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Flights from Washington to Chicago, United States Last modified: Dec 5, 2016 3:15 -05:00

Washington to Chicago Last modified: Dec 5, 2016 3:15 -05:00Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've scanned 22,736,586,123 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from Washington to Chicago. United & American frequently offer the best deals on Washington to Chicago flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

United
WASCHI
Wed 1/4
nonstop
CHIWAS
Tue 1/10
nonstop
$121
American
WASCHI
Wed 3/22
nonstop
CHIWAS
Tue 3/28
nonstop
$127
Alaska
WASCHI
Wed 2/8
2 stops
CHIWAS
Tue 2/14
2 stops
$355

How Much is a Flight from Washington to Chicago? Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Washington to Chicago, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $130.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Washington to Chicago?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we thinking FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for tickets from Washington to Chicago based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should I book tickets from Washington to Chicago? Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from Washington to Chicago.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $137 $284
7-14 days $135 $177
14-21 days $162 $177
21-30 days $121 $177
30-60 days $121 $218
60-90 days $121 $218
90+ days $127 $218

Cheapest Day To Fly from Washington to Chicago Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've examined 22,742,432,069 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Washington to Chicago is Tuesday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$131 $121 $121 $134 $134 $134 $131

Compare Flight Prices from Washington to Chicago by Month Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for Washington to Chicago flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
December Washington Chicago United 12/28/16 1/4/17 0 $131
January Washington Chicago United 1/4/17 1/10/17 0 $121
February Washington Chicago United 2/8/17 2/8/17 0 $121
March Washington Chicago American 3/22/17 3/28/17 0 $127
April Washington Chicago American 4/4/17 4/5/17 0 $127
May Washington Chicago American 5/6/17 5/10/17 1 $224
June Washington Chicago American 6/6/17 6/13/17 1 $229
July Washington Chicago American 7/25/17 7/27/17 1 $241

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Washington to Chicago Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Washington to Chicago. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
$162
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
$162 $137
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
$137 $285
25 26 27 28 29 30 31
$285 $190
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
$190 $134
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
$134

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Washington to Chicago Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose 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 Washington to Chicago is $231.

The average price for direct flights from Washington to Chicago is $237.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Washington to Chicago - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 6 6 6 6 6 6 8 06:00 20:12
United 25 23 20 23 22 10 16 06:00 22:30
Southwest 12 18 18 12 12 5 7 06:00 20:25

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Washington to Chicago Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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 Washington 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 Washington to Chicago is $94.

The average price for round trip flights from Washington to Chicago is $186.

Washington to Chicago Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Washington to Chicago?
Answer: The average Washington to Chicago flight time is 2 hours and 13 minutes.
Question: How far is Chicago from Washington?
Answer: The distance from Washington to Chicago is 587 miles (944 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from Washington to Chicago?
Answer: There are 198 direct flights from Washington to Chicago.
Question: What are the most popular Washington airlines for direct flights from Washington to Chicago?
Answer: United Airlines provides 57% of the non-stop flights between Washington and Chicago.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Washington to Chicago?
Answer: Newark, NJ

Airlines in Washington flying to Chicago Last modified: Dec 5, 2016 3:15 -05:00Number of routes searched: 477Number of itineraries searched: 1,048,573

Wondering which airlines fly out of Washington to Chicago? We've gathered the average price of Washington airlines with flights to Chicago. Different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary showing which days of the week individual carriers offer flights for the next 30 days.

Washington to Chicago
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American -
United -
American BNA
American CLT
American DFW
American JFK
Alaska LAX
Alaska SAN
Alaska SEA
JetBlue BOS
JetBlue FLL
JetBlue JFK
Delta ATL
Delta DTW
Delta MSP
Delta CVG
Delta JFK
United EWR
United IAH
United CLE
United DEN
Virgin America LAX
Virgin America SFO

Washington to Chicago Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Washington and Chicago. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

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