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Cheapest Flights from Detroit to Los Angeles (DTW to LAX)

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

Question : If speed is all that matters, how can you get from DTW to LAX as quickly as possible?
Answer : Delta Air Lines can get you there in five hours and one minute. So, if you were to leave Detroit at 8:29 PM EDT, you would arrive in Los Angeles at 10:30 PM PDT (remember, there is a three-hour time change).

Question : Should you take that vacation to Los Angeles in the next 30 days?
Answer : Mar 28th has seen bookings (as of Mar 20th) as cheap as $241. That comes in 17% below the average price for this route. Saving on flight fares means you'll have more money in your hand for the trip.

Question : How much should a trip from Detroit (DTW) to Los Angeles (LAX) cost?
Answer : Prices for this trip tend to change a lot less than other flights in the United States. They can range from $227 to $490. The further out you book a route, the more likely you are to save.

Question : What is the cheapest round-trip ticket you can get to Los Angeles?
Answer : Frontier Airlines is your best bet for finding that coveted low fare. They're offering fares as low as $227, while prices for other flights are as high as $490.

Question : Which airline has been the most dependable in getting passengers to their destination on schedule?
Answer : Delta Air Lines leads the way with a 79% on-time rate. Don't spend more time waiting in an airport than you have to and stick with Delta Air Lines on this route. If they are delayed for some reason though, the average delay is about half an hour.

Question : Do travelers from Detroit typically stay in Los Angeles for very long?
Answer : Over the next two months, travelers from DTW to LAX are planning on staying for one week on average.

Question : If your plans are flexible, have you considered changing your departure day?
Answer : In April, Tuesday is your lowest-cost day to fly. Being flexible with your travel days garners even more savings during booking.

Question : Should you be aware of any airlines that have a reputation of delayed arrivals for this route?
Answer : 100% of flights from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (DTW) to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) are delayed. If you’re on UPS, be sure to sign up for the delay notifications to stay up to date with your flight’s status.

Question : How often are flights late from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (DTW) to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)?
Answer : This particular route gets passengers to Los Angeles International Airport on time 75% of the time, which puts it in the top half of the world. If a flight is delayed, though, expect an average of about half an hour added to your flight time.

Question : What's the likelihood of you being delayed on this route?
Answer : The best measurement of overall promptness combines both on-time percentage and total delay minutes. DTW to LAX currently has 3 stars out of 5, an average score at best.

Question : For DTW to LAX, how many departure times are there on a given day?
Answer : Of course the day matters, but on average, seven different flight times exist when you fly from DTW to LAX. The average route departing the United States currently has five different flight times per day. You'll have more choices than the average passenger.

Question : If having the most departure times is important to you, is there a particular day of the week that offers the most options?
Answer : Saturday has the greatest variety of flight times for Detroit to Los Angeles with eight. Thursday currently offers the fewest number of flight times with only seven options.

Question : When traveling to Los Angeles from Detroit, how long will you be in the air?
Answer : When flying from DTW to LAX, it will take five hours and 16 minutes on average.