Cheap flights from Detroit to Chicago

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Chicago (CHI)
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The best prices from Detroit to Chicago are usually found in August or July, booked 37 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Tuesday and return on a Monday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Detroit (DTT) to Chicago (CHI)

All the information you need to plan the best DTT to CHI flight in 2021: compare Detroit to Chicago flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Chicago.
DTT - CHI
Price
C$ 141 - C$ 272
CHI
Temperature
1 - 29 °C
CHI
Rainfall
17 - 109 mm

Popular in

June

High demand for flights, 19% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 36% potential price drop

Round-trip from

C$ 141

From Detroit to Chicago

One-way from

C$ 95

One-way flight from Detroit to Chicago

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Detroit to Chicago?

Users have found that leaving on a Tuesday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 26% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Detroit to Chicago?

Find a great deal and save up to 86% by booking at least 34 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Detroit to Chicago within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at C$ 421.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Detroit to Chicago?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in January. For low rates, April can be a great choice for travel to Chicago. Flights to Chicago from Detroit in April are about C$ 306 on average during April, but can be found for as low as C$ 232.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Detroit to Chicago (DTT - CHI)?

Unlike at noon, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 10% on flights from Detroit to Chicago by exploring options for tickets in the morning.

Cheap flights from Detroit to Chicago in May, June 2021

The best prices found for DTT to CHI flights for May, June
15 Jun - 20 Jun
C$ 251pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Delta
Direct
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
Direct
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
23 May - 25 May
C$ 258pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Delta
Direct
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
Direct
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
15 Jun - 20 Jun
C$ 262pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Delta
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
Direct
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Detroit to Chicago 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Detroit found for this year
17 Aug - 23 Aug
C$ 188pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Delta
Direct
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
Direct
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
19 Aug - 19 Aug
C$ 205pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Delta
Direct
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
17 Aug - 20 Aug
C$ 212pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Delta
Direct
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
Direct
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Direct flights to Chicago from Detroit

Save time with Detroit to Chicago direct flight deals
17 Aug - 23 Aug
C$ 188pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Delta
Direct
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
Direct
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
20 Aug - 21 Aug
C$ 212pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Delta
Direct
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
Direct
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
20 Aug - 22 Aug
C$ 236pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Delta
Direct
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
Direct
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Last minute flights from Detroit to Chicago

Late deals on round-trip flights to Chicago from Detroit, departing today and this week
18 May - 25 May
C$ 300pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Delta
Direct
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
Direct
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
18 May - 25 May
C$ 310pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Delta
Direct
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
18 May - 23 May
C$ 319pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Delta
Direct
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
Direct
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

One-way flights to Chicago from Detroit

The cheapest one-way flights from Detroit to Chicago
4:21 p.m. - 4:57 p.m.
Delta
Direct
1h 36m
DTW - ORD
Delta
C$ 95
Delta
6:50 a.m. - 7:12 a.m.
Delta
Direct
1h 22m
DTW - ORD
Delta
C$ 121
Delta
4:45 a.m. - 5:12 a.m.
Delta
Direct
1h 27m
DTW - ORD
Delta
C$ 127
Delta

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Detroit</span> to <span class="emphasized">Chicago</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Detroit to Chicago

What airport do you fly from for flights from Detroit to Chicago?

Most people fly from Detroit All airports (DTT) if they book a flight from Detroit to Chicago. On average, All airports has 46 outbound flights to Chicago per day from 3 airlines. Detroit All airports is conveniently located just 0.9 km from Detroit’s city centre.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Detroit to Chicago to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Delta is one of them. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitizing their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially-distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travellers safer while flying from Detroit to Chicago. Policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from Detroit to Chicago have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Delta, American Airlines, and United Airlines are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Detroit to Chicago for under C$ 243 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Detroit to Chicago for under C$ 243. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Delta for just C$ 188, but on average you can expect to pay C$ 285.

Are there direct flights from Detroit to Chicago for under C$ 243 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 15 direct flights from Detroit to Chicago under C$ 243. A good price for a direct flight from Detroit to Chicago is less than C$ 293.

Are there last-minute flights available from Detroit to Chicago for under C$ 364?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Detroit to Chicago within the next 7 days for less than C$ 364.

What days are direct flights available from Detroit to Chicago?

You can find direct flights on the following days: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday.

How many flights depart from Detroit to Chicago on average per day?

Travellers can expect 11 flights from Detroit to Chicago on average per day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 27% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 55% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 18% of flight departures

Is Detroit weather warmer or cooler than Chicago?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 29 °C's in July, on average. The temperature in Chicago is generally the same as in Detroit. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

How long is the flight from Detroit to Chicago?

There are many flights that can get you from Detroit to Chicago in 1h 22m. Fly via Delta to get the fastest option. There are 378 km between Detroit and Chicago. All flights are typically direct.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Detroit to Chicago round-trip?

According to our current data, Delta (C$ 188), offers the cheapest pricing from Detroit to Chicago. Users have found that Delta is 14% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Detroit to Chicago one-way?

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Delta, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at C$ 95.

Destination information for Chicago

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Detroit to Chicago.
Flight duration
1h 24m
Average temperature for May in Chicago
22.0 °C
Avg rainfall for May in Chicago
109.0 mm

Airports servicing Detroit

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Hourly flight availability from Detroit to Chicago

See what time of day planes typically take off from Detroit towards Chicago.
Morning 6 AM to noon 42% of DTT to US-CHI departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 29% of DTT to US-CHI departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 17% of DTT to US-CHI departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 12% of DTT to US-CHI departures
Midnight
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Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Detroit to Chicago
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Detroit to Chicago.
Sunday
60 daily flights
Monday
48 daily flights
Tuesday
35 daily flights
Wednesday
38 daily flights
Thursday
45 daily flights
Friday
54 daily flights
Saturday
47 daily flights
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