Flights
Hotels
From
To
1 traveler
Unsupported Browser!
Find Flights
Finding cheap flights is simple. More than 36 million people last year saved hundreds by using our flights tool.
Flights
Hotels
Round-trip
One-way
1 traveler
Unsupported Browser!
Find Flights
Finding cheap flights is simple. More than 36 million people last year saved hundreds by using our flights tool.
Did you mean flights from Chicago to Washington?

Cheap Flights from Washington to Chicago, IL, United States - WAS to CHI Last modified: Aug 29, 2016 2:06 AM

Popular flights from Washington to Chicago Last modified: Aug 29, 2016 2:06 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
WASCHI
Mon 8/29
nonstop
CHIWAS
Tue 8/30
nonstop
$137
Select
American
WASCHI
Mon 8/29
nonstop
CHIWAS
Thu 9/1
nonstop
$137
Select
American
WASCHI
Wed 8/31
nonstop
CHIWAS
Wed 9/7
nonstop
$137
Select
American
WASCHI
Wed 9/7
nonstop
CHIWAS
Sat 9/10
nonstop
$137
Select
American
WASCHI
Thu 9/8
nonstop
CHIWAS
Wed 9/14
nonstop
$137
Select
United
WASCHI
Wed 8/31
nonstop
CHIWAS
Wed 9/7
nonstop
$137
Select
United
WASCHI
Wed 9/7
nonstop
CHIWAS
Tue 9/13
nonstop
$137
Select
United
WASCHI
Wed 9/7
nonstop
CHIWAS
Sat 9/10
nonstop
$137
Select
United
WASCHI
Wed 9/7
nonstop
CHIWAS
Mon 9/12
nonstop
$137
Select
United
WASCHI
Thu 9/8
nonstop
CHIWAS
Sat 9/10
nonstop
$137
Select
Frontier
WASCHI
Tue 9/27
1 stop
CHIWAS
Tue 10/4
1 stop
$256
Select
Alaska
WASCHI
Fri 11/18
2 stops
CHIWAS
Mon 11/21
2 stops
$509
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 $137.

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 $137 $224
7-14 days $137 $184
14-21 days $137 $184
21-30 days $137 $184
30-60 days $137 $184
60-90 days $137 $184
90+ days $137 $184

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
$137 $137 $137 $137 $137 $137 $137

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
August Washington Chicago American 8/29/16 8/30/16 0 $137
September Washington Chicago American 9/7/16 9/10/16 0 $137
October Washington Chicago American 10/1/16 10/4/16 0 $137
November Washington Chicago American 11/1/16 11/5/16 0 $137
December Washington Chicago American 12/3/16 12/4/16 0 $137
January Washington Chicago American 1/7/17 1/9/17 0 $203
February Washington Chicago American 2/14/17 2/20/17 0 $201
March Washington Chicago United 3/7/17 3/21/17 0 $281

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
28 29 30 31 1 2 3
$217
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
$217 $137
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
$137 $137
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
$137 $137
25 26 27 28 29 30 1
$137 $137
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
$137

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 $283.

The average price for non-stop flights from Washington to Chicago is $137.

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 8 7 8 8 8 6 9 06:00 20:00
United 21 21 21 21 21 15 19 06:00 22:35

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 $150.

The average price for round trip flights from Washington to Chicago is $259.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Philadelphia to Chicago American, Delta, Frontier, United $107
Newark to Chicago American, JetBlue, Delta, United $147
Baltimore to Chicago American, Delta, Spirit, United $81
Pittsburgh to Chicago American, Delta, Frontier, United $67
Richmond to Chicago American, Delta, United $251
Norfolk to Chicago American, Delta, United $251
Harrisburg to Chicago American, Delta, United $254
Charlottesville to Chicago American, United $241
Roanoke to Chicago American, United $306
Allentown - Bethlehem - Easton to Chicago American, Delta, United $277
Atlantic City to ChicagoCheck Dates
Wilkes - Barre to Chicago American, Delta, United $275
Newport News to Chicago American, Delta $267
State College to Chicago American, Delta, United $309
Lynchburg to Chicago American $265
Salisbury - Ocean City to Chicago American $298
Williamsport to Chicago American $271
Morgantown to ChicagoCheck Dates
Staunton to ChicagoCheck Dates
Philadelphia to Atlanta American, Delta, Frontier, Spirit, United $107
Baltimore to Atlanta American, Delta, Spirit $80
Washington to New York American, JetBlue, Delta, United $137
Newark to Atlanta American, Alaska, Delta, Spirit, United $207
Washington to Atlanta American, Delta, United $117
Philadelphia to Milwaukee American, Delta, Frontier, United $135
Washington to Milwaukee American, Delta, United $193
Philadelphia to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, Spirit, United $98
Baltimore to Milwaukee American, Delta, United $193
Newark to Milwaukee American, Delta, United $183
Washington to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, United, Virgin America $94

Airlines Flying from Washington to Chicago (WAS to CHI) Number of flights searched: 248Last modified: Aug 29, 2016 2:06 AM

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 MSP X X X X X X X
Frontier DEN X X X X 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 ATL 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 8 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 193 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 72% of the non-stop flights between Washington and Chicago.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Washington to Chicago?
Answer: Atlanta, GA
Washington (WAS) To Chicago, IL (CHI) Flights: Cheap Flights From Washington To Chicago | FareCompare.