Cheap Flight Deals From Chicago (CHI) to Detroit (DTT) Starting at $78

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Airfares from $78 One Way, $152 Round Trip from Chicago to Detroit

Prices starting at $152 for return flights and $78 for one-way flights to Detroit were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

More About Flying To Detroit from Chicago

Route Information for Flights from Chicago to Detroit

Origin Airport IATA Code CHI
Destination Airport IATA Code DTT
Distance 234 mi
Direct Flight Airlines American Airlines, Qatar Airways, KLM, Air Canada, JAL, Austrian, Aer Lingus, Air France, Delta Air Lines, Air New Zealand, United Airlines, Aeromexico, Alaska Airlines, Qantas, SAS, Royal Jordanian, Iberia, ANA, Korean Air, Lufthansa, Virgin Atlantic, British Airways, Gulf Air
Earliest Flight Arrival 2:28PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival 4:31AM UTC

Finding Flights from Chicago to Detroit

Airports in Chicago

The city of Chicago is primarily served by two international airports. Travelers looking for low-fare flights from Chicago can use Orbitz.com to find flights from both O'Hare and Midway. O'Hare International Airport is located approximately 17 miles northwest of downtown Chicago. Midway International Airport is located on the city's southwest side, approximately eight miles from Chicago's Loop. O'Hare serves as a hub for American Airlines and United Airlines, and Midway is a hub for Southwest Airlines.

Chicago Airport Parking

Daily, hourly, and valet parking are available at O'Hare. Rates vary from $2.00 to $10.00 per hour. An economy parking lot is also available at a rate of $2.00 per hour. Similar parking options and rates apply at Midway.

Chicago Airport Transportation

There are numerous transportation options for getting to and from both O'Hare and Midway. O'Hare can be accessed via regional trains, buses, and local mass transit lines. The CTA Blue Line offers a fast and convenient transportation option to and from this airport. Midway is served by the CTA Orange Line. Car rental services are available at both airports, and travelers can quickly book car rental services at either airport using Orbitz.com.

Chicago Airport Restaurants

Both O'Hare and Midway offer a variety of restaurant options for travelers. Restaurants located in both airports include Starbuck's Coffee, Chicago Style Hot Dogs, McDonald's, Auntie Anne's, Chili's, Cinnabon, and Dunkin Donuts, making it easy for visitors to grab a quick breakfast, snack, or meal. By using Orbitz.com, travelers can quickly and easily find low-fare flights from Chicago.

Traveling to Detroit

Orbitz.com can get you cheap flights to Detroit easily by scanning its list of hundreds of airline flights to and from the area, as well as getting you sales on a hotel room and transportation.

Airports in the Area

Detroit is served by Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport and Bishop International Airport. Wayne County Airport is located in the suburb of Romulus, 21 miles southwest of downtown Detroit. Currently, Delta Airlines carries the majority of the traffic. Orbitz.com works closely with the airline to get the best deals for flights.

Transportation in Detroit

Bus routes 125 and 280 run to and from the airport once per hour. You can take the bus to anywhere in metropolitan Detroit; terminals are scattered throughout the city. The airport also has a rental car service. Located next to I-94, you can use a rental car to travel to Detroit and the surrounding cities. Booking rental car service is easy with Orbitz.com.

Detroit Climate Expectations

Detroit has extreme temperature variations, from upwards of 90 degrees in the summer to below zero in the winter. If you visit during the winter, expect moderate snowfall in January, and bring warm clothing, such as hats, gloves, and earmuffs to protect yourself from frostbite.

Things to Do in Detroit

The city got its nickname of "Motown" partially from the motor industry but also from its culture of soul music. Take some time out to attend the Detroit International Jazz Festival, or visit the Detroit Theatre District to attend a live Broadway show. In addition to finding cheap flights to Detroit, Orbitz.com can give you addresses of low-cost hotels near popular tourist attractions.

Frequently asked questions

Am I able to catch a flight from Chicago to Detroit now?
The Covid-19 Travel Advisor will help you with questions about current quarantine requirements and travel restrictions when taking a flight from Chicago to Detroit.
Are there non-stop flights from Chicago to Detroit?
Get ready to enjoy a relaxing flight with one of the 3 airlines that fly direct from Chicago, IL (ORD-O’Hare Intl.) to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (DTW). We’ve complied a list of respected carriers to book with:

  • United Airlines
  • Delta
  • American Airlines

What is the shortest flight from Chicago to Detroit?
The journey from Chicago to Detroit can be as quick as 1 hour and 16 minutes. With a short and sweet flight time like this, why not book an impromptu getaway?
What airlines fly from Chicago to Detroit most frequently?
There are a couple of airlines offering frequent flights from Chicago, IL (ORD-O’Hare Intl.) to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (DTW), including Delta (DL). Popular with travelers, it operates 178 flights on this route every month. United Airlines (UA) also operates services from Chicago to Detroit. It’s another excellent choice and offers 178 flights every month.
If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Detroit?
We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it’s good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans to Detroit have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you’ll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.
Are there flights to Detroit with flexible change policies?
In most cases you’ll have the option to reschedule your flight to Detroit without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the “no change fees” filter and book with confidence.
What is the cheapest day of the week to fly?
Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2021 shows that Monday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Tuesday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.
What is the cheapest month to fly?
We won’t keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data from 2021, the cheapest month to fly is February. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a break from it all in the shortest month of the year. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly is during the height of summer in July, and in the holiday month of December.*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2021. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

Fare, taxes & fees: Fares include all taxes and fees, except baggage fees. Rates shown reflect fares found by other Orbitz users over the past 7 days. Due to rapidly changing airline prices & seat availability, these fares may no longer be available.

Refunds/changes/cancellations: Itinerary changes, if permitted for the fare, will have a $30 service fee charged by Orbitz. Additional airline charges may apply.

Other conditions: Schedules, fares and rules are subject to change without notice. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights/dates or in all markets. Lower fares may be available. Fares will not be honored retroactively or in exchange for any wholly/partially unused ticket. Tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable. Fare rules are provided for the selected itinerary before booking.