Cheap flights from Cleveland to Chicago (CLE - CHI)

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The best prices from Cleveland 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)

CLE - CHI
Price
$138 - $256
CHI
Temperature
33.8 - 84.2 °F
CHI
Rainfall
0.7 - 4.3 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 to Chicago

One-way from

$53

One-way flight from Cleveland 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 Cleveland to Chicago?

Users have found that flying from Cleveland to Chicago on a Saturday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Cleveland to Chicago at least 20 days early can save you up to 10% 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 Cleveland to Chicago for as little as $137 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 $157 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, April can be a great choice for travel to Chicago. Flights to Chicago from Cleveland in April are about $135 on average during April, but can be found for as low as $33.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Cleveland to Chicago (CLE - CHI)?

It’s optimal to fly from Cleveland to Chicago in the evening. By choosing this option you can save up to 7% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Cleveland to Chicago in March, April 2021

17 Mar - 28 Apr
$79pp
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
29 Apr - 1 May
$80pp
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
22 Apr - 27 Apr
$81pp
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 to Chicago 2021 flight deals

17 Mar - 28 Apr
$79pp
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
29 Apr - 1 May
$80pp
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
15 May - 18 May
$81pp
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

14 Apr - 14 Apr
$99pp
CLE
Cleveland Hopkins Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
CLE
Cleveland Hopkins Intl
8 Apr - 28 Apr
$116pp
CLE
Cleveland Hopkins Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
CLE
Cleveland Hopkins Intl
24 Apr - 24 Apr
$128pp
CLE
Cleveland Hopkins Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
CLE
Cleveland Hopkins Intl

Last minute flights from Cleveland to Chicago

10 Mar - 13 Mar
$123pp
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
10 Mar - 16 Mar
$137pp
CLE
Cleveland Hopkins Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CLE
Cleveland Hopkins Intl
9 Mar - 16 Mar
$139pp
CLE
Cleveland Hopkins Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
CLE
Cleveland Hopkins Intl

One-way flights to Chicago from Cleveland

12:18 pm - 12:57 pm
United Airlines
Nonstop
1h 39m
CLE - ORD
United Airlines
$53
mytrip.com
7:55 am - 8:31 am
Major Airline
Nonstop
1h 36m
CLE - ORD
Major Airline
$65
StudentUniverse
7:55 am - 8:31 am
American Airlines
Nonstop
1h 36m
CLE - ORD
American Airlines

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Flight FAQs

From Cleveland to Chicago

Are flight prices decreasing from Cleveland 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 Cleveland 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 Cleveland Hopkins Intl 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 Cleveland Hopkins Intl 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 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 $79, but on average you can expect to pay $110.

Are there nonstop flights from Cleveland to Chicago for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Cleveland to Chicago under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Cleveland to Chicago is less than $160.

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

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

What days are nonstop flights available from Cleveland to Chicago?

You can find nonstop flights on the following days: Monday, Tuesday.

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

On average 9 flights depart from Cleveland Hopkins Intl to Chicago per day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 67% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 22% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 11% of flight departures

Is Cleveland weather warmer or cooler than Chicago?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 84 °F on average in the month of July. The temperature in Chicago is typically the same as in Cleveland. If you're traveling when the temperature is at its warmest, push to plan early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. For the best results, search for flights well in advance or after peak season.

How long is the flight from Cleveland to Chicago?

United Airlines, Major Airline, and American Airlines can get you from Cleveland to Chicago in just under 1h 25m. Your travel time will be generally consistent. There are 307 mi between Cleveland and Chicago. Generally, flights for this route are nonstop.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Cleveland to Chicago round-trip from $79. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are American Airlines, from $99, and United Airlines, from $133. These flights start at 65% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Spirit Airlines, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $40. American Airlines flights start at $50 while deals on Frontier start at $51 one-way.

Alternative routes for Cleveland to Chicago

Destination information for Chicago

Flight duration
1h 31m
Average temperature for March in Chicago
50.0 °F
Avg rainfall for March in Chicago
1.6 ″

Airports servicing Cleveland

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Top 5 airlines flying from Cleveland to Chicago

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Spirit Airlines
$154 $245 No cancel fee 65%
American Airlines
$118 $277 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$69 $289 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$118 $313 No cancel fee 69%
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

Morning 6 AM to noon 69% of CLE to CHI departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 30% of CLE to CHI departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of CLE to CHI departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of CLE to CHI departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Cleveland to Chicago
Sunday
9 daily flights
Monday
12 daily flights
Tuesday
10 daily flights
Wednesday
18 daily flights
Thursday
12 daily flights
Friday
12 daily flights
Saturday
6 daily flights
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