Cheap flights from Albany to Chicago (ALB - CHI)

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The best prices from Albany Intl 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)

All the information you need to plan the best ALB to CHI flight in 2022: compare Albany to Chicago flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Chicago.
ALB - CHI
Price
$185 - $447
CHI
Temperature
23 - 73.4 °F
CHI
Precipitation
1.7 - 4.9 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 Intl to Chicago (CHI)

One-way from

$129

One-way flight from Albany Intl to Chicago (CHI)

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
When is the cheapest time to fly from Albany, New York to Chicago (ALB - CHI)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Albany, New York to Chicago in the evening. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 13% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the morning.

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

To save up to 41% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 26 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Albany, New York to Chicago from $457 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $597 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Albany, New York to Chicago?

Thursday flights are found to be more expensive to fly from Albany, New York to Chicago. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Chicago.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Albany, New York to Chicago?

Our data shows that August tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Chicago from Albany, New York. Users have commonly found prices around $356 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $157. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in February.

Cheap flights from Albany to Chicago in January, February 2022

The best prices found for ALB to CHI flights for January, February
10 Feb - 16 Feb
$178pp
ALB
Albany Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ALB
Albany Intl
10 Feb - 16 Feb
$185pp
ALB
Albany Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ALB
Albany Intl
24 Feb - 24 Feb
$187pp
ALB
Albany Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
ALB
Albany Intl

Albany Intl to Chicago 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Albany found for this year
10 Feb - 16 Feb
$178pp
ALB
Albany Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ALB
Albany Intl
10 Feb - 16 Feb
$185pp
ALB
Albany Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ALB
Albany Intl
24 Feb - 24 Feb
$187pp
ALB
Albany Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
ALB
Albany Intl

Non-stop flights to Chicago from Albany

Save time with Albany to Chicago direct flight deals
10 Feb - 16 Feb
$178pp
ALB
Albany Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ALB
Albany Intl
7 Feb - 10 Feb
$188pp
ALB
Albany Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ALB
Albany Intl
10 Feb - 13 Feb
$198pp
ALB
Albany Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United 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
28 Jan - 30 Jan
$235pp
ALB
Albany Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ALB
Albany Intl
28 Jan - 30 Jan
$246pp
ALB
Albany Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ALB
Albany Intl
28 Jan - 30 Jan
$309pp
ALB
Albany Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ALB
Albany Intl

One-way flights to Chicago from Albany

The cheapest one-way flights from Albany to Chicago
7:45 am - 2:34 pm
Allegiant Air
2 Stops
31h 49m
ALB - MDW
Allegiant Air
$129
Gotogate
10:07 am - 7:09 am
Frontier
2 Stops
46h 02m
ALB - ORD
Frontier
$137
Kiwi.com
1:39 pm - 3:56 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
27h 17m
ALB - ORD
Multiple Airlines
$141
Gotogate

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Albany to Chicago

What airport do you fly from for flights from Albany to Chicago?

For a flight from Albany to Chicago, you will be flying from Albany Intl. Albany Intl (ALB) is just 7.4 mi from the center of the city. Albany Intl is the only Albany airport and it handles 15 outbound flights to Chicago per day. 4 airlines have flights to Chicago from Albany Intl on a regular basis.

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, New York to Chicago for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Albany, New York to Chicago for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on American Airlines for just $178, but on average you can expect to pay $198.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Albany, New York to Chicago under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Albany, New York to Chicago is less than $244.

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

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

What days are nonstop flights available from Albany, New York to Chicago?

Days when nonstop flights are available for this flight are: Wednesday.

How many flights depart from Albany, New York to Chicago on average per day?

Travelers can expect 1 flight from Albany, New York to Chicago on average per day.
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Albany, New York to Chicago?

There are many flights that can get you from Albany, New York to Chicago in 2h 50m. Fly via American Airlines, United Airlines, or Delta to get the fastest option. The distance between Albany, New York and Chicago is about 725 mi. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

American Airlines, at $178, was found to be the cheapest airline from Albany, New York to Chicago.Alternate airlines to your destination round-trip include United Airlines and Delta. You may be able to fly from Albany, New York to Chicago for 50% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

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

For one-way options, check prices for American Airlines. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $89. Users have also found prices from $98 and $99 on Delta and United Airlines, respectively.

What are the most reliable airlines from Albany, New York to Chicago?

Consider GoJet (86%), ANA (85%) or SkyWest Airlines (84%) when booking your flight. These represent the most reliable airlines when flying from Albany, New York to Chicago.

What are the cheapest flights from Albany, New York to Chicago?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $78. While the most popular route (Albany Intl - Chicago O'Hare Intl) can be booked for $193 on average our data indicates $162 when flying from Albany, New York to Chicago.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Albany, New York to Chicago?

Before booking your flight from Albany, New York to Chicago check out the most popular airlines for this route: Major Airline, American Airlines or Delta.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Chicago, IL

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

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Albany Intl must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Chicago.

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

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

Returning to Albany Intl from Chicago

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Chicago must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Albany Intl.

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

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Alternative routes for Albany to Chicago

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

Destination information for Chicago

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Albany to Chicago.
Flight duration from ALB to Chicago
2h 22m
Average temperature for January in Chicago
33.8 °F
Avg rainfall for January in Chicago
0.7 ″

Airports servicing Albany

Airports servicing Chicago

Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Top 3 airlines flying from Albany Intl 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
Delta
$186 $470 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$190 $415 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$207 $405 No cancel fee 71%

Hourly flight availability from Albany to Chicago

See what time of day planes typically take off from Albany towards Chicago.
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 40% of ALB to CHI departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 34% of ALB to CHI departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 26% of ALB to CHI departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of ALB to CHI departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Albany to Chicago
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Albany to Chicago.
Sunday
18 daily flights
Monday
12 daily flights
Tuesday
13 daily flights
Wednesday
11 daily flights
Thursday
18 daily flights
Friday
20 daily flights
Saturday
16 daily flights
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