Cheap flights from Chicago to Detroit (CHI - DTT)

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The best prices from Chicago to Detroit are usually found in April or July, booked 35 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Friday and return on a Saturday

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

CHI - DTT
Price
$147 - $256
DTT
Temperature
33.8 - 84.2 °F
DTT
Rainfall
2.5 - 3.8 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 to Detroit

One-way from

$82

One-way flight from Chicago to Detroit

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 Chicago to Detroit?

Friday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 40%.

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

To save up to 24% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 18 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Chicago to Detroit from $195 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $259 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

April is one of the best times of the year to fly to Detroit from Chicago. Prices for April average $204 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $35. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a April flight can save you 43% on your journey compared to booking in April

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

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Chicago to Detroit in the evening. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 12% on your trip compared to booking a flight at noon.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Detroit in March, April 2021

13 Apr - 15 Apr
$79pp
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
13 Apr - 16 Apr
$81pp
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
23 Mar - 21 Apr
$103pp
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 2021 flight deals

13 Apr - 15 Apr
$79pp
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
13 Apr - 16 Apr
$81pp
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
23 Mar - 21 Apr
$103pp
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

Non-stop flights to Detroit from Chicago

2 Apr - 4 Apr
$182pp
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
17 May - 18 May
$187pp
MDW
Chicago Midway
Delta
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Delta
Non-Stop
MDW
Chicago Midway
2 Apr - 10 Apr
$187pp
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

Last minute flights from Chicago to Detroit

16 Mar - 22 Mar
$103pp
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
17 Mar - 23 Mar
$111pp
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
17 Mar - 23 Mar
$133pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to Detroit from Chicago

5:35 pm - 5:35 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
23h 00m
ORD - DTW
Multiple Airlines
$82
Kiwi.com
9:42 am - 3:15 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
28h 33m
ORD - DTW
Frontier
$84
Gotogate
4:55 pm - 4:30 am
Spirit Airlines
3 Stops
34h 35m
ORD - DTW
Spirit Airlines
$85
Kiwi.com

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Flight FAQs

From Chicago to Detroit

Are flight prices decreasing from Chicago to Detroit 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 Chicago and Detroit 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.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Chicago to Detroit to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Delta to help keep travelers safe while flying. New policies for travelers booking flights from Chicago to Detroit include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitization, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

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 $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Detroit for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $79, but on average you can expect to pay $123.

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 $231.

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

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

What days are nonstop flights available from Chicago to Detroit?

Days when nonstop flights are available for this flight are: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

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

Per day, 22 flights depart from Chicago to Detroit on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 18% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 50% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 32% of flight departures

Is Chicago weather warmer or cooler than Detroit?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 84 °F's in July, on average. The temperature in Detroit is generally the same as in Chicago. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

How long is the flight from Chicago to Detroit?

A quick flight from Chicago to Detroit can take about 1h 11m. Delta provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $186. Airlines will cover a distance of 229 mi. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both nonstop flights and flights with stops.

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

Our cheapest airline available from Chicago to Detroit is Spirit Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $79 on this airline. Users have found that Spirit Airlines is 60% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Spirit Airlines, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $40. Check flights for Frontier, as they currently have the next best price.

Alternative routes for Chicago to Detroit

Destination information for Detroit

Flight duration
1h 19m
Average temperature for March in Detroit
46.4 °F
Avg rainfall for March in Detroit
2.8 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing Detroit

Top 4 airlines flying from Chicago to Detroit

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Spirit Airlines
$138 $237 No cancel fee 65%
United Airlines
$89 $243 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$89 $256 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$94 $269 No cancel fee N/A

Hourly flight availability from Chicago to Detroit

Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 65% of CHI to DTT departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 23% of CHI to DTT departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 11% of CHI to DTT departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of CHI to DTT departures
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6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Chicago to Detroit
Sunday
44 daily flights
Monday
41 daily flights
Tuesday
24 daily flights
Wednesday
31 daily flights
Thursday
37 daily flights
Friday
45 daily flights
Saturday
33 daily flights
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