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Cheap Flights from Indianapolis to Chicago, IL, United States - IND to CHI Last modified: May 26, 2016 7:10 AM

Popular flights from Indianapolis to Chicago Last modified: May 26, 2016 7:10 AM

We’ve got the inside scoop on finding the best time to fly for the best price. Not sure when to travel for your next vacation? Find details below on when-to-fly and when-to-buy.

American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 18, 2016 Aug 25, 2016 $165
Aug 23, 2016 Aug 25, 2016 $165
Aug 23, 2016 Aug 27, 2016 $165
Aug 25, 2016 Aug 27, 2016 $165
Aug 27, 2016 Aug 28, 2016 $165
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 23, 2016 Aug 27, 2016 $97
Aug 25, 2016 Aug 27, 2016 $97
Aug 31, 2016 Sep 4, 2016 $97
Sep 8, 2016 Sep 10, 2016 $97
Sep 12, 2016 Sep 19, 2016 $97

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Indianapolis to Chicago (IND to CHI)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Indianapolis to Chicago, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $141.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Indianapolis to Chicago (IND to CHI)?

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

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $313 $348
7-14 days $233 $301
14-21 days $233 $271
21-30 days $139 $229
30-60 days $139 $229
60-90 days $97 $219
90+ days $97 $207

Cheapest Day To Fly from Indianapolis to Chicago

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$139 $97 $211 $113 $139 $139 $149

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Indianapolis to Chicago (IND to CHI)

Your Indianapolis 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 Indianapolis to Chicago is $257.

The average price for non-stop flights from Indianapolis to Chicago is $131.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Indianapolis to Chicago
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 10 10 10 10 10 7 10 06:00 20:43
United 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 06:30 19:51

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Indianapolis to Chicago (IND 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 Indianapolis 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 Indianapolis to Chicago is $57.

The average price for round trip flights from Indianapolis to Chicago is $131.

Indianapolis to Chicago Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Indianapolis to Chicago?
Answer: The average Indianapolis to Chicago flight time is an hour and 10 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Indianapolis and Chicago?
Answer: The distance from Indianapolis to Chicago is 176 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Indianapolis to Chicago?
Answer: There are 123 direct flights from Indianapolis to Chicago.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Indianapolis to Chicago?
Answer: American Airlines provides 54% of the non-stop flights between Indianapolis and Chicago.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Indianapolis to Chicago?
Answer: Atlanta, GA

Airlines Flying from Indianapolis to Chicago (IND to CHI) Number of flights searched: 128Last modified: May 26, 2016 7:10 AM

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

Indianapolis to Chicago
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American - X X X X X X X
Delta DTW X X X X X X X
United - X X X X X X X
Southwest - X X X X X X X
Southwest MCI X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Indianapolis 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 to Chicago - CHI

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Columbus to Chicago American, United $185
Cincinnati to Chicago American, Public Charters, United $300
Louisville to Chicago American, United $142
Dayton to Chicago American, United $97
Lexington to Chicago American, United $253
Evansville to Chicago American, United $291
Toledo to Chicago American $305
Ft Wayne to Chicago American, United $171
Springfield to Chicago United $177
Peoria to Chicago American, United $331
Kalamazoo to Chicago American, United $355
Champaign to Chicago American $283
South Bend to Chicago United $689
Bloomington - Normal to Chicago American $299
Chicago to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United $147
Chicago to Minneapolis - St Paul American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $68
Chicago to Detroit American, United $177
Chicago to Las Vegas American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $118
Chicago to Orlando American, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United $137
Chicago to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $157
Chicago to Atlanta American, Spirit, United $107
Chicago to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $117
Chicago to Washington American, Alaska, Frontier, United $98
Chicago to Denver American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $117
Chicago to Houston American, Spirit, United $156
Chicago to Miami American, Alaska, Frontier, United $119
Chicago to Boston American, JetBlue, Spirit, United $95
Chicago to San Francisco American, Alaska, Frontier, United, Virgin America $207

Cheap International Flights to Chicago - CHI

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Chicago to Toronto Air Choice One, American, Air Canada, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, Public Charters, Porter, United, WestJet $195
Cheap Flights from Indianapolis to Chicago, IL, United States, from $97 Round trip from IND to CHI