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The best prices from Cincinnati to Chicago are usually found in August or September, booked 45 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Wednesday and return on a Saturday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Cincinnati (CVG) to Chicago (CHI)

CVG - CHI
Price
$155 - $191
CHI
Temperature
33.8 - 84.2 °F
CHI
Rainfall
0.7 - 4.3 inches

Popular in

June

High demand for flights, 10% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 10% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$155

From Cincinnati to Chicago

One-way from

$84

One-way flight from Cincinnati 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 Cincinnati to Chicago?

Travelers have found that booking a Friday 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 Cincinnati to Chicago?

Users have found that booking a flight from Cincinnati to Chicago at least 20 days early can save you up to 48% 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 Cincinnati to Chicago for as little as $213 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 $293 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

Flights from Cincinnati to Chicago lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Cincinnati to Chicago in August, with the cheapest ticket starting at $64.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Cincinnati to Chicago (CVG - CHI)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Cincinnati to Chicago in the evening. Doing so could potentially save you 9% on the flight price compared to flying in the afternoon, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Cincinnati to Chicago in November, December 2020

The best prices found for CVG to CHI flights for November, December
11 Dec - 13 Dec
$98pp
CVG
Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CVG
Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky
3 Dec - 11 Dec
$100pp
CVG
Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CVG
Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky
4 Dec - 7 Dec
$106pp
CVG
Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CVG
Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky

Cincinnati to Chicago 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Cincinnati found for next year
11 Dec - 13 Dec
$98pp
CVG
Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CVG
Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky
3 Dec - 11 Dec
$100pp
CVG
Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CVG
Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky
4 Dec - 7 Dec
$106pp
CVG
Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CVG
Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky

Non-stop flights to Chicago from Cincinnati

Save time with Cincinnati to Chicago direct flight deals
4 Mar - 6 Mar
$137pp
CVG
Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CVG
Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky
26 Dec - 2 Jan
$152pp
CVG
Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
CVG
Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky
12 Dec - 19 Dec
$157pp
CVG
Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
CVG
Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky

Last minute flights from Cincinnati to Chicago

Late deals on round-trip flights to Chicago from Cincinnati, departing today and this week
3 Dec - 11 Dec
$100pp
CVG
Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CVG
Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky
4 Dec - 7 Dec
$106pp
CVG
Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CVG
Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky
3 Dec - 10 Dec
$111pp
CVG
Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CVG
Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky

One-way flights to Chicago from Cincinnati

The cheapest one-way flights from Cincinnati to Chicago
1:21 pm - 1:54 pm
United Airlines
Nonstop
1h 33m
CVG - ORD
United Airlines
$84
United
8:35 am - 11:53 am
Delta
1 Stop
4h 18m
CVG - MDW
Delta
$93
Delta
6:40 am - 7:11 am
American Airlines
Nonstop
1h 31m
CVG - ORD
American Airlines

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Cincinnati to Chicago

Are flight prices decreasing from Cincinnati 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 Cincinnati 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 Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky to Chicago to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Southwest and Delta to help keep travelers safe while flying. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitizing their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travelers safer while flying from Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky to Chicago. Policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky to Chicago have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky to Chicago have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. American Airlines, Delta, and United Airlines 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.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Cincinnati to Chicago for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $98, but on average you can expect to pay $120.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Cincinnati to Chicago under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Cincinnati to Chicago is less than $1,410.

Are there last-minute flights available from Cincinnati to Chicago for under $100?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Cincinnati to Chicago within the next 7 days for less than $100.

What days are nonstop flights available from Cincinnati to Chicago?

Nonstop flights can be found on the following days: Sunday, Monday, Saturday.

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

On average 26 flights depart from Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky to Chicago per day.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 12% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Noon) - 12% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 35% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 42% of flight departures

Is Cincinnati weather warmer or cooler than Chicago?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 86 °F range in July. The weather in Chicago is generally colder than Cincinnati's. As flight availability is subject to become more limited as peak season approaches it is ideal to book in a timely manner.

How long is the flight from Cincinnati to Chicago?

For as low as $140, American Airlines can have you in Chicago from Cincinnati in 1h 13m. Cincinnati and Chicago are separated by a distance of 265 mi. Most flights are nonstop.

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

Currently priced at $98, Frontier will fly you from Cincinnati to Chicago and back. In addition to Frontier, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from United Airlines and American Airlines - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $137 and $140, respectively. Frontier is 42% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

$47 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Frontier. You may also be able to find cheap deals on American Airlines and Delta, with prices starting from $69 and $73, respectively.

Alternative routes for Cincinnati to Chicago

Destination information for Chicago

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Cincinnati to Chicago
Flight duration
1h 30m
Average temperature for November in Chicago
51.8 °F
Avg rainfall for November in Chicago
2.4 ″

Airports servicing Cincinnati

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Top 4 airlines from Cincinnati to Chicago

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Cincinnati 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
United Airlines
$74 $176 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$58 $241 No cancel fee N/A
Southwest
$182 $245 No cancel fee 63%
American Airlines
$74 $260 No cancel fee 71%

Hourly flight availability from Cincinnati to Chicago

Morning 6 AM to noon 61% of CVG to CHI departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 26% of CVG to CHI departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 11% of CVG to CHI departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 2% of CVG to CHI departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Cincinnati to Chicago
Sunday
21 daily flights
Monday
21 daily flights
Tuesday
12 daily flights
Wednesday
25 daily flights
Thursday
11 daily flights
Friday
16 daily flights
Saturday
18 daily flights
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