Cheap flights from Chicago to Indianapolis (CHI - IND)

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The best prices from Chicago to Indianapolis are usually found in August or June, booked 58 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Friday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Chicago (CHI) to Indianapolis (IND)

All the information you need to plan the best CHI to IND flight in 2022: compare Chicago to Indianapolis flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Indianapolis.
CHI - IND
Price
$106 - $272
IND
Temperature
28.4 - 75.2 °F
IND
Rainfall
2.3 - 5.1 inches

Popular in

April

High demand for flights, 29% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 45% potential price drop

Average price

$191

Average for round-trip flights in May 2022

Round-trip from

$106

From Chicago (CHI) to Indianapolis

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest month to fly from Chicago to Indianapolis?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in April. For low rates, August can be a great choice for travel to Indianapolis. Flights to Indianapolis from Chicago in August are about $193 on average during August, but can be found for as low as $71.

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

Users have found that leaving on a Tuesday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 29% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 58 days in advance, which can save you up to 84% on flights from Chicago to Indianapolis compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 58 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $240. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $309.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago to Indianapolis (CHI - IND)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Chicago to Indianapolis in the evening. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 21% on your trip compared to booking a flight at noon.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Indianapolis in May, June 2022

The best prices found for CHI to IND flights for May, June
13 Jun - 1 Nov
$206pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
IND
Indianapolis
IND
Indianapolis
Delta
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
15 Jun - 22 Jun
$234pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
IND
Indianapolis
IND
Indianapolis
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
20 Jun - 22 Jun
$252pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
IND
Indianapolis
IND
Indianapolis
Delta
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to Indianapolis 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Indianapolis from Chicago found for this year
29 Oct - 31 Oct
$188pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IND
Indianapolis
IND
Indianapolis
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
17 Oct - 19 Oct
$206pp
MDW
Chicago Midway
Delta
 
1 STOP
IND
Indianapolis
IND
Indianapolis
Delta
 
1 STOP
MDW
Chicago Midway
29 Sep - 2 Oct
$206pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
IND
Indianapolis
IND
Indianapolis
Delta
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Non-stop flights to Indianapolis from Chicago

Save time with Chicago to Indianapolis direct flight deals
29 Oct - 31 Oct
$188pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IND
Indianapolis
IND
Indianapolis
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
29 Sep - 2 Oct
$223pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IND
Indianapolis
IND
Indianapolis
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
14 Oct - 17 Oct
$228pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
IND
Indianapolis
IND
Indianapolis
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Last minute flights from Chicago to Indianapolis

Late deals on round-trip flights to Indianapolis from Chicago, departing today and this week
22 May - 28 May
$308pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IND
Indianapolis
IND
Indianapolis
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
27 May - 29 May
$331pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IND
Indianapolis
IND
Indianapolis
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
24 May - 28 May
$341pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
IND
Indianapolis
IND
Indianapolis
Delta
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to Indianapolis from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Indianapolis
11:46 am - 1:49 pm
United Airlines
Nonstop
1h 03m
ORD - IND
United Airlines
$152
United
2:17 pm - 5:19 am
Allegiant Air
1 Stop
14h 02m
MDW - IND
Allegiant Air
$161
Gotogate
3:16 pm - 2:59 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
22h 43m
ORD - IND
Multiple Airlines
$165
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Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Chicago to Indianapolis

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

For a flight from Chicago to Indianapolis, you will be flying into Indianapolis. Indianapolis (IND) is just 8.3 mi from the center of the city. Indianapolis is the only Indianapolis airport and it handles 39 inbound flights from Chicago per day. 5 airlines have flights to Indianapolis from Chicago on a regular basis.

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from Chicago to Indianapolis that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are United Airlines, American Airlines, and Delta. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Indianapolis for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on United Airlines for just $188, but on average you can expect to pay $248.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Chicago to Indianapolis under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Chicago to Indianapolis is less than $280.

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

There are currently 20+ open flights from Chicago to Indianapolis within the next 7 days for less than $400.

What days are nonstop flights available from Chicago to Indianapolis?

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

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

Travelers can expect 14 flights from Chicago to Indianapolis on average per day.
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 86% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 14% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Chicago to Indianapolis?

United Airlines, Delta, and American Airlines can get you from Chicago to Indianapolis in just under 1h 01m. Your travel time can differ by up to 3h 56m. Chicago and Indianapolis are separated by a distance of 178 mi. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

United Airlines, at $188, was found to be the cheapest airline from Chicago to Indianapolis.Alternate airlines to your destination round-trip include Delta and American Airlines. You may be able to fly from Chicago to Indianapolis for 2% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Delta, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $103. However, be on the lookout for offers from Allegiant Air and Spirit Airlines, as they are both options that can get you from Chicago to Indianapolis for a low price.

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

Train, Bus and American Airlines are the most popular airlines when flying from Chicago to Indianapolis.

What are the most reliable airlines from Chicago to Indianapolis?

Before booking your flight to Indianapolis from Chicago, check out the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time: Mesa Airlines (100%), Air Wisconsin (91%), British Airways( 87%).

What are the cheapest flights from Chicago to Indianapolis?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $24. While the most popular route (Chicago O'Hare Intl - Indianapolis) can be booked for $206 on average our data indicates $281 when flying from Chicago to Indianapolis.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Indianapolis, IN

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

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Indianapolis within the United States

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Chicago must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Indianapolis.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Chicago are not required to quarantine after entering Indianapolis.

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

Returning to Chicago from Indianapolis

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Indianapolis must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Chicago.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Indianapolis are not required to quarantine after entering Chicago.

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Destination information for Indianapolis

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Chicago to Indianapolis.
Flight duration from Chicago to IND
1h 11m
Average temperature for May in Indianapolis
75.2 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Indianapolis
5.1 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing Indianapolis

Top 3 airlines flying from Chicago to Indianapolis

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Chicago to Indianapolis 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
$99 $268 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$106 $185 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$153 $286 No cancel fee 71%

Hourly flight availability from Chicago to Indianapolis

See what time of day planes typically take off from Chicago towards Indianapolis.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 67% of CHI to IND departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 22% of CHI to IND departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 10% of CHI to IND departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of CHI to IND departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Chicago to Indianapolis
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Chicago to Indianapolis.
Sunday
38 daily flights
Monday
43 daily flights
Tuesday
42 daily flights
Wednesday
39 daily flights
Thursday
34 daily flights
Friday
41 daily flights
Saturday
41 daily flights
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