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Cheap Flights from Lincoln to Chicago, IL, United States - LNK to CHI Last modified: May 29, 2016 1:19 AM

Popular flights from Lincoln to Chicago Last modified: May 29, 2016 1:19 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.

United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 25, 2016 Aug 30, 2016 $266
Aug 27, 2016 Sep 4, 2016 $266
Sep 1, 2016 Sep 10, 2016 $266
Sep 4, 2016 Sep 13, 2016 $266

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Lincoln to Chicago (LNK to CHI)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Lincoln to Chicago, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $274.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Lincoln to Chicago (LNK to CHI)?

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

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $703 $0
7-14 days $401 $0
14-21 days $335 $399
21-30 days $286 $295
30-60 days $286 $290
60-90 days $266 $275
90+ days $266 $275

Cheapest Day To Fly from Lincoln to Chicago

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$280 $275 $276 $266 $281 $266 $271

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Lincoln to Chicago

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Lincoln Chicago United 5/30/16 6/6/16 0 $723
June Lincoln Chicago United 6/28/16 7/8/16 0 $286
July Lincoln Chicago United 7/4/16 7/14/16 0 $286
August Lincoln Chicago United 8/25/16 8/30/16 0 $266
September Lincoln Chicago United 9/1/16 9/10/16 0 $266
October Lincoln Chicago United 10/30/16 11/7/16 0 $271
November Lincoln Chicago United 11/21/16 12/1/16 0 $266
December Lincoln Chicago United 12/20/16 1/4/17 0 $302

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$703
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$703
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$428
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
$428 $394
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
$394

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Lincoln to Chicago (LNK to CHI)

Your Lincoln 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 Lincoln to Chicago is $275.

The average price for non-stop flights from Lincoln to Chicago is $266.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Lincoln to Chicago
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
United 4 6 6 6 6 3 4 05:10 18:15

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Lincoln to Chicago (LNK 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 Lincoln 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 Lincoln to Chicago is $194.

The average price for round trip flights from Lincoln to Chicago is $266.

Lincoln to Chicago Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Lincoln to Chicago?
Answer: The average Lincoln to Chicago flight time is an hour and 43 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Lincoln and Chicago?
Answer: The distance from Lincoln to Chicago is 464 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Lincoln to Chicago?
Answer: There are 27 direct flights from Lincoln to Chicago.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Lincoln to Chicago?
Answer: United Airlines provides 100% of the non-stop flights between Lincoln and Chicago.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Lincoln to Chicago?
Answer: Minneapolis - St Paul, MN

Airlines Flying from Lincoln to Chicago (LNK to CHI) Number of flights searched: 87Last modified: May 29, 2016 1:19 AM

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

Lincoln to Chicago
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Delta MSP X X X X X X X
Delta MSP / CVG X X X X X X X
United - X X X X X X X
United DEN X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Lincoln 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
Kansas City to Chicago American, Alaska, Frontier, United $77
Omaha to Chicago American, United $206
Des Moines to Chicago American, United $233
Sioux Falls to Chicago American, United $286
Manhattan to Chicago American $293
Sioux City to Chicago American $303
Kansas City to Milwaukee American, Alaska, United $263
Omaha to Milwaukee American, United $245
Kansas City to Atlanta American, Alaska, Frontier, United $108
Kansas City to New York American, Alaska, Spirit, United $205
Omaha to Atlanta American, United $199
Des Moines to Milwaukee American, United $248
Kansas City to Detroit American, Alaska, Spirit, United $81
Omaha to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, United $160
Kansas City to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, United $185
Kansas City to Minneapolis - St Paul American, Alaska, United $202
Kansas City to Indianapolis American, Alaska, United $263
Kansas City to Grand Rapids American, Alaska, United $322
Omaha to Detroit American, Alaska, United $199
Omaha to Indianapolis American, Alaska, United $344
Kansas City to Washington American, Alaska, United $173
Kansas City to Madison American, Alaska, United $332
Kansas City to Denver Frontier, United $108
Omaha to St Louis American, Alaska, United $249
Sioux Falls to South Bend United $842
Des Moines to New York American, Alaska, United $251
Des Moines to Dallas - Ft Worth American, United $316
Omaha to Madison American, United $367
Omaha to New York American, Alaska, United $178
Omaha to Grand Rapids American, United $317
Cheap Flights from Lincoln to Chicago, IL, United States, from $266 Round trip from LNK to CHI