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The best prices from Chicago to Charleston are usually found in August or July, booked 28 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Saturday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Chicago (CHI) to Charleston (CHS)

CHI - CHS
Price
$168 - $320
CHS
Temperature
62.6 - 91.4 °F
CHS
Rainfall
2.5 - 6.7 inches

Popular in

February

High demand for flights, 17% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 36% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$168

From Chicago to Charleston

One-way from

$120

One-way flight from Chicago to Charleston

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 Charleston?

Departing on a Monday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 23% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 61 days in advance to save up to 33% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 61 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Chicago to Charleston 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $368, or $476 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Chicago to Charleston?

Our data shows that August tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Charleston from Chicago. Users have commonly found prices around $340 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $184. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago to Charleston (CHI - CHS)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Chicago to Charleston in the morning. Doing so could potentially save you 5% on the flight price compared to flying at noon, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Charleston in January, February 2021

The best prices found for CHI to CHS flights for January, February
19 Feb - 19 Feb
$118pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
CHS
Charleston AFB-Municipal
CHS
Charleston AFB-Municipal
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
14 Feb - 14 Feb
$128pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
CHS
Charleston AFB-Municipal
CHS
Charleston AFB-Municipal
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
18 Feb - 24 Feb
$181pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CHS
Charleston AFB-Municipal
CHS
Charleston AFB-Municipal
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to Charleston 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Charleston from Chicago found for this year
19 Feb - 19 Feb
$118pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
CHS
Charleston AFB-Municipal
CHS
Charleston AFB-Municipal
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
14 Feb - 14 Feb
$128pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
CHS
Charleston AFB-Municipal
CHS
Charleston AFB-Municipal
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
18 Feb - 24 Feb
$181pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CHS
Charleston AFB-Municipal
CHS
Charleston AFB-Municipal
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Non-stop flights to Charleston from Chicago

Save time with Chicago to Charleston direct flight deals
24 Feb - 1 Mar
$199pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CHS
Charleston AFB-Municipal
CHS
Charleston AFB-Municipal
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
5 Mar - 8 Mar
$219pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
CHS
Charleston AFB-Municipal
CHS
Charleston AFB-Municipal
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
24 May - 29 May
$225pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CHS
Charleston AFB-Municipal
CHS
Charleston AFB-Municipal
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Last minute flights from Chicago to Charleston

Late deals on round-trip flights to Charleston from Chicago, departing today and this week
30 Jan - 1 Feb
$251pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CHS
Charleston AFB-Municipal
CHS
Charleston AFB-Municipal
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
30 Jan - 1 Feb
$266pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CHS
Charleston AFB-Municipal
CHS
Charleston AFB-Municipal
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
30 Jan - 1 Feb
$275pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
CHS
Charleston AFB-Municipal
CHS
Charleston AFB-Municipal
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to Charleston from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Charleston
5:50 am - 9:07 am
United Airlines
Nonstop
2h 17m
ORD - CHS
United Airlines
$120
United
12:30 am - 5:39 am
American Airlines
1 Stop
4h 09m
ORD - CHS
American Airlines
1:00 am - 11:36 am
Delta
2 Stops
9h 36m
MDW - CHS
Delta
$133
Delta

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Chicago to Charleston

Are flight prices decreasing from Chicago to Charleston 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 Charleston 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 Charleston AFB-Municipal to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Delta is one of them. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitizing their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travelers safer while flying from Chicago to Charleston AFB-Municipal. Policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from Chicago to Charleston AFB-Municipal have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

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

Can I find flights from Chicago to Charleston for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Charleston for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on American Airlines for just $118, but on average you can expect to pay $187.

Are there nonstop flights from Chicago to Charleston for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Chicago to Charleston under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Chicago to Charleston is less than $261.

Are there last-minute flights available from Chicago to Charleston for under $300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Chicago to Charleston within the next 7 days for less than $300.

Is Chicago weather warmer or cooler than Charleston?

Expect the weather to be around 91 °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 Charleston is generally hotter than in Chicago.

How long is the flight from Chicago to Charleston?

Departing from Chicago to Charleston will take you 2h 02m. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Chicago to Charleston round-trip?

American Airlines, at $118, was found to be the cheapest airline from Chicago to Charleston.Alternate airlines to your destination round-trip include United Airlines and Delta. Users have found that American Airlines is 55% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $100 on United Airlines. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include American Airlines from $107 and Delta from $109 one-way.

Alternative routes for Chicago to Charleston

Destination information for Charleston

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Chicago to Charleston
Flight duration
2h 21m
Average temperature for January in Charleston
62.6 °F
Avg rainfall for January in Charleston
4.1 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing Charleston

Top 3 airlines flying from Chicago to Charleston

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Chicago to Charleston 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
American Airlines
$108 $256 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$118 $311 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$120 $316 No cancel fee N/A

Hourly flight availability from Chicago to Charleston

Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 96% of CHI to CHS departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 3% of CHI to CHS departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of CHI to CHS departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of CHI to CHS departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Chicago to Charleston
Sunday
8 daily flights
Monday
5 daily flights
Tuesday
5 daily flights
Wednesday
5 daily flights
Thursday
8 daily flights
Friday
12 daily flights
Saturday
7 daily flights
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