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Cheap Flights from Omaha to Chicago, IL, United States - OMA to CHI Last modified: May 26, 2016 1:32 AM

Popular flights from Omaha to Chicago Last modified: May 26, 2016 1:32 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 31, 2016 Sep 3, 2016 $206
Sep 1, 2016 Sep 3, 2016 $206
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 23, 2016 Aug 30, 2016 $206
Aug 27, 2016 Aug 29, 2016 $206
Aug 27, 2016 Aug 29, 2016 $206
Aug 27, 2016 Aug 31, 2016 $206
Sep 1, 2016 Sep 6, 2016 $206

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Omaha to Chicago (OMA to CHI)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Omaha to Chicago, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $249.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Omaha to Chicago (OMA to CHI)?

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

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $420 $391
7-14 days $298 $351
14-21 days $266 $307
21-30 days $266 $309
30-60 days $256 $299
60-90 days $206 $264
90+ days $206 $258

Cheapest Day To Fly from Omaha to Chicago

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$266 $206 $256 $231 $256 $266 $256

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Omaha to Chicago

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Omaha Chicago United 5/31/16 6/2/16 1 $391
June Omaha Chicago American 6/28/16 7/12/16 0 $256
July Omaha Chicago American 7/19/16 7/27/16 0 $256
August Omaha Chicago American 8/31/16 9/3/16 0 $206
September Omaha Chicago American 9/1/16 9/3/16 0 $206
October Omaha Chicago American 10/19/16 10/26/16 0 $206
November Omaha Chicago United 11/16/16 11/24/16 0 $206
December Omaha Chicago American 12/23/16 12/27/16 0 $280

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$376
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$376 $340
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$340 $266
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$266 $276
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
$276 $266
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
$266

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Omaha to Chicago (OMA to CHI)

Your Omaha 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 Omaha to Chicago is $319.

The average price for non-stop flights from Omaha to Chicago is $256.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Omaha to Chicago
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 6 5 6 6 6 4 6 06:10 19:17
United 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 05:13 18:23

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Omaha to Chicago (OMA 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 Omaha 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 Omaha to Chicago is $126.

The average price for round trip flights from Omaha to Chicago is $256.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Kansas City to Chicago American, Alaska, Frontier, United $77
Des Moines to Chicago American, United $227
Sioux Falls to Chicago American, United $288
Lincoln to Chicago United $271
Manhattan to Chicago American $293
Waterloo to Chicago American $346
Sioux City to Chicago American $303
Kansas City to Milwaukee American, Alaska, United $244
Omaha to Milwaukee American, United $245
Kansas City to Atlanta American, Alaska, Frontier, United $128
Kansas City to New York American, Alaska, Spirit, United $205
Omaha to Atlanta American, United $199
Des Moines to Milwaukee American, United $298
Kansas City to Detroit American, Alaska, Spirit, United $81
Omaha to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, United $142
Kansas City to South Bend American, United $374
Kansas City to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, United $185
Sioux Falls to Milwaukee American, United $357
Kansas City to Minneapolis - St Paul American, Alaska, United $202
Kansas City to Indianapolis American, Alaska, United $258
Omaha to South Bend American, United $379
Lincoln to Milwaukee United $427
Kansas City to Grand Rapids American, Alaska, United $290
Omaha to Detroit American, Alaska, United $199
Omaha to Indianapolis American, Alaska, United $332
Kansas City to Washington American, Alaska, United $178
Kansas City to Madison American, Alaska, United $298
Kansas City to Denver Frontier, United $128
Omaha to St Louis American, Alaska, United $264
Manhattan to Milwaukee American $500

Airlines Flying from Omaha to Chicago (OMA to CHI) Number of flights searched: 169Last modified: May 26, 2016 1:32 AM

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

Omaha 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 MSP / CVG X X X X X X
United - X X X X X X X
Southwest - X X X X X X X
Southwest DEN X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Omaha and Chicago, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Omaha to Chicago Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Omaha to Chicago?
Answer: The average Omaha to Chicago flight time is an hour and 39 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Omaha and Chicago?
Answer: The distance from Omaha to Chicago is 414 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Omaha to Chicago?
Answer: There are 74 direct flights from Omaha to Chicago.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Omaha to Chicago?
Answer: American Airlines provides 52% of the non-stop flights between Omaha and Chicago.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Omaha to Chicago?
Answer: Atlanta, GA
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