Cheap flights from Columbus (CMH) to Chicago (CHI)

CMH — CHI
Aug 13 — Aug 201

The best prices from Columbus to Chicago are usually found in October or February, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Saturday and return on a Thursday

How to find the cheapest flight from Columbus (CMH) to Chicago (CHI)

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

CMH - CHI

Price

$203 - $352

CHI

Temperature

23 - 73.4 °F

CHI

Rainfall

1.7 - 4.9 inches

Popular inJuneHigh demand for flights, 23% potential price rise
Cheapest inOctoberBest time to find cheap flights, 25% potential price drop
Round-trip from$203From Columbus to Chicago (CHI)
One-way from$120One-way flight from Columbus to Chicago (CHI)

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

Users have found that flying from Columbus Airport to Chicago on a Monday 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 Columbus Airport to Chicago?

Find a great deal and save up to 53% by booking at least 61 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 Columbus Airport to Chicago within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $289.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Columbus Airport to Chicago?

Flights from Columbus Airport to Chicago lean towards being more expensive in June. Prices are generally better when you fly from Columbus Airport to Chicago in October, with the cheapest ticket starting at $153.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Columbus Airport to Chicago (CMH - CHI)?

It’s optimal to fly from Columbus Airport to Chicago in the morning. By choosing this option you can save up to 8% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Columbus to Chicago in August, September 2022

The best prices found for CMH to CHI flights for August, September
Sep 2 - Sep 4
CMH

Columbus

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 21m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

CMH

Columbus

Nonstop

1h 19m
$174

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

Aug 29 - Sep 4
CMH

Columbus

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

32h 32m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

CMH

Columbus

1 stop

8h 34m
$175

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

Sep 3 - Sep 10
CMH

Columbus

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

6h 29m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

CMH

Columbus

Nonstop

1h 22m
$178

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

Columbus to Chicago 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Columbus found for this year
Sep 2 - Sep 4
CMH

Columbus

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 21m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

CMH

Columbus

Nonstop

1h 19m
$174

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

Aug 29 - Sep 4
CMH

Columbus

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

32h 32m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

CMH

Columbus

1 stop

8h 34m
$175

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

Sep 3 - Sep 10
CMH

Columbus

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

6h 29m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

CMH

Columbus

Nonstop

1h 22m
$178

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

Cheap Spirit Airlines flights from Columbus to Chicago

Sep 21 - Sep 26
CMH

Columbus

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

15h 40m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

CMH

Columbus

1 stop

19h 56m
$193

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 7/8/22

Aug 31 - Sep 20
CMH

Columbus

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

16h 45m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

CMH

Columbus

1 stop

8h 26m
$195

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 7/8/22

Aug 31 - Sep 20
CMH

Columbus

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

26h 08m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

CMH

Columbus

1 stop

19h 56m
$202

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 7/8/22

  • If you’re traveling from Columbus Airport to Chicago, one of the more common airlines traveling that route is Spirit Airlines. Columbus Airport to Chicago flights are typically 66% cheaper than other airlines traveling the same route. Flights from Spirit Airlines typically cost $293.08 RT. The cheapest Spirit Airlines flight found for this route was $138. When traveling from Columbus Airport to Chicago on Spirit Airlines, the most popular airport to depart from is Columbus Airport and the most popular airport to arrive at is Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport. When flying from Columbus Airport to Chicago, Spirit Airlines flights are 49% more popular than any other airline flying that same route.

Cheap United Airlines flights from Columbus to Chicago

Sep 2 - Sep 4
CMH

Columbus

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 21m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

CMH

Columbus

Nonstop

1h 19m
$174

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

Oct 15 - Oct 17
CMH

Columbus

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 19m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

CMH

Columbus

Nonstop

1h 23m
$198

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 5/8/22

Sep 3 - Sep 5
CMH

Columbus

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 38m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

CMH

Columbus

Nonstop

1h 26m
$204

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 6/8/22

  • If you’re traveling from Columbus Airport to Chicago, one of the more common airlines traveling that route is United Airlines. Flights from United Airlines traveling this route typically cost $300.80 RT. This price is typically 58% more expensive than other airlines that offer Columbus Airport to Chicago flights. When booking this route, the cheapest RT price found was $97. The most popular departure airport in Columbus Airport when flying to Chicago is Columbus Airport. The most popular airport to fly into when visiting Chicago is Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport. When flying from Columbus Airport to Chicago, United Airlines flights are 47% more popular than any other airline flying that same route.

Non-stop flights to Chicago from Columbus

Save time with Columbus to Chicago direct flight deals
Sep 2 - Sep 4
CMH

Columbus

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 21m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

CMH

Columbus

Nonstop

1h 19m
$174

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

Sep 3 - Sep 10
CMH

Columbus

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 38m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

CMH

Columbus

Nonstop

1h 26m
$193

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

Sep 18 - Sep 20
CMH

Columbus

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 25m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

CMH

Columbus

Nonstop

1h 21m
$198

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 5/8/22

Last minute flights from Columbus to Chicago

Late deals on return flights to Chicago from Columbus, departing today and this week
Aug 16 - Sep 14
CMH

Columbus

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

22h 04m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

CMH

Columbus

1 stop

12h 35m
$251

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

Aug 16 - Sep 14
CMH

Columbus

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

16h 45m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

CMH

Columbus

1 stop

8h 26m
$271

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

Aug 17 - Aug 23
CMH

Columbus

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

13h 18m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

CMH

Columbus

1 stop

20h 27m
$281

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 5/8/22

One-way flights to Chicago from Columbus

The cheapest one-way flights from Columbus to Chicago
Sep 3
CMH

Columbus

MDW

Chicago Midway

1 stop

5h 50m
$79

Delta

Pick Dates

Deal found 7/8/22

Sep 3
CMH

Columbus

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

6h 29m
$79

Delta

Pick Dates

Deal found 7/8/22

Sep 3
CMH

Columbus

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 38m
$83

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 5/8/22

Related info for your journey

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

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

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Columbus Airport to Chicago for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on United Airlines for just $174, but on average you can expect to pay $198.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Columbus Airport to Chicago under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Columbus Airport to Chicago is less than $240.

Are there last-minute flights available from Columbus Airport to Chicago for under $300?

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

What days are nonstop flights available from Columbus Airport to Chicago?

Nonstop flights are available for this route on the following days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday.

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

On average 7 flights depart from Columbus Airport to Chicago per day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 14% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 86% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Columbus Airport to Chicago?

Airlines like United Airlines, Spirit Airlines, and American Airlines fly from Columbus Airport to Chicago in about 1h 21m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 14h 19m. The distance from Columbus Airport to Chicago is about 297 mi. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both nonstop flights and flights with stops.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Columbus Airport to Chicago round-trip from $174. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Spirit Airlines, from $193, and American Airlines, from $205. You may be able to fly from Columbus Airport to Chicago for 35% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Delta, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $79. United Airlines flights start at $83 while deals on Spirit Airlines start at $88 one-way.

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

Before booking your flight from Columbus Airport to Chicago check out the most popular airlines for this route: American Airlines, British Airways or Delta.

What are the most reliable airlines from Columbus Airport to Chicago?

The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from Columbus Airport to Chicago are Air Wisconsin (100%), ANA (94%) and British Airways (88%).

What are the cheapest flights from Columbus Airport to Chicago?

On average you can expect to pay $355 for a flight from Columbus Airport to Chicago. The cheapest flight overall is $109 while the most popular route, (Columbus - Chicago O'Hare Intl) is currently priced at $181.

Top 7 airlines flying from Columbus to Chicago

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Columbus to Chicago choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Juneyao AirlinesCheapest$16Average$22FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time66%COVID-19 safety
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British AirwaysCheapest$62Average$62FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time70%COVID-19 safety
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Spirit AirlinesCheapest$93Average$262FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time65%COVID-19 safety
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American AirlinesCheapest$97Average$301FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%COVID-19 safety
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United AirlinesCheapest$138Average$293FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
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DeltaCheapest$172Average$322FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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Linear Air TaxiCheapest$2,351Average$4,526FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Columbus to Chicago

See what time of day planes typically take off from Columbus to Chicago
9%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
55%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
32%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
4%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM

Weekly flight availability from Columbus to Chicago

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Columbus to Chicago
Sunday40daily flights
Monday46daily flights
Tuesday42daily flights
Wednesday34daily flights
Thursday40daily flights
Friday40daily flights
Saturday33daily flights