Cheap flights from Omaha to Chicago (OMA - CHI)

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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)

All the information you need to plan the best OMA to CHI flight in 2021: compare Omaha to Chicago flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Chicago.
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

Average price

$249

Average for round-trip flights in May 2021

Round-trip from

$116

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 16% versus a flight at noon.

Cheap flights from Omaha to Chicago in May, June 2021

The best prices found for OMA to CHI flights for May, June
23 Jun - 30 Jun
$207pp
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
9 Jun - 12 Jun
$215pp
OMA
Omaha Eppley Airfield
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
OMA
Omaha Eppley Airfield
23 Jun - 27 Jun
$216pp
OMA
Omaha Eppley Airfield
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
OMA
Omaha Eppley Airfield

Omaha to Chicago 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Omaha found for this year
19 Aug - 24 Aug
$155pp
OMA
Omaha Eppley Airfield
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
OMA
Omaha Eppley Airfield
19 Aug - 24 Aug
$163pp
OMA
Omaha Eppley Airfield
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
OMA
Omaha Eppley Airfield
19 Aug - 23 Aug
$164pp
OMA
Omaha Eppley Airfield
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
OMA
Omaha Eppley Airfield

Non-stop flights to Chicago from Omaha

Save time with Omaha to Chicago direct flight deals
19 Aug - 24 Aug
$155pp
OMA
Omaha Eppley Airfield
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
OMA
Omaha Eppley Airfield
19 Aug - 27 Aug
$175pp
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
4 Nov - 7 Nov
$181pp
OMA
Omaha Eppley Airfield
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American 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
27 May - 31 May
$277pp
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
26 May - 31 May
$285pp
OMA
Omaha Eppley Airfield
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
OMA
Omaha Eppley Airfield
27 May - 30 May
$286pp
OMA
Omaha Eppley Airfield
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
OMA
Omaha Eppley Airfield

One-way flights to Chicago from Omaha

The cheapest one-way flights from Omaha to Chicago
6:52 pm - 1:10 am
Allegiant Air
1 Stop
30h 18m
OMA - RFD
Allegiant Air
$129
Kiwi.com
9:00 am - 7:42 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
10h 42m
OMA - ORD
Frontier
$145
Kiwi.com
8:45 am - 5:06 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
32h 21m
OMA - ORD
Multiple Airlines
$150
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Omaha</span> to <span class="emphasized">Chicago</span> 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.

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.

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

Located just 3.9 mi from the city center, Omaha Eppley Airfield is the airport most travelers will use when flying to Chicago from Omaha. Booking flights from Eppley Airfield (OMA) to Chicago should be relatively easy as there are 31 daily outbound flights to Chicago from 5 different airlines.

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 Multiple Airlines for just $155, but on average you can expect to pay $187.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 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 $300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Omaha to Chicago within the next 7 days for less than $300.

What days are nonstop flights available from Omaha to Chicago?

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

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

On average 2 flights depart from Omaha Eppley Airfield to Chicago per day.
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 100% 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 39m. 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 $163. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Delta, from $177, and United Airlines, from $207. American Airlines is 30% 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 American Airlines, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $78. Delta flights start at $113 while deals on United Airlines start at $115 one-way.

Alternative routes for Omaha 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 Omaha to Chicago.
Flight duration
1h 37m
Average temperature for May in Chicago
71.6 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Chicago
4.3 ″

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

See what time of day planes typically take off from Omaha towards Chicago.
Morning 6 AM to noon 56% of OMA to CHI departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 37% of OMA to CHI departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 7% 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
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Omaha to Chicago.
Sunday
38 daily flights
Monday
30 daily flights
Tuesday
28 daily flights
Wednesday
28 daily flights
Thursday
36 daily flights
Friday
36 daily flights
Saturday
27 daily flights
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