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The best prices from Chicago to Detroit are usually found in January or December, booked 53 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
$174 - $238
DTT
Temperature
33.8 - 84.2 °F
DTT
Rainfall
2.5 - 3.8 inches

Popular in

September

High demand for flights, 18% potential price rise

Cheapest in

January

Best time to find cheap flights, 11% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$174

From Chicago to Detroit

One-way from

$87

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 27% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 31 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 $251 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $293 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

September is one of the best times of the year to fly to Detroit from Chicago. Prices for September average $252 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $146. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of March. Opting for a September flight can save you 33% on your journey compared to booking in September

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 October, November 2020

The best prices found for CHI to DTT flights for October, November
3 Nov - 3 Nov
$77pp
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
1 Nov - 5 Nov
$87pp
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
6 Nov - 9 Nov
$90pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to Detroit 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Detroit from Chicago found for this year
3 Nov - 3 Nov
$77pp
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
1 Nov - 5 Nov
$87pp
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
6 Nov - 9 Nov
$90pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Non-stop flights to Detroit from Chicago

Save time with Chicago to Detroit direct flight deals
3 Nov - 3 Nov
$77pp
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
1 Nov - 5 Nov
$87pp
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
29 Oct - 2 Nov
$97pp
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
22 Oct - 25 Oct
$118pp
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
24 Oct - 27 Oct
$121pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
22 Oct - 27 Oct
$128pp
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

One-way flights to Detroit from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Detroit
3:48 am - 11:39 am
American Airlines
1 Stop
6h 51m
ORD - DTW
American Airlines
3:40 pm - 11:05 am
United Airlines
1 Stop
18h 25m
ORD - DTW
United Airlines
$94
United
9:50 am - 12:10 pm
Delta
Nonstop
1h 20m
MDW - DTW
Delta
$95
Delta

Related info for your journey

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

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 United Airlines for just $77, but on average you can expect to pay $106.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Chicago to Detroit under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Chicago to Detroit is less than $150.

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: Saturday.

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

Per day, 1 flight departs from Chicago to Detroit on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 100% 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 17m. Delta provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $137. Airlines will cover a distance of 235 mi. Most flights 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 $77 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are American Airlines and Spirit Airlines, starting at $96 and $105 round-trip. Users have found that United 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 United Airlines, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $39. However, be on the lookout for offers from American Airlines and Spirit Airlines, as they are both options that can get you from Chicago to Detroit for a low price.

Alternative routes for Chicago to Detroit

Destination information for Detroit

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Chicago to Detroit
Flight duration
1h 22m
Average temperature for October in Detroit
62.6 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Detroit
2.9 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing Detroit

Hourly flight availability from Chicago to Detroit

Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 59% of CHI to DTT departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 27% of CHI to DTT departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 13% of CHI to DTT departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of CHI to DTT departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Chicago to Detroit
Sunday
52 daily flights
Monday
54 daily flights
Tuesday
41 daily flights
Wednesday
29 daily flights
Thursday
51 daily flights
Friday
58 daily flights
Saturday
31 daily flights
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