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Cheap Flights from Raleigh - Durham to Chicago, IL, United States - RDU to CHI

Popular flights from Raleigh - Durham 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 26, 2016 May 3, 2016 $195
Frontier Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Apr 20, 2016 Apr 27, 2016 $128
Apr 20, 2016 Apr 30, 2016 $128
Apr 27, 2016 May 4, 2016 $128
Apr 30, 2016 May 11, 2016 $128
Apr 30, 2016 May 7, 2016 $128
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Apr 20, 2016 Apr 30, 2016 $183
Apr 20, 2016 Apr 27, 2016 $183
Apr 27, 2016 May 4, 2016 $183
Apr 30, 2016 May 11, 2016 $183
Apr 30, 2016 May 7, 2016 $183

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Raleigh - Durham to Chicago (RDU to CHI)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Raleigh - Durham to Chicago, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $173.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Raleigh - Durham to Chicago (RDU to CHI)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Raleigh - Durham 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 Raleigh - Durham to Chicago

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $462 $353
7-14 days $275 $282
14-21 days $197 $206
21-30 days $203 $210
30-60 days $201 $209
60-90 days $128 $194
90+ days $128 $197

Cheapest Day To Fly from Raleigh - Durham to Chicago

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$201 $195 $128 $190 $158 $128 $215

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Raleigh - Durham to Chicago

The chart below shows the lowest fare by month when flying from Raleigh - Durham to Chicago.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
February Raleigh - Durham Chicago United 2/29/16 3/7/16 0 $204
March Raleigh - Durham Chicago United 3/2/16 3/9/16 0 $197
April Raleigh - Durham Chicago Frontier 4/20/16 4/27/16 0 $128
May Raleigh - Durham Chicago Frontier 5/4/16 5/11/16 0 $128
June Raleigh - Durham Chicago United 6/2/16 6/6/16 0 $198
July Raleigh - Durham Chicago Frontier 7/27/16 8/1/16 0 $191
August Raleigh - Durham Chicago Frontier 8/1/16 8/8/16 0 $198
September Raleigh - Durham Chicago American 9/22/16 9/26/16 0 $268

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
$427
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
$427 $270
28 29 1 2 3 4 5
$270 $203
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
$203 $230
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
$230 $225
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
$225

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Raleigh - Durham to Chicago (RDU to CHI)

Your Raleigh - Durham 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 Raleigh - Durham to Chicago is $204.

The average price for non-stop flights from Raleigh - Durham to Chicago is $180.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Raleigh - Durham to Chicago
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 06:30 17:50
United 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 07:00 18:20

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Raleigh - Durham to Chicago (RDU 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 Raleigh - Durham 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 Raleigh - Durham to Chicago is $83.

The average price for round trip flights from Raleigh - Durham to Chicago is $180.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Charlotte to Chicago American, Frontier, United $95
Richmond to Chicago American, United $217
Norfolk to Chicago American, United $243
Myrtle Beach to Chicago American, Spirit, United $97
Columbia to Chicago American, United $279
Charlottesville to Chicago American, United $281
Wilmington to Chicago American $239
Greensboro - High Point to Chicago American, United $253
Roanoke to Chicago American, United $288
Jacksonville to Chicago American $240
Fayetteville to Chicago American, United $178
Newport News to Chicago American $319
Florence to Chicago American $261
Lynchburg to Chicago American $353
Greenville to Chicago American $436
New Bern to Chicago American $247
Charlotte to New York American, JetBlue, United $126
Charlotte to Milwaukee American, United $266
Raleigh - Durham to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $171
Charlotte to Atlanta American $189
Charlotte to Detroit American, United $309
Raleigh - Durham to Atlanta American, Frontier $86
Raleigh - Durham to Milwaukee American, Alaska, United $312
Charlotte to Dallas - Ft Worth American, United $195
Richmond to Atlanta American, Alaska, United $212
Charlotte to Indianapolis American, United $253
Charlotte to St Louis American, United $332
Norfolk to Atlanta American, United $283
Charlotte to South Bend American, United $427
Richmond to Milwaukee American, United $235

Airlines Flying from Raleigh - Durham to Chicago (RDU to CHI)

Below are the different airlines that fly from Raleigh - Durham 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 Raleigh - Durham to Chicago.

Raleigh - Durham 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 MSP X X X X 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 STL X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

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

Raleigh - Durham to Chicago Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Raleigh - Durham to Chicago?
Answer: The average Raleigh - Durham to Chicago flight time is 2 hours and 19 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Raleigh - Durham and Chicago?
Answer: The distance from Raleigh - Durham to Chicago is 645 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Raleigh - Durham to Chicago?
Answer: There are 49 direct flights from Raleigh - Durham to Chicago.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Raleigh - Durham to Chicago?
Answer: United Airlines provides 57% of the non-stop flights between Raleigh - Durham and Chicago.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Raleigh - Durham to Chicago?
Answer: Atlanta, GA
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