Cheap flights from Chicago (CHI) to Vancouver (YVR)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Chicago (CHI) to Vancouver (YVR)

All the information you need to plan the best CHI to YVR flight in 2021: compare Chicago to Vancouver flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Vancouver.
CHI - 8CA
Price
$400 - $602
8CA
Temperature
39.2 - 64.4 °F
8CA
Precipitation
1.4 - 7.4 inches

Popular in

May

High demand for flights, 21% potential price rise

Cheapest in

September

Best time to find cheap flights, 16% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$400

From Chicago (CHI) to Vancouver

One-way from

$159

One-way flight from Chicago (CHI) to Vancouver

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 Vancouver (CHI - 8CA)?

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

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 22 days in advance to save up to 36% 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 22 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 Vancouver 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $508, or $687 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

September can be a great time to fly to Vancouver from Chicago with a flight ticket averaging about $478. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of September for as cheap as $167. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of May.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Vancouver in December, January 2022

The best prices found for CHI to YVR flights for December, January
7 Dec - 9 Dec
$332pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
YVR
Vancouver Intl
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
13 Dec - 15 Dec
$351pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
YVR
Vancouver Intl
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
13 Dec - 16 Dec
$355pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
YVR
Vancouver Intl
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to Vancouver 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Vancouver from Chicago found for this year
7 Dec - 9 Dec
$332pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
YVR
Vancouver Intl
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
13 Dec - 15 Dec
$351pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
YVR
Vancouver Intl
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
13 Dec - 16 Dec
$355pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
YVR
Vancouver Intl
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Non-stop flights to Vancouver from Chicago

Save time with Chicago to Vancouver direct flight deals
5 May - 13 May
$358pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Air Canada
Non-Stop
YVR
Vancouver Intl
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Air Canada
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
6 Apr - 29 Jun
$367pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
YVR
Vancouver Intl
YVR
Vancouver Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
6 Apr - 28 Jun
$376pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
YVR
Vancouver Intl
YVR
Vancouver Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Last minute flights from Chicago to Vancouver

Late deals on round-trip flights to Vancouver from Chicago, departing today and this week
7 Dec - 9 Dec
$332pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
YVR
Vancouver Intl
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
7 Dec - 9 Dec
$372pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
YVR
Vancouver Intl
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
6 Dec - 11 Dec
$392pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
YVR
Vancouver Intl
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to Vancouver from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Vancouver
3:45 am - 2:29 pm
Air Canada
2 Stops
12h 44m
ORD - YVR
Air Canada
$159
Air Canada
2:40 pm - 3:19 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
26h 39m
ORD - YVR
Multiple Airlines
$175
FlightNetwork
8:34 am - 3:29 am
Delta
2 Stops
20h 55m
ORD - YVR
Delta
$180
Delta

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Chicago to Vancouver

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from Chicago to Vancouver that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are United Airlines, American Airlines, and Air Canada. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Chicago to Vancouver for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Vancouver for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $196, but on average you can expect to pay $269.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Chicago to Vancouver under $400. A good price for a nonstop flight from Chicago to Vancouver is less than $426.

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

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

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

According to our current data, Air Canada ($321), offers the cheapest pricing from Chicago to Vancouver. You may be able to fly from Chicago to Vancouver for 32% less than the average price by searching for this airline.

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

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Chicago to Vancouver are Air Canada ($159), Delta ($160), and Alaska Airlines ($170).

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

Before booking your flight from Chicago to Vancouver check out the most popular airlines for this route: Interjet, Major Airline or American Airlines.

What are the most reliable airlines from Chicago to Vancouver?

Consider Air Canada (68%), Jazz (68%) or United Airlines (65%) when booking your flight. These represent the most reliable airlines when flying from Chicago to Vancouver.

What are the cheapest flights from Chicago to Vancouver?

On average you can expect to pay $253 for a flight from Chicago to Vancouver. The cheapest flight overall is $95 while the most popular route, (Chicago O'Hare Intl - Vancouver Intl) is currently priced at $261.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Vancouver, Canada

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

Information is based on travel restrictions from Chicago to Vancouver

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

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

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

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 Vancouver?

Returning to Chicago from Vancouver

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

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

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Destination information for Vancouver

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Chicago to Vancouver.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = C$ 1.28
Average temperature for December in Vancouver
44.6 °F
Avg rainfall for December in Vancouver
7.0 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing Vancouver

Vancouver Intl (YVR)
Vancouver Coal Harbour (CXH)

Top 7 airlines flying from Chicago to Vancouver

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Chicago to Vancouver 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
American Airlines
$138 $268 No cancel fee 71%
Alaska Airlines
$140 $285 No cancel fee 75%
Delta
$140 $396 No cancel fee N/A
Air Canada
$157 $447 No cancel fee 67%
United Airlines
$159 $449 No cancel fee 69%
WestJet
$182 $324 No cancel fee 60%
Interjet
$381 $527 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 Vancouver

See what time of day planes typically take off from Chicago towards Vancouver.
Morning 6 AM to noon 100% of CHI to YVR departures
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Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Chicago to Vancouver
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Chicago to Vancouver.
Sunday
2 daily flights
Monday
2 daily flights
Tuesday
2 daily flights
Wednesday
2 daily flights
Thursday
2 daily flights
Friday
2 daily flights
Saturday
2 daily flights