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
183 USD for flights from Chicago to Washington DC leaving on 4/4/2017 and returning on 4/28/2017
Low 78 USD
183 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.
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 April and April.
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
+12%
Delta Air Lines
+17%
Airtran Airways
+30%
United Airlines
+40%
American Airlines
+43%
Southwest Airlines
+45%
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
Cheapest day of week is typically Tuesday and the most expensive is typically Sunday.
Sunday is normally the most expensive day to fly, whilst Tuesday tends to be the cheapest.
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.
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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
+6%
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: 910 PER WEEK
Popular non-direct routes for this connection are O'Hare Intl - Nth Kentucky - Baltimore, O'Hare Intl - La Guardia - R Reagan Nat and O'Hare Intl - Hopkins Int - R Reagan Nat.
You can fly from Chicago to Washington DC indirect via Nth Kentucky, La Guardia or Hopkins Int.
Direct flights available on
Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday

Get there quickly

Direct flights to Washington DC from Chicago
Return trip
Feb 23 - Feb 27
71 USD
Spirit
CHI CHI
1h 47min
Direct
WAS WAS
WAS WAS
2h 15min
Direct
CHI CHI
Return trip
Feb 22 - Feb 28
81 USD
Spirit
CHI CHI
1h 47min
Direct
WAS WAS
WAS WAS
2h 15min
Direct
CHI CHI
Return trip
Feb 22 - Feb 27
85 USD
Spirit
CHI CHI
1h 47min
Direct
WAS WAS
WAS WAS
2h 15min
Direct
CHI CHI

Go right away

Last minute flights from Chicago to Washington DC
Return trip
Feb 23 - Feb 23
91 USD
FlyFarUS
CHI CHI
1h 50min
Direct
WAS WAS
WAS WAS
2h 15min
Direct
CHI CHI
Return trip
Feb 24 - Feb 27
133 USD
OneTwoTripUS
CHI CHI
1h 50min
Direct
WAS WAS
WAS WAS
2h 14min
Direct
CHI CHI
Return trip
Feb 23 - Feb 26
143 USD
Orbitz
CHI CHI
1h 47min
Direct
WAS WAS
WAS WAS
2h 14min
Direct
CHI CHI

Go for less - experience more

Cheap flights from Chicago to Washington DC
Return trip
Mar 8 - Mar 8
88 USD
OneTwoTripUS
CHI CHI
1h 50min
Direct
WAS WAS
WAS WAS
2h 15min
Direct
CHI CHI
Return trip
Mar 8 - Mar 9
105 USD
FlightNetworkUS
CHI CHI
1h 47min
Direct
WAS WAS
WAS WAS
2h 14min
Direct
CHI CHI
Return trip
Mar 8 - Mar 10
109 USD
Spirit
CHI CHI
1h 47min
Direct
WAS WAS
WAS WAS
2h 15min
Direct
CHI CHI

Coming or going?

Cheap flights from Washington DC to Chicago
Return trip
Feb 22 - Feb 23
88 USD
CFEDreamsUS
WAS WAS
2h 14min
Direct
CHI CHI
CHI CHI
1h 50min
Direct
WAS WAS
Return trip
Feb 22 - Feb 25
89 USD
EDreamsUS
WAS WAS
2h 14min
Direct
CHI CHI
CHI CHI
1h 50min
Direct
WAS WAS
Return trip
Feb 22 - Mar 1
91 USD
CFEDreamsUS
WAS WAS
2h 14min
Direct
CHI CHI
CHI CHI
1h 50min
Direct
WAS WAS

Weather forecast for Washington DC

Going soon? Be prepared for the weather in Washington DC.

Tuesday, Tuesday, February 21, 2017

14°C
8°C

Wednesday, Wednesday, February 22, 2017

20°C
13°C

Thursday, Thursday, February 23, 2017

21°C
15°C

Friday, Friday, February 24, 2017

22°C
14°C

Saturday, Saturday, February 25, 2017

18°C
4°C

Sunday, Sunday, February 26, 2017

9°C
3°C

Monday, Monday, February 27, 2017

11°C
3°C

Tuesday, Tuesday, February 28, 2017

12°C
7°C

Wednesday, Wednesday, March 1, 2017

18°C
13°C

Thursday, Thursday, March 2, 2017

16°C
5°C

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
4.01 USD
-7%
Washington DC
4.29 USD
Cappuccino is 6.9% more expensive in Washington DC than Chicago
MEAL
Inexpensive
Chicago
15.05 USD
%
Washington DC
15.05 USD
Meal is 0% cheaper in Washington DC than Chicago
MILK
1 liter
Chicago
2.97 USD
-36%
Washington DC
4.06 USD
Milk is 36% more expensive in Washington DC than Chicago
BUS
One-way ticket
Chicago
2.51 USD
-15%
Washington DC
2.89 USD
Bus is 15% more expensive in Washington DC than Chicago
MOVIE THEATER
1 ticket
Chicago
12.04 USD
-8%
Washington DC
13.04 USD
movie theater is 8.3% more expensive in Washington DC than Chicago
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