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Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County to Los Angeles Flight Information

Avg. Flight Duration 4h 40m
Flights Arrive in Los Angeles
Flights Depart from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Flight Price $196
Distance 1,975 miles
Airlines Spirit Airlines, Frontier, Delta

Good to Know

Low Season:
September
Best time to beat the crowds
2%
expected price decrease
High Season:
July
Most popular time to fly
12%
expected price increase
Average Price:
$358
(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)
Good Deal:
$303
or less (round trip)

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Looking for a cheap flight? 25% of our users found flights on this route for $302 or less.
The cheapest flight from Detroit to Los Angeles was found 48 days before departure, on average.
Book at least 2 weeks before departure in order to get a below-average price.
High season is considered to be June, July and August. The cheapest month to fly is September.
Morning departure is around 2% cheaper 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 to Los Angeles Flights

How long does a flight from Detroit to Los Angeles take?
An average nonstop flight takes 4h 47m, covering a distance of 1975 miles.
How many flights are there between Detroit and Los Angeles?
There are 736 (nonstop) flights between Detroit and Los Angeles per week, averaging 104 per day.
Which airlines provide the cheapest flights from Detroit to Los Angeles?
In the past 3 days, the cheapest round-trip tickets were found on Spirit Airlines ($196), Frontier ($214) and Delta ($572).
Do I need a passport to fly between Detroit and Los Angeles?
No.
Which airlines fly most frequently between Detroit and Los Angeles?
Delta (17 times daily), Virgin Australia (17 times daily), Aeromexico (16 times daily) are the most frequent flyers on this route.
What’s the cheapest day of the week to fly Detroit to Los Angeles?
For Detroit to Los Angeles, Wednesday is the cheapest day to fly on average and Saturday is the most expensive. Flying from Los Angeles back to Detroit, the best deals are generally found on Friday, with Tuesday being the most expensive.

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Airports
Origin
Detroit
$196
only
$196
Destination
Los Angeles
$196
only
$196
Wed, Sep 4
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
LAX
Los Angeles
4h 50m
Mon, Sep 9
LAX
Los Angeles
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
4h 18m
Trip: 6 days
4.7OkayShow reviews
Overall 4.7 Okay
Based on 309 reviews
Overall
5.8
Boarding
6.1
Comfort
5.4
Crew
6.5
Entertainment
4.6
Food
4.7
DTW
LAX
Okay 4.3

Pros: The crews sense of humor really helped

Cons: Having to pay for luggage. The comfort of the plane just isn't there. Very cramped. Thought the plane was going to fall apart on the landing as everything was rattling

DTW
LAX
Mediocre 3.3

Cons: Had to pay for water.

DTW
LAX
Mediocre 2.8

Pros: Email update about change of gate.

Cons: Spirit is not forthcoming on website about the extra charges prior to booking the flights, and the charges go up substantially at the airport. There was 45 minute wait time at the baggage claim. The seats are the most uncomfortable I have ever experienced in 50 years of flying. There is also not nearly enough leg room between rows. Charging $65 for a small piece of carry on luggage is disgusting. Not having any water free of charge is not healthy for the passengers on a 4.5 hour flight. The flight attendants discouraged anyone from standing or moving around, also not good for one's health.

DTW
LAX
Okay 5.3

Cons: Not comfy

DTW
LAX
Mediocre 2.0

Cons: They are horrible! Charge for everything! Cancel flights at the last minute with no flexibility to change to another flight!

Tue, Nov 5
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
LAX
Los Angeles
18h 20m
Tue, Nov 12
LAX
Los Angeles
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
17h 15m
Trip: 8 days
5.7OkayShow reviews
Overall 5.7 Okay
Based on 37,939 reviews
Overall
6.0
Boarding
6.4
Comfort
5.4
Crew
6.9
Entertainment
4.6
Food
4.7
DEN
MSP
Okay 4.5

Pros: Left on time and arrived on time.

Cons: Seats don't recline and don't have padding.

CVG
SAN
Mediocre 3.5

Pros: Nothing

AUS
SEA
Okay 4.0

Pros: I got to my destination in one piece

Cons: By the time you pay for your luggage it’s the same price as another airline with comfortable seats more amenities, an actual gate to board the plane vs stairs on the runway,it wasn’t in the main terminal and there weren’t many options for food, the terminal was to small for the amount of people and the plane was delayed coming and going in both directions 6 days apart.

DEN
STL
Excellent 10.0

Pros: Clean comfortable plane

ATL
SFO
Okay 5.2

Pros: Quick boarding

Mon, Sep 9
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
LAX
Los Angeles
5h 04m
Tue, Sep 24
LAX
Los Angeles
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
4h 18m
Trip: 16 days
4.7OkayShow reviews
Overall 4.7 Okay
Based on 309 reviews
Overall
5.8
Boarding
6.1
Comfort
5.4
Crew
6.5
Entertainment
4.6
Food
4.7
DTW
LAX
Excellent 10.0

Pros: 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

Pros: Toilet wete clean ! On time! Crew really caring.very safe flight!

Cons: Do not serve even water, but with the cheep price it worthsd

DTW
LAX
Mediocre 2.0

Pros: Nothing

Cons: I am a 130 pound 5"4 woman and I legitimately felt like I was shoved into a tiny little box and couldn't move my body for the 5 hours it took to get to LA from Detroit. They charge so much money for bags and don't give you anything on the plane everything is for purchase. Do not fly this airline. AA and United end up being the same price after the bag fees and seating fees and you can actually recline your chair and breathe on those planes NOT SPIRIT. The chair was plastic and didn't recline???

DTW
LAX
Mediocre 2.8

Pros: Email update about change of gate.

Cons: Spirit is not forthcoming on website about the extra charges prior to booking the flights, and the charges go up substantially at the airport. There was 45 minute wait time at the baggage claim. The seats are the most uncomfortable I have ever experienced in 50 years of flying. There is also not nearly enough leg room between rows. Charging $65 for a small piece of carry on luggage is disgusting. Not having any water free of charge is not healthy for the passengers on a 4.5 hour flight. The flight attendants discouraged anyone from standing or moving around, also not good for one's health.

DTW
LAX
Mediocre 2.8

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

Cons: 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.

Tue, Aug 20
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
LAX
Los Angeles
4h 51m
Tue, Aug 27
LAX
Los Angeles
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
6h 20m
Trip: 8 days
4.7OkayShow reviews
Overall 4.7 Okay
Based on 309 reviews
Overall
5.8
Boarding
6.1
Comfort
5.4
Crew
6.5
Entertainment
4.6
Food
4.7
DTW
LAX
Good 6.0

Pros: 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.

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

DTW
LAX
Okay 5.3

Pros: Flight left almost 4 hours late because of a mechanical problem

DTW
LAX
Mediocre 2.0

Pros: Nothing, I was unable to board

Cons: My confirmation email from kayak gave me little information on the actual requirements for boarding my flight. 10 minutes too late (still with 30 minutes left of boarding and an empty airport) and I'm out a lot of money because the strict boarding policy was not made clear in my itinerary

DTW
LAX
Mediocre 2.0

Pros: Nothing

Cons: The flight was delayed they charged me for my carry on because the flight was over sold and didn't do the same to all passengers unfair if you ask me. The don't even give you water to drink without charging you.

DTW
LAX
Mediocre 2.0

Pros: Absolutely nothing.

Cons: I was running behind schedule to the airport due to car troubles. I arrived 50 minutes prior to departure, to check my luggage so I could then run to my flight, only to be told by this very ungraceful lady that it was too late and I would have to go talk to some other worker to be put on another flight. I reluctantly walked over and had explained my situation, I thought things were going well, the man said he would put me on the next flight out, what I wasn't anticipating was him asking me for $385 and whether I would be using visa or master card. I pled with the man explaining that I had traveled all the way here from California to visit my family in Michigan and that there was no way I could afford that on such short notice. My round trip flight didn't even cost that much. Needless to say, after I refused to pay that and asked if there was anyway whatsoever he could help me, his response was no and that I was holding up his line, without anytime for me to respond he belts out "NEXT CUSTOMER!" I have never been treated so poorly by an airline, I get treated better at McDonalds than here. I vow from that day on I will never fly with spirit, nor will I use the DTW Detroit airport. Please BEWARE before you fly with spirit, ps. its $100 per bag to check luggage with them at the gate.

Tue, Aug 6
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
LAX
Los Angeles
4h 51m
Wed, Aug 14
LAX
Los Angeles
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
4h 24m
Trip: 9 days
4.7OkayShow reviews
Overall 4.7 Okay
Based on 309 reviews
Overall
5.8
Boarding
6.1
Comfort
5.4
Crew
6.5
Entertainment
4.6
Food
4.7
DTW
LAX
Good 6.0

Pros: Crew was nice, flight arrived early, generally appreciate the competitive prices

Cons: $100+ at the gate without warning. No movies.

DTW
LAX
Mediocre 2.0

Cons: they cancelled my flight and had nothing available until the next day, causing me to miss my event. they refused to look into putting me on a flight with another airline (although one rep said they could, the next said they don't do that). this airline is the worst.

DTW
LAX
Excellent 10.0

Pros: Everything

DTW
LAX
Excellent 8.0

Pros: The service from the flight attendants was great.

Cons: The bit of time delay to take off.

DTW
LAX
Excellent 10.0

Pros: 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

Cons: Nothing

Tue, Oct 1
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
LAX
Los Angeles
5h 04m
Mon, Oct 7
LAX
Los Angeles
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
4h 18m
Trip: 7 days
4.7OkayShow reviews
Overall 4.7 Okay
Based on 309 reviews
Overall
5.8
Boarding
6.1
Comfort
5.4
Crew
6.5
Entertainment
4.6
Food
4.7
DTW
LAX
Mediocre 2.8

Pros: Email update about change of gate.

Cons: Spirit is not forthcoming on website about the extra charges prior to booking the flights, and the charges go up substantially at the airport. There was 45 minute wait time at the baggage claim. The seats are the most uncomfortable I have ever experienced in 50 years of flying. There is also not nearly enough leg room between rows. Charging $65 for a small piece of carry on luggage is disgusting. Not having any water free of charge is not healthy for the passengers on a 4.5 hour flight. The flight attendants discouraged anyone from standing or moving around, also not good for one's health.

DTW
LAX
Okay 4.0

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

DTW
LAX
Okay 4.0

Cons: The seats don't recline, I wouldn't choose to fly this airline again

DTW
LAX
Okay 4.0

Cons: The seats and setup were miserable. The Little charges constantly add up— so the ‘discount’ flight was within a few dollars of flying with a real airline

DTW
LAX
Mediocre 3.6

Pros: Boarding crew in Baltimore was very helpful and nice

Sat, Dec 21
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
LAX
Los Angeles
5h 15m
Wed, Dec 25
LAX
Los Angeles
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
4h 35m
Trip: 5 days
7.8GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.8 Good
Based on 42 reviews
Overall
8.1
Boarding
8.2
Comfort
7.8
Crew
8.5
Entertainment
7.7
Food
7.5
AMS
JFK
Good 7.6

Cons: Boarding wasn't by zone but all at once.

TPA
ATL
Excellent 10.0

Pros: Crew was great. Planes with built in TV was even better.

Cons: One really obnoxious kid kept screaming the entire time. Instead of charging for earbuds maybe give them out for those of us that don’t have any.

FLL
JFK
Excellent 8.0

Pros: Crew was good seat comfortable

Cons: Better snacks

BHM
ATL
Mediocre 2.5

Pros: Crew was great. Delta auto rebooking caused me to miss my next flight

Cons: Contacting me before rebooking would have saved me $400

DTW
LAX
Excellent 10.0

Pros: ditto above

Cons: ditto above

Wed, Jun 26
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
LAX
Los Angeles
10h 49m
Wed, Jul 24
LAX
Los Angeles
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
12h 55m
Trip: 29 days
4.7OkayShow reviews
Overall 4.7 Okay
Based on 309 reviews
Overall
5.8
Boarding
6.1
Comfort
5.4
Crew
6.5
Entertainment
4.6
Food
4.7
DTW
LAX
Good 6.0

Cons: Every thing was ok but they don't even offer water?

DTW
LAX
Okay 4.3

Pros: Price of ticket

Cons: It was a rough flight, rough take off. Cramped space even for a smaller person

DTW
LAX
Good 6.0

Pros: Everything else was fine! I really think you need better seats! More professional look! Get rid of the yellow and the way the writing is on your aircraft! Your known as a cheaper flight, but it shows also!

Cons: I think you should update the paint job on your aircraft! Maybe a little more professional? Looks kind of childish! Some of your flight crew seem very unenthused with their job. Like their just there for a paycheck. Not the pilots, but the attendants. I

DTW
LAX
Okay 4.0

Cons: The seats and setup were miserable. The Little charges constantly add up— so the ‘discount’ flight was within a few dollars of flying with a real airline

DTW
LAX
Good 6.0

Cons: Spirit charges extra for everything. Will not fly them again!

Sat, Aug 3
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
LAX
Los Angeles
4h 51m
Tue, Aug 6
LAX
Los Angeles
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
4h 24m
Trip: 4 days
4.7OkayShow reviews
Overall 4.7 Okay
Based on 309 reviews
Overall
5.8
Boarding
6.1
Comfort
5.4
Crew
6.5
Entertainment
4.6
Food
4.7
DTW
LAX
Excellent 8.0

Pros: It was very ontime ! The captain and flyattendent very friendly

Cons: 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
Okay 4.0

Cons: The seats don't recline, I wouldn't choose to fly this airline again

DTW
LAX
Mediocre 2.0

Pros: Seats uncomfortable, staff unfriendly and honestly down right rude, flight delays unreasonable and no information provided unless you were bothering the poor gate agent.

Cons: You have to pay for EVERTHING. Their system is glitchey and trying to pay for bags and checkin was a nightmare. Had to try multiple times and then it didn't take my payment and ended up paying extra at gate for one of our bags. Absolute WORST airline I've ever experienced.

DTW
LAX
Good 6.0

Pros: Flight going to Detroit. Fight attendant Donna was wonderful in helping me get a seat next to my 82 year old mother. Return flight to lax. Attendant Devin was fabulous! My mother had some difficulty. I believe it was anxiety due to the fact that I was not seated next to her. He was right there to help in any way he could.

Cons: Nickel and dime pricing, seating arrangements, baggage weight and prices will probably discourage me from flying Spirit again. Staff was great though

DTW
LAX
Good 6.0

Cons: Spirit charges extra for everything. Will not fly them again!

Sat, Jul 13
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
LAX
Los Angeles
22h 49m
Sun, Jul 14
LAX
Los Angeles
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
4h 27m
Trip: 2 days
4.7OkayShow reviews
Overall 4.7 Okay
Based on 309 reviews
Overall
5.8
Boarding
6.1
Comfort
5.4
Crew
6.5
Entertainment
4.6
Food
4.7
DTW
LAX
Okay 5.0

Cons: one of the three stewardesses was not very friendly

DTW
LAX
Excellent 10.0

Pros: 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

Cons: Nothing

DTW
LAX
Mediocre 2.0

Cons: they cancelled my flight and had nothing available until the next day, causing me to miss my event. they refused to look into putting me on a flight with another airline (although one rep said they could, the next said they don't do that). this airline is the worst.

DTW
LAX
Okay 4.0

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

DTW
LAX
Good 6.6

Pros: bag

Cons: My bag never left Myrtle beach

Mon, Dec 23
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
LAX
Los Angeles
29h 55m
Tue, Dec 31
LAX
Los Angeles
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
24h 15m
Trip: 9 days
4.7OkayShow reviews
Overall 4.7 Okay
Based on 309 reviews
Overall
5.8
Boarding
6.1
Comfort
5.4
Crew
6.5
Entertainment
4.6
Food
4.7
DTW
LAX
Excellent 10.0

Pros: On time and straight flights.

Cons: 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
Okay 5.3

Pros:

Cons: It cost the same as Delta or American and the others, once you pay all the garbage fees for luggage, seats & insurance. Be up front and honest. Price your tickets accordingly.

DTW
LAX
Mediocre 2.0

Cons: Worst customer service, terrible customer-adverse policies.

DTW
LAX
Good 6.0

Cons: Paid to sit next to my girlfriend only to have the flight only half filled.

DTW
LAX
Good 6.0

Pros: Crew was nice, flight arrived early, generally appreciate the competitive prices

Cons: $100+ at the gate without warning. No movies.

Wed, Nov 20
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
LAX
Los Angeles
5h 11m
Wed, Dec 4
LAX
Los Angeles
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
4h 18m
Trip: 15 days
4.7OkayShow reviews
Overall 4.7 Okay
Based on 309 reviews
Overall
5.8
Boarding
6.1
Comfort
5.4
Crew
6.5
Entertainment
4.6
Food
4.7
DTW
LAX
Mediocre 2.0

Cons: Flight was cancelled. Paid ourselves to take flight with Delta instead next morning.

DTW
LAX
Mediocre 2.8

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

Cons: 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
Okay 5.5

Pros: - Flight attendants were nice. They deserve a raise, since your CEO makes $7 million a year. - The outstanding pilots got us to LAX safely. They deserve a raise, since your CEO makes $7 million a year.

Cons: - The seats were not comfortable - The seats don't recline back (seriously CEO Robert L. Fornaro? You won't invest in reclining seats? wow that's pathetic) - Spirit won't even offer free beverages (even water) after I paid over $500 for a ticket? (seriously? That make's your airline look so pathetically greedy/cheap) - The fact that you have "Entertainment" as a category, yet there is no entertainment of any kind (in-flight movies, etc.) - The fact that CEO Robert L. Fornaro makes over $7 million a year. He's grossly overpaid...someone should tell the Board of Directors.

DTW
LAX
Excellent 10.0

Pros: Everything

DTW
LAX
Okay 5.3

Pros:

Cons: It cost the same as Delta or American and the others, once you pay all the garbage fees for luggage, seats & insurance. Be up front and honest. Price your tickets accordingly.

Sun, Jul 14
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
LAX
Los Angeles
4h 47m
Sun, Jul 21
LAX
Los Angeles
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
4h 24m
Trip: 8 days
4.7OkayShow reviews
Overall 4.7 Okay
Based on 309 reviews
Overall
5.8
Boarding
6.1
Comfort
5.4
Crew
6.5
Entertainment
4.6
Food
4.7
DTW
LAX
Okay 4.0

Cons: The seats and setup were miserable. The Little charges constantly add up— so the ‘discount’ flight was within a few dollars of flying with a real airline

DTW
LAX
Excellent 10.0

Pros: Toilet wete clean ! On time! Crew really caring.very safe flight!

Cons: Do not serve even water, but with the cheep price it worthsd

DTW
LAX
Excellent 10.0

Pros: On time and straight flights.

Cons: 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 2.0

Pros: Nothing! I never went.

Cons: Any airline can experience weather conditions but they usually have relationships with other airlines and get you on another flight very soon. Spirit, I was told, lacks those relationships.

DTW
LAX
Good 6.0

Pros: Cheap flight

Cons: -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.

Sat, Aug 3
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
LAX
Los Angeles
4h 50m
Wed, Aug 7
LAX
Los Angeles
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
4h 24m
Trip: 5 days
4.7OkayShow reviews
Overall 4.7 Okay
Based on 309 reviews
Overall
5.8
Boarding
6.1
Comfort
5.4
Crew
6.5
Entertainment
4.6
Food
4.7
DTW
LAX
Okay 4.0

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

DTW
LAX
Good 6.0

Pros: Everything else was fine! I really think you need better seats! More professional look! Get rid of the yellow and the way the writing is on your aircraft! Your known as a cheaper flight, but it shows also!

Cons: I think you should update the paint job on your aircraft! Maybe a little more professional? Looks kind of childish! Some of your flight crew seem very unenthused with their job. Like their just there for a paycheck. Not the pilots, but the attendants. I

DTW
LAX
Excellent 8.5

Pros: The good humor of the crew.

Cons: A movie or even a screen that shows where you are would be nice. It would also be nice to have the option of wifi while flying.

DTW
LAX
Okay 5.3

Pros: Flight left almost 4 hours late because of a mechanical problem

DTW
LAX
Good 6.0

Cons: Spirit charges extra for everything. Will not fly them again!

Thu, Oct 24
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
LAX
Los Angeles
5h 04m
Tue, Oct 29
LAX
Los Angeles
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
4h 18m
Trip: 6 days
4.7OkayShow reviews
Overall 4.7 Okay
Based on 309 reviews
Overall
5.8
Boarding
6.1
Comfort
5.4
Crew
6.5
Entertainment
4.6
Food
4.7
DTW
LAX
Excellent 8.6

Pros: I liked how efficient and how much they attempt to make the flight comfortable very polite staff and very clean flight

Cons: Over booking and very cramped regardless of how hard the flight staff tried to accommodate

DTW
LAX
Okay 4.0

Cons: The seats and setup were miserable. The Little charges constantly add up— so the ‘discount’ flight was within a few dollars of flying with a real airline

DTW
LAX
Mediocre 2.0

Pros: Nothing! I never went.

Cons: Any airline can experience weather conditions but they usually have relationships with other airlines and get you on another flight very soon. Spirit, I was told, lacks those relationships.

DTW
LAX
Good 6.0

Pros: Flight going to Detroit. Fight attendant Donna was wonderful in helping me get a seat next to my 82 year old mother. Return flight to lax. Attendant Devin was fabulous! My mother had some difficulty. I believe it was anxiety due to the fact that I was not seated next to her. He was right there to help in any way he could.

Cons: Nickel and dime pricing, seating arrangements, baggage weight and prices will probably discourage me from flying Spirit again. Staff was great though

DTW
LAX
Excellent 8.0

Pros: The service from the flight attendants was great.

Cons: The bit of time delay to take off.

Wed, Dec 18
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
LAX
Los Angeles
5h 11m
Mon, Dec 23
LAX
Los Angeles
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
4h 18m
Trip: 6 days
4.7OkayShow reviews
Overall 4.7 Okay
Based on 309 reviews
Overall
5.8
Boarding
6.1
Comfort
5.4
Crew
6.5
Entertainment
4.6
Food
4.7
DTW
LAX
Excellent 8.6

Pros: I liked how efficient and how much they attempt to make the flight comfortable very polite staff and very clean flight

Cons: Over booking and very cramped regardless of how hard the flight staff tried to accommodate

DTW
LAX
Excellent 10.0

Pros: On time and straight flights.

Cons: 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

Pros: Excellent helpful stewards on both my flights over to LAX.

Cons: The whole flight was awesome....

DTW
LAX
Okay 5.0

Cons: one of the three stewardesses was not very friendly

DTW
LAX
Mediocre 2.0

Cons: Worst customer service, terrible customer-adverse policies.

Thu, Jun 20
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
LAX
Los Angeles
4h 50m
Sun, Jun 30
LAX
Los Angeles
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
4h 25m
Trip: 11 days
4.7OkayShow reviews
Overall 4.7 Okay
Based on 309 reviews
Overall
5.8
Boarding
6.1
Comfort
5.4
Crew
6.5
Entertainment
4.6
Food
4.7
DTW
LAX
Mediocre 2.0

Pros: Nothing

Cons: I am a 130 pound 5"4 woman and I legitimately felt like I was shoved into a tiny little box and couldn't move my body for the 5 hours it took to get to LA from Detroit. They charge so much money for bags and don't give you anything on the plane everything is for purchase. Do not fly this airline. AA and United end up being the same price after the bag fees and seating fees and you can actually recline your chair and breathe on those planes NOT SPIRIT. The chair was plastic and didn't recline???

DTW
LAX
Good 6.0

Cons: Every thing was ok but they don't even offer water?

DTW
LAX
Okay 5.0

Cons: one of the three stewardesses was not very friendly

DTW
LAX
Mediocre 2.0

Cons: they cancelled my flight and had nothing available until the next day, causing me to miss my event. they refused to look into putting me on a flight with another airline (although one rep said they could, the next said they don't do that). this airline is the worst.

DTW
LAX
Good 6.0

Pros: 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.

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

Wed, Jun 19
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
LAX
Los Angeles
4h 47m
Sat, Jun 22
LAX
Los Angeles
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
4h 25m
Trip: 4 days
4.7OkayShow reviews
Overall 4.7 Okay
Based on 309 reviews
Overall
5.8
Boarding
6.1
Comfort
5.4
Crew
6.5
Entertainment
4.6
Food
4.7
DTW
LAX
Okay 5.0

Pros: Boarding process was quick, crew was efficient

Cons: Flight was delayed 40 minutes on a Sunday night. This was probably the most uncomfortable flight I have ever experienced. The seats are so poorly designed, they did not even recline a measly 1.5 inches, as other planes do, and halfway through the flight my back began to ache and I could not find a comfortable position for the rest of the flight. As a young, physically healthy person, I have flown 12 hrs from the US to Asia more comfortably than this.

DTW
LAX
Mediocre 2.8

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

Cons: 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

Pros: Nothing! I never went.

Cons: Any airline can experience weather conditions but they usually have relationships with other airlines and get you on another flight very soon. Spirit, I was told, lacks those relationships.

DTW
LAX
Good 6.3

Pros: Flight attendants were a cut above -- calm, charming and very helpful as opposed to the surly hall monitors typical of most budget most airlines.

Cons: Aware of "hidden fees" I checked all of my boxes, checked in online in advance, paid for bags in advance, and when I got there, gate agent says bags were not paid for... BS. I entered credit card and paid. Apparently payment did not go through. Would NOT have been an issue at all had I not been charged $10 more for the same check-in. What a racket. Even when I tried to avoid surprise fees, they got me. Same thing happened to another passenger. Totally unethical. No benefit of the doubt given. Unreal. It destroyed what would have been an overall good experience on Spirit.

DTW
LAX
Okay 4.0

Cons: Flight delayed 1 hour. We got into LAX & sat on tarmac for 45 minutes because our gate had a plane with a maintenance issue. The new gate also had a plane stuck with maintenance issue. Plane was hot with no eta on when we could deplane.

Mon, Aug 19
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
LAX
Los Angeles
4h 50m
Mon, Aug 26
LAX
Los Angeles
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
4h 24m
Trip: 8 days
4.7OkayShow reviews
Overall 4.7 Okay
Based on 309 reviews
Overall
5.8
Boarding
6.1
Comfort
5.4
Crew
6.5
Entertainment
4.6
Food
4.7
DTW
LAX
Excellent 8.6

Pros: I liked how efficient and how much they attempt to make the flight comfortable very polite staff and very clean flight

Cons: Over booking and very cramped regardless of how hard the flight staff tried to accommodate

DTW
LAX
Good 6.0

Pros: Everything else was fine! I really think you need better seats! More professional look! Get rid of the yellow and the way the writing is on your aircraft! Your known as a cheaper flight, but it shows also!

Cons: I think you should update the paint job on your aircraft! Maybe a little more professional? Looks kind of childish! Some of your flight crew seem very unenthused with their job. Like their just there for a paycheck. Not the pilots, but the attendants. I

DTW
LAX
Excellent 10.0

Pros: Excellent helpful stewards on both my flights over to LAX.

Cons: The whole flight was awesome....

DTW
LAX
Okay 4.3

Pros: Price of ticket

Cons: It was a rough flight, rough take off. Cramped space even for a smaller person

DTW
LAX
Okay 5.0

Pros: Boarding process was quick, crew was efficient

Cons: Flight was delayed 40 minutes on a Sunday night. This was probably the most uncomfortable flight I have ever experienced. The seats are so poorly designed, they did not even recline a measly 1.5 inches, as other planes do, and halfway through the flight my back began to ache and I could not find a comfortable position for the rest of the flight. As a young, physically healthy person, I have flown 12 hrs from the US to Asia more comfortably than this.

Tue, Nov 12
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
LAX
Los Angeles
5h 04m
Sun, Nov 17
LAX
Los Angeles
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
4h 18m
Trip: 6 days
4.7OkayShow reviews
Overall 4.7 Okay
Based on 309 reviews
Overall
5.8
Boarding
6.1
Comfort
5.4
Crew
6.5
Entertainment
4.6
Food
4.7
DTW
LAX
Excellent 10.0

Pros: Everything

DTW
LAX
Mediocre 2.3

Pros: Nothing, this airline has cut to many corners and are charging fees for everything

Cons: 5 hour delay and offered nothing, daughter had money for food and they accommodated nothing for her, this was a horrible experience and will never use again

DTW
LAX
Excellent 10.0

Pros: Toilet wete clean ! On time! Crew really caring.very safe flight!

Cons: Do not serve even water, but with the cheep price it worthsd

DTW
LAX
Good 6.6

Pros: bag

Cons: My bag never left Myrtle beach

DTW
LAX
Mediocre 2.0

Pros: Nothing

Cons: The flight was delayed they charged me for my carry on because the flight was over sold and didn't do the same to all passengers unfair if you ask me. The don't even give you water to drink without charging you.

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