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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 $97 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.

Cheap flights from Richmond to Chicago in July, August 2020

The best prices found for RIC to CHI flights for July, August
11 Jul - 14 Jul
$136pp
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
21 Jul - 28 Jul
$138pp
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
23 Jul - 26 Jul
$139pp
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
11 Jul - 14 Jul
$136pp
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
21 Jul - 28 Jul
$138pp
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
23 Jul - 26 Jul
$139pp
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
23 Jul - 29 Jul
$157pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
18 Jul - 25 Jul
$192pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
18 Jul - 24 Jul
$202pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American 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
17 Jul - 19 Jul
$197pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Allegiant Air
 
1 STOP
RFD
Chicago Greater Rockford
RFD
Chicago Greater Rockford
Allegiant Air
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
16 Jul - 19 Jul
$234pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
RFD
Chicago Greater Rockford
RFD
Chicago Greater Rockford
Allegiant Air
 
1 STOP
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
16 Jul - 19 Jul
$261pp
RIC
Richmond Byrd Intl
Allegiant Air
     
3 STOPS
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
10:10 am - 5:27 am
Spirit Airlines
2 Stops
20h 17m
RIC - ORD
Spirit Airlines
$97
Kiwi.com
6:30 am - 1:22 pm
JetBlue
1 Stop
7h 52m
RIC - ORD
JetBlue
5:42 pm - 5:40 am
Allegiant Air
1 Stop
12h 58m
RIC - RFD
Allegiant Air
$109
Kiwi.com

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.

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 $136, but on average you can expect to pay $153.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Richmond to Chicago under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Richmond to Chicago is less than $299.

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.

How popular is this flight route?

Flights from Richmond Byrd Intl to Chicago have been viewed 24 times in the past calendar month.

What is the cheapest airline for this route?

While browsing flights check up on current rates for Delta Air Lines, Inc.. Delta Air Lines, Inc. offers the cheapest flight to Richmond to Chicago. Flight availability can sometimes range however expect there to be 214 flights on average per day.

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.

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
Flight duration
2h 06m
Average temperature for July in Chicago
84.2 °F
Avg rainfall for July in Chicago
3.7 ″

Airports servicing Richmond

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Hourly flight availability from Richmond to Chicago

Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 71% of RIC to CHI departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 28% of RIC to CHI departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of RIC to CHI departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of RIC to CHI departures
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6 AM
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Weekly flight availability
from Richmond to Chicago
Sunday
15 daily flights
Monday
16 daily flights
Tuesday
15 daily flights
Wednesday
16 daily flights
Thursday
14 daily flights
Friday
15 daily flights
Saturday
17 daily flights