Cheap flights from Richmond (RIC) to Chicago (CHI)

RIC — CHI
Aug 9 — Aug 161

The best prices from Richmond Byrd Intl to Chicago are usually found in February or January, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Monday and return on a Wednesday

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

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

RIC - CHI

Price

$207 - $376

CHI

Temperature

23 - 73.4 °F

CHI

Rainfall

1.7 - 4.9 inches

Popular inJuneHigh demand for flights, 25% potential price rise
Cheapest inFebruaryBest time to find cheap flights, 27% potential price drop
Round-trip from$207From Richmond Byrd Intl to Chicago (CHI)
One-way from$68One-way flight from Richmond Byrd Intl to Chicago (CHI)

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Richmond, Virginia to Chicago?

Flights from Richmond, Virginia to Chicago are found to be more expensive on Thursday. This shouldn't discourage you from searching as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Chicago.

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 61 days in advance to save up to 23% 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 61 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, Virginia to Chicago 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $319, or $380 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Richmond, Virginia to Chicago?

February can be a great time to fly to Chicago from Richmond, Virginia with a flight ticket averaging about $283. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of February for as cheap as $168. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of June.

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

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Richmond, Virginia to Chicago in the evening. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 56% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Richmond to Chicago in August, September 2022

The best prices found for RIC to CHI flights for August, September
Sep 14 - Sep 20
RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

13h 02m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

1 stop

10h 33m
$152

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 4/8/22

Aug 23 - Aug 30
RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

23h 34m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

1 stop

10h 45m
$164

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/8/22

Aug 29 - Aug 30
RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

23h 34m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

1 stop

22h 20m
$168

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 2/8/22

Richmond to Chicago 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Richmond found for this year
Sep 14 - Sep 20
RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

13h 02m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

1 stop

10h 33m
$152

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 4/8/22

Aug 23 - Aug 30
RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

23h 34m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

1 stop

10h 45m
$164

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/8/22

Aug 29 - Aug 30
RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

23h 34m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

1 stop

22h 20m
$168

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 2/8/22

Cheap Spirit Airlines flights from Richmond to Chicago

Sep 14 - Sep 20
RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

13h 02m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

1 stop

10h 33m
$152

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 4/8/22

Aug 23 - Aug 30
RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

23h 34m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

1 stop

10h 45m
$164

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/8/22

Aug 29 - Aug 30
RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

23h 34m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

1 stop

22h 20m
$168

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 2/8/22

  • If you’re traveling from Richmond, Virginia to Chicago, one of the more common airlines traveling that route is Spirit Airlines. Richmond, Virginia to Chicago flights are typically 46% cheaper than other airlines traveling the same route. Flights from Spirit Airlines typically cost $328.30 RT. The cheapest Spirit Airlines flight found for this route was $141. When traveling from Richmond, Virginia to Chicago on Spirit Airlines, the most popular airport to depart from is Richmond Byrd Intl Airport and the most popular airport to arrive at is Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport. When flying from Richmond, Virginia to Chicago, Spirit Airlines flights are 21% more popular than any other airline flying that same route.

Cheap American Airlines flights from Richmond to Chicago

Aug 23 - Aug 24
RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

29h 41m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

1 stop

7h 13m
$200

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 3/8/22

Aug 16 - Aug 17
RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

29h 41m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

Nonstop

2h 01m
$211

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 2/8/22

Aug 23 - Aug 24
RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

29h 41m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

Nonstop

2h 01m
$216

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 2/8/22

  • If you’re traveling from Richmond, Virginia to Chicago, one of the more common airlines traveling that route is American Airlines. Flights from American Airlines traveling this route typically cost $333.70 RT. This price is typically 60% more expensive than other airlines that offer Richmond, Virginia to Chicago flights. When booking this route, the cheapest RT price found was $128. The most popular departure airport in Richmond, Virginia when flying to Chicago is Richmond Byrd Intl Airport. The most popular airport to fly into when visiting Chicago is Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport. When flying from Richmond, Virginia to Chicago, American Airlines flights are 19% more popular than any other airline flying that same route.

Non-stop flights to Chicago from Richmond

Save time with Richmond to Chicago direct flight deals
Sep 1 - Sep 3
RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

2h 16m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

Nonstop

2h 08m
$239

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 4/8/22

Aug 26 - Sep 4
RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

2h 08m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

Nonstop

2h 02m
$265

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 3/8/22

Aug 26 - Sep 4
RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

2h 08m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

Nonstop

2h 02m
$274

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 2/8/22

Last minute flights from Richmond to Chicago

Late deals on return flights to Chicago from Richmond, departing today and this week
Aug 9 - Aug 9
RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

7h 49m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

1 stop

26h 38m
$200

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 3/8/22

Aug 9 - Aug 16
RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

22h 16m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

2 stops

27h 25m
$239

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/8/22

Aug 9 - Aug 16
RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

3 stops

30h 29m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

2 stops

22h 23m
$244

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 2/8/22

One-way flights to Chicago from Richmond

The cheapest one-way flights from Richmond to Chicago
Sep 14
RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

13h 02m
$68

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 3/8/22

Sep 14
RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

13h 02m
$69

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 2/8/22

Sep 20
RIC

Richmond Byrd Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

13h 02m
$70

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 3/8/22

Related info for your journey

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

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

Located just 6.9 mi from the city center, Richmond Byrd Intl is the airport most travelers will use when flying to Chicago from Richmond. Booking flights from Byrd Intl (RIC) to Chicago should be relatively easy as there are 24 daily outbound flights to Chicago from 6 different airlines.

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, Virginia to Chicago for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Richmond, Virginia to Chicago for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $152, but on average you can expect to pay $187.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Richmond, Virginia to Chicago under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Richmond, Virginia to Chicago is less than $297.

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

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

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Richmond, Virginia to Chicago round-trip?

Spirit Airlines, at $152, was found to be the cheapest airline from Richmond, Virginia to Chicago. An alternate airline flying to your destination would be American Airlines. Spirit Airlines is priced at 46% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

What are the most popular routes from Richmond, Virginia to Chicago?

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

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Richmond, Virginia to Chicago?

The most popular airlines flying from Richmond, Virginia to Chicago are American Airlines, JetBlue and Delta. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the most reliable airlines from Richmond, Virginia to Chicago?

Before booking your flight to Chicago from Richmond, Virginia, check out the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time: SkyWest Airlines (100%), Royal Jordanian (90%), Envoy Air( 88%).

What are the cheapest flights from Richmond, Virginia to Chicago?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Richmond, Virginia to Chicago? While on average our users pay $378, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $123. The most popular route (Richmond Byrd Intl - Chicago O'Hare Intl), is priced around $164.

Alternative routes for Richmond to Chicago

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Top 6 airlines flying from Richmond to Chicago

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Richmond 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$17Average$24FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time66%COVID-19 safety
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Spirit AirlinesCheapest$39Average$112FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time65%COVID-19 safety
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JetBlueCheapest$91Average$190FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time62%COVID-19 safety
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DeltaCheapest$102Average$323FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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American AirlinesCheapest$128Average$334FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%COVID-19 safety
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United AirlinesCheapest$141Average$328FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Richmond to Chicago

See what time of day planes typically take off from Richmond to Chicago
21%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
36%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
41%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
2%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM

Weekly flight availability from Richmond to Chicago

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Richmond to Chicago
Sunday25daily flights
Monday26daily flights
Tuesday25daily flights
Wednesday25daily flights
Thursday27daily flights
Friday25daily flights
Saturday21daily flights