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Los Angeles travel tips

1) Gaze at the stars for free at the Griffith Observatory in Los Angeles

The Griffith Observatory is located on a hill with stunning views of the west part of Los Angeles. There are free telescopes for public use on the lawn in front of the observatory. The entrance to the observatory is also free. You only need to buy a ticket if you decide to watch one of the films about stars shown in the planetarium. There is also a shuttle bus to the observatory from the intersection of Sunset and Vermont streets. The ticket price is just $1.

2) Plan your commuting around Los Angeles with traffic jams in mind

The biggest problem in LA is traffic. Almost all highways are idle during peak hours. Therefore, plan your activities and choose routes in advance, especially if you have rented a car. Peak hours are usually 8:30-10:00 and 17:00-18:30.

3) Check out the Los Angeles hotel in which Pretty Woman was filmed with Richard Gere and Julia Roberts

The iconic movie Pretty Woman was filmed at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel. Also, celebrities often stay here: Al Pacino, Robert Pattinson, and others. The hotel was built in 1928 in the Renaissance style. Now, it contrasts strikingly with the city’s modern buildings. Pop into the hotel lobby or dine at the famous Cut restaurant in this hotel.

Travelers usually depart from Detroit Metropolitan, Detroit, MI Train station, Detroit, Detroit-Southwest, or Willow Run Airport 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 - Maravilla. 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, American Airlines, and Frontier Airlines. Detroit and Los Angeles have 350 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
Closes 1 hours before flight
United AirlinesUALUAYesNo
American AirlinesAALAAYesNo
Frontier AirlinesFFTF9NoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight

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 4.9 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 Detroit?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Detroit and Orlando, Phoenix, Denver, Las Vegas, London, San Diego, San Francisco, New York, Seattle, Atlanta, Austin, Mexico City, Washington, D.C., Fort Lauderdale, Fort Myers, Tampa, Guadalajara, Miami, Salt Lake City, Paris.
What are the most popular routes to and from Los Angeles?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Los Angeles and Denver, Atlanta, Las Vegas, New York, Cincinnati, Charlotte, Cancún, Chicago, Mexico City, Washington, D.C., Paris, Guadalajara, London, Rome, Amsterdam, Philadelphia, Orlando, St. Louis, Houston, Minneapolis.
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, Akron–Canton, Bishop International, Fort Wayne International, Toledo Express, Capital Region International, Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International, Windsor International, MBS International.
What airports are near Los Angeles?
The main airport in Los Angeles is Los Angeles International. It is also served by Los Angeles International, San Diego International, Ontario International, Tijuana International, John Wayne, Hollywood Burbank, Long Beach, Palm Springs International, Santa Maria Public, Santa Barbara Municipal.
What buses and trains depart from Detroit?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Detroit, including Indian Trails, Greyhound.
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