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Flights from Indianapolis to Chicago, United States Last modified: Sep 25, 2016 1:29 AM

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We've scanned 23,629,223,180 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from Indianapolis to Chicago. American frequently offer the best deals on Indianapolis to Chicago flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

American
INDCHI
Mon 11/21
nonstop
CHIIND
Fri 11/25
nonstop
$116
Select
American
INDCHI
Tue 11/22
nonstop
CHIIND
Tue 11/29
nonstop
$116
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How Much is a Flight from Indianapolis to Chicago?

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 $136.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Indianapolis 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 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 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 Indianapolis to Chicago?

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $339 $455
7-14 days $231 $467
14-21 days $155 $415
21-30 days $135 $274
30-60 days $116 $257
60-90 days $145 $277
90+ days $135 $274

Cheapest Day To Fly from Indianapolis to Chicago

We've examined 23,636,053,052 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Indianapolis to Chicago is Monday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$116 $116 $135 $135 $135 $155 $155

Compare Flight Prices from Indianapolis 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 Indianapolis to Chicago flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
September Indianapolis Chicago American 9/30/16 10/4/16 0 $358
October Indianapolis Chicago American 10/18/16 10/20/16 0 $135
November Indianapolis Chicago American 11/21/16 11/25/16 0 $116
December Indianapolis Chicago American 12/26/16 12/30/16 0 $145
January Indianapolis Chicago American 1/13/17 1/28/17 0 $135
February Indianapolis Chicago American 2/1/17 2/11/17 0 $135
March Indianapolis Chicago American 3/16/17 3/30/17 0 $155
April Indianapolis Chicago American 4/5/17 4/7/17 0 $175

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Indianapolis to Chicago

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Indianapolis 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
$339
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
$339 $237
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
$237 $225
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
$225 $205
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
$205 $135
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
$135

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Indianapolis 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 Indianapolis to Chicago is $257.

The average price for direct flights from Indianapolis to Chicago is $116.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Indianapolis to Chicago - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 10 9 10 10 10 6 10 06:00 20:40
United 8 9 8 9 9 7 8 05:30 19:30
Southwest 2 2 2 2 2 1 2 06:55 18:25

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Indianapolis 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 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 $68.

The average price for round trip flights from Indianapolis to Chicago is $116.

Indianapolis to Chicago Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Indianapolis to Chicago?
Answer: The average Indianapolis to Chicago flight time is an hour and 9 minutes.
Question: How far is Chicago from Indianapolis?
Answer: The distance from Indianapolis to Chicago is 162 miles (260 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from Indianapolis to Chicago?
Answer: There are 133 direct flights from Indianapolis to Chicago.
Question: What are the most popular Indianapolis airlines for direct flights from Indianapolis to Chicago?
Answer: American Airlines provides 48% of the non-stop flights between Indianapolis and Chicago.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Indianapolis to Chicago?
Answer: Washington, DC

Airlines in Indianapolis flying to Chicago Last modified: Sep 25, 2016 1:29 AMNumber of routes searched: 62Number of itineraries searched: 53,911

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

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

Indianapolis to Chicago Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Indianapolis 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 to Chicago - CHI

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Columbus to Chicago American, Delta, United $197
Flights from Cincinnati to Chicago American, Delta, Public Charters $155
Flights from Louisville to Chicago American, United $143
Flights from Dayton to Chicago American, United $97
Flights from Lexington to Chicago American, Delta, United $185
Flights from Evansville to Chicago American, United $297
Flights from Toledo to Chicago American $234
Flights from Ft Wayne to Chicago American, United $171
Flights from Springfield to Chicago American, United $176
Flights from Peoria to Chicago American, United $297
Flights from Kalamazoo to Chicago American, United $340
Flights from Champaign to Chicago American $289
Flights from South Bend to ChicagoCheck Dates
Flights from Bloomington - Normal to Chicago American $289
Flights from Chicago to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, Spirit, United $107
Flights from Chicago to Minneapolis - St Paul Delta, Spirit $80
Flights from Chicago to Detroit American, Delta $204
Flights from Chicago to Las Vegas American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, Hawaiian, Spirit, United, Virgin America $97
Flights from Chicago to Orlando American, JetBlue, Delta, Frontier, Spirit, United $107
Flights from Chicago to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $117
Flights from Chicago to Atlanta American, Delta, Spirit, United $87
Flights from Chicago to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, Delta, Spirit $87
Flights from Chicago to Washington American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, United $87
Flights from Chicago to Denver American, Delta, Frontier, Spirit, United $49
Flights from Chicago to Houston American, Delta, Spirit, United $76
Flights from Chicago to Miami American, Delta, Frontier, United $107
Flights from Chicago to Boston American, JetBlue, Delta, Spirit, United $86
Flights from Chicago to San Francisco American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, United, Virgin America $117

Cheap International Flights to Chicago - CHI

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Chicago to Toronto American, Air Canada, Delta, Porter, United, WestJet $214
Cheap Flights from Indianapolis to Chicago