Cheap flights from Champaign to Chicago (CMI - CHI)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Champaign (CMI) to Chicago (CHI)

All the information you need to plan the best CMI to CHI flight in 2021: compare Champaign to Chicago flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Chicago.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Champaign to Chicago?

Leaving on a Friday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 78% on the overall cost on flights from Champaign to Chicago.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of April. Prices to Chicago from Champaign average $135. You can even find prices in April for less than $135, as users have found deals to Chicago from as low as $33. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Chicago from Champaign. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 49%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Champaign to Chicago (CMI - CHI)?

It’s optimal to fly from Champaign to Chicago in the afternoon. By choosing this option you can save up to 17% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight at noon.

Cheap flights from Champaign to Chicago in May, June 2021

The best prices found for CMI to CHI flights for May, June
15 Jun - 22 Jun
$243pp
CMI
Champaign University-Willard
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
CMI
Champaign University-Willard
15 Jun - 22 Jun
$251pp
CMI
Champaign University-Willard
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMI
Champaign University-Willard
15 Jun - 24 Jun
$254pp
CMI
Champaign University-Willard
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
CMI
Champaign University-Willard

Champaign to Chicago 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Champaign found for this year
15 Jun - 22 Jun
$243pp
CMI
Champaign University-Willard
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
CMI
Champaign University-Willard
15 Jun - 22 Jun
$251pp
CMI
Champaign University-Willard
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMI
Champaign University-Willard
15 Jun - 24 Jun
$254pp
CMI
Champaign University-Willard
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
CMI
Champaign University-Willard

Non-stop flights to Chicago from Champaign

Save time with Champaign to Chicago direct flight deals
15 Jun - 22 Jun
$243pp
CMI
Champaign University-Willard
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
CMI
Champaign University-Willard
15 Jun - 24 Jun
$254pp
CMI
Champaign University-Willard
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
CMI
Champaign University-Willard
14 Jul - 18 Jul
$289pp
CMI
Champaign University-Willard
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
CMI
Champaign University-Willard

Last minute flights from Champaign to Chicago

Late deals on round-trip flights to Chicago from Champaign, departing today and this week
23 May - 27 May
$609pp
CMI
Champaign University-Willard
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
CMI
Champaign University-Willard
23 May - 27 May
$617pp
CMI
Champaign University-Willard
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
CMI
Champaign University-Willard
23 May - 27 May
$624pp
CMI
Champaign University-Willard
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMI
Champaign University-Willard

One-way flights to Chicago from Champaign

The cheapest one-way flights from Champaign to Chicago
4:05 am - 5:10 am
American Airlines
Nonstop
1h 05m
CMI - ORD
American Airlines
3:09 am - 10:20 am
American Airlines
1 Stop
7h 11m
CMI - ORD
American Airlines
3:09 am - 2:20 am
American Airlines
2 Stops
23h 11m
CMI - ORD
American Airlines

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Champaign to Chicago

Are flight prices decreasing from Champaign 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 Champaign 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 Champaign University-Willard to Chicago have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Champaign University-Willard to Chicago have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. American Airlines and Major Airline are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like American Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

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

Champaign University-Willard (CMI) is the airport you will fly out of if you book a flight from Champaign to Chicago. You should not have trouble finding flights to Chicago from University-Willard; the airport handles an average of 3 outbound flights to Chicago per day. You should also have plenty of airline options to choose from since 2 airlines have flights from the Champaign airport to Chicago. It is only a 5.6 mi journey to University-Willard (CMI) from Champaign’s city center.

Can I find flights from Champaign to Chicago for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Champaign to Chicago for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on American Airlines for just $243, but on average you can expect to pay $601.

Are there nonstop flights from Champaign to Chicago for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 4 direct flights from Champaign to Chicago under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Champaign to Chicago is less than $348.

Are there last-minute flights available from Champaign to Chicago for under $700?

There are currently 5+ open flights from Champaign to Chicago within the next 7 days for less than $700.

Is Champaign weather warmer or cooler than Chicago?

With an average temperature of 86 °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 colder than in Champaign.

How long is the flight from Champaign to Chicago?

A quick flight from Champaign to Chicago can take about 1h 06m. American Airlines provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $609. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

According to our current data, American Airlines ($243), and Linear Air Taxi ($2,106) offers the cheapest pricing from Champaign to Chicago. American Airlines is priced at 1% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $133 on American Airlines.

Destination information for Chicago

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Champaign to Chicago.
Flight duration
1h 04m
Average temperature for May in Chicago
71.6 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Chicago
4.3 ″

Airports servicing Champaign

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Hourly flight availability from Champaign to Chicago

See what time of day planes typically take off from Champaign towards Chicago.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 77% of CMI to CHI departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 22% of CMI to CHI departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of CMI to CHI departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of CMI to CHI departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Champaign to Chicago
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Champaign to Chicago.
Sunday
4 daily flights
Monday
4 daily flights
Tuesday
3 daily flights
Wednesday
4 daily flights
Thursday
4 daily flights
Friday
4 daily flights
Saturday
4 daily flights
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