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The best prices from Richmond to Chicago are usually found in February or January, booked 58 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Wednesday and return on a Saturday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Richmond (RIC) to Chicago (CHI)

RIC - CHI
Price
$263 - $336
CHI
Temperature
33.8 - 84.2 °F
CHI
Rainfall
0.7 - 4.3 inches

Popular in

July

High demand for flights, 9% potential price rise

Cheapest in

February

Best time to find cheap flights, 14% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$263

From Richmond to Chicago

One-way from

$119

One-way flight from Richmond 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 Richmond to Chicago?

Flying to your destination on a Thursday can be more expensive, but this shouldn’t discourage you from finding affordable options to get to Chicago. Check prices with Cheapflights to find a great deal for your trip.

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 37 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 37 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 Richmond to Chicago 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $177, or $177 for flights within the next 24 hours.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Richmond to Chicago (RIC - CHI)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Richmond to Chicago is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the afternoon tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the evening could potentially save you up to 7% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Richmond to Chicago in October, November 2020

The best prices found for RIC to CHI flights for October, November
19 Nov - 23 Nov
$106pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
19 Nov - 22 Nov
$122pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
9 Nov - 11 Nov
$125pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl

Richmond to Chicago 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Richmond found for this year
19 Nov - 23 Nov
$106pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
19 Nov - 22 Nov
$122pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
9 Nov - 11 Nov
$125pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl

Non-stop flights to Chicago from Richmond

Save time with Richmond to Chicago direct flight deals
24 Nov - 26 Nov
$229pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
5 Nov - 9 Nov
$249pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
6 Nov - 7 Nov
$269pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl

Last minute flights from Richmond to Chicago

Late deals on round-trip flights to Chicago from Richmond, departing today and this week
26 Oct - 29 Oct
$179pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
26 Oct - 29 Oct
$202pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
31 Oct - 5 Nov
$240pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Allegiant Air
 
1 STOP
RFD
Chicago Greater Rockford
RFD
Chicago Greater Rockford
Allegiant Air
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl

One-way flights to Chicago from Richmond

The cheapest one-way flights from Richmond to Chicago
11:23 am - 2:49 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
16h 26m
RIC - RFD
Multiple Airlines
$119
Kiwi.com
3:05 am - 2:54 pm
American Airlines
1 Stop
12h 49m
RIC - ORD
American Airlines
8:06 am - 4:10 am
United Airlines
2 Stops
21h 04m
RIC - ORD
United Airlines
$122
United

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Richmond to Chicago

Are flight prices decreasing from Richmond 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 Richmond 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 Richmond Byrd Intl to Chicago to control the spread of COVID-19?

JetBlue and Delta are some of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travelers flying from Richmond Byrd Intl 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 Richmond Byrd Intl to Chicago have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Richmond to Chicago for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $106, but on average you can expect to pay $143.

Are there nonstop flights from Richmond to Chicago for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Richmond to Chicago under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Richmond to Chicago is less than $323.

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

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

What days are nonstop flights available from Richmond to Chicago?

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

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

2 flight departures from Richmond Byrd Intl to Chicago per day on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 100% of flight departures

Is Richmond weather warmer or cooler than Chicago?

With an average temperature of 90 °F, peak weather can be found in July. As a traveler, expect to see changes in flight prices during that period. The temperatures in Chicago are colder than in Richmond.

How long is the flight from Richmond to Chicago?

A quick flight from Richmond to Chicago can take about 4h 21m. Delta provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $408. The distance from Richmond to Chicago is about 644 mi. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both nonstop flights and flights with stops.

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

Spirit Airlines, at $106, was found to be the cheapest airline from Richmond to Chicago.. You may be able to fly from Richmond to Chicago for 65% less than the average price by searching for this airline.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Spirit Airlines, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $47. Allegiant Air flights start at $115 while deals on United Airlines start at $115 one-way.

Alternative routes for Richmond to Chicago

Destination information for Chicago

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Richmond to Chicago
Average temperature for October in Chicago
64.4 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Chicago
2.6 ″

Airports servicing Richmond

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Hourly flight availability from Richmond to Chicago

Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 58% of RIC to CHI departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 28% of RIC to CHI departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 14% of RIC to CHI departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of RIC to CHI departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Richmond to Chicago
Sunday
11 daily flights
Monday
15 daily flights
Tuesday
11 daily flights
Wednesday
8 daily flights
Thursday
15 daily flights
Friday
12 daily flights
Saturday
4 daily flights
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