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Cheap Flights from Chicago to Omaha, NE, United States - CHI to OMA Last modified: May 26, 2016 12:54 PM

Popular flights from Chicago to Omaha Last modified: May 26, 2016 12:54 PM

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American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 14, 2016 Sep 22, 2016 $206
Sep 22, 2016 Sep 26, 2016 $206
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 29, 2016 Sep 6, 2016 $206
Sep 1, 2016 Sep 6, 2016 $206
Sep 13, 2016 Sep 20, 2016 $206
Sep 14, 2016 Sep 22, 2016 $206

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Chicago to Omaha (CHI to OMA)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Chicago to Omaha, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $263.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Chicago to Omaha (CHI to OMA)?

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

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $475 $391
7-14 days $340 $351
14-21 days $303 $367
21-30 days $300 $369
30-60 days $256 $293
60-90 days $245 $306
90+ days $206 $264

Cheapest Day To Fly from Chicago to Omaha

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$270 $256 $266 $245 $256 $273 $270

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Chicago to Omaha

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Chicago Omaha United 5/27/16 5/31/16 2 $418
June Chicago Omaha American 6/30/16 7/4/16 0 $266
July Chicago Omaha American 7/19/16 7/26/16 0 $256
August Chicago Omaha United 8/29/16 9/6/16 0 $206
September Chicago Omaha American 9/14/16 9/22/16 0 $206
October Chicago Omaha American 10/1/16 10/4/16 0 $206
November Chicago Omaha American 11/18/16 11/20/16 0 $256
December Chicago Omaha United 12/22/16 12/27/16 0 $296

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

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 Omaha.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$398
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$398 $340
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$340 $326
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$326 $300
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
$300 $266
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
$266

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Chicago to Omaha (CHI to OMA)

Your Chicago to Omaha 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 Omaha is $321.

The average price for non-stop flights from Chicago to Omaha is $256.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Chicago to Omaha
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 6 5 6 6 6 4 6 07:40 22:00
United 5 5 5 5 5 4 5 08:55 22:50

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Chicago to Omaha (CHI to OMA)

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 Omaha. 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 Omaha is $104.

The average price for round trip flights from Chicago to Omaha is $256.

Chicago to Omaha Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Chicago to Omaha?
Answer: The average Chicago to Omaha flight time is an hour and 32 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Chicago and Omaha?
Answer: The distance from Chicago to Omaha is 414 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Chicago to Omaha?
Answer: There are 73 direct flights from Chicago to Omaha.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Chicago to Omaha?
Answer: American Airlines provides 53% of the non-stop flights between Chicago and Omaha.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Chicago to Omaha?
Answer: Atlanta, GA

Airlines Flying from Chicago to Omaha (CHI to OMA) Number of flights searched: 162Last modified: May 26, 2016 12:54 PM

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

Chicago to Omaha
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American - X X X X X X X
Delta MSP X X X X X X X
United - X X X X X X X
Southwest - X X X X X X X
Southwest DEN X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Chicago and Omaha, 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 $147
Chicago to Las Vegas American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $118
Chicago to Minneapolis - St Paul American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $68
Chicago to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $167
Chicago to Denver American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $117
Chicago to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $137
Chicago to Orlando American, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United $137
Chicago to Kansas City American, Alaska, Frontier, United $77
Chicago to Lincoln American, United $276
Chicago to Atlanta American, Spirit, United $107
Chicago to San Francisco American, Alaska, Frontier, United, Virgin America $167
Chicago to Houston American, Spirit, United $156
Chicago to Phoenix American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $127

Cheap Domestic Flights to Omaha - OMA

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Indianapolis to Omaha American, Alaska, United $323
Milwaukee to Omaha American, United $245
Grand Rapids to Omaha American, United $380
Madison to Omaha American, United $427
Ft Wayne to Omaha American, United $347
Appleton to Omaha United $317
Green Bay to Omaha American, United $344
Bloomington - Normal to Omaha American $333
Lansing to Omaha American, United $367
South Bend to Omaha United $347
Kalamazoo to Omaha American, United Check Dates
Toledo to Omaha American Check Dates
Peoria to Omaha American, United $343
Moline to Omaha American, United Check Dates
Springfield to Omaha American, United Check Dates
Champaign to Omaha American $432
Dubuque to Omaha American Check Dates
Cheap Flights from Chicago to Omaha, NE, United States, from $206 Round trip from CHI to OMA