Cheap flights from Detroit, MI to Los Angeles, CA

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Travelers usually depart from Detroit Metropolitan, Detroit, MI Train station, Detroit, or Detroit-Southwest when they travel from Detroit to Los Angeles. Book your trip to arrive at Los Angeles International, Los Angeles, CA Bus Station, Los Angeles, CA - Union Station, Los Angeles - Westwood Amtrak, or Los Angeles, CA - Downtown LA. The distance between Detroit and Los Angeles is 3181 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Delta Air Lines, Spirit Airlines, United Airlines, Frontier Airlines, and American Airlines. Detroit and Los Angeles have 318 direct flights per week.

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Delta Air LinesDALDLYesOpens 24 days before flight
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Spirit AirlinesNKSNKNoOpens 24 days before flight
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United AirlinesUALUAYesNo
Frontier AirlinesFFTF9NoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
American AirlinesAALAAYesNo
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Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Detroit to Los Angeles?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Detroit and Los Angeles takes around 4.8 hours.
What is the flight distance between Detroit and Los Angeles?
The flight distance between Detroit and Los Angeles is 3181 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Detroit and Los Angeles?
Several carriers operate flights between Detroit and Los Angeles. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Spirit Airlines, Delta Air Lines.
What are the most popular routes to and from Los Angeles?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Los Angeles and Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver, Calgary, Winnipeg, Edmonton, Ottawa, Kelowna, Quebec City, Victoria, Saskatoon, Lima.
Which airports are there in Detroit?
Detroit is mainly served by Detroit Metropolitan. But there are other airports nearby, including Willow Run Airport, Coleman A. Young Municipal Airport.
What airports are near Detroit?
The main airport in Detroit is Detroit Metropolitan. It is also served by Cleveland Hopkins International, Gerald R. Ford International, Bishop International, Fort Wayne International, Akron–Canton, Windsor International, Toledo Express, London International, MBS International, Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International.
What airports are near Los Angeles?
The main airport in Los Angeles is Los Angeles International. It is also served by San Diego International, Tijuana International, Ontario International, John Wayne, Hollywood Burbank, Palm Springs International, Santa Maria Public, Santa Barbara Municipal, Meadows Field, Long Beach.
What buses and trains depart from Detroit?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Detroit, including Greyhound, Amtrak train, Indian Trails.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Detroit and Los Angeles?
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