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USA to Chicago (CHI)

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

To save on the cost of your flight from USA 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 USA to Chicago?

April can be a great time to fly to Chicago from USA with a flight ticket averaging about $135. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of April for as cheap as $33. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

Cheap flights from USA to Chicago in January, February 2021

The best prices found for USA to CHI flights for January, February
18 Feb - 22 Feb
$38pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
18 Feb - 22 Feb
$41pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
4 Feb - 8 Feb
$42pp
DEN
Denver Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl

USA to Chicago 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from USA found for this year
18 Feb - 22 Feb
$38pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
18 Feb - 22 Feb
$41pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
4 Feb - 8 Feb
$42pp
DEN
Denver Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl

Non-stop flights to Chicago from USA

Save time with USA to Chicago direct flight deals
18 Feb - 22 Feb
$38pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
18 Feb - 22 Feb
$41pp
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth
18 Feb - 21 Feb
$42pp
DEN
Denver Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl

Last minute flights from USA to Chicago

Late deals on round-trip flights to Chicago from USA, departing today and this week
19 Jan - 2 Feb
$47pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
20 Jan - 24 Jan
$50pp
DEN
Denver Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl
22 Jan - 25 Jan
$51pp
DEN
Denver Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl

One-way flights to Chicago from USA

The cheapest one-way flights from USA to Chicago
11:25 am - 1:29 pm
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
2h 04m
DFW - ORD
Spirit Airlines
$19
FlightNetwork
11:25 am - 1:29 pm
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
2h 04m
DFW - ORD
Spirit Airlines
$21
Gotogate
11:15 am - 5:06 pm
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
3h 51m
LAX - ORD
Spirit Airlines
$25
TravelGo

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From USA to Chicago

Are flight prices decreasing from USA 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 USA 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 United States to Chicago to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Alaska Airlines and Delta are some airlines that have done so. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitizing their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travelers safer while flying from United States to Chicago. Policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from United States to Chicago have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from United States to Chicago have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. United Airlines, American Airlines, and Spirit Airlines 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 USA to Chicago for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from USA to Chicago for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $38, but on average you can expect to pay $48.

Are there nonstop flights from USA to Chicago for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from USA to Chicago under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from USA to Chicago is less than $49.

Are there last-minute flights available from USA to Chicago for under $100?

There are currently 20+ open flights from USA to Chicago within the next 7 days for less than $100.

What days are nonstop flights available from USA to Chicago?

Days when nonstop flights are available for this flight are: Sunday.

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

The most popular airlines flying from USA to Chicago are Major Airline, American Airlines and Alaska Airlines. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the most popular routes from USA to Chicago?

While some choose either Newark - Chicago O'Hare Intl or New York LaGuardia - Chicago O'Hare Intl, Dallas/Fort Worth - Chicago O'Hare Intl is the most popular route from USA to Chicago.

What are the cheapest Flights from USA to Chicago?

On average you can expect to pay $598 for a flight from USA to Chicago. The cheapest flight overall is $68 while the most popular route, (Dallas/Fort Worth - Chicago O'Hare Intl) is currently priced at $64.

What are the most reliable airlines from USA to Chicago?

No one likes to see their flight delayed. When booking a flight from USA to Chicago consider choosing Air China (100%), Austrian Airlines (100%) or China Southern (100%) as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

How long is the flight from USA to Chicago?

Airlines like Spirit Airlines, United Airlines, and Frontier fly from USA to Chicago in about 2h 04m. The time it takes to get you to your destination is usually consistent. All flights are typically nonstop.

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

According to our current data, Spirit Airlines ($38), and Frontier ($42) offers the cheapest pricing from USA to Chicago.

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

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from USA to Chicago are Spirit Airlines ($19) and Frontier ($21).

Arrival points for flights from USA to Chicago

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Destination information for Chicago

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from USA to Chicago
Flight duration
2h 42m
Average temperature for January in Chicago
33.8 °F
Avg rainfall for January in Chicago
0.7 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Top 10 airlines flying from USA to Chicago

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from USA 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
Frontier
$41 $160 No cancel fee 62%
Spirit Airlines
$53 $186 No cancel fee 65%
Sun Country Air
$114 $195 No cancel fee 83%
Alaska Airlines
$91 $226 No cancel fee 75%
Allegiant Air
$139 $234 No cancel fee 88%
JetBlue
$71 $236 No cancel fee 62%
American Airlines
$60 $245 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$48 $249 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$68 $328 No cancel fee N/A
Southwest
$185 $438 No cancel fee 63%
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