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Cheap Flights from Detroit to Los Angeles, CA, United States - DTT to LAX Last modified: May 25, 2016 12:59 AM

Popular flights from Detroit to Los Angeles Last modified: May 25, 2016 12:59 AM

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
Aug 17, 2016 Aug 24, 2016 $478
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 22, 2016 Aug 27, 2016 $244
Aug 22, 2016 Aug 30, 2016 $244
Aug 22, 2016 Sep 10, 2016 $244
Aug 23, 2016 Aug 27, 2016 $244
Aug 23, 2016 Aug 29, 2016 $244
Frontier Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 7, 2016 Sep 20, 2016 $244
Sep 10, 2016 Sep 20, 2016 $244
Sep 21, 2016 Sep 27, 2016 $244
JetBlue Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 7, 2016 Sep 20, 2016 $514
Sep 8, 2016 Sep 20, 2016 $514
Spirit Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 16, 2016 Jun 20, 2016 $257
Jun 16, 2016 Jun 21, 2016 $257
Jun 18, 2016 Jun 20, 2016 $257
Jun 18, 2016 Jun 21, 2016 $257
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 17, 2016 Jun 21, 2016 $244
Aug 10, 2016 Aug 17, 2016 $244
Aug 16, 2016 Aug 29, 2016 $244
Aug 17, 2016 Aug 27, 2016 $244
Aug 19, 2016 Aug 30, 2016 $244

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 $254.

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 $377 $340
7-14 days $267 $292
14-21 days $287 $284
21-30 days $257 $244
30-60 days $312 $314
60-90 days $297 $244
90+ days $297 $244

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
$244 $244 $244 $257 $244 $257 $288

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 American 5/25/16 5/28/16 1 $340
June Detroit Los Angeles United 6/17/16 6/21/16 1 $244
July Detroit Los Angeles United 7/30/16 8/16/16 1 $308
August Detroit Los Angeles American 8/22/16 8/27/16 1 $244
September Detroit Los Angeles American 9/6/16 9/9/16 1 $244
October Detroit Los Angeles American 10/4/16 10/8/16 1 $244
November Detroit Los Angeles American 11/1/16 11/11/16 1 $244
December Detroit Los Angeles American 12/2/16 12/6/16 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
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
$467
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$467 $317
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$317 $317
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$317 $257
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$257 $312
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
$312

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 $369.

The average price for non-stop flights from Detroit to Los Angeles is $257.

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 6 6 6 6 6 4 6 08:50 20:10
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 $176.

The average price for round trip flights from Detroit to Los Angeles is $347.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Columbus to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Frontier, United $273
Cleveland to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $178
Dayton to Los Angeles American, Alaska, United $326
Akron - Canton to Los Angeles American, United $370
Grand Rapids to Los Angeles American, Alaska, United $314
Flint to Los Angeles American, United $360
Lansing to Los Angeles American, Alaska, United $353
Saginaw to Los Angeles United $383
Erie to Los Angeles American, United $310
South Bend to Los Angeles American, Alaska, United $320
Toledo to Los Angeles American $401
Kalamazoo to Los Angeles American, United $300
Windsor to Los Angeles American, Air Canada, Alaska, JetBlue, Porter, United, WestJet $436
Ft Wayne to Los Angeles American, Alaska, United $398
London to Los Angeles American, Air Canada, Alaska, United, WestJet $386
Detroit to Long Beach American, United $413
Detroit to Burbank American, Alaska, United $344
Columbus to Long Beach American, United $409
Columbus to Burbank American, United $366
Cleveland to Long Beach American, United $524
Detroit to Santa Ana American, Alaska, United $344
Cleveland to Burbank American, United $521
Detroit to Ontario American, Alaska, United $390
Dayton to Burbank American, United $418
Detroit to San Diego American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United $246
Detroit to Las Vegas American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $244
Dayton to Long Beach American, United $358
Akron - Canton to Burbank American, United $474
Akron - Canton to Long Beach American, United $607

Airlines Flying from Detroit to Los Angeles (DTT to LAX) Number of flights searched: 272Last modified: May 25, 2016 12:59 AM

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 DFW 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 DEN X X X X X X X
Southwest DEN 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 4 hours and 57 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 47 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 85% 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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