There are 9 ways to get from Los Angeles to Michigan by plane, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly Los Angeles to Flint  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Flint (FNT) LAX - FNT

$219 - $460

Cheapest option

Fly Los Angeles to Detroit  •  6 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Detroit (DTW) LAX - DTW

$145 - $370

7 alternative options

Fly Los Angeles to Lansing  •  8 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Lansing (LAN) LAX - LAN

$251 - $962

Fly Los Angeles to Grand Rapids  •  8 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Grand Rapids (GRR) LAX - GRR

$201 - $422

Train to Santa Ana, fly to Detroit  •  8 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center Amtrak
  2. Fly from Santa Ana (SNA) to Detroit (DTW) SNA - DTW

$241 - $565

Train  •  2 days 1 h

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak Southwest Chief
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Detroit Amtrak Wolverine

$327 - $950

Bus  •  2 days 5 h

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Dayton Trotwood, Oh 1684 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Dayton Trotwood, Oh to Detroit, Mi 1192 / ...

$231 - $576

Bus, Megabus  •  2 days 10 h

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Chicago, Il 1364
  2. Take the Megabus from Chicago to Downtown Detroit

$229 - $544

Drive  •  36 h

  1. Drive from Los Angeles to Detroit 2310.7 miles

$220 - $330

What companies run services between Los Angeles, CA, USA and Michigan, USA?

Southwest Airlines, United Airlines and two other airlines fly from Los Angeles to Flint hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Los Angeles to Detroit via Chicago Union Station Amtrak, Detroit Amtrak, and Woodward & Milwaukee in around 2 days 1 h.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Flint via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Los Angeles to Flint via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Los Angeles to Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $850
Flights from Los Angeles to Detroit via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $850
Flights from Los Angeles to Lansing via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Los Angeles to Lansing via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Los Angeles to Lansing via Salt Lake City, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 39 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Los Angeles to Lansing via Las Vegas, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Los Angeles to Grand Rapids via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $750
Flights from Los Angeles to Grand Rapids via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $750
Flights from Los Angeles to Grand Rapids via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $750
Flights from Santa Ana to Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from Santa Ana to Detroit via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from Santa Ana to Detroit via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Flint via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $650
Flights from Los Angeles to Detroit via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $800
Flights from Los Angeles to Detroit via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $800
Flights from Los Angeles to Detroit via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $800
Flights from Los Angeles to Detroit via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $800
Flights from Los Angeles to Detroit via Nashville
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $800
Flights from Los Angeles to Grand Rapids via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $900
Flights from Los Angeles to Grand Rapids via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$400 - $900
Flights from Santa Ana to Detroit via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,200
Flights from Santa Ana to Detroit via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,200
Flights from Santa Ana to Detroit via Dallas
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,200
Flights from Santa Ana to Detroit via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Flint via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Los Angeles to Detroit via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Flights from Los Angeles to Lansing via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Los Angeles to Lansing via Denver, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Los Angeles to Grand Rapids via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 58 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $750
Flights from Los Angeles to Grand Rapids via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $750
Flights from Los Angeles to Grand Rapids via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 29 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $750
Flights from Santa Ana to Detroit via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Flights from Santa Ana to Detroit via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Flint via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Los Angeles to Detroit via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 8 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Flights from Los Angeles to Lansing via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Los Angeles to Lansing via Oklahoma City, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Los Angeles to Grand Rapids via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $800
Flights from Los Angeles to Grand Rapids via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 39 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $800
Flights from Santa Ana to Detroit via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Santa Ana to Detroit via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Santa Ana to Detroit via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Los Angeles to Detroit via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center Amtrak
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
43 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$270 - $410
Flexi Coach Seat
$480 - $700
Business Coach Seat
$550 - $850
Room
$1,000 - $1,500
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Detroit Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $320
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Dayton Trotwood, Oh
Ave. Duration
2 days 0 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$200 - $340
Flexible
$400 - $550
Bus from Dayton Trotwood, Oh to Detroit, Mi
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
2 days 4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$200 - $330
Flexible
$390 - $550

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Los Angeles and Michigan is 3070 km. The road distance is 3697 km.

The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles to Michigan is to fly which costs $140 - $370 and takes 6 h 52 min.

The quickest way to get from Los Angeles to Michigan is to fly which takes 6 h 52 min and costs $140 - $370.

No, there is no direct bus from Los Angeles to Michigan. However, there are services departing from Los Angeles, Ca and arriving at Detroit, Mi via Dayton Trotwood, Oh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 5 h.

It takes approximately 7 h 31 min to get from Los Angeles to Michigan, including transfers.