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The best prices from Wilmington to Chicago are usually found in June or July, booked 24 days in advance, depart on a Sunday or Saturday and return on a Wednesday

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

ILM - CHI
Price
$277 - $380
CHI
Temperature
33.8 - 84.2 °F
CHI
Rainfall
0.7 - 4.3 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 14% potential price rise

Cheapest in

June

Best time to find cheap flights, 15% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$277

From Wilmington to Chicago

One-way from

$259

One-way flight from Wilmington 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 Wilmington to Chicago?

Flights from Wilmington to Chicago are found to be more expensive on Sunday. 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?

To save on the cost of your flight from Wilmington to Chicago, book at least 20 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 48% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $213 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $293.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of August. Prices to Chicago from Wilmington average $182. You can even find prices in August for less than $182, as users have found deals to Chicago from as low as $64. The month of December 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 34%.

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 in the evening. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 16% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Wilmington to Chicago in November, December 2020

The best prices found for ILM to CHI flights for November, December
25 Dec - 26 Dec
$150pp
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
25 Dec - 30 Dec
$256pp
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
19 Dec - 4 Jan
$274pp
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County

Wilmington to Chicago 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Wilmington found for next year
25 Dec - 26 Dec
$150pp
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
25 Dec - 30 Dec
$256pp
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
19 Dec - 4 Jan
$274pp
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County

Non-stop flights to Chicago from Wilmington

Save time with Wilmington to Chicago direct flight deals
26 Feb - 28 Feb
$319pp
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
2 Mar - 3 Mar
$517pp
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
13 Apr - 27 Apr
$627pp
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County

Last minute flights from Wilmington to Chicago

Late deals on round-trip flights to Chicago from Wilmington, departing today and this week
3 Dec - 5 Dec
$369pp
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
3 Dec - 5 Dec
$370pp
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
3 Dec - 5 Dec
$1,315pp
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County

One-way flights to Chicago from Wilmington

The cheapest one-way flights from Wilmington to Chicago
8:15 am - 9:45 am
United Airlines
Nonstop
2h 30m
ILM - ORD
United Airlines
$259
United
3:00 am - 8:03 am
Delta
1 Stop
6h 03m
ILM - MDW
Delta
$313
Delta
4:03 am - 7:20 am
American Airlines
3 Stops
28h 17m
ILM - ORD
American Airlines

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Wilmington to Chicago

Are flight prices decreasing from Wilmington 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 Wilmington 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 Wilmington New Hanover County to Chicago to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Delta to help keep travelers safe while flying. New policies for travelers booking flights from Wilmington New Hanover County to Chicago include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitization, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

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. 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 Wilmington to Chicago for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Wilmington to Chicago for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on American Airlines for just $104, but on average you can expect to pay $269.

Are there nonstop flights from Wilmington to Chicago for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 3 direct flights from Wilmington to Chicago under $400. A good price for a nonstop flight from Wilmington to Chicago is less than $487.

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

There are currently 3+ open flights from Wilmington to Chicago within the next 7 days for less than $400.

Is Wilmington weather warmer or cooler than Chicago?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 86 °F range in July. The weather in Chicago is generally colder than Wilmington's. As flight availability is subject to become more limited as peak season approaches it is ideal to book in a timely manner.

How long is the flight from Wilmington to Chicago?

United Airlines, American Airlines, and Delta can get you from Wilmington to Chicago in just under 2h 30m. Your travel time can differ by up to 2h 37m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Wilmington to Chicago round-trip from $104. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are United Airlines, from $188, and Delta, from $321. American Airlines is 68% 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 American Airlines, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $117. However, be on the lookout for offers from United Airlines and Delta, as they are both options that can get you from Wilmington to Chicago for a low price.

Alternative routes for Wilmington to Chicago

Destination information for Chicago

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Wilmington to Chicago
Flight duration
2h 25m
Average temperature for November in Chicago
51.8 °F
Avg rainfall for November in Chicago
2.4 ″

Airports servicing Wilmington

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Top 3 airlines 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.

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
United Airlines
$187 $346 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$190 $352 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$177 $375 No cancel fee 71%
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