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

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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 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
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

$204

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 at noon tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the afternoon could potentially save you up to 7% on airfare.

Cheap flights from State College to Chicago in May, June 2021

The best prices found for SCE to CHI flights for May, June
22 May - 25 May
$237pp
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
22 May - 25 May
$270pp
SCE
State College University Park
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SCE
State College University Park
26 May - 1 Jun
$279pp
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

State College to Chicago 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from State College found for this year
22 May - 25 May
$237pp
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
17 Sep - 19 Sep
$269pp
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
22 May - 25 May
$270pp
SCE
State College University Park
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SCE
State College University Park

Non-stop flights to Chicago from State College

Save time with State College to Chicago direct flight deals
8 Oct - 11 Oct
$287pp
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 Sep - 19 Sep
$317pp
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
11 Jun - 13 Jun
$362pp
SCE
State College University Park
Major Airline
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Major Airline
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
22 May - 25 May
$237pp
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
22 May - 25 May
$270pp
SCE
State College University Park
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SCE
State College University Park
22 May - 25 May
$304pp
SCE
State College University Park
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
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
2:00 am - 3:01 am
American Airlines
Nonstop
2h 01m
SCE - ORD
American Airlines
3:20 pm - 2:15 am
American Airlines
1 Stop
35h 55m
SCE - ORD
American Airlines
2:34 am - 11:30 am
American Airlines
1 Stop
9h 56m
SCE - ORD
American Airlines

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">State College</span> to <span class="emphasized">Chicago</span> 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.

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.

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 0 outbound flights to Chicago per day. 4 airlines have flights to Chicago from State College University Park on a regular basis.

Can I find flights from State College to Chicago for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from State College to Chicago for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $237, but on average you can expect to pay $302.

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

Cheapflights has at least 12 direct flights from State College to Chicago under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from State College to Chicago is less than $516.

Are there last-minute flights available from State College to Chicago for under $300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from State College to Chicago within the next 7 days for less than $300.

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

1 flight departure from State College University Park to Chicago per day on average.
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 100% of flight departures

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 American Airlines, United Airlines, and Major Airline fly from State College to Chicago in about 1h 56m. The time it takes to get you to your destination is usually consistent. There are 529 mi between State College and Chicago. All flights are typically nonstop.

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

Currently priced at $269, 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 $287 and $305, respectively. American Airlines is 29% 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?

$194 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from United Airlines. You may also be able to find cheap deals on American Airlines, with prices from $204.

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

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

See what time of day planes typically take off from State College towards Chicago.
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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
0 flights
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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