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

Popular flights from Detroit to Chicago

If your flight days are flexible and you looking for a good deal, our charts on cheap flights provide some insight regarding affordable flight options for your next big adventure.

American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 23, 2016 Mar 23, 2016 $166
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 23, 2016 Mar 23, 2016 $161

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

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Detroit to Chicago, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $176.

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

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Detroit to Chicago 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 Detroit to Chicago

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $397 $540
7-14 days $173 $313
14-21 days $170 $294
21-30 days $175 $274
30-60 days $161 $261
60-90 days $170 $253
90+ days $170 $312

Cheapest Day To Fly from Detroit to Chicago

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$170 $167 $161 $170 $203 $167 $198

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Detroit to Chicago

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
February Detroit Chicago American 2/29/16 3/1/16 0 $172
March Detroit Chicago United 3/23/16 3/23/16 0 $161
April Detroit Chicago American 4/9/16 4/12/16 0 $167
May Detroit Chicago United 5/21/16 5/23/16 0 $171
June Detroit Chicago United 6/2/16 6/8/16 0 $170
July Detroit Chicago United 7/27/16 8/3/16 0 $241
August Detroit Chicago American 8/14/16 8/28/16 0 $263
September Detroit Chicago United 9/7/16 9/12/16 0 $261

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

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 Detroit to Chicago.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
$341
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
$341 $173
28 29 1 2 3 4 5
$173 $203
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
$203 $172
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
$172 $204
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
$204

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

Your Detroit to Chicago 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 Detroit to Chicago is $243.

The average price for non-stop flights from Detroit to Chicago is $167.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Detroit to Chicago
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 05:30 20:30
Delta 13 13 13 13 13 7 11 07:51 21:48
United 6 6 6 6 8 4 5 05:55 19:47

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

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 Detroit to Chicago. 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 Detroit to Chicago is $84.

The average price for round trip flights from Detroit to Chicago is $167.

Detroit to Chicago Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Detroit to Chicago?
Answer: The average Detroit to Chicago flight time is an hour and 25 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Detroit and Chicago?
Answer: The distance from Detroit to Chicago is 227 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Detroit to Chicago?
Answer: There are 170 direct flights from Detroit to Chicago.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Detroit to Chicago?
Answer: Delta Air Lines provides 48% of the non-stop flights between Detroit and Chicago.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Detroit to Chicago?
Answer: Minneapolis - St Paul, MN

Airlines Flying from Detroit to Chicago (DTT to CHI)

Below are the different airlines that fly from Detroit to Chicago 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 Detroit to Chicago.

Detroit to Chicago
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 Detroit and Chicago, 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 Detroit - DTT

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Detroit to New York American, JetBlue, Spirit, United $84
Detroit to Atlanta American, Spirit, United $93
Detroit to Milwaukee American, United $319
Detroit to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, Spirit, United $81
Detroit to Minneapolis - St Paul American, Alaska, Spirit, United $135

Cheap Domestic Flights to Chicago - CHI

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Columbus to Chicago American, United $183
Cleveland to Chicago American, United $189
Akron - Canton to Chicago United $227
Dayton to Chicago American, United $103
Flint to Chicago American, United $103
Grand Rapids to Chicago American, United $104
Toledo to Chicago American $296
Ft Wayne to Chicago American, United $165
Lansing to Chicago United $366
Saginaw to Chicago United $222
Kalamazoo to Chicago American, United $305
Erie to Chicago United $285
South Bend to Chicago United $665
Cleveland to Milwaukee American, United $370
Columbus to Milwaukee American, United $304
Columbus to Atlanta American, United $212
Cleveland to Atlanta American, Frontier, Spirit, United $93
Columbus to New York American, United $185
Cleveland to New York American, JetBlue, United $206
Grand Rapids to Milwaukee American $302
Akron - Canton to Milwaukee United $270
Dayton to Milwaukee American, United $296

Cheap International Flights to Chicago - CHI

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
London to Chicago American, Air Canada, United, WestJet $232
Windsor to Chicago Air Canada, JetBlue, Porter, United, WestJet $304
Cheap Flights from Detroit to Chicago, IL, United States, from $161 Round trip from DTT to CHI