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
200 USD for flights from Washington DC to Chicago leaving on 7/31/2017 and returning on 8/25/2017
Low 94 USD
200 USD
High 393 USD
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Best time to book
Cheapest time to buy a ticket for Washington DC — Chicago is approximately 57 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 May. Most expensive are November and December.
The cheapest flights from Washington DC to Chicago are currently available between July and August.
Impact on price
Cheapest airline
According to our data, Delta Air Lines, Spirit Airlines and Airtran Airways are the cheapest airlines to fly this route.
Delta Air Lines, Spirit Airlines and Airtran Airways are the most popular choices flying from Washington DC to Chicago.
Impact on price (additional fees may apply)
Delta Air Lines
+21%
Spirit Airlines
+23%
Airtran Airways
+31%
Major US Carrier
+31%
United Airlines
+36%
US Airways
+39%
Best time to fly
Washington DC to Chicago flights are approximately 5% more expensive in the noon 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 - Midway 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 - Midway.
We scan 44 sites offering flights from Washington DC to Chicago to find all the best options.
Impact on price
R Reagan Nat-Midway
+0%
R Reagan Nat-O'Hare Intl
+1%
Dulles Intl-Midway
+1%
Baltimore-Midway
+3%
Baltimore-O'Hare Intl
+5%
Dulles Intl-O'Hare Intl
+5%
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: 735 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 Nth Kentucky.
Direct flights available on
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Get there quickly

Direct flights to Chicago from Washington DC
Return trip
Jun 24 - Jun 27
128 USD
CFEDreamsUS
WAS WAS
2h 9min
Direct
CHI CHI
CHI CHI
1h 52min
Direct
WAS WAS
Return trip
Jun 24 - Jun 24
146 USD
EDreamsUS
WAS WAS
2h 9min
Direct
CHI CHI
CHI CHI
1h 48min
Direct
WAS WAS
Return trip
Jun 24 - Jun 26
159 USD
CFEDreamsUS
WAS WAS
2h 9min
Direct
CHI CHI
CHI CHI
1h 48min
Direct
WAS WAS

Go right away

Last minute flights from Washington DC to Chicago
Return trip
Jun 25 - Jun 27
265 USD
OmegaTravelUS
WAS WAS
4h 47min
1 stop
CHI CHI
CHI CHI
1h 53min
Direct
WAS WAS
Return trip
Jun 25 - Jun 28
265 USD
OmegaTravelUS
WAS WAS
4h 47min
1 stop
CHI CHI
CHI CHI
1h 54min
Direct
WAS WAS
Return trip
Jun 24 - Jun 25
295 USD
GoToGateUS
WAS WAS
1h 55min
Direct
CHI CHI
CHI CHI
1h 45min
Direct
WAS WAS

Go for less - experience more

Cheap flights from Washington DC to Chicago
Return trip
Jul 8 - Jul 11
135 USD
EDreamsUS
WAS WAS
2h 9min
Direct
CHI CHI
CHI CHI
1h 52min
Direct
WAS WAS
Return trip
Jul 8 - Jul 18
146 USD
EDreamsUS
WAS WAS
2h 9min
Direct
CHI CHI
CHI CHI
1h 52min
Direct
WAS WAS
Return trip
Jul 8 - Jul 10
155 USD
Cheapoair
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
Jun 24 - Jun 27
105 USD
CFEDreamsUS
CHI CHI
1h 48min
Direct
WAS WAS
WAS WAS
2h 9min
Direct
CHI CHI
Return trip
Jun 24 - Jul 1
150 USD
CFEDreamsUS
CHI CHI
1h 52min
Direct
WAS WAS
WAS WAS
2h 9min
Direct
CHI CHI
Return trip
Jun 24 - Jun 26
356 USD
Smartfares
CHI CHI
1h 48min
Direct
WAS WAS
WAS WAS
2h 9min
Direct
CHI CHI

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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
4.39 USD
10%
Chicago
3.94 USD
Cappuccino is 10% 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
3.82 USD
23%
Chicago
2.95 USD
Milk is 23% cheaper in Chicago than Washington DC
BUS
One-way ticket
Washington DC
2.76 USD
18%
Chicago
2.25 USD
Bus is 18% cheaper in Chicago than Washington DC
MOVIE THEATER
1 ticket
Washington DC
13 USD
8%
Chicago
12.01 USD
movie theater is 7.6% cheaper in Chicago than Washington DC
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