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
194 USD for flights from Washington DC to Chicago leaving on 6/5/2017 and returning on 6/30/2017
Low 92 USD
194 USD
High 378 USD
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Best time to book
Cheapest time to buy a ticket for Washington DC — Chicago is approximately 59 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 May. Most expensive are July and December.
The cheapest flights from Washington DC to Chicago are currently available between June and June.
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.
Spirit Airlines, Delta Air Lines and Airtran Airways are the most popular choices flying from Washington DC to Chicago.
Impact on price (additional fees may apply)
Spirit Airlines
+18%
Delta Air Lines
+24%
Airtran Airways
+34%
United Airlines
+40%
US Airways
+43%
Major US Carrier
+44%
Best time to fly
Washington DC to Chicago 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
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 - O'Hare Intl for the best Washington DC to Chicago flight prices saving up to 1% on average.
R Reagan Nat - O'Hare Intl tends to be 1% cheaper than Dulles Intl - O'Hare Intl.
We scan 44 sites offering flights from Washington DC to Chicago to find all the best options.
Impact on price
R Reagan Nat-O'Hare Intl
+0%
R Reagan Nat-Midway
+1%
Baltimore-O'Hare Intl
+2%
Dulles Intl-Midway
+2%
Baltimore-Midway
+3%
Dulles Intl-O'Hare Intl
+3%
Direct flights
There are direct flights from Washington DC to Chicago all week with a flight time of 1 hours 54 minutes.
Direct flights available: 838 PER WEEK
Popular non-direct routes for this connection are R Reagan Nat - Port Columbus - O'Hare Intl, R Reagan Nat - Detroit Metro - Midway and Dulles Intl - Hartsfield Jackson - Midway.
You can fly from Washington DC to Chicago indirect via Port Columbus, Detroit Metro or Hartsfield Jackson.
Direct flights available on
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Monday
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Wednesday
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Saturday

Get there quickly

Direct flights to Chicago from Washington DC
Return trip
Apr 29 - May 2
118 USD
CFEDreamsUS
WAS WAS
2h 9min
Direct
CHI CHI
CHI CHI
1h 52min
Direct
WAS WAS
Return trip
Apr 29 - May 3
124 USD
OneTravel
WAS WAS
2h 9min
Direct
CHI CHI
CHI CHI
1h 47min
Direct
WAS WAS
Return trip
Apr 29 - May 1
145 USD
OneTravel
WAS WAS
2h 9min
Direct
CHI CHI
CHI CHI
1h 47min
Direct
WAS WAS

Go right away

Last minute flights from Washington DC to Chicago
Return trip
Apr 29 - May 4
217 USD
OneTravel
WAS WAS
2h 9min
Direct
CHI CHI
CHI CHI
1h 47min
Direct
WAS WAS
Return trip
Apr 30 - May 4
217 USD
OneTravel
WAS WAS
2h 9min
Direct
CHI CHI
CHI CHI
1h 47min
Direct
WAS WAS
Return trip
Apr 29 - Apr 30
314 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
May 13 - May 23
125 USD
OneTravel
WAS WAS
2h 9min
Direct
CHI CHI
CHI CHI
1h 47min
Direct
WAS WAS
Return trip
May 13 - May 15
145 USD
OneTravel
WAS WAS
2h 9min
Direct
CHI CHI
CHI CHI
1h 47min
Direct
WAS WAS
Return trip
May 13 - May 14
147 USD
OneTravel
WAS WAS
2h 9min
Direct
CHI CHI
CHI CHI
1h 52min
Direct
WAS WAS

Coming or going?

Cheap flights from Chicago to Washington DC
Return trip
Apr 29 - May 2
125 USD
OneTravel
CHI CHI
1h 47min
Direct
WAS WAS
WAS WAS
2h 9min
Direct
CHI CHI
Return trip
Apr 29 - Apr 30
166 USD
OneTravel
CHI CHI
1h 52min
Direct
WAS WAS
WAS WAS
2h 9min
Direct
CHI CHI
Return trip
Apr 29 - May 1
314 USD
EDreamsUS
CHI CHI
1h 52min
Direct
WAS WAS
WAS WAS
2h 9min
Direct
CHI CHI

Weather forecast for Chicago

Going soon? Be prepared for the weather in Chicago.

Friday, Friday, April 28, 2017

15°C
8°C

Saturday, Saturday, April 29, 2017

8°C
-2°C

Sunday, Sunday, April 30, 2017

11°C
3°C

Monday, Monday, May 1, 2017

12°C
6°C

Tuesday, Tuesday, May 2, 2017

13°C
6°C

Wednesday, Wednesday, May 3, 2017

11°C
6°C

Thursday, Thursday, May 4, 2017

12°C
6°C

Friday, Friday, May 5, 2017

13°C
7°C

Saturday, Saturday, May 6, 2017

15°C
9°C

Sunday, Sunday, May 7, 2017

18°C
9°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
4.37 USD
9%
Chicago
3.99 USD
Cappuccino is 8.7% cheaper in Chicago than Washington DC
MEAL
Inexpensive
Washington DC
15.05 USD
%
Chicago
15.05 USD
Meal is 0% cheaper in Chicago than Washington DC
MILK
1 liter
Washington DC
3.9 USD
24%
Chicago
2.96 USD
Milk is 24% cheaper in Chicago than Washington DC
BUS
One-way ticket
Washington DC
2.76 USD
9%
Chicago
2.51 USD
Bus is 9.1% cheaper in Chicago than Washington DC
MOVIE THEATER
1 ticket
Washington DC
13.04 USD
8%
Chicago
12.04 USD
movie theater is 7.7% cheaper in Chicago than Washington DC
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