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The best prices from State College to Chicago are usually found in August or April, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Friday or Wednesday and return on a Friday

How to find the cheapest flight from
State College (SCE) to Chicago (CHI)

SCE - CHI
Price
$242 - $594
CHI
Temperature
33.8 - 84.2 °F
CHI
Rainfall
0.7 - 4.3 inches

Popular in

February

High demand for flights, 36% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 36% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$242

From State College to Chicago

One-way from

$167

One-way flight from State College 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 State College to Chicago?

Users have found that flying from State College to Chicago on a Sunday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from State College to Chicago, book at least 20 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 10% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $137 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $157.

What is the cheapest month to fly from State College to Chicago?

April is one of the best times of the year to fly to Chicago from State College. Prices for April average $135 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $33. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a April flight can save you 49% on your journey compared to booking in April

When is the cheapest time to fly from State College to Chicago (SCE - CHI)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from State College to Chicago is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the evening tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the morning could potentially save you up to 15% on airfare.

Cheap flights from State College to Chicago in January, February 2021

The best prices found for SCE to CHI flights for January, February
19 Feb - 22 Feb
$178pp
SCE
State College University Park
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SCE
State College University Park
19 Feb - 22 Feb
$217pp
SCE
State College University Park
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SCE
State College University Park
19 Feb - 22 Feb
$270pp
SCE
State College University Park
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SCE
State College University Park

State College to Chicago 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from State College found for this year
19 Feb - 22 Feb
$178pp
SCE
State College University Park
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SCE
State College University Park
19 Feb - 22 Feb
$217pp
SCE
State College University Park
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SCE
State College University Park
19 Feb - 22 Feb
$270pp
SCE
State College University Park
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SCE
State College University Park

Non-stop flights to Chicago from State College

Save time with State College to Chicago direct flight deals
19 Feb - 22 Feb
$405pp
SCE
State College University Park
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SCE
State College University Park
23 Jan - 28 Jan
$587pp
SCE
State College University Park
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SCE
State College University Park
17 May - 19 May
$607pp
SCE
State College University Park
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
SCE
State College University Park

Last minute flights from State College to Chicago

Late deals on round-trip flights to Chicago from State College, departing today and this week
23 Jan - 28 Jan
$587pp
SCE
State College University Park
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SCE
State College University Park
24 Jan - 25 Jan
$9,514pp
SCE
State College University Park
Linear Air Taxi
 
1 STOP
MDW
Chicago Midway
MDW
Chicago Midway
Linear Air Taxi
   
2 STOPS
SCE
State College University Park

One-way flights to Chicago from State College

The cheapest one-way flights from State College to Chicago
4:27 pm - 3:29 am
Allegiant Air
2 Stops
36h 02m
SCE - MDW
Allegiant Air
$167
Kiwi.com
4:27 pm - 5:43 pm
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
26h 16m
SCE - ORD
Multiple Airlines
$261
Kiwi.com
1:15 am - 5:20 am
American Airlines
1 Stop
5h 05m
SCE - ORD
American Airlines

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about State College to Chicago flights.

Flight FAQs

From State College to Chicago

Are flight prices decreasing from State College 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 State College 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 State College University Park 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. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travelers flying from State College University Park to Chicago are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, social distance seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from State College University Park to Chicago have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from State College University Park to Chicago have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. United Airlines, American Airlines, and Delta are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like United Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from State College to Chicago for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $178, but on average you can expect to pay $430.

Are there nonstop flights from State College to Chicago for under $500 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 3 direct flights from State College to Chicago under $500. A good price for a nonstop flight from State College to Chicago is less than $533.

Are there last-minute flights available from State College to Chicago for under $600?

There are currently 2+ open flights from State College to Chicago within the next 7 days for less than $600.

Is State College weather warmer or cooler than Chicago?

With an average temperature of 84 °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 hotter than in State College.

How long is the flight from State College to Chicago?

Airlines like United Airlines, American Airlines, and Linear Air Taxi fly from State College to Chicago in about 1h 56m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 2h 28m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Currently priced at $319, United Airlines will fly you from State College to Chicago and back. In addition to United Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from American Airlines and Delta - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $396 and $429, respectively. United Airlines is 16% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

$167 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Allegiant Air. You may also be able to find cheap deals on American Airlines and United Airlines, with prices starting from $170 and $177, respectively.

Alternative routes for State College to Chicago

Destination information for Chicago

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from State College to Chicago
Flight duration
1h 53m
Average temperature for January in Chicago
33.8 °F
Avg rainfall for January in Chicago
0.7 ″

Airports servicing State College

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Top 3 airlines flying from State College to Chicago

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from State College 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
Delta
$309 $370 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$182 $392 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$323 $431 No cancel fee 69%

Hourly flight availability from State College to Chicago

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Weekly flight availability
from State College to Chicago
Sunday
1 daily flight
Monday
1 daily flight
Tuesday
1 daily flight
Wednesday
1 daily flight
Thursday
1 daily flight
Friday
1 daily flight
Saturday
1 daily flight
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