Cheap flights from Chicago to Albany (CHI - ALB)

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The best prices from Chicago to Albany Intl are usually found in January or October, booked 49 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Chicago (CHI) to Albany (ALB)

All the information you need to plan the best CHI to ALB flight in 2022: compare Chicago to Albany flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Albany.
CHI - ALB
Price
$244 - $410
ALB
Temperature
24.8 - 73.4 °F
ALB
Rainfall
2.2 - 3.7 inches

Popular in

July

High demand for flights, 20% potential price rise

Cheapest in

January

Best time to find cheap flights, 25% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$244

From Chicago (CHI) to Albany Intl

One-way from

$154

One-way flight from Chicago (CHI) to Albany Intl

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago to Albany, New York (CHI - ALB)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Chicago to Albany, New York in the morning. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 11% on your trip compared to booking a flight at noon.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Chicago to Albany, New York?

January is one of the best times of the year to fly to Albany, New York from Chicago. Prices for January average $327 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $177. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of July. Opting for a January flight can save you 25% on your journey compared to booking in July

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Chicago to Albany, New York?

Travelers have found that booking a Monday departure is the best way to save up to 15% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Chicago to Albany, New York?

To save up to 25% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 49 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Chicago to Albany, New York from $384 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $415 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Albany in August, September 2022

The best prices found for CHI to ALB flights for August, September
17 Aug - 23 Aug
$242pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ALB
Albany Intl
ALB
Albany Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
17 Aug - 23 Aug
$249pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ALB
Albany Intl
ALB
Albany Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
23 Aug - 30 Aug
$251pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ALB
Albany Intl
ALB
Albany Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to Albany 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Albany from Chicago found for this year
17 Aug - 23 Aug
$242pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ALB
Albany Intl
ALB
Albany Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
28 Oct - 30 Oct
$247pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ALB
Albany Intl
ALB
Albany Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
17 Aug - 23 Aug
$249pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ALB
Albany Intl
ALB
Albany Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Cheap American Airlines flights from Chicago to Albany

17 Aug - 23 Aug
$249pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ALB
Albany Intl
ALB
Albany Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
23 Aug - 30 Aug
$257pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ALB
Albany Intl
ALB
Albany Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
14 Sep - 20 Sep
$258pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ALB
Albany Intl
ALB
Albany Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Cheap United Airlines flights from Chicago to Albany

17 Aug - 23 Aug
$242pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ALB
Albany Intl
ALB
Albany Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
23 Aug - 30 Aug
$251pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ALB
Albany Intl
ALB
Albany Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
13 Sep - 24 Sep
$273pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ALB
Albany Intl
ALB
Albany Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Non-stop flights to Albany from Chicago

Save time with Chicago to Albany direct flight deals
17 Aug - 23 Aug
$242pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ALB
Albany Intl
ALB
Albany Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
26 Aug - 3 Sep
$258pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ALB
Albany Intl
ALB
Albany Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
4 Sep - 5 Sep
$268pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ALB
Albany Intl
ALB
Albany Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Last minute flights from Chicago to Albany

Late deals on round-trip flights to Albany from Chicago, departing today and this week
12 Aug - 17 Aug
$324pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ALB
Albany Intl
ALB
Albany Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
12 Aug - 16 Aug
$331pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ALB
Albany Intl
ALB
Albany Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
11 Aug - 17 Aug
$339pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ALB
Albany Intl
ALB
Albany Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to Albany Intl from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Albany
3:40 pm - 4:03 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
23h 23m
ORD - ALB
Multiple Airlines
$154
Kiwi.com
4:59 pm - 4:03 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
22h 04m
ORD - ALB
Frontier
$155
Kiwi.com
1:45 pm - 7:05 pm
Delta
1 Stop
4h 20m
MDW - ALB
Delta
$159
Delta

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Flight FAQs

From Chicago to Albany

What airport do you fly into for flights to Albany from Chicago?

Albany Intl (ALB) is the airport you will fly into if you book a flight from Chicago to Albany. You should not have trouble finding flights to Albany Intl from Chicago; the airport handles an average of 18 inbound flights from Chicago per day. You should also have plenty of airline options to choose from since 4 airlines have flights to the Albany airport from Chicago. It is only a 7.4 mi journey from Albany Intl (ALB) to Albany’s city center.

Which airlines flying from Chicago to Albany Intl have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like United Airlines, American Airlines, and Juneyao Airlines flying from Chicago to Albany Intl have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from Chicago to Albany, New York for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Albany, New York for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on United Airlines for just $242, but on average you can expect to pay $267.

Are there nonstop flights from Chicago to Albany, New York for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Chicago to Albany, New York under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Chicago to Albany, New York is less than $314.

Are there last-minute flights available from Chicago to Albany, New York for under $400?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Chicago to Albany, New York within the next 7 days for less than $400.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Chicago to Albany, New York round-trip?

Currently priced at $242, United Airlines will fly you from Chicago to Albany, New York and back. In addition to United Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from American Airlines and Delta - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $249 and $260, respectively. These flights start at 25% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Chicago to Albany, New York one-way?

$106 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from United Airlines. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Frontier and American Airlines, with prices starting from $106 and $129, respectively.

What are the most reliable airlines from Chicago to Albany, New York?

Looking for the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time? Our data shows these are most likely to get you from Chicago to Albany, New York on time: Envoy Air (100%), Qatar Airways (90%), ANA (90%).

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Chicago to Albany, New York?

When booking a flight from Chicago to Albany, New York, you may want to consider flying on American Airlines, Delta or Juneyao Airlines as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the cheapest flights from Chicago to Albany, New York?

The cheapest flight price from Chicago to Albany, New York is $76. On average you can expect to pay $303. The most popular route, (Chicago O'Hare Intl - Albany Intl), can usually be booked for $247.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Albany, NY

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Albany from Chicago?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Albany Intl within the United States

Most visitors from Chicago need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Albany Intl.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Chicago are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Albany Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Chicago are not required to quarantine after entering Albany Intl.

Do I need a test to fly back to Chicago from Albany?

Returning to Chicago from Albany Intl

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Albany Intl are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Chicago.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Albany Intl are not required to quarantine after entering Chicago.

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Alternative routes for Chicago to Albany

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Top 3 airlines flying from Chicago to Albany Intl

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Chicago to Albany choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Juneyao Airlines
$15 $24 No cancel fee 66%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Juneyao Airlines. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

American Airlines
$108 $366 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$184 $323 No cancel fee 69%

Hourly flight availability from Chicago to Albany

See what time of day planes typically take off from Chicago towards Albany.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 53% of CHI to ALB departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 36% of CHI to ALB departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 10% of CHI to ALB departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of CHI to ALB departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Chicago to Albany
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Chicago to Albany.
Sunday
13 daily flights
Monday
21 daily flights
Tuesday
21 daily flights
Wednesday
21 daily flights
Thursday
20 daily flights
Friday
21 daily flights
Saturday
9 daily flights