Cheap flights from Indianapolis (IND) to Chicago (CHI)

IND — CHI
Feb 7 — Feb 141

The best prices from Indianapolis to Chicago are usually found in December or January, booked 46 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Thursday and return on a Friday

How to find the cheapest flight from Indianapolis (IND) to Chicago (CHI)

All the information you need to plan the best IND to CHI flight in 2023: compare Indianapolis to Chicago flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Chicago.

IND - CHI

Price

$201 - $366

CHI

Temperature

23 - 73.4 °F

CHI

Rainfall

1.7 - 4.9 inches

Popular inJuneHigh demand for flights, 32% potential price rise
Cheapest inDecemberBest time to find cheap flights, 19% potential price drop
Round-trip from$201From Indianapolis to Chicago (CHI)
One-way from$88One-way flight from Indianapolis to Chicago (CHI)

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

Sunday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from Indianapolis to Chicago. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Chicago.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 45 days in advance, which can save you up to 29% on flights from Indianapolis to Chicago compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 45 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $271. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $307.

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

Our data shows that December tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Chicago from Indianapolis. Users have commonly found prices around $250 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $70. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in June.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Indianapolis to Chicago (IND - CHI)?

Unlike at noon, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 19% on flights from Indianapolis to Chicago by exploring options for tickets in the morning.

Cheap flights from Indianapolis to Chicago in February, March 2023

The best prices found for IND to CHI flights for February, March
Feb 25 - Feb 26
IND

Indianapolis

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 22m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

IND

Indianapolis

Nonstop

1h 02m
$108

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/30

Feb 25 - Feb 26
IND

Indianapolis

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 22m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

IND

Indianapolis

Nonstop

1h 00m
$109

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/31

Feb 14 - Mar 4
IND

Indianapolis

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 18m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

IND

Indianapolis

Nonstop

1h 04m
$113

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/31

Indianapolis to Chicago 2023 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Indianapolis found for this year
Feb 25 - Feb 26
IND

Indianapolis

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 22m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

IND

Indianapolis

Nonstop

1h 02m
$108

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/30

Feb 25 - Feb 26
IND

Indianapolis

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 22m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

IND

Indianapolis

Nonstop

1h 00m
$109

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/31

Apr 14 - Apr 17
IND

Indianapolis

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 09m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

IND

Indianapolis

Nonstop

1h 09m
$112

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/30

Cheap American Airlines flights from Indianapolis to Chicago

Feb 25 - Feb 26
IND

Indianapolis

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 22m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

IND

Indianapolis

Nonstop

1h 02m
$108

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/30

Feb 25 - Feb 26
IND

Indianapolis

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 22m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

IND

Indianapolis

Nonstop

1h 00m
$109

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/31

Mar 3 - Mar 10
IND

Indianapolis

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 15m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

IND

Indianapolis

Nonstop

1h 07m
$128

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 2/1

Cheap United Airlines flights from Indianapolis to Chicago

Apr 14 - Apr 17
IND

Indianapolis

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 09m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

IND

Indianapolis

Nonstop

1h 09m
$112

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/30

Feb 14 - Mar 4
IND

Indianapolis

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 18m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

IND

Indianapolis

Nonstop

1h 04m
$113

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/31

Feb 16 - Feb 19
IND

Indianapolis

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 16m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

IND

Indianapolis

Nonstop

1h 04m
$118

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/31

Non-stop flights to Chicago from Indianapolis

Save time with Indianapolis to Chicago direct flight deals
Feb 25 - Feb 26
IND

Indianapolis

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 22m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

IND

Indianapolis

Nonstop

1h 02m
$108

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/30

Feb 25 - Feb 26
IND

Indianapolis

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 22m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

IND

Indianapolis

Nonstop

1h 00m
$109

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/31

Apr 14 - Apr 17
IND

Indianapolis

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 09m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

IND

Indianapolis

Nonstop

1h 09m
$112

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/30

Last minute flights from Indianapolis to Chicago

Late deals on return flights to Chicago from Indianapolis, departing today and this week
Feb 10 - Feb 11
IND

Indianapolis

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 22m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

IND

Indianapolis

Nonstop

1h 00m
$135

Undisclosed Carrier

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/30

Feb 10 - Feb 13
IND

Indianapolis

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 22m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

IND

Indianapolis

Nonstop

1h 06m
$138

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/31

Feb 10 - Feb 11
IND

Indianapolis

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 22m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

IND

Indianapolis

1 stop

4h 53m
$143

Undisclosed Carrier

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/30

One-way flights to Chicago from Indianapolis

The cheapest one-way flights from Indianapolis to Chicago
Mar 1
IND

Indianapolis

MDW

Chicago Midway

1 stop

23h 15m
$65

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/30

Mar 2
IND

Indianapolis

MDW

Chicago Midway

1 stop

4h 35m
$69

Southwest

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/31

Mar 2
IND

Indianapolis

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

4h 50m
$74

Southwest

Pick Dates

Deal found 2/1

Reviews of Airlines Servicing Chicago

Delta
7.9
Good
2,039 reviews

Food

7.2

Overall

7.9

Entertainment

7.8

Comfort

7.9

Boarding

8.0

Crew

8.5

Reviews

1 / 10

Average flight. Plane was full from San Antonio to Salt Lake City. More room available from Salt Lake City to PDX. Flights were both on time and we didn’t have any delays! Flight attendants did a good job of getting drinks out to those that wanted them. Pilots did a good job of finding smooth air and limited turbulence.

Delta
7.9
Good
2,039 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
2,039 reviews

Food

7.2

Overall

7.9

Entertainment

7.8

Comfort

7.9

Boarding

8.0

Crew

8.5

Reviews

1 / 10

Average flight. Plane was full from San Antonio to Salt Lake City. More room available from Salt Lake City to PDX. Flights were both on time and we didn’t have any delays! Flight attendants did a good job of getting drinks out to those that wanted them. Pilots did a good job of finding smooth air and limited turbulence.

United Airlines
7.6
Good
1,185 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
2,039 reviews

Food

7.2

Overall

7.9

Entertainment

7.8

Comfort

7.9

Boarding

8.0

Crew

8.5

Reviews

1 / 10

Average flight. Plane was full from San Antonio to Salt Lake City. More room available from Salt Lake City to PDX. Flights were both on time and we didn’t have any delays! Flight attendants did a good job of getting drinks out to those that wanted them. Pilots did a good job of finding smooth air and limited turbulence.

Southwest
7.5
Good
946 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
2,039 reviews

Food

7.2

Overall

7.9

Entertainment

7.8

Comfort

7.9

Boarding

8.0

Crew

8.5

Reviews

1 / 10

Average flight. Plane was full from San Antonio to Salt Lake City. More room available from Salt Lake City to PDX. Flights were both on time and we didn’t have any delays! Flight attendants did a good job of getting drinks out to those that wanted them. Pilots did a good job of finding smooth air and limited turbulence.

American Airlines
7.4
Good
1,668 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
2,039 reviews

Food

7.2

Overall

7.9

Entertainment

7.8

Comfort

7.9

Boarding

8.0

Crew

8.5

Reviews

1 / 10

Average flight. Plane was full from San Antonio to Salt Lake City. More room available from Salt Lake City to PDX. Flights were both on time and we didn’t have any delays! Flight attendants did a good job of getting drinks out to those that wanted them. Pilots did a good job of finding smooth air and limited turbulence.

Spirit Airlines
6.9
Okay
716 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
2,039 reviews

Food

7.2

Overall

7.9

Entertainment

7.8

Comfort

7.9

Boarding

8.0

Crew

8.5

Reviews

1 / 10

Average flight. Plane was full from San Antonio to Salt Lake City. More room available from Salt Lake City to PDX. Flights were both on time and we didn’t have any delays! Flight attendants did a good job of getting drinks out to those that wanted them. Pilots did a good job of finding smooth air and limited turbulence.

Related info for your journey

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

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

Located just 8.3 mi from the city center, Indianapolis is the airport most travelers will use when flying to Chicago from Indianapolis. Booking flights from Indianapolis (IND) to Chicago should be relatively easy as there are 32 daily outbound flights to Chicago from 8 different airlines.

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

United Airlines, American Airlines, and Bus are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Indianapolis to Chicago for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on American Airlines for just $108, but on average you can expect to pay $132.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Indianapolis to Chicago under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Indianapolis to Chicago is less than $152.

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

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

What days are nonstop flights available from Indianapolis to Chicago?

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

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

On average, you can expect to see 23 flights from Indianapolis to Chicago a day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 22% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 78% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Indianapolis to Chicago?

American Airlines, United Airlines, and Delta can get you from Indianapolis to Chicago in just under 1h 09m. Your travel time can differ by up to 2h 35m. Airlines will cover a distance of 178 mi. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Our cheapest airline available from Indianapolis to Chicago is American Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $108 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are United Airlines and Delta, starting at $112 and $159 round-trip. American Airlines is priced at 56% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Frontier. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $65. Users have also found prices from $69 and $83 on Southwest and Spirit Airlines, respectively.

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

The most popular airlines flying from Indianapolis to Chicago are Train, Bus and Undisclosed Carrier. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the most reliable airlines from Indianapolis to Chicago?

Looking for the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time? Our data shows these are most likely to get you from Indianapolis to Chicago on time: GoJet (100%), Aer Lingus (90%), Republic Airways (88%).

What are the cheapest flights from Indianapolis to Chicago?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $133. While the most popular route (Indianapolis - Chicago O'Hare Intl) can be booked for $159 on average our data indicates $1,653 when flying from Indianapolis to Chicago.

Alternative routes for Indianapolis to Chicago

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

Top 3 airlines flying from Indianapolis to Chicago

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Indianapolis to Chicago choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
American AirlinesCheapest$130Average$284FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%COVID-19 safety
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United AirlinesCheapest$147Average$264FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
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DeltaCheapest$178Average$391FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Indianapolis to Chicago

See what time of day planes typically take off from Indianapolis to Chicago
22%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
71%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
7%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
0%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM

Weekly flight availability from Indianapolis to Chicago

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Indianapolis to Chicago
Sunday24daily flights
Monday42daily flights
Tuesday40daily flights
Wednesday43daily flights
Thursday35daily flights
Friday24daily flights
Saturday21daily flights
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