Cheap flights from Chicago to Pittsburgh (CHI - PIT)

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The best prices from Chicago to Pittsburgh are usually found in February or November, booked 55 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Thursday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Chicago (CHI) to Pittsburgh (PIT)

All the information you need to plan the best CHI to PIT flight in 2022: compare Chicago to Pittsburgh flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Pittsburgh.
CHI - PIT
Price
$195 - $348
PIT
Temperature
28.4 - 73.4 °F
PIT
Rainfall
2.3 - 4.3 inches

Popular in

April

High demand for flights, 26% potential price rise

Cheapest in

February

Best time to find cheap flights, 25% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$195

From Chicago (CHI) to Pittsburgh

One-way from

$129

One-way flight from Chicago (CHI) to Pittsburgh

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 Pittsburgh?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in April. For low rates, February can be a great choice for travel to Pittsburgh. Flights to Pittsburgh from Chicago in February are about $259 on average during February, but can be found for as low as $139.

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

Flights from Chicago to Pittsburgh are found to be more expensive on Saturday. This shouldn't discourage you from searching as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Pittsburgh.

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

To save up to 45% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 51 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Chicago to Pittsburgh from $296 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $365 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago to Pittsburgh (CHI - PIT)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Chicago to Pittsburgh in the morning. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 10% on your trip compared to booking a flight at noon.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Pittsburgh in June, July 2022

The best prices found for CHI to PIT flights for June, July
26 Jul - 3 Aug
$198pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
PIT
Pittsburgh
PIT
Pittsburgh
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
26 Jul - 31 Jul
$206pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
PIT
Pittsburgh
PIT
Pittsburgh
Delta
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
26 Jul - 28 Jul
$207pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
PIT
Pittsburgh
PIT
Pittsburgh
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to Pittsburgh 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Pittsburgh from Chicago found for this year
26 Jul - 3 Aug
$198pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
PIT
Pittsburgh
PIT
Pittsburgh
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
17 Aug - 20 Aug
$205pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
PIT
Pittsburgh
PIT
Pittsburgh
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
26 Jul - 31 Jul
$206pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
PIT
Pittsburgh
PIT
Pittsburgh
Delta
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Non-stop flights to Pittsburgh from Chicago

Save time with Chicago to Pittsburgh direct flight deals
26 Jul - 3 Aug
$198pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
PIT
Pittsburgh
PIT
Pittsburgh
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
18 Aug - 22 Aug
$208pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
PIT
Pittsburgh
PIT
Pittsburgh
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
19 Jul - 24 Jul
$214pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
PIT
Pittsburgh
PIT
Pittsburgh
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Last minute flights from Chicago to Pittsburgh

Late deals on round-trip flights to Pittsburgh from Chicago, departing today and this week
9 Jul - 23 Jul
$218pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
PIT
Pittsburgh
PIT
Pittsburgh
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
9 Jul - 23 Jul
$225pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
PIT
Pittsburgh
PIT
Pittsburgh
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
9 Jul - 23 Jul
$236pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PIT
Pittsburgh
PIT
Pittsburgh
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to Pittsburgh from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Pittsburgh
6:15 am - 2:40 pm
Delta
1 Stop
7h 25m
MDW - PIT
Delta
$129
Delta
3:30 am - 5:58 am
United Airlines
Nonstop
1h 28m
ORD - PIT
United Airlines
$130
United
9:21 am - 12:29 pm
Allegiant Air
2 Stops
26h 08m
MDW - PIT
Allegiant Air
$141
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Flight FAQs

From Chicago to Pittsburgh

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

If you book a flight to Pittsburgh from Chicago, you will be flying to Pittsburgh, which is the city’s only airport. Pittsburgh (PIT) is located 13.5 mi from the center of Pittsburgh. There are 31 flights from Chicago to Pittsburgh per day from 6 different airlines.

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from Chicago to Pittsburgh 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 Pittsburgh for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Pittsburgh for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on United Airlines for just $198, but on average you can expect to pay $214.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Chicago to Pittsburgh under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Chicago to Pittsburgh is less than $235.

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

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

What days are nonstop flights available from Chicago to Pittsburgh?

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

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

Per day, 25 flights depart from Chicago to Pittsburgh on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 28% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 52% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 20% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Chicago to Pittsburgh?

For as low as $198, United Airlines can have you in Pittsburgh from Chicago in 1h 22m. Chicago and Pittsburgh are separated by a distance of 413 mi. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Our cheapest airline available from Chicago to Pittsburgh is United Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $198 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are American Airlines and Delta, starting at $205 and $216 round-trip. You may be able to fly from Chicago to Pittsburgh for 23% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $99 on American Airlines. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Delta from $108 and United Airlines from $119 one-way.

What are the most reliable airlines from Chicago to Pittsburgh?

Consider Air Wisconsin (100%), GoJet (97%) or SkyWest Airlines (95%) when booking your flight. These represent the most reliable airlines when flying from Chicago to Pittsburgh.

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

When booking a flight from Chicago to Pittsburgh, you may want to consider flying on Major Airline, American Airlines or Delta as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the cheapest flights from Chicago to Pittsburgh?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $120. While the most popular route (Chicago O'Hare Intl - Pittsburgh) can be booked for $198 on average our data indicates $262 when flying from Chicago to Pittsburgh.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Pittsburgh, PA

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

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

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

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

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

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

Returning to Chicago from Pittsburgh

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

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

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Alternative routes for Chicago to Pittsburgh

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

Destination information for Pittsburgh

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Chicago to Pittsburgh.
Flight duration from Chicago to PIT
1h 34m
Average temperature for June in Pittsburgh
80.6 °F
Avg rainfall for June in Pittsburgh
4.1 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing Pittsburgh

Top 4 airlines flying from Chicago to Pittsburgh

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Chicago to Pittsburgh 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
Spirit Airlines
$40 $76 No cancel fee 65%
United Airlines
$118 $254 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$130 $305 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$155 $216 No cancel fee N/A

Hourly flight availability from Chicago to Pittsburgh

See what time of day planes typically take off from Chicago towards Pittsburgh.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 48% of CHI to PIT departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 27% of CHI to PIT departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 22% of CHI to PIT departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 3% of CHI to PIT departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Chicago to Pittsburgh
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Chicago to Pittsburgh.
Sunday
19 daily flights
Monday
41 daily flights
Tuesday
39 daily flights
Wednesday
42 daily flights
Thursday
37 daily flights
Friday
28 daily flights
Saturday
17 daily flights
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