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.

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Fly Los Angeles to Flint  •  7 h 40 min

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

$216 - $458

Cheapest option

Fly Los Angeles to Detroit  •  6 h 45 min

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

$142 - $368

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Fly Los Angeles to Lansing  •  8 h 20 min

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

$248 - $960

Fly Los Angeles to Grand Rapids  •  9 h

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

$196 - $418

Train to Santa Ana, fly to Detroit  •  8 h 35 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 Southwest Chief
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Detroit Amtrak Wolverine

$328 - $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

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles to Michigan is to fly which costs $140 - $370 and takes 6 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Los Angeles to Michigan is to fly which costs $140 - $370 and takes 6 h 45 min.

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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.

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The distance between Los Angeles and Michigan is 1919 miles. The road distance is 2310.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Michigan without a car is to train which takes 2 days 1 h and costs $320 - $950.

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It takes approximately 7 h 40 min to get from Los Angeles to Michigan, including transfers.

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Los Angeles to Michigan bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Los Angeles, Ca station.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Michigan is to fly which takes 7 h 40 min and costs $210 - $460. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $320 - $950 and takes 2 days 1 h, you could also bus, which costs $230 - $600 and takes 2 days 5 h.

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There is no direct flight from Los Angeles Airport to Flint Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 3 min and has one stopover.

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Los Angeles to Michigan bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Detroit, Mi station.

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Michigan is 3 h ahead of Los Angeles. It is currently 7:06 AM in Los Angeles and 10:06 AM in Michigan.

Yes, the driving distance between Los Angeles to Michigan is 2311 miles. It takes approximately 36 h to drive from Los Angeles to Michigan.

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  • Distance: 1919 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 40 min

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

Delta, United Airlines and American Airlines fly from Los Angeles to Flint hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Los Angeles to Detroit via Chicago Union Station, Detroit Amtrak, and Woodward @ Baltimore Sb in around 2 days 1 h.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Flint via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Los Angeles to Flint via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Los Angeles to Flint via San Diego, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Los Angeles to Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $850
Flights from Los Angeles to Detroit via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $850
Flights from Los Angeles to Detroit via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $850
Flights from Los Angeles to Detroit via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $850
Flights from Los Angeles to Lansing via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Los Angeles to Lansing via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Los Angeles to Lansing via Salt Lake City, Detroit
Ave. Duration
8 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Los Angeles to Lansing via Columbus, Detroit
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Los Angeles to Grand Rapids via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $750
Flights from Los Angeles to Grand Rapids via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $750
Flights from Santa Ana to Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from Santa Ana to Detroit via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Flint via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Los Angeles to Flint via Denver, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Los Angeles to Detroit via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Flights from Los Angeles to Detroit via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Flights from Los Angeles to Lansing via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Los Angeles to Lansing via San Diego, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Los Angeles to Grand Rapids via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $750
Flights from Los Angeles to Grand Rapids via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $750
Flights from Santa Ana to Detroit via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Flights from Santa Ana to Detroit via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 32 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
6 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Los Angeles to Flint via Phoenix, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 19 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Los Angeles to Detroit via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Flights from Los Angeles to Lansing via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Los Angeles to Lansing via Phoenix, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Los Angeles to Grand Rapids via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $800
Flights from Los Angeles to Grand Rapids via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $800
Flights from Santa Ana to Detroit via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 19 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Santa Ana to Detroit via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 29 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Santa Ana to Detroit via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Detroit via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $800
Flights from Los Angeles to Detroit via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $800
Flights from Los Angeles to Detroit via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $800
Flights from Los Angeles to Detroit via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $800
Flights from Los Angeles to Detroit via Las Vegas
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 6 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$400 - $900
Flights from Los Angeles to Grand Rapids via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$400 - $900
Flights from Santa Ana to Detroit via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 58 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,200
Flights from Santa Ana to Detroit via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,200
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Los Angeles to Detroit via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Detroit via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 4 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Los Angeles to Grand Rapids via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
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
Ave. Duration
42 h 50 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 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

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
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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