Chicago to Detroit flight duration

What is the flight duration from Chicago to Detroit?

On average there are 8 flights flying direct each day from Chicago to Detroit. Below you will find the quickest flight duration, the average flight time and the longest flight duration.

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MDW
Arrive
DTW

Average direct flight time is 1 hours 25 minutes.

The fastest direct flight from Chicago (MDW) to Detroit (DTW) has a duration of 1 hours 17 minutes.

A distance of 237 miles / 382 km.

Related: Return journey Detroit to Chicago flight duration

Chicago to Detroit flight duration breakdown

  • Average flight duration: 1 hours 25 minutes
  • Shortest flight duration: 1 hours 17 minutes
  • Longest flight duration: 1 hours 30 minutes
  • Average daily flights: 8

Airport, Distances & Flight Duration Information

  • The average flight time from Chicago to Detroit is 1 hours 25 minutes
  • Distance from Chicago to Detroit is 237 miles / 382 km
  • Chicago is served by 3 airports Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW), Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD), Chicago Rockford International Airport (RFD)
  • Detroit is served by 1 airports Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (DTW)
  • The currency in Detroit, United States is the US Dollar

Planning a trip or just interested to find out the flight time between Chicago, United States and Detroit, United States? Be prepared, as flight times can change depending on many factors such as, weather condition, wind speed, flight path and congestion in the air. Due to these factors the actual flight time could be less than 1 hours 25 minutes but on occasion could be longer than the stated time.


DIRECT FLIGHTS

Chicago O'Hare International to Detroit Wayne County
Flying with United
1 hours 27 minutes

INDIRECT FLIGHTS (multi stop)

Chicago to Detroit flight time via Denver International | MDW to DTW via DEN
Chicago to Denver International
2 hours 40 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
10 hours 35 minutes
Denver International to Detroit
2 hours 49 minutes
Total journey time
16 hours 04 minutes
Chicago to Detroit flight time via New York Newark | MDW to DTW via EWR
Chicago to New York Newark
2 hours 03 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
1 hours 42 minutes
Detroit Wayne County to Detroit
1 hours 53 minutes
Total journey time
5 hours 38 minutes
Chicago to Detroit flight time via Houston George Bush Intercntl. | MDW to DTW via IAH
Chicago to Houston George Bush Intercntl.
2 hours 34 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
11 hours 23 minutes
Detroit Wayne County to Detroit
2 hours 48 minutes
Total journey time
16 hours 45 minutes

Airlines flying between Chicago and Detroit

Most popular airlines that fly the route between Chicago and Detroit

Air France
Air France
British Airways
British Airways
Delta
Delta
Norwegian
Norwegian
easyJet
easyJet
Ryanair
Ryanair
TAP
TAP
Virgin Atlantic
Virgin Atlantic
Vueling Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Wizz Air UK
Wizz Air UK

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Chicago & Detroit local time and timezones

Detroit, United States time is 1 hours ahead of Chicago, United States

Date and time in Chicago, United States:
18:24 Mon, 11 Nov, 2019,
Chicago Timezone: CST (-06:00)

Date and time in Detroit, United States:
19:24 Mon, 11 Nov, 2019,
Detroit Timezone: EST (-05:00)

Jet Lag effects from flying between Chicago and Detroit

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Chicago to Detroit jet lag effects


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