Cheap flights from Chicago to Charleston (CHI - CHS)

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The best prices from Chicago to Charleston are usually found in January or October, booked 29 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Tuesday and return on a Thursday

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

All the information you need to plan the best CHI to CHS flight in 2022: compare Chicago to Charleston flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Charleston.
CHI - CHS
Price
$249 - $390
CHS
Temperature
48.2 - 82.4 °F
CHS
Rainfall
2.4 - 7.2 inches

Popular in

March

High demand for flights, 20% potential price rise

Cheapest in

January

Best time to find cheap flights, 20% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$249

From Chicago (CHI) to Charleston

One-way from

$148

One-way flight from Chicago (CHI) 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 Sunday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 32% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

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

To save up to 19% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 25 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 Charleston from $331 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $382 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

When flying from Chicago to Charleston, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the evening, which can drop the price by up to 94% versus a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Charleston in June, July 2022

The best prices found for CHI to CHS flights for June, July
16 Jul - 20 Jul
$238pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CHS
Charleston
CHS
Charleston
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
16 Jul - 18 Jul
$247pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CHS
Charleston
CHS
Charleston
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
20 Jul - 27 Jul
$248pp
MDW
Chicago Midway
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CHS
Charleston
CHS
Charleston
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MDW
Chicago Midway

Chicago to Charleston 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Charleston from Chicago found for this year
25 Aug - 29 Aug
$210pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CHS
Charleston
CHS
Charleston
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
15 Aug - 22 Aug
$215pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CHS
Charleston
CHS
Charleston
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
17 Aug - 22 Aug
$219pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CHS
Charleston
CHS
Charleston
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
1 Oct - 4 Oct
$220pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CHS
Charleston
CHS
Charleston
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
22 Aug - 25 Aug
$224pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CHS
Charleston
CHS
Charleston
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
24 Aug - 27 Aug
$229pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CHS
Charleston
CHS
Charleston
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
29 Jun - 4 Jul
$300pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CHS
Charleston
CHS
Charleston
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
4 Jul - 5 Jul
$304pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
CHS
Charleston
CHS
Charleston
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
29 Jun - 4 Jul
$307pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CHS
Charleston
CHS
Charleston
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to Charleston from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Charleston
12:58 pm - 8:11 pm
JetBlue
1 Stop
6h 13m
ORD - CHS
JetBlue
4:26 am - 3:56 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
10h 30m
MDW - CHS
Frontier
$152
Kiwi.com
4:00 pm - 4:23 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
11h 23m
MDW - CHS
Multiple Airlines
$156
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Chicago</span> to <span class="emphasized">Charleston</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Chicago to Charleston

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

For a flight from Chicago to Charleston, you will be flying into Charleston. Charleston (CHS) is just 10.2 mi from the center of the city. Charleston is the only Charleston airport and it handles 11 inbound flights from Chicago per day. 6 airlines have flights to Charleston from Chicago on a regular basis.

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

United Airlines, American Airlines, and Delta are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Chicago to Charleston for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Charleston for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $210, but on average you can expect to pay $233.

Are there nonstop flights from Chicago to Charleston for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Chicago to Charleston under $300. 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.

What days are nonstop flights available from Chicago to Charleston?

Nonstop flights can be found on the following days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday.

How many flights depart from Chicago to Charleston on average per day?

5 flight departures from Chicago to Charleston per day on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Chicago to Charleston?

Departing from Chicago to Charleston will take you 2h 18m. The distance between Chicago and Charleston is about 764 mi. 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?

Flying on United Airlines is currently your cheapest option to Charleston, with prices starting at $220. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by American Airlines and Delta, with the lowest prices starting at $235 and $238, respectively. You may be able to fly from Chicago to Charleston for 29% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with United Airlines, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $110. American Airlines flights start at $118 while deals on Delta start at $119 one-way.

What are the cheapest flights from Chicago to Charleston?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $88. While the most popular route (Chicago O'Hare Intl - Charleston) can be booked for $215 on average our data indicates $275 when flying from Chicago to Charleston.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Chicago to Charleston?

Major Airline, American Airlines and Alaska Airlines are the most popular airlines when flying from Chicago to Charleston.

What are the most reliable airlines from Chicago to Charleston?

No one likes to see their flight delayed. When booking a flight from Chicago to Charleston consider choosing SkyWest Airlines (100%), Qatar Airways (100%) or Alaska Airlines (90%) as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Charleston, SC

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

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

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

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

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

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

Returning to Chicago from Charleston

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

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

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Alternative routes for Chicago to Charleston

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

Destination information for Charleston

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Chicago to Charleston.
Flight duration from Chicago to CHS
2h 23m
Average temperature for June in Charleston
89.6 °F
Avg rainfall for June in Charleston
5.9 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing Charleston

Top 4 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
Juneyao Airlines
$13 $20 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
$119 $323 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$187 $335 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$233 $370 No cancel fee N/A

Hourly flight availability from Chicago to Charleston

See what time of day planes typically take off from Chicago towards Charleston.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 55% of CHI to CHS departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 38% of CHI to CHS departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 6% of CHI to CHS departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of CHI to CHS departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Chicago to Charleston
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Chicago to Charleston.
Sunday
9 daily flights
Monday
10 daily flights
Tuesday
15 daily flights
Wednesday
18 daily flights
Thursday
18 daily flights
Friday
9 daily flights
Saturday
4 daily flights
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