Cheap flights from Chicago (CHI) to Calgary (YYC)

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The best prices from Chicago to Calgary are usually found in January or March, booked 23 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Thursday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Chicago (CHI) to Calgary (YYC)

CHI - YYC
Price
$174 - $334
YYC
Temperature
30.2 - 77 °F
YYC
Rainfall
0.4 - 4.4 inches

Popular in

September

High demand for flights, 21% potential price rise

Cheapest in

January

Best time to find cheap flights, 34% potential price drop

Average price

$219

Average for round-trip flights in February 2021

Round-trip from

$174

From Chicago to Calgary

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Chicago to Calgary?

Departing on a Tuesday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 26% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Chicago to Calgary?

Find a great deal and save up to 9% by booking at least 61 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Chicago to Calgary within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $311.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago to Calgary (CHI - YYC)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Chicago to Calgary in the afternoon. Doing so could potentially save you 32% on the flight price compared to flying in the evening, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Calgary in February, March 2021

12 Mar - 17 Mar
$373pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
YYC
Calgary
YYC
Calgary
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
24 Mar - 31 Mar
$378pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
YYC
Calgary
YYC
Calgary
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
26 Mar - 2 Apr
$380pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
YYC
Calgary
YYC
Calgary
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to Calgary 2021 flight deals

30 Apr - 4 May
$329pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
YYC
Calgary
YYC
Calgary
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
8 Sep - 12 Sep
$352pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
YYC
Calgary
YYC
Calgary
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
13 Jun - 20 Jun
$355pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
YYC
Calgary
YYC
Calgary
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Non-stop flights to Calgary from Chicago

13 Jun - 20 Jun
$355pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
YYC
Calgary
YYC
Calgary
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
6 May - 14 May
$356pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
YYC
Calgary
YYC
Calgary
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
1 Jul - 31 Jul
$369pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
YYC
Calgary
YYC
Calgary
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to Calgary from Chicago

2:00 am - 8:46 am
United Airlines
1 Stop
7h 46m
ORD - YYC
United Airlines
$238
United
6:20 am - 3:15 pm
American Airlines
1 Stop
9h 55m
ORD - YYC
American Airlines
2:00 am - 5:29 pm
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
16h 29m
ORD - YYC
Multiple Airlines
$395
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Flight FAQs

From Chicago to Calgary

Are flight prices decreasing from Chicago to Calgary due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both Chicago and Calgary for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Chicago to Calgary to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Alaska Airlines and Delta to help keep travelers safe while flying. New policies for travelers booking flights from Chicago to Calgary include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitization, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from Chicago to Calgary that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are United Airlines, American Airlines, and Frontier. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Chicago to Calgary for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Calgary for under $400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $329, but on average you can expect to pay $366.

Are there nonstop flights from Chicago to Calgary for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 4 direct flights from Chicago to Calgary under $400. A good price for a nonstop flight from Chicago to Calgary is less than $365.

Is Chicago weather warmer or cooler than Calgary?

Expect the weather to be around 84 °F on average in July. As the temperature peaks, try to get your plans done early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. The climate in Calgary is generally colder than in Chicago.

How long is the flight from Chicago to Calgary?

American Airlines and Delta can get you from Chicago to Calgary in just under 3h 48m. Your travel time can differ by up to 2h 09m. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Chicago to Calgary round-trip?

Currently priced at $355, American Airlines will fly you from Chicago to Calgary and back. In addition to American Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Chicago to Calgary one-way?

For one-way options, check prices for Delta. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $166. Users have also found prices from $171 and $238 on Delta and American Airlines, respectively.

Destination information for Calgary

Today's exchange rate
$1 = C$ 1.26
Flight duration
3h 33m
Average temperature for February in Calgary
35.6 °F
Avg rainfall for February in Calgary
0.4 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing Calgary

Top 8 airlines flying from Chicago to Calgary

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Frontier
$80 $229 No cancel fee 62%
American Airlines
$146 $277 No cancel fee 71%
WestJet
$167 $292 No cancel fee 60%
Alaska Airlines
$180 $320 No cancel fee 75%
Air Canada
$144 $364 No cancel fee 67%
United Airlines
$137 $368 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$140 $396 No cancel fee N/A
Interjet
$333 $503 No cancel fee 68%
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