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The best prices from Chicago to Indianapolis are usually found in October or December, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Tuesday and return on a Tuesday

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

CHI - IND
Price
$181 - $239
IND
Temperature
39.2 - 86 °F
IND
Rainfall
2.3 - 5.1 inches
Popular in May High demand for flights, 13% potential price rise
Cheapest in October Best time to find cheap flights, 13% potential price drop
Round-trip from $181 From Chicago to Indianapolis
One-way from $100 One-way flight from Chicago 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 day to fly round-trip from Chicago to Indianapolis?

Friday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 23%.

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 24 days in advance to save up to 39% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 24 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Chicago to Indianapolis 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $173, or $235 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

September can be a great time to fly to Indianapolis from Chicago with a flight ticket averaging about $181. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of September for as cheap as $101. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of February.

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

It’s typically best to fly out from Chicago to Indianapolis in the evening. Doing so could potentially save you 29% on the flight price compared to flying in the noon, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Indianapolis in August, September 2020

The best prices found for CHI to IND flights for August, September
15 Aug - 17 Aug
$86pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
IND
Indianapolis
IND
Indianapolis
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
29 Jul - 2 Aug
$91pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IND
Indianapolis
IND
Indianapolis
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
29 Jul - 1 Aug
$94pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IND
Indianapolis
IND
Indianapolis
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to Indianapolis 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Indianapolis from Chicago found for this year
15 Aug - 17 Aug
$86pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
IND
Indianapolis
IND
Indianapolis
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
29 Jul - 2 Aug
$91pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IND
Indianapolis
IND
Indianapolis
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
29 Jul - 1 Aug
$94pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IND
Indianapolis
IND
Indianapolis
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Non-stop flights to Indianapolis from Chicago

Save time with Chicago to Indianapolis direct flight deals
15 Aug - 18 Aug
$97pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
IND
Indianapolis
IND
Indianapolis
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
2 Aug - 25 Aug
$107pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
IND
Indianapolis
IND
Indianapolis
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
16 Aug - 23 Aug
$117pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple 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
24 Jul - 26 Jul
$103pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
IND
Indianapolis
IND
Indianapolis
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
27 Jul - 28 Jul
$120pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
IND
Indianapolis
IND
Indianapolis
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
24 Jul - 26 Jul
$123pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
IND
Indianapolis
IND
Indianapolis
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to Indianapolis from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Indianapolis
5:15 am - 5:19 pm
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
11h 04m
ORD - IND
Multiple Airlines
$100
Kiwi.com
9:08 am - 6:48 pm
Allegiant Air
1 Stop
8h 40m
MDW - IND
Allegiant Air
$125
Kiwi.com
5:55 pm - 8:44 am
Spirit Airlines
3 Stops
37h 49m
ORD - IND
Spirit Airlines
$144
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Chicago to Indianapolis

Are flight prices decreasing from Chicago to Indianapolis 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 Indianapolis 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.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Indianapolis for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $83, but on average you can expect to pay $105.

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

Cheapflights has at least 12 direct flights from Chicago to Indianapolis under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Chicago to Indianapolis is less than $1694.

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

There are currently 19+ open flights from Chicago to Indianapolis within the next 7 days for less than $200.

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?

5 flight departures from Chicago to Indianapolis per day on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 20% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 80% of flight departures

Is Chicago weather warmer or cooler than Indianapolis?

With an average temperature of 86 °F, peak weather can be found in July. As a traveler, expect to see changes in flight prices during that period. The temperatures in Indianapolis are hotter than in Chicago.

How long is the flight from Chicago to Indianapolis?

Departing from Chicago to Indianapolis will take you 2h 11m. The distance from Chicago to Indianapolis is about 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?

Our cheapest airline available from Chicago to Indianapolis is Spirit Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $91 on this airline. An additional option worth looking into is Delta, starting at $118. You may be able to fly from Chicago to Indianapolis for 56% 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 $54. However, be on the lookout for offers from Spirit Airlines and Allegiant Air, as they are both options that can get you from Chicago to Indianapolis for a low price.

Destination information for Indianapolis

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Chicago to Indianapolis
Flight duration
1h 08m
Average temperature for August in Indianapolis
86.0 °F
Avg rainfall for August in Indianapolis
3.7 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing Indianapolis

Hourly flight availability from Chicago to Indianapolis

Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 73% of CHI to IND departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 21% of CHI to IND departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 5% 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
Sunday
24 daily flights
Monday
29 daily flights
Tuesday
20 daily flights
Wednesday
24 daily flights
Thursday
26 daily flights
Friday
29 daily flights
Saturday
24 daily flights
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