Flights from Washington DC to Chicago

Search and find cheap flights from Washington DC to Chicago (United States, North America)
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Expect to pay
197 USD for flights from Washington DC to Chicago leaving on 5/4/2017 and returning on 5/26/2017
Low 91 USD
197 USD
High 374 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.
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 May and May.
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
+8%
Delta Air Lines
+15%
United Airlines
+33%
Airtran Airways
+34%
Major US Carrier
+34%
Southwest Airlines
+36%
Best time to fly
Washington DC to Chicago flights are approximately 3% 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 - 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.
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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
+3%
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: 818 PER WEEK
Popular non-direct routes for this connection are R Reagan Nat - Port Columbus - O'Hare Intl, R Reagan Nat - Port Columbus - Midway and Dulles Intl - Hartsfield Jackson - Midway.
Stop-off cities for indirect flights from Washington DC to Chicago include Port Columbus, Hartsfield Jackson and Myrtle Afb.
Direct flights available on
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Saturday

Get there quickly

Direct flights to Chicago from Washington DC
Return trip
Mar 23 - Mar 25
157 USD
FlightNetworkUS
WAS WAS
2h 14min
Direct
CHI CHI
CHI CHI
1h 47min
Direct
WAS WAS
Return trip
Mar 23 - Mar 27
211 USD
CFEDreamsUS
WAS WAS
2h 14min
Direct
CHI CHI
CHI CHI
1h 50min
Direct
WAS WAS
Return trip
Mar 23 - Mar 26
277 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
Mar 23 - Mar 27
211 USD
CFEDreamsUS
WAS WAS
2h 14min
Direct
CHI CHI
CHI CHI
1h 50min
Direct
WAS WAS
Return trip
Mar 24 - Mar 27
247 USD
MyHolidaysINT
WAS WAS
5h 47min
1 stop
CHI CHI
CHI CHI
4h 54min
1 stop
WAS WAS
Return trip
Mar 23 - Mar 26
277 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
Apr 6 - Apr 11
139 USD
FlyFarUS
WAS WAS
2h 15min
Direct
CHI CHI
CHI CHI
1h 49min
Direct
WAS WAS
Return trip
Apr 6 - Apr 18
167 USD
CheapTickets
WAS WAS
2h 15min
Direct
CHI CHI
CHI CHI
1h 49min
Direct
WAS WAS
Return trip
Apr 6 - Apr 19
167 USD
Orbitz
WAS WAS
2h 15min
Direct
CHI CHI
CHI CHI
1h 49min
Direct
WAS WAS

Coming or going?

Cheap flights from Chicago to Washington DC
Return trip
Mar 23 - Mar 26
219 USD
KissAndFlyUS
CHI CHI
3h 41min
1 stop
WAS WAS
WAS WAS
3h 55min
1 stop
CHI CHI
Return trip
Mar 23 - Mar 27
219 USD
KissAndFlyUS
CHI CHI
5h 42min
1 stop
WAS WAS
WAS WAS
5h 50min
1 stop
CHI CHI
Return trip
Mar 24 - May 21
266 USD
EDreamsUS
CHI CHI
1h 47min
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
4.37 USD
9%
Chicago
3.96 USD
Cappuccino is 9.4% cheaper in Chicago than Washington DC
MEAL
Inexpensive
Washington DC
15.07 USD
%
Chicago
15.07 USD
Meal is 0% cheaper in Chicago than Washington DC
MILK
1 liter
Washington DC
3.97 USD
27%
Chicago
2.88 USD
Milk is 27% cheaper in Chicago than Washington DC
BUS
One-way ticket
Washington DC
2.77 USD
18%
Chicago
2.26 USD
Bus is 18% cheaper in Chicago than Washington DC
MOVIE THEATER
1 ticket
Washington DC
13.06 USD
8%
Chicago
12.05 USD
movie theater is 7.7% cheaper in Chicago than Washington DC
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