Cheap flights from Albany (ALB) to Chicago (CHI)

ALB — CHI
Oct 4 — Oct 111

The best prices from Albany Intl to Chicago are usually found in January or October, booked 40 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Thursday 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

$255 - $367

CHI

Temperature

23 - 73.4 °F

CHI

Rainfall

1.7 - 4.9 inches

Popular inAprilHigh demand for flights, 16% potential price rise
Cheapest inJanuaryBest time to find cheap flights, 17% potential price drop
Round-trip from$255From Albany Intl to Chicago (CHI)
One-way from$119One-way flight from Albany Intl to Chicago (CHI)

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

Saturday 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.

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

To save up to 26% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 39 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 $352 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $415 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

Our data shows that January tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Chicago from Albany, New York. Users have commonly found prices around $309 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $197. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in April.

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 41% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Albany to Chicago in September, October 2022

The best prices found for ALB to CHI flights for September, October
Sep 30 - Oct 3
ALB

Albany Intl

MDW

Chicago Midway

1 stop

13h 14m
MDW

Chicago Midway

ALB

Albany Intl

1 stop

6h 51m
$164

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/27/22

Oct 26 - Nov 2
ALB

Albany Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

2h 23m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

ALB

Albany Intl

Nonstop

2h 02m
$222

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/27/22

Oct 3 - Oct 5
ALB

Albany Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

14h 26m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

ALB

Albany Intl

1 stop

11h 16m
$223

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/27/22

Albany to Chicago 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Albany found for this year
Sep 30 - Oct 3
ALB

Albany Intl

MDW

Chicago Midway

1 stop

13h 14m
MDW

Chicago Midway

ALB

Albany Intl

1 stop

6h 51m
$164

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/27/22

Nov 15 - Nov 16
ALB

Albany Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

2h 31m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

ALB

Albany Intl

Nonstop

2h 02m
$222

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/26/22

Oct 3 - Oct 5
ALB

Albany Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

14h 26m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

ALB

Albany Intl

1 stop

11h 16m
$223

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/27/22

Cheap United Airlines flights from Albany to Chicago

Nov 15 - Nov 16
ALB

Albany Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

2h 31m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

ALB

Albany Intl

Nonstop

2h 02m
$222

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/26/22

Nov 15 - Nov 16
ALB

Albany Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

2h 31m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

ALB

Albany Intl

1 stop

4h 09m
$231

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/26/22

Nov 14 - Nov 16
ALB

Albany Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

2h 36m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

ALB

Albany Intl

Nonstop

2h 02m
$232

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/26/22

Cheap American Airlines flights from Albany to Chicago

Oct 26 - Nov 2
ALB

Albany Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

7h 08m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

ALB

Albany Intl

1 stop

4h 42m
$238

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/26/22

Nov 3 - Nov 8
ALB

Albany Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

2h 26m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

ALB

Albany Intl

1 stop

6h 32m
$239

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/27/22

Nov 10 - Nov 12
ALB

Albany Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

2h 26m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

ALB

Albany Intl

Nonstop

2h 12m
$242

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/27/22

Non-stop flights to Chicago from Albany

Save time with Albany to Chicago direct flight deals
Oct 26 - Nov 2
ALB

Albany Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

2h 23m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

ALB

Albany Intl

Nonstop

2h 02m
$222

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/27/22

Oct 26 - Oct 29
ALB

Albany Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

2h 23m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

ALB

Albany Intl

Nonstop

2h 07m
$232

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/28/22

Nov 10 - Nov 12
ALB

Albany Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

2h 26m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

ALB

Albany Intl

Nonstop

2h 12m
$242

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/27/22

Last minute flights from Albany to Chicago

Late deals on return flights to Chicago from Albany, departing today and this week
Oct 6 - Oct 11
ALB

Albany Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

2h 23m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

ALB

Albany Intl

Nonstop

1h 53m
$327

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/26/22

Oct 8 - Oct 12
ALB

Albany Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

5h 20m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

ALB

Albany Intl

Nonstop

1h 53m
$334

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/27/22

Oct 6 - Oct 11
ALB

Albany Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

4h 47m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

ALB

Albany Intl

Nonstop

1h 53m
$336

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/26/22

One-way flights to Chicago from Albany

The cheapest one-way flights from Albany to Chicago
Nov 11
ALB

Albany Intl

MDW

Chicago Midway

1 stop

14h 41m
$95

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/28/22

Oct 31
ALB

Albany Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

16h 49m
$101

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/28/22

Dec 14
ALB

Albany Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

2h 38m
$111

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/26/22

Related info for your journey

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

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 10 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 $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Albany, New York to Chicago for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on United Airlines for just $222, but on average you can expect to pay $246.

Are there nonstop flights from Albany, New York to Chicago for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Albany, New York to Chicago under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Albany, New York to Chicago is less than $294.

Are there last-minute flights available from Albany, New York to Chicago for under $400?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Albany, New York to Chicago within the next 7 days for less than $400.

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

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

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

Travelers can expect 9 flights from Albany, New York to Chicago on average per day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 67% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 33% 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 31m. Fly via United Airlines, American 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?

United Airlines, at $222, was found to be the cheapest airline from Albany, New York to Chicago.Alternate airlines to your destination round-trip include American Airlines and Delta. You may be able to fly from Albany, New York to Chicago for 28% 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 $111. Users have also found prices from $120 and $121 on Delta and United Airlines, respectively.

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: Undisclosed Carrier, American Airlines or Delta.

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

Consider ANA (94%), Air Canada (85%) or Air New Zealand (85%) 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 $146. While the most popular route (Albany Intl - Chicago O'Hare Intl) can be booked for $222 on average our data indicates $269 when flying from Albany, New York to Chicago.

Alternative routes for Albany to Chicago

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

Top 4 airlines flying 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.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Juneyao AirlinesCheapest$13Average$20FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time66%COVID-19 safety
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American AirlinesCheapest$149Average$329FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%COVID-19 safety
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United AirlinesCheapest$170Average$312FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
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DeltaCheapest$288Average$436FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Albany to Chicago

See what time of day planes typically take off from Albany to Chicago
33%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
40%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
22%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
5%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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
Sunday6daily flights
Monday10daily flights
Tuesday13daily flights
Wednesday14daily flights
Thursday17daily flights
Friday10daily flights
Saturday3daily flights