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Cheap Flights from Washington to Chicago, IL, United States - WAS to CHI Last modified: Jun 27, 2016 7:57 PM

Popular flights from Washington to Chicago Last modified: Jun 27, 2016 7:57 PM

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.

United
WASCHI
Wed 8/31
nonstop
CHIWAS
Sat 9/3
nonstop
$139
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United
WASCHI
Wed 9/7
nonstop
CHIWAS
Sun 9/11
nonstop
$139
Select
United
WASCHI
Thu 9/8
nonstop
CHIWAS
Sun 9/11
nonstop
$139
Select
United
WASCHI
Sat 10/22
nonstop
CHIWAS
Tue 10/25
nonstop
$139
Select
Frontier
WASCHI
Tue 8/2
nonstop
CHIWAS
Tue 8/9
nonstop
$143
Select
American
WASCHI
Wed 9/7
nonstop
CHIWAS
Thu 9/15
nonstop
$149
Select
American
WASCHI
Thu 10/20
nonstop
CHIWAS
Tue 10/25
nonstop
$149
Select
American
WASCHI
Sat 10/22
nonstop
CHIWAS
Tue 10/25
nonstop
$149
Select
Alaska
WASCHI
Mon 9/26
1 stop
CHIWAS
Tue 10/4
1 stop
$616
Select

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Washington to Chicago (WAS to CHI)?

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 $162.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Washington to Chicago (WAS to CHI)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane 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 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 Washington to Chicago

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $265 $304
7-14 days $197 $225
14-21 days $217 $205
21-30 days $188 $206
30-60 days $143 $215
60-90 days $139 $156
90+ days $81 $147

Cheapest Day To Fly from Washington to Chicago

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$188 $143 $139 $139 $188 $164 $167

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Washington to Chicago

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
June Washington Chicago United 6/30/16 7/13/16 0 $305
July Washington Chicago United 7/19/16 7/20/16 0 $188
August Washington Chicago United 8/31/16 9/3/16 0 $139
September Washington Chicago United 9/7/16 9/11/16 0 $139
October Washington Chicago American 10/28/16 10/31/16 0 $117
November Washington Chicago American 11/5/16 11/15/16 0 $81
December Washington Chicago United 12/2/16 12/3/16 1 $316
January Washington Chicago American 1/5/17 1/7/17 0 $347

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
$335
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
$335 $197
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
$197 $292
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
$292 $227
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
$227 $253
31 1 2 3 4 5 6
$253

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Washington to Chicago (WAS to CHI)

Your Washington 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 Washington to Chicago is $384.

The average price for non-stop flights from Washington to Chicago is $153.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Washington to Chicago
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 9 9 9 9 9 6 9 06:00 20:00
Frontier 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 21:25 21:25
United 21 21 21 21 21 14 18 06:00 22:10

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Washington to Chicago (WAS 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 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 $144.

The average price for round trip flights from Washington to Chicago is $322.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Philadelphia to Chicago American, Alaska, Frontier, United $87
Newark to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $124
Baltimore to Chicago American, Spirit, United $99
Pittsburgh to Chicago American, Alaska, Frontier, United $67
Richmond to Chicago American, United $257
Norfolk to Chicago American, United $311
Harrisburg to Chicago American, United $292
Charlottesville to Chicago American, United $313
Roanoke to Chicago American, United $282
Allentown - Bethlehem - Easton to Chicago American, United $311
Atlantic City to ChicagoCheck Dates
Wilkes - Barre to Chicago American, United $348
Newport News to Chicago American $295
State College to Chicago American, United $442
Lynchburg to Chicago American $359
Salisbury - Ocean City to Chicago American $406
Williamsport to Chicago American $302
Morgantown to ChicagoCheck Dates
Staunton to ChicagoCheck Dates
Philadelphia to Atlanta American, Frontier, Spirit, United $91
Baltimore to Atlanta American, Spirit, United $127
Washington to New York American, JetBlue, United $157
Newark to Atlanta American, United $168
Washington to Atlanta American, United $127
Philadelphia to Milwaukee American, Alaska, Frontier, United $107
Washington to Milwaukee American, United $250
Philadelphia to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, Spirit, United $98
Baltimore to Milwaukee American, United $233
Newark to Milwaukee American, Alaska, United $178
Washington to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, Frontier, United, Virgin America $98

Airlines Flying from Washington to Chicago (WAS to CHI) Number of flights searched: 241Last modified: Jun 27, 2016 7:58 PM

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

Washington to Chicago
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American - X X X X X X X
JetBlue BOS X X X X X X X
Delta DTW X X X X X X X
Frontier - X X X
United - X X X X X X X
United CLE X X X X X X X
Southwest - X X X X X X X
Southwest CMH X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

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

Washington to Chicago Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Washington to Chicago?
Answer: The average Washington to Chicago flight time is 2 hours and 9 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Washington and Chicago?
Answer: The distance from Washington to Chicago is 587 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Washington to Chicago?
Answer: There are 200 direct flights from Washington to Chicago.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Washington to Chicago?
Answer: United Airlines provides 68% of the non-stop flights between Washington and Chicago.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Washington to Chicago?
Answer: Detroit, MI
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