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Cheap Flights from Chicago to Detroit, MI, United States - CHI to DTT

Popular flights from Chicago to Detroit

We’ve got the inside scoop on finding the best time to fly for the best price. Not sure when to travel for your next vacation? Find details below on when-to-fly and when-to-buy.

American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 17, 2016 May 24, 2016 $177
May 17, 2016 May 25, 2016 $177
May 18, 2016 May 24, 2016 $177
May 21, 2016 May 24, 2016 $177
May 21, 2016 May 28, 2016 $177
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 18, 2016 May 24, 2016 $177
May 21, 2016 May 24, 2016 $177
May 21, 2016 May 31, 2016 $177
May 21, 2016 May 28, 2016 $177
May 28, 2016 May 31, 2016 $177

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Chicago to Detroit (CHI to DTT)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Chicago to Detroit, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $184.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Chicago to Detroit (CHI to DTT)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Chicago to Detroit based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have discovered that the best days to book flights are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. Read our article to find more information about the best time to buy airline tickets.

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

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance a flight from Chicago to Detroit should be booked.

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $312 $579
7-14 days $237 $425
14-21 days $177 $401
21-30 days $177 $365
30-60 days $177 $358
60-90 days $241 $380
90+ days $177 $359

Cheapest Day To Fly from Chicago to Detroit

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding the cheapest days to fly from Chicago to Detroit.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$182 $177 $177 $187 $209 $177 $182

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Chicago to Detroit

The chart below shows the lowest fare by month when flying from Chicago to Detroit.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Chicago Detroit American 5/17/16 5/24/16 0 $177
June Chicago Detroit American 6/1/16 6/7/16 0 $177
July Chicago Detroit American 7/4/16 7/12/16 0 $241
August Chicago Detroit United 8/23/16 8/29/16 0 $182
September Chicago Detroit American 9/24/16 10/1/16 0 $177
October Chicago Detroit American 10/1/16 10/15/16 0 $177
November Chicago Detroit American 11/4/16 11/6/16 0 $257
December Chicago Detroit American 12/20/16 1/2/17 0 $272

Cheapest Weekend Non-Stop Flights for the Next 30 Days from Chicago to Detroit

If you're ready to take a trip in the next 30 days and want to fly on the weekend, you might be wondering which weekend is the cheapest to fly. The chart below shows up-to-date data regarding weekend flight prices from Chicago to Detroit.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
$402
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
$402 $256
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
$256 $177
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
$177 $177
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$177 $182
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$182

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Chicago to Detroit (CHI to DTT)

Your Chicago to Detroit flight can be significantly cheaper by choosing a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from Chicago to Detroit is $351.

The average price for non-stop flights from Chicago to Detroit is $177.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Chicago to Detroit.

Nonstop Flight Details from Chicago to Detroit
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 9 8 8 10 9 6 7 07:15 22:05
Delta 18 16 13 13 13 7 11 05:30 21:03
United 7 6 6 6 6 3 3 07:40 21:15

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Chicago to Detroit (CHI to DTT)

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from Chicago to Detroit. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from Chicago to Detroit is $88.

The average price for round trip flights from Chicago to Detroit is $177.

Chicago to Detroit Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is a direct flight from Chicago to Detroit?
Answer: The average Chicago to Detroit flight time is an hour and 20 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Chicago and Detroit?
Answer: The distance from Chicago to Detroit is 227 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Chicago to Detroit?
Answer: There are 156 direct flights from Chicago to Detroit.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Chicago to Detroit?
Answer: Delta Air Lines provides 49% of the non-stop flights between Chicago and Detroit.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Chicago to Detroit?
Answer: Minneapolis - St Paul, MN

Airlines Flying from Chicago to Detroit (CHI to DTT)

Below are the different airlines that fly from Chicago to Detroit with the average price of their plane tickets. Just remember that different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary of the next 30 days for flights from Chicago to Detroit.

Chicago to Detroit
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American - X X X X X X X
Delta - X X X X X X X
Delta MSP X X X X X X X
United - X X X X X X X
Southwest - X X X X X X X
Southwest BNA X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Chicago and Detroit, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Cheap Domestic Flights from Chicago - CHI

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Chicago to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United $97
Chicago to Cleveland American, United $197
Chicago to Washington American, Alaska, Frontier, United $88
Chicago to Orlando American, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United $136
Chicago to Las Vegas American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $97
Chicago to Atlanta American, Spirit, United $71
Chicago to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $149
Chicago to Minneapolis - St Paul American, Frontier, Spirit, United $48
Chicago to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $87

Cheap International Flights from Chicago - CHI

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Chicago to Toronto Air Choice One, American, Air Canada, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, Public Charters, Porter, United, WestJet, Great Lakes $218
Chicago to Windsor American, Air Canada, Alaska, Porter, United $485

Cheap International Flights to Detroit - DTT

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Indianapolis to Windsor American, Air Canada, Alaska, United Check Dates
Milwaukee to Windsor American, Air Canada, United Check Dates
Cheap Flights from Chicago to Detroit, MI, United States, from $177 Round trip from CHI to DTT