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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)

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

Round-trip from

$244

From Columbia to Chicago

One-way from

$159

One-way flight 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 48% 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 $213.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of August. Prices to Chicago from Columbia average $182. You can even find prices in August for less than $182, as users have found deals to Chicago from as low as $64. 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 34%.

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 5% versus a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Columbia to Chicago in December, January 2021

The best prices found for CAE to CHI flights for December, January
14 Jan - 17 Jan
$156pp
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
20 Dec - 2 Jan
$164pp
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
20 Dec - 2 Jan
$180pp
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan

Columbia to Chicago 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Columbia found for this year
20 Dec - 2 Jan
$164pp
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
20 Dec - 2 Jan
$180pp
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
31 Dec - 3 Jan
$184pp
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan

Non-stop flights to Chicago from Columbia

Save time with Columbia to Chicago direct flight deals
10 Feb - 16 Feb
$167pp
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
24 Dec - 27 Dec
$197pp
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
12 Feb - 14 Feb
$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

Last minute flights from Columbia to Chicago

Late deals on round-trip flights to Chicago from Columbia, departing today and this week
9 Dec - 14 Dec
$296pp
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
9 Dec - 14 Dec
$298pp
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
9 Dec - 14 Dec
$307pp
CAE
Columbia Metropolitan
United Airlines
Non-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
12:30 pm - 6:29 pm
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
30h 59m
CAE - ORD
Multiple Airlines
$159
Gotogate
4:09 am - 12:30 pm
American Airlines
1 Stop
9h 21m
CAE - ORD
American Airlines
6:30 am - 7:51 am
United Airlines
Nonstop
2h 21m
CAE - ORD
United Airlines
$409
United

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Columbia to Chicago 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.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Columbia Metropolitan 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. 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 Columbia Metropolitan to Chicago. Policies will vary by airline.

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.

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 Multiple Airlines for just $156, but on average you can expect to pay $195.

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

Cheapflights has at least 14 direct flights from Columbia to Chicago under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Columbia to Chicago is less than $320.

Are there last-minute flights available from Columbia to Chicago for under $300?

There are currently 19+ open flights from Columbia to Chicago within the next 7 days for less than $300.

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 $227, 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 $167, 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 51% 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 American Airlines, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $161. United Airlines flights start at $182 while deals on Delta start at $202 one-way.

Alternative routes for Columbia to Chicago

Destination information for Chicago

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Columbia to Chicago
Flight duration
2h 13m
Average temperature for December in Chicago
37.4 °F
Avg rainfall for December in Chicago
1.2 ″

Airports servicing Columbia

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Top 3 airlines 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

Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 59% of CAE to CHI departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 41% 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
Sunday
1 daily flight
Monday
1 daily flight
Tuesday
2 daily flights
Wednesday
1 daily flight
Thursday
1 daily flight
Friday
1 daily flight
Saturday
1 daily flight
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