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Cheap flights from Chicago to State College (CHI - SCE)

The best prices from Chicago to State College University Park are usually found in July or August, booked 35 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Friday and return on a Friday

How to find the cheapest flight from Chicago to State College

All the information you need to plan the best CHI to SCE flight in 2022: compare Chicago to State College flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in State College.

CHI - SCE

Price

$176 - $569

SCE

Temperature

28.4 - 69.8 °F

SCE

Precipitation

2.4 - 3.9 inches

Popular in

January

High demand for flights, 38% potential price rise

Cheapest in

July

Best time to find cheap flights, 50% potential price drop

Average price

$569

Average for round-trip flights in January 2022

Round-trip from

$176

From Chicago (CHI) to State College University Park

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

Users have found that leaving on a Friday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 40% 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 State College?

To save on the cost of your flight from Chicago to State College, book at least 31 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 40% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $416 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $557.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Chicago to State College?

Our data shows that July tends to be the cheapest month to fly to State College from Chicago. Users have commonly found prices around $352 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $176. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in January.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago to State College (CHI - SCE)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Chicago to State College in the evening. Doing so could potentially save you 24% on the flight price compared to flying at noon, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Chicago to State College in January, February 2022

The best prices found for CHI to SCE flights for January, February
Feb 1 - Feb 2
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

SCE

State College University Park

Nonstop

1h 50m
SCE

State College University Park

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

2h 17m
$258

United Airlines

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Deal found 1/18/22

Feb 1 - Feb 2
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

SCE

State College University Park

1 stop

4h 15m
SCE

State College University Park

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

2h 08m
$267

United Airlines

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Deal found 1/18/22

Feb 10 - Feb 13
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

SCE

State College University Park

Nonstop

1h 50m
SCE

State College University Park

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

2h 16m
$268

United Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1/18/22

Chicago to State College 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to State College from Chicago found for this year
Feb 1 - Feb 2
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

SCE

State College University Park

Nonstop

1h 50m
SCE

State College University Park

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

2h 17m
$258

United Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1/18/22

Feb 1 - Feb 2
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

SCE

State College University Park

1 stop

4h 15m
SCE

State College University Park

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

2h 08m
$267

United Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1/18/22

Feb 10 - Feb 13
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

SCE

State College University Park

Nonstop

1h 50m
SCE

State College University Park

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

2h 16m
$268

United Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1/18/22

Non-stop flights to State College from Chicago

Save time with Chicago to State College direct flight deals
Feb 1 - Feb 2
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

SCE

State College University Park

Nonstop

1h 50m
SCE

State College University Park

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

2h 17m
$258

United Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1/18/22

Feb 10 - Feb 13
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

SCE

State College University Park

Nonstop

1h 50m
SCE

State College University Park

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

2h 16m
$268

United Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1/18/22

Feb 4 - Feb 6
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

SCE

State College University Park

Nonstop

1h 56m
SCE

State College University Park

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

2h 17m
$278

United Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1/17/22

Last minute flights from Chicago to State College

Late deals on return flights to State College from Chicago, departing today and this week
Jan 27 - Feb 3
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

SCE

State College University Park

2 stops

16h 12m
SCE

State College University Park

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

20h 46m
$385

American Airlines

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Deal found 1/20/22

Jan 27 - Feb 3
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

SCE

State College University Park

Nonstop

1h 50m
SCE

State College University Park

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

2h 08m
$395

United Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1/20/22

Jan 27 - Feb 3
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

SCE

State College University Park

2 stops

10h 37m
SCE

State College University Park

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

2h 08m
$402

United Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1/20/22

One-way flights to State College University Park from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to State College
May 13
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

SCE

State College University Park

1 stop

21h 53m
$133

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 1/18/22

Feb 2
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

SCE

State College University Park

3 stops

42h 42m
$166

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1/19/22

Feb 3
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

SCE

State College University Park

3 stops

26h 05m
$184

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 1/19/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Chicago to State College flights.

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

State College University Park (SCE) is the airport you will fly into if you book a flight from Chicago to State College. You should not have trouble finding flights to University Park from Chicago; the airport handles an average of 2 inbound flights from Chicago per day. You should also have plenty of airline options to choose from since 3 airlines have flights to the State College airport from Chicago. It is only a 3.9 mi journey from University Park (SCE) to State College’s city center.

Which airlines flying from Chicago to State College University Park have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

United Airlines, American 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 State College for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to State College for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on United Airlines for just $258, but on average you can expect to pay $282.

Are there nonstop flights from Chicago to State College for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 11 direct flights from Chicago to State College under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Chicago to State College is less than $391.

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

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

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

Currently priced at $258, United Airlines will fly you from Chicago to State College and back. In addition to United Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from American Airlines and Delta - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $279 and $280, respectively. You may be able to fly from Chicago to State College for 26% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

What are the cheapest flights from Chicago to State College?

The cheapest flight price from Chicago to State College is $103. On average you can expect to pay $197. The most popular route, (Chicago O'Hare Intl - State College University Park), can usually be booked for $258.

Can I fly to State College University Park from Chicago right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to State College University Park within the United States

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

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 State College University Park.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Chicago are not required to quarantine after entering State College University Park.

Can I fly back to Chicago from State College University Park?

Returning to Chicago from State College University Park

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from State College University Park are not required to quarantine after entering Chicago.

Alternative routes for Chicago to State College

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

Top 2 airlines flying from Chicago to State College

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Chicago to State College choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
American Airlines
Cheapest$322
Average$406
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time71%
COVID-19 safety
United Airlines
Cheapest$323
Average$469
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time69%
COVID-19 safety

Hourly flight availability from Chicago to State College

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Weekly flight availability from Chicago to State College

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Chicago to State College
Sunday2daily flights
Monday2daily flights
Tuesday2daily flights
Wednesday2daily flights
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Friday2daily flights
Saturday2daily flights