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Cheap flights from Lincoln to Chicago (LNK - CHI)

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The best prices from Lincoln to Chicago are usually found in April or July, booked 20 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Thursday and return on a Saturday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Lincoln (LNK) to Chicago (CHI)

LNK - CHI
Price
$281 - $448
CHI
Temperature
33.8 - 84.2 °F
CHI
Rainfall
0.7 - 4.3 inches

Popular in

June

High demand for flights, 26% potential price rise

Cheapest in

April

Best time to find cheap flights, 15% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$281

From Lincoln to Chicago

One-way from

$239

One-way flight from Lincoln 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 Lincoln to Chicago?

Users have found that flying from Lincoln to Chicago on a Saturday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Lincoln to Chicago, book at least 37 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 $177 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $177.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Lincoln to Chicago (LNK - CHI)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Lincoln to Chicago in the morning. Doing so could potentially save you 4% on the flight price compared to flying in the afternoon, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Lincoln to Chicago in October, November 2020

The best prices found for LNK to CHI flights for October, November
11 Nov - 13 Nov
$212pp
LNK
Lincoln
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
LNK
Lincoln
4 Nov - 9 Nov
$315pp
LNK
Lincoln
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
LNK
Lincoln
13 Nov - 15 Nov
$319pp
LNK
Lincoln
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LNK
Lincoln

Lincoln to Chicago 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Lincoln found for this year
11 Nov - 13 Nov
$212pp
LNK
Lincoln
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
LNK
Lincoln
4 Nov - 9 Nov
$315pp
LNK
Lincoln
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
LNK
Lincoln
13 Nov - 15 Nov
$319pp
LNK
Lincoln
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LNK
Lincoln

Non-stop flights to Chicago from Lincoln

Save time with Lincoln to Chicago direct flight deals
13 Nov - 15 Nov
$319pp
LNK
Lincoln
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LNK
Lincoln
10 Nov - 17 Nov
$324pp
LNK
Lincoln
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LNK
Lincoln
2 Nov - 7 Nov
$364pp
LNK
Lincoln
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LNK
Lincoln

Last minute flights from Lincoln to Chicago

Late deals on round-trip flights to Chicago from Lincoln, departing today and this week
4 Nov - 9 Nov
$315pp
LNK
Lincoln
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
LNK
Lincoln
2 Nov - 7 Nov
$364pp
LNK
Lincoln
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LNK
Lincoln
2 Nov - 7 Nov
$368pp
LNK
Lincoln
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
LNK
Lincoln

One-way flights to Chicago from Lincoln

The cheapest one-way flights from Lincoln to Chicago
1:15 am - 3:04 am
United Airlines
Nonstop
1h 49m
LNK - ORD
United Airlines
$239
United
10:00 am - 11:49 am
United Airlines
Nonstop
1h 49m
LNK - ORD
United Airlines
$299
United
2:40 am - 4:29 am
United Airlines
Nonstop
1h 49m
LNK - ORD
United Airlines
$329
United

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Lincoln to Chicago

Are flight prices decreasing from Lincoln 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 Lincoln 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 Lincoln 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 Lincoln 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 Lincoln to Chicago have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Lincoln to Chicago have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. United Airlines and Delta are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like United Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Lincoln to Chicago for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Lincoln to Chicago for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on United Airlines for just $212, but on average you can expect to pay $389.

Are there nonstop flights from Lincoln to Chicago for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 8 direct flights from Lincoln to Chicago under $400. A good price for a nonstop flight from Lincoln to Chicago is less than $494.

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

There are currently 19+ open flights from Lincoln to Chicago within the next 7 days for less than $400.

What days are nonstop flights available from Lincoln to Chicago?

Days when nonstop flights are available for this flight are: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday.

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

Per day, 1 flight departs from Lincoln to Chicago on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 100% of flight departures

Is Lincoln weather warmer or cooler than Chicago?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 90 °F on average in the month of July. The temperature in Chicago is typically colder than in Lincoln. If you're traveling when the temperature is at its warmest, push to plan early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. For the best results, search for flights well in advance or after peak season.

How long is the flight from Lincoln to Chicago?

A quick flight from Lincoln to Chicago can take about 1h 41m. United Airlines provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $477. Lincoln and Chicago are separated by a distance of 467 mi. Most flights are nonstop.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Lincoln to Chicago round-trip?

According to our current data, United Airlines ($212), offers the cheapest pricing from Lincoln to Chicago. United Airlines is currently priced 35% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

For one-way options, check prices for United Airlines. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $202.

Alternative routes for Lincoln to Chicago

Destination information for Chicago

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Lincoln to Chicago
Flight duration
1h 44m
Average temperature for October in Chicago
64.4 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Chicago
2.6 ″

Airports servicing Lincoln

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Hourly flight availability from Lincoln to Chicago

Morning 6 AM to noon 48% of LNK to CHI departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 40% of LNK to CHI departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 12% of LNK to CHI departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of LNK to CHI departures
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Weekly flight availability
from Lincoln to Chicago
Sunday
4 daily flights
Monday
4 daily flights
Tuesday
2 daily flights
Wednesday
2 daily flights
Thursday
4 daily flights
Friday
4 daily flights
Saturday
2 daily flights
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