$44+ Cheap flights from Chicago (CHI) to Washington, D.C. (WAS)

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight departing on 10/21. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel.
CHI — WAS
Jul 27 — Aug 31

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The best prices from Chicago to Washington, D.C. are usually found in April or September, booked 57 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Saturday and return on a Monday

Cheap flight deals from Chicago to Washington, D.C.

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Chicago (CHI) to Washington, D.C. (WAS). Learn about various techniques such as flexible date searches, comparing prices across and setting up price alerts. Use these methods to find the cheapest flights available for your travel needs. Data last updated July 22, 2024.

Popular in

March

Cheapest in

April

Round-trip from

$58
(Frontier)

One-way from

$44
(Frontier)
High demand for flights, 16% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 14% potential price drop
From Chicago (CHI) to Washington, D.C. (WAS)
One-way flight from Chicago (CHI) to Washington, D.C. (WAS)

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Chicago to Washington, D.C.?

Flights from Chicago to Washington, D.C. are found to be more expensive on Saturday. 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, D.C..

How far in advance should I book a flight from Chicago to Washington, D.C.?

To save on the cost of your flight from Chicago to Washington, D.C., book at least 58 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 210% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $301 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $477.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Chicago to Washington, D.C.?

Flights from Chicago to Washington, D.C. lean towards being more expensive in March. Prices are generally better when you fly from Chicago to Washington, D.C. in April, with the cheapest ticket starting at $68.

What is the cheapest time of day to fly from CHI to WAS?

When flying from Chicago to Washington, D.C., the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the afternoon, which can drop the price by up to 15% versus a flight at noon.

Cheap Chicago to Washington, D.C. flights in July & August 2024

Find cheap flight options from Chicago to Washington, D.C. specifically for the months of July and August 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 2,674,588 searches. Prices were last updated on July 22, 2024.
The lowest fares we've come across on flights traveling from Chicago to Washington, D.C. in July and August 2024. For more flight deals, be sure to check back very soon.
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Wed 8/211:25 pmMDW - BWI
Nonstop1h 49mFrontier
Wed 8/285:04 pmBWI - MDW
Nonstop1h 56mFrontier
Deal found 7/22$58
This Frontier deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/22. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure Frontier is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
Wed 8/211:25 pmMDW - BWI
Nonstop1h 49mFrontier
Mon 8/267:31 pmBWI - MDW
Nonstop1h 56mFrontier
Deal found 7/22$63
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Wed 8/281:25 pmMDW - BWI
Nonstop1h 49mFrontier
Wed 9/45:04 pmBWI - MDW
Nonstop1h 56mFrontier
Deal found 7/21$75
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Wed 8/281:25 pmMDW - BWI
Nonstop1h 49mFrontier
Wed 9/45:04 pmBWI - MDW
Nonstop1h 56mFrontier
Deal found 7/22$76
This Frontier deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/22. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure Frontier is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
Fri 8/234:01 pmMDW - BWI
Nonstop1h 49mFrontier
Mon 8/267:31 pmBWI - MDW
Nonstop1h 56mFrontier
Deal found 7/22$78
This Frontier deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/21. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure Frontier is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
Fri 8/164:01 pmMDW - BWI
Nonstop1h 49mFrontier
Wed 8/285:04 pmBWI - MDW
Nonstop1h 56mFrontier
Deal found 7/21$79
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Wed 8/281:25 pmMDW - BWI
Nonstop1h 49mFrontier
Thu 9/54:29 pmBWI - MDW
Nonstop1h 56mFrontier
Deal found 7/21$80
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Wed 8/281:25 pmMDW - BWI
Nonstop1h 49mFrontier
Mon 9/27:31 pmBWI - MDW
Nonstop1h 56mFrontier
Deal found 7/22$81
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Wed 8/141:25 pmMDW - BWI
Nonstop1h 49mFrontier
Wed 8/285:04 pmBWI - MDW
Nonstop1h 56mFrontier
Deal found 7/21$83

Chicago to Washington, D.C. 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between Chicago and Washington, D.C. in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 2,674,588 searches. Data last updated July 22, 2024.
The lowest fares we've come across on flights traveling from Chicago to Washington, D.C. in July and August 2024. For more flight deals, be sure to check back very soon.
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Wed 10/93:28 pmMDW - BWI
Nonstop1h 51mFrontier
Wed 10/167:09 pmBWI - MDW
Nonstop1h 59mFrontier
Deal found 7/21$58
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Wed 10/233:28 pmMDW - BWI
Nonstop1h 51mFrontier
Sat 10/267:09 pmBWI - MDW
Nonstop1h 59mFrontier
Deal found 7/21$63
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Thu 9/512:52 pmMDW - BWI
Nonstop1h 47mFrontier
Mon 9/94:56 pmBWI - MDW
Nonstop1h 56mFrontier
Deal found 7/22$68
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Sat 10/193:28 pmMDW - BWI
Nonstop1h 51mFrontier
Sat 10/267:09 pmBWI - MDW
Nonstop1h 59mFrontier
Deal found 7/21$70
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Mon 10/213:28 pmMDW - BWI
Nonstop1h 51mFrontier
Wed 10/237:09 pmBWI - MDW
Nonstop1h 59mFrontier
Deal found 7/22$73
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Wed 8/281:25 pmMDW - BWI
Nonstop1h 49mFrontier
Wed 9/45:04 pmBWI - MDW
Nonstop1h 56mFrontier
Deal found 7/21$75
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Wed 8/281:25 pmMDW - BWI
Nonstop1h 49mFrontier
Wed 9/45:04 pmBWI - MDW
Nonstop1h 56mFrontier
Deal found 7/22$76
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Fri 8/234:01 pmMDW - BWI
Nonstop1h 49mFrontier
Mon 8/267:31 pmBWI - MDW
Nonstop1h 56mFrontier
Deal found 7/22$78
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Fri 8/164:01 pmMDW - BWI
Nonstop1h 49mFrontier
Wed 8/285:04 pmBWI - MDW
Nonstop1h 56mFrontier
Deal found 7/21$79

Chicago to Washington, D.C. flights leaving soon

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Wed 7/313:36 pmMDW - BWI
Nonstop1h 48mFrontier
Wed 8/77:10 pmBWI - MDW
Nonstop1h 54mFrontier
Deal found 7/21$111
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Sat 8/33:14 pmMDW - BWI
Nonstop1h 49mFrontier
Sat 8/176:14 pmBWI - MDW
1 stop6h 43mFrontier
Deal found 7/21$147
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Tue 7/309:15 pmORD - BWI
1 stop10h 10mSpirit Airlines
Tue 8/278:54 pmBWI - ORD
1 stop13h 56mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 7/21$148
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Fri 8/23:32 pmMDW - BWI
Nonstop1h 48mFrontier
Mon 8/53:50 pmBWI - MDW
Nonstop1h 56mFrontier
Deal found 7/21$150
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Wed 7/313:36 pmMDW - BWI
Nonstop1h 48mFrontier
Tue 8/63:28 pmBWI - MDW
1 stop8h 45mFrontier
Deal found 7/20$151
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Wed 7/313:36 pmMDW - BWI
Nonstop1h 48mFrontier
Wed 8/79:25 amBWI - MDW
1 stop6h 12mFrontier
Deal found 7/21$153
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Sat 7/273:14 pmMDW - BWI
Nonstop1h 49mFrontier
Sat 8/36:55 pmBWI - MDW
Nonstop1h 56mFrontier
Deal found 7/20$158
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Sat 8/33:14 pmMDW - BWI
Nonstop1h 49mFrontier
Mon 8/53:50 pmBWI - MDW
Nonstop1h 56mFrontier
Deal found 7/22$161
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Wed 7/316:46 pmORD - BWI
1 stop12h 54mSpirit Airlines
Tue 8/68:41 pmBWI - ORD
1 stop14h 02mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 7/20$162

One-way flights to Washington, D.C. from Chicago

Search for one-way flight options from Chicago to Washington, D.C.. Find affordable one-way fares based on user searches. Compare prices and availability to plan your one-way journey according to your preferred dates and budget. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 2,674,588 searches. Data last updated July 22, 2024.
If you're seeking multiple options on one-way flights from Chicago to Washington, D.C., be sure to check out these deals, which are updated often. For those needing a return trip from Chicago, there is a search form available above.
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Mon 10/213:28 pmMDW - BWI
Nonstop1h 51mFrontier
Deal found 7/20$44
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Sat 8/103:14 pmMDW - BWI
Nonstop1h 49mFrontier
Deal found 7/21$45
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Mon 10/71:19 pmMDW - BWI
Nonstop1h 47mFrontier
Deal found 7/21$46
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Sat 12/78:59 pmORD - BWI
1 stop9h 34mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 7/21$48
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Fri 8/164:01 pmMDW - BWI
Nonstop1h 49mFrontier
Deal found 7/21$50
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Sat 8/103:14 pmMDW - BWI
Nonstop1h 49mFrontier
Deal found 7/21$51
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Tue 8/277:31 pmORD - BWI
1 stop11h 48mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 7/22$52
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Fri 8/912:11 pmMDW - BWI
Nonstop1h 49mFrontier
Deal found 7/21$54
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Tue 8/207:31 pmORD - BWI
1 stop11h 48mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 7/21$54

Find flights from Chicago to Washington, D.C. within your budget

Customize your flight search to find flights from Chicago to Washington, D.C. that fit within your specific budget. Explore options based on user searches and filter the results based on your desired price range. Find flights that match your budget for a cost-effective journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 2,674,588 searches. Data last updated July 22, 2024.

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$58 - $139

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Chicago MidwayBaltimore/Washington

MDW - BWI

MDWBWI

Chicago Midway

Wed 10/9

Nonstop1h 51m

Baltimore/Washington

Wed 10/16

Nonstop1h 59m

$58

Chicago MidwayBaltimore/Washington

MDW - BWI

MDWBWI

Chicago Midway

Wed 8/21

Nonstop1h 49m

Baltimore/Washington

Mon 8/26

Nonstop1h 56m

$63

Chicago MidwayBaltimore/Washington

MDW - BWI

MDWBWI

Chicago Midway

Thu 9/19

Nonstop1h 47m

Baltimore/Washington

Mon 9/23

Nonstop1h 56m

$68

Chicago O'Hare IntlWashington, D.C. Reagan-National

ORD - DCA

ORDDCA

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Fri 8/23

1 stop10h 10m

Washington, D.C. Reagan-National

Mon 8/26

1 stop27h 17m

$86

Chicago O'Hare IntlWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl

ORD - IAD

ORDIAD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Fri 8/23

Nonstop2h 00m

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

Mon 8/26

Nonstop2h 04m

$86

Chicago O'Hare IntlBaltimore/Washington

ORD - BWI

ORDBWI

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Tue 8/20

1 stop11h 48m

Baltimore/Washington

Tue 8/27

1 stop13h 56m

$96

Chicago O'Hare IntlBaltimore/Washington

ORD - BWI

ORDBWI

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Wed 8/21

1 stop20h 21m

Baltimore/Washington

Tue 8/27

1 stop13h 56m

$111

Chicago O'Hare IntlWashington, D.C. Reagan-National

ORD - DCA

ORDDCA

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Sat 8/31

1 stop7h 30m

Washington, D.C. Reagan-National

Sun 9/1

1 stop6h 18m

$116

Chicago O'Hare IntlBaltimore/Washington

ORD - BWI

ORDBWI

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Thu 8/29

Nonstop1h 55m

Baltimore/Washington

Mon 9/2

Nonstop2h 14m

$139

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How far ahead should I book a flight from Chicago to Washington, D.C.?

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a round-trip flight from Chicago to Washington, D.C.. Price data was last updated on July 19, 2024.
The price you pay for your flight from Chicago to Washington, D.C. may vary depending on when you book. For the best chance of a lower fare, look to book 57 days in advance of your trip. Fares are likely to increase a fortnight or so before your departure date.
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What is the cheapest day to fly from Chicago to Washington, D.C.?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly round-trip from Chicago to Washington, D.C.. Price data was last updated on July 21, 2024.
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Travelers seeking maximum savings on their Chicago to Washington, D.C. flight should consider departing on Wednesday afternoons when fares are most often at their lowest. Sunday at noon flights should be avoided if possible as fares are typically the most expensive at this time.
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Best time to book a flight from Chicago to Washington, D.C.

Have a flexible travel schedule? Discover the best time to fly to Washington, D.C. from Chicago with our price prediction graph.
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Temperature and rainfall in Washington, D.C. by month

Plan your trip to Washington, D.C. by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.

WAS

Temperature

35.6 - 80.6 °F

If weather is an important factor for your trip to Washington, D.C., use this chart to help with planning. For those seeking warmer temperatures, July is the ideal time of year to visit, when temperatures reach an average of 80.6 F. Travelers looking to avoid the cold should look outside of January, when temperatures are typically at their lowest (around 35.6 F).

Reviews of airlines servicing Washington, D.C.

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to Washington, D.C.. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to Washington, D.C.. Reviews last updated July 22, 2024.
Get a feel of what it's like to fly with United Airlines, Delta and Southwest from Chicago to Washington, D.C. by reading reviews from past customers. In addition to providing an overall rating, users have also rated airlines in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8.0
Very good
9,684 reviews

Comfort

7.9

Crew

8.6

Entertainment

8.0

Overall

8.0

Food

7.4

Boarding

8.2

Reviews

1 / 10

One of the worst flights ever. I got to the airport early for my 6:48 pm flight and tried to get on the 4:30 ish flight. The gate agent was one of the worst customer service people in my 20 yrs of flying Delta. Very rude and wouldn’t even talk to me about riding standby. Then flight took off 3 hrs late and when Landed in Atlanta, the gate people wouldn’t even try to get me on the plane. It was still there but door was closed. For all of my almost 2 million miles, the worst experience from Delta. I am highly disappointed as it was not my fault I have to sleep in Atlanta and not Jacksonville Florida

8.0
Very good
9,684 reviews
8.0
Very good
9,684 reviews

Comfort

7.9

Crew

8.6

Entertainment

8.0

Overall

8.0

Food

7.4

Boarding

8.2

Reviews

1 / 10

One of the worst flights ever. I got to the airport early for my 6:48 pm flight and tried to get on the 4:30 ish flight. The gate agent was one of the worst customer service people in my 20 yrs of flying Delta. Very rude and wouldn’t even talk to me about riding standby. Then flight took off 3 hrs late and when Landed in Atlanta, the gate people wouldn’t even try to get me on the plane. It was still there but door was closed. For all of my almost 2 million miles, the worst experience from Delta. I am highly disappointed as it was not my fault I have to sleep in Atlanta and not Jacksonville Florida

7.7
Good
343 reviews
8.0
Very good
9,684 reviews

Comfort

7.9

Crew

8.6

Entertainment

8.0

Overall

8.0

Food

7.4

Boarding

8.2

Reviews

1 / 10

One of the worst flights ever. I got to the airport early for my 6:48 pm flight and tried to get on the 4:30 ish flight. The gate agent was one of the worst customer service people in my 20 yrs of flying Delta. Very rude and wouldn’t even talk to me about riding standby. Then flight took off 3 hrs late and when Landed in Atlanta, the gate people wouldn’t even try to get me on the plane. It was still there but door was closed. For all of my almost 2 million miles, the worst experience from Delta. I am highly disappointed as it was not my fault I have to sleep in Atlanta and not Jacksonville Florida

7.6
Good
4,024 reviews
8.0
Very good
9,684 reviews

Comfort

7.9

Crew

8.6

Entertainment

8.0

Overall

8.0

Food

7.4

Boarding

8.2

Reviews

1 / 10

One of the worst flights ever. I got to the airport early for my 6:48 pm flight and tried to get on the 4:30 ish flight. The gate agent was one of the worst customer service people in my 20 yrs of flying Delta. Very rude and wouldn’t even talk to me about riding standby. Then flight took off 3 hrs late and when Landed in Atlanta, the gate people wouldn’t even try to get me on the plane. It was still there but door was closed. For all of my almost 2 million miles, the worst experience from Delta. I am highly disappointed as it was not my fault I have to sleep in Atlanta and not Jacksonville Florida

7.4
Good
10,000 reviews
8.0
Very good
9,684 reviews

Comfort

7.9

Crew

8.6

Entertainment

8.0

Overall

8.0

Food

7.4

Boarding

8.2

Reviews

1 / 10

One of the worst flights ever. I got to the airport early for my 6:48 pm flight and tried to get on the 4:30 ish flight. The gate agent was one of the worst customer service people in my 20 yrs of flying Delta. Very rude and wouldn’t even talk to me about riding standby. Then flight took off 3 hrs late and when Landed in Atlanta, the gate people wouldn’t even try to get me on the plane. It was still there but door was closed. For all of my almost 2 million miles, the worst experience from Delta. I am highly disappointed as it was not my fault I have to sleep in Atlanta and not Jacksonville Florida

7.4
Good
2,754 reviews
8.0
Very good
9,684 reviews

Comfort

7.9

Crew

8.6

Entertainment

8.0

Overall

8.0

Food

7.4

Boarding

8.2

Reviews

1 / 10

One of the worst flights ever. I got to the airport early for my 6:48 pm flight and tried to get on the 4:30 ish flight. The gate agent was one of the worst customer service people in my 20 yrs of flying Delta. Very rude and wouldn’t even talk to me about riding standby. Then flight took off 3 hrs late and when Landed in Atlanta, the gate people wouldn’t even try to get me on the plane. It was still there but door was closed. For all of my almost 2 million miles, the worst experience from Delta. I am highly disappointed as it was not my fault I have to sleep in Atlanta and not Jacksonville Florida

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    Morning (6am - Noon) - 62% of flight departures
    Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 26% of flight departures
    Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 12% of flight departures

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Top 6 airlines flying from Chicago to Washington, D.C.

Discover the top 6 airlines that operate flights from Chicago to Washington, D.C.. Compare their services, reliability, and customer satisfaction ratings to choose the airline that best suits your travel preferences and needs. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 2,674,588 searches. Data last updated July 22, 2024.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-time
FrontierCheapest$63Average$156FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time62%
Spirit AirlinesCheapest$77Average$163FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time65%
American AirlinesCheapest$138Average$291FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%
United AirlinesCheapest$146Average$303FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%
JetBlueCheapest$155Average$246FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time62%
DeltaCheapest$176Average$364FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/A