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The best prices from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to Washington are usually found in July or August, booked 13 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Wednesday and return on a Saturday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Chicago-O'Hare Intl (ORD) to Washington (WAS)

ORD - WAS
Price
$162 - $284
WAS
Temperature
48.2 - 89.6 °F
WAS
Rainfall
2.4 - 4.2 inches

Popular in

January

High demand for flights, 17% potential price rise

Cheapest in

July

Best time to find cheap flights, 31% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$162

From Chicago-O'Hare Intl to Washington

One-way from

$45

One-way flight from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to Washington

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-O'Hare Intl to Washington?

Saturday flights are found to be more expensive to fly from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to Washington. 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 Washington.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to Washington?

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 31 days in advance to save up to 111% 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 31 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-O'Hare Intl to Washington 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $235, or $341 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to Washington?

The best pricing can be found in the month of April. Prices to Washington from Chicago-O'Hare Intl average $172. You can even find prices in April for less than $172, as users have found deals to Washington from as low as $113. The month of September appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Washington from Chicago-O'Hare Intl. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 32%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to Washington (ORD - WAS)?

Unlike at noon, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 21% on flights from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to Washington by exploring options for tickets in the evening.

Cheap flights from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to Washington in November, December 2020

The best prices found for ORD to WAS flights for November, December
20 Dec - 26 Dec
$68pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
10 Dec - 12 Dec
$74pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
11 Dec - 15 Dec
$79pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago-O'Hare Intl to Washington 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Washington from Chicago-O'Hare Intl found for next year
20 Dec - 26 Dec
$68pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
10 Dec - 12 Dec
$74pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
11 Dec - 15 Dec
$79pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Non-stop flights to Washington from Chicago-O'Hare Intl

Save time with Chicago-O'Hare Intl to Washington direct flight deals
28 Jan - 30 Jan
$40pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
8 Jan - 10 Jan
$49pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
10 Jan - 17 Jan
$50pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Last minute flights from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to Washington

Late deals on round-trip flights to Washington from Chicago-O'Hare Intl, departing today and this week
10 Dec - 12 Dec
$74pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
7 Dec - 14 Dec
$79pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
9 Dec - 13 Dec
$82pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to Washington from Chicago-O'Hare Intl

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to Washington
3:50 am - 6:58 am
American Airlines
Nonstop
2h 08m
ORD - BWI
American Airlines
3:59 pm - 8:13 am
Frontier
1 Stop
15h 14m
ORD - IAD
Frontier
$59
Gotogate
4:02 pm - 7:14 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
14h 12m
ORD - DCA
Multiple Airlines
$60
Gotogate

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Chicago-O'Hare Intl to Washington flights.

Flight FAQs

From Chicago-O'Hare Intl to Washington

Are flight prices decreasing from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to Washington due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both Chicago-O'Hare Intl and Washington for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Chicago O'Hare Intl to Washington to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on JetBlue and Delta to help keep travelers safe while flying. New policies for travelers booking flights from Chicago O'Hare Intl to Washington include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitization, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from Chicago O'Hare Intl to Washington have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

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

Can I find flights from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to Washington for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to Washington for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $40, but on average you can expect to pay $66.

Are there nonstop flights from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to Washington for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to Washington under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to Washington is less than $91.

Are there last-minute flights available from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to Washington for under $100?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to Washington within the next 7 days for less than $100.

What days are nonstop flights available from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to Washington?

Nonstop flights are available for this route on the following days: Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday.

How many flights depart from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to Washington on average per day?

Travelers can expect 16 flights from Chicago O'Hare Intl to Washington on average per day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 50% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 31% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 19% of flight departures

Is Chicago-O'Hare Intl weather warmer or cooler than Washington?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 90 °F on average in the month of July. The temperature in Washington is typically hotter than in Chicago-O'Hare Intl. If you're traveling when the temperature is at its warmest, push to plan early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. For the best results, search for flights well in advance or after peak season.

How long is the flight from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to Washington?

There are many flights that can get you from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to Washington in 1h 42m. Fly via United Airlines, Spirit Airlines, or American Airlines to get the fastest option. There are 590 mi between Chicago-O'Hare Intl and Washington. All flights are typically nonstop.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to Washington round-trip?

Flying on Spirit Airlines is currently your cheapest option to Washington, with prices starting at $40. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Frontier and American Airlines, with the lowest prices starting at $68 and $71, respectively. Users have found that Spirit Airlines is 83% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to Washington one-way?

$20 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Spirit Airlines. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Frontier and American Airlines, with prices starting from $23 and $45, respectively.

Destination information for Washington

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to Washington
Flight duration
1h 57m
Average temperature for November in Washington
60.8 °F
Avg rainfall for November in Washington
3.1 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

Airports servicing Washington

Reagan National (DCA)

Top 5 airlines from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to Washington

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to Washington 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 $166 No cancel fee 65%
JetBlue
$100 $223 No cancel fee 62%
Delta
$90 $275 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$43 $323 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$153 $354 No cancel fee 69%

Hourly flight availability from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to Washington

Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 57% of ORD to WAS departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 39% of ORD to WAS departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 3% of ORD to WAS departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of ORD to WAS departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Chicago-O'Hare Intl to Washington
Sunday
28 daily flights
Monday
43 daily flights
Tuesday
8 daily flights
Wednesday
18 daily flights
Thursday
2 daily flights
Friday
7 daily flights
Saturday
24 daily flights
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