Cheap flights from Chicago to Columbus

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Flight information for Chicago to Columbus
(CHI to CMH)

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Best Price Found$151The best flight deal from Chicago to Columbus found on momondo in the last 72 hours is $151
Fastest flight time1h 25mThe fastest flight from Chicago to Columbus takes 1h 25m
Direct flightsMon, Sat and SunDirect flights go from Chicago to Columbus on Monday, Saturday and Sunday. The only airline offering direct flights is American Airlines.
Airports in Columbus2 airportsThere are 2 airports near Columbus: Columbus Rickenbacker (LCK), Columbus (CMH)

How to get the cheapest flight ticket from Chicago to Columbus

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What is the cheapest month to fly from Chicago to Columbus?

July

The cheapest time of year to fly to Columbus from Chicago is July. Most expensive is February

What is the cheapest day to depart Chicago for Columbus?

Thursday

The cheapest day of the week is typically Thursday. The most expensive is typically Tuesday

When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago to Columbus?

in the morning

Chicago to Columbus flights are approximately 13% more expensive in the afternoon than in the morning

What is the cheapest airline that flies to Columbus from Chicago?

Major Airline

American Airlines, Delta, and Major Airline are the most popular carriers operating from Chicago to Columbus

What is the cheapest Chicago to Columbus flight route?

Chicago O'Hare Intl - Columbus

Fly from Chicago O'Hare Intl to Columbus for the best Chicago - Columbus flight prices

How far in advance should you book Chicago to Columbus flights?

29 days before

The cheapest time to buy a flight from Chicago to Columbus is approximately 29 days to departure


Easily compare round-trip flights from Chicago to Columbus

Below you can see the best fares for your round-trip flight route over the next three months. All fares were found on momondo this week. Browse the quickest and cheapest flights from Chicago to Columbus by changing tabs
Spirit Airlines
Aug 17
ORD2:40 amChicago O'Hare Intl
8h 16m
1 stop
CMH10:56 amColumbus
Aug 25
CMH6:35 amColumbus
10h 51m
1 stop
ORD5:26 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Aug 13
ORD3:00 amChicago O'Hare Intl
8h 13m
1 stop
CMH11:13 amColumbus
Aug 18
CMH6:35 amColumbus
10h 51m
1 stop
ORD5:26 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Aug 25
ORD5:32 amChicago O'Hare Intl
1h 26m
CMH6:58 amColumbus
Aug 25
CMH3:32 pmColumbus
1h 36m
ORD5:08 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Jul 26
ORD3:00 amChicago O'Hare Intl
8h 13m
1 stop
CMH11:13 amColumbus
Jul 27
CMH6:10 amColumbus
11h 16m
1 stop
ORD5:26 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Aug 17
ORD8:20 amChicago O'Hare Intl
6h 02m
1 stop
CMH2:22 pmColumbus
Aug 25
CMH3:32 pmColumbus
1h 36m
ORD5:08 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Aug 10
ORD2:40 amChicago O'Hare Intl
8h 16m
1 stop
CMH10:56 amColumbus
Aug 19
CMH3:30 amColumbus
7h 49m
1 stop
ORD11:19 amChicago O'Hare Intl

Find the cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Columbus

If you're looking for one-way flights from Chicago to Columbus, view some of our deals below provided by American Airlines, Spirit Airlines and United Airlines
United Airlines
Aug 18
ORD10:30 amChicago O'Hare Intl
1h 19m
CMH11:49 amColumbus
Spirit Airlines
Aug 11
ORD1:25 amChicago O'Hare Intl
8h 35m
1 stop
CMH10:00 amColumbus
Spirit Airlines
Aug 16
ORD11:56 amChicago O'Hare Intl
23h 00m
1 stop
CMH10:56 amColumbus

Best airlines flying from Chicago to Columbus

Compare and see reviews for airlines that fly from Chicago to Columbus with momondo
AirlineRatingFree CancellationPrice
United Airlines
PriceFrom $87
Free Cancellation
Rating
6.8
7.2

Boarding

6.6

Comfort

7.5

Crew

6.6

Entertainment

6.1

Food

Reviews

Pros: Everything! From ticketing agent to all the crew on our flight back were awesome. Thank you!

1 / 10
American Airlines
PriceFrom $102
Free Cancellation
Rating
7.2
7.4

Boarding

7.1

Comfort

7.8

Crew

7.0

Entertainment

6.8

Food

Reviews

Pros: Delayed flight no reasons seems like American Airlines don’t know what to do in these situations

Cons: I believe this airlines should have figured the answer to this question by now.

1 / 10
Delta
PriceFrom $207
Free Cancellation
Rating
8.2
8.3

Boarding

8.5

Comfort

8.3

Crew

7.9

Entertainment

8.0

Food

Reviews

Cons: Wouldn't let us on the flight when there was plenty of time to get there. Manager was arrogant and slow - didn't care. Poor policies at that airport.

1 / 10

  • Are airlines flying from Chicago to Columbus offering flexible cancellation due to COVID-19?

    Some of our partner airlines flying from Chicago to Columbus are adopting new policies due to the global impact of COVID-19. Some of the airlines that may be waiving their cancellation fees are American Airlines, United Airlines, and Delta. You can search for the full list of airlines like American Airlines that are offering this flexibility.

  • How far is Chicago to Columbus by plane?

    The distance between Chicago and Columbus is about 275.3 mi. Typically, this will take 1h 16m by plane in normal conditions.


Can I fly to Columbus from Chicago right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Columbus within the United States

Most visitors from Chicago need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Columbus.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Chicago must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Columbus.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Chicago are not required to quarantine after entering Columbus.

Can I fly back to Chicago from Columbus?

Returning to Chicago from Columbus

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Columbus must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Chicago.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Columbus are not required to quarantine after entering Chicago.

If you are planning to travel to Columbus at this time, it is recommended that you stay up to date on current restrictions and follow proper safety measures while in public.

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