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Cheap flights from Pittsburgh to Chicago (PIT - CHI)

The best prices from Pittsburgh to Chicago are usually found in August or July, booked 59 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Saturday and return on a Saturday

How to find the cheapest flight from Pittsburgh to Chicago

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

PIT - CHI

Price

$143 - $284

CHI

Temperature

23 - 73.4 °F

CHI

Precipitation

1.7 - 4.9 inches

Popular in

January

High demand for flights, 20% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 37% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$143

From Pittsburgh to Chicago (CHI)

One-way from

$88

One-way flight from Pittsburgh to Chicago (CHI)

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

Users have found that leaving on a Wednesday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 15% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 46% by booking at least 27 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Pittsburgh to Chicago within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $281.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in January. For low rates, August can be a great choice for travel to Chicago. Flights to Chicago from Pittsburgh in August are about $228 on average during August, but can be found for as low as $96.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Pittsburgh to Chicago (PIT - CHI)?

Unlike at noon, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 8% on flights from Pittsburgh to Chicago by exploring options for tickets in the morning.

Cheap flights from Pittsburgh to Chicago in January, February 2022

The best prices found for PIT to CHI flights for January, February
Feb 2 - Feb 8
PIT

Pittsburgh

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

22h 43m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

PIT

Pittsburgh

1 stop

15h 51m
$122

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 1/17/22

Jan 21 - Jan 30
PIT

Pittsburgh

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

13h 13m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

PIT

Pittsburgh

1 stop

21h 19m
$123

Spirit Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1/17/22

Jan 25 - Jan 26
PIT

Pittsburgh

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

28h 34m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

PIT

Pittsburgh

1 stop

15h 51m
$126

Spirit Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1/20/22

Pittsburgh to Chicago 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Pittsburgh found for this year
Feb 2 - Feb 8
PIT

Pittsburgh

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

22h 43m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

PIT

Pittsburgh

1 stop

15h 51m
$122

Spirit Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1/17/22

Jan 21 - Jan 30
PIT

Pittsburgh

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

13h 13m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

PIT

Pittsburgh

1 stop

21h 19m
$123

Spirit Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1/17/22

Jan 25 - Jan 26
PIT

Pittsburgh

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

28h 34m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

PIT

Pittsburgh

1 stop

15h 51m
$126

Spirit Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1/20/22

Non-stop flights to Chicago from Pittsburgh

Save time with Pittsburgh to Chicago direct flight deals
Feb 16 - Feb 16
PIT

Pittsburgh

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 47m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

PIT

Pittsburgh

Nonstop

1h 29m
$132

United Airlines

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Deal found 1/19/22

Feb 3 - Feb 7
PIT

Pittsburgh

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 50m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

PIT

Pittsburgh

Nonstop

1h 38m
$138

United Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1/20/22

Feb 18 - Feb 21
PIT

Pittsburgh

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

2h 02m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

PIT

Pittsburgh

Nonstop

1h 31m
$148

United Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1/17/22

Last minute flights from Pittsburgh to Chicago

Late deals on return flights to Chicago from Pittsburgh, departing today and this week
Jan 25 - Feb 1
PIT

Pittsburgh

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

28h 34m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

PIT

Pittsburgh

1 stop

10h 49m
$122

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 1/18/22

Jan 27 - Jan 31
PIT

Pittsburgh

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

13h 13m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

PIT

Pittsburgh

1 stop

21h 19m
$123

Spirit Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1/18/22

Jan 25 - Jan 26
PIT

Pittsburgh

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

28h 34m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

PIT

Pittsburgh

1 stop

15h 51m
$126

Spirit Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1/20/22

One-way flights to Chicago All airports from Pittsburgh

The cheapest one-way flights from Pittsburgh to Chicago
Feb 16
PIT

Pittsburgh

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

13h 07m
$37

Spirit Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1/17/22

Feb 25
PIT

Pittsburgh

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

6h 30m
$61

Spirit Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1/18/22

Jan 28
PIT

Pittsburgh

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

13h 13m
$62

Spirit Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1/20/22

Related info for your journey

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

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

If you book a flight to Chicago from Pittsburgh, you will be flying from Pittsburgh, which is the city’s only airport. Pittsburgh (PIT) is located 13.5 mi from the center of Pittsburgh. There are 28 flights from Pittsburgh to Chicago per day from 6 different airlines.

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

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Pittsburgh to Chicago for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $122, but on average you can expect to pay $142.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Pittsburgh to Chicago under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Pittsburgh to Chicago is less than $207.

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

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

What days are nonstop flights available from Pittsburgh to Chicago?

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

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

Travelers can expect 11 flights from Pittsburgh to Chicago on average per day.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 18% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Noon) - 55% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 9% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 18% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Pittsburgh to Chicago?

Departing from Pittsburgh to Chicago will take you 1h 47m. The distance between Pittsburgh and Chicago is about 413 mi. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

According to our current data, Spirit Airlines ($122), United Airlines ($132), and American Airlines ($145) offers the cheapest pricing from Pittsburgh to Chicago. Spirit Airlines is currently priced 46% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Spirit Airlines, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $37. However, be on the lookout for offers from United Airlines and Delta, as they are both options that can get you from Pittsburgh to Chicago for a low price.

What are the most popular routes from Pittsburgh to Chicago?

When deciding which route to take from Pittsburgh to Chicago consider Pittsburgh - Chicago O'Hare Intl, Pittsburgh - Chicago Midway or Pittsburgh - Chicago Greater Rockford as they are the most popular.

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

Consider Major Airline, American Airlines or Delta when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Pittsburgh to Chicago.

What are the most reliable airlines from Pittsburgh to Chicago?

No one likes to see their flight delayed. When booking a flight from Pittsburgh to Chicago consider choosing Cathay Pacific (100%), Mesa Airlines (95%) or ANA (94%) as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

What are the cheapest flights from Pittsburgh to Chicago?

The cheapest flight price from Pittsburgh to Chicago is $48. On average you can expect to pay $190. The most popular route, (Pittsburgh - Chicago O'Hare Intl), can usually be booked for $130.

Can I fly to Chicago from Pittsburgh right now?

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

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

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Pittsburgh are not required to quarantine after entering Chicago.

Can I fly back to Pittsburgh from Chicago?

Returning to Pittsburgh 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 Pittsburgh.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Chicago are not required to quarantine after entering Pittsburgh.

Alternative routes for Pittsburgh to Chicago

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Top 4 airlines flying from Pittsburgh to Chicago

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Pittsburgh to Chicago choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
United Airlines
Cheapest$109
Average$300
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time69%
COVID-19 safety
American Airlines
Cheapest$110
Average$289
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time71%
COVID-19 safety
Delta
Cheapest$144
Average$307
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety
Linear Air Taxi
Cheapest$1,731
Average$6,340
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety

Hourly flight availability from Pittsburgh to Chicago

See what time of day planes typically take off from Pittsburgh to Chicago
12%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
39%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
43%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
6%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM

Weekly flight availability from Pittsburgh to Chicago

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Pittsburgh to Chicago
Sunday30daily flights
Monday26daily flights
Tuesday26daily flights
Wednesday36daily flights
Thursday36daily flights
Friday27daily flights
Saturday16daily flights