Cheap flights from Arlington to Chicago (WAS - CHI)

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The best prices from Arlington to Chicago are usually found in August or July, booked 1 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Tuesday and return on a Saturday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Arlington (WAS) to Chicago (CHI)

All the information you need to plan the best WAS to CHI flight in 2021: compare Arlington to Chicago flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Chicago.
WAS - CHI
Price
$157 - $269
CHI
Temperature
33.8 - 84.2 °F
CHI
Rainfall
0.7 - 4.3 inches

Popular in

November

High demand for flights, 16% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 30% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$157

From Arlington to Chicago

One-way from

$75

One-way flight from Arlington to Chicago

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 Arlington to Chicago?

Users have found that flying from Arlington to Chicago on a Thursday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

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

To save up to 10% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 20 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Arlington to Chicago from $137 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $157 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

Our data shows that April tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Chicago from Arlington. Users have commonly found prices around $135 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $33. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Arlington to Chicago (WAS - CHI)?

It’s optimal to fly from Arlington to Chicago in the evening. By choosing this option you can save up to 29% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight at noon.

Cheap flights from Arlington to Chicago in May, June 2021

The best prices found for WAS to CHI flights for May, June
16 Jun - 30 Jun
$97pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
30 Jun - 6 Jul
$98pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
22 Jun - 29 Jun
$110pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington

Arlington to Chicago 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Arlington found for this year
10 Aug - 18 Aug
$58pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
17 Aug - 20 Aug
$67pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
17 Aug - 20 Aug
$70pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington

Non-stop flights to Chicago from Arlington

Save time with Arlington to Chicago direct flight deals
10 Aug - 18 Aug
$58pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
17 Aug - 20 Aug
$67pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
17 Aug - 20 Aug
$70pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington

Last minute flights from Arlington to Chicago

Late deals on round-trip flights to Chicago from Arlington, departing today and this week
26 May - 9 Jun
$124pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
25 May - 26 May
$148pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
25 May - 26 May
$153pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington

One-way flights to Chicago from Arlington

The cheapest one-way flights from Arlington to Chicago
11:49 am - 7:49 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
21h 00m
BWI - ORD
Multiple Airlines
$75
Kiwi.com
6:45 am - 7:47 am
United Airlines
Nonstop
2h 02m
BWI - ORD
United Airlines
$79
United
11:49 am - 4:37 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
29h 48m
BWI - ORD
Frontier
$81
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Arlington to Chicago

Are flight prices decreasing from Washington to Chicago 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 Washington and Chicago 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.

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

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

Can I find flights from Arlington to Chicago for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Arlington to Chicago for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $58, but on average you can expect to pay $93.

Are there nonstop flights from Arlington to Chicago for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Arlington to Chicago under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Arlington to Chicago is less than $108.

Are there last-minute flights available from Arlington to Chicago for under $200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Arlington to Chicago within the next 7 days for less than $200.

What days are nonstop flights available from Washington to Chicago?

Days when nonstop flights are available for this flight are: Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

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

On average, you can expect to see 12 flights from Washington to Chicago a day.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 17% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Noon) - 42% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 8% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 33% of flight departures

Is Washington weather warmer or cooler than Chicago?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 90 °F range in July. The weather in Chicago is generally colder than Washington's. As flight availability is subject to become more limited as peak season approaches it is ideal to book in a timely manner.

How long is the flight from Arlington to Chicago?

A quick flight from Arlington to Chicago can take about 2h 02m. United Airlines provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $157. The distance from Arlington to Chicago is about 590 mi. All flights are typically nonstop.

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

Our cheapest airline available from Arlington to Chicago is Spirit Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $58 on this airline. Spirit Airlines is currently priced 74% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Spirit Airlines, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $28. However, be on the lookout for offers from United Airlines and Allegiant Air, as they are both options that can get you from Arlington to Chicago for a low price.

Destination information for Chicago

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Arlington to Chicago.
Flight duration
2h 06m
Average temperature for May in Chicago
71.6 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Chicago
4.3 ″

Airports servicing Washington

Reagan National (DCA)

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Top 6 airlines flying from Arlington to Chicago

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Arlington to Chicago 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
Spirit Airlines
$78 $190 No cancel fee 65%
JetBlue
$112 $285 No cancel fee 62%
American Airlines
$86 $311 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$87 $357 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$75 $370 No cancel fee 69%
Southwest
$272 $510 No cancel fee 63%

Hourly flight availability from Arlington to Chicago

See what time of day planes typically take off from Arlington towards Chicago.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 45% of WAS to CHI departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 34% of WAS to CHI departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 20% of WAS to CHI departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 1% of WAS to CHI departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Arlington to Chicago
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Arlington to Chicago.
Sunday
49 daily flights
Monday
50 daily flights
Tuesday
35 daily flights
Wednesday
35 daily flights
Thursday
47 daily flights
Friday
53 daily flights
Saturday
39 daily flights
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