Trade Motor City for the Windy City with Southwest Airlines®. Southwest® has flights from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport to Chicago Midway International Airport that’ll make booking your next getaway a cinch. Find your flight from Detroit to Chicago (Midway) and book with confidence, knowing you’ve got enjoyable travel on the horizon. Upcoming trip have flexible dates? Explore flight options with the Low Fare Calendar and find the lowest fares on flights you’ve got within your travel window. Want more savings? Explore Southwest Vacations® to see deals on flights, hotels, and rental cars packages.
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|Departing from||Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (DTW)|
|Arriving at||Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW)|
|Average flight time||1 hour 8 minutes|
|4†||Nonstop flights per day Monday through Friday|
|2†||Nonstop flights on Saturday|
|3†||Nonstop flights on Sunday|
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*Weekly flights based on DOT published scheduled average flights Monday through Sunday between 6/1/2023 and 6/30/2023. Note: route may not operate every day of the week.
†Nonstop flights based on DOT published scheduled average flights Monday through Sunday between 6/1/2023 and 6/30/2023.
When you deplane at Chicago Midway International Airport, you’re a short Orange Line ride away from the center of the city and access to 77 neighborhoods worth of fun. Rental cars and rideshares are available too, of course, but when you take the ‘L’, you have a chance to take in the unique views from the elevated train system. If views are what you’re after, summit the highest building in the Western hemisphere—Willis Tower (or Sears Tower, as locals still call it). From the famous Skydeck Chicago Ledge, daredevils can step out onto a glass floor 1,353 ft. above the hustle and bustle of the streets below. The views don’t stop there, though. Chicago has architecture tours (by boat or on foot), food tours, mafia-related tours, haunted building tours, and tours amongst the neighborhoods. See for yourself.
While you’re touring the diverse neighborhoods of the city of the big shoulders, don’t forget to eat! Restaurant Row isn’t the only place to find Michelin-starred meals, but hole-in-the-wall dives and local faves abound and deserve your attention. Maybe you’re after a slice of famous Chicago-style pizza—but don’t let anyone tell you deep dish isn’t the only game in town. In fact, there are two kinds of ooey-gooey, larger-than-life pizza styles: deep dish and stuffed. However, Chicago natives actually call thin-and-crispy “party cut” or “tavern style” pizza true Chicago-style pie.
Of course, there’s much more to do when you land in Chicago than eat and take tours: museums, Navy Pier, Botanic Gardens, Broadway in Chicago, standup and improv shows—there’s so much to choose from. No matter how you choose to spend your time, flying from Detroit to Chicago (Midway) with Southwest Airlines makes booking a breeze.
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Chicago Midway International Airport is a quick 30-minute 'L' ride from downtown Chicago. Get going—adventure awaits.
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