Cheap flights from Detroit to Chicago (DTT - CHI)

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The best prices from Detroit All airports to Chicago are usually found in January or February, booked 26 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Wednesday and return on a Friday

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 2022: compare Detroit to Chicago flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Chicago.
DTT - CHI
Price
$155 - $279
CHI
Temperature
23 - 73.4 °F
CHI
Rainfall
1.7 - 4.9 inches

Popular in

June

High demand for flights, 23% potential price rise

Cheapest in

January

Best time to find cheap flights, 28% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$155

From Detroit (DTT) to Chicago (CHI)

One-way from

$122

One-way flight from Detroit (DTT) to Chicago (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 leaving on a Friday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 46% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

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

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Detroit to Chicago in the evening. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 11% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the morning.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 46% by booking at least 24 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 $253.

Cheap flights from Detroit to Chicago in June, July 2022

The best prices found for DTT to CHI flights for June, July
19 Jul - 20 Jul
$162pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Delta
Non-Stop
MDW
Chicago Midway
MDW
Chicago Midway
Delta
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
19 Jul - 2 Aug
$162pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Delta
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
19 Jul - 27 Jul
$180pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Delta
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Detroit All airports to Chicago 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Detroit found for this year
19 Jul - 20 Jul
$162pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Delta
Non-Stop
MDW
Chicago Midway
MDW
Chicago Midway
Delta
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
19 Jul - 20 Jul
$162pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Delta
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
19 Jul - 27 Jul
$180pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Delta
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Non-stop flights to Chicago from Detroit

Save time with Detroit to Chicago direct flight deals
19 Jul - 20 Jul
$162pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Delta
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
19 Jul - 20 Jul
$162pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Delta
Non-Stop
MDW
Chicago Midway
MDW
Chicago Midway
Delta
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
19 Jul - 27 Jul
$180pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Delta
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
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
5 Jul - 12 Jul
$182pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Delta
Non-Stop
MDW
Chicago Midway
MDW
Chicago Midway
Delta
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
5 Jul - 12 Jul
$182pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Delta
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
8 Jul - 13 Jul
$200pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Delta
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
5:05 am - 11:59 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
7h 54m
DTW - ORD
Multiple Airlines
$122
Kiwi.com
10:39 am - 3:08 am
Frontier
1 Stop
17h 29m
DTW - MDW
Frontier
$124
Kiwi.com
3:58 am - 8:15 am
American Airlines
1 Stop
5h 17m
DTW - ORD
American Airlines

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?

For a flight from Detroit to Chicago, you will be flying from All airports. Detroit All airports (DTT) is just 0.6 mi from the center of the city. All airports is the only Detroit airport and it handles 63 outbound flights to Chicago per day. 7 airlines have flights to Chicago from Detroit All airports on a regular basis.

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

Delta, United Airlines, and American 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 $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Detroit to Chicago for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Delta for just $162, but on average you can expect to pay $197.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Detroit to Chicago under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Detroit to Chicago is less than $197.

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: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

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

On average 36 flights depart from Detroit to Chicago per day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 47% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 47% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 6% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Detroit to Chicago?

For as low as $162, Delta can have you in Chicago from Detroit in 1h 17m. Airlines will cover a distance of 235 mi. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both nonstop flights and flights with stops.

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

Our cheapest airline available from Detroit to Chicago is Delta. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $162 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are United Airlines and Spirit Airlines, starting at $208 and $222 round-trip. These flights start at 24% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

$81 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Delta. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Spirit Airlines and American Airlines, with prices starting from $92 and $117, respectively.

What are the cheapest flights from Detroit to Chicago?

The cheapest flight price from Detroit to Chicago is $58. On average you can expect to pay $186. The most popular route, (Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County - Chicago O'Hare Intl), can usually be booked for $162.

What are the most popular routes from Detroit to Chicago?

When deciding which route to take from Detroit to Chicago consider Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County - Chicago O'Hare Intl, Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County - Chicago Midway or Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County - Chicago Greater Rockford as they are the most popular.

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

The most popular airlines flying from Detroit to Chicago are Train, Bus and American Airlines. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the most reliable airlines from Detroit to Chicago?

The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from Detroit to Chicago are Copa Airlines (93%), Air New Zealand (89%) and Qatar Airways (88%).

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 are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering 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 are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Detroit.

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

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Alternative routes for Detroit to Chicago

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

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 June in Chicago
78.8 °F
Avg rainfall for June in Chicago
3.4 ″

Airports servicing Detroit

Airports servicing Chicago

Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Top 4 airlines flying from Detroit All airports to Chicago

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Detroit to Chicago choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Delta
$101 $237 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$103 $207 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$132 $285 No cancel fee 71%
Linear Air Taxi
$1,876 $4,805 No cancel fee N/A

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Linear Air Taxi. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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 42% of DTT to CHI departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 34% of DTT to CHI departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 14% of DTT to CHI departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 10% of DTT to 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
40 daily flights
Monday
71 daily flights
Tuesday
72 daily flights
Wednesday
77 daily flights
Thursday
68 daily flights
Friday
72 daily flights
Saturday
43 daily flights
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