Cheap flights from Illinois (IL) to Detroit (DTT)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Illinois to Detroit (DTT)

All the information you need to plan the best null to DTT flight in 2021: compare Illinois to Detroit flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Detroit.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Illinois to Detroit?

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 18 days in advance to save up to 24% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 18 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Illinois to Detroit 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $195, or $259 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

April can be a great time to fly to Detroit from Illinois with a flight ticket averaging about $204. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of April for as cheap as $35. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

Cheap flights from Illinois to Detroit in May, June 2021

The best prices found for Illinois to DTT flights for May, June
18 May - 22 May
$119pp
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
27 May - 1 Jun
$121pp
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 May - 28 May
$125pp
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

Illinois to Detroit 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Detroit from Illinois found for this year
18 May - 22 May
$119pp
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
27 May - 1 Jun
$121pp
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 May - 28 May
$125pp
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 Illinois

Save time with Illinois to Detroit direct flight deals
3 Nov - 4 Nov
$155pp
MDW
Chicago Midway
Delta
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Delta
Non-Stop
MDW
Chicago Midway
28 Aug - 30 Aug
$155pp
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
29 Aug - 30 Aug
$175pp
MDW
Chicago Midway
Delta
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Delta
Non-Stop
MDW
Chicago Midway

Last minute flights from Illinois to Detroit

Late deals on round-trip flights to Detroit from Illinois, departing today and this week
24 May - 28 May
$125pp
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
26 May - 27 May
$131pp
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
26 May - 28 May
$132pp
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 Illinois

The cheapest one-way flights from Illinois to Detroit
6:30 am - 11:22 am
United Airlines
1 Stop
3h 52m
STL - DTW
United Airlines
$76
United
8:03 am - 2:21 pm
American Airlines
1 Stop
5h 18m
ORD - DTW
American Airlines
1:35 pm - 4:03 pm
Major Airline
Nonstop
1h 28m
ORD - DTW
Major Airline
$88
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Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Illinois to Detroit

Are flight prices decreasing from Illinois 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 Illinois 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.

Which airlines flying from Illinois to Detroit 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.

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

Detroit All airports (DTT), located 0.6 mi from the city center, is the airport you fly into when you book flights from Illinois to Detroit.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Illinois to Detroit for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $121, but on average you can expect to pay $150.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Illinois to Detroit under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Illinois to Detroit is less than $207.

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

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

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

Train, Bus and Major Airline are the most popular airlines when flying from Illinois to Detroit.

What are the most popular routes from Illinois to Detroit?

Most travelers choose Chicago O'Hare Intl - Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County, Lambert-St Louis - Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County or Chicago Midway - Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County when deciding on the best route from Illinois to Detroit.

What are the cheapest Flights from Illinois to Detroit?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $81. While the most popular route (Chicago O'Hare Intl - Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County) can be booked for $121 on average our data indicates $185 when flying from Illinois to Detroit

What are the most reliable airlines from Illinois to Detroit?

The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from Illinois to Detroit are SWISS (100%), Gulf Air (100%) and Republic Airways (98%).

How long is the flight from Illinois to Detroit?

A quick flight from Illinois to Detroit can take about 1h 10m. Delta provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $291. Generally, flights for this route are nonstop.

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

Currently priced at $121, Spirit Airlines will fly you from Illinois to Detroit and back. In addition to Spirit Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from Delta and American Airlines - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $133 and $163, respectively.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Spirit Airlines, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $50. United Airlines flights start at $76 while deals on Delta start at $77 one-way.

Departure points for flights from Illinois to Detroit

Select to see more specific information for flights to Detroit from all departure points in Illinois.

Destination information for Detroit

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Illinois to Detroit.
Flight duration
1h 27m
Average temperature for May in Detroit
69.8 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Detroit
3.8 ″

Airports servicing

Bloomington (BMI)
Champaign (CMI)
Decatur (DEC)
Moline (MLI)
Marion (MWA)

Airports servicing Detroit

Top 4 airlines flying from Illinois to Detroit

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Illinois 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
Spirit Airlines
$138 $237 No cancel fee 65%
United Airlines
$89 $278 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$94 $282 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$89 $426 No cancel fee 71%
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