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Flights from Detroit to Los Angeles, United States

Detroit to Los Angeles, California Last modified: May 26, 2017 11:17 -04:00Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've scanned 22,601,995,360 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Los Angeles, California. Spirit & Frontier frequently offer the best deals to Los Angeles, California flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Spirit
DTTLAX
Fri 6/9
nonstop
LAXDTT
Sat 6/10
nonstop
$241
Frontier
DTTLAX
Sat 6/24
1 stop
LAXDTT
Wed 7/5
1 stop
$418
JetBlue
DTTLAX
Wed 9/20
1 stop
LAXDTT
Wed 9/27
1 stop
$449
Alaska
DTTLAX
Thu 9/14
1 stop
LAXDTT
Thu 9/28
1 stop
$468

How Much is a Flight from Detroit to Los Angeles, California? Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Detroit to Los Angeles, California, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $241.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Detroit to Los Angeles, California?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we think FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for tickets from Detroit to Los Angeles, California based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should I book tickets from Detroit to Los Angeles, California? Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from Detroit to Los Angeles, California.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $346 $410
7-14 days $241 $274
14-21 days $241 $274
21-30 days $301 $334
30-60 days $311 $339
60-90 days $241 $274
90+ days $241 $274

Cheapest Day To Fly from Detroit to Los Angeles, California Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've examined 22,621,568,219 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Detroit to Los Angeles, California is Sunday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$241$241$241$241$241$241$241

Compare Flight Prices from Detroit to Los Angeles, California by Month Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for Detroit to Los Angeles, California flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Detroit Los Angeles, California Spirit 5/27/17 6/10/17 0 $346
June Detroit Los Angeles, California Spirit 6/9/17 6/10/17 0 $241
July Detroit Los Angeles, California Spirit 7/6/17 7/11/17 0 $321
August Detroit Los Angeles, California Spirit 8/16/17 8/20/17 0 $241
September Detroit Los Angeles, California Spirit 9/2/17 9/5/17 0 $241
October Detroit Los Angeles, California Spirit 10/2/17 10/5/17 0 $281
November Detroit Los Angeles, California Spirit 11/1/17 11/6/17 0 $321
December Detroit Los Angeles, California Spirit 12/1/17 12/4/17 0 $321

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Detroit to Los Angeles, California Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Detroit to Los Angeles, California. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
28 29 30 31 1 2 3
$319
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
$319 $241
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
$241 $301
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
$301 $301
25 26 27 28 29 30 1
$301 $321
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
$321

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Detroit to Los Angeles, California Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from Detroit to Los Angeles, California is $371.

The average price for direct flights from Detroit to Los Angeles, California is $320.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Detroit to Los Angeles, California.

Weekly Direct Flights from Detroit to Los Angeles, California - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Major Airlines 7 6 6 7 7 4 7 07:15 20:00
Spirit 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 09:00 20:15

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Detroit to Los Angeles, California Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from Detroit to Los Angeles, California. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from Detroit to Los Angeles, California is $146.

The average price for round trip flights from Detroit to Los Angeles, California is $320.

Detroit to Los Angeles, California Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is the flight from Detroit to Los Angeles, California?
Answer: The average Detroit to Los Angeles, California flight time is 5 hours and 3 minutes.
Question: How far is Los Angeles, California from Detroit?
Answer: The distance from Detroit to Los Angeles, California is 1,973 miles (3,175 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from Detroit to Los Angeles, California?
Answer: There are 58 direct flights from Detroit to Los Angeles, California.
Question: What are the most popular Detroit airlines for direct flights from Detroit to Los Angeles, California?
Answer: Major Airlines provides 75% of the non-stop flights between Detroit and Los Angeles, California.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Detroit to Los Angeles, California?
Answer: Chicago, IL

Airlines in Detroit flying to Los Angeles, California Last modified: May 26, 2017 11:17 -04:00Number of routes searched: 383Number of itineraries searched: 884,772

Wondering which airlines fly out of Detroit to Los Angeles, California? We've gathered the average price of Detroit airlines with flights to Los Angeles, California. Different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary showing which days of the week individual carriers offer flights for the next 30 days.

Detroit to Los Angeles, California
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American -
Major Airlines -
Spirit -
American PHX
American CLT
American DCA
American DEN
AeroMexico CUN
Alaska SEA
Alaska PDX
JetBlue BOS
JetBlue FLL
Major Airlines SLC
Major Airlines ATL
Major Airlines AUS
Major Airlines BNA
Frontier DEN
Spirit BWI
Spirit DEN
Spirit DFW
Spirit FLL
United DEN
United SFO
United EWR
United IAD
United IAH

Detroit to Los Angeles, California Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Detroit and Los Angeles, California. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

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Cheap Flights from Detroit to Los Angeles, California