Cheap flights from Charlotte to Chicago (CLT - CHI)

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The best prices from Charlotte Douglas to Chicago are usually found in August or July, booked 21 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Tuesday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Charlotte (CLT) to Chicago (CHI)

All the information you need to plan the best CLT to CHI flight in 2022: compare Charlotte to Chicago flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Chicago.
CLT - CHI
Price
$165 - $311
CHI
Temperature
23 - 73.4 °F
CHI
Precipitation
1.7 - 4.9 inches

Popular in

January

High demand for flights, 14% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 39% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$165

From Charlotte Douglas to Chicago (CHI)

One-way from

$73

One-way flight from Charlotte Douglas to Chicago (CHI)

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest month to fly from Charlotte to Chicago?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in January. For low rates, August can be a great choice for travel to Chicago. Flights to Chicago from Charlotte in August are about $269 on average during August, but can be found for as low as $107.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Charlotte to Chicago (CLT - CHI)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Charlotte to Chicago in the afternoon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 6% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the evening.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Charlotte to Chicago at least 20 days early can save you up to 7% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 20 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Charlotte to Chicago for as little as $293 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $312 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Charlotte to Chicago?

Travelers have found that booking a Friday departure is the best way to save up to 9% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

Cheap flights from Charlotte to Chicago in January, February 2022

The best prices found for CLT to CHI flights for January, February
25 Jan - 26 Jan
$84pp
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
24 Jan - 25 Jan
$92pp
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
9 Feb - 15 Feb
$96pp
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CLT
Charlotte Douglas

Charlotte Douglas to Chicago 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Charlotte found for this year
25 Jan - 26 Jan
$84pp
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
24 Jan - 25 Jan
$92pp
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
9 Feb - 15 Feb
$96pp
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CLT
Charlotte Douglas

Non-stop flights to Chicago from Charlotte

Save time with Charlotte to Chicago direct flight deals
27 Jan - 31 Jan
$196pp
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
18 Feb - 21 Feb
$206pp
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
4 Feb - 6 Feb
$216pp
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CLT
Charlotte Douglas

Last minute flights from Charlotte to Chicago

Late deals on round-trip flights to Chicago from Charlotte, departing today and this week
20 Jan - 24 Jan
$113pp
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
23 Jan - 25 Jan
$119pp
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
20 Jan - 27 Jan
$121pp
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CLT
Charlotte Douglas

One-way flights to Chicago from Charlotte

The cheapest one-way flights from Charlotte to Chicago
4:58 pm - 2:28 am
Frontier
1 Stop
10h 30m
CLT - ORD
Frontier
$73
JustFly
8:35 am - 2:46 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
19h 11m
CLT - RFD
Multiple Airlines
$81
Kiwi.com
9:58 am - 2:50 pm
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
5h 52m
CLT - ORD
Spirit Airlines
$94
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Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Charlotte to Chicago

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

For a flight from Charlotte to Chicago, you will be flying from Douglas. Charlotte Douglas (CLT) is just 5.7 mi from the center of the city. Douglas is the only Charlotte airport and it handles 46 outbound flights to Chicago per day. 8 airlines have flights to Chicago from Charlotte Douglas on a regular basis.

Which airlines flying from Charlotte Douglas to Chicago have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like American Airlines, United Airlines, and Spirit Airlines flying from Charlotte Douglas to Chicago have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from Charlotte to Chicago for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Charlotte to Chicago for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $84, but on average you can expect to pay $111.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Charlotte to Chicago under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Charlotte to Chicago is less than $275.

Are there last-minute flights available from Charlotte to Chicago for under $200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Charlotte to Chicago within the next 7 days for less than $200.

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

Flying on Spirit Airlines is currently your cheapest option to Chicago, with prices starting at $84. Another option worth looking into is American Airlines, starting at $140 round trip. These flights start at 68% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

What are the most popular routes from Charlotte to Chicago?

When deciding which route to take from Charlotte to Chicago consider Charlotte Douglas - Chicago O'Hare Intl, Charlotte Douglas - Chicago Midway or Charlotte Douglas - Chicago Greater Rockford as they are the most popular.

What are the cheapest flights from Charlotte to Chicago?

While on average a flight from Charlotte to Chicago is generally $371, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $56. When looking at the most popular route, (Charlotte Douglas - Chicago O'Hare Intl), you can expect to pay $92 for that flight.

What are the most reliable airlines from Charlotte to Chicago?

The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from Charlotte to Chicago are SkyWest Airlines (100%), LOT (100%) and GoJet (100%).

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Charlotte to Chicago?

Major Airline, American Airlines and JetBlue are the most popular airlines when flying from Charlotte to Chicago.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Chicago, IL

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

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

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

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Charlotte Douglas are not required to quarantine after entering Chicago.

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

Returning to Charlotte Douglas 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 Charlotte Douglas.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Chicago are not required to quarantine after entering Charlotte Douglas.

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Alternative routes for Charlotte 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 Charlotte to Chicago.
Average temperature for January in Chicago
33.8 °F
Avg rainfall for January in Chicago
0.7 ″

Airports servicing Charlotte

Airports servicing Chicago

Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Top 7 airlines flying from Charlotte Douglas to Chicago

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Charlotte 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
Frontier
$69 $228 No cancel fee 62%
Spirit Airlines
$76 $195 No cancel fee 65%
JetBlue
$89 $172 No cancel fee 62%
United Airlines
$95 $280 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$134 $336 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$148 $330 No cancel fee 71%
Southwest
$361 $385 No cancel fee 63%

Hourly flight availability from Charlotte to Chicago

See what time of day planes typically take off from Charlotte towards Chicago.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 55% of CLT to CHI departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 30% of CLT to CHI departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 12% of CLT to CHI departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 3% of CLT to CHI departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Charlotte to Chicago
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Charlotte to Chicago.
Sunday
50 daily flights
Monday
49 daily flights
Tuesday
43 daily flights
Wednesday
46 daily flights
Thursday
49 daily flights
Friday
49 daily flights
Saturday
40 daily flights
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