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The best prices from Charlotte 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)

CLT - CHI
Price
$165 - $311
CHI
Temperature
33.8 - 84.2 °F
CHI
Rainfall
0.7 - 4.3 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 to Chicago

One-way from

$65

One-way flight from Charlotte 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 Charlotte to Chicago?

Flights from Charlotte to Chicago are found to be more expensive on Saturday. 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 Charlotte to Chicago?

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 20 days in advance to save up to 10% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 20 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Charlotte to Chicago 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $137, or $157 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

Flights from Charlotte to Chicago lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Charlotte to Chicago in April, with the cheapest ticket starting at $33.

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

When flying from Charlotte to Chicago, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the afternoon, which can drop the price by up to 2% versus a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Charlotte to Chicago in February, March 2021

12 Mar - 15 Mar
$79pp
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
12 Mar - 15 Mar
$87pp
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
18 Mar - 22 Mar
$99pp
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CLT
Charlotte Douglas

Charlotte to Chicago 2021 flight deals

15 Apr - 19 Apr
$79pp
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
6 May - 8 May
$83pp
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
16 Apr - 24 Apr
$86pp
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CLT
Charlotte Douglas

Non-stop flights to Chicago from Charlotte

3 Apr - 6 Apr
$164pp
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
25 Mar - 29 Mar
$186pp
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
10 Mar - 14 Mar
$198pp
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
Major Airline
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Major Airline
Non-Stop
CLT
Charlotte Douglas

Last minute flights from Charlotte to Chicago

4 Mar - 17 Mar
$124pp
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
6 Mar - 8 Mar
$128pp
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
5 Mar - 8 Mar
$130pp
CLT
Charlotte Douglas
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CLT
Charlotte Douglas

One-way flights to Chicago from Charlotte

1:00 am - 3:46 pm
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
15h 46m
CLT - ORD
Spirit Airlines
$65
Gotogate
1:09 pm - 5:48 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
17h 39m
CLT - ORD
Multiple Airlines
$67
Gotogate
1:35 pm - 7:34 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
30h 59m
CLT - ORD
Frontier
$68
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Flight FAQs

From Charlotte to Chicago

Are flight prices decreasing from Charlotte 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 Charlotte 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.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Charlotte Douglas to Chicago to control the spread of COVID-19?

Delta is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travelers flying from Charlotte Douglas to Chicago are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, social distance seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

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 $79, but on average you can expect to pay $102.

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

Cheapflights has at least 17 direct flights from Charlotte to Chicago under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Charlotte to Chicago is less than $289.

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?

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

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

On average 30 flights depart from Charlotte Douglas to Chicago per day.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 13% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Noon) - 23% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 30% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 33% of flight departures

Is Charlotte weather warmer or cooler than Chicago?

Temperatures around the 90 °F's can be experienced in July. The weather in Chicago is colder than in Charlotte. Plan for potential changes in flight availability as peak weather approaches in this location.

How long is the flight from Charlotte to Chicago?

A quick flight from Charlotte to Chicago can take about 2h 13m. American Airlines provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $111. Airlines will cover a distance of 602 mi. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

Our cheapest airline available from Charlotte to Chicago is Spirit Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $79 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Frontier and American Airlines, starting at $86 and $111 round-trip. Spirit Airlines is priced at 70% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $34 on Spirit Airlines. Another option is Frontier, who have fights from $39.

Alternative routes for Charlotte to Chicago

Destination information for Chicago

Average temperature for February in Chicago
39.2 °F
Avg rainfall for February in Chicago
1.0 ″

Airports servicing Charlotte

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Top 7 airlines flying from Charlotte to Chicago

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
JetBlue
$89 $172 No cancel fee 62%
Spirit Airlines
$76 $195 No cancel fee 65%
Frontier
$69 $228 No cancel fee 62%
United Airlines
$95 $280 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$148 $330 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$134 $336 No cancel fee N/A
Southwest
$361 $385 No cancel fee 63%

Hourly flight availability from Charlotte to Chicago

Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 43% of CLT to CHI departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 30% of CLT to CHI departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 19% of CLT to CHI departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 8% of CLT to CHI departures
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6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Charlotte to Chicago
Sunday
32 daily flights
Monday
37 daily flights
Tuesday
28 daily flights
Wednesday
24 daily flights
Thursday
33 daily flights
Friday
33 daily flights
Saturday
4 daily flights
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