Cheap flights from Chicago to Cincinnati (CHI - CVG)

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The best prices from Chicago to Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky are usually found in August or April, booked 45 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Friday and return on a Saturday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Chicago (CHI) to Cincinnati (CVG)

All the information you need to plan the best CHI to CVG flight in 2021: compare Chicago to Cincinnati flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Cincinnati.
CHI - CVG
Price
$116 - $197
CVG
Temperature
30.2 - 75.2 °F
CVG
Precipitation
2.8 - 4.2 inches

Popular in

May

High demand for flights, 13% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 32% potential price drop

Average price

$174

Average for round-trip flights in November 2021

Round-trip from

$116

From Chicago (CHI) to Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky

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 Chicago to Cincinnati?

Leaving on a Friday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 38% on the overall cost on flights from Chicago to Cincinnati.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago to Cincinnati (CHI - CVG)?

When flying from Chicago to Cincinnati, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight at noon, which can drop the price by up to 27% versus a flight in the afternoon.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in May. For low rates, August can be a great choice for travel to Cincinnati. Flights to Cincinnati from Chicago in August are about $171 on average during August, but can be found for as low as $96.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Chicago to Cincinnati at least 44 days early can save you up to 136% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 44 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Chicago to Cincinnati for as little as $249 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $430 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Cincinnati in November, December 2021

The best prices found for CHI to CVG flights for November, December
29 Dec - 5 Jan
$97pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CVG
Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky
CVG
Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
30 Dec - 6 Jan
$107pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CVG
Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky
CVG
Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
30 Dec - 6 Jan
$116pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
CVG
Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky
CVG
Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky
Delta
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to Cincinnati 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cincinnati from Chicago found for next year
29 Dec - 5 Jan
$97pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CVG
Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky
CVG
Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
30 Dec - 6 Jan
$107pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CVG
Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky
CVG
Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
30 Dec - 6 Jan
$116pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
CVG
Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky
CVG
Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky
Delta
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Non-stop flights to Cincinnati from Chicago

Save time with Chicago to Cincinnati direct flight deals
5 Jan - 9 Jan
$87pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CVG
Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky
CVG
Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
4 Feb - 7 Feb
$97pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CVG
Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky
CVG
Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
30 Dec - 6 Jan
$107pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CVG
Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky
CVG
Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Last minute flights from Chicago to Cincinnati

Late deals on round-trip flights to Cincinnati from Chicago, departing today and this week
8 Dec - 8 Dec
$122pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
CVG
Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky
CVG
Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
7 Dec - 7 Dec
$127pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
CVG
Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky
CVG
Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
7 Dec - 7 Dec
$149pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
CVG
Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky
CVG
Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to Cinci./N. Kentucky from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Cincinnati
2:15 am - 3:43 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
24h 28m
MDW - CVG
Multiple Airlines
$328
Kiwi.com
2:44 am - 12:14 pm
Allegiant Air
2 Stops
8h 30m
MDW - CVG
Allegiant Air
$341
Gotogate
8:44 am - 5:34 pm
Delta
2 Stops
7h 50m
MDW - CVG
Delta
$362
Delta

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Chicago to Cincinnati

What airport do you fly into for flights to Cincinnati from Chicago?

For a flight from Chicago to Cincinnati, you will be flying into Cinci./N. Kentucky. Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky (CVG) is just 8.8 mi from the center of the city. Cinci./N. Kentucky is the only Cincinnati airport and it handles 32 inbound flights from Chicago per day. 6 airlines have flights to Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky from Chicago on a regular basis.

Which airlines flying from Chicago to Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

American Airlines, United Airlines, and Delta are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Chicago to Cincinnati for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Cincinnati for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on United Airlines for just $87, but on average you can expect to pay $126.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Chicago to Cincinnati under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Chicago to Cincinnati is less than $169.

Are there last-minute flights available from Chicago to Cincinnati for under $200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Chicago to Cincinnati within the next 7 days for less than $200.

What days are nonstop flights available from Chicago to Cincinnati?

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

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

On average 23 flights depart from Chicago to Cincinnati per day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 52% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 26% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 22% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Chicago to Cincinnati?

A quick flight from Chicago to Cincinnati can take about 1h 24m. United Airlines provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $87. The distance from Chicago to Cincinnati is about 265 mi. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Chicago to Cincinnati round-trip from $87. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Delta, from $115, and American Airlines, from $132. You may be able to fly from Chicago to Cincinnati for 49% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

What are the most reliable airlines from Chicago to Cincinnati?

Before booking your flight to Cincinnati from Chicago, check out the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time: Asiana Airlines (100%), Republic Airways (89%), United Airlines( 83%).

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

Bus, Major Airline and American Airlines are the most popular airlines when flying from Chicago to Cincinnati.

What are the cheapest flights from Chicago to Cincinnati?

While on average a flight from Chicago to Cincinnati is generally $223, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $48. When looking at the most popular route, (Chicago O'Hare Intl - Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky), you can expect to pay $87 for that flight.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Cincinnati, OH

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Cincinnati from Chicago?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky within the United States

Most visitors from Chicago need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky.

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 Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Chicago are not required to quarantine after entering Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky.

Do I need a test to fly back to Chicago from Cincinnati?

Returning to Chicago from Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Chicago.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky are not required to quarantine after entering Chicago.

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Alternative routes for Chicago to Cincinnati

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Cincinnati

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Chicago to Cincinnati.
Flight duration from Chicago to CVG
1h 28m
Average temperature for November in Cincinnati
55.4 °F
Avg rainfall for November in Cincinnati
3.0 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing Cincinnati

Top 3 airlines flying from Chicago to Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Chicago to Cincinnati 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
$74 $172 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$74 $216 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$84 $226 No cancel fee 71%

Hourly flight availability from Chicago to Cincinnati

See what time of day planes typically take off from Chicago towards Cincinnati.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 51% of CHI to CVG departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 24% of CHI to CVG departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 24% of CHI to CVG departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of CHI to CVG departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Chicago to Cincinnati
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Chicago to Cincinnati.
Sunday
34 daily flights
Monday
43 daily flights
Tuesday
33 daily flights
Wednesday
42 daily flights
Thursday
11 daily flights
Friday
38 daily flights
Saturday
26 daily flights
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