Flights from Chicago to Washington DC

Search and find cheap flights from Chicago to Washington DC (United States, North America)
Search and find cheap flights from Chicago to Washington DC (United States, North America)

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Expect to pay
212 USD for flights from Chicago to Washington DC leaving on 5/7/2017 and returning on 5/26/2017
Low 85 USD
212 USD
High 314 USD
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Best time to book
Cheapest time to buy a ticket for Chicago — Washington DC is approximately 45 days to departure.
Normally the best deals on Chicago to Washington DC flights are available 1 to 2 months prior to departure.
Days before departure
Best month
Cheapest time of year to fly to Washington DC from Chicago is January and February. Most expensive are November and December.
Chicago to Washington DC flights are currently cheapest between May and May.
Impact on price
Cheapest airline
According to our data, Spirit Airlines, Delta Air Lines and Airtran Airways are the cheapest airlines to fly this route.
momondo users most frequently choose to fly from Chicago to Washington DC with either Spirit Airlines, Delta Air Lines or Airtran Airways.
Impact on price (additional fees may apply)
Spirit Airlines
+11%
Delta Air Lines
+17%
Airtran Airways
+29%
United Airlines
+39%
American Airlines
+43%
Major US Carrier
+43%
Best time to fly
Chicago to Washington DC flights are approximately 3% more expensive in the noon than in the evening.
Noon flights tend to be the most expensive.
Impact on price
Cheapest day
Sunday is normally the most expensive day to fly, whilst Tuesday tends to be the cheapest.
Cheapest day of week is typically Tuesday and the most expensive is typically Sunday.
Impact on price
Cheapest route
Fly Midway - R Reagan Nat for the best Chicago to Washington DC flight prices saving up to 3% on average.
Of the possible routes between Chicago and Washington DC best prices tend to be found on Midway - R Reagan Nat.
We scan 42 sites offering flights from Chicago to Washington DC to find all the best options.
Impact on price
Midway-R Reagan Nat
+1%
O'Hare Intl-R Reagan Nat
+2%
O'Hare Intl-Baltimore
+4%
Midway-Dulles Intl
+5%
Midway-Baltimore
+6%
O'Hare Intl-Dulles Intl
+8%
Direct flights
There are direct flights from Chicago to Washington DC all week with a flight time of 1 hours 41 minutes.
Direct flights available: 900 PER WEEK
Popular non-direct routes for this connection are O'Hare Intl - Nth Kentucky - Dulles Intl, O'Hare Intl - Nth Kentucky - Baltimore and O'Hare Intl - La Guardia - R Reagan Nat.
Stop-off cities for indirect flights from Chicago to Washington DC include Nth Kentucky, La Guardia and Indianapolis Intl.
Direct flights available on
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Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday

Get there quickly

Direct flights to Washington DC from Chicago
Return trip
Mar 29 - Apr 4
113 USD
OneTravel
CHI CHI
1h 47min
Direct
WAS WAS
WAS WAS
2h 14min
Direct
CHI CHI
Return trip
Mar 29 - Mar 31
255 USD
EDreamsUS
CHI CHI
1h 50min
Direct
WAS WAS
WAS WAS
2h 14min
Direct
CHI CHI
Return trip
Mar 29 - Apr 1
285 USD
EDreamsUS
CHI CHI
1h 50min
Direct
WAS WAS
WAS WAS
2h 14min
Direct
CHI CHI

Go right away

Last minute flights from Chicago to Washington DC
Return trip
Mar 29 - Mar 29
254 USD
GoToGateUS
CHI CHI
6h 5min
1 stop
WAS WAS
WAS WAS
5h 7min
1 stop
CHI CHI
Return trip
Mar 29 - Mar 31
255 USD
EDreamsUS
CHI CHI
1h 50min
Direct
WAS WAS
WAS WAS
2h 14min
Direct
CHI CHI
Return trip
Mar 29 - Apr 1
285 USD
EDreamsUS
CHI CHI
1h 50min
Direct
WAS WAS
WAS WAS
2h 14min
Direct
CHI CHI

Go for less - experience more

Cheap flights from Chicago to Washington DC
Return trip
Apr 11 - Apr 11
122 USD
ExploreTripDom
CHI CHI
1h 57min
Direct
WAS WAS
WAS WAS
5h 30min
1 stop
CHI CHI
Return trip
Apr 11 - Apr 19
139 USD
OmegaTravelUS
CHI CHI
1h 44min
Direct
WAS WAS
WAS WAS
2h 9min
Direct
CHI CHI
Return trip
Apr 11 - Apr 25
139 USD
OmegaTravelUS
CHI CHI
1h 44min
Direct
WAS WAS
WAS WAS
2h 9min
Direct
CHI CHI

Coming or going?

Cheap flights from Washington DC to Chicago
Return trip
Mar 29 - Apr 1
157 USD
EDreamsUS
WAS WAS
2h 14min
Direct
CHI CHI
CHI CHI
1h 50min
Direct
WAS WAS
Return trip
Mar 29 - Apr 3
166 USD
OneTravel
WAS WAS
2h 14min
Direct
CHI CHI
CHI CHI
1h 47min
Direct
WAS WAS
Return trip
Mar 30 - Mar 31
166 USD
OneTravel
WAS WAS
2h 14min
Direct
CHI CHI
CHI CHI
1h 47min
Direct
WAS WAS

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So what's it going to cost once you're in Washington DC

Compare the costs of everyday items in Chicago and Washington DC
CAPPUCCINO
Regular
Chicago
3.95 USD
-9%
Washington DC
4.32 USD
Cappuccino is 9.3% more expensive in Washington DC than Chicago
MEAL
Inexpensive
Chicago
14.99 USD
%
Washington DC
14.99 USD
Meal is 0% cheaper in Washington DC than Chicago
MILK
1 liter
Chicago
2.9 USD
-34%
Washington DC
3.89 USD
Milk is 34% more expensive in Washington DC than Chicago
BUS
One-way ticket
Chicago
2.25 USD
-22%
Washington DC
2.75 USD
Bus is 22% more expensive in Washington DC than Chicago
MOVIE THEATER
1 ticket
Chicago
11.99 USD
-8%
Washington DC
12.99 USD
movie theater is 8.3% more expensive in Washington DC than Chicago
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