Cheap flights from Iowa (IA) to Chicago (CHI)

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

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Iowa to Chicago, book at least 20 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 10% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $137 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $157.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, April can be a great choice for travel to Chicago. Flights to Chicago from Iowa in April are about $135 on average during April, but can be found for as low as $33.

Cheap flights from Iowa to Chicago in March, April 2021

19 Mar - 22 Mar
$72pp
BRL
Burlington
Air Choice One
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Air Choice One
Non-Stop
BRL
Burlington
30 Mar - 6 Apr
$133pp
DSM
Des Moines
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
3 Apr - 14 Apr
$133pp
CID
Cedar Rapids
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
CID
Cedar Rapids

Iowa to Chicago 2021 flight deals

19 Mar - 22 Mar
$72pp
BRL
Burlington
Air Choice One
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Air Choice One
Non-Stop
BRL
Burlington
30 Mar - 6 Apr
$133pp
DSM
Des Moines
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
22 Mar - 23 Mar
$133pp
ALO
Waterloo
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ALO
Waterloo

Non-stop flights to Chicago from Iowa

19 Mar - 22 Mar
$72pp
BRL
Burlington
Air Choice One
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Air Choice One
Non-Stop
BRL
Burlington
22 Mar - 23 Mar
$133pp
ALO
Waterloo
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ALO
Waterloo
3 Apr - 14 Apr
$133pp
CID
Cedar Rapids
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
CID
Cedar Rapids

Last minute flights from Iowa to Chicago

8 Mar - 15 Mar
$163pp
MCW
Mason City
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
MCW
Mason City
8 Mar - 15 Mar
$180pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
8 Mar - 15 Mar
$193pp
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines

One-way flights to Chicago from Iowa

10:30 am - 12:10 pm
Air Choice One
Nonstop
1h 40m
BRL - ORD
Air Choice One
$39
Gotogate
11:30 am - 1:05 pm
United Airlines
Nonstop
1h 35m
MCW - ORD
United Airlines
$84
United
9:58 am - 3:39 pm
American Airlines
1 Stop
5h 41m
DSM - ORD
American Airlines

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Flight FAQs

From Iowa to Chicago

Are flight prices decreasing from Iowa 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 Iowa 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.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Iowa to Chicago to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Delta to help keep travelers safe while flying. New policies for travelers booking flights from Iowa to Chicago include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitization, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

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

American Airlines, United Airlines, and Air Choice One 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 Iowa to Chicago for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Iowa to Chicago for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Air Choice One for just $72, but on average you can expect to pay $141.

Are there nonstop flights from Iowa to Chicago for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Iowa to Chicago under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Iowa to Chicago is less than $176.

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

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

What days are nonstop flights available from Iowa to Chicago?

Days when nonstop flights are available for this flight are: Monday.

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

The most popular airlines flying from Iowa to Chicago are Major Airline, American Airlines and Delta. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the most popular routes from Iowa to Chicago?

When deciding which route to take from Iowa to Chicago consider Des Moines - Chicago O'Hare Intl, Cedar Rapids - Chicago O'Hare Intl or Des Moines - Chicago Midway as they are the most popular.

What are the cheapest Flights from Iowa to Chicago?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $171. While the most popular route (Des Moines - Chicago O'Hare Intl) can be booked for $133 on average our data indicates $234 when flying from Iowa to Chicago

What are the most reliable airlines from Iowa to Chicago?

The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from Iowa to Chicago are Lufthansa (92%), SkyWest Airlines (89%) and American Airlines (88%).

How long is the flight from Iowa to Chicago?

Departing from Iowa to Chicago will take you 1h 07m. All flights are typically nonstop.

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

Flying on Air Choice One is currently your cheapest option to Chicago, with prices starting at $72. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by United Airlines and American Airlines, with the lowest prices starting at $133 and $133, respectively.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $39 on Air Choice One. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include United Airlines from $67 and American Airlines from $67 one-way.

Destination information for Chicago

Flight duration
1h 23m
Average temperature for March in Chicago
50.0 °F
Avg rainfall for March in Chicago
1.6 ″

Airports servicing

Cedar Rapids (CID)
Dubuque (DBQ)
Des Moines (DSM)
Fort Dodge (FOD)
Mason City (MCW)

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Top 3 airlines flying from Iowa to Chicago

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
United Airlines
$163 $290 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$147 $336 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$163 $347 No cancel fee 71%
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