Cheap flights from Michigan (MI) to Illinois (IL)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Michigan to Illinois

All the information you need to plan the best null to ORD flight in 2021: compare Michigan to Illinois flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Illinois.
When is the cheapest time to fly from Michigan to Illinois (MI - IL)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from Michigan to Illinois as you normally would.

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

August can be a great time to fly to Illinois from Michigan with a flight ticket averaging about $182. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of August for as cheap as $80. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of June.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Michigan to Illinois?

To save up to 62% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 30 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Michigan to Illinois from $239 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $328 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

Cheap flights from Michigan to Illinois in December, January 2022

The best prices found for Michigan to Illinois flights for December, January
10 Jan - 19 Jan
$87pp
GRR
Grand Rapids Gerald R. Ford Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
GRR
Grand Rapids Gerald R. Ford Intl
17 Jan - 20 Jan
$97pp
FNT
Flint Bishop
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
FNT
Flint Bishop
7 Jan - 9 Jan
$97pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Michigan to Illinois 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Illinois from Michigan found for this year
14 Dec - 14 Dec
$110pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
20 Dec - 2 Feb
$112pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
14 Dec - 14 Dec
$118pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Non-stop flights to Illinois from Michigan

Save time with Michigan to Illinois direct flight deals
23 Feb - 25 Feb
$87pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
10 Jan - 19 Jan
$87pp
GRR
Grand Rapids Gerald R. Ford Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
GRR
Grand Rapids Gerald R. Ford Intl
17 Jan - 20 Jan
$97pp
FNT
Flint Bishop
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
FNT
Flint Bishop

Last minute flights from Michigan to Illinois

Late deals on round-trip flights to Illinois from Michigan, departing today and this week
14 Dec - 14 Dec
$110pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
14 Dec - 14 Dec
$118pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
12 Dec - 13 Dec
$120pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

One-way flights to Illinois from Michigan

The cheapest one-way flights from Michigan to Illinois
1:00 am - 1:27 pm
American Airlines
1 Stop
13h 27m
FNT - ORD
American Airlines
3:25 am - 3:48 am
Delta
Nonstop
1h 23m
DTW - MDW
Delta
$74
Delta

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Michigan to Illinois

Which airlines flying from Michigan to Illinois have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Delta, American Airlines, and United 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 Michigan to Illinois for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Michigan to Illinois for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on United Airlines for just $87, but on average you can expect to pay $112.

Are there nonstop flights from Michigan to Illinois for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Michigan to Illinois under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Michigan to Illinois is less than $124.

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

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

What days are nonstop flights available from Michigan to Illinois?

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

How many flights depart from Michigan to Illinois on average per day?

On average 19 flights depart from Michigan to Illinois per day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 21% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 58% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 21% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Michigan to Illinois?

There are many flights that can get you from Michigan to Illinois in 1h 27m. Fly via United Airlines, Delta, or American Airlines to get the fastest option. The distance between Michigan and Illinois is about 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 to fly from Michigan to Illinois one-way?

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with United Airlines, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $39. American Airlines flights start at $39 while deals on Delta start at $49 one-way.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Illinois (IL)

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Illinois from Michigan?

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Michigan must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Illinois.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Michigan are not required to quarantine after entering Illinois.

Do I need a test to fly back to Michigan from Illinois?

Returning to Michigan from Illinois

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Illinois must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Michigan.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Illinois are not required to quarantine after entering Michigan.

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Destination information for Illinois

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Michigan to Illinois.
Flight duration from Michigan to Illinois
1h 21m

Airports servicing

Sault Ste. Marie Chippewa County (CIU)
Hancock Houghton County (CMX)
Escanaba Delta County Arpt (ESC)
Flint (FNT)
Grand Rapids (GRR)
Iron Mountain Ford (IMT)

Airports servicing

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

Top 6 airlines flying from Michigan to Illinois

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Michigan to Illinois 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
$89 $277 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$89 $272 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$89 $291 No cancel fee 69%
Spirit Airlines
$162 $247 No cancel fee 65%
Regional Sky
$220 $220 No cancel fee N/A

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

Linear Air Taxi
$1,798 $4,538 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.

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