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Cheap Flights from Rochester to Chicago, IL, United States - ROC to CHI

Popular flights from Rochester to Chicago

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
Jun 8, 2016 Jun 15, 2016 $257
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 24, 2016 May 24, 2016 $266

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Rochester to Chicago (ROC to CHI)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Rochester to Chicago, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $268.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Rochester to Chicago (ROC to CHI)?

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

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $614 $584
7-14 days $272 $274
14-21 days $267 $274
21-30 days $266 $273
30-60 days $267 $274
60-90 days $277 $285
90+ days $267 $275

Cheapest Day To Fly from Rochester to Chicago

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$277 $266 $257 $272 $272 $267 $267

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Rochester to Chicago

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Rochester Chicago American 5/24/16 5/31/16 0 $266
June Rochester Chicago American 6/8/16 6/15/16 2 $257
July Rochester Chicago United 7/26/16 8/6/16 0 $277
August Rochester Chicago American 8/23/16 8/30/16 0 $267
September Rochester Chicago American 9/3/16 9/5/16 0 $272
October Rochester Chicago United 10/25/16 10/28/16 0 $272
November Rochester Chicago American 11/3/16 11/6/16 0 $277
February Rochester Chicago United 2/12/17 2/28/17 0 $284

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
$614
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
$614 $272
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
$272 $272
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
$272 $292
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$292 $271
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$271

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Rochester to Chicago (ROC to CHI)

Your Rochester 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 Rochester to Chicago is $274.

The average price for non-stop flights from Rochester to Chicago is $267.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Rochester to Chicago
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 4 4 4 4 4 3 4 07:30 18:09
United 3 3 3 3 3 2 3 05:45 17:22

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Rochester to Chicago (ROC 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 Rochester 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 Rochester to Chicago is $159.

The average price for round trip flights from Rochester to Chicago is $267.

Rochester to Chicago Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Rochester to Chicago?
Answer: The average Rochester to Chicago flight time is an hour and 58 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Rochester and Chicago?
Answer: The distance from Rochester to Chicago is 526 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Rochester to Chicago?
Answer: There are 47 direct flights from Rochester to Chicago.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Rochester to Chicago?
Answer: American Airlines provides 57% of the non-stop flights between Rochester and Chicago.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Rochester to Chicago?
Answer: Atlanta, GA

Airlines Flying from Rochester to Chicago (ROC to CHI)

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

Rochester to Chicago
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American - X X X X X X X
American BOS X X X X X X X
Delta MSP X X X X X X X
Delta DTW / CVG X X X X X X
United - X X X X X X X
United EWR X X X X X X X
Southwest MCO X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Rochester 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 Rochester - ROC

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Rochester to Atlanta American, JetBlue, United $290
Rochester to Milwaukee American, United $286

Cheap Domestic Flights to Chicago - CHI

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Buffalo to Chicago American, United $226
Syracuse to Chicago American, United $224
Albany to Chicago American, United $339
Wilkes - Barre to Chicago American, United $298
Binghamton to Chicago American, United $312
Elmira - Corning to Chicago American $382
Erie to Chicago United $255
State College to Chicago American, United $415
Ithaca to Chicago American, United $312
Buffalo to New York American, JetBlue $169
Buffalo to Atlanta American, United $289
Albany to Milwaukee American, United $274
Buffalo to Milwaukee American, United $292
Buffalo to Dallas - Ft Worth American, JetBlue, United $223

Cheap International Flights to Chicago - CHI

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Toronto to Chicago American, Air Canada, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, Porter, Air Transat, United, WestJet, Great Lakes $199
Ottawa to Chicago American, Air Canada, JetBlue, Spirit, Porter, United, WestJet, Great Lakes $318
London to Chicago American, Air Canada, United, WestJet $200
Kingston to Chicago Air Canada, United $667
Toronto to New York American, Air Canada, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, Porter, Air Transat, United, WestJet, Great Lakes $155
Toronto to Milwaukee American, Air Canada, Frontier, Porter, United, WestJet $325
Toronto to Atlanta American, Air Canada, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, Porter, Air Transat, United, WestJet $320
Toronto to Detroit American, Air Canada, JetBlue, Spirit, Porter, United, WestJet, Great Lakes $420
Ottawa to New York American, Air Canada, JetBlue, Frontier, Porter, United, WestJet, Great Lakes $251
Toronto to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Air Canada, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, Porter, Sun Country, United, WestJet $262
Toronto to St Louis American, Air Canada, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Porter, United, WestJet $343
Toronto to Washington American, Air Canada, Alaska, JetBlue, Porter, United, WestJet, Great Lakes $198
Toronto to South Bend Air Canada, United, WestJet Check Dates
Cheap Flights from Rochester to Chicago, IL, United States, from $257 Round trip from ROC to CHI