There are 7 ways to get from Chicago to Detroit Airport (DTW) by plane, train, bus 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.

Recommended option

Fly from Chicago Midway  •  2 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Detroit (DTW) MDW - DTW

$122 - $264

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound Canada  •  6 h 48 min

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

$33 - $74

5 alternative options

Fly from Chicago O'Hare  •  2 h 59 min

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

$112 - $315

Train to South Bend, fly  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Van Buren St. to South Bend Airport
  2. Fly from South Bend (SBN) to Detroit (DTW) SBN - DTW

$173 - $914

Train  •  5 h 22 min

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

$52 - $126

Bus Greyhound USA  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Dearborn Amtrak, Mi 5508

$34 - $77

Drive  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Chicago to Detroit Airport (DTW) 266.4 miles

$26 - $40

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Detroit Airport (DTW), USA?

Southwest Airlines and Delta fly from Chicago to Detroit Airport (DTW) every 4 hours. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Chicago 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 Midway to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from South Bend to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Train operators
South Shore Line
Phone
+1 219-926-5744
Website
nictd.com
Train from Van Buren St. to South Bend Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $14
Schedules at
nictd.com
Amtrak
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
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Chicago, Il to Dearborn Amtrak, Mi
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
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
$26 - $65
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$26 - $40
Online Fare
$30 - $55
Standard Fare
$40 - $65
Refundable
$50 - $70

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Chicago to Detroit Airport (DTW)?

The distance between Chicago and Detroit Airport (DTW) is 355 km. The road distance is 426 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Chicago to Detroit Airport (DTW)?

The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Detroit Airport (DTW) is to drive which costs $26 - $40 and takes 4 h 21 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Chicago to Detroit Airport (DTW)?

The quickest way to get from Chicago to Detroit Airport (DTW) is to fly which takes 2 h 28 min and costs $120 - $270.

Is there a direct bus between Chicago and Detroit Airport (DTW)?

No, there is no direct bus from Chicago to Detroit Airport (DTW). However, there are services departing from Chicago, Il and arriving at Metro Airport Mcnamara Terminal via Dearborn Transit Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 53 min.

How long does it take to get from Chicago to Detroit Airport (DTW)?

It takes approximately 2 h 28 min to get from Chicago to Detroit Airport (DTW), including transfers.