Cheap flights from State College to Chicago (SCE - CHI)

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

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

All the information you need to plan the best SCE to CHI flight in 2021: compare State College to Chicago flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Chicago.
SCE - CHI
Price
$242 - $594
CHI
Temperature
23 - 73.4 °F
CHI
Precipitation
1.7 - 4.9 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 University Park to Chicago (CHI)

One-way from

$224

One-way flight from State College University Park to Chicago (CHI)

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
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 60 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 40% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $450 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $547.

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

When flying from State College to Chicago, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the afternoon, which can drop the price by up to 7% versus a flight at noon.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in February. For low rates, August can be a great choice for travel to Chicago. Flights to Chicago from State College in August are about $381 on average during August, but can be found for as low as $156.

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from State College to Chicago?

Users have found that leaving on a Thursday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 41% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

Cheap flights from State College to Chicago in October, November 2021

The best prices found for SCE to CHI flights for October, November
12 Nov - 14 Nov
$191pp
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
9 Nov - 16 Nov
$247pp
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
9 Nov - 16 Nov
$256pp
SCE
State College University Park
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SCE
State College University Park

State College University Park to Chicago 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from State College found for this year
3 Dec - 5 Dec
$180pp
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
12 Nov - 14 Nov
$191pp
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
3 Dec - 5 Dec
$225pp
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

Non-stop flights to Chicago from State College

Save time with State College to Chicago direct flight deals
9 Nov - 16 Nov
$247pp
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
2 Dec - 5 Dec
$257pp
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
3 Dec - 5 Dec
$267pp
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

Last minute flights from State College to Chicago

Late deals on round-trip flights to Chicago from State College, departing today and this week
5 Nov - 7 Nov
$331pp
SCE
State College University Park
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SCE
State College University Park
2 Nov - 4 Nov
$362pp
SCE
State College University Park
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SCE
State College University Park
4 Nov - 7 Nov
$549pp
SCE
State College University Park
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SCE
State College University Park

One-way flights to Chicago from State College

The cheapest one-way flights from State College to Chicago
5:26 am - 1:06 am
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
44h 40m
SCE - ORD
Multiple Airlines
$224
Kiwi.com
12:35 pm - 1:38 pm
United Airlines
Nonstop
2h 03m
SCE - ORD
United Airlines
$453
United
1:00 am - 4:25 am
Delta
1 Stop
4h 25m
SCE - ORD
Delta
$539
Delta

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From State College to Chicago

What airport do you fly from for flights from State College to Chicago?

For a flight from State College to Chicago, you will be flying from University Park. State College University Park (SCE) is just 3.9 mi from the center of the city. University Park is the only State College airport and it handles 2 outbound flights to Chicago per day. 4 airlines have flights to Chicago from State College University Park on a regular basis.

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 $180, but on average you can expect to pay $260.

Are there nonstop flights from State College to Chicago for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from State College to Chicago under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from State College to Chicago is less than $518.

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

There are currently 19+ open flights from State College to Chicago within the next 7 days for less than $400.

What days are nonstop flights available from State College to Chicago?

Nonstop flights are available for this route on the following days: Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

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

2 flight departures from State College to Chicago per day on average.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 50% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Noon) - 50% of flight departures

How long is the flight from State College to Chicago?

For as low as $239, American Airlines can have you in Chicago from State College in 2h 03m. The distance between State College and Chicago is about 529 mi. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Currently priced at $239, American Airlines will fly you from State College 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 $247 and $275, respectively. American Airlines is currently priced 37% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Delta. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $186. Users have also found prices from $230 and $448 on United Airlines and American Airlines, respectively.

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

When booking a flight from State College to Chicago, you may want to consider flying on Major Airline, American Airlines or Delta as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the most reliable airlines from State College to Chicago?

Consider Piedmont Airlines (96%), Air Wisconsin (93%) or United Airlines (84%) when booking your flight. These represent the most reliable airlines when flying from State College to Chicago.

What are the cheapest flights from State College to Chicago?

The cheapest flight price from State College to Chicago is $261. On average you can expect to pay $373. The most popular route, (State College University Park - Chicago O'Hare Intl), can usually be booked for $191.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Chicago, IL

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Chicago from State College?

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from State College University Park must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Chicago.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from State College University Park are not required to quarantine after entering Chicago.

Do I need a test to fly back to State College from Chicago?

Returning to State College University Park from Chicago

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Chicago must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to State College University Park.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Chicago are not required to quarantine after entering State College University Park.

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Alternative routes for State College 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 State College to Chicago.
Flight duration from SCE to Chicago
1h 57m
Average temperature for October in Chicago
64.4 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Chicago
2.6 ″

Airports servicing State College

Airports servicing Chicago

Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Top 3 airlines flying from State College University Park 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
American Airlines
$182 $392 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$309 $370 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$323 $431 No cancel fee 69%

Hourly flight availability from State College to Chicago

See what time of day planes typically take off from State College towards Chicago.
Morning 6 AM to noon 35% of SCE to CHI departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 35% of SCE to CHI departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 30% of SCE to CHI departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of SCE to CHI departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from State College to Chicago
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from State College to Chicago.
Sunday
2 daily flights
Monday
3 daily flights
Tuesday
3 daily flights
Wednesday
3 daily flights
Thursday
3 daily flights
Friday
3 daily flights
Saturday
3 daily flights
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