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Lincoln to Chicago Last modified: Sep 21, 2019 2:42 -04:00

We've scanned 48,195,047,545 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Chicago. Major Airlines & United frequently offer the best deals to Chicago flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Major Airlines
LNKCHI
Sat 11/16
1 stop
CHILNK
Mon 11/25
1 stop
$228
United
LNKCHI
Sat 10/12
nonstop
CHILNK
Tue 10/15
nonstop
$259

How Much is a Flight from Lincoln to Chicago?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Lincoln to Chicago, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $332.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Lincoln 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 think FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for tickets from Lincoln 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 Lincoln to Chicago?

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $393 $402
7-14 days $283 $292
14-21 days $259 $335
21-30 days $278 $319
30-60 days $259 $228
60-90 days $278 $287
90+ days $259 $268

Cheapest Day To Fly from Lincoln to Chicago

We've examined 57,595,778,181 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Lincoln to Chicago is Tuesday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$471$259$259$259$287$259$527

Compare Flight Prices from Lincoln to Chicago 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 Lincoln to Chicago flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
September Lincoln Chicago United 9/28/19 10/8/19 0 $326
October Lincoln Chicago United 10/3/19 10/5/19 0 $259
November Lincoln Chicago United 11/2/19 11/5/19 0 $259
December Lincoln Chicago United 12/30/19 1/2/20 0 $259
January Lincoln Chicago United 1/18/20 1/20/20 0 $259
February Lincoln Chicago United 2/10/20 2/20/20 0 $259
March Lincoln Chicago United 3/6/20 3/8/20 0 $345
April Lincoln Chicago United 4/12/20 4/18/20 0 $297

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Lincoln to Chicago

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
$393
29 30 1 2 3 4 5
$393 $259
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
$259 $259
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
$259 $308
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
$308 $271
27 28 29 30 31 1 2
$271

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Lincoln to Chicago

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 Lincoln to Chicago is $327.

The average price for direct flights from Lincoln to Chicago is $283.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Lincoln to Chicago - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
United 4 4 4 5 4 5 6 01:00 13:20

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Lincoln to Chicago

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 Lincoln 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 Lincoln to Chicago is $176.

The average price for round trip flights from Lincoln to Chicago is $283.

Lincoln to Chicago Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Lincoln to Chicago?
Answer: The average Lincoln to Chicago flight time is an hour and 47 minutes.
Question: How far is Chicago from Lincoln?
Answer: The distance from Lincoln to Chicago is 464 miles (746 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from Lincoln to Chicago?
Answer: There are 30 direct flights from Lincoln to Chicago.
Question: What are the most popular Lincoln airlines for direct flights from Lincoln to Chicago?
Answer: United Airlines provides 100% of the non-stop flights between Lincoln and Chicago.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Lincoln to Chicago?
Answer: Denver, CO

Airlines in Lincoln flying to Chicago Last modified: Sep 21, 2019 2:42 -04:00Number of routes searched: 48Number of itineraries searched: 46,167

Wondering which airlines fly out of Lincoln to Chicago? We've gathered the average price of Lincoln 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.

Lincoln to Chicago
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
United -
Major Airlines ATL
Major Airlines MSP
United DEN

Lincoln to Chicago Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Lincoln 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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