Cheap flights from Chicago to Detroit (CHI - DTT)

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The best prices from Chicago to Detroit All airports are usually found in April or July, booked 35 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Thursday and return on a Wednesday

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

All the information you need to plan the best CHI to DTT flight in 2022: compare Chicago to Detroit flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Detroit.
CHI - DTT
Price
$147 - $256
DTT
Temperature
24.8 - 73.4 °F
DTT
Rainfall
1.8 - 3.1 inches

Popular in

August

High demand for flights, 21% potential price rise

Cheapest in

April

Best time to find cheap flights, 27% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$147

From Chicago (CHI) to Detroit (DTT)

One-way from

$120

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

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago to Detroit (CHI - DTT)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Chicago to Detroit is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the afternoon tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the evening could potentially save you up to 9% on airfare.

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

Departing on a Sunday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 13% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

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

Our data shows that April tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Detroit from Chicago. Users have commonly found prices around $203 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $64. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in August.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Chicago to Detroit at least 32 days early can save you up to 80% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 32 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Chicago to Detroit for as little as $259 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $378 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Detroit in May, June 2022

The best prices found for CHI to DTT flights for May, June
17 Jun - 19 Jun
$218pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Delta
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
15 Jun - 19 Jun
$218pp
MDW
Chicago Midway
Delta
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Delta
Non-Stop
MDW
Chicago Midway
8 Jun - 13 Jun
$221pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to Detroit 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Detroit from Chicago found for this year
22 Aug - 24 Aug
$162pp
MDW
Chicago Midway
Delta
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Delta
Non-Stop
MDW
Chicago Midway
22 Aug - 24 Aug
$162pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Delta
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
23 Aug - 24 Aug
$169pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Non-stop flights to Detroit from Chicago

Save time with Chicago to Detroit direct flight deals
22 Aug - 24 Aug
$162pp
MDW
Chicago Midway
Delta
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Delta
Non-Stop
MDW
Chicago Midway
22 Aug - 24 Aug
$162pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Delta
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
2 Aug - 23 Aug
$190pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Last minute flights from Chicago to Detroit

Late deals on round-trip flights to Detroit from Chicago, departing today and this week
31 May - 7 Jun
$242pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
2 Jun - 6 Jun
$246pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
3 Jun - 6 Jun
$272pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Delta
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to All airports from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Detroit
5:07 pm - 7:37 pm
United Airlines
Nonstop
1h 30m
ORD - DTW
United Airlines
$120
United
3:30 pm - 5:59 pm
Delta
Nonstop
1h 29m
ORD - DTW
Delta
$129
Delta
3:37 am - 11:04 am
American Airlines
1 Stop
6h 27m
ORD - DTW
American Airlines

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Chicago to Detroit

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

If you book a flight to Detroit from Chicago, you will be flying to All airports, which is the city’s only airport. Detroit All airports (DTT) is located 0.6 mi from the center of Detroit. There are 67 flights from Chicago to All airports per day from 8 different airlines.

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

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Delta, United Airlines, and American Airlines flying from Chicago to Detroit have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from Chicago to Detroit for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Detroit for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on United Airlines for just $162, but on average you can expect to pay $218.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Chicago to Detroit under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Chicago to Detroit is less than $230.

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

There are currently 20+ open flights from Chicago to Detroit within the next 7 days for less than $300.

What days are nonstop flights available from Chicago to Detroit?

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

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

On average 40 flights depart from Chicago to Detroit per day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 25% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 40% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 35% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Chicago to Detroit?

For as low as $162, United Airlines can have you in Detroit from Chicago in 1h 09m. The distance from Chicago to Detroit is about 235 mi. Generally, flights for this route are nonstop.

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

Our cheapest airline available from Chicago to Detroit is United Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $162 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are American Airlines and Delta, starting at $169 and $218 round-trip. You may be able to fly from Chicago to Detroit for 19% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

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

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Chicago to Detroit are Spirit Airlines ($90), American Airlines ($108), and Delta ($109).

What are the cheapest flights from Chicago to Detroit?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Chicago to Detroit? While on average our users pay $218, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $55. The most popular route (Chicago O'Hare Intl - Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County), is priced around $190.

What are the most reliable airlines from Chicago to Detroit?

Consider SWISS (100%), Mesa Airlines (100%) or Lufthansa (89%) when booking your flight. These represent the most reliable airlines when flying from Chicago to Detroit.

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

Before booking your flight from Chicago to Detroit check out the most popular airlines for this route: Train, Bus or Major Airline.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Detroit, MI

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

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Chicago must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Detroit.

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

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

Returning to Chicago from Detroit

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Detroit must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Chicago.

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

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Alternative routes for Chicago to Detroit

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

Destination information for Detroit

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Chicago to Detroit.
Flight duration from Chicago to DTT
1h 20m
Average temperature for May in Detroit
69.8 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Detroit
3.8 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing Detroit

Top 3 airlines flying from Chicago to Detroit All airports

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Chicago to Detroit 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
United Airlines
$97 $212 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$103 $259 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$134 $282 No cancel fee 71%

Hourly flight availability from Chicago to Detroit

See what time of day planes typically take off from Chicago towards Detroit.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 53% of CHI to DTT departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 29% of CHI to DTT departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 16% of CHI to DTT departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 2% of CHI to DTT departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Chicago to Detroit
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Chicago to Detroit.
Sunday
50 daily flights
Monday
78 daily flights
Tuesday
72 daily flights
Wednesday
79 daily flights
Thursday
68 daily flights
Friday
74 daily flights
Saturday
51 daily flights
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