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High Season:
December
Most popular time to fly
2%
expected price increase
Average Price:
$403
(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)
Good Deal:
$288
or less (round trip)

When to Book Flights from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County to Los Angeles

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Looking for a cheap flight? 25% of our users found flights on this route for $287 or less.
The cheapest flight from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County to Los Angeles was found 19 days before departure, on average.
Book at least 1 week before departure in order to get a below-average price.
Morning departure is around 22% more expensive than an evening flight, on average*.
*Average of the lowest prices shown in KAYAK’s search results for departures within the next 30 days

FAQs for Booking Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County to Los Angeles Flights

How long does a flight from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County to Los Angeles take?
An average nonstop flight takes 5h 15m, covering a distance of 1975 miles.
How many flights are there between Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County and Los Angeles?
There are 518 (nonstop) flights between Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County and Los Angeles per week, averaging 75 per day.
Which airlines provide the cheapest flights from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County to Los Angeles?
In the past 3 days, the cheapest round-trip tickets were found on Spirit Airlines ($171) and Multiple Airlines ($204)
Do I need a passport to fly between Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County and Los Angeles?
No.
Which airlines fly most frequently between Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County and Los Angeles?
Delta (14 times daily), Virgin Australia (14 times daily), Aeromexico (8 times daily) are the most frequent flyers on this route.
What’s the cheapest day of the week to fly Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County to Los Angeles?
For Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County to Los Angeles, Tuesday is the cheapest day to fly on average and Saturday is the most expensive. Flying from Los Angeles back to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County, the best deals are generally found on Tuesday, with Friday being the most expensive.

Book cheap flights from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County to Los Angeles (round-trip)

Airports
Origin
Detroit
$171
only
$171
Destination
Los Angeles
$171
only
$171
Tue, Feb 6
DTW
LAX
5h 15m
Sat, Feb 10
LAX
DTW
4h 29m
Trip: 5 days
4.6OkayShow reviews
Overall 4.6 Okay
Based on 286 reviews
Overall
5.7
Boarding
6.0
Comfort
5.3
Crew
6.4
Entertainment
4.5
Food
4.6
DTW
LAX
Mediocre 3.6

No updates about delays due to snow.

DTW
LAX
Okay 4.0

You allow animals to roam outside of cages, sit on the chairs, and poop on the floor. Both to and from Detroit, this was disgusting and I will never fly your airlines again.

DTW
LAX
Good 6.0

The boarding was the easiet I've had in long time. The staff was good. Flying and landing was great. Got to my destination even earlier than I thought. Space for my luggage in overhead.

The seats didn't recline and no head cushion thingy.

DTW
LAX
Okay 4.0

How many emails are you sending me requesting this same thing?

DTW
LAX
Excellent 10.0

Everything was perfect. Special thank to the pilots. I thanked them when I was leaving the plane, but please, also thank them for me. They are highly professional. The lady sitting next to me said that she always flies Spirit Airlines because she likes the pilots. I agree, the pilots are great, also the rest of the crew. I am a friend of Spirit Airline and of everyone who works for Spirit. Yes, I like it, and I hope that my voice will add more support for the great men and women who run Spirit. Thank you all. Nabil Elgabalawi

Nothing

Sat, Mar 3
DTW
LAX
9h 10m
Tue, Mar 6
LAX
DTW
11h 57m
Trip: 4 days
Overall 0.0 Poor
Based on 0 reviews
Wed, Feb 7
DTW
LAX
5h 15m
Mon, Feb 12
LAX
DTW
4h 29m
Trip: 6 days
4.6OkayShow reviews
Overall 4.6 Okay
Based on 286 reviews
Overall
5.7
Boarding
6.0
Comfort
5.3
Crew
6.4
Entertainment
4.5
Food
4.6
DTW
LAX
Excellent 8.0

It was very ontime ! The captain and flyattendent very friendly

The web site is crazy ! I couldn’t pay for my luggage on the internet. I can not get my miles account. Everything even the water you have to psy

DTW
LAX
Excellent 10.0

Everything was perfect. Special thank to the pilots. I thanked them when I was leaving the plane, but please, also thank them for me. They are highly professional. The lady sitting next to me said that she always flies Spirit Airlines because she likes the pilots. I agree, the pilots are great, also the rest of the crew. I am a friend of Spirit Airline and of everyone who works for Spirit. Yes, I like it, and I hope that my voice will add more support for the great men and women who run Spirit. Thank you all. Nabil Elgabalawi

Nothing

DTW
LAX
Excellent 10.0

On time and straight flights.

Just the extra fees w carry on but I guess that's what I get for getting a cheap fare. It's ok still.

DTW
LAX
Good 6.0

The boarding was the easiet I've had in long time. The staff was good. Flying and landing was great. Got to my destination even earlier than I thought. Space for my luggage in overhead.

The seats didn't recline and no head cushion thingy.

DTW
LAX
Okay 4.0

You allow animals to roam outside of cages, sit on the chairs, and poop on the floor. Both to and from Detroit, this was disgusting and I will never fly your airlines again.

Mon, Feb 12
DTW
LAX
5h 15m
Wed, Feb 14
LAX
DTW
4h 29m
Trip: 3 days
4.6OkayShow reviews
Overall 4.6 Okay
Based on 286 reviews
Overall
5.7
Boarding
6.0
Comfort
5.3
Crew
6.4
Entertainment
4.5
Food
4.6
DTW
LAX
Mediocre 2.8

The only up side is that I eventually got home... :(

When I purchased my ticket I paid extra for an isle exit row seat. On the day of my flight I got an email plenty early that the flight had been delayed an hour with no explanation why, which stinks. Once on the plane we found out that the reason we were delayed was because they changed the planes that morning and we needed to wait for an extra stewardess to get to the airport bc of the plane change. This is HORRIBLE planning, if you don't have the staff don't change the plane!! Also because of the plane change my seat was no longer in an exit row. When I explained to the stewardess that I paid extra for my seat that was supposed to be in an exit row I was told that I needed to return to my seat and they will fix it after they are done boarding. Once everyone was on the plane they told me that I was "lucky" because there was still a middle seat in an exit row available... Again I had PAID EXTRA for an ISLE EXIT ROW seat when I purchased the ticket but now I am lucky they can seat me in the last exit tow seat available. When I brought up the fact that I shouldn't have to complain to get the seat that I had already paid for the stewardess gave me attitude like I should be grateful for whatever they give me. Then she passed me off to another gentleman who didn't care about hearing what my issue was he just wanted the plane to take off already. I felt very disrespected by all the Spirit employees once on the plane. Spirit in general is very shady because if I hadn't brought up the fact that I paid extra for my exit row they would have just let me pay the extra money for a normal seat.

DTW
LAX
Mediocre 2.0

Worst customer service, terrible customer-adverse policies.

DTW
LAX
Mediocre 3.6

No updates about delays due to snow.

DTW
LAX
Excellent 10.0

The people and the organization. Everyone on the team was highly professional, on the ground and in the air with no exception. There was some delays because of the weather or something else but they handled it well. I understand that safety comes first and I agree with them. Yes the crew were highly professional. Thank them for me, please. Some people were complaining about the delay and you always find those complainers everywhere but the crew handled them nicely. What is important is safety and comfort, and a pleasant flight, and it was.

DTW
LAX
Okay 4.0

How many emails are you sending me requesting this same thing?

Tue, Feb 13
DTW
LAX
5h 15m
Wed, Feb 14
LAX
DTW
4h 29m
Trip: 2 days
4.6OkayShow reviews
Overall 4.6 Okay
Based on 286 reviews
Overall
5.7
Boarding
6.0
Comfort
5.3
Crew
6.4
Entertainment
4.5
Food
4.6
DTW
LAX
Excellent 10.0

Everything was perfect. Special thank to the pilots. I thanked them when I was leaving the plane, but please, also thank them for me. They are highly professional. The lady sitting next to me said that she always flies Spirit Airlines because she likes the pilots. I agree, the pilots are great, also the rest of the crew. I am a friend of Spirit Airline and of everyone who works for Spirit. Yes, I like it, and I hope that my voice will add more support for the great men and women who run Spirit. Thank you all. Nabil Elgabalawi

Nothing

DTW
LAX
Excellent 8.0

It was very ontime ! The captain and flyattendent very friendly

The web site is crazy ! I couldn’t pay for my luggage on the internet. I can not get my miles account. Everything even the water you have to psy

DTW
LAX
Excellent 10.0

On time and straight flights.

Just the extra fees w carry on but I guess that's what I get for getting a cheap fare. It's ok still.

DTW
LAX
Mediocre 3.6

No updates about delays due to snow.

DTW
LAX
Good 6.0

Cheap flight

-The fact that you have to pay for guaranteed seats together. -Seemingly large number of incompetent employees or maybe it was just an attitude of "I'm just here to punch a clock, I don't get paid to go the extra step" -Can't even offer complimentary water? There's cheap and there's whatever that is.

Wed, Jan 31
DTW
LAX
9h 14m
Tue, Feb 6
LAX
DTW
4h 29m
Trip: 7 days
Overall 0.0 Poor
Based on 0 reviews
Sat, Jan 27
DTW
LAX
9h 14m
Tue, Jan 30
LAX
DTW
11h 03m
Trip: 4 days
Overall 0.0 Poor
Based on 0 reviews
Fri, Feb 2
DTW
LAX
5h 15m
Sat, Feb 10
LAX
DTW
4h 29m
Trip: 9 days
4.6OkayShow reviews
Overall 4.6 Okay
Based on 286 reviews
Overall
5.7
Boarding
6.0
Comfort
5.3
Crew
6.4
Entertainment
4.5
Food
4.6
DTW
LAX
Excellent 10.0

On time and straight flights.

Just the extra fees w carry on but I guess that's what I get for getting a cheap fare. It's ok still.

DTW
LAX
Excellent 10.0

The people and the organization. Everyone on the team was highly professional, on the ground and in the air with no exception. There was some delays because of the weather or something else but they handled it well. I understand that safety comes first and I agree with them. Yes the crew were highly professional. Thank them for me, please. Some people were complaining about the delay and you always find those complainers everywhere but the crew handled them nicely. What is important is safety and comfort, and a pleasant flight, and it was.

DTW
LAX
Mediocre 3.6

No updates about delays due to snow.

DTW
LAX
Okay 5.3

Flight left almost 4 hours late because of a mechanical problem

DTW
LAX
Excellent 8.0

It was very ontime ! The captain and flyattendent very friendly

The web site is crazy ! I couldn’t pay for my luggage on the internet. I can not get my miles account. Everything even the water you have to psy

Mon, Jan 29
DTW
LAX
18h 02m
Fri, Feb 2
LAX
DTW
20h 38m
Trip: 5 days
Overall 0.0 Poor
Based on 0 reviews
Fri, Feb 2
DTW
LAX
5h 15m
Tue, Feb 6
LAX
DTW
4h 29m
Trip: 5 days
4.6OkayShow reviews
Overall 4.6 Okay
Based on 286 reviews
Overall
5.7
Boarding
6.0
Comfort
5.3
Crew
6.4
Entertainment
4.5
Food
4.6
DTW
LAX
Mediocre 3.6

No updates about delays due to snow.

DTW
LAX
Okay 4.0

You allow animals to roam outside of cages, sit on the chairs, and poop on the floor. Both to and from Detroit, this was disgusting and I will never fly your airlines again.

DTW
LAX
Excellent 10.0

Everything was perfect. Special thank to the pilots. I thanked them when I was leaving the plane, but please, also thank them for me. They are highly professional. The lady sitting next to me said that she always flies Spirit Airlines because she likes the pilots. I agree, the pilots are great, also the rest of the crew. I am a friend of Spirit Airline and of everyone who works for Spirit. Yes, I like it, and I hope that my voice will add more support for the great men and women who run Spirit. Thank you all. Nabil Elgabalawi

Nothing

DTW
LAX
Excellent 8.0

It was very ontime ! The captain and flyattendent very friendly

The web site is crazy ! I couldn’t pay for my luggage on the internet. I can not get my miles account. Everything even the water you have to psy

DTW
LAX
Good 6.0

The boarding was the easiet I've had in long time. The staff was good. Flying and landing was great. Got to my destination even earlier than I thought. Space for my luggage in overhead.

The seats didn't recline and no head cushion thingy.

Tue, Jan 30
DTW
LAX
9h 14m
Fri, Feb 2
LAX
DTW
20h 38m
Trip: 4 days
Overall 0.0 Poor
Based on 0 reviews
Thu, Feb 8
DTW
LAX
5h 15m
Mon, Feb 12
LAX
DTW
4h 29m
Trip: 5 days
4.6OkayShow reviews
Overall 4.6 Okay
Based on 286 reviews
Overall
5.7
Boarding
6.0
Comfort
5.3
Crew
6.4
Entertainment
4.5
Food
4.6
DTW
LAX
Okay 4.0

You allow animals to roam outside of cages, sit on the chairs, and poop on the floor. Both to and from Detroit, this was disgusting and I will never fly your airlines again.

DTW
LAX
Excellent 10.0

The people and the organization. Everyone on the team was highly professional, on the ground and in the air with no exception. There was some delays because of the weather or something else but they handled it well. I understand that safety comes first and I agree with them. Yes the crew were highly professional. Thank them for me, please. Some people were complaining about the delay and you always find those complainers everywhere but the crew handled them nicely. What is important is safety and comfort, and a pleasant flight, and it was.

DTW
LAX
Excellent 10.0

On time and straight flights.

Just the extra fees w carry on but I guess that's what I get for getting a cheap fare. It's ok still.

DTW
LAX
Excellent 10.0

Everything was perfect. Special thank to the pilots. I thanked them when I was leaving the plane, but please, also thank them for me. They are highly professional. The lady sitting next to me said that she always flies Spirit Airlines because she likes the pilots. I agree, the pilots are great, also the rest of the crew. I am a friend of Spirit Airline and of everyone who works for Spirit. Yes, I like it, and I hope that my voice will add more support for the great men and women who run Spirit. Thank you all. Nabil Elgabalawi

Nothing

DTW
LAX
Mediocre 2.0

Worst customer service, terrible customer-adverse policies.

Wed, Jan 31
DTW
LAX
9h 14m
Thu, Feb 8
LAX
DTW
4h 29m
Trip: 9 days
Overall 0.0 Poor
Based on 0 reviews
Sat, Jan 27
DTW
LAX
9h 14m
Mon, Jan 29
LAX
DTW
11h 48m
Trip: 3 days
Overall 0.0 Poor
Based on 0 reviews
Tue, Feb 6
DTW
LAX
5h 15m
Thu, Feb 8
LAX
DTW
4h 29m
Trip: 3 days
4.6OkayShow reviews
Overall 4.6 Okay
Based on 286 reviews
Overall
5.7
Boarding
6.0
Comfort
5.3
Crew
6.4
Entertainment
4.5
Food
4.6
DTW
LAX
Okay 4.0

You allow animals to roam outside of cages, sit on the chairs, and poop on the floor. Both to and from Detroit, this was disgusting and I will never fly your airlines again.

DTW
LAX
Okay 4.0

How many emails are you sending me requesting this same thing?

DTW
LAX
Excellent 10.0

On time and straight flights.

Just the extra fees w carry on but I guess that's what I get for getting a cheap fare. It's ok still.

DTW
LAX
Excellent 10.0

Everything was perfect. Special thank to the pilots. I thanked them when I was leaving the plane, but please, also thank them for me. They are highly professional. The lady sitting next to me said that she always flies Spirit Airlines because she likes the pilots. I agree, the pilots are great, also the rest of the crew. I am a friend of Spirit Airline and of everyone who works for Spirit. Yes, I like it, and I hope that my voice will add more support for the great men and women who run Spirit. Thank you all. Nabil Elgabalawi

Nothing

DTW
LAX
Mediocre 2.0

Worst customer service, terrible customer-adverse policies.

Mon, Jan 29
DTW
LAX
18h 02m
Thu, Feb 1
LAX
DTW
11h 59m
Trip: 4 days
Overall 0.0 Poor
Based on 0 reviews
Wed, Jan 24
DTW
LAX
5h 15m
Wed, Feb 7
LAX
DTW
4h 29m
Trip: 15 days
4.6OkayShow reviews
Overall 4.6 Okay
Based on 286 reviews
Overall
5.7
Boarding
6.0
Comfort
5.3
Crew
6.4
Entertainment
4.5
Food
4.6
DTW
LAX
Mediocre 2.0

Worst customer service, terrible customer-adverse policies.

DTW
LAX
Okay 4.0

You allow animals to roam outside of cages, sit on the chairs, and poop on the floor. Both to and from Detroit, this was disgusting and I will never fly your airlines again.

DTW
LAX
Excellent 10.0

On time and straight flights.

Just the extra fees w carry on but I guess that's what I get for getting a cheap fare. It's ok still.

DTW
LAX
Excellent 10.0

Everything was perfect. Special thank to the pilots. I thanked them when I was leaving the plane, but please, also thank them for me. They are highly professional. The lady sitting next to me said that she always flies Spirit Airlines because she likes the pilots. I agree, the pilots are great, also the rest of the crew. I am a friend of Spirit Airline and of everyone who works for Spirit. Yes, I like it, and I hope that my voice will add more support for the great men and women who run Spirit. Thank you all. Nabil Elgabalawi

Nothing

DTW
LAX
Mediocre 3.6

No updates about delays due to snow.

Tue, Jan 30
DTW
LAX
9h 14m
Tue, Feb 6
LAX
DTW
4h 29m
Trip: 8 days
Overall 0.0 Poor
Based on 0 reviews
Thu, Jan 25
DTW
LAX
5h 15m
Mon, Feb 5
LAX
DTW
4h 29m
Trip: 12 days
4.6OkayShow reviews
Overall 4.6 Okay
Based on 286 reviews
Overall
5.7
Boarding
6.0
Comfort
5.3
Crew
6.4
Entertainment
4.5
Food
4.6
DTW
LAX
Excellent 10.0

Everything was perfect. Special thank to the pilots. I thanked them when I was leaving the plane, but please, also thank them for me. They are highly professional. The lady sitting next to me said that she always flies Spirit Airlines because she likes the pilots. I agree, the pilots are great, also the rest of the crew. I am a friend of Spirit Airline and of everyone who works for Spirit. Yes, I like it, and I hope that my voice will add more support for the great men and women who run Spirit. Thank you all. Nabil Elgabalawi

Nothing

DTW
LAX
Okay 4.0

You allow animals to roam outside of cages, sit on the chairs, and poop on the floor. Both to and from Detroit, this was disgusting and I will never fly your airlines again.

DTW
LAX
Mediocre 2.0

Worst customer service, terrible customer-adverse policies.

DTW
LAX
Excellent 10.0

The people and the organization. Everyone on the team was highly professional, on the ground and in the air with no exception. There was some delays because of the weather or something else but they handled it well. I understand that safety comes first and I agree with them. Yes the crew were highly professional. Thank them for me, please. Some people were complaining about the delay and you always find those complainers everywhere but the crew handled them nicely. What is important is safety and comfort, and a pleasant flight, and it was.

DTW
LAX
Excellent 10.0

On time and straight flights.

Just the extra fees w carry on but I guess that's what I get for getting a cheap fare. It's ok still.

Wed, Feb 7
DTW
LAX
9h 14m
Wed, Feb 28
LAX
DTW
11h 52m
Trip: 22 days
Overall 0.0 Poor
Based on 0 reviews
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Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County to Los Angeles Flight Information

Avg. Flight Duration 4h 52m
Flights Arrive in Los Angeles
Flights Depart from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Flight Price $171
Distance 1975 miles
Airlines Spirit Airlines
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