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Detroit to Chicago Last modified: Oct 18, 2021 10:05 -04:00

We've scanned 1,972,836 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Chicago. 00 & United frequently offer the best deals to Chicago flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

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DTTCHI
Wed 12/1
nonstop
CHIDTT
Wed 12/8
nonstop
United
DTTCHI
Wed 12/8
nonstop
CHIDTT
Wed 12/15
nonstop
!!
DTTCHI
Tue 1/18
nonstop
CHIDTT
Tue 1/25
nonstop
Alaska
DTTCHI
Fri 12/10
1 stop
CHIDTT
Sun 12/12
1 stop
$170

How Much is a Flight from Detroit to Chicago?

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 $105.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Detroit to Chicago?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we think FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for 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 found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should I book tickets from Detroit to Chicago?

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from Detroit to Chicago.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $93 $469
7-14 days $94 $469
14-21 days $85 $173
21-30 days $85 $214
30-60 days $77 $170
60-90 days $109 $163
90+ days $77 $337

Cheapest Day To Fly from Detroit to Chicago

We've examined 3,945,672 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Detroit to Chicago is Wednesday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$93$85$77$120$102$155$98

Compare Flight Prices from Detroit to Chicago by Month

Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for Detroit to Chicago flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
October Detroit Chicago 00 10/18/21 10/25/21 0 $93
November Detroit Chicago 00 11/2/21 11/9/21 0 $85
December Detroit Chicago 00 12/1/21 12/8/21 0 $77
January Detroit Chicago 00 1/18/22 2/1/22 0 $77
February Detroit Chicago 00 2/1/22 2/8/22 0 $77
March Detroit Chicago 00 3/2/22 3/9/22 0 $96
April Detroit Chicago 00 4/15/22 4/19/22 0 $207
May Detroit Chicago 00 5/1/22 5/15/22 0 $207

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Detroit to Chicago

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Detroit to Chicago. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

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$777
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$777
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$225
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$225
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$119
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$119 $102
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$102 $165

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Detroit to Chicago

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose 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 $182.

The average price for direct flights from Detroit to Chicago is $115.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Detroit to Chicago - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 7 7 7 7 7 5 7 01:00 15:30
Major Airlines 11 11 11 11 11 8 10 02:18 15:21
United 8 8 8 8 8 7 7 01:20 14:04

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Detroit to Chicago

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 $68.

The average price for round trip flights from Detroit to Chicago is $136.

Detroit to Chicago Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Detroit to Chicago?
Answer: The average Detroit to Chicago flight time is an hour and 23 minutes.
Question: How far is Chicago from Detroit?
Answer: The distance from Detroit to Chicago is 227 miles (365 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from Detroit to Chicago?
Answer: There are 174 direct flights from Detroit to Chicago.
Question: What are the most popular Detroit airlines for direct flights from Detroit to Chicago?
Answer: Major Airlines provides 41% of the non-stop flights between Detroit and Chicago.

Detroit to Chicago Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Detroit and Chicago. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

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