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
165 USD for flights from Washington DC to Chicago leaving on 3/1/2017 and returning on 3/24/2017
Low 90 USD
165 USD
High 366 USD
Choose my own dates
Best time to book
Cheapest time to buy a ticket for Washington DC — Chicago is approximately 51 days to departure.
Washington DC to Chicago flights are usually cheapest between 1 and 2 months before 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.
The cheapest flights from Washington DC to Chicago are currently available between March and March.
Impact on price
Cheapest airline
According to our data, Spirit Airlines, Delta Air Lines and United Airlines are the cheapest airlines to fly this route.
Spirit Airlines, Delta Air Lines and United Airlines are the most popular choices flying from Washington DC to Chicago.
Impact on price (additional fees may apply)
Spirit Airlines
+10%
Delta Air Lines
+17%
United Airlines
+34%
Major US Carrier
+35%
Airtran Airways
+35%
American Airlines
+37%
Best time to fly
Washington DC to Chicago flights are approximately 2% more expensive in the afternoon than in the evening.
It's generally cheaper to take evening flights from Washington DC to Chicago.
Impact on price
Cheapest day
Cheapest day of week is typically Tuesday and the most expensive is typically Friday.
Friday is normally the most expensive day to fly, whilst Tuesday tends to be the cheapest.
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.
Of the possible routes between Washington DC and Chicago best prices tend to be found on R Reagan Nat - O'Hare Intl.
We've got 38 booking sites supporting this and nearby routes.
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: 872 PER WEEK
Popular non-direct routes for this connection are R Reagan Nat - Detroit Metro - O'Hare Intl - O'Hare Intl, R Reagan Nat - Port Columbus - Midway and R Reagan Nat - Logan Intl - O'Hare Intl.
You can fly from Washington DC to Chicago indirect via Detroit Metro, Port Columbus or Logan Intl.
Direct flights available on
Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday

Get there quickly

Direct flights to Chicago from Washington DC
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
103 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

Go right away

Last minute flights from Washington DC to Chicago
Return trip
Jan 24 - Feb 1
103 USD
OneTwoTripUS
WAS WAS
2h 14min
Direct
CHI CHI
CHI CHI
1h 51min
Direct
WAS WAS
Return trip
Jan 25 - Jan 29
154 USD
Orbitz
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

Go for less - experience more

Cheap flights from Washington DC to Chicago
Return trip
Feb 7 - Feb 8
78 USD
OneTwoTripUS
WAS WAS
2h 14min
Direct
CHI CHI
CHI CHI
1h 48min
Direct
WAS WAS
Return trip
Feb 6 - Feb 9
81 USD
FlyFarUS
WAS WAS
2h 14min
Direct
CHI CHI
CHI CHI
1h 47min
Direct
WAS WAS
Return trip
Feb 5 - Feb 7
98 USD
OneTwoTripUS
WAS WAS
2h 14min
Direct
CHI CHI
CHI CHI
1h 51min
Direct
WAS WAS

Coming or going?

Cheap flights from Chicago to Washington DC
Return trip
Jan 22 - Jan 24
96 USD
CFEDreamsUS
CHI CHI
1h 51min
Direct
WAS WAS
WAS WAS
2h 14min
Direct
CHI CHI
Return trip
Jan 22 - Jan 22
229 USD
KiwiUS
CHI CHI
1h 45min
Direct
WAS WAS
WAS WAS
24h 51min
1 stop
CHI CHI
Return trip
Jan 23 - Jan 27
234 USD
CheapBestFares
CHI CHI
1h 47min
Direct
WAS WAS
WAS WAS
5h 54min
1 stop
CHI CHI

Weather forecast for Chicago

Going soon? Be prepared for the weather in Chicago.

Saturday, Saturday, January 21, 2017

12°C
4°C

Sunday, Sunday, January 22, 2017

8°C
-4°C

Monday, Monday, January 23, 2017

5°C
2°C

Tuesday, Tuesday, January 24, 2017

4°C
-4°C

Wednesday, Wednesday, January 25, 2017

6°C
0°C

Thursday, Thursday, January 26, 2017

3°C
-3°C

Friday, Friday, January 27, 2017

1°C
-2°C

Saturday, Saturday, January 28, 2017

1°C
-3°C

Sunday, Sunday, January 29, 2017

0°C
-8°C

Monday, Monday, January 30, 2017

0°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
4.31 USD
8%
Chicago
3.96 USD
Cappuccino is 8.2% cheaper in Chicago than Washington DC
MEAL
Inexpensive
Washington DC
15.04 USD
%
Chicago
15.04 USD
Meal is 0% cheaper in Chicago than Washington DC
MILK
1 liter
Washington DC
4.05 USD
27%
Chicago
2.98 USD
Milk is 27% cheaper in Chicago than Washington DC
BUS
One-way ticket
Washington DC
3.01 USD
25%
Chicago
2.25 USD
Bus is 25% cheaper in Chicago than Washington DC
MOVIE THEATER
1 ticket
Washington DC
13.04 USD
8%
Chicago
12.03 USD
movie theater is 7.7% cheaper in Chicago than Washington DC
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