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Flights from Detroit to Los Angeles, United States Last modified: Oct 1, 2016 1:30 -04:00

Detroit to Los Angeles Last modified: Oct 1, 2016 1:30 -04:00

We've scanned 25,105,116,481 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from Detroit to Los Angeles. Spirit & United frequently offer the best deals on Detroit to Los Angeles flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Spirit
DTTLAX
Sat 10/15
nonstop
LAXDTT
Tue 11/1
nonstop
$197
Select
Spirit
DTTLAX
Sat 10/15
nonstop
LAXDTT
Sat 10/29
nonstop
$197
Select
Spirit
DTTLAX
Sat 10/15
nonstop
LAXDTT
Tue 10/25
nonstop
$197
Select
Spirit
DTTLAX
Sat 10/15
nonstop
LAXDTT
Tue 10/18
nonstop
$197
Select
Spirit
DTTLAX
Tue 10/18
nonstop
LAXDTT
Tue 10/25
nonstop
$197
Select
United
DTTLAX
Sat 10/15
1 stop
LAXDTT
Tue 11/1
1 stop
$264
Select
United
DTTLAX
Sat 10/15
1 stop
LAXDTT
Sat 10/29
1 stop
$264
Select
United
DTTLAX
Sat 10/15
1 stop
LAXDTT
Tue 10/25
1 stop
$264
Select
United
DTTLAX
Sat 10/15
1 stop
LAXDTT
Tue 10/18
1 stop
$264
Select
United
DTTLAX
Tue 10/18
1 stop
LAXDTT
Tue 10/25
1 stop
$264
Select
American
DTTLAX
Sat 12/3
1 stop
LAXDTT
Wed 12/7
1 stop
$279
Select
American
DTTLAX
Sat 12/3
1 stop
LAXDTT
Tue 12/6
1 stop
$279
Select
Frontier
DTTLAX
Sat 10/15
1 stop
LAXDTT
Tue 11/1
1 stop
$324
Select
Frontier
DTTLAX
Sat 10/15
1 stop
LAXDTT
Tue 10/25
1 stop
$324
Select
Frontier
DTTLAX
Tue 10/18
1 stop
LAXDTT
Tue 10/25
1 stop
$324
Select
Frontier
DTTLAX
Sat 10/29
1 stop
LAXDTT
Sat 11/5
1 stop
$324
Select
Frontier
DTTLAX
Sat 10/29
1 stop
LAXDTT
Tue 11/1
1 stop
$324
Select
JetBlue
DTTLAX
Tue 11/8
1 stop
LAXDTT
Tue 11/15
1 stop
$366
Select
Alaska
DTTLAX
Tue 11/1
1 stop
LAXDTT
Tue 11/8
1 stop
$369
Select

How Much is a Flight from Detroit to Los Angeles?

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 $203.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Detroit to Los Angeles?

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 thinking FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for 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 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?

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $222 $345
7-14 days $197 $264
14-21 days $197 $264
21-30 days $197 $264
30-60 days $197 $264
60-90 days $197 $264
90+ days $197 $264

Cheapest Day To Fly from Detroit to Los Angeles

We've examined 25,112,504,041 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 is Tuesday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$207 $197 $197 $207 $207 $197 $207

Compare Flight Prices from Detroit to Los Angeles by Month

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 flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
October Detroit Los Angeles Spirit 10/15/16 10/18/16 0 $197
November Detroit Los Angeles Spirit 11/1/16 11/2/16 0 $197
December Detroit Los Angeles Spirit 12/3/16 12/6/16 0 $197
January Detroit Los Angeles Spirit 1/14/17 1/17/17 0 $197
February Detroit Los Angeles Spirit 2/1/17 2/4/17 0 $197
March Detroit Los Angeles United 3/1/17 3/8/17 1 $304
April Detroit Los Angeles United 4/4/17 4/18/17 1 $304
May Detroit Los Angeles United 5/8/17 5/15/17 1 $304

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Detroit to Los Angeles

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
$237
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
$237 $197
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
$197 $197
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
$197 $197
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
$197 $197
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
$197

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Detroit to Los Angeles

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 is $292.

The average price for direct flights from Detroit to Los Angeles is $295.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Detroit to Los Angeles - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Delta 5 5 5 5 5 4 6 08:25 20:06
Spirit 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 11:10 19:54

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Detroit to Los Angeles

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 not available.

The average price for round trip flights from Detroit to Los Angeles is $257.

Detroit to Los Angeles Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Detroit to Los Angeles?
Answer: The average Detroit to Los Angeles flight time is 5 hours and a minute.
Question: How far is Los Angeles from Detroit?
Answer: The distance from Detroit to Los Angeles is 1,973 miles (3,175 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from Detroit to Los Angeles?
Answer: There are 49 direct flights from Detroit to Los Angeles.
Question: What are the most popular Detroit airlines for direct flights from Detroit to Los Angeles?
Answer: Delta Air Lines provides 71% 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: Chicago, IL

Airlines in Detroit flying to Los Angeles Last modified: Oct 1, 2016 1:30 -04:00Number of routes searched: 364Number of itineraries searched: 629,190

Wondering which airlines fly out of Detroit to Los Angeles? We've gathered the average price of Detroit airlines with flights to Los Angeles. 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
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American -
Delta -
Spirit -
American PHX
American ATL
American BNA
American CLT
Alaska SEA
JetBlue BOS
JetBlue FLL
Delta SLC
Delta ATL
Delta AUS
Delta BNA
Frontier DEN
Spirit DEN
Spirit DFW
Spirit FLL
Spirit IAH
United DEN
United SFO
United EWR
United IAD
United IAH

Detroit to Los Angeles Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Detroit and Los Angeles. 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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