Cheap flights from Charleston to Chicago (CHS - CHI)

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The best prices from Charleston to Chicago are usually found in August or September, booked 44 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Charleston (CHS) to Chicago (CHI)

All the information you need to plan the best CHS to CHI flight in 2021: compare Charleston to Chicago flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Chicago.
CHS - CHI
Price
$159 - $319
CHI
Temperature
33.8 - 84.2 °F
CHI
Rainfall
0.7 - 4.3 inches

Popular in

March

High demand for flights, 22% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 36% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$159

From Charleston to Chicago

One-way from

$147

One-way flight from Charleston 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 Charleston to Chicago?

Travelers have found that booking a Monday departure is the best way to save up to 31% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of April. Prices to Chicago from Charleston 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 Charleston. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 49%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Charleston to Chicago (CHS - CHI)?

It’s optimal to fly from Charleston to Chicago at noon. By choosing this option you can save up to 5% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Charleston to Chicago in May, June 2021

The best prices found for CHS to CHI flights for May, June
2 Jun - 7 Jun
$231pp
CHS
Charleston
Major Airline
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Major Airline
Non-Stop
CHS
Charleston
21 May - 23 May
$236pp
CHS
Charleston
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CHS
Charleston
2 Jun - 7 Jun
$237pp
CHS
Charleston
Major Airline
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Major Airline
 
1 STOP
CHS
Charleston

Charleston to Chicago 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Charleston found for this year
24 Aug - 28 Aug
$199pp
CHS
Charleston
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CHS
Charleston
24 Aug - 28 Aug
$207pp
CHS
Charleston
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
CHS
Charleston
24 Aug - 28 Aug
$214pp
CHS
Charleston
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
CHS
Charleston

Non-stop flights to Chicago from Charleston

Save time with Charleston to Chicago direct flight deals
24 Aug - 28 Aug
$199pp
CHS
Charleston
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CHS
Charleston
8 Oct - 11 Oct
$219pp
CHS
Charleston
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CHS
Charleston
2 Jun - 7 Jun
$231pp
CHS
Charleston
Major Airline
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Major Airline
Non-Stop
CHS
Charleston

Last minute flights from Charleston to Chicago

Late deals on round-trip flights to Chicago from Charleston, departing today and this week
21 May - 23 May
$236pp
CHS
Charleston
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CHS
Charleston
21 May - 23 May
$245pp
CHS
Charleston
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CHS
Charleston
21 May - 23 May
$263pp
CHS
Charleston
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CHS
Charleston

One-way flights to Chicago from Charleston

The cheapest one-way flights from Charleston to Chicago
7:00 am - 8:28 am
United Airlines
Nonstop
2h 28m
CHS - ORD
United Airlines
$147
United
1:32 am - 9:35 am
American Airlines
2 Stops
9h 03m
CHS - ORD
American Airlines
3:00 am - 6:05 am
Delta
1 Stop
4h 05m
CHS - MDW
Delta
$165
Delta

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Charleston to Chicago

Are flight prices decreasing from Charleston 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 Charleston 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 Charleston 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 Delta flying from Charleston to Chicago have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

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

For a flight from Charleston to Chicago, you will be flying from Charleston. Charleston (CHS) is just 10.2 mi from the center of the city. Charleston is the only Charleston airport and it handles 10 outbound flights to Chicago per day. 6 airlines have flights to Chicago from Charleston on a regular basis.

Can I find flights from Charleston to Chicago for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Charleston to Chicago for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on United Airlines for just $199, but on average you can expect to pay $227.

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

Cheapflights has at least 15 direct flights from Charleston to Chicago under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Charleston to Chicago is less than $306.

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

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

What days are nonstop flights available from Charleston to Chicago?

Nonstop flights can be found on the following days: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

How many flights depart from Charleston to Chicago on average per day?

12 flight departures from Charleston to Chicago per day on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 17% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 50% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 33% of flight departures

Is Charleston weather warmer or cooler than Chicago?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 91 °F's in July, on average. The temperature in Chicago is generally colder than in Charleston. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

How long is the flight from Charleston to Chicago?

Airlines like United Airlines, American Airlines, and Major Airline fly from Charleston to Chicago in about 2h 19m. The time it takes to get you to your destination is usually consistent. The distance between Charleston and Chicago is about 764 mi. Generally, flights for this route are nonstop.

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

Currently priced at $199, United Airlines will fly you from Charleston to Chicago and back. In addition to United Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from American Airlines and Delta - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $207 and $217, respectively. These flights start at 20% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with American Airlines, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $100. Delta flights start at $109 while deals on Frontier start at $117 one-way.

Alternative routes for Charleston 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 Charleston to Chicago.
Flight duration
2h 19m
Average temperature for May in Chicago
71.6 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Chicago
4.3 ″

Airports servicing Charleston

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Top 3 airlines flying from Charleston to Chicago

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Charleston 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
$108 $221 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$118 $301 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$107 $310 No cancel fee N/A

Hourly flight availability from Charleston to Chicago

See what time of day planes typically take off from Charleston towards Chicago.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 75% of CHS to CHI departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 17% of CHS to CHI departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 8% of CHS to CHI departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of CHS to CHI departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Charleston to Chicago
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Charleston to Chicago.
Sunday
9 daily flights
Monday
16 daily flights
Tuesday
8 daily flights
Wednesday
8 daily flights
Thursday
12 daily flights
Friday
12 daily flights
Saturday
5 daily flights
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