angeles by plane?

    The distance between Detroit and Los Angeles is about 1981.2 mi. Flights usually cover this in 4h 48m, depending on flying conditions and air traffic around both airports.



Alternative routes for Detroit to Los Angeles

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