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Cheap Flights from Chicago to Charleston, SC, United States - CHI to CHS

Popular flights from Chicago to Charleston

We’ve got the inside scoop on finding the best time to fly for the best price. Not sure when to travel for your next vacation? Find details below on when-to-fly and when-to-buy.

American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 7, 2016 Jun 14, 2016 $271
Jun 8, 2016 Jun 15, 2016 $271
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 24, 2016 May 29, 2016 $257
Jun 1, 2016 Jun 8, 2016 $257
Jun 8, 2016 Jun 15, 2016 $257
Aug 27, 2016 Sep 3, 2016 $257
Aug 27, 2016 Aug 31, 2016 $257

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Chicago to Charleston (CHI to CHS)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Chicago to Charleston, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $268.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Chicago to Charleston (CHI to CHS)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Chicago to Charleston 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 Chicago to Charleston

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $387 $361
7-14 days $313 $305
14-21 days $257 $265
21-30 days $257 $265
30-60 days $257 $265
60-90 days $367 $305
90+ days $257 $265

Cheapest Day To Fly from Chicago to Charleston

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$262 $257 $257 $262 $311 $262 $262

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Chicago to Charleston

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Chicago Charleston United 5/24/16 5/29/16 0 $257
June Chicago Charleston United 6/1/16 6/8/16 0 $257
July Chicago Charleston American 7/13/16 7/20/16 1 $306
August Chicago Charleston United 8/27/16 8/30/16 0 $257
September Chicago Charleston United 9/3/16 9/7/16 0 $257
October Chicago Charleston United 10/8/16 10/12/16 0 $257
November Chicago Charleston American 11/6/16 11/12/16 1 $305
December Chicago Charleston American 12/24/16 12/29/16 1 $305

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

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 Chicago to Charleston.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
$369
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
$369 $262
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
$262 $430
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$430 $262
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$262 $354
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$354

TIPSave $122 by flying into Charlotte instead of Charleston from Chicago

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Chicago to Charleston (CHI to CHS)

Your Chicago to Charleston 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 Chicago to Charleston is $271.

The average price for non-stop flights from Chicago to Charleston is $262.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Chicago to Charleston
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
United 3 3 3 3 3 4 3 06:00 17:55

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Chicago to Charleston (CHI to CHS)

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 Chicago to Charleston. 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 Chicago to Charleston is $132.

The average price for round trip flights from Chicago to Charleston is $267.

Chicago to Charleston Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Chicago to Charleston?
Answer: The average Chicago to Charleston flight time is 2 hours and 13 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Chicago and Charleston?
Answer: The distance from Chicago to Charleston is 760 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Chicago to Charleston?
Answer: There are 22 direct flights from Chicago to Charleston.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Chicago to Charleston?
Answer: United Airlines provides 100% of the non-stop flights between Chicago and Charleston.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Chicago to Charleston?
Answer: Atlanta, GA

Airlines Flying from Chicago to Charleston (CHI to CHS)

Below are the different airlines that fly from Chicago to Charleston 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 Chicago to Charleston.

Chicago to Charleston
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American DCA X X X X X X X
Delta ATL X X X X X X X
Delta CVG / ATL X 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 BNA X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

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

Cheap Domestic Flights from Chicago - CHI

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Chicago to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United $94
Chicago to Orlando American, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United $137
Chicago to Atlanta American, Spirit, United $71
Chicago to Myrtle Beach American, Spirit, United $97
Chicago to Miami American, Alaska, Frontier, United $108
Chicago to Charlotte American, Alaska, Frontier, United $85
Chicago to Washington American, Alaska, Frontier, United $88
Chicago to Las Vegas American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $107
Chicago to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $122
Chicago to Savannah American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $302
Chicago to Tampa American, Alaska, Spirit, United $126
Chicago to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $87
Chicago to Raleigh - Durham American, Frontier, United $88

Cheap Domestic Flights to Charleston - CHS

Cheap Flights from Chicago to Charleston, SC, United States, from $257 Round trip from CHI to CHS