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Cheap flights from Omaha to Chicago (OMA - CHI)

The best prices from Omaha Eppley Airfield 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 to Chicago

All the information you need to plan the best OMA to CHI flight in 2022: compare Omaha to Chicago flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Chicago.

OMA - CHI

Price

$116 - $268

CHI

Temperature

23 - 73.4 °F

CHI

Precipitation

1.7 - 4.9 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 Eppley Airfield to Chicago (CHI)

One-way from

$104

One-way flight from Omaha Eppley Airfield to Chicago (CHI)

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

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Monday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Omaha to Chicago, book at least 49 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 60% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $313 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $433.

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

August is one of the best times of the year to fly to Chicago from Omaha. Prices for August average $235 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $58. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of March. Opting for a August flight can save you 14% on your journey compared to booking in August

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

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Omaha to Chicago is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are at noon tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the evening could potentially save you up to 16% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Omaha to Chicago in January, February 2022

The best prices found for OMA to CHI flights for January, February
Feb 8 - Feb 9
OMA

Omaha Eppley Airfield

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 43m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

OMA

Omaha Eppley Airfield

Nonstop

1h 45m
$78

United Airlines

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Deal found 1/24/22

Feb 11 - Feb 13
OMA

Omaha Eppley Airfield

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 43m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

OMA

Omaha Eppley Airfield

Nonstop

1h 41m
$98

United Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1/25/22

Feb 24 - Feb 27
OMA

Omaha Eppley Airfield

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 45m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

OMA

Omaha Eppley Airfield

Nonstop

1h 41m
$132

United Airlines

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Deal found 1/25/22

Omaha to Chicago 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Omaha found for this year
Mar 22 - Mar 29
OMA

Omaha Eppley Airfield

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 48m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

OMA

Omaha Eppley Airfield

Nonstop

1h 38m
$78

United Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1/24/22

Mar 26 - Apr 1
OMA

Omaha Eppley Airfield

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 48m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

OMA

Omaha Eppley Airfield

Nonstop

1h 38m
$88

United Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1/24/22

Feb 11 - Feb 13
OMA

Omaha Eppley Airfield

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 43m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

OMA

Omaha Eppley Airfield

Nonstop

1h 41m
$98

United Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1/25/22

Non-stop flights to Chicago from Omaha

Save time with Omaha to Chicago direct flight deals
Mar 22 - Mar 29
OMA

Omaha Eppley Airfield

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 48m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

OMA

Omaha Eppley Airfield

Nonstop

1h 38m
$78

United Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1/24/22

Mar 26 - Apr 1
OMA

Omaha Eppley Airfield

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 48m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

OMA

Omaha Eppley Airfield

Nonstop

1h 38m
$88

United Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1/24/22

Feb 11 - Feb 13
OMA

Omaha Eppley Airfield

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 43m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

OMA

Omaha Eppley Airfield

Nonstop

1h 41m
$98

United Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1/25/22

Last minute flights from Omaha to Chicago

Late deals on return flights to Chicago from Omaha, departing today and this week
Jan 31 - Feb 2
OMA

Omaha Eppley Airfield

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

16h 33m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

OMA

Omaha Eppley Airfield

1 stop

20h 23m
$175

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 1/23/22

Jan 31 - Feb 3
OMA

Omaha Eppley Airfield

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

16h 33m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

OMA

Omaha Eppley Airfield

1 stop

16h 43m
$177

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1/23/22

Jan 31 - Feb 2
OMA

Omaha Eppley Airfield

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

31h 08m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

OMA

Omaha Eppley Airfield

1 stop

20h 23m
$185

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1/23/22

One-way flights to Chicago All airports from Omaha

The cheapest one-way flights from Omaha to Chicago
Feb 10
OMA

Omaha Eppley Airfield

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 52m
$39

United Airlines

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Deal found 1/25/22

Feb 13
OMA

Omaha Eppley Airfield

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 49m
$49

United Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1/25/22

Feb 6
OMA

Omaha Eppley Airfield

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

28h 40m
$79

Frontier

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Deal found 1/22/22

Related info for your journey

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

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 22 daily outbound flights to Chicago from 5 different airlines.

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 $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Omaha to Chicago for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on United Airlines for just $78, but on average you can expect to pay $161.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Omaha to Chicago under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Omaha to Chicago is less than $187.

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

There are currently 20+ 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?

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

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

12 flight departures from Omaha to Chicago per day on average.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 17% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Noon) - 58% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 25% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Omaha to Chicago?

Airlines like United Airlines fly from Omaha to Chicago in about 1h 43m. The time it takes to get you to your destination is usually consistent. Omaha and Chicago are separated by a distance of 417 mi. All flights are typically nonstop.

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

According to our current data, United Airlines ($78), offers the cheapest pricing from Omaha to Chicago. United Airlines is currently priced 66% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

$39 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from United Airlines. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Frontier and American Airlines, with prices starting from $79 and $112, respectively.

What are the most popular routes from Omaha to Chicago?

While some choose either Omaha Eppley Airfield - Chicago Midway or Omaha Eppley Airfield - Chicago Greater Rockford, Omaha Eppley Airfield - Chicago O'Hare Intl is the most popular route from Omaha to Chicago.

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

Major Airline, American Airlines and Delta are the most popular airlines when flying from Omaha to Chicago.

What are the most reliable airlines from Omaha to Chicago?

Consider Japan Airlines (97%), GoJet (95%) or Envoy Air (93%) when booking your flight. These represent the most reliable airlines when flying from Omaha to Chicago.

What are the cheapest flights from Omaha to Chicago?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $48. While the most popular route (Omaha Eppley Airfield - Chicago O'Hare Intl) can be booked for $157 on average our data indicates $249 when flying from Omaha to Chicago.

Can I fly to Chicago from Omaha Eppley Airfield right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Chicago within the United States

Most visitors from Omaha Eppley Airfield need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Chicago.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Omaha Eppley Airfield must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Chicago.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Omaha Eppley Airfield are not required to quarantine after entering Chicago.

Can I fly back to Omaha Eppley Airfield from Chicago?

Returning to Omaha Eppley Airfield from Chicago

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Chicago must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Omaha Eppley Airfield.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Chicago are not required to quarantine after entering Omaha Eppley Airfield.

Alternative routes for Omaha to Chicago

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.
Omaha to Decaturfrom $387 pp

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.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Delta
Cheapest$97
Average$292
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety
United Airlines
Cheapest$109
Average$252
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time69%
COVID-19 safety
American Airlines
Cheapest$114
Average$274
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time71%
COVID-19 safety
Southwest
Cheapest$261
Average$448
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time63%
COVID-19 safety

Hourly flight availability from Omaha to Chicago

See what time of day planes typically take off from Omaha to Chicago
15%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
44%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
41%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
0%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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
Sunday25daily flights
Monday26daily flights
Tuesday23daily flights
Wednesday22daily flights
Thursday24daily flights
Friday24daily flights
Saturday13daily flights