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Cheap Flights from Indianapolis to Chicago, IL, United States - IND to CHI

Popular flights from Indianapolis to Chicago

If your flight days are flexible and you looking for a good deal, our charts on cheap flights provide some insight regarding affordable flight options for your next big adventure.

American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Apr 12, 2016 Apr 20, 2016 $143
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 15, 2016 Mar 22, 2016 $137
Mar 22, 2016 Mar 29, 2016 $137
Apr 30, 2016 May 3, 2016 $137

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 $151.

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 $360 $388
7-14 days $229 $369
14-21 days $148 $255
21-30 days $137 $245
30-60 days $137 $245
60-90 days $137 $245
90+ days $148 $252

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
$143 $137 $189 $152 $146 $137 $153

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Indianapolis to Chicago

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
February Indianapolis Chicago United 2/24/16 3/5/16 0 $229
March Indianapolis Chicago United 3/15/16 3/22/16 0 $137
April Indianapolis Chicago United 4/30/16 5/3/16 0 $137
May Indianapolis Chicago United 5/10/16 5/18/16 0 $143
June Indianapolis Chicago United 6/29/16 7/16/16 0 $311
July Indianapolis Chicago American 7/11/16 7/15/16 0 $259
December Indianapolis Chicago American 12/29/16 1/4/17 0 $231
January Indianapolis Chicago United 1/1/17 1/8/17 0 $371

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
$360
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
$360
28 29 1 2 3 4 5
$148
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
$148 $199
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
$199

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 $269.

The average price for non-stop flights from Indianapolis to Chicago is $145.

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 9 9 9 9 9 7 9 06:00 19:18
United 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 05:30 19:30

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 $70.

The average price for round trip flights from Indianapolis to Chicago is $145.

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 14 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 116 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 52% 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)

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 ATL X X X X X X X
Delta DTW / CVG X X X X X X
United - X X X X X X X
Southwest - X X X X X X X
Southwest ATL 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 $183
Cincinnati to Chicago American, Public Charters, United $303
Louisville to Chicago American, United $138
Dayton to Chicago American, United $103
Lexington to Chicago American, United $302
Evansville to Chicago American, United $281
Toledo to Chicago American $301
Ft Wayne to Chicago American, United $171
Springfield to Chicago United $177
Peoria to Chicago American, United $275
Kalamazoo to Chicago American, United $305
Champaign to Chicago American, United $277
South Bend to Chicago United $652
Bloomington - Normal to Chicago American $273
Chicago to New York American, JetBlue, Spirit, United $77
Chicago to Minneapolis - St Paul American, Frontier, Spirit, United $68
Chicago to Detroit American, United $166
Chicago to Las Vegas American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $112
Chicago to Orlando American, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United $93
Chicago to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $77
Chicago to Atlanta American, Alaska, Spirit, United $77
Chicago to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Spirit, United $77
Chicago to Washington American, JetBlue, Frontier, United $81
Chicago to Denver American, Frontier, Spirit, United $77
Chicago to Houston American, Frontier, Spirit, United $84
Chicago to Miami American, Frontier, United $117
Chicago to Boston American, JetBlue, Spirit, United $81
Chicago to San Francisco American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, United, Virgin America $131

Cheap International Flights to Chicago - CHI

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Chicago to Toronto Air Choice One, American, Air Canada, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, Public Charters, Porter, United, WestJet $234
Cheap Flights from Indianapolis to Chicago, IL, United States, from $137 Round trip from IND to CHI