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Cheap flights from Chicago to Cincinnati (CHI - CVG)

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The best prices from Chicago to Cincinnati 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)

CHI - CVG
Price
$116 - $197
CVG
Temperature
42.8 - 86 °F
CVG
Rainfall
3 - 5.3 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

Round-trip from

$116

From Chicago to Cincinnati

One-way from

$73

One-way flight from Chicago to Cincinnati

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?

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Friday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

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

It’s optimal to fly from Chicago to Cincinnati at noon. By choosing this option you can save up to 26% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Cincinnati in December, January 2021

The best prices found for CHI to CVG flights for December, January
11 Dec - 13 Dec
$98pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CVG
Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky
CVG
Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
6 Dec - 13 Dec
$102pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CVG
Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky
CVG
Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
16 Dec - 20 Dec
$104pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CVG
Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky
CVG
Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to Cincinnati 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cincinnati from Chicago found for this year
11 Dec - 13 Dec
$98pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CVG
Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky
CVG
Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
6 Dec - 13 Dec
$102pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CVG
Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky
CVG
Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
16 Dec - 20 Dec
$104pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CVG
Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky
CVG
Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Non-stop flights to Cincinnati from Chicago

Save time with Chicago to Cincinnati direct flight deals
30 Dec - 4 Jan
$134pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Major Airline
Non-Stop
CVG
Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky
CVG
Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky
Major Airline
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
28 Dec - 30 Dec
$137pp
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
22 Dec - 27 Dec
$152pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple 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
11 Dec - 13 Dec
$98pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CVG
Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky
CVG
Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
10 Dec - 13 Dec
$111pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CVG
Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky
CVG
Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
11 Dec - 13 Dec
$115pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CVG
Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky
CVG
Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to Cincinnati from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Cincinnati
12:05 pm - 6:20 pm
Delta
1 Stop
5h 15m
MDW - CVG
Delta
$73
Delta
3:49 pm - 1:23 pm
Frontier
2 Stops
20h 34m
ORD - CVG
Frontier
$78
Gotogate
1:33 pm - 1:23 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
46h 50m
ORD - CVG
Multiple Airlines
$82
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Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Chicago to Cincinnati

Are flight prices decreasing from Chicago to Cincinnati 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 Chicago and Cincinnati 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 Chicago to Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky 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 Chicago to Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky 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 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 Frontier for just $98, but on average you can expect to pay $122.

Are there nonstop flights from Chicago to Cincinnati for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Chicago to Cincinnati under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Chicago to Cincinnati is less than $198.

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

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

Is Chicago weather warmer or cooler than Cincinnati?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 86 °F range in July. The weather in Cincinnati is generally hotter than Chicago'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 Chicago to Cincinnati?

Airlines like Major Airline, American Airlines, and United Airlines fly from Chicago to Cincinnati in about 1h 23m. The time it takes to get you to your destination is usually consistent. Generally, flights for this route are nonstop.

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

According to our current data, Frontier ($98), Major Airline ($134), and United Airlines ($137) offers the cheapest pricing from Chicago to Cincinnati. These flights start at 42% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Frontier, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $37. However, be on the lookout for offers from Delta and American Airlines, as they are both options that can get you from Chicago to Cincinnati for a low price.

Alternative routes for Chicago to Cincinnati

Destination information for Cincinnati

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Chicago to Cincinnati
Flight duration
1h 27m
Average temperature for December in Cincinnati
44.6 °F
Avg rainfall for December in Cincinnati
3.6 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago-O'Hare Intl (ORD)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing Cincinnati

Top 3 airlines from Chicago to Cincinnati

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

Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 61% of CHI to CVG departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 27% of CHI to CVG departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 11% of CHI to CVG departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of CHI to CVG departures
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6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Chicago to Cincinnati
Sunday
19 daily flights
Monday
21 daily flights
Tuesday
12 daily flights
Wednesday
20 daily flights
Thursday
21 daily flights
Friday
20 daily flights
Saturday
14 daily flights
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