There are 7 ways to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Detroit Airport (DTW) by plane, subway, bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly from Chicago O'Hare  •  1 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Detroit (DTW) ORD - DTW

$110 - $310

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound Canada  •  7 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Ann Arbor, MI 5509 / 5534 / ...

$34 - $81

5 alternative options

Subway to Chicago Midway, fly  •  3 h 16 min

  1. Take the subway from O'Hare to Washington-Blue
  2. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Detroit (DTW) MDW - DTW

$124 - $268

Bus to Milwaukee, fly  •  3 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport to Milwaukee, WI - Airport
  2. Fly from Milwaukee (MKE) to Detroit (DTW) MKE - DTW

$201 - $463

Train  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Dearborn Amtrak Wolverine

$49 - $137

Bus Greyhound USA  •  7 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Ann Arbor, Mi 4570 / ...

$47 - $104

Drive  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Detroit Airport (DTW) 284.7 miles

$27 - $45

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Detroit Airport (DTW) is to drive which costs $27 - $45 and takes 4 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Detroit Airport (DTW) is to fly which costs $110 - $310 and takes 1 h 15 min.

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The distance between Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) and Detroit Airport (DTW) is 235 miles. The road distance is 284.7 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 15 min to fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Detroit (DTW), including transfers and time at the airport.

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Map of how to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Detroit Airport (DTW).
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  • Distance: 235.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 15 min

What companies run services between Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD), USA and Detroit Airport (DTW), USA?

American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta fly from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Detroit Airport (DTW) hourly. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Detroit Airport (DTW) 3 times a day. Tickets cost $45 - $130 and the journey takes 4 h 34 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Chicago Midway to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Milwaukee to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Dearborn Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $320
Bus operators
Coach USA
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Chicago, IL to Ann Arbor, MI
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$25 - $40
Online Fare
$30 - $50
Standard Fare
$40 - $65
Refundable
$45 - $70
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Chicago, Il to Ann Arbor, Mi
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70

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