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Cheap Flights from Albany to Chicago, IL, United States - ALB to CHI

Popular flights from Albany to Chicago

If your flight days are flexible and you looking for a good deal, our charts on cheap flights provide some insight regarding affordable flight options for your next big adventure.

American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 26, 2016 May 29, 2016 $328
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 2, 2016 Mar 9, 2016 $324

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Albany to Chicago (ALB to CHI)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Albany to Chicago, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $349.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Albany to Chicago (ALB to CHI)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Albany to Chicago based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have discovered that the best days to book flights are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. Read our article to find more information about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should you book flights from Albany to Chicago

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance a flight from Albany to Chicago should be booked.

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $712 $683
7-14 days $344 $351
14-21 days $324 $332
21-30 days $339 $347
30-60 days $339 $346
60-90 days $328 $337
90+ days $328 $347

Cheapest Day To Fly from Albany to Chicago

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding the cheapest days to fly from Albany to Chicago.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$373 $339 $324 $328 $363 $344 $372

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Albany to Chicago

The chart below shows the lowest fare by month when flying from Albany to Chicago.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
February Albany Chicago United 2/27/16 3/7/16 0 $344
March Albany Chicago United 3/2/16 3/9/16 0 $324
April Albany Chicago United 4/14/16 4/20/16 0 $328
May Albany Chicago American 5/26/16 5/29/16 0 $328
June Albany Chicago American 6/2/16 6/11/16 0 $344
July Albany Chicago American 7/8/16 7/11/16 0 $394
August Albany Chicago United 8/27/16 8/30/16 0 $425
September Albany Chicago United 9/9/16 9/11/16 0 $424

Cheapest Weekend Non-Stop Flights for the Next 30 Days from Albany to Chicago

If you're ready to take a trip in the next 30 days and want to fly on the weekend, you might be wondering which weekend is the cheapest to fly. The chart below shows up-to-date data regarding weekend flight prices from Albany to Chicago.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
$712
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
$712 $384
28 29 1 2 3 4 5
$384 $349
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
$349 $363
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
$363 $349
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
$349

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Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Albany to Chicago (ALB to CHI)

Your Albany to Chicago flight can be significantly cheaper by choosing a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from Albany to Chicago is $354.

The average price for non-stop flights from Albany to Chicago is $346.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Albany to Chicago.

Nonstop Flight Details from Albany to Chicago
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 3 3 3 3 3 2 3 07:15 18:45
United 3 3 3 3 3 2 3 05:55 16:54

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Albany to Chicago (ALB to CHI)

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from Albany to Chicago. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from Albany to Chicago is $180.

The average price for round trip flights from Albany to Chicago is $346.

Albany to Chicago Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is a direct flight from Albany to Chicago?
Answer: The average Albany to Chicago flight time is 2 hours and 35 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Albany and Chicago?
Answer: The distance from Albany to Chicago is 720 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Albany to Chicago?
Answer: There are 40 direct flights from Albany to Chicago.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Albany to Chicago?
Answer: United Airlines provides 50% of the non-stop flights between Albany and Chicago.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Albany to Chicago?
Answer: Atlanta, GA

Airlines Flying from Albany to Chicago (ALB to CHI)

Below are the different airlines that fly from Albany to Chicago with the average price of their plane tickets. Just remember that different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary of the next 30 days for flights from Albany to Chicago.

Albany to Chicago
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American - X X X X X X X
American CLT X X X X X X X
Delta DTW X X X X X X X
Delta ATL / CVG X X X X X X
United - X X X X X X X
United IAD X X X X X X X
Southwest - X X X X X X X
Southwest BWI X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Albany and Chicago, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Cheap Domestic Flights to Chicago - CHI

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
New York to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United $77
Boston to Chicago American, JetBlue, Spirit, United $81
Newark to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United $122
Hartford to Chicago American, United $276
Syracuse to Chicago American, United $266
Providence to Chicago American, United $178
Westchester County to Chicago American, United $314
Rochester to Chicago American, United $227
Burlington to Chicago American, JetBlue, United $286
Manchester to Chicago American, United $237
Portland to Chicago American, JetBlue, United $273
Long Island MacArthur to Chicago American, United $344
Allentown - Bethlehem - Easton to Chicago American, United $318
Newburgh to Chicago Silver, American, United Check Dates
New Haven to Chicago American $245
Wilkes - Barre to Chicago American, United $368
Binghamton to Chicago American, United $352
Elmira - Corning to Chicago American, United $345
Ithaca to Chicago American, United $337
New York to Atlanta American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $124
New York to Los Angeles American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $206
New York to Detroit American, JetBlue, Spirit, United $84
New York to Milwaukee American, United $145
New York to Dallas - Ft Worth American, JetBlue, Spirit, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $81
New York to Orlando American, JetBlue, Spirit, United $149

Cheap International Flights to Chicago - CHI

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Montreal to Chicago Air Inuit, American, Air Canada, JetBlue, Spirit, Provincial, Porter, United, WestJet $193
Ottawa to Chicago American, Air Canada, JetBlue, Spirit, Porter, United, WestJet $261
Kingston to Chicago Air Canada, United $507
New York to Toronto American, Air Canada, Alaska, JetBlue, Porter, United, WestJet $171
New York to London American, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, airBaltic, Condor, OpenSkies, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Kuwait, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, TAROM, SATA, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic $598
Cheap Flights from Albany to Chicago, IL, United States, from $324 Round trip from ALB to CHI