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Cheap flights to Chicago from $38

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Summary info about Chicago flight prices, duration and airlines

Best One-Way Price

$29

Best Round-Trip Price

$38

Fastest flight time

2h 23m

Operated By

2 airlines
The best one-way flight price to Chicago from United States in the last 72 hours is $29 (Dallas/Fort Worth to Chicago O'Hare Intl).
The best round-trip flight price to Chicago from United States in the last 72 hours is $38 (Dallas/Fort Worth to Chicago O'Hare Intl).
The fastest flight to Chicago from United States takes 2h 23m (Dallas/Fort Worth to Chicago O'Hare Intl).
There are 2 airlines operating flights to Chicago, including Frontier and Spirit Airlines.

Chicago flights insights and trends

Explore insights for your Chicago flight to craft the best travel plan

What is the cheapest month to fly to Chicago?

The month of February is, on average, the cheapest month to fly to Chicago from United States, with most prices found around $190. If you’re not able to fly to Chicago in February, then January is your next best option. Flight prices from United States to Chicago during January average around $213.

What is the absolute cheapest flight to Chicago?

In the past two weeks, users have booked deals to Chicago for $60/person, which is 64% 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.
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What is the cheapest day to depart on your flight to Chicago?

The cheapest day to depart on your flight to Chicago is on a Tuesday when prices can be found for as low as $247. This is often the case because there is less demand to fly during this day of the week. When flying out on a Sunday, the most expensive travel day of the week, you can expect to see flight prices from United States to Chicago for around $318.

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

Our most recent data shows that the best time of day to fly to Chicago is in the evening. Flights from United States to Chicago during this time can be as low as $272. In contrast, the most expensive time of day to depart to Chicago is in the afternoon when prices are around $306.

How long does it take to fly to Chicago?

Average flight duration from United States to Chicago depends on which airport you fly into and out of. Flying from Los Angeles to Chicago O'Hare Intl is 3h 55m on average, while flying from Miami to Chicago O'Hare Intl is 3h 15m on average. Chicago O'Hare Intl is the most popular airport in Chicago.

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

The best time to book a flight to Chicago from United States is 47 days out, which is when prices tend to be around $268. Don’t hesitate to check prices now though because momondo users recently found tickets for as low as $208.

Cheapest flights to Chicago airports

Find the cheapest flights to these Chicago airports from your nearest city or airport
Los Angeles
Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport

CHEAPEST ROUTE FROM Los Angeles TO Chicago

Ontario (ONT) to Chicago Midway Airport (MDW)

Typically, flights to Chicago from Los Angeles are cheaper when flying from Ontario to Chicago Midway, which has an average price of $250

CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO CHICAGO FROM LOS ANGELESJanuary35% cheaperFlying from Los Angeles to Chicago costs on average just $197 in January
MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO CHICAGO FROM LOS ANGELESJune34% more expensiveIt costs about $405 for flights to Chicago from Los Angeles in June
MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO CHICAGO FROM LOS ANGELESJune204% more users visitedMore momondo users searched in flights to Chicago from Los Angeles in June than any other month

Frequently asked questions about flying to Chicago

How long does it take to fly to Chicago?

Your flight time to Chicago, Illinois will primarily depend on your state of departure, among other factors. Traveling from the west coast, specifically Seattle/Tacoma International (SEA), carries a flight time of roughly 4 hours. A similar duration will apply to those flying from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). Chicago is closer to the east coast, and therefore, you should expect a flight time of approximately 3 hours if departing from JFK International Airport in New York. Passengers approaching Chicago from the southern states, like Texas, particularly Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, may take between 2-3 hours to get to their destinations. The relatively short distance between Chicago and other states means that a majority of the flights are direct. If you end up taking a flight with a layover, your flight might take half a day.

Where can you fly directly into Chicago from?

Most flights to Chicago from other US states are non-stop. Popular departure airports include JFK International Airport, where you can make flights through airlines like American Airlines, Jet Blue, or Major Airline. Spirit Airlines also offers non-stop flights to Chicago from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport and George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Texas. United Airlines has some of the most departure points. You can fly from Newark Liberty International Airport, San Francisco International Airport, and Seattle-Tacoma International Airport to O'Hare International Airport, Chicago, using the airline. Several Chicago flight deals offer one-stop flights, albeit at a price almost equal to nonstop flight costs. If flying from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, Denver is a popular layover. One-stop flights from San Francisco International Airport may feature a layover at Salt Lake City, Las Vegas, or Phoenix.

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 Greater Rockford Airport with an average price of $159/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.

Are there flights to Lincoln Park?

Yes. To go to Lincoln Park, book a flight to Chicago O'Hare Intl which is in Chicago and is about 13.6 mi away from Lincoln Park.

What’s the closest airport to Magnificent Mile?

Chicago O'Hare Intl in Chicago is the closest airport to Magnificent Mile (distance: 15.5 mi).

When did momondo last update prices for flights to Chicago?

Prices for flights to Chicago are updated daily.

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How old do you have to be to fly to Chicago?

The minimum age for a child to fly alone is five, but airlines that offer an unaccompanied minor (UNMR) service may have their own age limitations. Flight duration, scheduling, and layovers are among the considerations that may influence age limits. We recommend that you double-check with the airline you are booking with for travel to Chicago.

What documentation or ID do you need to fly to Chicago?

The travel and health documents you'll need for your trip to Chicago may differ based on your itinerary and personal situation. Typically, you should have several documents on hand, such as a national ID card or driver's license and a passport that is valid for six months after your intended arrival at Chicago. It is always advisable to seek advice from your airline or a trusted third party, such as IATA.


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
Frontier
Apr 16
DFW10:29 pmDallas/Fort Worth
2h 23m
ORD12:52 amChicago O'Hare Intl
Apr 17
ORD6:47 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
2h 37m
DFW9:24 pmDallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
May 14
DFW3:22 pmDallas/Fort Worth
2h 30m
ORD5:52 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
May 22
ORD5:20 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
2h 35m
DFW7:55 pmDallas/Fort Worth
Multiple Airlines
May 1
DFW6:00 amDallas/Fort Worth
2h 24m
ORD8:24 amChicago O'Hare Intl
May 1
ORD6:47 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
2h 37m
DFW9:24 pmDallas/Fort Worth
Frontier
Apr 13
DFW10:29 pmDallas/Fort Worth
2h 23m
ORD12:52 amChicago O'Hare Intl
Apr 16
ORD6:47 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
2h 37m
DFW9:24 pmDallas/Fort Worth
Spirit Airlines
Mar 20
LGA8:30 amNew York LaGuardia
2h 46m
ORD10:16 amChicago O'Hare Intl
Mar 27
ORD4:30 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
2h 05m
LGA7:35 pmNew York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
Mar 20
LGA8:30 amNew York LaGuardia
2h 46m
ORD10:16 amChicago O'Hare Intl
Mar 27
ORD4:30 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
2h 05m
LGA7:35 pmNew York LaGuardia

Find the cheapest one-way flights to Chicago

If you're looking for one-way flights from United States to Chicago, view some of our deals below provided by Frontier and Spirit Airlines
Frontier
Apr 10
DFW10:29 pmDallas/Fort Worth
2h 23m
ORD12:52 amChicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Mar 16
DFW11:00 pmDallas/Fort Worth
2h 25m
ORD1:25 amChicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Apr 16
DFW12:02 pmDallas/Fort Worth
18h 01m
1 stop
ORD6:03 amChicago O'Hare Intl

Visa requirements for visiting Chicago

What passport or visa requirements are there when visiting Chicago?

Domestic travelers flying from one US state to another require neither a passport nor a visa. However, you’ll require a government-issued identification document when getting into Chicago from another US state. The ID can be a driver's license, state ID, or passport.


Best things to do and see in Chicago

What can you see and do in Chicago?

Chicago's charming urban atmosphere blends well with its attractions to make your stay in the city as dynamic as it gets. You can have a taste of Chicago foods, attend live concerts, shop, and gallivant through the botanical gardens of the Navy Pier on Grand Ave. Millennium Park, with its shiny stainless-steel façade, is at the heart of the city. It has spellbinding to-dos, including attending concerts at Jay Pritzker Pavilion and visiting the Lurie Garden. If you have an artsy side, your heart will warm to The Art Institute of Chicago's artworks that run to hundreds of thousands. The establishment sits on South Michigan Ave.


Why use momondo?

Why should I use momondo to find a flight deal to Chicago?

We help find the flight that best suits your needs; momondo compares prices from hundreds of airlines and travel agents and helps you filter them to find the best flight for you.

Can I find flights to Chicago with flexible booking policies on momondo?

Yes. momondo allows you to filter the results for flights to Chicago to just show those with flexible booking policies.

How can momondo help me find flights to Chicago?

Once you have performed a search for flights to Chicago, momondo helps you find the right flight by offering useful filters to narrow down your flight selection. Flights can be filtered by multiple factors such as airline, airport and price; but also by other criteria like aircraft type and payment method.

I’m not ready to book a flight to Chicago right now. Can momondo alert me if prices change?

If you are simply researching potential flights to Chicago, momondo offers a useful price alert feature which will track prices for flights to Chicago and alert you when they change.


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