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 Thursday

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 2021: compare Harrisburg to Chicago flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Chicago.
MDT - CHI
Price
$236 - $359
CHI
Temperature
33.8 - 84.2 °F
CHI
Precipitation
0.7 - 4.3 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

One-way from

$126

One-way flight from Harrisburg to Chicago

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Harrisburg to Chicago?

Friday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 18%.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 10% by booking at least 20 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 Harrisburg to Chicago within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $137.

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

April is one of the best times of the year to fly to Chicago from Harrisburg. Prices for April average $135 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $33. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a April flight can save you 49% on your journey compared to booking in April

When is the cheapest time to fly from Harrisburg to Chicago (MDT - CHI)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Harrisburg to Chicago is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are at noon tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the evening could potentially save you up to 30% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Harrisburg to Chicago in July, August 2021

The best prices found for MDT to CHI flights for July, August
26 Aug - 4 Sep
$199pp
MDT
Harrisburg
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MDT
Harrisburg
17 Aug - 25 Aug
$203pp
MDT
Harrisburg
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MDT
Harrisburg
9 Aug - 12 Aug
$211pp
MDT
Harrisburg
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MDT
Harrisburg

Harrisburg to Chicago 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Harrisburg found for this year
26 Aug - 4 Sep
$199pp
MDT
Harrisburg
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MDT
Harrisburg
17 Aug - 25 Aug
$203pp
MDT
Harrisburg
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MDT
Harrisburg
9 Sep - 12 Sep
$208pp
MDT
Harrisburg
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MDT
Harrisburg

Non-stop flights to Chicago from Harrisburg

Save time with Harrisburg to Chicago direct flight deals
15 Sep - 18 Sep
$227pp
MDT
Harrisburg
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
MDT
Harrisburg
7 Oct - 12 Oct
$232pp
MDT
Harrisburg
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
MDT
Harrisburg
29 Oct - 31 Oct
$237pp
MDT
Harrisburg
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United 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
6 Aug - 8 Aug
$378pp
MDT
Harrisburg
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MDT
Harrisburg
6 Aug - 8 Aug
$401pp
MDT
Harrisburg
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MDT
Harrisburg
6 Aug - 8 Aug
$405pp
MDT
Harrisburg
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
MDT
Harrisburg

One-way flights to Chicago from Harrisburg

The cheapest one-way flights from Harrisburg to Chicago
2:36 am - 8:13 am
American Airlines
1 Stop
6h 37m
MDT - ORD
American Airlines
4:46 pm - 7:44 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
27h 58m
MDT - ORD
Frontier
$127
Kiwi.com
4:30 am - 2:50 pm
United Airlines
2 Stops
11h 20m
MDT - ORD
United Airlines
$160
United

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Harrisburg to Chicago

Are flight prices decreasing from Harrisburg 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 Harrisburg 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.

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.

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. 4 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 14 outbound flights to Chicago per day.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Harrisburg to Chicago for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $199, but on average you can expect to pay $222.

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 $292.

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?

Nonstop flights are available for this route on the following days: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

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

2 flight departures from Harrisburg to Chicago per day on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 100% of flight departures

Is Harrisburg weather warmer or cooler than Chicago?

Expect the weather to be around 86 °F on average in July. As the temperature peaks, try to get your plans done early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. The climate in Chicago is generally colder than in Harrisburg.

How long is the flight from Harrisburg to Chicago?

A quick flight from Harrisburg to Chicago can take about 2h 05m. United Airlines provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $232. There are 596 mi between Harrisburg and Chicago. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Harrisburg to Chicago round-trip from $215. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are United Airlines, from $232, and American Airlines, from $240. You may be able to fly from Harrisburg to Chicago for 28% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

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 $99 on American Airlines. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Delta from $108 and United Airlines from $114 one-way.

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 72 hours 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 72 hours 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
1h 58m
Average temperature for July in Chicago
84.2 °F
Avg rainfall for July in Chicago
3.7 ″

Airports servicing Harrisburg

Airports servicing Chicago

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
United Airlines
$249 $377 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$238 $397 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$299 $440 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.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 52% of MDT to CHI departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 30% of MDT to CHI departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 18% 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
14 daily flights
Monday
14 daily flights
Tuesday
16 daily flights
Wednesday
14 daily flights
Thursday
13 daily flights
Friday
14 daily flights
Saturday
14 daily flights
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