Cheap flights from Chicago (CHI) to Albany (ALB)

CHI — ALB
Jan 31 — Feb 71

The best prices from Chicago to Albany Intl are usually found in January or May, booked 60 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 2023: compare Chicago to Albany flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Albany.

CHI - ALB

Price

$303 - $431

ALB

Temperature

24.8 - 73.4 °F

ALB

Rainfall

2.2 - 3.7 inches

Popular inNovemberHigh demand for flights, 19% potential price rise
Cheapest inJanuaryBest time to find cheap flights, 13% potential price drop
Round-trip from$303From Chicago (CHI) to Albany Intl
One-way from$163One-way flight from Chicago (CHI) to Albany Intl

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 23% 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 24% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 61 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 $375 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $442 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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 $347 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $204. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of November. Opting for a January flight can save you 24% on your journey compared to booking in November

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 13% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Albany in January, February 2023

The best prices found for CHI to ALB flights for January, February
Feb 14 - Feb 15
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

ALB

Albany Intl

Nonstop

1h 57m
ALB

Albany Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

2h 31m
$236

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/23

Feb 14 - Feb 15
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

ALB

Albany Intl

1 stop

7h 00m
ALB

Albany Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

2h 31m
$244

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/23

Feb 13 - Feb 14
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

ALB

Albany Intl

Nonstop

1h 57m
ALB

Albany Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

2h 31m
$251

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/23

Chicago to Albany 2023 flight deals

Cheap flights to Albany from Chicago found for this year
Feb 14 - Feb 15
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

ALB

Albany Intl

Nonstop

1h 57m
ALB

Albany Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

2h 31m
$236

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/23

Feb 14 - Feb 15
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

ALB

Albany Intl

1 stop

7h 00m
ALB

Albany Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

2h 31m
$244

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/23

Apr 4 - Apr 12
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

ALB

Albany Intl

Nonstop

2h 04m
ALB

Albany Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

2h 25m
$250

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/25

Cheap United Airlines flights from Chicago to Albany

Feb 14 - Feb 15
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

ALB

Albany Intl

Nonstop

1h 57m
ALB

Albany Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

2h 31m
$236

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/23

Apr 4 - Apr 12
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

ALB

Albany Intl

Nonstop

2h 04m
ALB

Albany Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

2h 25m
$250

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/25

Feb 13 - Feb 14
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

ALB

Albany Intl

Nonstop

1h 57m
ALB

Albany Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

2h 31m
$251

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/23

Cheap Delta flights from Chicago to Albany

Feb 14 - Feb 15
MDW

Chicago Midway

ALB

Albany Intl

1 stop

6h 25m
ALB

Albany Intl

MDW

Chicago Midway

1 stop

4h 24m
$255

Delta

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/23

Mar 29 - Apr 1
MDW

Chicago Midway

ALB

Albany Intl

1 stop

5h 37m
ALB

Albany Intl

MDW

Chicago Midway

1 stop

3h 54m
$289

Delta

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/24

Feb 15 - Feb 16
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

ALB

Albany Intl

1 stop

4h 00m
ALB

Albany Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

4h 45m
$299

Delta

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/24

Non-stop flights to Albany from Chicago

Save time with Chicago to Albany direct flight deals
Feb 14 - Feb 15
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

ALB

Albany Intl

Nonstop

1h 57m
ALB

Albany Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

2h 31m
$236

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/23

Apr 4 - Apr 12
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

ALB

Albany Intl

Nonstop

2h 04m
ALB

Albany Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

2h 25m
$250

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/25

Feb 13 - Feb 14
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

ALB

Albany Intl

Nonstop

1h 57m
ALB

Albany Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

2h 31m
$251

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/23

Last minute flights from Chicago to Albany

Late deals on return flights to Albany from Chicago, departing today and this week
Feb 4 - Feb 11
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

ALB

Albany Intl

1 stop

8h 26m
ALB

Albany Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

15h 12m
$383

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/25

Feb 2 - Feb 10
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

ALB

Albany Intl

Nonstop

1h 53m
ALB

Albany Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

2h 40m
$403

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/24

Feb 2 - Feb 9
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

ALB

Albany Intl

Nonstop

2h 01m
ALB

Albany Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

5h 02m
$411

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/24

One-way flights to Albany from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Albany
Feb 1
MDW

Chicago Midway

ALB

Albany Intl

1 stop

21h 09m
$60

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/25

Feb 1
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

ALB

Albany Intl

1 stop

14h 49m
$61

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/25

Feb 8
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

ALB

Albany Intl

1 stop

15h 14m
$83

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/24

Reviews of Airlines Servicing Albany

Delta
7.9
Good
1,995 reviews

Food

7.2

Boarding

8.0

Comfort

7.9

Entertainment

7.8

Overall

7.9

Crew

8.5

Reviews

1 / 10

Loading process for Delta is lengthy - I always seam to be in the last group loading.

Delta
7.9
Good
1,995 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
1,995 reviews

Food

7.2

Boarding

8.0

Comfort

7.9

Entertainment

7.8

Overall

7.9

Crew

8.5

Reviews

1 / 10

Loading process for Delta is lengthy - I always seam to be in the last group loading.

United Airlines
7.6
Good
1,142 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
1,995 reviews

Food

7.2

Boarding

8.0

Comfort

7.9

Entertainment

7.8

Overall

7.9

Crew

8.5

Reviews

1 / 10

Loading process for Delta is lengthy - I always seam to be in the last group loading.

Southwest
7.5
Good
929 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
1,995 reviews

Food

7.2

Boarding

8.0

Comfort

7.9

Entertainment

7.8

Overall

7.9

Crew

8.5

Reviews

1 / 10

Loading process for Delta is lengthy - I always seam to be in the last group loading.

American Airlines
7.4
Good
1,666 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
1,995 reviews

Food

7.2

Boarding

8.0

Comfort

7.9

Entertainment

7.8

Overall

7.9

Crew

8.5

Reviews

1 / 10

Loading process for Delta is lengthy - I always seam to be in the last group loading.

Spirit Airlines
6.9
Okay
707 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
1,995 reviews

Food

7.2

Boarding

8.0

Comfort

7.9

Entertainment

7.8

Overall

7.9

Crew

8.5

Reviews

1 / 10

Loading process for Delta is lengthy - I always seam to be in the last group loading.

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Chicago to Albany flights.

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 10 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 $236, but on average you can expect to pay $263.

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 $296.

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 days are nonstop flights available from Chicago to Albany, New York?

Nonstop flights can be found on the following days: Thursday, Saturday.

How many flights depart from Chicago to Albany, New York on average per day?

On average, you can expect to see 6 flights from Chicago to Albany, New York a day.
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Chicago to Albany, New York?

Departing from Chicago to Albany, New York will take you 1h 57m. The distance from Chicago to Albany, New York is about 725 mi. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Currently priced at $236, 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 $253 and $255, respectively. These flights start at 32% 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?

$118 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 American Airlines and Delta, with prices starting from $126 and $128, respectively.

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 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: Air Wisconsin (83%), Republic Airways (82%), Air New Zealand (80%).

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

The cheapest flight price from Chicago to Albany, New York is $203. On average you can expect to pay $292. The most popular route, (Chicago O'Hare Intl - Albany Intl), can usually be booked for $250.

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

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.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Juneyao AirlinesCheapest$15Average$20FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time66%COVID-19 safety
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American AirlinesCheapest$167Average$381FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%COVID-19 safety
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United AirlinesCheapest$203Average$358FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Chicago to Albany

See what time of day planes typically take off from Chicago to Albany
1%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
7%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
92%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
0%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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
Sunday8daily flights
Monday13daily flights
Tuesday13daily flights
Wednesday13daily flights
Thursday11daily flights
Friday7daily flights
Saturday6daily flights
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