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Flights from Columbus to Chicago, United States Last modified: Sep 28, 2016 1:04 AM

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Columbus to Chicago Last modified: Sep 28, 2016 1:04 AM

We've scanned 26,771,905,517 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from Columbus to Chicago. American & United frequently offer the best deals on Columbus to Chicago flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

American
CMHCHI
Tue 10/11
nonstop
CHICMH
Tue 10/18
nonstop
$127
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American
CMHCHI
Wed 10/12
nonstop
CHICMH
Thu 10/13
nonstop
$127
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American
CMHCHI
Tue 10/18
nonstop
CHICMH
Wed 11/2
nonstop
$127
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American
CMHCHI
Tue 10/18
nonstop
CHICMH
Wed 10/19
nonstop
$127
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American
CMHCHI
Sat 10/22
nonstop
CHICMH
Sat 10/29
nonstop
$127
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United
CMHCHI
Tue 10/11
nonstop
CHICMH
Tue 10/18
nonstop
$127
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United
CMHCHI
Tue 10/11
nonstop
CHICMH
Thu 10/13
nonstop
$127
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United
CMHCHI
Tue 10/11
nonstop
CHICMH
Tue 10/11
nonstop
$127
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United
CMHCHI
Wed 10/12
nonstop
CHICMH
Sat 10/15
nonstop
$127
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United
CMHCHI
Wed 10/12
nonstop
CHICMH
Thu 10/13
nonstop
$127
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How Much is a Flight from Columbus to Chicago?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Columbus to Chicago, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $130.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Columbus to Chicago?

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 Columbus to Chicago 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 Columbus to Chicago?

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $282 $325
7-14 days $127 $245
14-21 days $127 $245
21-30 days $127 $245
30-60 days $127 $245
60-90 days $127 $245
90+ days $127 $245

Cheapest Day To Fly from Columbus to Chicago

We've examined 26,779,839,826 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Columbus to Chicago is Monday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$127 $127 $127 $127 $137 $127 $137

Compare Flight Prices from Columbus to Chicago 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 Columbus to Chicago flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
September Columbus Chicago United 9/28/16 10/5/16 0 $479
October Columbus Chicago American 10/11/16 10/18/16 0 $127
November Columbus Chicago American 11/10/16 11/12/16 0 $127
December Columbus Chicago American 12/1/16 12/12/16 0 $127
January Columbus Chicago United 1/17/17 1/25/17 0 $127
February Columbus Chicago United 2/23/17 2/25/17 0 $127
March Columbus Chicago American 3/10/17 3/17/17 0 $219
April Columbus Chicago American 4/4/17 4/10/17 0 $197

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Columbus to Chicago

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
25 26 27 28 29 30 1
$523
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
$523 $162
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
$162 $137
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
$137 $127
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
$127 $127
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
$127

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Columbus to Chicago

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 Columbus to Chicago is $269.

The average price for direct flights from Columbus to Chicago is $127.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Columbus to Chicago - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 9 9 9 9 9 6 9 06:00 20:30
United 6 6 6 6 6 4 5 06:00 19:20
Southwest 7 7 7 7 7 4 6 06:50 21:40

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Columbus to Chicago

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 Columbus 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 Columbus to Chicago is not available.

The average price for round trip flights from Columbus to Chicago is $127.

Columbus to Chicago Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Columbus to Chicago?
Answer: The average Columbus to Chicago flight time is an hour and 19 minutes.
Question: How far is Chicago from Columbus?
Answer: The distance from Columbus to Chicago is 282 miles (453 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from Columbus to Chicago?
Answer: There are 144 direct flights from Columbus to Chicago.
Question: What are the most popular Columbus airlines for direct flights from Columbus to Chicago?
Answer: American Airlines provides 41% of the non-stop flights between Columbus and Chicago.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Columbus to Chicago?
Answer: Washington, DC

Airlines in Columbus flying to Chicago Last modified: Sep 28, 2016 1:04 AMNumber of routes searched: 120Number of itineraries searched: 260,185

Wondering which airlines fly out of Columbus to Chicago? We've gathered the average price of Columbus airlines with flights to Chicago. 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.

Columbus to Chicago
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American -
United IAD
Delta DTW
Delta ATL
Delta MSP
American DCA
American PHL
American CLT
American LGA
United EWR
United DEN

Columbus to Chicago Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Columbus and Chicago. 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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Cheap Domestic Flights from Columbus - CMH

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Columbus to Milwaukee American, Delta $264
Flights from Columbus to Atlanta Delta, United $229
Flights from Columbus to New York American, Delta, United $168

Cheap Domestic Flights to Chicago - CHI

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Detroit to Chicago American, Delta $177
Flights from Pittsburgh to Chicago American, Delta, Frontier, United $67
Flights from Cleveland to Chicago American, Delta $196
Flights from Cincinnati to Chicago American, Delta, Public Charters $155
Flights from Louisville to Chicago American, United $143
Flights from Akron - Canton to Chicago American, Delta, United $182
Flights from Indianapolis to Chicago American $97
Flights from Dayton to Chicago American, United $97
Flights from Lexington to Chicago American, Delta, United $185
Flights from Toledo to Chicago American $216
Flights from Ft Wayne to Chicago American, United $171
Flights from Charleston to Chicago Delta, United $348
Flights from Huntington to Chicago American $228
Flights from Detroit to New York American, JetBlue, Delta, Spirit $110
Flights from Detroit to Atlanta American, Delta, Spirit $91
Flights from Detroit to MilwaukeeCheck Dates
Flights from Pittsburgh to Milwaukee American, Delta, Primair, United $212
Flights from Cleveland to Milwaukee American, Delta, United $168
Flights from Pittsburgh to New York JetBlue, Delta $206
Flights from Detroit to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Delta, Spirit $81
Flights from Indianapolis to Atlanta Delta Check Dates
Flights from Indianapolis to MilwaukeeCheck Dates
Flights from Pittsburgh to Atlanta Delta, Frontier $97
Flights from Cleveland to Atlanta Delta, Frontier, Spirit $81
Flights from Cleveland to New York American, JetBlue, Delta, United $168
Flights from Louisville to Milwaukee American, Delta, United $265

Cheap International Flights to Chicago - CHI

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Windsor to Chicago Air Canada, Porter $281
Cheap Flights from Columbus to Chicago