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Cheap Flights from Chicago to Pittsburgh, PA, United States - CHI to PIT Last modified: May 31, 2016 12:54 AM

Popular flights from Chicago to Pittsburgh Last modified: May 31, 2016 12:54 AM

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American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jul 12, 2016 Jul 21, 2016 $200
Jul 26, 2016 Jul 31, 2016 $200
Aug 3, 2016 Aug 7, 2016 $200
Frontier Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 18, 2016 Aug 23, 2016 $98
Aug 21, 2016 Aug 23, 2016 $98
Aug 23, 2016 Aug 25, 2016 $98
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jul 12, 2016 Jul 21, 2016 $200
Jul 26, 2016 Jul 31, 2016 $200
Aug 10, 2016 Aug 14, 2016 $200

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Chicago to Pittsburgh (CHI to PIT)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Chicago to Pittsburgh, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $172.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Chicago to Pittsburgh (CHI to PIT)?

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

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $327 $350
7-14 days $323 $331
14-21 days $124 $268
21-30 days $124 $268
30-60 days $124 $207
60-90 days $98 $207
90+ days $88 $238

Cheapest Day To Fly from Chicago to Pittsburgh

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$261 $98 $200 $98 $210 $236 $98

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Chicago to Pittsburgh

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Chicago Pittsburgh American 5/31/16 6/3/16 0 $449
June Chicago Pittsburgh Frontier 6/16/16 6/21/16 0 $124
July Chicago Pittsburgh Frontier 7/26/16 7/31/16 0 $124
August Chicago Pittsburgh Frontier 8/18/16 8/23/16 0 $98
September Chicago Pittsburgh Frontier 9/8/16 9/18/16 0 $146
October Chicago Pittsburgh Frontier 10/11/16 10/18/16 0 $88
November Chicago Pittsburgh American 11/23/16 11/28/16 0 $288
December Chicago Pittsburgh American 12/21/16 1/1/17 0 $261

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

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 Pittsburgh.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$327
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$327 $372
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$372 $124
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$124 $151
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
$151 $140
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
$140
TIPSave $146 by flying into Detroit instead of Pittsburgh from Chicago

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Chicago to Pittsburgh (CHI to PIT)

Your Chicago to Pittsburgh 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 Pittsburgh is $212.

The average price for non-stop flights from Chicago to Pittsburgh is $166.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Chicago to Pittsburgh
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 6 6 6 6 6 3 6 08:50 21:44
Frontier 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 11:45 11:45
United 6 9 10 10 10 5 6 07:30 21:55

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Chicago to Pittsburgh (CHI to PIT)

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 Pittsburgh. 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 Pittsburgh is $92.

The average price for round trip flights from Chicago to Pittsburgh is $166.

Chicago to Pittsburgh Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Chicago to Pittsburgh?
Answer: The average Chicago to Pittsburgh flight time is an hour and 31 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Chicago and Pittsburgh?
Answer: The distance from Chicago to Pittsburgh is 411 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Chicago to Pittsburgh?
Answer: There are 83 direct flights from Chicago to Pittsburgh.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Chicago to Pittsburgh?
Answer: United Airlines provides 49% of the non-stop flights between Chicago and Pittsburgh.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Chicago to Pittsburgh?
Answer: Atlanta, GA

Airlines Flying from Chicago to Pittsburgh (CHI to PIT) Number of flights searched: 190Last modified: May 31, 2016 12:54 AM

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

Chicago to Pittsburgh
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 CVG / DTW X X X X X X
Frontier - 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 Pittsburgh, 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 $81
Chicago to Washington American, Alaska, Frontier, United $98
Chicago to Detroit American, United $174
Chicago to Orlando American, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United $137
Chicago to Cleveland American, United $197
Chicago to Atlanta American, Spirit, United $81
Chicago to Baltimore American, Spirit, United $107
Chicago to Las Vegas American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $118
Chicago to Boston American, JetBlue, Spirit, United $105
Chicago to Newark American, JetBlue, United $172
Chicago to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $183
Chicago to Philadelphia American, Frontier, Spirit, United $108

Cheap International Flights from Chicago - CHI

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Chicago to Toronto Air Choice One, American, Air Canada, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, Public Charters, Porter, United, WestJet $198
Cheap Flights from Chicago to Pittsburgh, PA, United States, from $98 Round trip from CHI to PIT