Cheap flights from Rochester to Chicago (RST - CHI)

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

How to find the cheapest flight from
Rochester (RST) to Chicago (CHI)

All the information you need to plan the best RST to CHI flight in 2022: compare Rochester to Chicago flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Chicago.
RST - CHI
Price
$157 - $442
CHI
Temperature
23 - 73.4 °F
CHI
Rainfall
1.7 - 4.9 inches

Popular in

March

High demand for flights, 36% potential price rise

Cheapest in

January

Best time to find cheap flights, 45% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$157

From Rochester to Chicago (CHI)

One-way from

$119

One-way flight from Rochester to Chicago (CHI)

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 Rochester to Chicago?

Departing on a Friday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 74% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Rochester to Chicago, book at least 61 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 154% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $385 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $570.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Rochester to Chicago (RST - CHI)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Rochester to Chicago in the afternoon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 31% on your trip compared to booking a flight at noon.

Cheap flights from Rochester to Chicago in June, July 2022

The best prices found for RST to CHI flights for June, July
19 Jul - 21 Jul
$196pp
RST
Rochester
Delta
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
RST
Rochester
26 Jul - 28 Jul
$238pp
RST
Rochester
Delta
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
RST
Rochester
20 Jul - 23 Jul
$246pp
RST
Rochester
Delta
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
RST
Rochester

Rochester to Chicago 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Rochester found for this year
1 Oct - 4 Oct
$178pp
RST
Rochester
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
RST
Rochester
19 Jul - 21 Jul
$196pp
RST
Rochester
Delta
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
RST
Rochester
26 Oct - 29 Oct
$217pp
RST
Rochester
Delta
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
RST
Rochester

Non-stop flights to Chicago from Rochester

Save time with Rochester to Chicago direct flight deals
1 Oct - 4 Oct
$178pp
RST
Rochester
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
RST
Rochester
11 Sep - 17 Sep
$248pp
RST
Rochester
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
RST
Rochester
26 Oct - 29 Oct
$288pp
RST
Rochester
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
RST
Rochester

Last minute flights from Rochester to Chicago

Late deals on round-trip flights to Chicago from Rochester, departing today and this week
7 Jul - 14 Jul
$347pp
RST
Rochester
Delta
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
RST
Rochester
7 Jul - 14 Jul
$475pp
RST
Rochester
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
RST
Rochester
7 Jul - 14 Jul
$491pp
RST
Rochester
Delta
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
RST
Rochester

One-way flights to Chicago from Rochester

The cheapest one-way flights from Rochester to Chicago
2:04 am - 3:24 am
American Airlines
Nonstop
1h 20m
RST - ORD
American Airlines
2:04 am - 3:26 am
American Airlines
Nonstop
1h 22m
RST - ORD
American Airlines
10:58 am - 12:21 pm
American Airlines
Nonstop
1h 23m
RST - ORD
American Airlines

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Flight FAQs

From Rochester to Chicago

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

For a flight from Rochester to Chicago, you will be flying from Rochester. Rochester (RST) is just 7.0 mi from the center of the city. Rochester is the only Rochester airport and it handles 3 outbound flights to Chicago per day. 3 airlines have flights to Chicago from Rochester on a regular basis.

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

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like American Airlines, Delta, and United Airlines flying from Rochester to Chicago have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from Rochester to Chicago for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Rochester to Chicago for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on American Airlines for just $178, but on average you can expect to pay $273.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Rochester to Chicago under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Rochester to Chicago is less than $440.

Are there last-minute flights available from Rochester to Chicago for under $400?

There are currently 15+ open flights from Rochester to Chicago within the next 7 days for less than $400.

What days are nonstop flights available from Rochester to Chicago?

Nonstop flights are available for this route on the following days: Saturday.

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

Travelers can expect 4 flights from Rochester to Chicago on average per day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Rochester to Chicago?

American Airlines and Delta can get you from Rochester to Chicago in just under 1h 19m. Your travel time can differ by up to 2h 17m. Rochester and Chicago are separated by a distance of 269 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 Rochester to Chicago round-trip?

Currently priced at $178, American Airlines will fly you from Rochester to Chicago and back. In addition to American Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Check Cheapflights for deals on Delta for as low as $196. American Airlines is priced at 37% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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

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

What are the cheapest flights from Rochester to Chicago?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Rochester to Chicago? While on average our users pay $191, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $191. The most popular route (Rochester - Chicago O'Hare Intl), is priced around $196.

What are the most reliable airlines from Rochester to Chicago?

The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from Rochester to Chicago are American Airlines (92%), Envoy Air (92%) and Qatar Airways (86%).

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Chicago, IL

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Chicago from Rochester?

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Rochester are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Chicago.

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

Do I need a test to fly back to Rochester from Chicago?

Returning to Rochester from Chicago

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Chicago are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Rochester.

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

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Alternative routes for Rochester to Chicago

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

Destination information for Chicago

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Rochester to Chicago.
Flight duration from RST to Chicago
1h 17m
Average temperature for June in Chicago
78.8 °F
Avg rainfall for June in Chicago
3.4 ″

Airports servicing Rochester

Airports servicing Chicago

Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Hourly flight availability from Rochester to Chicago

See what time of day planes typically take off from Rochester towards Chicago.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 75% of RST to CHI departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 25% of RST to CHI departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 0% of RST to CHI departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of RST to CHI departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Rochester to Chicago
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Rochester to Chicago.
Sunday
2 daily flights
Monday
4 daily flights
Tuesday
4 daily flights
Wednesday
4 daily flights
Thursday
4 daily flights
Friday
4 daily flights
Saturday
4 daily flights
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