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Detroit to Chicago Flights

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Selected fares from Detroit to Chicago

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
DTT CHI Sat, Sep 13 - Mon, Sep 15 $211
DTT CHI Fri, Oct 3 - Fri, Oct 10 $215
DTT CHI Sat, Jan 31 - Sat, Feb 7 $229
DTT CHI Fri, Jan 30 - Fri, Feb 6 $251
DTT CHI Sat, Jan 31 - Sat, Feb 7 $340
DTT CHI Sun, Oct 12 - Tue, Oct 14 $423
DTT CHI Sun, Oct 12 - Tue, Oct 14 $470
DTT CHI Sun, Oct 12 - Tue, Oct 14 $520
DTT CHI Mon, Sep 15 - Tue, Sep 16 $532

Detroit and Chicago airports and terminals

Airports in Detroit MI, US
map of airports in Detroit
  • 1

    Detroit Wayne County Airport (DTW)

    Distance from City Center: 17.5 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from DTW to CHI

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal EM Delta Air Lines, Virgin Atlantic
    Terminal N All Nippon Airways, American Airlines, Cathay Pacific, US Airways, United Airlines
  • 2

    Willow Run (YIP)

    Distance from City Center: 26 miles

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Airports in Chicago IL, US
map of airports in Chicago
  • 1

    Midway Airport (MDW)

    Distance from City Center: 9.5 miles

    Carriers for flights from DTT to MDW

    Carriers
    Delta Air Lines
  • 2

    O'Hare Airport (ORD)

    Distance from City Center: 15.1 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from DTT to ORD

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal 1 US Airways, United Airlines
    Terminal 2 All Nippon Airways, Delta Air Lines, US Airways, United Airlines, Virgin Atlantic
    Terminal 3 American Airlines, Cathay Pacific, US Airways
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Cheap flights from Detroit to Chicago

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Highlighted price = Cheapest round-trip flights

Prices are round trip per person (conditions apply)

September

Cheapest weekend flights in September from Detroit to Chicago

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Sep 13 Detroit (DTW) Chicago (ORD) Delta Air Lines $211
Earn $2.11
Return Mon, Sep 15 Chicago (ORD) Detroit (DTW) Delta Air Lines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in September from Detroit to Chicago

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Sep 13 Detroit (DTW) Chicago (ORD) Delta Air Lines $211
Earn $2.11
Return Mon, Sep 15 Chicago (ORD) Detroit (DTW) Delta Air Lines

Best one-week trip in September from Detroit to Chicago

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Sep 24 Detroit (DTW) Chicago (ORD) United Airlines $215
Earn $2.15
Return Wed, Oct 1 Chicago (ORD) Detroit (DTW) United Airlines
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October

Cheapest weekend flights in October from Detroit to Chicago

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Oct 10 Detroit (DTW) Chicago (ORD) Delta Air Lines $215
Earn $2.15
Return Sun, Oct 12 Chicago (ORD) Detroit (DTW) Delta Air Lines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in October from Detroit to Chicago

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Oct 14 Detroit (DTW) Chicago (ORD) Delta Air Lines $215
Earn $2.15
Return Tue, Dec 9 Chicago (ORD) Detroit (DTW) Delta Air Lines

Best one-week trip in October from Detroit to Chicago

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Oct 3 Detroit (DTW) Chicago (ORD) Delta Air Lines $215
Earn $2.15
Return Fri, Oct 10 Chicago (ORD) Detroit (DTW) Delta Air Lines
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November

Cheapest weekend flights in November from Detroit to Chicago

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Nov 7 Detroit (DTW) Chicago (MDW) Delta Air Lines $220
Earn $2.20
Return Sat, Nov 8 Chicago (MDW) Detroit (DTW) Delta Air Lines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in November from Detroit to Chicago

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Nov 7 Detroit (DTW) Chicago (MDW) Delta Air Lines $220
Earn $2.20
Return Sat, Nov 8 Chicago (MDW) Detroit (DTW) Delta Air Lines

Best one-week trip in November from Detroit to Chicago

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Nov 15 Detroit (DTW) Chicago (ORD) jetBlue $367
Earn $3.67
Return Sat, Nov 22 Chicago (ORD) Detroit (DTW) jetBlue
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Flights to Chicago

Detroit Metro Airport

The Orbitz.com website makes it easy to find cheap flights from Detroit to any destination. The Detroit Metro Airport is located at 9000 Middlebelt Road, approximately 21 miles from downtown Detroit. Twelve airlines service the airport, including Delta Airlines, Frontier, Air Tran and American Airlines. When you use Orbitz.com to book your flight, the website searches flights from all available airlines so you can choose a flight with cheap tickets.

Parking and Transportation

The Detroit Metro Airport offers long-term parking for $10 per day. It also runs complimentary shuttle services from the parking lots to the airport terminals. If you're traveling for more than four days, it's cheaper to take a cab to the airport. Cab fare from downtown Detroit costs $44.50. If you need access to a vehicle when you arrive at your destination, you can reserve a rental car using the Orbitz.com website. This way, you can get from the airport to your hotel without relying on public transportation.

Dining at the Airport

There are a variety of restaurants located at the airport including Chili's, Diego's Mexican Cantina, Detroit 500 and Fuddruckers. When you book your flight using Orbitz.com, you have plenty of time to grab a quick meal before your flight, because your travel arrangements are made before you arrive at the airport. The Orbitz.com website does more than find cheap flights from Detroit; it has all the tools you need to plan your entire trip.

Airports in Chicago

Chicago O'Hare International Airport is located on West O'Hare, approximately 18 miles from downtown Chicago. It has hubs for every major airline that offers flights to Chicago, including American Airlines, British Airways and JetBlue. The Chicago Midway International Airport is located on South Cicero Avenue, approximately 12 miles from downtown Chicago. Seven airlines service Midway airport, including Air Tran, Delta and Southwest Airlines. Orbitz.com searches flights arriving at both airports so you get the best prices.

Transportation from the Airport

Both airports offer public transportation via Chicago's elevated train system. The tickets cost $2.25, or you can purchase an all-day pass for $5.75. Taxi services are also available from both airports. Cab fares to downtown Chicago range from $35 to $45. If you want to rent a car for the duration of your stay, Orbitz.com can reserve a vehicle for you. Both airports have onsite rental car facilities.

Weather in Chicago

Summer temperatures in Chicago range from 66 to 84 degrees Fahrenheit, and the temperatures during the winter months range from 18 to 35 degrees Fahrenheit. Chicago is prone to heavy snowfall during the winter months, so most vacationers travel to Chicago during the summer. However, if you use Orbitz.com and schedule your trip during the off-peak travel season, it's easy to find cheap flights to Chicago.

Highlights and Attractions

Orbitz.com not only helps you find cheap flights to Chicago, but can also help you purchase tickets to the Sears Tower or make reservations for guided city tours.

Interesting facts about flights from Detroit to Chicago

    • 32 direct flights are operating from Detroit to Chicago today.
    • Today's average time for a direct flight is 1h 17m.
    • United Airlines flight 3446 (12:50 AM GMT, Embraer 170) is today's earliest available flight from Detroit to Chicago.
    • Delta Air Lines flight 2554 (5:05 PM GMT, Airbus Industrie A319) is today's latest available flight from Detroit to Chicago.
    • Today's shortest direct flight from Detroit to Chicago (United Airlines flight 3446, Embraer 170) takes 1h 8m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from Detroit to Chicago (United Airlines flight 5177, Canadair Regional Jet 700) takes 1h 25m.
    • Flights from Detroit Wayne County Airport (DTW), Willow Run (YIP) to Midway Airport (MDW), O'Hare Airport (ORD) are available for this route.

Aircraft options between Detroit and Chicago

Equipment Carrier
Boeing 737-700 Passenger United Airlines
Embraer 170 United Airlines, US Airways, Delta Air Lines, Virgin Atlantic
McDonnell Douglas MD-90 Delta Air Lines, Virgin Atlantic
Embraer RJ135/RJ140/RJ145 United Airlines, US Airways, All Nippon Airways
Airbus Industrie A319 Delta Air Lines, United Airlines, US Airways, Virgin Atlantic
Canadair Regional Jet 700 United Airlines, US Airways, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Virgin Atlantic, All Nippon Airways
Canadair Regional Jet 900 Delta Air Lines, Virgin Atlantic
Airbus Industrie A320 Delta Air Lines, United Airlines, US Airways, Virgin Atlantic
McDonnell Douglas MD-88 Delta Air Lines, Virgin Atlantic
Embraer RJ140 American Airlines, US Airways
Boeing 717 Delta Air Lines
Boeing 737-900 Passenger United Airlines, US Airways
Boeing 737-800 Passenger United Airlines, US Airways
Canadair Regional Jet Delta Air Lines, United Airlines, US Airways
McDonnell Douglas DC-9-50 Passenger Delta Air Lines
Embraer RJ145 American Airlines, US Airways, United Airlines, Cathay Pacific
Embraer RJ135 American Airlines
Embraer 175 American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, US Airways, Virgin Atlantic