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DTW (Detroit) to LAX (Los Angeles) Flights $234.8

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Interesting Facts About Flights from Detroit to Los Angeles (DTW to LAX)

Question : Which airline has been on time from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (DTW) to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) the most?
Answer : Delta Air Lines leads the way with an 84% on-time rate. Stick to Delta Air Lines and you won't spend more time in airports than you have to. If they are late for some reason, expect it to be a 27-minute delay, as that’s the average.

Question : Is the price you found a good deal?
Answer : Prices for this trip tend to change more than other flights in the United States. They can vary from $215 to $1,210. Remember, you can save by booking further in advance.

Question : What is the cheapest round-trip ticket you can get to Los Angeles?
Answer : Spirit Airlines is the leader in keeping prices down for their passengers over the next three months. Fares are being booked at just $215, which is quite a deal when compared to the high-end bookings of $1,210.

Question : What day has the most flight time options?
Answer : The day with the most departure times for this route is Saturday with eight options. The day with the least amount of times is Thursday with only seven options.

Question : Which airline is struggling to get to Los Angeles on time?
Answer : If you're flying JetBlue Airways to Los Angeles from Detroit, you may be tardy as they're late 100% of the time. If you’re on JetBlue Airways, be sure to sign up for the delay notifications to stay up to date with your flight’s status.

Question : How long does it take to get from DTW to LAX?
Answer : The quickest direct flight is five hours and one minute via Delta Air Lines. If you catch the 8:29 PM EDT departure, you'll arrive at 10:30 PM PDT (remember, there is a time change of three hours).

Question : Is price more important than specific travel days for you?
Answer : The cheapest day to fly in August is Tuesday. Having flexibility in your travel plans means you can save more, so be sure to plan ahead when possible.