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The best prices from Omaha to Chicago are usually found in August or July, booked 51 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Saturday and return on a Saturday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Omaha (OMA) to Chicago (CHI)

OMA - CHI
Price
$116 - $268
CHI
Temperature
33.8 - 84.2 °F
CHI
Rainfall
0.7 - 4.3 inches

Popular in

March

High demand for flights, 12% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 51% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$116

From Omaha to Chicago

One-way from

$75

One-way flight from Omaha 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 Omaha to Chicago?

Travelers have found that booking a Monday departure is the best way to save up to 4% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 20 days in advance to save up to 10% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 20 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Omaha to Chicago 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $137, or $157 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of April. Prices to Chicago from Omaha average $135. You can even find prices in April for less than $135, as users have found deals to Chicago from as low as $33. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Chicago from Omaha. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 49%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Omaha to Chicago (OMA - CHI)?

When flying from Omaha to Chicago, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the evening, which can drop the price by up to 9% versus a flight at noon.

Cheap flights from Omaha to Chicago in January, February 2021

The best prices found for OMA to CHI flights for January, February
26 Feb - 28 Feb
$108pp
OMA
Omaha Eppley Airfield
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
OMA
Omaha Eppley Airfield
13 Feb - 19 Feb
$122pp
OMA
Omaha Eppley Airfield
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
OMA
Omaha Eppley Airfield
15 Feb - 19 Feb
$130pp
OMA
Omaha Eppley Airfield
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
OMA
Omaha Eppley Airfield

Omaha to Chicago 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Omaha found for this year
26 Feb - 28 Feb
$108pp
OMA
Omaha Eppley Airfield
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
OMA
Omaha Eppley Airfield
13 Feb - 19 Feb
$122pp
OMA
Omaha Eppley Airfield
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
OMA
Omaha Eppley Airfield
15 Feb - 19 Feb
$130pp
OMA
Omaha Eppley Airfield
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
OMA
Omaha Eppley Airfield

Non-stop flights to Chicago from Omaha

Save time with Omaha to Chicago direct flight deals
31 Mar - 29 Apr
$155pp
OMA
Omaha Eppley Airfield
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
OMA
Omaha Eppley Airfield
2 Apr - 28 Apr
$171pp
OMA
Omaha Eppley Airfield
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
OMA
Omaha Eppley Airfield
12 Feb - 15 Feb
$175pp
OMA
Omaha Eppley Airfield
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
OMA
Omaha Eppley Airfield

Last minute flights from Omaha to Chicago

Late deals on round-trip flights to Chicago from Omaha, departing today and this week
1 Feb - 3 Feb
$187pp
OMA
Omaha Eppley Airfield
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
OMA
Omaha Eppley Airfield
1 Feb - 3 Feb
$188pp
OMA
Omaha Eppley Airfield
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
     
3 STOPS
OMA
Omaha Eppley Airfield
1 Feb - 3 Feb
$198pp
OMA
Omaha Eppley Airfield
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
OMA
Omaha Eppley Airfield

One-way flights to Chicago from Omaha

The cheapest one-way flights from Omaha to Chicago
9:45 am - 2:58 pm
Major Airline
1 Stop
5h 13m
OMA - ORD
Major Airline
$75
StudentUniverse
12:35 pm - 2:40 pm
Frontier
2 Stops
26h 05m
OMA - ORD
Frontier
$105
Gotogate
1:25 am - 7:18 am
American Airlines
1 Stop
5h 53m
OMA - ORD
American Airlines

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Omaha to Chicago

Are flight prices decreasing from Omaha 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 Omaha 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 Omaha Eppley Airfield to Chicago to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Delta is one of them. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travelers flying from Omaha Eppley Airfield to Chicago are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, social distance seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from Omaha Eppley Airfield to Chicago have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Omaha Eppley Airfield 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 Omaha to Chicago for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Omaha to Chicago for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $108, but on average you can expect to pay $143.

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

Cheapflights has at least 17 direct flights from Omaha to Chicago under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Omaha to Chicago is less than $236.

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

There are currently 17+ open flights from Omaha to Chicago within the next 7 days for less than $200.

What days are nonstop flights available from Omaha to Chicago?

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

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

On average 3 flights depart from Omaha Eppley Airfield to Chicago per day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 67% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 33% of flight departures

Is Omaha weather warmer or cooler than Chicago?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 88 °F range in July. The weather in Chicago is generally colder than Omaha's. As flight availability is subject to become more limited as peak season approaches it is ideal to book in a timely manner.

How long is the flight from Omaha to Chicago?

There are many flights that can get you from Omaha to Chicago in 1h 30m. Fly via United Airlines, American Airlines, or Delta to get the fastest option. Airlines will cover a distance of 417 mi. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Omaha to Chicago round-trip from $108. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are United Airlines, from $155, and American Airlines, from $157. Frontier is 53% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Frontier, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $44. Major Airline flights start at $69 while deals on American Airlines start at $78 one-way.

Alternative routes for Omaha to Chicago

Destination information for Chicago

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Omaha to Chicago
Flight duration
1h 38m
Average temperature for January in Chicago
33.8 °F
Avg rainfall for January in Chicago
0.7 ″

Airports servicing Omaha

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Top 4 airlines flying from Omaha to Chicago

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Omaha 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
$109 $252 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$114 $274 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$97 $292 No cancel fee N/A
Southwest
$261 $448 No cancel fee 63%

Hourly flight availability from Omaha to Chicago

Morning 6 AM to noon 42% of OMA to CHI departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 37% of OMA to CHI departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 21% of OMA to CHI departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of OMA to CHI departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Omaha to Chicago
Sunday
22 daily flights
Monday
22 daily flights
Tuesday
15 daily flights
Wednesday
20 daily flights
Thursday
19 daily flights
Friday
21 daily flights
Saturday
24 daily flights
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