Cheap flights from Chicago to Wilmington (CHI - ILM)

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The best prices from Chicago to Wilmington New Hanover County 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 2022: compare Chicago to Wilmington flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Wilmington.
CHI - ILM
Price
$240 - $432
ILM
Temperature
46.4 - 80.6 °F
ILM
Precipitation
2.8 - 7.8 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 22% potential price rise

Cheapest in

July

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

Round-trip from

$240

From Chicago (CHI) to Wilmington New Hanover County

One-way from

$102

One-way flight from Chicago (CHI) to Wilmington New Hanover County

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?

Flying to your destination on a Sunday can be more expensive, but this shouldn’t discourage you from finding affordable options to get to Wilmington. Check prices with Cheapflights to find a great deal for your trip.

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

To save up to 50% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 37 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Chicago to Wilmington from $372 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $475 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Chicago to Wilmington is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the evening tend to be the most expensive. A flight at noon could potentially save you up to 33% on airfare.

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

Flights from Chicago to Wilmington lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Chicago to Wilmington in July, with the cheapest ticket starting at $169.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Wilmington in January, February 2022

The best prices found for CHI to ILM flights for January, February
9 Feb - 16 Feb
$149pp
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
22 Feb - 1 Mar
$150pp
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
7 Feb - 15 Feb
$152pp
MDW
Chicago Midway
Delta
 
1 STOP
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
Delta
 
1 STOP
MDW
Chicago Midway

Chicago to Wilmington 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Wilmington from Chicago found for this year
9 Feb - 16 Feb
$149pp
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
22 Feb - 1 Mar
$150pp
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
25 Feb - 3 Mar
$152pp
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 May - 28 May
$302pp
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 Apr - 25 Apr
$318pp
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
23 Apr - 24 Apr
$325pp
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
22 Jan - 29 Jan
$183pp
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
24 Jan - 1 Feb
$184pp
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
21 Jan - 29 Jan
$186pp
MDW
Chicago Midway
Delta
 
1 STOP
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
ILM
Wilmington New Hanover County
Delta
 
1 STOP
MDW
Chicago Midway

One-way flights to New Hanover County from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Wilmington
12:25 am - 5:13 am
American Airlines
1 Stop
3h 48m
ORD - ILM
American Airlines
1:00 am - 8:57 am
Delta
1 Stop
6h 57m
MDW - ILM
Delta
$103
Delta
4:30 am - 10:43 am
American Airlines
1 Stop
5h 13m
ORD - ILM
American Airlines

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Flight FAQs

From Chicago to Wilmington

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 are 0 daily inbound flights from Chicago from 3 different airlines.

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.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Wilmington for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on American Airlines for just $149, but on average you can expect to pay $163.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Chicago to Wilmington under $400. A good price for a nonstop flight from Chicago to Wilmington is less than $460.

Are there last-minute flights available from Chicago to Wilmington for under $200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Chicago to Wilmington within the next 7 days for less than $200.

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

Currently priced at $149, American Airlines will fly you from Chicago to Wilmington and back. In addition to American Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Check Cheapflights for deals on Delta for as low as $152. Users have found that American Airlines is 55% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

American Airlines, Delta and United Airlines are the most popular airlines when flying from Chicago to Wilmington.

What are the cheapest flights from Chicago to Wilmington?

On average you can expect to pay $244 for a flight from Chicago to Wilmington. The cheapest flight overall is $93 while the most popular route, (Chicago O'Hare Intl - Wilmington New Hanover County) is currently priced at $150.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Wilmington, NC

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

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Wilmington New Hanover County within the United States

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Chicago must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Wilmington New Hanover County.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Chicago are not required to quarantine after entering Wilmington New Hanover County.

Do I need a test to fly back to Chicago from Wilmington?

Returning to Chicago from Wilmington New Hanover County

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Wilmington New Hanover County must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Chicago.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Wilmington New Hanover County are not required to quarantine after entering Chicago.

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Alternative routes for Chicago to Wilmington

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Destination information for Wilmington

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Chicago to Wilmington.

Airports servicing Chicago

Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing Wilmington

Top 3 airlines flying from Chicago to Wilmington New Hanover County

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
American Airlines
$184 $341 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$187 $333 No cancel fee 69%
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