Cheap Flights from Detroit to Chicago in 2019

Flight information Detroit to Chicago

Cheapest roundtrip price last month


Non-stop airlines


Flights per week


Average flight time, total distance 257 miles

1h 5min

Most popular airline last month


Chicago O'Hare International, Chicago Pal-Waukee, Chicago Dupage County, Chicago Midway and others

5 airports

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the best price for a return flight from Detroit to Chicago?

The best price found on Skyscanner for a flight from Detroit to Chicago is $161. This was found by aggregating across different carriers and is the cheapest price for the whole month

How many airlines fly direct from Detroit to Chicago?

There are 11 airlines who fly direct from Detroit to Chicago.

How many flights are there a week from Detroit to Chicago?

There are 196 flights per week from Detroit to Chicago, as of March 2019.

How long does it take to fly from Detroit to Chicago?

1h 5min is average flight time from Detroit to Chicago.

Which airline is the most popular from Detroit to Chicago in March 2019?

Delta is most popular airline from Detroit to Chicago in March 2019.

How many airports are there in Chicago?

There are 5 airports in Chicago: Chicago O'Hare International, Chicago Pal-Waukee, Chicago Dupage County, Chicago Midway and others

Information about Chicago

Detroit, the largest city lying alongside the United States-Canada border is where the American automotive manufacturing scene first originated. In addition to producing some of the world’s finest automobiles, Motor City is considered by many to be the birthplace of the contemporary techno and rock music scene.

This cultural powerhouse is located 238 miles to the East of Chicago, a trip that averages a little over an hour by airplane. The destination city is larger, denser, and has a booming downtown area. Excellent nightlife and great food welcome the tourists from Detroit. American Airlines, Continental Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Spirit Airlines, United, and US Airways all offer non-stop flights from Detroit to Chicago.

Your Detroit Departure

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport, known best by locals as either Detroit Metro or Metro Airport, is a massive airfield housed in Romulus, a nearby suburb. The airport covers a land area of just over 7,000 acres, and is by far one of the biggest transportation centers in the United States.

The Metro Airport is the second-largest hub for the major international carrier, Delta Air Lines, and is a focal point for Air France and Spirit Airlines. Detroit’s airport is also one of the most recently modernized in the country.  Six runways, two terminals, and 145 passenger gates can be found at the facility. Wayne County Airport won second place on the North America Airport Satisfaction Survey conducted by J.D. Power and Associates in 2010!

Come to Chi-Town: The Windy City Awaits You!

Whatever you are into for fun and entertainment, Chicago is bound to have something you will enjoy. The city’s public park scene is incredible, and in no small way is this due to the beauty of Grant and Millennium.

Countless stores are readily available for shoppers to indulge, and Wrigley Field is a quick drive from the airport for baseball lovers wishing for an unforgettable experience of America’s favorite pastime. While cold in the winter, Chi-Town is arguably one of the coolest (no pun intended) places to visit during the summer months. The Oriental Institute Museum, Chicago Cultural Center, and Magnificent Mile are the area’s top-rated attractions!

Vacations are for splurging, not for stressing about high airfare. Skyscanner is proud to offer cheap flights from Detroit to Chicago every day, which means more fun money in your travel budget!

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