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Cheap flights from Detroit to Chicago from $49

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a momondo user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight from Detroit to Chicago departing on 6/19. Fares may change, and may not be available for all flights or travel dates. Click the price to refresh the search for this deal.
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Easily compare round-trip flights from Detroit to Chicago

Below you can see the best fares for your round-trip flight route over the next six months. All fares were found on momondo this week. Browse the quickest and cheapest flights from Detroit to Chicago by changing tabs
Delta
May 14
DTW8:35 pmDetroit Metropolitan Wayne County
1h 20m
ORD8:55 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
May 15
ORD7:09 amChicago O'Hare Intl
1h 21m
DTW9:30 amDetroit Metropolitan Wayne County
American Airlines
May 15
DTW6:45 amDetroit Metropolitan Wayne County
1h 22m
ORD7:07 amChicago O'Hare Intl
May 17
ORD3:00 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
1h 13m
DTW5:13 pmDetroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Frontier
May 1
DTW10:18 amDetroit Metropolitan Wayne County
6h 43m
1 stop
MDW4:01 pmChicago Midway
May 7
MDW10:55 pmChicago Midway
10h 05m
1 stop
DTW10:00 amDetroit Metropolitan Wayne County
United Airlines
May 18
DTW6:00 amDetroit Metropolitan Wayne County
1h 30m
ORD6:30 amChicago O'Hare Intl
May 18
ORD7:30 amChicago O'Hare Intl
1h 32m
DTW10:02 amDetroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Multiple Airlines
May 15
DTW3:09 pmDetroit Metropolitan Wayne County
7h 37m
1 stop
ORD9:46 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
May 22
ORD5:01 amChicago O'Hare Intl
10h 17m
1 stop
DTW4:18 pmDetroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
May 15
DTW10:19 amDetroit Metropolitan Wayne County
12h 27m
1 stop
ORD9:46 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
May 22
ORD11:14 amChicago O'Hare Intl
11h 13m
1 stop
DTW11:27 pmDetroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Find the cheapest one-way flights from Detroit to Chicago

If you're looking for one-way flights from Detroit to Chicago, view some of our deals below provided by Delta, Frontier and Southwest
Delta
Jun 19
DTW7:10 amDetroit Metropolitan Wayne County
1h 22m
ORD7:32 amChicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
May 8
DTW10:18 amDetroit Metropolitan Wayne County
6h 43m
1 stop
MDW4:01 pmChicago Midway
Spirit Airlines
May 18
DTW11:02 amDetroit Metropolitan Wayne County
10h 33m
1 stop
ORD8:35 pmChicago O'Hare Intl

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Spirit Airlines
Apr 27
DTW8:23 pmDetroit Metropolitan Wayne County
13h 11m
1 stop
ORD8:34 amChicago O'Hare Intl
Apr 29
ORD10:00 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
9h 06m
1 stop
DTW8:06 amDetroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Sun Country Air
Apr 26
DTW9:55 amDetroit Metropolitan Wayne County
10h 13m
1 stop
ORD7:08 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
Apr 29
ORD8:05 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
12h 04m
1 stop
DTW9:09 amDetroit Metropolitan Wayne County
American Airlines
Apr 25
DTW8:00 amDetroit Metropolitan Wayne County
6h 37m
1 stop
ORD1:37 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
Apr 25
ORD3:00 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
1h 14m
DTW5:14 pmDetroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Multiple Airlines
Apr 26
DTW9:55 amDetroit Metropolitan Wayne County
35h 10m
3 stops
ORD8:05 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
Apr 29
ORD9:25 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
18h 18m
2 stops
DTW4:43 pmDetroit Metropolitan Wayne County
United Airlines
Apr 27
DTW6:00 amDetroit Metropolitan Wayne County
1h 30m
ORD6:30 amChicago O'Hare Intl
May 11
ORD7:30 amChicago O'Hare Intl
1h 32m
DTW10:02 amDetroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Spirit Airlines
Apr 27
DTW8:23 pmDetroit Metropolitan Wayne County
13h 11m
1 stop
ORD8:34 amChicago O'Hare Intl
Apr 29
ORD9:25 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
18h 18m
2 stops
DTW4:43 pmDetroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Best airlines flying from Detroit to Chicago

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Airline
Rating
Free Cancellation
Price
Spirit AirlinesPriceFrom $85Free CancellationRating
6.4
8,789 reviews
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DeltaPriceFrom $96Free CancellationRating
8.0
11,104 reviews
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United AirlinesPriceFrom $99Free CancellationRating
7.4
11,341 reviews
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American AirlinesPriceFrom $116Free CancellationRating
7.3
14,963 reviews
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  • Delta Flights From Detroit to Chicago

    Across 52 Delta flights from Detroit to Chicago this week, the average price was $254, with the best Delta deals starting from $96 round-trip. 11,104 users have rated Delta on momondo, with an average score of 8.0/10.

  • United Airlines Flights From Detroit to Chicago

    United Airlines is also a popular choice for this route. United Airlines flight deals for Detroit to Chicago start from as low as $99 round-trip, depending on your selected dates, with average United Airlines deals seen on momondo around $238. United Airlines operates 21 flights to Chicago from Detroit in an average week. Users have rated it 7.4/10 across 11,341 reviews.


American Airlines flights from Detroit to Chicago

Our best American Airlines deals on Detroit to Chicago flight tickets
American Airlines
May 15
DTW6:45 amDetroit Metropolitan Wayne County
1h 22m
ORD7:07 amChicago O'Hare Intl
May 17
ORD3:00 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
1h 13m
DTW5:13 pmDetroit Metropolitan Wayne County
American Airlines
May 25
DTW6:45 amDetroit Metropolitan Wayne County
1h 22m
ORD7:07 amChicago O'Hare Intl
May 27
ORD9:46 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
1h 13m
DTW11:59 pmDetroit Metropolitan Wayne County
American Airlines
May 31
DTW6:07 pmDetroit Metropolitan Wayne County
1h 22m
ORD6:29 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
Jun 2
ORD5:15 amChicago O'Hare Intl
6h 32m
1 stop
DTW12:47 pmDetroit Metropolitan Wayne County

United Airlines flights from Detroit to Chicago

Our best United Airlines deals on Detroit to Chicago flight tickets
United Airlines
May 18
DTW6:00 amDetroit Metropolitan Wayne County
1h 30m
ORD6:30 amChicago O'Hare Intl
May 18
ORD7:30 amChicago O'Hare Intl
1h 32m
DTW10:02 amDetroit Metropolitan Wayne County
United Airlines
May 18
DTW9:20 amDetroit Metropolitan Wayne County
1h 30m
ORD9:50 amChicago O'Hare Intl
May 25
ORD9:05 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
1h 29m
DTW11:34 pmDetroit Metropolitan Wayne County
United Airlines
Jun 19
DTW10:53 amDetroit Metropolitan Wayne County
1h 27m
ORD11:20 amChicago O'Hare Intl
Jun 24
ORD9:05 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
1h 29m
DTW11:34 pmDetroit Metropolitan Wayne County

How to get the cheapest flight ticket from Detroit to Chicago

Look no further. We've gone through all the searches for this route on momondo so you have the important information and insights to find the cheapest flight ticket for your trip

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

September. The cheapest time of year to fly to Chicago from Detroit is September. Most expensive is July

What is the cheapest day to depart Detroit for Chicago?

Saturday. The cheapest day of the week is typically Saturday. The most expensive is typically Monday

When is the cheapest time to fly from Detroit to Chicago?

In the morning. Detroit to Chicago flights are approximately 17% more expensive in the evening than in the morning

What is the cheapest airline that flies to Chicago from Detroit?

Spirit Airlines. American Airlines, Delta, and Spirit Airlines are the most popular carriers operating from Detroit to Chicago

What is the cheapest Detroit to Chicago flight route?

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County - Chicago Midway. Fly from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County to Chicago Midway for the best Detroit - Chicago flight prices

How far in advance should you book Detroit to Chicago flights?

36 days before. The cheapest time to buy a flight from Detroit to Chicago is approximately 36 days to departure

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

The number of flights available between Detroit and Chicago is 65 per day as of April 2024. The most frequent departure time is 5:00PM, with 41% of daily flights leaving at noon.

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

The number of flights available between Detroit and Chicago is 461 per week as of April 2024. The most frequent departure day is Friday, with 18% of weekly flights leaving on this day.

What cabin class options are available on Detroit to Chicago flights?

There are 3 cabin classes available to choose from on Detroit to Chicago flights. Cabin price and availability will vary by airline so perform a search above to find the right deals for you.

Can stopping save me money on Detroit to Chicago flights?

No. A direct flight is the cheapest option for a flight between Detroit to Chicago.

Cheap Detroit to Chicago (DTT to CHI) flight deals and tips

Find info about flight duration, direct flights, and airports for your flight from Detroit to Chicago

Best Price Found

$49

Fastest flight time

1h 10m

Direct flights

Every day

Airports in Chicago

2 airports
The best one-way flight to Chicago from Detroit in the past 72 hours is $49. The best round-trip flight deal from Detroit to Chicago found on momondo in the last 72 hours is $91.
The fastest flight from Detroit to Chicago takes 1h 10m
Direct flights go from Detroit to Chicago every day.
There are 2 airports near Chicago: Chicago O'Hare Intl (ORD), Chicago Midway (MDW)

  • Is flying the fastest way to get from Detroit to Chicago?

    The quickest way to travel this route is to take a flight from Detroit to Chicago, doing so can potentially save up to 5h 05m of travel time. While these options may take longer, booking a train from Detroit to Chicago or a bus from Detroit to Chicago may suit your needs if travel time is less of a factor in your decision making.

  • Is flying the cheapest way to get from Detroit to Chicago?

    The cheapest way is to get a bus from Detroit to Chicago, which can be as cheap as $60. A flight from Detroit to Chicago is more expensive than a bus, with prices starting at $91. A train from Detroit to Chicago is also an option, with an average price of $68.

  • How far is Detroit to Chicago by plane?

    Detroit and Chicago are 236.5 mi apart from one another. By plane, this route typically takes 1h 10m.

  • When did momondo last update prices for flights from Detroit to Chicago?

    Prices for flights from Detroit to Chicago were last updated today.

  • How many operators does momondo search for flights from Detroit to Chicago?

  • How old do you have to be to fly from Detroit to Chicago?

    The minimum age a child must be to fly alone is five but airlines that offer an unaccompanied minor (UNMR) service will have their own age restrictions, including rules around flight length, timings, and stopovers. We always recommend checking with the individual airline you are booking with to travel from Detroit to Chicago.

  • What documentation or ID do you need to fly to Chicago?

    The travel and health documents you'll need for your trip to Chicago may differ based on your itinerary and personal situation. Typically, you should have several documents on hand, such as a national ID card or driver's license and a passport that is valid for six months after your intended arrival at Chicago. It is always advisable to seek advice from your airline or a trusted third party, such as IATA.


Why use momondo?

Why should I use momondo to find a flight deal from Detroit to Chicago?

momondo collates all your flight options in one place and lets you filter them to find the perfect flight from Detroit to Chicago. momondo saves you time and could save you money on your trip.

Can I find flights from Detroit to Chicago with flexible booking policies on momondo?

Flights from Detroit to Chicago with flexible booking policies can be found by using the search form above and then selecting our dedicated flexible booking filter, which will highlight only the flights where this policy is applied.

How can momondo help me find flights from Detroit to Chicago?

momondo offers useful filters to help you find the right flight. Choose specific flight times, airports or even what payment method you prefer. We have numerous options to help you book your ideal flight from Detroit to Chicago.

I’m not ready to book a flight from Detroit to Chicago right now. Can momondo alert me if prices change?

Yes momondo offers price alerts on flights to Chicago from Detroit. After performing a search on this page you should be able to see the price alert set up feature. Simply provide a valid email address and momondo will instantly alert you when prices change.


Choose the best way to get from Detroit to Chicago

Buses

7h 20m
$54 one-way$60 round-trip
Nonstop · from $601 stop · from $67

Distance to downtown

ZUN0.7 mi

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Detroit to Chicago Buses

Trains

5h 06m
$34 one-way$68 round-trip
Nonstop · from $68

Distance to downtown

ZUN0.7 mi

Flights

1h 10m
$49 one-way$91 round-trip
Nonstop · from $911 stop · from $58

Distance to downtown

ORD15.9 mi
MDW8.6 mi

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