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Selected fares from Detroit to Chicago

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Route Information for Flights from Detroit to Chicago

Origin Airport IATA Code DTW
Destination Airport IATA Code ORD
Flight Price $96
Distance 374 km

Detroit (DTT) to Chicago (CHI)

Are you flying to Chicago for a much-needed vacation or is it about time for you to have a family reunion? Or maybe you're traveling for work? Hey, anything that gets you away from that desk is a win in our books. You're in the perfect spot to get an awesome deal on your next flight from Detroit. Whether you are an airline aficionado or aerial amateur, read on to see how to book a too-good-to-be-true flight.

How can you get a great rate on tickets from Detroit to Chicago?

Hotwire has been in the game a long time, which means getting that great deal on a Chicago flight is easy-peasy. You'll make spending less look so very good with a little know-how.

What is the cheapest day to fly?

With the right attitude and flexibility, you can fly for less. Below are the cheapest days to fly:

  • Tuesday and Wednesday—You know how most stores are not crowded midweek? Same thing here. Most people opt to depart at the beginning or end of the week.
  • Thursday and Saturday—Get a head start on that Friday crowd. This also works on your return flight. Shorten your holiday by a day and increase your savings.
  • Monday through Thursday—If you're flying internationally, deals are often available when departing these days.

Why are flights cheaper if you stay over the weekend?

Spending the weekend at your destination, like Chicago, usually means lower airfare since most people fly during this time. Good thing to tell your boss if you have a business trip -- wink-wink.

Can you save while traveling during the off-peak season?

Have good weather, will travel. For example, Europe, Hawaii, and Alaska are big hits in the summer. Popular Spring Break destinations are New Orleans, California, and Florida. Winter is prime for Mexico and the Caribbean because of its warm weather, as well as ski and snowboard destinations like the Colorado Rockies. Who doesn't love that harvest of autumn colors? The Pacific Northwest, Northern California, and New England are popular this time of the year. Flying during less popular periods can mean extra money in your wallet -- yes, please!

Is that the lowest price?

Airlines change their rates frequently. If a price you want pops up, then get it! There are a lot of other people that are waiting a good bargain on a ticket from Detroit to Chicago. You might miss out on your opportunity to dial in the time and the flight you wanted.

Are there any other ways to save on my flight to Chicago?

The Hotwire Hot Rate is for travelers who have a lot of flexibility in their travel plans. You'll get a fantastic price on your flight from Detroit (DTT) to Chicago (CHI). After you book, you'll get the time and name of the airline, but if you are not on a set schedule, you can save big on your flight.

Book today

Try these tips before you book your next flight from Detroit to Chicago. You may have enough cash back in your wallet to add something that makes this vacay extra exciting ... or you can pocket the savings and put it toward your next trip out of Detroit.

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^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on Hotwire.com from January 1, 2018 to December 31, 2018 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.