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Cheap flights from Detroit to Chicago (DTT - CHI)

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The best prices from Detroit to Chicago are usually found in December or April, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Sunday and return on a Saturday

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

DTT - CHI
Price
$171 - $205
CHI
Temperature
33.8 - 84.2 °F
CHI
Rainfall
0.7 - 4.3 inches
Popular in July High demand for flights, 7% potential price rise
Cheapest in December Best time to find cheap flights, 10% potential price drop
Round-trip from $171 From Detroit to Chicago
One-way from $86 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?

Thursday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from Detroit to Chicago. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Chicago.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Detroit to Chicago, book at least 37 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 10% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $177 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $177.

Cheap flights from Detroit to Chicago in July, August 2020

The best prices found for DTT to CHI flights for July, August
11 Jul - 13 Jul
$97pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
8 Jul - 4 Aug
$101pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Delta
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
12 Jul - 14 Jul
$107pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Detroit to Chicago 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Detroit found for this year
11 Jul - 13 Jul
$97pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
8 Jul - 4 Aug
$101pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Delta
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
4 Aug - 27 Aug
$106pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Delta
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Non-stop flights to Chicago from Detroit

Save time with Detroit to Chicago direct flight deals
11 Jul - 13 Jul
$97pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
12 Jul - 14 Jul
$107pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
3 Sep - 4 Sep
$107pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Delta
Non-Stop
MDW
Chicago Midway
MDW
Chicago Midway
Delta
Non-Stop
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
28 Jun - 30 Jun
$177pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
25 Jun - 30 Jun
$181pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
25 Jun - 2 Jul
$187pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

One-way flights to Chicago from Detroit

The cheapest one-way flights from Detroit to Chicago
2:25 am - 1:26 pm
Major Airline
1 Stop
12h 01m
DTW - ORD
Major Airline
$86
StudentUniverse
3:00 am - 11:58 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
9h 58m
DTW - ORD
Multiple Airlines
$114
Kiwi.com
5:25 pm - 12:57 pm
Spirit Airlines
2 Stops
20h 32m
DTW - ORD
Spirit Airlines
$125
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Detroit to Chicago

Are flight prices decreasing from Detroit to Chicago due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both Detroit and Chicago for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

Can I find flights from Detroit to Chicago for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Detroit to Chicago for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $97, but on average you can expect to pay $126.

Are there nonstop flights from Detroit to Chicago for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Detroit to Chicago under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Detroit to Chicago is less than $155.

Are there last-minute flights available from Detroit to Chicago for under $200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Detroit to Chicago within the next 7 days for less than $200.

What days are nonstop flights available from Detroit to Chicago?

Nonstop flights are available for this route on the following days: Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

How popular is this flight route?

Flights from Detroit to Chicago have been viewed 73 times in the past calendar month.

What is the cheapest airline for this route?

While looking for the best option consider American Eagle, Inc., our data currently shows that they have the cheapest flight available for the flight path. When traveling from Detroit to Chicago, generally 204 flights depart for this route daily.

How long does the flight from Detroit to Chicago take?

Your journey will take you approximately 2 hours. Your flight will cover a distance of about 146 miles.

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

On average 14 flights depart from Detroit to Chicago per day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 43% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 57% of flight departures

Is Detroit weather warmer or cooler than Chicago?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 84 °F on average in the month of July. The temperature in Chicago is typically the same as in Detroit. If you're traveling when the temperature is at its warmest, push to plan early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. For the best results, search for flights well in advance or after peak season.

Alternative routes for Detroit to Chicago

Destination information for Chicago

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Detroit to Chicago
Flight duration
1h 17m
Average temperature for July in Chicago
84.2 °F
Avg rainfall for July in Chicago
3.7 ″

Airports servicing Detroit

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Hourly flight availability from Detroit to Chicago

Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 48% of DTT to CHI departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 40% of DTT to CHI departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 11% of DTT to CHI departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of DTT to CHI departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Detroit to Chicago
Sunday
33 daily flights
Monday
40 daily flights
Tuesday
23 daily flights
Wednesday
33 daily flights
Thursday
40 daily flights
Friday
31 daily flights
Saturday
30 daily flights