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Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Chicago to Washington, District of Columbia?

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 think FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for tickets from Chicago to Washington, District of Columbia 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 Chicago to Washington, District of Columbia?

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $255 $263
7-14 days $191 $207
14-21 days $79 $125
21-30 days $151 $98
30-60 days $79 $125
60-90 days $12,277 $125
90+ days $229 $188

Compare Flight Prices from Chicago to Washington, District of Columbia by Month

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 Chicago to Washington, District of Columbia flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
April Chicago Washington, District of Columbia United 4/27/21 5/4/21 0 $151
April Chicago Washington, District of Columbia United 4/15/21 4/22/21 0 $79
May Chicago Washington, District of Columbia American 5/5/21 5/8/21 0 $79
July Chicago Washington, District of Columbia Jet Air 7/2/21 7/5/21 0 $12,277
July Chicago Washington, District of Columbia United 7/29/21 8/2/21 1 $188
August Chicago Washington, District of Columbia Major Airlines 8/5/21 8/8/21 1 $195
September Chicago Washington, District of Columbia Major Airlines 9/10/21 9/12/21 1 $195
October Chicago Washington, District of Columbia Major Airlines 10/1/21 10/3/21 1 $195

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Chicago to Washington, District of Columbia

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

Next 30 Days

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$255
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$79
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Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Chicago to Washington, District of Columbia

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 Chicago to Washington, District of Columbia is $178.

The average price for direct flights from Chicago to Washington, District of Columbia is $12,277.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Chicago to Washington, District of Columbia - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 01:55 15:10
United 21 21 21 21 21 14 19 01:00 16:13

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Chicago to Washington, District of Columbia

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 Chicago to Washington, District of Columbia. 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 Chicago to Washington, District of Columbia is $59.

The average price for round trip flights from Chicago to Washington, District of Columbia is $12,277.

Chicago to Washington, District of Columbia Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Chicago to Washington, District of Columbia?
Answer: The average Chicago to Washington, District of Columbia flight time is an hour and 45 minutes.
Question: How far is Washington, District of Columbia from Chicago?
Answer: The distance from Chicago to Washington, District of Columbia is 587 miles (944 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from Chicago to Washington, District of Columbia?
Answer: There are 201 direct flights from Chicago to Washington, District of Columbia.
Question: What are the most popular Chicago airlines for direct flights from Chicago to Washington, District of Columbia?
Answer: United Airlines provides 68% of the non-stop flights between Chicago and Washington, District of Columbia.

Airlines in Chicago flying to Washington, District of Columbia Last modified: Apr 19, 2021 17:51 -04:00Number of routes searched: 0Number of itineraries searched: 0

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

Chicago to Washington, District of Columbia Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Chicago and Washington, District of Columbia. 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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Cheap Flights from Chicago to Washington, District of Columbia