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When is the best time to fly to Chicago?

What is the absolute cheapest flight to Chicago?

In the past two weeks, users have booked deals to Chicago for $31/person, which is 94% cheaper than the average flight to Chicago. To find the cheapest price to Chicago from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.

What is the cheapest month to fly to Chicago?

In general, February is the cheapest month to fly from United States to Chicago. Due to it being the ‘off-season’ during this time, you can expect flight prices to be around $125. If you don’t want to visit Chicago in February, then you should wait until January to fly from United States, when ticket prices are also cheap, with an average price of $131.

How far in advance should I book a flight to Chicago?

The best time to book a flight to Chicago from United States is 54 days out, which is when prices tend to be around $183. Keep in mind that you might be able to find cheaper flights to Chicago at any time. In fact, our users found flights for as low as $32 in the past 72 hours.

What is the cheapest day to depart on your flight to Chicago?

According to our data, Tuesday is the cheapest day to fly to Chicago from United States. The lowest ticket price found for a Tuesday departure recently was $187. Keep in mind that prices can always vary depending on your route and whether or not you are flying domestic or international. If your travel schedule is flexible, try to avoid departing on a Sunday because tickets tend to average around $225. These prices are subject to change though, so be sure to set up a Price Alert for flights to Chicago.

What is the cheapest time of day to depart on your flight to Chicago?

In the evening is the cheapest time of day to fly from United States to Chicago when you can find flight prices for as low as $181. Flying to Chicago in the evening is an ideal time because this is during off-peak travel hours. In contrast, the most expensive time of day to depart to Chicago is in the afternoon when prices are around $223.

Is there a good place to hike near Chicago?

During the warmer months, hikers around the Chicago area find that parks like Grant Park are the best for taking long walks with their families and/or pets. Those looking for this type of experience are likely best suited to fly to Chicago in September or October.

When is it best to fly to Chicago to go sightseeing?

The best time to plan to fly to Chicago to go sightseeing would be when the temperature is not unbearable and the chance of rain is only moderate. Considering those guidelines, May or June seems like the best time of year to plan your visit.

Is there an alternative airport near Chicago?

Finding an alternative and possibly cheaper destination airport near Chicago is possible. If you are planning a flight to Chicago, consider booking flights to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport (16 mi from Chicago city center) or Chicago Greater Rockford Airport (79 mi from Chicago city center).

Is there a cheaper alternative to flying into Chicago?

The cheapest airport near Chicago is typically Chicago Midway Airport with an average price of $401/person. These prices vary based on where travelers are coming from. It is suggested that travelers looking to save money try momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.


What are the current travel restrictions for Chicago?

Currently, United States travel restrictions include travel to Chicago. The United States has restricted the entry of all foreign nationals who have passed through or have been in China, Iran, European Schengen Area, the UK, Ireland and Brazil in the past 14 days. US citizens and permanent residents who have passed through or have been in any of the above countries in the past 14 days may still enter the United States, but must arrive at one of the following airports: Atlanta (ATL), Boston (BOS), Chicago (ORD), Dallas, (DFW), Detroit (DTW), Honolulu (HNL), Los Angeles (LAX), Miami (MIA), New York (JFK or EWR), San Francisco (SFO), Seattle (SEA), and Washington (IAD). US citizens and permanent residents who have passed through or have been in any of the countries named don't have to isolate for two weeks, unless they have had close contact with someone who has COVID-19. If you are planning to travel to Chicago at this time, it is recommended that you stay up to date on current restrictions and follow proper safety measures while in public.


Chicago flight deals found on momondo

Check out some of the best fares from airports in United States to Chicago found recently by users on momondo
Cheapest
Best
Quickest
Frontier
Nov 11
DEN
Denver Intl
2h 28m
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Nov 17
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
2h 47m
DEN
Denver Intl
Spirit Airlines
Oct 27
DEN
Denver Intl
2h 25m
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Oct 27
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
2h 42m
DEN
Denver Intl
Multiple Airlines
Nov 4
DEN
Denver Intl
2h 25m
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Nov 9
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
2h 47m
DEN
Denver Intl
Spirit Airlines
Nov 2
DEN
Denver Intl
2h 25m
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Nov 5
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
2h 44m
DEN
Denver Intl
Multiple Airlines
Nov 2
DEN
Denver Intl
2h 25m
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Dec 8
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
2h 52m
DEN
Denver Intl
Frontier
Nov 6
DEN
Denver Intl
2h 30m
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Nov 9
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
2h 47m
DEN
Denver Intl

Find the cheapest one-way flights to Chicago

If you're looking for one-way flights to Chicago, view some of our deals below provided by Spirit Airlines and Frontier
Cheapest
Best
Quickest
Spirit Airlines
Oct 30
DEN
Denver Intl
2h 25m
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
Dec 3
DEN
Denver Intl
2h 26m
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Oct 27
DEN
Denver Intl
2h 25m
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Which airlines fly to Chicago?

Here you can see a selection of the most popular and cheapest airlines for flights to Chicago

Airports near Chicago

Below you will find all the airports in Chicago along with the distance from the city center

Popular routes to Chicago

Most frequently searched flights to Chicago along with the cheapest price and shortest flight duration
Denver to Chicago Flights
Fastest flight time
2h 18m
Cheapest price
$33
Austin to Chicago Flights
Fastest flight time
2h 35m
Cheapest price
$33
Fort Lauderdale to Chicago Flights
Fastest flight time
3h 10m
Cheapest price
$41
Orlando to Chicago Flights
Fastest flight time
2h 48m
Cheapest price
$47
Boston to Chicago Flights
Fastest flight time
2h 41m
Cheapest price
$48
Atlanta to Chicago Flights
Fastest flight time
2h 04m
Cheapest price
$49
Baltimore to Chicago Flights
Fastest flight time
1h 56m
Cheapest price
$49
Tampa to Chicago Flights
Fastest flight time
2h 42m
Cheapest price
$49
Phoenix to Chicago Flights
Fastest flight time
3h 11m
Cheapest price
$65
New York to Chicago Flights
Fastest flight time
2h 24m
Cheapest price
$67
Miami to Chicago Flights
Fastest flight time
3h 11m
Cheapest price
$69
Los Angeles to Chicago Flights
Fastest flight time
3h 44m
Cheapest price
$71
Houston to Chicago Flights
Fastest flight time
2h 30m
Cheapest price
$73
Minneapolis to Chicago Flights
Fastest flight time
1h 24m
Cheapest price
$77
Philadelphia to Chicago Flights
Fastest flight time
2h 10m
Cheapest price
$87
Raleigh to Chicago Flights
Fastest flight time
2h 09m
Cheapest price
$94
Salt Lake City to Chicago Flights
Fastest flight time
2h 53m
Cheapest price
$122
Dallas to Chicago Flights
Fastest flight time
4h 49m
Cheapest price
$126
San Francisco to Chicago Flights
Fastest flight time
3h 57m
Cheapest price
$129
Mexico City to Chicago Flights
Fastest flight time
4h 07m
Cheapest price
$181
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