Cheap flights from Columbia to Chicago (CAE - CHI)

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The best prices from Columbia to Chicago are usually found in June or August, booked 31 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Tuesday and return on a Sunday

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

All the information you need to plan the best CAE to CHI flight in 2021: compare Columbia to Chicago flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Chicago.
CAE - CHI
Price
$244 - $432
CHI
Temperature
33.8 - 84.2 °F
CHI
Rainfall
0.7 - 4.3 inches

Popular in

January

High demand for flights, 20% potential price rise

Cheapest in

June

Best time to find cheap flights, 29% potential price drop

Average price

$342

Average for round-trip flights in May 2021

Round-trip from

$244

From Columbia 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 Columbia to Chicago?

Flights from Columbia 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 Columbia to Chicago?

Find a great deal and save up to 10% by booking at least 20 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 to Chicago within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $137.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of April. Prices to Chicago from Columbia average $135. You can even find prices in April for less than $135, as users have found deals to Chicago from as low as $33. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Chicago from Columbia. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 49%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Columbia to Chicago (CAE - CHI)?

When flying from Columbia to Chicago, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight at noon, which can drop the price by up to 16% versus a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from Columbia to Chicago in May, June 2021

The best prices found for CAE to CHI flights for May, June
17 Jun - 21 Jun
$257pp
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
Delta
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
22 Jun - 29 Jun
$271pp
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
22 Jun - 29 Jun
$280pp
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan

Columbia to Chicago 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Columbia found for this year
18 Aug - 25 Aug
$187pp
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
18 Aug - 25 Aug
$196pp
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
25 Sep - 29 Sep
$202pp
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan

Non-stop flights to Chicago from Columbia

Save time with Columbia to Chicago direct flight deals
18 Aug - 25 Aug
$187pp
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
9 Sep - 14 Sep
$207pp
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
17 Sep - 19 Sep
$227pp
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan

Last minute flights from Columbia to Chicago

Late deals on round-trip flights to Chicago from Columbia, departing today and this week
25 May - 3 Jun
$331pp
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
25 May - 3 Jun
$335pp
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
25 May - 3 Jun
$340pp
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan

One-way flights to Chicago from Columbia

The cheapest one-way flights from Columbia to Chicago
5:35 am - 8:26 pm
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
15h 51m
CAE - ORD
Multiple Airlines
$312
Gotogate
7:00 am - 10:29 am
American Airlines
1 Stop
4h 29m
CAE - ORD
American Airlines
1:30 am - 8:30 am
Delta
2 Stops
8h 00m
CAE - MDW
Delta
$387
Delta

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

Are flight prices decreasing from Columbia 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 Columbia 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.

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from Columbia Metropolitan to Chicago that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are United Airlines, American Airlines, and Delta. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

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

Columbia Metropolitan (CAE), located 6.5 mi from the city center, is the airport you fly out of when you book flights from Columbia to Chicago. 4 airlines have flights from Metropolitan to Chicago on a regular basis. Booking flights from Columbia Metropolitan to Chicago should not be difficult; the airport handles an average of 1 outbound flight to Chicago per day.

Can I find flights from Columbia to Chicago for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Columbia to Chicago for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on United Airlines for just $187, but on average you can expect to pay $231.

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

Cheapflights has at least 17 direct flights from Columbia to Chicago under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Columbia to Chicago is less than $402.

Are there last-minute flights available from Columbia to Chicago for under $400?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Columbia to Chicago within the next 7 days for less than $400.

Is Columbia weather warmer or cooler than Chicago?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 93 °F's in July, on average. The temperature in Chicago is generally colder than in Columbia. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

How long is the flight from Columbia to Chicago?

For as low as $229, United Airlines can have you in Chicago from Columbia in 2h 16m. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both nonstop flights and flights with stops.

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

United Airlines, at $187, was found to be the cheapest airline from Columbia to Chicago.Alternate airlines to your destination round-trip include American Airlines and Delta. United Airlines is currently priced 45% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with United Airlines, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $199. American Airlines flights start at $256 while deals on Delta start at $312 one-way.

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
2h 11m
Average temperature for May in Chicago
71.6 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Chicago
4.3 ″

Airports servicing Columbia

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Top 3 airlines flying from Columbia to Chicago

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Columbia 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
American Airlines
$128 $346 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$328 $403 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$130 $414 No cancel fee N/A

Hourly flight availability from Columbia to Chicago

See what time of day planes typically take off from Columbia towards Chicago.
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 64% of CAE to CHI departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 36% of CAE to CHI departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 0% of CAE to CHI departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of CAE 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
2 daily flights
Monday
2 daily flights
Tuesday
2 daily flights
Wednesday
2 daily flights
Thursday
2 daily flights
Friday
2 daily flights
Saturday
1 daily flight
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