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
199 USD for flights from Washington DC to Chicago leaving on 3/31/2017 and returning on 4/21/2017
Low 89 USD
199 USD
High 365 USD
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Best time to book
Cheapest time to buy a ticket for Washington DC — Chicago is approximately 51 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 February. Most expensive are November and December.
Currently the cheapest days to fly this route are between March and April.
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.
Popular airlines for this route are Spirit Airlines, Delta Air Lines and Major US Carrier.
Impact on price (additional fees may apply)
Spirit Airlines
+9%
Delta Air Lines
+16%
Major US Carrier
+34%
United Airlines
+34%
Airtran Airways
+35%
American Airlines
+37%
Best time to fly
Washington DC to Chicago flights are approximately 3% more expensive in the afternoon than in the evening.
Afternoon 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 41 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
+0%
Baltimore-O'Hare Intl
+1%
Dulles Intl-Midway
+2%
Baltimore-Midway
+3%
Dulles Intl-O'Hare Intl
+4%
Direct flights
There are direct flights from Washington DC to Chicago all week with a flight time of 2 hours 0 minutes.
Direct flights available: 844 PER WEEK
Popular non-direct routes for this connection are R Reagan Nat - Port Columbus - Midway, Dulles Intl - Hartsfield Jackson - Midway and Baltimore - Myrtle Afb - O'Hare Intl.
Stop-off cities for indirect flights from Washington DC to Chicago include Port Columbus, Hartsfield Jackson and Myrtle Afb.
Direct flights available on
Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday

Get there quickly

Direct flights to Chicago from Washington DC
Return trip
Feb 21 - Feb 22
81 USD
Spirit
WAS WAS
2h 15min
Direct
CHI CHI
CHI CHI
1h 47min
Direct
WAS WAS
Return trip
Feb 20 - Feb 20
204 USD
EDreamsUS
WAS WAS
2h 14min
Direct
CHI CHI
CHI CHI
1h 46min
Direct
WAS WAS
Return trip
Feb 20 - Feb 26
239 USD
CFEDreamsUS
WAS WAS
2h 14min
Direct
CHI CHI
CHI CHI
1h 50min
Direct
WAS WAS

Go right away

Last minute flights from Washington DC to Chicago
Return trip
Feb 21 - Feb 23
88 USD
CFEDreamsUS
WAS WAS
2h 14min
Direct
CHI CHI
CHI CHI
1h 50min
Direct
WAS WAS
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 20 - Feb 26
239 USD
CFEDreamsUS
WAS WAS
2h 14min
Direct
CHI CHI
CHI CHI
1h 50min
Direct
WAS WAS

Go for less - experience more

Cheap flights from Washington DC to Chicago
Return trip
Mar 6 - Mar 10
112 USD
CFEDreamsUS
WAS WAS
2h 14min
Direct
CHI CHI
CHI CHI
1h 50min
Direct
WAS WAS
Return trip
Mar 6 - Mar 13
112 USD
FlyFarUS
WAS WAS
2h 14min
Direct
CHI CHI
CHI CHI
1h 47min
Direct
WAS WAS
Return trip
Mar 9 - Mar 11
119 USD
EDreamsUS
WAS WAS
2h 14min
Direct
CHI CHI
CHI CHI
1h 50min
Direct
WAS WAS

Coming or going?

Cheap flights from Chicago to Washington DC
Return trip
Feb 21 - Feb 23
90 USD
EDreamsUS
CHI CHI
1h 50min
Direct
WAS WAS
WAS WAS
2h 14min
Direct
CHI CHI
Return trip
Feb 20 - Apr 22
133 USD
Spirit
CHI CHI
1h 50min
Direct
WAS WAS
WAS WAS
2h 15min
Direct
CHI CHI
Return trip
Feb 20 - Feb 20
232 USD
ExploreTripDom
CHI CHI
1h 56min
Direct
WAS WAS
WAS WAS
4h 57min
1 stop
CHI CHI

Weather forecast for Chicago

Going soon? Be prepared for the weather in Chicago.

Sunday, Sunday, February 19, 2017

13°C
6°C

Monday, Monday, February 20, 2017

17°C
10°C

Tuesday, Tuesday, February 21, 2017

16°C
7°C

Wednesday, Wednesday, February 22, 2017

19°C
8°C

Thursday, Thursday, February 23, 2017

8°C
6°C

Friday, Friday, February 24, 2017

12°C
0°C

Saturday, Saturday, February 25, 2017

2°C
-2°C

Sunday, Sunday, February 26, 2017

6°C
0°C

Monday, Monday, February 27, 2017

7°C
-1°C

Tuesday, Tuesday, February 28, 2017

10°C
3°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
4.28 USD
7%
Chicago
3.99 USD
Cappuccino is 6.7% cheaper in Chicago than Washington DC
MEAL
Inexpensive
Washington DC
15.01 USD
%
Chicago
15.01 USD
Meal is 0% cheaper in Chicago than Washington DC
MILK
1 liter
Washington DC
4.05 USD
27%
Chicago
2.96 USD
Milk is 27% cheaper in Chicago than Washington DC
BUS
One-way ticket
Washington DC
2.88 USD
13%
Chicago
2.51 USD
Bus is 13% cheaper in Chicago than Washington DC
MOVIE THEATER
1 ticket
Washington DC
13.01 USD
8%
Chicago
12 USD
movie theater is 7.8% cheaper in Chicago than Washington DC
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