Cheap flights from Charlotte (CLT) to Chicago (CHI)

CLT — CHI
Oct 1 — Oct 81

The best prices from Charlotte Douglas to Chicago are usually found in January or October, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Tuesday and return on a Wednesday

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

$215 - $366

CHI

Temperature

23 - 73.4 °F

CHI

Rainfall

1.7 - 4.9 inches

Popular inMayHigh demand for flights, 22% potential price rise
Cheapest inJanuaryBest time to find cheap flights, 25% potential price drop
Round-trip from$215From Charlotte Douglas to Chicago (CHI)
One-way from$112One-way flight from Charlotte Douglas to Chicago (CHI)

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

Travelers have found that booking a Tuesday departure is the best way to save up to 19% 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 Charlotte to Chicago?

Users have found that booking a flight from Charlotte to Chicago at least 60 days early can save you up to 32% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 60 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Charlotte to Chicago for as little as $328 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 $390 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Charlotte to Chicago?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in May. For low rates, January can be a great choice for travel to Chicago. Flights to Chicago from Charlotte in January are about $286 on average during January, but can be found for as low as $155.

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 morning. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 8% on your trip compared to booking a flight at noon.

Cheap flights from Charlotte to Chicago in September, October 2022

The best prices found for CLT to CHI flights for September, October
Oct 4 - Oct 5
CLT

Charlotte Douglas

MDW

Chicago Midway

1 stop

5h 46m
MDW

Chicago Midway

CLT

Charlotte Douglas

1 stop

10h 56m
$163

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 23/9/22

Oct 18 - Oct 19
CLT

Charlotte Douglas

MDW

Chicago Midway

1 stop

6h 06m
MDW

Chicago Midway

CLT

Charlotte Douglas

1 stop

10h 56m
$164

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 24/9/22

Oct 18 - Oct 25
CLT

Charlotte Douglas

MDW

Chicago Midway

1 stop

6h 06m
MDW

Chicago Midway

CLT

Charlotte Douglas

1 stop

13h 52m
$165

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 24/9/22

Charlotte to Chicago 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Charlotte found for this year
Oct 4 - Oct 5
CLT

Charlotte Douglas

MDW

Chicago Midway

1 stop

5h 46m
MDW

Chicago Midway

CLT

Charlotte Douglas

1 stop

10h 56m
$163

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 23/9/22

Nov 15 - Nov 16
CLT

Charlotte Douglas

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

11h 44m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

CLT

Charlotte Douglas

1 stop

6h 51m
$163

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 25/9/22

Oct 18 - Oct 19
CLT

Charlotte Douglas

MDW

Chicago Midway

1 stop

6h 06m
MDW

Chicago Midway

CLT

Charlotte Douglas

1 stop

10h 56m
$164

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 24/9/22

Cheap American Airlines flights from Charlotte to Chicago

Oct 21 - Oct 22
CLT

Charlotte Douglas

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

9h 31m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

CLT

Charlotte Douglas

Nonstop

2h 16m
$185

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 24/9/22

Oct 21 - Oct 22
CLT

Charlotte Douglas

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

9h 31m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

CLT

Charlotte Douglas

1 stop

5h 13m
$194

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 24/9/22

Nov 5 - Nov 9
CLT

Charlotte Douglas

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

2h 06m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

CLT

Charlotte Douglas

Nonstop

1h 56m
$215

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 23/9/22

  • If you’re traveling from Charlotte to Chicago, one of the more common airlines traveling that route is American Airlines. Flights from American Airlines traveling this route typically cost $277.92 RT. This price is typically 67% more expensive than other airlines that offer Charlotte to Chicago flights. When booking this route, the cheapest RT price found was $240. The most popular departure airport in Charlotte when flying to Chicago is Charlotte Douglas Airport. The most popular airport to fly into when visiting Chicago is Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport. When flying from Charlotte to Chicago, American Airlines flights are 24% more popular than any other airline flying that same route.

Cheap Spirit Airlines flights from Charlotte to Chicago

Oct 19 - Oct 25
CLT

Charlotte Douglas

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

5h 53m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

CLT

Charlotte Douglas

1 stop

12h 03m
$198

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 25/9/22

Oct 12 - Oct 26
CLT

Charlotte Douglas

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

13h 43m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

CLT

Charlotte Douglas

1 stop

27h 39m
$202

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 23/9/22

Oct 12 - Oct 26
CLT

Charlotte Douglas

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

13h 43m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

CLT

Charlotte Douglas

1 stop

27h 39m
$208

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 25/9/22

  • If you’re traveling from Charlotte to Chicago, one of the more common airlines traveling that route is Spirit Airlines. Charlotte to Chicago flights are typically 68% cheaper than other airlines traveling the same route. Flights from Spirit Airlines typically cost $293.67 RT. The cheapest Spirit Airlines flight found for this route was $141. When traveling from Charlotte to Chicago on Spirit Airlines, the most popular airport to depart from is Charlotte Douglas Airport and the most popular airport to arrive at is Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport. When flying from Charlotte to Chicago, Spirit Airlines flights are 23% more popular than any other airline flying that same route.

Non-stop flights to Chicago from Charlotte

Save time with Charlotte to Chicago direct flight deals
Jan 31 - Feb 15
CLT

Charlotte Douglas

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

2h 04m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

CLT

Charlotte Douglas

Nonstop

2h 00m
$202

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 24/9/22

Oct 12 - Oct 26
CLT

Charlotte Douglas

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

2h 05m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

CLT

Charlotte Douglas

Nonstop

1h 56m
$204

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 25/9/22

Oct 29 - Nov 2
CLT

Charlotte Douglas

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

2h 05m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

CLT

Charlotte Douglas

Nonstop

1h 56m
$214

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 25/9/22

Last minute flights from Charlotte to Chicago

Late deals on return flights to Chicago from Charlotte, departing today and this week
Oct 4 - Oct 5
CLT

Charlotte Douglas

MDW

Chicago Midway

1 stop

5h 46m
MDW

Chicago Midway

CLT

Charlotte Douglas

1 stop

10h 56m
$163

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 23/9/22

Oct 4 - Oct 8
CLT

Charlotte Douglas

MDW

Chicago Midway

1 stop

5h 46m
MDW

Chicago Midway

CLT

Charlotte Douglas

1 stop

11h 41m
$164

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 23/9/22

Oct 1 - Oct 5
CLT

Charlotte Douglas

MDW

Chicago Midway

1 stop

11h 23m
MDW

Chicago Midway

CLT

Charlotte Douglas

1 stop

10h 56m
$167

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 25/9/22

One-way flights to Chicago from Charlotte

The cheapest one-way flights from Charlotte to Chicago
Oct 4
CLT

Charlotte Douglas

MDW

Chicago Midway

1 stop

5h 46m
$79

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 23/9/22

Oct 25
CLT

Charlotte Douglas

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

29h 44m
$80

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 25/9/22

Oct 18
CLT

Charlotte Douglas

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

21h 11m
$82

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 25/9/22

Related info for your journey

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

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 51 outbound flights to Chicago per day. 7 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 Delta flying from Charlotte Douglas to Chicago have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Charlotte to Chicago for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $163, but on average you can expect to pay $184.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Charlotte to Chicago under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Charlotte to Chicago is less than $252.

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 days are nonstop flights available from Charlotte to Chicago?

You can find nonstop flights on the following days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

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

49 flight departures from Charlotte to Chicago per day on average.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 16% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Noon) - 45% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 24% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 14% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Charlotte to Chicago?

Airlines like Frontier, American Airlines, and Spirit Airlines fly from Charlotte to Chicago in about 5h 53m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 5h 41m. Charlotte and Chicago are separated by a distance of 602 mi. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both nonstop flights and flights with stops.

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

Flying on Frontier is currently your cheapest option to Chicago, with prices starting at $163. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by American Airlines and Spirit Airlines, with the lowest prices starting at $185 and $198, respectively. These flights start at 43% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Charlotte to Chicago are Frontier ($79), Spirit Airlines ($96), and United Airlines ($102).

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 most popular airlines that fly from Charlotte to Chicago?

American Airlines, Delta and Frontier are the most popular airlines when flying from Charlotte to Chicago.

What are the most reliable airlines from Charlotte to Chicago?

The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from Charlotte to Chicago are GoJet (90%), SkyWest Airlines (89%) and Republic Airways (89%).

What are the cheapest flights from Charlotte to Chicago?

While on average a flight from Charlotte to Chicago is generally $375, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $101. When looking at the most popular route, (Charlotte Douglas - Chicago O'Hare Intl), you can expect to pay $163 for that flight.

Alternative routes for Charlotte to Chicago

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

Top 5 airlines flying from Charlotte 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.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Juneyao AirlinesCheapest$16Average$23FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time66%COVID-19 safety
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Spirit AirlinesCheapest$53Average$122FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time65%COVID-19 safety
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United AirlinesCheapest$141Average$294FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
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American AirlinesCheapest$145Average$352FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%COVID-19 safety
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DeltaCheapest$160Average$340FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Charlotte to Chicago

See what time of day planes typically take off from Charlotte to Chicago
9%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
31%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
47%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
13%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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
Sunday57daily flights
Monday61daily flights
Tuesday45daily flights
Wednesday55daily flights
Thursday49daily flights
Friday51daily flights
Saturday43daily flights