Cheap flights from Columbia to Chicago (COU - CHI)

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The best prices from Columbia Regional to Chicago are usually found in June or April, booked 45 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Saturday and return on a Saturday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Columbia (COU) to Chicago (CHI)

All the information you need to plan the best COU to CHI flight in 2022: compare Columbia to Chicago flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Chicago.
COU - CHI
Price
$220 - $290
CHI
Temperature
23 - 73.4 °F
CHI
Rainfall
1.7 - 4.9 inches

Popular in

January

High demand for flights, 14% potential price rise

Cheapest in

June

Best time to find cheap flights, 11% potential price drop

Average price

$230

Average for round-trip flights in May 2022

Round-trip from

$220

From Columbia Regional to Chicago (CHI)

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Columbia, Missouri to Chicago?

Find a great deal and save up to 27% by booking at least 45 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Columbia, Missouri to Chicago within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $283.

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Columbia, Missouri to Chicago?

Flights from Columbia, Missouri to Chicago are found to be more expensive on Sunday. 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.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Columbia, Missouri to Chicago?

Flights from Columbia, Missouri to Chicago lean towards being more expensive in January. Prices are generally better when you fly from Columbia, Missouri to Chicago in June, with the cheapest ticket starting at $161.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Columbia, Missouri to Chicago (COU - CHI)?

When flying from Columbia, Missouri to Chicago, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the evening, which can drop the price by up to 42% versus a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Columbia to Chicago in May, June 2022

The best prices found for COU to CHI flights for May, June
22 Jun - 28 Jun
$320pp
COU
Columbia Regional
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
COU
Columbia Regional
9 Jun - 16 Jun
$360pp
COU
Columbia Regional
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
COU
Columbia Regional
22 Jun - 28 Jun
$369pp
COU
Columbia Regional
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
COU
Columbia Regional

Columbia Regional to Chicago 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Columbia found for this year
21 Sep - 28 Sep
$269pp
COU
Columbia Regional
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
COU
Columbia Regional
21 Sep - 28 Sep
$278pp
COU
Columbia Regional
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
COU
Columbia Regional
29 Nov - 3 Dec
$320pp
COU
Columbia Regional
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
COU
Columbia Regional

Non-stop flights to Chicago from Columbia

Save time with Columbia to Chicago direct flight deals
21 Sep - 28 Sep
$269pp
COU
Columbia Regional
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
COU
Columbia Regional
22 Jun - 28 Jun
$320pp
COU
Columbia Regional
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
COU
Columbia Regional
31 Aug - 11 Sep
$340pp
COU
Columbia Regional
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
COU
Columbia Regional

Last minute flights from Columbia to Chicago

Late deals on round-trip flights to Chicago from Columbia, departing today and this week
31 May - 1 Jun
$478pp
COU
Columbia Regional
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
COU
Columbia Regional
2 Jun - 3 Jun
$489pp
COU
Columbia Regional
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
COU
Columbia Regional
31 May - 1 Jun
$505pp
COU
Columbia Regional
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
COU
Columbia Regional

One-way flights to Chicago from Columbia

The cheapest one-way flights from Columbia to Chicago
2:18 am - 3:50 am
American Airlines
Nonstop
1h 32m
COU - ORD
American Airlines
2:00 am - 3:24 am
American Airlines
Nonstop
1h 24m
COU - ORD
American Airlines
2:20 am - 3:50 am
American Airlines
Nonstop
1h 30m
COU - ORD
American Airlines

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Columbia to Chicago

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

Most people fly from Columbia Regional (COU) if they book a flight from Columbia to Chicago. On average, Columbia Regional has 3 outbound flights to Chicago per day from 2 airlines. Columbia Regional is conveniently located just 11.1 mi from Columbia’s city center.

Which airlines flying from Columbia Regional to Chicago have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like American Airlines and United Airlines flying from Columbia Regional to Chicago have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from Columbia, Missouri to Chicago for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Columbia, Missouri to Chicago for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on American Airlines for just $269, but on average you can expect to pay $374.

Are there nonstop flights from Columbia, Missouri to Chicago for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Columbia, Missouri to Chicago under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Columbia, Missouri to Chicago is less than $430.

Are there last-minute flights available from Columbia, Missouri to Chicago for under $500?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Columbia, Missouri to Chicago within the next 7 days for less than $500.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Columbia, Missouri to Chicago round-trip?

According to our current data, American Airlines ($269), offers the cheapest pricing from Columbia, Missouri to Chicago.

What are the cheapest flights from Columbia, Missouri to Chicago?

The cheapest flight price from Columbia, Missouri to Chicago is $269. On average you can expect to pay $370. The most popular route, (Columbia Regional - Chicago O'Hare Intl), can usually be booked for $320.

What are the most reliable airlines from Columbia, Missouri to Chicago?

Looking for the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time? Our data shows these are most likely to get you from Columbia, Missouri to Chicago on time: SkyWest Airlines (80%), American Airlines (80%), Qatar Airways (71%).

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Chicago, IL

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

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Columbia Regional must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Chicago.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Columbia Regional are not required to quarantine after entering Chicago.

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

Returning to Columbia Regional from Chicago

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Chicago must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Columbia Regional.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Chicago are not required to quarantine after entering Columbia Regional.

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Alternative routes for Columbia 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 Columbia to Chicago.
Flight duration from COU to Chicago
1h 24m
Average temperature for May in Chicago
71.6 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Chicago
4.3 ″

Airports servicing Columbia

Airports servicing Chicago

Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Hourly flight availability from Columbia to Chicago

See what time of day planes typically take off from Columbia towards Chicago.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 66% of COU to CHI departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 34% of COU to CHI departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 0% of COU to CHI departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of COU to CHI departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Columbia to Chicago
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Columbia to Chicago.
Sunday
3 daily flights
Monday
3 daily flights
Tuesday
3 daily flights
Wednesday
3 daily flights
Thursday
3 daily flights
Friday
3 daily flights
Saturday
3 daily flights
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