Cheap flights from Wilmington (ILM) to Chicago (CHI)

ILM — CHI
Oct 4 — Oct 111

The best prices from Wilmington New Hanover County to Chicago are usually found in January or February, booked 32 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Monday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from Wilmington (ILM) to Chicago (CHI)

All the information you need to plan the best ILM to CHI flight in 2022: compare Wilmington to Chicago flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Chicago.

ILM - CHI

Price

$184 - $539

CHI

Temperature

23 - 73.4 °F

CHI

Rainfall

1.7 - 4.9 inches

Popular inAugustHigh demand for flights, 30% potential price rise
Cheapest inJanuaryBest time to find cheap flights, 52% potential price drop
Average price$378Average for round-trip flights in September 2022
Round-trip from$184From Wilmington New Hanover County to Chicago (CHI)

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

Flights from Wilmington to Chicago are found to be more expensive on Saturday. This shouldn't discourage you from searching as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Chicago.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 31 days in advance, which can save you up to 66% on flights from Wilmington to Chicago compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 31 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $509. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $640.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Wilmington to Chicago?

The best pricing can be found in the month of January. Prices to Chicago from Wilmington average $380. You can even find prices in January for less than $380, as users have found deals to Chicago from as low as $151. The month of August appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Chicago from Wilmington. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 41%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Wilmington to Chicago (ILM - CHI)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Wilmington to Chicago at noon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 13% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Wilmington to Chicago in September, October 2022

The best prices found for ILM to CHI flights for September, October
Oct 22 - Oct 25
ILM

Wilmington New Hanover County

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

13h 44m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

ILM

Wilmington New Hanover County

1 stop

8h 53m
$319

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/28/22

Oct 22 - Oct 25
ILM

Wilmington New Hanover County

MDW

Chicago Midway

1 stop

10h 25m
MDW

Chicago Midway

ILM

Wilmington New Hanover County

1 stop

13h 21m
$320

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/28/22

Oct 22 - Oct 25
ILM

Wilmington New Hanover County

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

13h 44m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

ILM

Wilmington New Hanover County

1 stop

8h 53m
$320

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/29/22

Wilmington to Chicago 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Wilmington found for this year
Oct 22 - Oct 25
ILM

Wilmington New Hanover County

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

13h 44m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

ILM

Wilmington New Hanover County

1 stop

8h 53m
$319

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/28/22

Oct 22 - Oct 25
ILM

Wilmington New Hanover County

MDW

Chicago Midway

1 stop

10h 25m
MDW

Chicago Midway

ILM

Wilmington New Hanover County

1 stop

13h 21m
$320

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/28/22

Oct 22 - Oct 25
ILM

Wilmington New Hanover County

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

13h 44m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

ILM

Wilmington New Hanover County

1 stop

8h 53m
$320

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/29/22

Cheap United Airlines flights from Wilmington to Chicago

Nov 9 - Nov 11
ILM

Wilmington New Hanover County

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

25h 57m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

ILM

Wilmington New Hanover County

1 stop

18h 36m
$325

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/26/22

Oct 19 - Oct 21
ILM

Wilmington New Hanover County

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

18h 32m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

ILM

Wilmington New Hanover County

1 stop

24h 27m
$328

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/28/22

Nov 9 - Nov 13
ILM

Wilmington New Hanover County

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

15h 01m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

ILM

Wilmington New Hanover County

2 stops

13h 09m
$330

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/26/22

Cheap American Airlines flights from Wilmington to Chicago

Oct 20 - Oct 25
ILM

Wilmington New Hanover County

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

4h 13m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

ILM

Wilmington New Hanover County

1 stop

5h 39m
$375

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/27/22

Oct 20 - Oct 25
ILM

Wilmington New Hanover County

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

4h 13m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

ILM

Wilmington New Hanover County

1 stop

6h 22m
$376

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/28/22

Dec 31 - Jan 5
ILM

Wilmington New Hanover County

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

7h 17m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

ILM

Wilmington New Hanover County

1 stop

5h 06m
$378

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/28/22

Last minute flights from Wilmington to Chicago

Late deals on return flights to Chicago from Wilmington, departing today and this week
Oct 6 - Oct 11
ILM

Wilmington New Hanover County

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

6h 29m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

ILM

Wilmington New Hanover County

1 stop

4h 49m
$546

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/27/22

Oct 6 - Oct 11
ILM

Wilmington New Hanover County

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

7h 35m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

ILM

Wilmington New Hanover County

1 stop

5h 06m
$551

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/27/22

Oct 6 - Oct 11
ILM

Wilmington New Hanover County

MDW

Chicago Midway

1 stop

5h 24m
MDW

Chicago Midway

ILM

Wilmington New Hanover County

1 stop

4h 12m
$678

Delta

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/27/22

One-way flights to Chicago from Wilmington

The cheapest one-way flights from Wilmington to Chicago
Oct 17
ILM

Wilmington New Hanover County

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

9h 58m
$158

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/27/22

Oct 25
ILM

Wilmington New Hanover County

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

13h 43m
$170

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/27/22

Oct 17
ILM

Wilmington New Hanover County

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

25h 25m
$199

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/27/22

Related info for your journey

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

What airport do you fly from for flights from Wilmington to Chicago?

Wilmington New Hanover County (ILM), located 4.3 mi from the city center, is the airport you fly out of when you book flights from Wilmington to Chicago. 2 airlines have flights from New Hanover County to Chicago on a regular basis. Booking flights from Wilmington New Hanover County to Chicago should not be difficult; the airport handles an average of 0 outbound flights to Chicago per day.

Which airlines flying from Wilmington New Hanover County to Chicago have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

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

Can I find flights from Wilmington to Chicago for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Wilmington to Chicago for under $400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $319, but on average you can expect to pay $350.

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

There are currently 8+ open flights from Wilmington to Chicago within the next 7 days for less than $600.

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

According to our current data, United Airlines ($325), American Airlines ($375), and Delta ($378) offers the cheapest pricing from Wilmington to Chicago. United Airlines is 14% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is United Airlines, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $170. However, be on the lookout for offers from American Airlines and Delta, as they are both options that can get you from Wilmington to Chicago for a low price.

What are the most reliable airlines from Wilmington to Chicago?

The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from Wilmington to Chicago are SkyWest Airlines (80%), Qatar Airways (72%) and Republic Airways (72%).

What are the cheapest flights from Wilmington to Chicago?

On average you can expect to pay $509 for a flight from Wilmington to Chicago. The cheapest flight overall is $406 while the most popular route, (Wilmington New Hanover County - Chicago O'Hare Intl) is currently priced at $319.

Alternative routes for Wilmington to Chicago

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Top 2 airlines flying from Wilmington to Chicago

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Wilmington to Chicago choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
American AirlinesCheapest$195Average$441FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%COVID-19 safety
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United AirlinesCheapest$223Average$322FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
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