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The best prices from Albany to Chicago are usually found in August or May, booked 29 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Saturday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Albany (ALB) to Chicago (CHI)

ALB - CHI
Price
$185 - $447
CHI
Temperature
33.8 - 84.2 °F
CHI
Rainfall
0.7 - 4.3 inches

Popular in

February

High demand for flights, 20% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 48% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$185

From Albany to Chicago

One-way from

$85

One-way flight from Albany 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 Albany to Chicago?

Users have found that leaving on a Tuesday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 9% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 48% by booking at least 20 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 Albany to Chicago within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $213.

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

August can be a great time to fly to Chicago from Albany with a flight ticket averaging about $182. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of August for as cheap as $64. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Albany to Chicago (ALB - CHI)?

Unlike in the morning, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 18% on flights from Albany to Chicago by exploring options for tickets in the evening.

Cheap flights from Albany to Chicago in December, January 2021

The best prices found for ALB to CHI flights for December, January
6 Jan - 21 Jan
$162pp
ALB
Albany Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ALB
Albany Intl
6 Jan - 21 Jan
$165pp
ALB
Albany Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ALB
Albany Intl
6 Jan - 21 Jan
$167pp
ALB
Albany Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ALB
Albany Intl

Albany to Chicago 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Albany found for this year
17 Dec - 19 Dec
$207pp
ALB
Albany Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ALB
Albany Intl
17 Dec - 19 Dec
$210pp
ALB
Albany Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ALB
Albany Intl
17 Dec - 19 Dec
$213pp
ALB
Albany Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ALB
Albany Intl

Non-stop flights to Chicago from Albany

Save time with Albany to Chicago direct flight deals
6 Jan - 21 Jan
$167pp
ALB
Albany Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ALB
Albany Intl
15 Feb - 28 Feb
$187pp
ALB
Albany Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ALB
Albany Intl
17 Dec - 19 Dec
$207pp
ALB
Albany Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ALB
Albany Intl

Last minute flights from Albany to Chicago

Late deals on round-trip flights to Chicago from Albany, departing today and this week
11 Dec - 13 Dec
$282pp
ALB
Albany Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ALB
Albany Intl
11 Dec - 13 Dec
$285pp
ALB
Albany Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ALB
Albany Intl
11 Dec - 13 Dec
$288pp
ALB
Albany Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ALB
Albany Intl

One-way flights to Chicago from Albany

The cheapest one-way flights from Albany to Chicago
3:19 pm - 3:06 am
Frontier
1 Stop
12h 47m
ALB - ORD
Frontier
$85
Gotogate
5:44 am - 3:14 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
46h 30m
ALB - ORD
Multiple Airlines
$204
Kiwi.com
12:17 pm - 4:41 pm
American Airlines
1 Stop
5h 24m
ALB - ORD
American Airlines

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Albany to Chicago

Are flight prices decreasing from Albany 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 Albany 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 Albany Intl to Chicago 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 Albany Intl to Chicago. Policies will vary by airline.

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from Albany Intl to Chicago 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 Albany to Chicago for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Albany to Chicago for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $162, but on average you can expect to pay $192.

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

Cheapflights has at least 11 direct flights from Albany to Chicago under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Albany to Chicago is less than $277.

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

There are currently 13+ open flights from Albany to Chicago within the next 7 days for less than $300.

Is Albany weather warmer or cooler than Chicago?

With an average temperature of 84 °F, peak weather can be found in July. As a traveler, expect to see changes in flight prices during that period. The temperatures in Chicago are the same as in Albany.

How long is the flight from Albany to Chicago?

Airlines like United Airlines, American Airlines, and Linear Air Taxi fly from Albany to Chicago in about 2h 25m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 1h 28m. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

United Airlines, at $167, was found to be the cheapest airline from Albany to Chicago.Alternate airlines to your destination round-trip include American Airlines and Delta. United Airlines is priced at 53% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $85 on Frontier. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include American Airlines from $104 and Delta from $118 one-way.

Alternative routes for Albany to Chicago

Destination information for Chicago

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Albany to Chicago
Flight duration
2h 13m
Average temperature for December in Chicago
37.4 °F
Avg rainfall for December in Chicago
1.2 ″

Airports servicing Albany

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Top 3 airlines from Albany to Chicago

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Albany 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
American Airlines
$207 $405 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$190 $415 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$186 $470 No cancel fee N/A

Hourly flight availability from Albany to Chicago

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6 AM
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Weekly flight availability
from Albany to Chicago
Sunday
4 daily flights
Monday
4 daily flights
Tuesday
5 daily flights
Wednesday
4 daily flights
Thursday
0 flights
Friday
4 daily flights
Saturday
4 daily flights
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