There are 10 ways to get from Detroit to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) by plane, bus, subway, 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.

Recommended option

Fly Detroit to Chicago O'Hare  •  3 h 4 min

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

$112 - $312

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to Chicago, Il 5515 / ...

$34 - $82

8 alternative options

Bus to Toledo, fly to Chicago O'Hare  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to Toledo, Oh
  2. Fly from Toledo (TOL) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) TOL - ORD

$128 - $363

Bus to Flint, fly to Chicago O'Hare  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Detroit, MI to Flint
  2. Fly from Flint (FNT) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) FNT - ORD

$91 - $412

Bus to Lansing, fly to Chicago O'Hare  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to Lansing, Mi
  2. Fly from Lansing (LAN) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) LAN - ORD

$139 - $738

Fly Detroit to Chicago Midway, subway  •  4 h 12 min

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

$126 - $271

Fly Detroit to Milwaukee, bus  •  4 h 54 min

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

$202 - $467

Train  •  5 h 57 min

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

$53 - $133

Megabus  •  7 h 19 min

  1. Take the Megabus from Downtown Detroit to Chicago

$38 - $60

Drive  •  5 h

  1. Drive from Detroit to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) 300.8 miles

$29 - $45

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Detroit to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) is to drive which costs $29 - $45 and takes 5 h.

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The quickest way to get from Detroit to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) is to fly which costs $110 - $320 and takes 3 h 4 min.

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The distance between Detroit and Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) is 252 miles. The road distance is 300.8 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 4 min to get from Detroit to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD), including transfers.

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Map of how to get from Detroit to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD).
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  • Distance: 251.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 4 min

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

United Airlines, Delta and American Airlines fly from Detroit to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) hourly. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Detroit to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) 3 times a day. Tickets cost $50 - $130 and the journey takes 4 h 59 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Detroit to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Detroit to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Detroit to Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Detroit to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Toledo to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $460
Flights from Flint to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Lansing to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Detroit to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Flint to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Lansing to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,600
Flights from Detroit to Milwaukee via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $900
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Detroit to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Detroit Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $320
Bus operators
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 Detroit, Mi to Toledo, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $28
Bus from Detroit, Mi to Lansing, Mi
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Bus from Detroit, Mi to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$60 - $80
Indian Trails
Phone
+1 800-292-3831
Website
indiantrails.com
Bus from Detroit, MI to Flint
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Coach USA

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