Flights from Washington DC to Chicago

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

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Expect to pay
213 USD for flights from Washington DC to Chicago leaving on 9/28/2017 and returning on 10/20/2017
Low 91 USD
213 USD
High 412 USD
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Best time to book
Cheapest time to buy a ticket for Washington DC — Chicago is approximately 60 days to departure.
Normally the best deals on Washington DC to Chicago flights are available 1 to 2 months prior to departure.
Days before departure
Best month
Cheapest time of year to fly to Chicago from Washington DC is January and September. Most expensive are November and December.
Washington DC to Chicago flights are currently cheapest between September and October.
Impact on price
Cheapest airline
According to our data, Spirit Airlines, Delta Air Lines and Major US Carrier are the cheapest airlines to fly this route.
momondo users most frequently choose to fly from Washington DC to Chicago with either Spirit Airlines, Delta Air Lines or Major US Carrier.
Impact on price (additional fees may apply)
Spirit Airlines
+13%
Delta Air Lines
+19%
Major US Carrier
+23%
United Airlines
+32%
Air Canada Rouge
+38%
US Airways
+40%
Best time to fly
Washington DC to Chicago flights are approximately 5% more expensive in the noon than in the evening.
Noon flights tend to be the most expensive.
Impact on price
Cheapest day
Friday 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 Friday.
Impact on price
Cheapest route
Fly R Reagan Nat - Midway for the best Washington DC to Chicago flight prices saving up to 2% on average.
R Reagan Nat - Midway tends to be 2% cheaper than Baltimore - O'Hare Intl.
momondo compares flights to Chicago from Washington DC from 49 different sites.
Impact on price
R Reagan Nat-Midway
+0%
Baltimore-Midway
+5%
R Reagan Nat-O'Hare Intl
+5%
Dulles Intl-Midway
+5%
Dulles Intl-O'Hare Intl
+9%
Baltimore-O'Hare Intl
+9%
Direct flights
There are direct flights from Washington DC to Chicago all week with a flight time of 1 hours 57 minutes.
Direct flights available: 805 PER WEEK
Popular non-direct routes for this connection are Baltimore - Detroit Metro - O'Hare Intl, R Reagan Nat - Port Columbus - O'Hare Intl and R Reagan Nat - Detroit Metro - Midway.
You can fly from Washington DC to Chicago indirect via Detroit Metro, Port Columbus or Hartsfield Jackson.
Direct flights available on
Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday

Get there quickly

Direct flights to Chicago from Washington DC
Return trip
Aug 17 - Aug 18
117 USD
CFEDreamsUS
WAS WAS
2h 9min
Direct
CHI CHI
CHI CHI
1h 52min
Direct
WAS WAS
Return trip
Aug 17 - Aug 17
122 USD
ExploreTripDom
WAS WAS
2h 9min
Direct
CHI CHI
CHI CHI
1h 48min
Direct
WAS WAS
Return trip
Aug 17 - Aug 21
133 USD
EDreamsUS
WAS WAS
2h 9min
Direct
CHI CHI
CHI CHI
1h 52min
Direct
WAS WAS

Go right away

Last minute flights from Washington DC to Chicago
Return trip
Aug 17 - Aug 18
117 USD
CFEDreamsUS
WAS WAS
2h 9min
Direct
CHI CHI
CHI CHI
1h 52min
Direct
WAS WAS
Return trip
Aug 17 - Aug 17
122 USD
ExploreTripDom
WAS WAS
2h 9min
Direct
CHI CHI
CHI CHI
1h 48min
Direct
WAS WAS
Return trip
Aug 17 - Aug 21
133 USD
EDreamsUS
WAS WAS
2h 9min
Direct
CHI CHI
CHI CHI
1h 52min
Direct
WAS WAS

Go for less - experience more

Cheap flights from Washington DC to Chicago
Return trip
Aug 31 - Sep 3
142 USD
ExploreTripDom
WAS WAS
2h 9min
Direct
CHI CHI
CHI CHI
1h 52min
Direct
WAS WAS
Return trip
Aug 31 - Sep 2
144 USD
EDreamsUS
WAS WAS
2h 9min
Direct
CHI CHI
CHI CHI
1h 48min
Direct
WAS WAS
Return trip
Aug 31 - Sep 5
147 USD
EDreamsUS
WAS WAS
2h 9min
Direct
CHI CHI
CHI CHI
1h 48min
Direct
WAS WAS

Coming or going?

Cheap flights from Chicago to Washington DC
Return trip
Aug 17 - Aug 22
94 USD
Smartfares
CHI CHI
1h 48min
Direct
WAS WAS
WAS WAS
2h 9min
Direct
CHI CHI
Return trip
Aug 17 - Aug 23
94 USD
Smartfares
CHI CHI
1h 48min
Direct
WAS WAS
WAS WAS
2h 9min
Direct
CHI CHI
Return trip
Aug 17 - Aug 20
122 USD
ExploreTripDom
CHI CHI
1h 48min
Direct
WAS WAS
WAS WAS
2h 9min
Direct
CHI CHI

Weather forecast for Chicago

Going soon? Be prepared for the weather in Chicago.

Monday, Monday, July 17, 2017

27°C
18°C

Tuesday, Tuesday, July 18, 2017

32°C
20°C

Wednesday, Wednesday, July 19, 2017

32°C
21°C

Thursday, Thursday, July 20, 2017

33°C
21°C

Friday, Friday, July 21, 2017

30°C
23°C

Saturday, Saturday, July 22, 2017

30°C
24°C

Sunday, Sunday, July 23, 2017

30°C
24°C

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

Compare the costs of everyday items in Washington DC and Chicago
CAPPUCCINO
Regular
Washington DC
4.36 USD
10%
Chicago
3.94 USD
Cappuccino is 9.7% cheaper in Chicago than Washington DC
MEAL
Inexpensive
Washington DC
14.97 USD
%
Chicago
14.97 USD
Meal is 0% cheaper in Chicago than Washington DC
MILK
1 liter
Washington DC
3.72 USD
20%
Chicago
2.98 USD
Milk is 20% cheaper in Chicago than Washington DC
BUS
One-way ticket
Washington DC
2.49 USD
10%
Chicago
2.24 USD
Bus is 9.9% cheaper in Chicago than Washington DC
MOVIE THEATER
1 ticket
Washington DC
12.97 USD
4%
Chicago
12.46 USD
movie theater is 3.9% cheaper in Chicago than Washington DC
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