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How to find the cheapest flight from
Dallas (DFW) to Chicago (CHI)

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

Users have found that leaving on a Monday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 22% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Dallas to Chicago?

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 37 days in advance to save up to 10% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 37 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Dallas to Chicago 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $177, or $177 for flights within the next 24 hours.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Dallas to Chicago (A78 - CHI)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Dallas to Chicago in the evening. Doing so could potentially save you 43% on the flight price compared to flying in the noon, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Dallas to Chicago in August, September 2020

The best prices found for DFW to CHI flights for August, September
30 Jul - 4 Aug
$32pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
26 Jul - 30 Jul
$33pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
31 Jul - 3 Aug
$34pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth

Dallas to Chicago 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Dallas found for this year
30 Jul - 1 Aug
$32pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
26 Jul - 30 Jul
$33pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
31 Jul - 3 Aug
$34pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth

Non-stop flights to Chicago from Dallas

Save time with Dallas to Chicago direct flight deals
30 Jul - 4 Aug
$32pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
26 Jul - 30 Jul
$33pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
31 Jul - 3 Aug
$34pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth

Last minute flights from Dallas to Chicago

Late deals on round-trip flights to Chicago from Dallas, departing today and this week
27 Jul - 30 Jul
$32pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
26 Jul - 30 Jul
$33pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
24 Jul - 27 Jul
$34pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth

One-way flights to Chicago from Dallas

The cheapest one-way flights from Dallas to Chicago
5:25 pm - 7:49 pm
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
2h 24m
DFW - ORD
Spirit Airlines
$16
FlightNetwork
5:25 pm - 7:49 pm
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
2h 24m
DFW - ORD
Spirit Airlines
$17
FlyFar
6:26 am - 8:57 am
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
2h 31m
DFW - ORD
Spirit Airlines
$19
Expedia

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Dallas to Chicago

Are flight prices decreasing from Dallas 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 Dallas 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.

Can I find flights from Dallas to Chicago for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Dallas to Chicago for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $32, but on average you can expect to pay $43.

Are there nonstop flights from Dallas to Chicago for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Dallas to Chicago under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Dallas to Chicago is less than $45.

Are there last-minute flights available from Dallas to Chicago for under $100?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Dallas to Chicago within the next 7 days for less than $100.

What days are nonstop flights available from Dallas to Chicago?

You can find nonstop flights on the following days: Friday, Saturday.

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

On average 7 flights depart from Dallas to Chicago per day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 43% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 57% of flight departures

Is Dallas weather warmer or cooler than Chicago?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 97 °F on average in the month of July. The temperature in Chicago is typically colder than in Dallas. If you're traveling when the temperature is at its warmest, push to plan early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. For the best results, search for flights well in advance or after peak season.

How long is the flight from Dallas to Chicago?

There are many flights that can get you from Dallas to Chicago in 2h 24m. Fly via Spirit Airlines or Delta to get the fastest option. Dallas and Chicago are separated by a distance of 806 mi. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Dallas to Chicago round-trip?

Flying on Spirit Airlines is currently your cheapest option to Chicago, with prices starting at $32.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Spirit Airlines, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $16.

Alternative routes for Dallas to Chicago

Destination information for Chicago

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Dallas to Chicago
Flight duration
2h 29m
Average temperature for August in Chicago
82.4 °F
Avg rainfall for August in Chicago
3.9 ″

Airports servicing Dallas

Dallas Love Field (DAL)
Dallas Addison (ADS)

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Hourly flight availability from Dallas to Chicago

Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 56% of DFW to CHI departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 28% of DFW to CHI departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 9% of DFW to CHI departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 7% of DFW to CHI departures
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