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Cheap Flights from Pittsburgh to Chicago, IL, United States - PIT to CHI Last modified: May 28, 2016 7:43 AM

Popular flights from Pittsburgh to Chicago Last modified: May 28, 2016 7:43 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 9, 2016 Aug 13, 2016 $196
Frontier Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 23, 2016 Aug 30, 2016 $68
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 9, 2016 Aug 13, 2016 $196

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Pittsburgh to Chicago (PIT to CHI)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Pittsburgh to Chicago, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $176.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Pittsburgh to Chicago (PIT to CHI)?

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

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $392 $350
7-14 days $402 $355
14-21 days $140 $208
21-30 days $140 $266
30-60 days $130 $207
60-90 days $68 $203
90+ days $88 $238

Cheapest Day To Fly from Pittsburgh to Chicago

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$261 $68 $231 $100 $208 $246 $118

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$392
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$392 $402
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$402 $140
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$140 $271
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
$271 $140
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
$140

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Pittsburgh to Chicago (PIT to CHI)

Your Pittsburgh 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 Pittsburgh to Chicago is $205.

The average price for non-stop flights from Pittsburgh to Chicago is $164.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Pittsburgh to Chicago
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 6 6 6 6 6 3 6 05:42 20:15
Frontier 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 15:25 15:25
United 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 06:20 19:20

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Pittsburgh to Chicago (PIT 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 Pittsburgh 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 Pittsburgh to Chicago is $83.

The average price for round trip flights from Pittsburgh to Chicago is $164.

Pittsburgh to Chicago Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Pittsburgh to Chicago?
Answer: The average Pittsburgh to Chicago flight time is an hour and 36 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Pittsburgh and Chicago?
Answer: The distance from Pittsburgh to Chicago is 411 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Pittsburgh to Chicago?
Answer: There are 84 direct flights from Pittsburgh to Chicago.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Pittsburgh to Chicago?
Answer: United Airlines provides 50% of the non-stop flights between Pittsburgh and Chicago.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Pittsburgh to Chicago?
Answer: Atlanta, GA

Airlines Flying from Pittsburgh to Chicago (PIT to CHI) Number of flights searched: 204Last modified: May 28, 2016 7:43 AM

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

Pittsburgh to Chicago
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American - X X X X X X X
American CLT X X X X X X X
Delta JFK X X X X X X X
Delta DTW / CVG X X X X X X
Frontier - X X X
United - X X X X X X X
United IAD X X X X X X X
Southwest - X X X X X X X
Southwest BWI X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Pittsburgh 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 from Pittsburgh - PIT

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Pittsburgh to Milwaukee American, Primair, United $323
Pittsburgh to New York American, JetBlue $299

Cheap Domestic Flights to Chicago - CHI

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Washington to Chicago American, Alaska, Frontier, United $98
Baltimore to Chicago American, Spirit, United $106
Columbus to Chicago American, United $191
Cleveland to Chicago American, United $193
Buffalo to Chicago American, United $227
Akron - Canton to Chicago United $237
Harrisburg to Chicago American, United $355
Charlottesville to Chicago American, United $313
Charleston to Chicago United $397
Elmira - Corning to Chicago American $352
Erie to Chicago United $261
State College to Chicago American, United $437
Huntington to Chicago American $452
Baltimore to Atlanta American, Spirit, United $147
Washington to New York American, JetBlue, United $162
Washington to Atlanta American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $147
Washington to Milwaukee American, United $217
Baltimore to Milwaukee American, United $240
Washington to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, United, Virgin America $202
Baltimore to Dallas - Ft Worth American, JetBlue, Spirit, United $177
Washington to Detroit American, United $147
Baltimore to Detroit American, Spirit, United $135
Cleveland to Milwaukee American, United $355
Buffalo to New York American, JetBlue, United $162
Buffalo to Atlanta American, United $201
Washington to Madison American, Alaska, United $216

Cheap International Flights to Chicago - CHI

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
London to Chicago American, Air Canada, Spirit, Porter, United, WestJet $201
Windsor to Chicago Air Canada, Porter, United, WestJet $316
Cheap Flights from Pittsburgh to Chicago, IL, United States, from $68 Round trip from PIT to CHI