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The best prices from Rochester to Chicago are usually found in August or May, booked 39 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Wednesday and return on a Thursday

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

ROC - CHI
Price
$166 - $317
CHI
Temperature
33.8 - 84.2 °F
CHI
Rainfall
0.7 - 4.3 inches

Popular in

February

High demand for flights, 16% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 38% potential price drop

Average price

$287

Average for round-trip flights in January 2021

Round-trip from

$166

From Rochester 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 Rochester to Chicago?

Flights from Rochester to Chicago are found to be more expensive on Sunday. 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 Rochester to Chicago?

Find a great deal and save up to 10% by booking at least 20 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 Rochester to Chicago within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $137.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Rochester to Chicago?

Flights from Rochester to Chicago lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Rochester to Chicago in April, with the cheapest ticket starting at $33.

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

It’s optimal to fly from Rochester to Chicago in the evening. By choosing this option you can save up to 10% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Rochester to Chicago in January, February 2021

The best prices found for ROC to CHI flights for January, February
10 Feb - 14 Feb
$219pp
ROC
Rochester Greater Rochester Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ROC
Rochester Greater Rochester Intl
6 Feb - 7 Feb
$243pp
ROC
Rochester Greater Rochester Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
ROC
Rochester Greater Rochester Intl
6 Feb - 7 Feb
$247pp
ROC
Rochester Greater Rochester Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ROC
Rochester Greater Rochester Intl

Rochester to Chicago 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Rochester found for this year
10 Feb - 14 Feb
$219pp
ROC
Rochester Greater Rochester Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ROC
Rochester Greater Rochester Intl
6 Feb - 7 Feb
$243pp
ROC
Rochester Greater Rochester Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
ROC
Rochester Greater Rochester Intl
6 Feb - 7 Feb
$247pp
ROC
Rochester Greater Rochester Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ROC
Rochester Greater Rochester Intl

Non-stop flights to Chicago from Rochester

Save time with Rochester to Chicago direct flight deals
6 Feb - 7 Feb
$349pp
ROC
Rochester Greater Rochester Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ROC
Rochester Greater Rochester Intl
26 Jan - 2 Mar
$350pp
ROC
Rochester Greater Rochester Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ROC
Rochester Greater Rochester Intl
26 Feb - 14 Mar
$351pp
ROC
Rochester Greater Rochester Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ROC
Rochester Greater Rochester Intl

Last minute flights from Rochester to Chicago

Late deals on round-trip flights to Chicago from Rochester, departing today and this week
26 Jan - 27 Feb
$320pp
ROC
Rochester Greater Rochester Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ROC
Rochester Greater Rochester Intl
27 Jan - 28 Feb
$321pp
ROC
Rochester Greater Rochester Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
ROC
Rochester Greater Rochester Intl
26 Jan - 3 Mar
$327pp
ROC
Rochester Greater Rochester Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ROC
Rochester Greater Rochester Intl

One-way flights to Chicago from Rochester

The cheapest one-way flights from Rochester to Chicago
11:37 am - 12:50 pm
American Airlines
Nonstop
2h 13m
ROC - ORD
American Airlines
2:00 am - 3:04 am
United Airlines
Nonstop
2h 04m
ROC - ORD
United Airlines
$218
United
1:10 am - 2:38 pm
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
38h 28m
ROC - ORD
Multiple Airlines
$347
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Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Rochester to Chicago

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

Delta is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. New policies for travelers booking flights from Rochester Greater Rochester Intl to Chicago include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitization, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from Rochester Greater Rochester 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 Rochester to Chicago for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Rochester to Chicago for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on American Airlines for just $219, but on average you can expect to pay $290.

Are there nonstop flights from Rochester to Chicago for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 8 direct flights from Rochester to Chicago under $400. A good price for a nonstop flight from Rochester to Chicago is less than $413.

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.

Is Rochester weather warmer or cooler than Chicago?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 84 °F on average in the month of July. The temperature in Chicago is typically hotter than in Rochester. If you're traveling when the temperature is at its warmest, push to plan early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. For the best results, search for flights well in advance or after peak season.

How long is the flight from Rochester to Chicago?

A quick flight from Rochester to Chicago can take about 2h 14m. United Airlines provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $321. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Currently priced at $219, 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. Search Cheapflights for deals from United Airlines and Delta - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $243 and $293, respectively. You may be able to fly from Rochester to Chicago for 17% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with United Airlines, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $127. Delta flights start at $132 while deals on American Airlines start at $145 one-way.

Alternative routes for Rochester to Chicago

Destination information for Chicago

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Rochester to Chicago
Average temperature for January in Chicago
33.8 °F
Avg rainfall for January in Chicago
0.7 ″

Airports servicing Rochester

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Top 4 airlines flying from Rochester to Chicago

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Rochester to Chicago choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
JetBlue
$106 $277 No cancel fee 62%
United Airlines
$179 $281 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$158 $325 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$118 $349 No cancel fee N/A

Hourly flight availability from Rochester to Chicago

Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 78% of ROC to CHI departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 22% of ROC to CHI departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 0% of ROC to CHI departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of ROC to CHI departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Rochester to Chicago
Sunday
8 daily flights
Monday
8 daily flights
Tuesday
4 daily flights
Wednesday
4 daily flights
Thursday
7 daily flights
Friday
8 daily flights
Saturday
4 daily flights
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