Cheap flights from Durham, NC to Chicago (CHI)

RDU — CHI
Aug 16 — Aug 231

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

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

All the information you need to plan the best DU8 to CHI flight in 2022: compare Durham to Chicago flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Chicago.

DU8 - CHI

Price

$217 - $390

CHI

Temperature

23 - 73.4 °F

CHI

Rainfall

1.7 - 4.9 inches

Popular inJuneHigh demand for flights, 26% potential price rise
Cheapest inJanuaryBest time to find cheap flights, 25% potential price drop
Round-trip from$217From Durham to Chicago (CHI)
One-way from$64One-way flight from Durham to Chicago (CHI)

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Durham to Chicago, book at least 61 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 39% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $324 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $388.

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

January is one of the best times of the year to fly to Chicago from Durham. Prices for January average $289 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $186. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of June. Opting for a January flight can save you 35% on your journey compared to booking in June

When is the cheapest time to fly from Durham to Chicago (DU8 - CHI)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from Durham to Chicago as you normally would.

Cheap flights from Durham to Chicago in August, September 2022

The best prices found for Durham to CHI flights for August, September
Sep 12 - Sep 14
RDU

Raleigh-Durham

MDW

Chicago Midway

1 stop

20h 08m
MDW

Chicago Midway

RDU

Raleigh-Durham

1 stop

19h 17m
$128

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/10/22

Sep 7 - Sep 7
RDU

Raleigh-Durham

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

5h 01m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

RDU

Raleigh-Durham

Nonstop

1h 57m
$131

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/9/22

Sep 7 - Sep 7
RDU

Raleigh-Durham

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

5h 12m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

RDU

Raleigh-Durham

1 stop

4h 05m
$139

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/9/22

Durham to Chicago 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Durham found for this year
Sep 12 - Sep 14
RDU

Raleigh-Durham

MDW

Chicago Midway

1 stop

20h 08m
MDW

Chicago Midway

RDU

Raleigh-Durham

1 stop

19h 17m
$128

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/10/22

Sep 7 - Sep 7
RDU

Raleigh-Durham

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

5h 01m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

RDU

Raleigh-Durham

Nonstop

1h 57m
$131

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/9/22

Sep 7 - Sep 7
RDU

Raleigh-Durham

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

5h 12m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

RDU

Raleigh-Durham

1 stop

4h 05m
$139

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/9/22

Cheap American Airlines flights from Durham to Chicago

Sep 7 - Sep 7
RDU

Raleigh-Durham

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

5h 01m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

RDU

Raleigh-Durham

Nonstop

1h 57m
$131

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/9/22

Sep 7 - Sep 7
RDU

Raleigh-Durham

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

5h 12m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

RDU

Raleigh-Durham

1 stop

4h 05m
$139

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/9/22

Sep 12 - Sep 13
RDU

Raleigh-Durham

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

14h 56m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

RDU

Raleigh-Durham

1 stop

8h 48m
$146

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

Cheap Frontier flights from Durham to Chicago

Sep 12 - Sep 14
RDU

Raleigh-Durham

MDW

Chicago Midway

1 stop

20h 08m
MDW

Chicago Midway

RDU

Raleigh-Durham

1 stop

19h 17m
$128

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/10/22

Aug 29 - Aug 30
RDU

Raleigh-Durham

MDW

Chicago Midway

1 stop

15h 29m
MDW

Chicago Midway

RDU

Raleigh-Durham

1 stop

14h 08m
$153

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/10/22

Oct 3 - Oct 11
RDU

Raleigh-Durham

MDW

Chicago Midway

1 stop

20h 08m
MDW

Chicago Midway

RDU

Raleigh-Durham

1 stop

14h 17m
$159

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/9/22

Non-stop flights to Chicago from Durham

Save time with Durham to Chicago direct flight deals
Sep 3 - Sep 3
RDU

Raleigh-Durham

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

2h 21m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

RDU

Raleigh-Durham

Nonstop

1h 54m
$206

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/9/22

Aug 31 - Sep 3
RDU

Raleigh-Durham

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

2h 16m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

RDU

Raleigh-Durham

Nonstop

2h 00m
$239

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

Sep 3 - Sep 6
RDU

Raleigh-Durham

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

2h 21m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

RDU

Raleigh-Durham

Nonstop

2h 04m
$249

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/9/22

Last minute flights from Durham to Chicago

Late deals on return flights to Chicago from Durham, departing today and this week
Aug 16 - Aug 17
RDU

Raleigh-Durham

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

11h 35m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

RDU

Raleigh-Durham

1 stop

12h 41m
$164

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/10/22

Aug 17 - Aug 22
RDU

Raleigh-Durham

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

10h 58m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

RDU

Raleigh-Durham

1 stop

13h 12m
$171

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/10/22

Aug 16 - Aug 17
RDU

Raleigh-Durham

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

11h 35m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

RDU

Raleigh-Durham

1 stop

12h 41m
$172

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

One-way flights to Chicago from Durham

The cheapest one-way flights from Durham to Chicago
Sep 12
RDU

Raleigh-Durham

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

23h 49m
$64

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/9/22

Sep 12
RDU

Raleigh-Durham

MDW

Chicago Midway

1 stop

20h 08m
$64

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/9/22

Sep 19
RDU

Raleigh-Durham

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

23h 49m
$65

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/10/22

Related info for your journey

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

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

Some of our airline partners flying from Durham to Chicago have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. American Airlines, United Airlines, and Delta are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like American Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Durham to Chicago for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $128, but on average you can expect to pay $158.

Are there nonstop flights from Durham to Chicago for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Durham to Chicago under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Durham to Chicago is less than $272.

Are there last-minute flights available from Durham to Chicago for under $200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Durham to Chicago within the next 7 days for less than $200.

What days are nonstop flights available from Durham to Chicago?

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

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

5 flight departures from Durham to Chicago per day on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 20% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 80% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Durham to Chicago?

There are many flights that can get you from Durham to Chicago in 5h 01m. Fly via Frontier or American Airlines to get the fastest option. The distance from Durham to Chicago is about 649 mi. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the most popular routes from Durham to Chicago?

The most popular flight routes from Durham to Chicago are Raleigh-Durham - Chicago O'Hare Intl, Raleigh-Durham - Chicago Midway and Raleigh-Durham - Chicago Greater Rockford.

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

The most popular airlines flying from Durham to Chicago are Undisclosed Carrier, American Airlines and Delta. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the most reliable airlines from Durham to Chicago?

Before booking your flight to Chicago from Durham, check out the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time: ANA (89%), Royal Jordanian (87%), Iberia( 85%).

What are the cheapest flights from Durham to Chicago?

While on average a flight from Durham to Chicago is generally $681, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $126. When looking at the most popular route, (Raleigh-Durham - Chicago O'Hare Intl), you can expect to pay $178 for that flight.

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Alternative routes for Durham to Chicago

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Top 6 airlines flying from Durham to Chicago

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Durham 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$11Average$20FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time66%COVID-19 safety
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Spirit AirlinesCheapest$48Average$92FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time65%COVID-19 safety
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FrontierCheapest$66Average$117FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time62%COVID-19 safety
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DeltaCheapest$118Average$344FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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United AirlinesCheapest$135Average$294FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
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American AirlinesCheapest$149Average$326FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%COVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Durham to Chicago

See what time of day planes typically take off from Durham to Chicago
17%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
51%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
31%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
1%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM

Weekly flight availability from Durham to Chicago

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Durham to Chicago
Sunday32daily flights
Monday31daily flights
Tuesday28daily flights
Wednesday30daily flights
Thursday30daily flights
Friday31daily flights
Saturday23daily flights