Flights from Dallas (DFW) to Chicago (CHI)

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$268RT including taxes
Dec 22 2018 Dec 30 2018
8 nights
Dallas/Fort Worth International (DFW) to Moline (MLI)
Flying with: United Airlines
$272RT including taxes
Aug 13 2018 Aug 20 2018
7 nights
Dallas/Fort Worth International (DFW) to Peoria (PIA)
Flying with: American Airlines

Travel information for Dallas to Chicago

Avg. flight duration fromDallas to Chicago2 hrs 12 mins
Dallas to Chicago800 miles
Here are some alternative departure airports for Dallas
  • Fort Worth (FTW) is only 6.2 miles from Dallas
  • Tyler (TYR) is only 85.4 miles from Dallas
  • Waco (ACT) is only 85.9 miles from Dallas

How much do things cost in Chicago and Dallas?

Dallas is 15% cheaper than Chicago
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Additional useful information for Chicago

Chicago is a large, diverse city known for spectacular architecture, an eclectic arts scene, and lakeside activities along Lake Michigan. A highlight of any trip to this city is Navy Pier, where you can spend time enjoying the shops, restaurants, gardens, parks, and theaters lined along the lake. Art lovers will want to stop by the Art Institute of Chicago or take an architectural boa tour down the Chicago River. There is plenty of evening entertainment to choose from, including the Second City comedy club, Lyric Opera of Chicago, and Shakespeare Theater. Best of all, you can have access to all Chicago has to offer in less than two hours when you choose a direct flight from Dallas.

How long is the flight from Dallas to Chicago?
Direct flights between Dallas and Chicago are a little under two hours long. Choosing an indirect flight that stops in a connecting city will increase the total travel time.

Which airlines operate flights from Dallas to Chicago?
Several major airlines operate direct flights between Dallas Fort Worth International Airport and Chicago's O'Hare International Airport, including American, United, and Spirit Airlines. Southwest offers flights between Dallas Love field and Chicago Midway International Airport.

How frequent are flights between Dallas and Chicago?
There are close to 200 nonstop flights each week from Dallas to Chicago. There are also many indirect flights, with stopovers in connecting cities such as Atlanta, GA.

Which airports serve Dallas to Chicago?
Dallas is served by two major airports: Dallas Fort Worth International Airport and Dallas Love Field. Chicago is also served by two main airports: O'Hare International Airport and Chicago Midway International Airport.

Which direct flight route between Dallas and Chicago is cheapest?
The cheapest direct flights between Dallas and Chicago are on Spirit and American Airlines, flying from Dallas Fort Worth International Airport to O'Hare International Airport. Those who live closer to Dallas Love Field may find cheaper flights between that airport and Midway International Airport on Southwest.

Both Dallas and Chicago are large cities with much to see and do, so travelers used to city life will feel at home in Chicago. The city is more compact than Dallas, with a larger population, so it may feel more crowded. Sports is a large draw in both cities. Dallas Cowboys fans may be able to catch their team playing the Chicago Bears, while fans of the Mavericks can head to United Center Arena to see them play the Bulls. Chicago's climate is different than Dallas, with cold, snowy winters. If traveling during the winter months, be sure to invest in a good pair of boots, warm coat, gloves, scarves, and a hat. Summers can be hot and humid, so pack lightweight clothing if traveling in this season.

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Facts and figures about flying from Dallas to Chicago

  • The Canadair CRJ 700 is the smallest aircraft operating flights between Dallas and Chicago
  • When flying from Dallas to Chicago, Atlanta International is the most common place passengers connect in
  • For flights between Dallas and Chicago, the typical cancellation rate is 0.2 percent
  • Flights from Dallas to Chicago offer an Airbus A320-100/200 as the largest available aircraft
  • From Dallas to Chicago, the most frequently used aircraft is a Boeing 737-800 (winglets)
  • Flights from Dallas to Chicago are delayed 3.3 percent of the time
  • Each week Delta Air Lines, Inc. operates 313 flights from Dallas to Chicago
  • Flights from Dallas to Chicago typically have a delay of 14 mins

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