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The COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak may impact travel to Chicago. Current restrictions to Chicago are based on United States travel restrictions.

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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 $36/person, which is 92% 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, August 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 $112. If you don’t want to visit Chicago in August, then you should wait until July to fly from United States, when ticket prices are also cheap, with an average price of $123.

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

The best time to book a flight to Chicago from United States is 23 days out, which is when prices tend to be around $182. 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 $28 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 $386/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. Entry restrictions

The United States has restricted the entry of all foreign nationals who have passed through or have been in China, Iran, Most European Countries (Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Monaco, San Marino, Vatican City), the UK, Ireland and Brazil in the past 14 days. With the exception of certain travelers which includes certain family members of US citizens or permanent residents including; spouses, children (under the age of 21), parents (provided that his/her US citizen or permanent resident child is unmarried and under the age of 21), and siblings (provided that both the sibling and the US citizen or permanent resident are unmarried and under the age of 21); There is also an exception for travelers with the following visas: A-1, A-2, C-1, C-1/D, C-2, C-3, CR-1, CR-2, D, E-1 (as an employee of TECRO or TECO or the employee's immediate family members), G-1, G-2, G-3, G-4, IR-1, IR-4, IH-4, NATO-1 through NATO-4, or NATO-6 visa; Members of the US Armed Forces, spouses, and children of members of the US Armed Forces; Travelers with invitation of the USA government for a purpose related to the containment/mitigation of the Coronavirus (COVID-19); Travelers with documents issued by the US Department of Homeland Security, US Customs and Border Protection, or US Department of State indicating that the traveler is exempt from the restriction; B1 crew crewmembers that are engaged in lightering, Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) activity, wind farm activity, private air/sea crew and other similar crewmember activities; Students with an F-1 or M-1 visa and their F-2 and M-2 dependents, if they arrive from or have been in Ireland, the UK or Schengen Area in the past 14 days.

Entry requirements

Starting on January 26, all travelers (including US citizens and transit passenger) must present a negative COVID-19 viral or antigen test result issued 72 hours prior to departure or have an evidence of having contracted and recovered from COVID-19 prior to boarding the plane. US citizens and permanent residents arriving from the UK must present a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 PCR or antigen test result issued within 72 hours prior to departure.

Quarantine requirements

Travelers returning to the US are advised to stay home as much as possible, avoid being around people and consider getting tested for COVID-19 after returning from travel and participated in higher risk activities.

All other info

Travelers are subject to COVID-19 measures set by the state/territory of their final destination. For more information go to CDC website.

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
Spirit Airlines
Feb 19
2h 04m
Dallas/Fort Worth
2h 04m
1:29 pm
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Feb 22
2:59 pm
Chicago O'Hare Intl
2h 35m
5:34 pm
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
Feb 11
2h 04m
Dallas/Fort Worth
2h 04m
1:29 pm
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Feb 14
2:59 pm
Chicago O'Hare Intl
2h 35m
5:34 pm
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
Feb 12
2h 04m
Dallas/Fort Worth
2h 04m
1:29 pm
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Feb 15
2:59 pm
Chicago O'Hare Intl
2h 35m
5:34 pm
Dallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
Feb 18
2h 04m
Dallas/Fort Worth
2h 04m
1:29 pm
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Feb 18
2:59 pm
Chicago O'Hare Intl
2h 35m
5:34 pm
Dallas/Fort Worth
Frontier
Feb 18
2h 15m
Denver Intl
2h 15m
5:44 pm
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Feb 25
1:30 am
Chicago O'Hare Intl
2h 54m
4:24 am
Denver Intl
Spirit Airlines
Feb 24
2h 21m
Houston George Bush Intcntl
2h 21m
12:38 pm
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Feb 27
4:59 pm
Chicago O'Hare Intl
2h 48m
7:47 pm
Houston George Bush Intcntl

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
Spirit Airlines
Feb 11
2h 04m
Dallas/Fort Worth
2h 04m
1:29 pm
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Feb 12
2h 04m
Dallas/Fort Worth
2h 04m
1:29 pm
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Feb 25
2h 04m
Dallas/Fort Worth
2h 04m
1:29 pm
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
Orlando to Chicago Flights
Fastest flight time
2h 37m
Cheapest price
$34
Tampa to Chicago Flights
Fastest flight time
2h 37m
Cheapest price
$35
Los Angeles to Chicago Flights
Fastest flight time
3h 47m
Cheapest price
$38
Houston to Chicago Flights
Fastest flight time
2h 20m
Cheapest price
$38
Atlanta to Chicago Flights
Fastest flight time
2h 02m
Cheapest price
$38
Denver to Chicago Flights
Fastest flight time
2h 15m
Cheapest price
$43
Phoenix to Chicago Flights
Fastest flight time
3h 06m
Cheapest price
$44
Fort Lauderdale to Chicago Flights
Fastest flight time
3h 00m
Cheapest price
$47
Miami to Chicago Flights
Fastest flight time
3h 20m
Cheapest price
$51
Dallas to Chicago Flights
Fastest flight time
2h 04m
Cheapest price
$53
Baltimore to Chicago Flights
Fastest flight time
1h 56m
Cheapest price
$59
Boston to Chicago Flights
Fastest flight time
2h 41m
Cheapest price
$71
Philadelphia to Chicago Flights
Fastest flight time
2h 19m
Cheapest price
$79
New York to Chicago Flights
Fastest flight time
2h 31m
Cheapest price
$81
Nashville to Chicago Flights
Fastest flight time
1h 43m
Cheapest price
$90
Raleigh to Chicago Flights
Fastest flight time
2h 09m
Cheapest price
$93
Minneapolis to Chicago Flights
Fastest flight time
1h 24m
Cheapest price
$98
San Francisco to Chicago Flights
Fastest flight time
3h 57m
Cheapest price
$117
Salt Lake City to Chicago Flights
Fastest flight time
3h 00m
Cheapest price
$121
Mexico City to Chicago Flights
Fastest flight time
3h 53m
Cheapest price
$164
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