Cheap flights from Chicago (CHI) to Montreal (YMQ)

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The best prices from Chicago to Montreal are usually found in April or November, booked 36 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Saturday and return on a Thursday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Chicago (CHI) to Montreal (YMQ)

All the information you need to plan the best CHI to YMQ flight in 2021: compare Chicago to Montreal flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Montreal.
CHI - YMQ
Price
$319 - $406
YMQ
Temperature
15.8 - 71.6 °F
YMQ
Precipitation
2.5 - 4.4 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 11% potential price rise

Cheapest in

April

Best time to find cheap flights, 12% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$319

From Chicago (CHI) to Montreal (YMQ)

One-way from

$107

One-way flight from Chicago (CHI) to Montreal (YMQ)

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 Montreal?

Flying to your destination on a Sunday can be more expensive, but this shouldn’t discourage you from finding affordable options to get to Montreal. Check prices with Cheapflights to find a great deal for your trip.

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

April is one of the best times of the year to fly to Montreal from Chicago. Prices for April average $363 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $227. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a April flight can save you 11% on your journey compared to booking in April

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

Find a great deal and save up to 38% by booking at least 37 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Chicago to Montreal within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $399.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago to Montreal (CHI - YMQ)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Chicago to Montreal is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the evening tend to be the most expensive. A flight at noon could potentially save you up to 16% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Montreal in December, January 2022

The best prices found for CHI to YMQ flights for December, January
16 Jan - 21 Jan
$265pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
31 Dec - 4 Jan
$272pp
MDW
Chicago Midway
Porter Airlines
 
1 STOP
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
Porter Airlines
 
1 STOP
MDW
Chicago Midway
27 Jan - 31 Jan
$281pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to Montreal 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Montreal from Chicago found for this year
31 Dec - 4 Jan
$272pp
MDW
Chicago Midway
Porter Airlines
 
1 STOP
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
Porter Airlines
 
1 STOP
MDW
Chicago Midway
12 Dec - 15 Dec
$294pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
29 Dec - 3 Jan
$306pp
MDW
Chicago Midway
Porter Airlines
 
1 STOP
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
Porter Airlines
 
1 STOP
MDW
Chicago Midway

Non-stop flights to Montreal from Chicago

Save time with Chicago to Montreal direct flight deals
4 Mar - 8 Mar
$400pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Air Canada
Non-Stop
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
Air Canada
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
21 Mar - 25 Mar
$427pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Air Canada
Non-Stop
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
Air Canada
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
24 Dec - 9 Jan
$428pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Last minute flights from Chicago to Montreal

Late deals on round-trip flights to Montreal from Chicago, departing today and this week
12 Dec - 15 Dec
$294pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
12 Dec - 15 Dec
$310pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
14 Dec - 9 Jan
$455pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to Montreal from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Montreal
2:51 am - 7:50 pm
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
15h 59m
ORD - YUL
Multiple Airlines
$107
Kiwi.com
12:59 pm - 6:47 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
16h 48m
ORD - YUL
Multiple Airlines
$117
FlightNetwork
12:15 am - 10:55 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
9h 40m
ORD - YUL
Multiple Airlines
$122
mytrip.com

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Chicago</span> to <span class="emphasized">Montreal</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Chicago to Montreal

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

Some of our airline partners flying from Chicago to Montreal have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Air Canada, American Airlines, and United Airlines are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Air Canada with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Chicago to Montreal for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Montreal for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $265, but on average you can expect to pay $297.

Are there nonstop flights from Chicago to Montreal for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Chicago to Montreal under $400. A good price for a nonstop flight from Chicago to Montreal is less than $486.

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

There are currently 19+ open flights from Chicago to Montreal within the next 7 days for less than $300.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Chicago to Montreal round-trip?

Currently priced at $272, Porter Airlines will fly you from Chicago to Montreal and back. In addition to Porter Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Porter Airlines is 25% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

What are the most reliable airlines from Chicago to Montreal?

Looking for the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time? Our data shows these are most likely to get you from Chicago to Montreal on time: Republic Airways (94%), Copa Airlines (92%), Air New Zealand (92%).

What are the cheapest flights from Chicago to Montreal?

While on average a flight from Chicago to Montreal is generally $367, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $150. When looking at the most popular route, (Chicago O'Hare Intl - Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl), you can expect to pay $270 for that flight.

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

Consider Interjet, American Airlines or Air Canada when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Chicago to Montreal.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Montreal, Canada

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

Information is based on travel restrictions from Chicago to Montreal

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Chicago must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Montreal.

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

Documents
Compassionate entry for travellers and limited release from quarantine - Foreign nationals traveling without an advance written approval for an exemption of a border restriction may be denied entry into Canada.


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

Returning to Chicago from Montreal

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Montreal must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Chicago.

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

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Destination information for Montreal

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Chicago to Montreal.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = C$ 1.29
Average temperature for December in Montreal
32.0 °F
Avg rainfall for December in Montreal
3.9 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing Montreal

Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl (YUL)
Montreal St Hubert (YHU)

Top 6 airlines flying from Chicago to Montreal

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Chicago to Montreal 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
$120 $298 No cancel fee N/A
Porter Airlines
$125 $279 No cancel fee 52%
American Airlines
$129 $269 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$150 $387 No cancel fee 69%
Air Canada
$158 $436 No cancel fee 67%
Interjet
$394 $469 No cancel fee 68%

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

Hourly flight availability from Chicago to Montreal

See what time of day planes typically take off from Chicago towards Montreal.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 54% of CHI to YMQ departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 45% of CHI to YMQ departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of CHI to YMQ departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of CHI to YMQ departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Chicago to Montreal
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Chicago to Montreal.
Sunday
14 daily flights
Monday
16 daily flights
Tuesday
15 daily flights
Wednesday
16 daily flights
Thursday
16 daily flights
Friday
16 daily flights
Saturday
13 daily flights
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