Cheap flights from Columbus to Chicago (CHI)

CMH — CHI
Oct 4 — Oct 111

The best prices from Columbus to Chicago are usually found in October or February, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Saturday and return on a Thursday

How to find the cheapest flight from Columbus to Chicago (CHI)

All the information you need to plan the best C01 to CHI flight in 2022: compare Columbus to Chicago flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Chicago.

CMH - CHI

Price

$203 - $368

CHI

Temperature

23 - 73.4 °F

CHI

Rainfall

1.7 - 4.9 inches

Popular inJulyHigh demand for flights, 22% potential price rise
Cheapest inOctoberBest time to find cheap flights, 29% potential price drop
Round-trip from$203From Columbus to Chicago (CHI)
One-way from$111One-way flight from Columbus to Chicago (CHI)

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

Users have found that flying from Columbus to Chicago on a Monday 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 Columbus to Chicago?

Find a great deal and save up to 52% by booking at least 60 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 Columbus to Chicago within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $318.

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

Flights from Columbus to Chicago lean towards being more expensive in July. Prices are generally better when you fly from Columbus to Chicago in October, with the cheapest ticket starting at $153.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Columbus to Chicago (CMH - CHI)?

It’s optimal to fly from Columbus to Chicago in the morning. By choosing this option you can save up to 8% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Columbus to Chicago in September, October 2022

The best prices found for Columbus to CHI flights for September, October
Oct 11 - Oct 12
CMH

Columbus

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 27m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

CMH

Columbus

Nonstop

1h 20m
$156

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 27/9/22

Oct 29 - Nov 1
CMH

Columbus

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 18m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

CMH

Columbus

Nonstop

1h 14m
$166

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 28/9/22

Oct 29 - Nov 1
CMH

Columbus

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 27m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

CMH

Columbus

1 stop

4h 34m
$175

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 28/9/22

Columbus to Chicago 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Columbus found for this year
Nov 9 - Nov 9
CMH

Columbus

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

5h 57m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

CMH

Columbus

Nonstop

1h 29m
$141

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 27/9/22

Oct 11 - Oct 11
CMH

Columbus

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 31m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

CMH

Columbus

Nonstop

1h 29m
$156

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 27/9/22

Nov 15 - Nov 16
CMH

Columbus

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 19m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

CMH

Columbus

Nonstop

1h 18m
$163

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 27/9/22

Cheap Spirit Airlines flights from Columbus to Chicago

Oct 11 - Oct 12
CMH

Columbus

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

26h 15m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

CMH

Columbus

1 stop

20h 03m
$211

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 27/9/22

Oct 17 - Oct 18
CMH

Columbus

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

26h 15m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

CMH

Columbus

1 stop

20h 03m
$213

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 26/9/22

Oct 17 - Oct 18
CMH

Columbus

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

26h 15m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

CMH

Columbus

2 stops

18h 03m
$215

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 26/9/22

Cheap United Airlines flights from Columbus to Chicago

Oct 11 - Oct 12
CMH

Columbus

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 27m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

CMH

Columbus

Nonstop

1h 20m
$156

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 27/9/22

Nov 15 - Nov 16
CMH

Columbus

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 19m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

CMH

Columbus

Nonstop

1h 18m
$163

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 27/9/22

Oct 26 - Oct 27
CMH

Columbus

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 27m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

CMH

Columbus

Nonstop

1h 20m
$166

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 29/9/22

Non-stop flights to Chicago from Columbus

Save time with Columbus to Chicago direct flight deals
Oct 11 - Oct 12
CMH

Columbus

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 27m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

CMH

Columbus

Nonstop

1h 20m
$156

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 27/9/22

Nov 15 - Nov 16
CMH

Columbus

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 19m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

CMH

Columbus

Nonstop

1h 18m
$163

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 27/9/22

Oct 29 - Nov 1
CMH

Columbus

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 18m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

CMH

Columbus

Nonstop

1h 14m
$166

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 28/9/22

Last minute flights from Columbus to Chicago

Late deals on return flights to Chicago from Columbus, departing today and this week
Oct 8 - Oct 11
CMH

Columbus

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 18m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

CMH

Columbus

Nonstop

1h 20m
$270

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 26/9/22

Oct 8 - Oct 11
CMH

Columbus

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

11h 08m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

CMH

Columbus

1 stop

20h 03m
$273

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 26/9/22

Oct 5 - Oct 12
CMH

Columbus

MDW

Chicago Midway

1 stop

7h 54m
MDW

Chicago Midway

CMH

Columbus

1 stop

7h 31m
$278

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 29/9/22

One-way flights to Chicago from Columbus

The cheapest one-way flights from Columbus to Chicago
Oct 18
CMH

Columbus

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 31m
$78

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 28/9/22

Oct 25
CMH

Columbus

MDW

Chicago Midway

1 stop

7h 06m
$87

Delta

Pick Dates

Deal found 27/9/22

Oct 18
CMH

Columbus

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

3h 22m
$87

Delta

Pick Dates

Deal found 27/9/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Columbus to Chicago flights.

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from Columbus 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 Columbus to Chicago for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Columbus to Chicago for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on American Airlines for just $141, but on average you can expect to pay $177.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Columbus to Chicago under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Columbus to Chicago is less than $214.

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

There are currently 20+ open flights from Columbus to Chicago within the next 7 days for less than $300.

What days are nonstop flights available from Columbus to Chicago?

Days when nonstop flights are available for this flight are: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

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

On average 26 flights depart from Columbus to Chicago per day.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 15% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Noon) - 42% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 42% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Columbus to Chicago?

American Airlines, United Airlines, and Delta can get you from Columbus to Chicago in just under 1h 27m. Your travel time can differ by up to 4h 30m. The distance between Columbus and Chicago is about 297 mi. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

According to our current data, American Airlines ($141), United Airlines ($156), and Delta ($174) offers the cheapest pricing from Columbus to Chicago. American Airlines is priced at 50% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Columbus to Chicago are United Airlines ($78), Delta ($87), and Spirit Airlines ($105).

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

American Airlines, British Airways and Delta are the most popular airlines when flying from Columbus to Chicago.

What are the most reliable airlines from Columbus 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 Columbus to Chicago on time: Finnair (92%), ANA (91%), Envoy Air (88%).

What are the cheapest flights from Columbus to Chicago?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Columbus to Chicago? While on average our users pay $378, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $88. The most popular route (Columbus - Chicago O'Hare Intl), is priced around $165.

Alternative routes for Columbus to Chicago

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Top 7 airlines flying from Columbus to Chicago

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Columbus to Chicago choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Juneyao AirlinesCheapest$14Average$20FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time66%COVID-19 safety
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British AirwaysCheapest$62Average$81FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time70%COVID-19 safety
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Spirit AirlinesCheapest$93Average$232FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time65%COVID-19 safety
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American AirlinesCheapest$104Average$303FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%COVID-19 safety
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United AirlinesCheapest$117Average$274FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
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DeltaCheapest$174Average$368FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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Linear Air TaxiCheapest$2,351Average$4,526FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Columbus to Chicago

See what time of day planes typically take off from Columbus to Chicago
6%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
59%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
32%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
3%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM

Weekly flight availability from Columbus to Chicago

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Columbus to Chicago
Sunday15daily flights
Monday37daily flights
Tuesday37daily flights
Wednesday40daily flights
Thursday35daily flights
Friday24daily flights
Saturday18daily flights