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Fares from $49 One Way, $97 Round Trip from Detroit to Chicago

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More About Flying To Chicago from Detroit

Flights from Detroit to Chicago - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Detroit to Chicago?

Fasten your seat belt and enjoy a stress-free flight on board one of the 3 airlines that fly straight from Detroit, MI Airport (DTW-Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County) to Chicago, IL Airport (ORD-O'Hare Intl.). We've come up with a list of well-known carriers to book with:

  • United Airlines
  • Delta Air Lines
  • American Airlines
What is the shortest flight from Detroit to Chicago?

It can take just 1 hour and 15 minutes to fly from Detroit, MI Airport (DTW-Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County) to Chicago, IL Airport (ORD-O'Hare Intl.). Take a seat and enjoy the journey, because you’ll be disembarking in a flash.

What airlines fly from Detroit to Chicago most frequently?

Consider booking a ticket with United Airlines (UA), which flies frequently along this route. This airline operates 140 flights every month between Detroit, MI Airport (DTW-Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County) and Chicago, IL Airport (ORD-O'Hare Intl.). Alternatively, reserve your favorite seat with Delta Air Lines (DL). You'll have 139 monthly flights between Detroit and Chicago to select from with this company.

Route Information for Flights from Detroit to Chicago

Origin Airport IATA CodeDTT
Destination Airport IATA CodeCHI
Distance234 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesAmerican Airlines, KLM, JAL, Air Canada, Austrian, Aer Lingus, Delta Air Lines, Aeromexico, Air New Zealand, United Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Qantas, SAS, Korean Air, ANA, Lufthansa, Virgin Atlantic, British Airways, Gulf Air
Earliest Flight Arrival11:29AM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival12:30AM UTC

Flights Review

Mar 15, 2020

Awesome job!!!:)

Nov 25, 2019

Happy with flight; airport so busy almost missed my flight because it was almost impossible to get close enough to get into the airport. Had to get dropped off at International Departures because Domestic Departures we’re backed up for miles

Oct 15, 2019

Thanks for having great staff very helpful and sweet.

Jul 9, 2019

At first when we reserved, it says: the cabin seat will serve the wine or drinks, we only had a cup of water.

May 30, 2019

It was scary having the flight attendants late arrival delay the departure, but we survived.

May 23, 2019

Wifi on the plane sucked. United doesn't use Gogo which sucks. The flight I booked was "Basic Economy" but it was fine. $225 from DTW to EYW is a deal and a half, including two checked bags.

Jan 11, 2019

It was a small American Eagle plane but flight was uneventful

Jan 9, 2019

Need your own smartphone or tablet for entertainment.

Dec 16, 2018

The flight from Chicago to Fargohad a steward named Gary who was awesome...very funny, very friendly, very happy to serve us. I hadn't enjoyed a flight attendant that much in years. It's not fun to fly anymore so it was refreshing to laugh with other travelers.

Dec 2, 2018

Just was not happy about selection of seat, was not able to sit with husband on long flight

Flying from Detroit to Chicago

Detroit Metro Airport

The 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 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 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, 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 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. 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, 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 and schedule your trip during the off-peak travel season, it's easy to find cheap flights to Chicago.

Highlights and Attractions 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.

^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.