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Flights from Chicago to Washington, United States Last modified: Sep 29, 2016 1:00 AM

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Chicago to Washington Last modified: Sep 29, 2016 1:00 AM

We've scanned 25,716,102,982 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from Chicago to Washington. United & American frequently offer the best deals on Chicago to Washington flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

United
CHIWAS
Tue 10/25
nonstop
WASCHI
Thu 10/27
nonstop
$87
Select
United
CHIWAS
Sat 11/5
nonstop
WASCHI
Mon 11/7
nonstop
$87
Select
United
CHIWAS
Tue 11/8
nonstop
WASCHI
Wed 11/9
nonstop
$87
Select
United
CHIWAS
Wed 11/9
nonstop
WASCHI
Tue 11/15
nonstop
$87
Select
American
CHIWAS
Wed 12/28
nonstop
WASCHI
Wed 1/4
nonstop
$113
Select
JetBlue
CHIWAS
Tue 10/25
1 stop
WASCHI
Sat 10/29
1 stop
$212
Select
Alaska
CHIWAS
Sat 10/22
1 stop
WASCHI
Tue 10/25
1 stop
$449
Select
Alaska
CHIWAS
Sat 10/22
1 stop
WASCHI
Wed 10/26
1 stop
$449
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How Much is a Flight from Chicago to Washington?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Chicago to Washington, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $102.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Chicago to Washington?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we thinking FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for tickets from Chicago to Washington based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should I book tickets from Chicago to Washington?

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from Chicago to Washington.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $147 $178
7-14 days $98 $119
14-21 days $98 $119
21-30 days $87 $125
30-60 days $87 $124
60-90 days $113 $108
90+ days $113 $121

Cheapest Day To Fly from Chicago to Washington

We've examined 25,724,431,429 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Chicago to Washington is Tuesday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$145 $87 $87 $98 $92 $87 $113

Compare Flight Prices from Chicago to Washington by Month

Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for Chicago to Washington flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
September Chicago Washington United 9/29/16 10/1/16 0 $217
October Chicago Washington United 10/25/16 10/27/16 0 $87
November Chicago Washington United 11/5/16 11/7/16 0 $87
December Chicago Washington United 12/6/16 12/13/16 1 $108
January Chicago Washington United 1/17/17 1/24/17 0 $113
February Chicago Washington United 2/14/17 2/21/17 0 $113
March Chicago Washington United 3/1/17 3/4/17 0 $165
April Chicago Washington JetBlue 4/1/17 4/7/17 1 $192

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Chicago to Washington

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Chicago to Washington. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
$147
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
$147 $109
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
$109 $125
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
$125 $147
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
$147 $87
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
$87

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Chicago to Washington

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose 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 Washington is $223.

The average price for direct flights from Chicago to Washington is $100.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Chicago to Washington - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 8 7 8 8 8 7 8 07:09 19:35
United 21 22 21 22 22 12 19 06:00 21:25
Southwest 8 8 8 8 8 7 8 06:10 21:15

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Chicago to Washington

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 Washington. 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 Washington is not available.

The average price for round trip flights from Chicago to Washington is $215.

Chicago to Washington Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Chicago to Washington?
Answer: The average Chicago to Washington flight time is an hour and 52 minutes.
Question: How far is Washington from Chicago?
Answer: The distance from Chicago to Washington is 587 miles (944 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from Chicago to Washington?
Answer: There are 245 direct flights from Chicago to Washington.
Question: What are the most popular Chicago airlines for direct flights from Chicago to Washington?
Answer: United Airlines provides 55% of the non-stop flights between Chicago and Washington.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Chicago to Washington?
Answer: Charlotte, NC

Airlines in Chicago flying to Washington Last modified: Sep 29, 2016 1:00 AMNumber of routes searched: 480Number of itineraries searched: 1,718,191

Wondering which airlines fly out of Chicago to Washington? We've gathered the average price of Chicago airlines with flights to Washington. Different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary showing which days of the week individual carriers offer flights for the next 30 days.

Chicago to Washington
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American BOS
American LGA
American -
American IND
American MSP
United EWR
Alaska LAX
United IAH
United GRR
United PWM
Frontier DEN
United GSO
Alaska SEA
Virgin America SFO

Chicago to Washington Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Chicago and Washington. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

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