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Cheap flights from Chicago to Washington (CHI - WAS)

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The best prices from Chicago to Washington are usually found in January or February, booked 49 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Wednesday and return on a Saturday

CHI - WAS
Price
$113 - $190
WAS
Temperature
48.2 - 89.6 °F
WAS
Rainfall
2.4 - 4.2 inches
Popular in July High demand for flights, 14% potential price rise
Cheapest in January Best time to find cheap flights, 31% potential price drop
Average price $178 Average for round-trip flights in April 2020
Round-trip from $113 From Chicago to Washington

Cheap flights from Chicago to Washington in April 2020

The best prices found for ORD to IAD flights for April
30 Apr - 7 May
$53pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
27 Apr - 7 May
$54pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
13 Apr - 17 Apr
$57pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to Washington 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Washington from Chicago found for this year
30 May - 4 Jun
$33pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
1 Jun - 8 Jun
$39pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
5 Jun - 8 Jun
$43pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Non-stop flights to Washington from Chicago

Save time with Chicago to Washington direct flight deals
30 May - 4 Jun
$33pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
5 Jun - 8 Jun
$43pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
4 Jun - 7 Jun
$45pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Last minute flights from Chicago to Washington

Late deals on round-trip flights to Washington from Chicago, departing today and this week
7 Apr - 21 Apr
$54pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
9 Apr - 12 Apr
$57pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
13 Apr - 15 Apr
$97pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Major Airline
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Major Airline
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to Washington from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Washington
8:45 am - 11:41 am
Major Airline
Nonstop
1h 56m
ORD - BWI
Major Airline
$29
StudentUniverse
12:00 pm - 2:56 pm
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
1h 56m
ORD - BWI
Spirit Airlines
$37
FlightNetwork
8:05 am - 11:02 am
Major Airline
Nonstop
1h 57m
ORD - BWI
Major Airline
$38
StudentUniverse

Alternative routes for Chicago to Washington

Destination information for Washington

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Chicago to Washington
Flight duration
2h 05m
Average temperature for April in Washington
69.8 °F
Avg rainfall for April in Washington
3.3 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago-O'Hare Intl (ORD)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing Washington

Washington Dulles Intl (IAD)
Weekly flight availability
from Chicago to Washington
Sunday
31 daily flights
Monday
52 daily flights
Tuesday
56 daily flights
Wednesday
51 daily flights
Thursday
47 daily flights
Friday
46 daily flights
Saturday
21 daily flights

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Chicago to Washington flights.

Flight FAQs

From Chicago to Washington

Are flight prices decreasing from Chicago 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 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.

Are there nonstop flights from Chicago to Washington for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 3 direct flights from Chicago to Washington under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Chicago to Washington is less than $54.

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

There are currently just 3 open flights from Chicago to Washington within the next 7 days for less than $100.

What days are nonstop flights available from Chicago to Washington?

Nonstop flights can be found on the following days: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

How popular is this flight route?

Within the past month, 22 users have taken a look at flights from Chicago to Washington.

What percent of flights are delayed?

When booking remember that flights Chicago to Washington are typically on time.

What is the cheapest airline for this route?

When searching, try setting your filters to view flights for Southwest Airlines Co., as currently they have the cheapest options available from Chicago to Washington. On average you can find 215 flights for this flight path daily.

How long does the flight from Chicago to Washington take?

Your journey will take you approximately 2 hours. Your flight will cover a distance of about 374 miles.

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

Travelers can expect 90 flights from Chicago to Washington on average per day.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 4% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Noon) - 34% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 41% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 20% of flight departures

Is Chicago 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. 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.