Cheap flights from Chicago (CHI) to Columbus

CHI — CMH
Sep 27 — Oct 41

The best prices from Chicago to Columbus are usually found in September or January, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Friday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from Chicago (CHI) to Columbus

All the information you need to plan the best CHI to C01 flight in 2022: compare Chicago to Columbus flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Columbus.

CHI - CMH

Price

$195 - $375

CMH

Temperature

30.2 - 75.2 °F

CMH

Rainfall

2.3 - 4.8 inches

Popular inJuneHigh demand for flights, 25% potential price rise
Cheapest inSeptemberBest time to find cheap flights, 31% potential price drop
Round-trip from$195From Chicago (CHI) to Columbus
One-way from$122One-way flight from Chicago (CHI) to Columbus

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

Users have found that flying from Chicago to Columbus on a Monday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Chicago to Columbus at least 61 days early can save you up to 45% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 61 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Chicago to Columbus for as little as $288 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 $383 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in June. For low rates, September can be a great choice for travel to Columbus. Flights to Columbus from Chicago in September are about $281 on average during September, but can be found for as low as $153.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago to Columbus (CHI - CMH)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Chicago to Columbus in the morning. 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 Chicago to Columbus in September, October 2022

The best prices found for CHI to Columbus flights for September, October
Oct 12 - Oct 19
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

CMH

Columbus

Nonstop

1h 20m
CMH

Columbus

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 18m
$156

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 19/9/22

Oct 19 - Oct 26
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

CMH

Columbus

1 stop

5h 04m
CMH

Columbus

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 27m
$165

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 19/9/22

Oct 12 - Oct 19
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

CMH

Columbus

1 stop

6h 16m
CMH

Columbus

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

4h 33m
$174

Delta

Pick Dates

Deal found 19/9/22

Chicago to Columbus 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Columbus from Chicago found for this year
Oct 12 - Oct 19
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

CMH

Columbus

Nonstop

1h 20m
CMH

Columbus

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 18m
$156

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 19/9/22

Oct 19 - Oct 26
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

CMH

Columbus

1 stop

5h 04m
CMH

Columbus

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 27m
$165

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 19/9/22

Oct 12 - Oct 19
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

CMH

Columbus

1 stop

6h 16m
CMH

Columbus

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

4h 33m
$174

Delta

Pick Dates

Deal found 19/9/22

Cheap United Airlines flights from Chicago to Columbus

Oct 18 - Oct 18
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

CMH

Columbus

Nonstop

1h 20m
CMH

Columbus

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 31m
$156

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 22/9/22

Oct 29 - Oct 31
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

CMH

Columbus

Nonstop

1h 20m
CMH

Columbus

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 15m
$176

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 19/9/22

Oct 26 - Oct 27
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

CMH

Columbus

Nonstop

1h 20m
CMH

Columbus

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 18m
$181

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 19/9/22

Cheap Delta flights from Chicago to Columbus

Oct 18 - Oct 18
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

CMH

Columbus

1 stop

5h 04m
CMH

Columbus

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

3h 22m
$174

Delta

Pick Dates

Deal found 22/9/22

Oct 29 - Oct 31
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

CMH

Columbus

1 stop

4h 52m
CMH

Columbus

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

5h 56m
$194

Delta

Pick Dates

Deal found 19/9/22

Oct 23 - Oct 26
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

CMH

Columbus

1 stop

4h 41m
CMH

Columbus

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

6h 56m
$216

Delta

Pick Dates

Deal found 20/9/22

Non-stop flights to Columbus from Chicago

Save time with Chicago to Columbus direct flight deals
Oct 18 - Oct 18
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

CMH

Columbus

Nonstop

1h 20m
CMH

Columbus

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 31m
$156

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/22/22

Oct 29 - Oct 31
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

CMH

Columbus

Nonstop

1h 20m
CMH

Columbus

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 15m
$176

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/19/22

Oct 26 - Oct 27
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

CMH

Columbus

Nonstop

1h 20m
CMH

Columbus

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 18m
$181

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/19/22

Last minute flights from Chicago to Columbus

Late deals on return flights to Columbus from Chicago, departing today and this week
Sep 27 - Sep 27
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

CMH

Columbus

Nonstop

1h 21m
CMH

Columbus

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

11h 38m
$187

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/19/22

Sep 27 - Sep 27
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

CMH

Columbus

Nonstop

1h 21m
CMH

Columbus

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

17h 00m
$196

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/19/22

Sep 28 - Sep 28
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

CMH

Columbus

Nonstop

1h 21m
CMH

Columbus

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

11h 38m
$213

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/20/22

One-way flights to Columbus from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Columbus
Oct 19
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

CMH

Columbus

Nonstop

1h 18m
$78

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/19/22

Oct 19
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

CMH

Columbus

1 stop

5h 22m
$87

Delta

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/21/22

Oct 26
MDW

Chicago Midway

CMH

Columbus

1 stop

6h 51m
$87

Delta

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/20/22

Related info for your journey

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

Which airlines flying from Chicago to Columbus have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like United Airlines, American Airlines, and British Airways flying from Chicago to Columbus have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from Chicago to Columbus for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Columbus for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on United Airlines for just $156, but on average you can expect to pay $196.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Chicago to Columbus under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Chicago to Columbus is less than $226.

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

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

What days are nonstop flights available from Chicago to Columbus?

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

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

On average, you can expect to see 43 flights from Chicago to Columbus a day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 19% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 26% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 56% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Chicago to Columbus?

For as low as $156, United Airlines can have you in Columbus from Chicago in 1h 18m. Chicago and Columbus are separated by a distance of 297 mi. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

Currently priced at $156, United Airlines will fly you from Chicago to Columbus and back. In addition to United Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from Delta and American Airlines - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $174 and $205, respectively. Users have found that United Airlines is 44% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

For one-way options, check prices for United Airlines. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $78. Users have also found prices from $87 and $107 on Delta and Spirit Airlines, respectively.

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

Before booking your flight from Chicago to Columbus check out the most popular airlines for this route: Undisclosed Carrier, American Airlines or British Airways.

What are the most reliable airlines from Chicago to Columbus?

No one likes to see their flight delayed. When booking a flight from Chicago to Columbus consider choosing Turkish Airlines (92%), ANA (90%) or Aer Lingus (84%) as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

What are the cheapest flights from Chicago to Columbus?

On average you can expect to pay $344 for a flight from Chicago to Columbus. The cheapest flight overall is $65 while the most popular route, (Chicago O'Hare Intl - Columbus) is currently priced at $196.

Alternative routes for Chicago to Columbus

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Top 4 airlines flying from Chicago to Columbus

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Chicago to Columbus choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
British AirwaysCheapest$62Average$62FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time70%COVID-19 safety
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American AirlinesCheapest$117Average$309FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%COVID-19 safety
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United AirlinesCheapest$117Average$270FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
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DeltaCheapest$239Average$372FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Chicago to Columbus

See what time of day planes typically take off from Chicago to Columbus
2%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
17%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
58%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
23%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM

Weekly flight availability from Chicago to Columbus

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Chicago to Columbus
Sunday22daily flights
Monday38daily flights
Tuesday32daily flights
Wednesday36daily flights
Thursday40daily flights
Friday20daily flights
Saturday14daily flights