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Cheap Flights from Detroit to Los Angeles, CA, United States - DTT to LAX

Popular flights from Detroit to Los Angeles

We’ve got the inside scoop on finding the best time to fly for the best price. Not sure when to travel for your next vacation? Find details below on when-to-fly and when-to-buy.

Alaska Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 7, 2016 Jun 11, 2016 $380
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 16, 2016 Aug 28, 2016 $243
Frontier Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 2, 2016 Jun 7, 2016 $261
Jun 11, 2016 Jun 14, 2016 $261
JetBlue Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 14, 2016 Jun 19, 2016 $428
Spirit Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 21, 2016 May 28, 2016 $277
May 24, 2016 May 28, 2016 $277
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 7, 2016 Jun 13, 2016 $241

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Detroit to Los Angeles (DTT to LAX)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Detroit to Los Angeles, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $257.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Detroit to Los Angeles (DTT to LAX)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Detroit to Los Angeles based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have discovered that the best days to book flights are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. Read our article to find more information about the best time to buy airline tickets.

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

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance a flight from Detroit to Los Angeles should be booked.

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $307 $296
7-14 days $287 $296
14-21 days $277 $279
21-30 days $317 $243
30-60 days $337 $241
60-90 days $395 $278
90+ days $332 $240

Cheapest Day To Fly from Detroit to Los Angeles

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding the cheapest days to fly from Detroit to Los Angeles.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$277 $241 $244 $244 $268 $243 $280

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Detroit to Los Angeles

The chart below shows the lowest fare by month when flying from Detroit to Los Angeles.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Detroit Los Angeles Spirit 5/21/16 5/28/16 0 $277
June Detroit Los Angeles United 6/7/16 6/13/16 1 $241
July Detroit Los Angeles American 7/4/16 7/8/16 2 $277
August Detroit Los Angeles American 8/16/16 8/28/16 1 $243
September Detroit Los Angeles American 9/29/16 10/3/16 1 $240
October Detroit Los Angeles American 10/2/16 10/18/16 1 $240
November Detroit Los Angeles American 11/2/16 11/12/16 1 $243
December Detroit Los Angeles American 12/1/16 12/5/16 1 $244

Cheapest Weekend Non-Stop Flights for the Next 30 Days from Detroit to Los Angeles

If you're ready to take a trip in the next 30 days and want to fly on the weekend, you might be wondering which weekend is the cheapest to fly. The chart below shows up-to-date data regarding weekend flight prices from Detroit to Los Angeles.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
$317
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
$317 $287
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
$287 $357
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$357 $317
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$317 $362
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$362

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Detroit to Los Angeles (DTT to LAX)

Your Detroit to Los Angeles flight can be significantly cheaper by choosing 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 is $325.

The average price for non-stop flights from Detroit to Los Angeles is $317.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Detroit to Los Angeles
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Delta 5 5 5 5 5 4 4 08:21 19:51
Spirit 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 20:15 20:15

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Detroit to Los Angeles (DTT to LAX)

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. 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 is $163.

The average price for round trip flights from Detroit to Los Angeles is $311.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Columbus to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Frontier, United $303
Cleveland to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $178
Dayton to Los Angeles American, Alaska, United $360
Akron - Canton to Los Angeles American, United $375
Grand Rapids to Los Angeles American, Alaska, United $360
Flint to Los Angeles American, United $307
Lansing to Los Angeles American, Alaska, United $426
Saginaw to Los Angeles United $375
Erie to Los Angeles American, United $365
South Bend to Los Angeles United $353
Toledo to Los Angeles American $353
Kalamazoo to Los Angeles American, United $296
Windsor to Los Angeles American, Air Canada, Alaska, JetBlue, Porter, United, Virgin America, WestJet $453
Ft Wayne to Los Angeles American, Alaska, United $380
London to Los Angeles American, Air Canada, Alaska, United, WestJet $477
Detroit to Long Beach American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $270
Detroit to Burbank American, Alaska, United $345
Columbus to Long Beach American, United $340
Columbus to Burbank American, Alaska, United $432
Cleveland to Long Beach American, United $460
Detroit to Santa Ana American, Alaska, United $292
Cleveland to Burbank American, United $443
Detroit to Ontario American, Alaska, United $390
Dayton to Burbank American, United $577
Detroit to San Diego American, Alaska, Spirit, United $244
Detroit to Las Vegas American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United $204
Dayton to Long Beach American, United $514
Akron - Canton to Burbank American, United $501
Akron - Canton to Long Beach American, United $684

Airlines Flying from Detroit to Los Angeles (DTT to LAX)

Below are the different airlines that fly from Detroit to Los Angeles with the average price of their plane tickets. Just remember that different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary of the next 30 days for flights from Detroit to Los Angeles.

Detroit to Los Angeles
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American ORD X X X X X X X
Alaska SEA X X X X X X X
Delta - X X X X X X X
Delta SLC X X X X X X X
Frontier DEN X X X X X X X
Spirit - X X X X X X X
Spirit LAS X X X X X X X
United EWR X X X X X X X
Southwest MDW X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Detroit and Los Angeles, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Detroit to Los Angeles Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Detroit to Los Angeles?
Answer: The average Detroit to Los Angeles flight time is 5 hours and 3 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Detroit and Los Angeles?
Answer: The distance from Detroit to Los Angeles is 1973 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Detroit to Los Angeles?
Answer: There are 40 direct flights from Detroit to Los Angeles.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Detroit to Los Angeles?
Answer: Delta Air Lines provides 82% of the non-stop flights between Detroit and Los Angeles.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Detroit to Los Angeles?
Answer: Denver, CO
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