Cheap flights from Rochester to Chicago (ROC - CHI)

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

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

All the information you need to plan the best ROC to CHI flight in 2022: compare Rochester to Chicago flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Chicago.
ROC - CHI
Price
$166 - $317
CHI
Temperature
23 - 73.4 °F
CHI
Rainfall
1.7 - 4.9 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

$239

Average for round-trip flights in May 2022

Round-trip from

$166

From Rochester Greater Rochester Intl 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 month to fly from Rochester, New York to Chicago?

The best pricing can be found in the month of August. Prices to Chicago from Rochester, New York average $267. You can even find prices in August for less than $267, as users have found deals to Chicago from as low as $107. The month of February appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Chicago from Rochester, New York. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 18%.

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 28 days in advance to save up to 32% 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 28 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 Rochester, New York to Chicago 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $317, or $377 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

It’s typically best to fly out from Rochester, New York to Chicago in the evening. Doing so could potentially save you 38% on the flight price compared to flying at noon, which is usually more expensive.

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Rochester, New York to Chicago?

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Thursday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

Cheap flights from Rochester to Chicago in May, June 2022

The best prices found for ROC to CHI flights for May, June
11 Jun - 13 Jun
$270pp
ROC
Rochester Greater Rochester Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ROC
Rochester Greater Rochester Intl
30 Jun - 4 Jul
$278pp
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
14 Jun - 22 Jun
$279pp
ROC
Rochester Greater Rochester Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
ROC
Rochester Greater Rochester Intl

Rochester Greater Rochester Intl to Chicago 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Rochester found for this year
1 Oct - 4 Oct
$262pp
ROC
Rochester Greater Rochester Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
MDW
Chicago Midway
MDW
Chicago Midway
Delta
 
1 STOP
ROC
Rochester Greater Rochester Intl
1 Oct - 4 Oct
$262pp
ROC
Rochester Greater Rochester Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
ROC
Rochester Greater Rochester Intl
29 Sep - 3 Oct
$270pp
ROC
Rochester Greater Rochester Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
ROC
Rochester Greater Rochester Intl

Non-stop flights to Chicago from Rochester

Save time with Rochester to Chicago direct flight deals
30 Jun - 4 Jul
$278pp
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
4 Aug - 8 Aug
$300pp
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
13 Jun - 13 Jun
$316pp
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

Last minute flights from Rochester to Chicago

Late deals on round-trip flights to Chicago from Rochester, departing today and this week
29 May - 29 May
$300pp
ROC
Rochester Greater Rochester Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ROC
Rochester Greater Rochester Intl
29 May - 29 May
$307pp
ROC
Rochester Greater Rochester Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ROC
Rochester Greater Rochester Intl
2 Jun - 13 Jun
$312pp
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

One-way flights to Chicago from Rochester

The cheapest one-way flights from Rochester to Chicago
2:37 pm - 6:39 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
29h 02m
ROC - ORD
Frontier
$187
Kiwi.com
3:00 am - 3:56 am
United Airlines
Nonstop
1h 56m
ROC - ORD
United Airlines
$189
United
6:06 am - 6:17 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
25h 11m
ROC - ORD
Multiple Airlines
$195
Kiwi.com

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 Greater Rochester Intl need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Chicago.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Rochester Greater Rochester Intl must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Chicago.

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

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

Returning to Rochester Greater Rochester Intl from Chicago

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Chicago must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Rochester Greater Rochester Intl.

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

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Alternative routes for Rochester to Chicago

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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 ROC to Chicago
1h 50m
Average temperature for May in Chicago
71.6 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Chicago
4.3 ″

Airports servicing Rochester

Airports servicing Chicago

Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Top 3 airlines flying from Rochester Greater Rochester Intl 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
American Airlines
$128 $339 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$169 $373 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$177 $293 No cancel fee 69%

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 53% of ROC to CHI departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 46% of ROC to CHI departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% 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
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Rochester to Chicago.
Sunday
25 daily flights
Monday
25 daily flights
Tuesday
25 daily flights
Wednesday
24 daily flights
Thursday
24 daily flights
Friday
24 daily flights
Saturday
25 daily flights
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