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
23 - 73.4 °F
CHI
Precipitation
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

Average price

$349

Average for round-trip flights in October 2021

Round-trip from

$236

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 30% 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 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.

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 18% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

Cheap flights from Harrisburg to Chicago in October, November 2021

The best prices found for MDT to CHI flights for October, November
4 Nov - 8 Nov
$181pp
MDT
Harrisburg
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MDT
Harrisburg
12 Nov - 14 Nov
$186pp
MDT
Harrisburg
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MDT
Harrisburg
9 Nov - 10 Nov
$189pp
MDT
Harrisburg
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
MDT
Harrisburg

Harrisburg to Chicago 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Harrisburg found for this year
13 Dec - 13 Dec
$175pp
MDT
Harrisburg
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
MDT
Harrisburg
2 Dec - 5 Dec
$178pp
MDT
Harrisburg
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MDT
Harrisburg
4 Nov - 8 Nov
$181pp
MDT
Harrisburg
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MDT
Harrisburg

Non-stop flights to Chicago from Harrisburg

Save time with Harrisburg to Chicago direct flight deals
9 Nov - 10 Nov
$197pp
MDT
Harrisburg
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
MDT
Harrisburg
7 Nov - 23 Nov
$207pp
MDT
Harrisburg
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
MDT
Harrisburg
30 Nov - 4 Dec
$217pp
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
26 Oct - 2 Nov
$199pp
MDT
Harrisburg
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MDT
Harrisburg
26 Oct - 2 Nov
$221pp
MDT
Harrisburg
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MDT
Harrisburg
28 Oct - 1 Nov
$227pp
MDT
Harrisburg
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MDT
Harrisburg

Related info for your journey

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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. 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 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 $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Harrisburg to Chicago for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on American Airlines for just $175, but on average you can expect to pay $198.

Are there nonstop flights from Harrisburg to Chicago for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Harrisburg to Chicago under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Harrisburg to Chicago is less than $275.

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

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

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

Currently priced at $175, 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. Search Cheapflights for deals from United Airlines and Delta - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $197 and $215, respectively. These flights start at 41% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

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

What are the most reliable airlines from Harrisburg to Chicago?

Consider GoJet (96%), Japan Airlines (94%) or Envoy Air (92%) when booking your flight. These represent the most reliable airlines when flying from Harrisburg to Chicago.

What are the cheapest flights from Harrisburg to Chicago?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $161. While the most popular route (Harrisburg - Chicago O'Hare Intl) can be booked for $197 on average our data indicates $277 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 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 from MDT to Chicago
2h 02m
Average temperature for October in Chicago
64.4 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Chicago
2.6 ″

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
$238 $397 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$249 $377 No cancel fee 69%
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 45% of MDT to CHI departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 35% of MDT to CHI departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 20% 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
13 daily flights
Monday
17 daily flights
Tuesday
15 daily flights
Wednesday
17 daily flights
Thursday
15 daily flights
Friday
17 daily flights
Saturday
13 daily flights
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