Cheap flights from Chicago to Reagan-National (CHI - DCA)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Chicago (CHI) to Reagan-National (DCA)

All the information you need to plan the best CHI to DCA flight in 2022: compare Chicago to Reagan-National flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Reagan-National.
CHI - DCA
Price
$166 - $297
DCA
Temperature
35.6 - 80.6 °F
DCA
Precipitation
2.6 - 4 inches

Popular in

March

High demand for flights, 11% potential price rise

Cheapest in

July

Best time to find cheap flights, 37% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$166

From Chicago (CHI) to Washington Reagan-National

One-way from

$98

One-way flight from Chicago (CHI) to Washington Reagan-National

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago to Washington Reagan-National Airport (CHI - DCA)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from Chicago to Washington Reagan-National Airport as you normally would.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Chicago to Washington Reagan-National Airport?

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 14 days in advance to save up to 9% 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 14 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 Washington Reagan-National Airport 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $196, or $227 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Chicago to Washington Reagan-National Airport?

July can be a great time to fly to Washington Reagan-National Airport from Chicago with a flight ticket averaging about $220. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of July for as cheap as $74. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of November.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Reagan-National in January, February 2022

The best prices found for CHI to DCA flights for January, February
12 Feb - 13 Feb
$127pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
8 Feb - 9 Feb
$128pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
29 Jan - 30 Jan
$132pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to Reagan-National 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Reagan-National from Chicago found for this year
12 Feb - 13 Feb
$127pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
8 Feb - 9 Feb
$128pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
29 Jan - 30 Jan
$132pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Non-stop flights to Reagan-National from Chicago

Save time with Chicago to Reagan-National direct flight deals
23 Feb - 23 Feb
$132pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
17 Feb - 21 Feb
$138pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
18 Feb - 21 Feb
$148pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Last minute flights from Chicago to Reagan-National

Late deals on round-trip flights to Reagan-National from Chicago, departing today and this week
29 Jan - 30 Jan
$132pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
29 Jan - 30 Jan
$142pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
3 Feb - 7 Feb
$176pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to Reagan-National from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Reagan-National
4:38 am - 11:00 am
Delta
1 Stop
5h 22m
MDW - DCA
Delta
$98
Delta
9:25 am - 4:44 pm
JetBlue
1 Stop
6h 19m
ORD - DCA
JetBlue
2:26 am - 5:20 am
American Airlines
Nonstop
1h 54m
ORD - DCA
American Airlines

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Chicago to Reagan-National

Which airlines flying from Chicago to Washington Reagan-National have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

American Airlines, United Airlines, and Delta are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Chicago to Washington Reagan-National Airport for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Washington Reagan-National Airport for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on United Airlines for just $127, but on average you can expect to pay $146.

Are there nonstop flights from Chicago to Washington Reagan-National Airport for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Chicago to Washington Reagan-National Airport under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Chicago to Washington Reagan-National Airport is less than $203.

Are there last-minute flights available from Chicago to Washington Reagan-National Airport for under $200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Chicago to Washington Reagan-National Airport within the next 7 days for less than $200.

What days are nonstop flights available from Chicago to Washington Reagan-National Airport?

Days when nonstop flights are available for this flight are: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

How many flights depart from Chicago to Washington Reagan-National Airport on average per day?

Per day, 16 flights depart from Chicago to Washington Reagan-National Airport on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 50% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 31% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 19% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Chicago to Washington Reagan-National Airport?

Departing from Chicago to Washington Reagan-National Airport will take you 4h 49m. The distance from Chicago to Washington Reagan-National Airport is about 614 mi. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Chicago to Washington Reagan-National Airport round-trip?

United Airlines, at $127, was found to be the cheapest airline from Chicago to Washington Reagan-National Airport.Alternate airlines to your destination round-trip include American Airlines and Delta. You may be able to fly from Chicago to Washington Reagan-National Airport for 52% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Chicago to Washington Reagan-National Airport one-way?

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with United Airlines, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $69. American Airlines flights start at $70 while deals on Delta start at $78 one-way.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Chicago to Washington Reagan-National Airport?

Consider Major Airline, American Airlines or JetBlue when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Chicago to Washington Reagan-National Airport.

What are the most reliable airlines from Chicago to Washington Reagan-National Airport?

The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from Chicago to Washington Reagan-National Airport are SAS (95%), ANA (87%) and Republic Airways (86%).

What are the cheapest flights from Chicago to Washington Reagan-National Airport?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Chicago to Washington Reagan-National Airport? While on average our users pay $298, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $78. The most popular route (Chicago O'Hare Intl - Washington Reagan-National), is priced around $132.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Reagan-National (DCA)

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Reagan-National from Chicago?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Washington Reagan-National within the United States

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

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Chicago are not required to quarantine after entering Washington Reagan-National.

Do I need a test to fly back to Chicago from Reagan-National?

Returning to Chicago from Washington Reagan-National

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Washington Reagan-National are not required to quarantine after entering Chicago.

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Destination information for Reagan-National

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Chicago to Reagan-National.
Flight duration from Chicago to Washington Reagan-National
2h 07m
Average temperature for January in Reagan-National
48.2 °F
Avg rainfall for January in Reagan-National
3.3 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing Washington

Top 5 airlines flying from Chicago to Washington Reagan-National

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Chicago to Reagan-National 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
$60 $162 No cancel fee 65%
Delta
$90 $352 No cancel fee N/A
JetBlue
$100 $223 No cancel fee 62%
American Airlines
$130 $321 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$153 $344 No cancel fee 69%

Hourly flight availability from Chicago to Reagan-National

See what time of day planes typically take off from Chicago towards Reagan-National.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 47% of CHI to DCA departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 31% of CHI to DCA departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 12% of CHI to DCA departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 10% of CHI to DCA departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Chicago to Reagan-National
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Chicago to Reagan-National.
Sunday
51 daily flights
Monday
53 daily flights
Tuesday
44 daily flights
Wednesday
49 daily flights
Thursday
46 daily flights
Friday
53 daily flights
Saturday
33 daily flights
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