Cheap flights from Cleveland to Chicago (CLE - CHI)

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The best prices from Cleveland Hopkins Intl to Chicago are usually found in August or July, booked 40 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Thursday and return on a Saturday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Cleveland (CLE) to Chicago (CHI)

All the information you need to plan the best CLE to CHI flight in 2021: compare Cleveland to Chicago flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Chicago.
CLE - CHI
Price
$138 - $256
CHI
Temperature
23 - 73.4 °F
CHI
Precipitation
1.7 - 4.9 inches

Popular in

May

High demand for flights, 12% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

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

Round-trip from

$138

From Cleveland Hopkins Intl to Chicago (CHI)

One-way from

$36

One-way flight from Cleveland Hopkins Intl to Chicago (CHI)

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
When is the cheapest time to fly from Cleveland to Chicago (CLE - CHI)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Cleveland to Chicago in the evening. 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 afternoon.

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

To save up to 9% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 40 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Cleveland to Chicago from $248 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $266 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

Travelers have found that booking a Friday departure is the best way to save up to 7% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

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

August can be a great time to fly to Chicago from Cleveland with a flight ticket averaging about $226. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of August for as cheap as $96. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of May.

Cheap flights from Cleveland to Chicago in October, November 2021

The best prices found for CLE to CHI flights for October, November
1 Nov - 4 Nov
$83pp
CLE
Cleveland Hopkins Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CLE
Cleveland Hopkins Intl
8 Nov - 10 Nov
$87pp
CLE
Cleveland Hopkins Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CLE
Cleveland Hopkins Intl
28 Oct - 3 Nov
$89pp
CLE
Cleveland Hopkins Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CLE
Cleveland Hopkins Intl

Cleveland Hopkins Intl to Chicago 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Cleveland found for this year
1 Nov - 4 Nov
$83pp
CLE
Cleveland Hopkins Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CLE
Cleveland Hopkins Intl
8 Nov - 10 Nov
$87pp
CLE
Cleveland Hopkins Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CLE
Cleveland Hopkins Intl
28 Oct - 3 Nov
$89pp
CLE
Cleveland Hopkins Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CLE
Cleveland Hopkins Intl

Non-stop flights to Chicago from Cleveland

Save time with Cleveland to Chicago direct flight deals
7 Dec - 7 Dec
$150pp
CLE
Cleveland Hopkins Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CLE
Cleveland Hopkins Intl
30 Nov - 2 Dec
$155pp
CLE
Cleveland Hopkins Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CLE
Cleveland Hopkins Intl
10 Nov - 14 Nov
$157pp
CLE
Cleveland Hopkins Intl
Major Airline
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Major Airline
Non-Stop
CLE
Cleveland Hopkins Intl

Last minute flights from Cleveland to Chicago

Late deals on round-trip flights to Chicago from Cleveland, departing today and this week
28 Oct - 3 Nov
$89pp
CLE
Cleveland Hopkins Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CLE
Cleveland Hopkins Intl
28 Oct - 1 Nov
$93pp
CLE
Cleveland Hopkins Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CLE
Cleveland Hopkins Intl
28 Oct - 31 Oct
$95pp
CLE
Cleveland Hopkins Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CLE
Cleveland Hopkins Intl

One-way flights to Chicago from Cleveland

The cheapest one-way flights from Cleveland to Chicago
3:52 am - 4:43 am
Major Airline
Nonstop
1h 51m
CLE - ORD
Major Airline
$69
StudentUniverse
3:00 am - 5:47 pm
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
15h 47m
CLE - ORD
Spirit Airlines
$36
FareScan
2:30 pm - 4:31 pm
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
27h 01m
CLE - ORD
Spirit Airlines
$38
FareScan

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Cleveland to Chicago

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

Cleveland Hopkins Intl (CLE), located 10.1 mi from the city center, is the airport you fly out of when you book flights from Cleveland to Chicago. 9 airlines have flights from Hopkins Intl to Chicago on a regular basis. Booking flights from Cleveland Hopkins Intl to Chicago should not be difficult; the airport handles an average of 44 outbound flights to Chicago per day.

Which airlines flying from Cleveland Hopkins Intl to Chicago have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

United Airlines, American Airlines, and Delta are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Cleveland to Chicago for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $83, but on average you can expect to pay $102.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Cleveland to Chicago under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Cleveland to Chicago is less than $205.

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

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

What days are nonstop flights available from Cleveland to Chicago?

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

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

On average 42 flights depart from Cleveland to Chicago per day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 45% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 43% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 12% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Cleveland to Chicago?

Airlines like Spirit Airlines and United Airlines fly from Cleveland to Chicago in about 7h 51m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 19h 10m. There are 316 mi between Cleveland and Chicago. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

Our cheapest airline available from Cleveland to Chicago is Spirit Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $83 on this airline. An additional option worth looking into is United Airlines, starting at $121. Spirit Airlines is currently priced 63% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

Consider Train, Bus or Major Airline when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Cleveland to Chicago.

What are the most popular routes from Cleveland to Chicago?

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

What are the cheapest flights from Cleveland to Chicago?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Cleveland to Chicago? While on average our users pay $348, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $112. The most popular route (Cleveland Hopkins Intl - Chicago O'Hare Intl), is priced around $95.

What are the most reliable airlines from Cleveland to Chicago?

Consider Cathay Pacific (100%), Piedmont Airlines (96%) or Turkish Airlines (94%) when booking your flight. These represent the most reliable airlines when flying from Cleveland to Chicago.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Chicago, IL

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

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Cleveland Hopkins Intl must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Chicago.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Cleveland Hopkins Intl are not required to quarantine after entering Chicago.

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

Returning to Cleveland Hopkins Intl from Chicago

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Chicago must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Cleveland Hopkins Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Chicago are not required to quarantine after entering Cleveland Hopkins Intl.

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Alternative routes for Cleveland 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 Cleveland to Chicago.
Average temperature for October in Chicago
64.4 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Chicago
2.6 ″

Airports servicing Cleveland

Airports servicing Chicago

Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Top 5 airlines flying from Cleveland Hopkins Intl to Chicago

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Cleveland 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
Delta
$69 $289 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$118 $277 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$118 $313 No cancel fee 69%
Spirit Airlines
$154 $245 No cancel fee 65%
Linear Air Taxi
$2,730 $5,692 No cancel fee N/A

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Linear Air Taxi. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Hourly flight availability from Cleveland to Chicago

See what time of day planes typically take off from Cleveland towards Chicago.
Morning 6 AM to noon 42% of CLE to CHI departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 34% of CLE to CHI departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 19% of CLE to CHI departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 5% of CLE to CHI departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Cleveland to Chicago
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Cleveland to Chicago.
Sunday
27 daily flights
Monday
49 daily flights
Tuesday
48 daily flights
Wednesday
55 daily flights
Thursday
54 daily flights
Friday
52 daily flights
Saturday
24 daily flights
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