Cheap flights from Chicago to Cleveland (CHI - CLE)

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The best prices from Chicago to Cleveland Hopkins Intl are usually found in January or September, booked 45 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Saturday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Chicago (CHI) to Cleveland (CLE)

All the information you need to plan the best CHI to CLE flight in 2022: compare Chicago to Cleveland flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Cleveland.
CHI - CLE
Price
$177 - $306
CLE
Temperature
28.4 - 73.4 °F
CLE
Rainfall
2.3 - 3.8 inches

Popular in

June

High demand for flights, 19% potential price rise

Cheapest in

January

Best time to find cheap flights, 28% potential price drop

Average price

$306

Average for round-trip flights in June 2022

Round-trip from

$177

From Chicago (CHI) to Cleveland Hopkins Intl

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 Cleveland?

Departing on a Wednesday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 38% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago to Cleveland (CHI - CLE)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Chicago to Cleveland in the evening. Doing so could potentially save you 14% on the flight price compared to flying at noon, which is usually more expensive.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Chicago to Cleveland, book at least 40 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 60% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $262 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $349.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Cleveland in June, July 2022

The best prices found for CHI to CLE flights for June, July
4 Jul - 7 Jul
$211pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
CLE
Cleveland Hopkins Intl
CLE
Cleveland Hopkins Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
26 Jul - 3 Aug
$218pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CLE
Cleveland Hopkins Intl
CLE
Cleveland Hopkins Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
26 Jul - 3 Aug
$227pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CLE
Cleveland Hopkins Intl
CLE
Cleveland Hopkins Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to Cleveland 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cleveland from Chicago found for this year
29 Aug - 30 Aug
$162pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CLE
Cleveland Hopkins Intl
CLE
Cleveland Hopkins Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
12 Oct - 19 Oct
$169pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
CLE
Cleveland Hopkins Intl
CLE
Cleveland Hopkins Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
29 Aug - 31 Aug
$171pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CLE
Cleveland Hopkins Intl
CLE
Cleveland Hopkins Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Non-stop flights to Cleveland from Chicago

Save time with Chicago to Cleveland direct flight deals
29 Aug - 31 Aug
$162pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CLE
Cleveland Hopkins Intl
CLE
Cleveland Hopkins Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
1 Oct - 9 Oct
$189pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CLE
Cleveland Hopkins Intl
CLE
Cleveland Hopkins Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
16 Sep - 24 Sep
$190pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CLE
Cleveland Hopkins Intl
CLE
Cleveland Hopkins Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Last minute flights from Chicago to Cleveland

Late deals on round-trip flights to Cleveland from Chicago, departing today and this week
30 Jun - 4 Jul
$243pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CLE
Cleveland Hopkins Intl
CLE
Cleveland Hopkins Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
30 Jun - 4 Jul
$250pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
CLE
Cleveland Hopkins Intl
CLE
Cleveland Hopkins Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
29 Jun - 4 Jul
$251pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CLE
Cleveland Hopkins Intl
CLE
Cleveland Hopkins Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to Hopkins Intl from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Cleveland
5:29 am - 9:23 am
Delta
1 Stop
2h 54m
MDW - CLE
Delta
$212
Delta
5:18 am - 2:06 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
7h 48m
MDW - CLE
Frontier
$233
Kiwi.com
3:14 am - 5:10 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
24h 56m
MDW - CLE
Multiple Airlines
$235
Gotogate

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Chicago to Cleveland

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

Most people fly into Cleveland Hopkins Intl (CLE) if they book a flight to Cleveland from Chicago. On average, Hopkins Intl has 26 inbound flights from Chicago per day from 8 airlines. Cleveland Hopkins Intl is conveniently located just 10.1 mi from Cleveland’s city center.

Which airlines flying from Chicago to Cleveland Hopkins Intl have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Chicago to Cleveland Hopkins Intl 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 Chicago to Cleveland for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Cleveland for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on United Airlines for just $162, but on average you can expect to pay $198.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Chicago to Cleveland under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Chicago to Cleveland is less than $230.

Are there last-minute flights available from Chicago to Cleveland for under $300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Chicago to Cleveland within the next 7 days for less than $300.

What days are nonstop flights available from Chicago to Cleveland?

You can find nonstop flights on the following days: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

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

Travelers can expect 20 flights from Chicago to Cleveland on average per day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 55% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 5% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 40% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Chicago to Cleveland?

A quick flight from Chicago to Cleveland can take about 1h 23m. United Airlines provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $162. Airlines will cover a distance of 316 mi. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Our cheapest airline available from Chicago to Cleveland is United Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $162 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are American Airlines and Delta, starting at $169 and $180 round-trip. You may be able to fly from Chicago to Cleveland for 34% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

What are the cheapest flights from Chicago to Cleveland?

The cheapest flight price from Chicago to Cleveland is $58. On average you can expect to pay $254. The most popular route, (Chicago O'Hare Intl - Cleveland Hopkins Intl), can usually be booked for $171.

What are the most reliable airlines from Chicago to Cleveland?

The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from Chicago to Cleveland are Air Wisconsin (100%), SkyWest Airlines (97%) and United Airlines (93%).

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

Train, Bus and Major Airline are the most popular airlines when flying from Chicago to Cleveland.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Cleveland, OH

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

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Cleveland Hopkins Intl within the United States

Most visitors from Chicago need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Cleveland Hopkins Intl.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Chicago are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Cleveland Hopkins Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Chicago are not required to quarantine after entering Cleveland Hopkins Intl.

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

Returning to Chicago from Cleveland Hopkins Intl

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Cleveland Hopkins Intl are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Chicago.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Cleveland Hopkins Intl are not required to quarantine after entering Chicago.

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Alternative routes for Chicago to Cleveland

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

Destination information for Cleveland

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Chicago to Cleveland.
Flight duration from Chicago to CLE
1h 25m
Average temperature for June in Cleveland
80.6 °F
Avg rainfall for June in Cleveland
3.4 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing Cleveland

Top 4 airlines flying from Chicago to Cleveland Hopkins Intl

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Chicago to Cleveland 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
American Airlines
$118 $301 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$137 $242 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$165 $438 No cancel fee N/A
Linear Air Taxi
$4,235 $6,075 No cancel fee N/A

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Linear Air Taxi. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Hourly flight availability from Chicago to Cleveland

See what time of day planes typically take off from Chicago towards Cleveland.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 43% of CHI to CLE departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 35% of CHI to CLE departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 21% of CHI to CLE departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of CHI to CLE departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Chicago to Cleveland
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Chicago to Cleveland.
Sunday
23 daily flights
Monday
23 daily flights
Tuesday
31 daily flights
Wednesday
30 daily flights
Thursday
43 daily flights
Friday
23 daily flights
Saturday
12 daily flights
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