Cheap flights from Harrisburg to Chicago (MDT - CHI)

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The best prices from Harrisburg to Chicago are usually found in August or April, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Thursday and return on a Saturday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Harrisburg (MDT) to Chicago (CHI)

All the information you need to plan the best MDT to CHI flight in 2022: compare Harrisburg to Chicago flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Chicago.
MDT - CHI
Price
$236 - $359
CHI
Temperature
23 - 73.4 °F
CHI
Rainfall
1.7 - 4.9 inches

Popular in

November

High demand for flights, 17% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 21% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$236

From Harrisburg to Chicago (CHI)

One-way from

$213

One-way flight from Harrisburg to Chicago (CHI)

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
When is the cheapest time to fly from Harrisburg to Chicago (MDT - CHI)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Harrisburg to Chicago in the evening. Doing so could potentially save you 71% on the flight price compared to flying at noon, which is usually more expensive.

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

To save up to 34% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 57 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Harrisburg to Chicago from $376 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $476 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

Travelers have found that booking a Friday departure is the best way to save up to 66% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

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

Our data shows that August tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Chicago from Harrisburg. Users have commonly found prices around $299 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $176. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in November.

Cheap flights from Harrisburg to Chicago in May, June 2022

The best prices found for MDT to CHI flights for May, June
15 Jun - 22 Jun
$208pp
MDT
Harrisburg
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
MDT
Harrisburg
29 Jun - 13 Jul
$228pp
MDT
Harrisburg
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
MDT
Harrisburg
29 Jun - 13 Jul
$237pp
MDT
Harrisburg
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
MDT
Harrisburg

Harrisburg to Chicago 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Harrisburg found for this year
15 Jun - 22 Jun
$208pp
MDT
Harrisburg
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
MDT
Harrisburg
7 Jul - 12 Jul
$217pp
MDT
Harrisburg
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
MDT
Harrisburg
4 Nov - 5 Nov
$218pp
MDT
Harrisburg
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
MDT
Harrisburg

Non-stop flights to Chicago from Harrisburg

Save time with Harrisburg to Chicago direct flight deals
15 Jun - 22 Jun
$208pp
MDT
Harrisburg
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
MDT
Harrisburg
16 Sep - 20 Sep
$228pp
MDT
Harrisburg
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
MDT
Harrisburg
7 Jul - 12 Jul
$243pp
MDT
Harrisburg
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
MDT
Harrisburg

Last minute flights from Harrisburg to Chicago

Late deals on round-trip flights to Chicago from Harrisburg, departing today and this week
28 May - 1 Jun
$378pp
MDT
Harrisburg
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
MDT
Harrisburg
25 May - 17 Jun
$382pp
MDT
Harrisburg
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MDT
Harrisburg
27 May - 29 May
$385pp
MDT
Harrisburg
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MDT
Harrisburg

One-way flights to Chicago from Harrisburg

The cheapest one-way flights from Harrisburg to Chicago
2:40 am - 6:13 am
American Airlines
1 Stop
4h 33m
MDT - ORD
American Airlines
3:00 am - 4:00 am
United Airlines
Nonstop
2h 00m
MDT - ORD
United Airlines
$214
United
3:45 pm - 11:59 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
21h 14m
MDT - ORD
Multiple Airlines
$228
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Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Harrisburg</span> to <span class="emphasized">Chicago</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Harrisburg to Chicago

What airport do you fly from for flights from Harrisburg to Chicago?

Harrisburg (MDT), located 8.5 mi from the city center, is the airport you fly out of when you book flights from Harrisburg to Chicago. 3 airlines have flights from Harrisburg to Chicago on a regular basis. Booking flights from Harrisburg to Chicago should not be difficult; the airport handles an average of 15 outbound flights to Chicago per day.

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from Harrisburg 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 Harrisburg to Chicago for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Harrisburg to Chicago for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on American Airlines for just $208, but on average you can expect to pay $245.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Harrisburg to Chicago under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Harrisburg to Chicago is less than $294.

Are there last-minute flights available from Harrisburg to Chicago for under $400?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Harrisburg to Chicago within the next 7 days for less than $400.

What days are nonstop flights available from Harrisburg to Chicago?

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

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

9 flight departures from Harrisburg to Chicago per day on average.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 22% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 22% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 56% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Harrisburg to Chicago?

A quick flight from Harrisburg to Chicago can take about 2h 06m. American Airlines provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $208. The distance from Harrisburg to Chicago is about 596 mi. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Currently priced at $208, American Airlines will fly you from Harrisburg to Chicago and back. In addition to American Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Check Cheapflights for deals on United Airlines for as low as $218. These flights start at 30% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $177 on Delta. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include American Airlines from $204 and United Airlines from $214 one-way.

What are the cheapest flights from Harrisburg to Chicago?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $124. While the most popular route (Harrisburg - Chicago O'Hare Intl) can be booked for $308 on average our data indicates $285 when flying from Harrisburg to Chicago.

What are the most reliable airlines from Harrisburg to Chicago?

Consider Japan Airlines (100%), Piedmont Airlines (100%) or Air New Zealand (87%) when booking your flight. These represent the most reliable airlines when flying from Harrisburg to Chicago.

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

Consider American Airlines, Delta or United Airlines when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Harrisburg to Chicago.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Chicago, IL

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Chicago from Harrisburg?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Chicago within the United States

Most visitors from Harrisburg need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Chicago.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Harrisburg must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Chicago.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Harrisburg are not required to quarantine after entering Chicago.

Do I need a test to fly back to Harrisburg from Chicago?

Returning to Harrisburg from Chicago

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Chicago must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Harrisburg.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Chicago are not required to quarantine after entering Harrisburg.

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Alternative routes for Harrisburg to Chicago

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

Destination information for Chicago

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Harrisburg to Chicago.
Flight duration from MDT to Chicago
1h 58m
Average temperature for May in Chicago
71.6 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Chicago
4.3 ″

Airports servicing Harrisburg

Airports servicing Chicago

Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Top 3 airlines flying from Harrisburg to Chicago

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Harrisburg 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
$113 $346 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$174 $316 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$205 $435 No cancel fee N/A

Hourly flight availability from Harrisburg to Chicago

See what time of day planes typically take off from Harrisburg towards Chicago.
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 51% of MDT to CHI departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 35% of MDT to CHI departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 14% of MDT to CHI departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of MDT to CHI departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Harrisburg to Chicago
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Harrisburg to Chicago.
Sunday
15 daily flights
Monday
17 daily flights
Tuesday
17 daily flights
Wednesday
16 daily flights
Thursday
16 daily flights
Friday
13 daily flights
Saturday
13 daily flights
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