Cheap flights from Detroit to Chicago

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Detroit (DTT)
Chicago (CHI)
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The best prices from Detroit All airports 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$ 147 - C$ 284
CHI
Temperature
-5 - 23 °C
CHI
Precipitation
43 - 125 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

$147

From Detroit All airports (DTT) to Chicago All airports (CHI)

One-way from

C$ 99

One-way flight from Detroit All airports (DTT) to Chicago All airports (CHI)

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 flying from Detroit to Chicago on a Friday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

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

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 30 days in advance to save up to 62% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 30 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Detroit to Chicago 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as C$ 303, or C$ 416 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

August can be a great time to fly to Chicago from Detroit with a flight ticket averaging about C$ 230. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of August for as cheap as C$ 101. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of June.

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

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Detroit to Chicago is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are at noon tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the morning could potentially save you up to 10% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Detroit to Chicago in September, October 2021

The best prices found for DTT to CHI flights for September, October
23 Oct - 25 Oct
C$ 196pp
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 Oct - 18 Oct
C$ 222pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Delta
Direct
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
Direct
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
24 Sep - 3 Oct
C$ 241pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Detroit All airports to Chicago 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Detroit found for this year
23 Oct - 25 Oct
C$ 196pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Delta
Direct
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
Direct
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
21 Nov - 23 Nov
C$ 222pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Delta
Direct
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
Direct
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
24 Sep - 3 Oct
C$ 241pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Direct flights to Chicago from Detroit

Save time with Detroit to Chicago direct flight deals
23 Oct - 25 Oct
C$ 196pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Delta
Direct
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
Direct
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
21 Nov - 23 Nov
C$ 222pp
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 Oct - 17 Oct
C$ 247pp
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
30 Sep - 2 Oct
C$ 250pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
3 Oct - 13 Nov
C$ 278pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Direct
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
30 Sep - 5 Oct
C$ 293pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

One-way flights to Chicago from Detroit

The cheapest one-way flights from Detroit to Chicago
2:05 p.m. - 2:25 p.m.
Delta
Direct
1h 20m
DTW - ORD
Delta
C$ 99
Delta
12:05 p.m. - 12:27 p.m.
Delta
Direct
1h 22m
DTW - ORD
Delta
C$ 124
Delta
3:40 a.m. - 4:15 a.m.
Delta
Direct
1h 35m
DTW - ORD
Delta
C$ 131
Delta

Related info for your journey

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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 68 outbound flights to Chicago per day from 3 airlines. Detroit All airports is conveniently located just 0.9 km from Detroit’s city centre.

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$ 200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Detroit to Chicago for under C$ 200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Delta for just C$ 196, but on average you can expect to pay C$ 280.

Are there direct flights from Detroit to Chicago for under C$ 200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 15 direct flights from Detroit to Chicago under C$ 200. A good price for a direct flight from Detroit to Chicago is less than C$ 329.

Are there last-minute flights available from Detroit to Chicago for under C$ 300?

There are currently 15+ open flights from Detroit to Chicago within the next 7 days for less than C$ 300.

What days are direct flights available from Detroit to Chicago?

Direct flights are available for this route on the following days: Monday, Wednesday, Saturday.

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

Travellers can expect 6 flights from Detroit to Chicago on average per day.
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Detroit to Chicago?

A quick flight from Detroit to Chicago can take about 1h 20m. Delta provides one of the quickest options available for as low as C$ 196. The distance between Detroit and Chicago is about 378 km. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both direct flights and flights with stops.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Detroit to Chicago round-trip?

According to our current data, Delta (C$ 196), and United Airlines (C$ 250) 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 flights from Detroit to Chicago?

While on average a flight from Detroit to Chicago is generally C$ 239, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is C$ 201. When looking at the most popular route, (Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County - Chicago O'Hare Intl), you can expect to pay C$ 574 for that flight.

What are the most reliable airlines from Detroit to Chicago?

Before booking your flight to Chicago from Detroit, check out the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time: Aer Lingus (95%), Envoy Air (91%), Endeavor Airlines( 90%).

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Detroit to Chicago?

American Airlines, Delta and United Airlines are the most popular airlines when flying from Detroit to Chicago.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Chicago, IL

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Chicago from Detroit?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Chicago within the United States

Most visitors from Detroit need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Chicago.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Detroit must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Chicago.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Detroit are not required to quarantine after entering Chicago.

Do I need a test to fly back to Detroit from Chicago?

Returning to Detroit from Chicago

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Chicago must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Detroit.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Chicago are not required to quarantine after entering Detroit.

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Destination information for Chicago

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Detroit to Chicago.
Flight duration from DTT to Chicago
1h 21m
Average temperature for September in Chicago
25.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in Chicago
60.0 mm

Airports servicing Detroit

Airports servicing 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.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 47% of DTT to US-CHI departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 38% of DTT to US-CHI departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 8% of DTT to US-CHI departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 7% of DTT to US-CHI departures
Midnight
6 AM
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
58 daily flights
Monday
78 daily flights
Tuesday
60 daily flights
Wednesday
64 daily flights
Thursday
68 daily flights
Friday
81 daily flights
Saturday
73 daily flights
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