Cheap flights from Chicago to Wilmington (CHI - ILM)

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The best prices from Chicago to Wilmington are usually found in July or September, booked 36 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Tuesday and return on a Sunday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Chicago (CHI) to Wilmington (ILM)

All the information you need to plan the best CHI to ILM flight in 2021: compare Chicago to Wilmington flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Wilmington.
CHI - ILM
Price
$240 - $432

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 22% potential price rise

Cheapest in

July

Best time to find cheap flights, 29% potential price drop

Average price

$339

Average for round-trip flights in June 2021

Round-trip from

$240

From Chicago to Wilmington

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 to Wilmington?

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Tuesday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of August. Prices to Wilmington from Chicago average $381. You can even find prices in August for less than $381, as users have found deals to Wilmington from as low as $214. The month of April appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Wilmington from Chicago. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 37%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago to Wilmington (CHI - ILM)?

It’s optimal to fly from Chicago to Wilmington at noon. By choosing this option you can save up to 33% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Wilmington in June, July 2021

The best prices found for CHI to ILM flights for June, July
30 Jul - 2 Aug
$247pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
30 Jul - 2 Aug
$254pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
28 Jul - 4 Aug
$363pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
Delta
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to Wilmington 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Wilmington from Chicago found for this year
21 Aug - 27 Aug
$239pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
28 Sep - 5 Oct
$242pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
28 Sep - 7 Oct
$243pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Non-stop flights to Wilmington from Chicago

Save time with Chicago to Wilmington direct flight deals
21 Aug - 27 Aug
$239pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
27 Aug - 29 Aug
$259pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
22 Aug - 27 Aug
$358pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Last minute flights from Chicago to Wilmington

Late deals on round-trip flights to Wilmington from Chicago, departing today and this week
25 Jun - 1 Jul
$429pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
25 Jun - 1 Jul
$437pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
25 Jun - 1 Jul
$444pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to Wilmington from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Wilmington
5:19 am - 5:34 pm
American Airlines
2 Stops
11h 15m
ORD - ILM
American Airlines
10:10 am - 8:41 am
United Airlines
2 Stops
21h 31m
ORD - ILM
United Airlines
$477
United
2:00 am - 9:32 am
Delta
1 Stop
6h 32m
MDW - ILM
Delta
$559
Delta

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Chicago to Wilmington

Are flight prices decreasing from Chicago to Wilmington 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 Wilmington 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.

Which airlines flying from Chicago to Wilmington New Hanover County have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

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

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

Located just 4.3 mi from the city center, Wilmington New Hanover County is the airport most travelers will use when flying to Wilmington from Chicago. Booking flights from Chicago to New Hanover County (ILM) should be relatively easy as there is 1 daily inbound flight from Chicago from 3 different airlines.

Can I find flights from Chicago to Wilmington for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Wilmington for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on American Airlines for just $239, but on average you can expect to pay $260.

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

Cheapflights has at least 18 direct flights from Chicago to Wilmington under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Chicago to Wilmington is less than $466.

Are there last-minute flights available from Chicago to Wilmington for under $500?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Chicago to Wilmington within the next 7 days for less than $500.

Is Chicago weather warmer or cooler than Wilmington?

With an average temperature of 86 °F, peak weather can be found in July. As a traveler, expect to see changes in flight prices during that period. The temperatures in Wilmington are hotter than in Chicago.

How long is the flight from Chicago to Wilmington?

Airlines like American Airlines, United Airlines, and Delta fly from Chicago to Wilmington in about 2h 11m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 1h 34m. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both nonstop flights and flights with stops.

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

According to our current data, American Airlines ($239), United Airlines ($242), and Delta ($254) offers the cheapest pricing from Chicago to Wilmington. American Airlines is 29% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Chicago to Wilmington are United Airlines ($198), American Airlines ($245), and Delta ($301).

Alternative routes for Chicago to Wilmington

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

Destination information for Wilmington

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Chicago to Wilmington.
Flight duration
2h 24m

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing Wilmington

Top 3 airlines flying from Chicago to Wilmington

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Chicago to Wilmington 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
Delta
$147 $276 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$187 $333 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$184 $341 No cancel fee 71%

Hourly flight availability from Chicago to Wilmington

See what time of day planes typically take off from Chicago towards Wilmington.
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Weekly flight availability
from Chicago to Wilmington
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Chicago to Wilmington.
Sunday
1 daily flight
Monday
1 daily flight
Tuesday
1 daily flight
Wednesday
1 daily flight
Thursday
1 daily flight
Friday
1 daily flight
Saturday
2 daily flights
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