Cheap flights from Detroit to Chicago

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Travelers usually depart from Detroit Metropolitan, Detroit, or Detroit, MI Train station when they travel from Detroit to Chicago. Book your trip to arrive at O Hare International, Chicago Midway International, Chicago Rockford International, Chicago Downtown Greyhound Station, or Chicago - Cabrini St Parking. The distance between Detroit and Chicago is 366 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Delta Air Lines, Southwest Airlines, American Airlines, United Airlines, and Spirit Airlines. Detroit and Chicago have 191 direct flights per week.

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Check-in for a flight from Detroit to Chicago

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingAirport check-in closesOnline check-in available
Delta Air LinesDALDLYesUnknownNo
Southwest AirlinesSWAWNNoUnknownNo
American AirlinesAALAAYesUnknownNo
United AirlinesUALUAYesUnknownNo
Spirit AirlinesNKSNKNo10 min before flightNo

Frequently asked questions

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

A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Detroit and Chicago takes around 1.4 hours.

What is the flight distance between Detroit and Chicago?

The flight distance between Detroit and Chicago is 366 km.

What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Detroit and Chicago?

Several carriers operate flights between Detroit and Chicago. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Southwest Airlines, United Airlines.

What are the most popular routes to and from Detroit?

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Detroit and McCarran International, LaGuardia, Orlando International, Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International, Denver International, Dallas/Fort Worth International, Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International, George Bush Intercontinental, Tampa International, Chicago Midway International, Nashville International.

What are the most popular routes to and from Chicago?

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Chicago and Los Angeles International, McCarran International, Miami International, Orlando International, Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International, Denver International, Dallas/Fort Worth International, Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International, George Bush Intercontinental, Phoenix Sky Harbor International, Tampa International.

Which airports are there in Detroit?

Detroit is mainly served by Detroit Metropolitan. But there are other airports nearby, including Willow Run Airport, Coleman A. Young Municipal Airport.

What airports are near Detroit?

The main airport in Detroit is Detroit Metropolitan. It is also served by Cleveland Hopkins International, Gerald R. Ford International, Bishop International, Akron–Canton, Fort Wayne International, Toledo Express, Windsor International, Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International, London International, Capital Region International.

What airports are near Chicago?

The main airport in Chicago is O Hare International. It is also served by Gerald R. Ford International, General Mitchell International, Dane County Regional, Quad City International, South Bend International, General Wayne A. Downing Peoria International, Central Illinois Regional, Fort Wayne International, Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International, University of Illinois Willard.

What buses and trains depart from Detroit?

A number of bus and train companies depart from Detroit, including Amtrak train, Greyhound, Indian Trails.

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