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
184 USD for flights from Chicago to Washington DC leaving on 3/5/2017 and returning on 3/24/2017
Low 78 USD
184 USD
High 317 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.
Chicago to Washington DC flights are usually cheapest between 1 and 2 months before 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.
Currently the cheapest days to fly this route are between March and March.
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.
Popular airlines for this route are Spirit Airlines, Delta Air Lines and Airtran Airways.
Impact on price (additional fees may apply)
Spirit Airlines
+14%
Delta Air Lines
+19%
Airtran Airways
+31%
United Airlines
+42%
American Airlines
+44%
Southwest Airlines
+47%
Best time to fly
Chicago to Washington DC flights are approximately 2% more expensive in the afternoon than in the evening.
It's generally cheaper to take evening flights from Chicago to Washington DC.
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.
Midway - R Reagan Nat tends to be 3% cheaper than O'Hare Intl - Dulles Intl.
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Impact on price
Midway-R Reagan Nat
+2%
O'Hare Intl-R Reagan Nat
+2%
O'Hare Intl-Baltimore
+4%
Midway-Dulles Intl
+5%
Midway-Baltimore
+7%
O'Hare Intl-Dulles Intl
+9%
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: 880 PER WEEK
Popular non-direct routes for this connection are O'Hare Intl - Hopkins Int - Dulles Intl, O'Hare Intl - John F Kennedy - Baltimore and Midway - Hartsfield Jackson - R Reagan Nat.
You can fly from Chicago to Washington DC indirect via Hopkins Int, John F Kennedy or Hartsfield Jackson.
Direct flights available on
Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday

Get there quickly

Direct flights to Washington DC from Chicago
Return trip
Jan 26 - Jan 31
76 USD
CFEDreamsUS
CHI CHI
1h 51min
Direct
WAS WAS
WAS WAS
2h 14min
Direct
CHI CHI
Return trip
Jan 25 - Jan 26
77 USD
OneTwoTripUS
CHI CHI
1h 48min
Direct
WAS WAS
WAS WAS
2h 14min
Direct
CHI CHI
Return trip
Jan 25 - Jan 30
138 USD
FlyFarUS
CHI CHI
1h 48min
Direct
WAS WAS
WAS WAS
2h 14min
Direct
CHI CHI

Go right away

Last minute flights from Chicago to Washington DC
Return trip
Jan 25 - Jan 26
77 USD
OneTwoTripUS
CHI CHI
1h 48min
Direct
WAS WAS
WAS WAS
2h 14min
Direct
CHI CHI
Return trip
Jan 27 - Jan 30
94 USD
CFEDreamsUS
CHI CHI
1h 51min
Direct
WAS WAS
WAS WAS
2h 14min
Direct
CHI CHI
Return trip
Jan 25 - Jan 30
138 USD
FlyFarUS
CHI CHI
1h 48min
Direct
WAS WAS
WAS WAS
2h 14min
Direct
CHI CHI

Go for less - experience more

Cheap flights from Chicago to Washington DC
Return trip
Feb 8 - Feb 8
78 USD
OneTwoTripUS
CHI CHI
1h 51min
Direct
WAS WAS
WAS WAS
2h 14min
Direct
CHI CHI
Return trip
Feb 7 - Feb 11
90 USD
OneTwoTripUS
CHI CHI
1h 51min
Direct
WAS WAS
WAS WAS
2h 14min
Direct
CHI CHI
Return trip
Feb 7 - Feb 10
102 USD
EDreamsUS
CHI CHI
1h 51min
Direct
WAS WAS
WAS WAS
2h 14min
Direct
CHI CHI

Coming or going?

Cheap flights from Washington DC to Chicago
Return trip
Jan 24 - Jan 30
74 USD
OneTwoTripUS
WAS WAS
2h 14min
Direct
CHI CHI
CHI CHI
1h 51min
Direct
WAS WAS
Return trip
Jan 24 - Feb 1
104 USD
OneTwoTripUS
WAS WAS
2h 14min
Direct
CHI CHI
CHI CHI
1h 51min
Direct
WAS WAS
Return trip
Jan 24 - Jan 26
188 USD
Orbitz
WAS WAS
2h 14min
Direct
CHI CHI
CHI CHI
1h 48min
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
3.97 USD
-9%
Washington DC
4.32 USD
Cappuccino is 8.9% more expensive in Washington DC than Chicago
MEAL
Inexpensive
Chicago
15.09 USD
%
Washington DC
15.09 USD
Meal is 0% cheaper in Washington DC than Chicago
MILK
1 liter
Chicago
2.99 USD
-36%
Washington DC
4.07 USD
Milk is 36% more expensive in Washington DC than Chicago
BUS
One-way ticket
Chicago
2.26 USD
-34%
Washington DC
3.02 USD
Bus is 34% more expensive in Washington DC than Chicago
MOVIE THEATER
1 ticket
Chicago
12.08 USD
-8%
Washington DC
13.08 USD
movie theater is 8.3% more expensive in Washington DC than Chicago
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