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Cheap Flights from Columbus to Chicago, IL, United States - CMH to CHI Last modified: May 27, 2016 6:58 AM

Popular flights from Columbus to Chicago Last modified: May 27, 2016 6:58 AM

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American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 23, 2016 Aug 27, 2016 $191
Aug 27, 2016 Sep 3, 2016 $191
Sep 1, 2016 Sep 10, 2016 $191
Sep 1, 2016 Sep 4, 2016 $191
Sep 10, 2016 Sep 14, 2016 $191
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 27, 2016 Sep 3, 2016 $191
Aug 29, 2016 Sep 6, 2016 $191
Aug 31, 2016 Sep 12, 2016 $191
Sep 1, 2016 Sep 10, 2016 $191
Sep 1, 2016 Sep 4, 2016 $191

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Columbus to Chicago (CMH to CHI)?

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 $203.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Columbus to Chicago (CMH to CHI)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane 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 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 Columbus to Chicago

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $431 $379
7-14 days $363 $345
14-21 days $209 $268
21-30 days $209 $265
30-60 days $209 $265
60-90 days $191 $256
90+ days $191 $256

Cheapest Day To Fly from Columbus to Chicago

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$209 $191 $194 $200 $209 $209 $209

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Columbus to Chicago

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Columbus Chicago United 5/30/16 5/31/16 1 $379
June Columbus Chicago American 6/16/16 6/19/16 0 $209
July Columbus Chicago American 7/8/16 7/11/16 0 $209
August Columbus Chicago American 8/23/16 8/27/16 0 $191
September Columbus Chicago American 9/1/16 9/4/16 0 $191
October Columbus Chicago American 10/19/16 10/22/16 0 $191
November Columbus Chicago American 11/10/16 11/13/16 0 $200
December Columbus Chicago American 12/23/16 1/8/17 0 $209

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

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 Columbus to Chicago.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$431
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$431 $363
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$363 $209
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$209 $209
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
$209 $209
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
$209

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Columbus to Chicago (CMH to CHI)

Your Columbus to Chicago 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 Columbus to Chicago is $282.

The average price for non-stop flights from Columbus to Chicago is $192.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Columbus to Chicago
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 9 9 9 9 9 7 9 06:00 20:20
United 6 6 6 6 6 5 6 06:00 19:35

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Columbus to Chicago (CMH to CHI)

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 $95.

The average price for round trip flights from Columbus to Chicago is $192.

Columbus to Chicago Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Columbus to Chicago?
Answer: The average Columbus to Chicago flight time is an hour and 22 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Columbus and Chicago?
Answer: The distance from Columbus to Chicago is 295 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Columbus to Chicago?
Answer: There are 102 direct flights from Columbus to Chicago.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Columbus to Chicago?
Answer: American Airlines provides 59% of the non-stop flights between Columbus and Chicago.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Columbus to Chicago?
Answer: Atlanta, GA

Airlines Flying from Columbus to Chicago (CMH to CHI) Number of flights searched: 161Last modified: May 27, 2016 6:58 AM

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

Columbus to Chicago
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American - X X X X X X X
Delta 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 DCA X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Columbus and Chicago, 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 Columbus - CMH

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Columbus to Milwaukee American, United $358
Columbus to Atlanta American, United $204
Columbus to New York American, United $235

Cheap Domestic Flights to Chicago - CHI

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Detroit to Chicago American, United $176
Pittsburgh to Chicago American, Frontier, United $108
Cleveland to Chicago American, United $197
Cincinnati to Chicago American, Public Charters, United $300
Louisville to Chicago American, United $142
Akron - Canton to Chicago United $237
Indianapolis to Chicago American, United $97
Dayton to Chicago American, United $97
Lexington to Chicago American, United $185
Toledo to Chicago American $307
Ft Wayne to Chicago American, United $329
Charleston to Chicago United $474
Huntington to Chicago American $558
Detroit to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United $143
Detroit to Atlanta American, Spirit, United $137
Detroit to Milwaukee United $230
Pittsburgh to Milwaukee American, Primair, United $323
Cleveland to Milwaukee American, United $356
Pittsburgh to New York American, JetBlue $299
Detroit to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, Spirit, United $117
Indianapolis to Atlanta American, Frontier, United $88
Indianapolis to Milwaukee American, United $282
Pittsburgh to Atlanta American, Frontier $98
Cleveland to Atlanta American, Frontier, Spirit, United $107
Cleveland to New York American, JetBlue, United $168
Louisville to Milwaukee American, United $365

Cheap International Flights to Chicago - CHI

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Windsor to Chicago Air Canada, Porter, United, WestJet $367
Cheap Flights from Columbus to Chicago, IL, United States, from $191 Round trip from CMH to CHI