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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)

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

$49

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 30% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight at noon.

Cheap flights from Arlington to Chicago in January, February 2021

2 Feb - 9 Feb
$64pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
23 Feb - 11 Mar
$74pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
6 Feb - 7 Feb
$75pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington

Arlington to Chicago 2021 flight deals

10 Mar - 17 Mar
$59pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
29 Apr - 3 May
$61pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
2 Feb - 9 Feb
$64pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington

Non-stop flights to Chicago from Arlington

10 Mar - 17 Mar
$59pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
29 Apr - 3 May
$61pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
26 Mar - 31 Mar
$71pp
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

2 Feb - 9 Feb
$64pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
3 Feb - 10 Feb
$78pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
4 Feb - 9 Feb
$84pp
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

3:53 am - 5:15 am
American Airlines
Nonstop
2h 22m
BWI - ORD
American Airlines
3:45 am - 2:40 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
35h 55m
BWI - ORD
Multiple Airlines
$57
Gotogate
9:20 am - 3:05 am
Frontier
1 Stop
18h 45m
IAD - ORD
Frontier
$61
CheapFlights

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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.

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

Delta is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travelers flying from Washington to Chicago are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, social distance seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

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 $59, but on average you can expect to pay $78.

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 $99.

Are there last-minute flights available from Arlington to Chicago for under $100?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Arlington to Chicago within the next 7 days for less than $100.

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 1h 56m. Spirit Airlines provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $59. All flights are typically nonstop.

What are the cheapest airlines flying 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 $59 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Frontier and American Airlines, starting at $88 and $97 round-trip. Spirit Airlines is currently priced 73% 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 $29. However, be on the lookout for offers from Frontier and American Airlines, as they are both options that can get you from Arlington to Chicago for a low price.

Destination information for Chicago

Flight duration
2h 01m
Average temperature for January in Chicago
33.8 °F
Avg rainfall for January in Chicago
0.7 ″

Airports servicing Washington

Reagan National (DCA)

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Top 6 airlines flying from Arlington to Chicago

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

Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 57% of WAS to CHI departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 37% of WAS to CHI departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 6% of WAS to CHI departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of WAS to CHI departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Arlington to Chicago
Sunday
20 daily flights
Monday
35 daily flights
Tuesday
28 daily flights
Wednesday
21 daily flights
Thursday
21 daily flights
Friday
23 daily flights
Saturday
13 daily flights
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