Cheap flights from Detroit to Chicago

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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)

DTT - CHI
Price
C$ 154 - C$ 297
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$ 154

From Detroit to Chicago

One-way from

C$ 143

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 30% 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$ 460.

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$ 335 on average during April, but can be found for as low as C$ 253.

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

Unlike in the afternoon, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 7% on flights from Detroit to Chicago by exploring options for tickets in the evening.

Cheap flights from Detroit to Chicago in October, November 2020

The best prices found for DTT to CHI flights for October, November
8 Nov - 10 Nov
C$ 205pp
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
8 Nov - 10 Nov
C$ 239pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
8 Nov - 10 Nov
C$ 260pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
United Airlines
Direct
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Direct
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Detroit to Chicago 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Detroit found for this year
8 Nov - 10 Nov
C$ 205pp
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
8 Nov - 10 Nov
C$ 239pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
8 Nov - 10 Nov
C$ 260pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
United Airlines
Direct
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Direct
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Direct flights to Chicago from Detroit

Save time with Detroit to Chicago direct flight deals
8 Nov - 10 Nov
C$ 260pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
United Airlines
Direct
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
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
8 Nov - 10 Nov
C$ 205pp
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
8 Nov - 10 Nov
C$ 239pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
8 Nov - 10 Nov
C$ 260pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
United Airlines
Direct
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Direct
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

One-way flights to Chicago from Detroit

The cheapest one-way flights from Detroit to Chicago
3:30 p.m. - 3:52 p.m.
Delta
Direct
1h 22m
DTW - ORD
Delta
C$ 144
Delta
10:18 a.m. - 2:19 p.m.
American Airlines
1 stop
5h 01m
DTW - ORD
American Airlines
C$ 148

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Detroit to Chicago flights.

Flight FAQs

From Detroit to Chicago

Can I find flights from Detroit to Chicago for under C$ 265 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Detroit to Chicago for under C$ 265. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just C$ 205, but on average you can expect to pay C$ 270.

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.

Are there direct flights from Detroit to Chicago for under C$ 265 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 1 direct flight from Detroit to Chicago under C$ 265. A good price for a direct flight from Detroit to Chicago is less than C$ 260.

Are there last-minute flights available from Detroit to Chicago for under C$ 265?

There are currently 5+ open flights from Detroit to Chicago within the next 7 days for less than C$ 265.

What days are direct flights available from Detroit to Chicago?

You can find direct flights on the following days: Sunday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

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

Travellers can expect 54 flights from Detroit to Chicago on average per day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 67% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 4% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 30% 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 23m. Fly via United Airlines, American Airlines, or Spirit Airlines to get the fastest option. There are 369 km between Detroit and Chicago. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

According to our current data, Spirit Airlines (C$ 206), United Airlines (C$ 260), and American Airlines (C$ 266) offers the cheapest pricing from Detroit to Chicago. Users have found that Spirit Airlines 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$ 144. Delta is not the only option available. At the moment, American Airlines is another option, for C$ 148.

Destination information for Chicago

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Detroit to Chicago
Flight duration
1h 21m
Average temperature for October in Chicago
18.0 °C
Avg rainfall for October in Chicago
66.0 mm

Airports servicing Detroit

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Hourly flight availability from Detroit to Chicago

Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 49% of DTT to US-CHI departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 41% of DTT to US-CHI departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 9% of DTT to US-CHI departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of DTT to US-CHI departures
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Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Detroit to Chicago
Sunday
11 daily flights
Monday
16 daily flights
Tuesday
18 daily flights
Wednesday
29 daily flights
Thursday
51 daily flights
Friday
40 daily flights
Saturday
21 daily flights
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