Flights from Chicago to Detroit, United States

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Chicago to Detroit Last modified: Jan 22, 2024 9:21 -05:00

We've scanned 115,678,683 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Detroit. American & Major Airlines frequently offer the best deals to Detroit flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

American
CHIDTT
Tue 3/5
nonstop
DTTCHI
Wed 3/6
nonstop
Major Airlines
CHIDTT
Tue 2/13
nonstop
DTTCHI
Wed 2/14
nonstop
United
CHIDTT
Tue 2/13
nonstop
DTTCHI
Wed 2/14
nonstop
$151
Frontier
CHIDTT
Sat 2/10
1 stop
DTTCHI
Mon 2/12
1 stop
$248
JetBlue
CHIDTT
Fri 3/1
1 stop
DTTCHI
Sun 3/3
1 stop
$377
Multiple Airlines
CHIDTT
Sat 1/27
nonstop
DTTCHI
Sat 2/3
nonstop
$469

How Much is a Flight from Chicago to Detroit?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Chicago to Detroit, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $170.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Chicago to Detroit?

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 Chicago to Detroit 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 Chicago to Detroit?

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $343 $422
7-14 days $291 $353
14-21 days $173 $248
21-30 days $163 $246
30-60 days $163 $227
60-90 days $163 $291
90+ days $163 $288

Cheapest Day To Fly from Chicago to Detroit

We've examined 231,357,366 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Chicago to Detroit is Monday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$163$163$173$173$173 $173

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Chicago to Detroit

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
$422
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
$422 $345
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
$345 $173
28 29 30 31 1 2 3
$173 $173
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
$173 $173
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
$173

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Chicago to Detroit

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 Chicago to Detroit is $435.

The average price for direct flights from Chicago to Detroit is $208.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Chicago to Detroit - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 7 7 7 7 7 5 7 02:30 17:10
Major Airlines 11 11 11 11 11 8 10 01:20 14:05
United 8 8 8 8 8 7 8 01:30 16:15

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Chicago to Detroit

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 Chicago to Detroit. 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 Chicago to Detroit is $108.

The average price for round trip flights from Chicago to Detroit is $208.

Chicago to Detroit Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Chicago to Detroit?
Answer: The average Chicago to Detroit flight time is an hour and 22 minutes.
Question: How far is Detroit from Chicago?
Answer: The distance from Chicago to Detroit is 227 miles (365 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from Chicago to Detroit?
Answer: There are 175 direct flights from Chicago to Detroit.
Question: What are the most popular Chicago airlines for direct flights from Chicago to Detroit?
Answer: Major Airlines provides 41% of the non-stop flights between Chicago and Detroit.

Chicago to Detroit Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Chicago and Detroit. 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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