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Cheap flights from Chicago to Washington, D.C. from $41

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a momondo user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight from Chicago to Washington, D.C. departing on 10/21. Fares may change, and may not be available for all flights or travel dates. Click the price to refresh the search for this deal.
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Easily compare round-trip flights from Chicago to Washington, D.C.

Below you can see the best fares for your round-trip flight route over the next six months. All fares were found on momondo this week. Browse the quickest and cheapest flights from Chicago to Washington, D.C. by changing tabs
Frontier
Oct 9
MDW3:28 pmChicago Midway
1h 51m
BWI6:19 pmBaltimore/Washington
Oct 16
BWI7:09 pmBaltimore/Washington
1h 59m
MDW8:08 pmChicago Midway
Spirit Airlines
Aug 7
ORD10:14 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
7h 44m
1 stop
BWI6:58 amBaltimore/Washington
Aug 21
BWI8:54 pmBaltimore/Washington
13h 56m
1 stop
ORD9:50 amChicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
Sep 7
ORD7:00 amChicago O'Hare Intl
5h 19m
1 stop
DCA1:19 pmWashington, D.C. Reagan-National
Sep 9
DCA6:30 pmWashington, D.C. Reagan-National
6h 29m
1 stop
ORD11:59 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Aug 7
ORD6:34 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
2h 08m
BWI9:42 pmBaltimore/Washington
Aug 12
BWI6:00 amBaltimore/Washington
2h 14m
ORD7:14 amChicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
Aug 7
ORD10:14 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
7h 44m
1 stop
BWI6:58 amBaltimore/Washington
Aug 12
BWI10:52 amBaltimore/Washington
8h 45m
1 stop
ORD6:37 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Aug 20
ORD9:30 amChicago O'Hare Intl
1h 56m
DCA12:26 pmWashington, D.C. Reagan-National
Aug 24
DCA6:00 pmWashington, D.C. Reagan-National
2h 10m
ORD7:10 pmChicago O'Hare Intl

Find the cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Washington, D.C.

If you're looking for one-way flights from Chicago to Washington, D.C., view some of our deals below provided by American Airlines, Frontier and Spirit Airlines
Frontier
Oct 21
MDW3:28 pmChicago Midway
1h 51m
BWI6:19 pmBaltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Aug 7
ORD10:14 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
7h 44m
1 stop
BWI6:58 amBaltimore/Washington
American Airlines
Aug 22
ORD8:13 amChicago O'Hare Intl
1h 55m
BWI11:08 amBaltimore/Washington

Find the cheapest direct flights from Chicago to Washington, D.C.

Frontier
Oct 9
MDW3:28 pmChicago Midway
1h 51m
BWI6:19 pmBaltimore/Washington
Oct 16
BWI7:09 pmBaltimore/Washington
1h 59m
MDW8:08 pmChicago Midway
American Airlines
Aug 15
ORD8:13 amChicago O'Hare Intl
1h 55m
BWI11:08 amBaltimore/Washington
Aug 19
BWI6:00 amBaltimore/Washington
2h 14m
ORD7:14 amChicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Sep 4
ORD8:50 amChicago O'Hare Intl
2h 00m
IAD11:50 amWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
Sep 4
IAD5:34 pmWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
2h 21m
ORD6:55 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
Oct 16
MDW3:28 pmChicago Midway
1h 51m
BWI6:19 pmBaltimore/Washington
Oct 23
BWI7:09 pmBaltimore/Washington
1h 59m
MDW8:08 pmChicago Midway
Frontier
Aug 7
MDW3:32 pmChicago Midway
1h 48m
BWI6:20 pmBaltimore/Washington
Aug 14
BWI5:04 pmBaltimore/Washington
1h 56m
MDW6:00 pmChicago Midway
Frontier
Aug 7
MDW3:32 pmChicago Midway
1h 48m
BWI6:20 pmBaltimore/Washington
Aug 10
BWI6:55 pmBaltimore/Washington
1h 56m
MDW7:51 pmChicago Midway

Search last-minute flights to Washington, D.C. from Chicago

Find and compare round-trip flight prices for your last-minute flight from Chicago to Washington, D.C.
Multiple Airlines
Jul 24
ORD8:05 amChicago O'Hare Intl
10h 29m
1 stop
BWI7:34 pmBaltimore/Washington
Aug 17
BWI2:55 pmBaltimore/Washington
9h 22m
1 stop
ORD11:17 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
Jul 24
MDW3:36 pmChicago Midway
1h 48m
BWI6:24 pmBaltimore/Washington
Jul 31
BWI8:24 pmBaltimore/Washington
26h 22m
1 stop
MDW9:46 pmChicago Midway
Spirit Airlines
Jul 24
ORD5:10 amChicago O'Hare Intl
17h 41m
2 stops
BWI11:51 pmBaltimore/Washington
Aug 17
BWI2:55 pmBaltimore/Washington
9h 22m
1 stop
ORD11:17 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Jul 24
ORD9:45 amChicago O'Hare Intl
4h 14m
1 stop
BWI2:59 pmBaltimore/Washington
Aug 17
BWI6:00 amBaltimore/Washington
2h 14m
ORD7:14 amChicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Jul 31
ORD6:15 amChicago O'Hare Intl
1h 52m
DCA9:07 amWashington, D.C. Reagan-National
Aug 22
DCA5:15 pmWashington, D.C. Reagan-National
2h 10m
ORD6:25 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
Jul 31
ORD10:15 amChicago O'Hare Intl
4h 47m
1 stop
DCA4:02 pmWashington, D.C. Reagan-National
Aug 22
DCA6:22 amWashington, D.C. Reagan-National
3h 43m
1 stop
ORD9:05 amChicago O'Hare Intl

United Airlines flights from Chicago to Washington, D.C.

Our best United Airlines deals on Chicago to Washington, D.C. flight tickets
United Airlines
Sep 4
ORD8:50 amChicago O'Hare Intl
2h 00m
IAD11:50 amWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
Sep 4
IAD5:34 pmWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
2h 21m
ORD6:55 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Aug 17
ORD7:00 amChicago O'Hare Intl
1h 54m
BWI9:54 amBaltimore/Washington
Aug 20
BWI7:00 pmBaltimore/Washington
2h 11m
ORD8:11 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Aug 24
ORD2:55 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
1h 59m
IAD5:54 pmWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
Aug 24
IAD10:10 pmWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
2h 04m
ORD11:14 pmChicago O'Hare Intl

Delta flights from Chicago to Washington, D.C.

Our best Delta deals on Chicago to Washington, D.C. flight tickets
Delta
Sep 7
ORD7:00 amChicago O'Hare Intl
5h 19m
1 stop
DCA1:19 pmWashington, D.C. Reagan-National
Sep 9
DCA6:30 pmWashington, D.C. Reagan-National
6h 29m
1 stop
ORD11:59 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
Sep 7
ORD6:05 amChicago O'Hare Intl
6h 53m
1 stop
IAD1:58 pmWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
Sep 9
IAD5:28 pmWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
4h 33m
1 stop
ORD9:01 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
Aug 10
ORD5:30 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
4h 33m
1 stop
IAD11:03 pmWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
Aug 12
IAD6:10 amWashington, D.C. Dulles Intl
13h 14m
1 stop
ORD6:24 pmChicago O'Hare Intl

How to get the cheapest flight ticket from Chicago to Washington, D.C.

Look no further. We've gone through all the searches for this route on momondo so you have the important information and insights to find the cheapest flight ticket for your trip

What is the cheapest month to fly from Chicago to Washington, D.C.?

April. The cheapest time of year to fly to Washington, D.C. from Chicago is April. Most expensive is March

What is the cheapest day to depart Chicago for Washington, D.C.?

Wednesday. The cheapest day of the week is typically Wednesday. The most expensive is typically Sunday

When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago to Washington, D.C.?

In the afternoon. Chicago to Washington, D.C. flights are approximately 15% more expensive in the evening than in the afternoon

What is the cheapest airline that flies to Washington, D.C. from Chicago?

Frontier. Frontier, Spirit Airlines, and JetBlue are the most popular carriers operating from Chicago to Washington, D.C.

What is the cheapest Chicago to Washington, D.C. flight route?

Chicago O'Hare Intl - Baltimore/Washington. Fly from Chicago O'Hare Intl to Baltimore/Washington for the best Chicago - Washington, D.C. flight prices

How far in advance should you book Chicago to Washington, D.C. flights?

57 days before. The cheapest time to buy a flight from Chicago to Washington, D.C. is approximately 57 days to departure

How many flights depart from Chicago to Washington, D.C. on average per day?

The number of flights available between Chicago and Washington, D.C. is 60 per day as of July 2024. The most frequent departure time is 12:00PM, with 48% of daily flights leaving in the afternoon.

How many flights depart from Chicago to Washington, D.C. on average per week?

As of July 2024, there are 426 flights per week flying from Chicago to Washington, D.C.. The most common day of the week flights depart is Monday, with 18% of flights taking off on this day.

What cabin class options are available on Chicago to Washington, D.C. flights?

There are 4 cabin classes available to choose from on Chicago to Washington, D.C. flights. Cabin price and availability will vary by airline so perform a search above to find the right deals for you.

Can stopping save me money on Chicago to Washington, D.C. flights?

No. A direct flight is the cheapest option for a flight between Chicago to Washington, D.C..

How have Chicago to Washington, D.C. flight prices changed over time?

As of July 2024, prices for Chicago to Washington, D.C. flights are approximately 60% cheaper when compared to flights at the same time last year.

Cheap Chicago to Washington, D.C. (CHI to WAS) flight deals and tips

Find info about flight duration, direct flights, and airports for your flight from Chicago to Washington, D.C.

Best Price Found

$41

Fastest flight time

1h 47m

Direct flights

Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Sat and Sun

Airports in Washington, D.C.

3 airports
The best one-way flight to Washington, D.C. from Chicago in the past 72 hours is $41. The best round-trip flight deal from Chicago to Washington, D.C. found on momondo in the last 72 hours is $58.
The fastest flight from Chicago to Washington, D.C. takes 1h 47m
Direct flights go from Chicago to Washington, D.C. on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday. Airlines offering direct flights are: United Airlines, American Airlines and Alaska Airlines.
There are 3 airports near Washington, D.C.: Washington, D.C. Reagan-National (DCA), Baltimore/Washington (BWI), Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl (IAD)

  • Is flying the fastest way to get from Chicago to Washington, D.C.?

    Based on just travel duration our users have found a flight from Chicago to Washington, D.C. to be the fastest option to their destination at just 1h 47m. If travel time is less of a concern you may want to look into booking some alternative forms of transportation like a train from Chicago to Washington, D.C. or a bus from Chicago to Washington, D.C..

  • Is flying the cheapest way to get from Chicago to Washington, D.C.?

    A flight from Chicago to Washington, D.C. is currently going to be the least expensive option currently available. You can also find deals for a train from Chicago to Washington, D.C. starting at $231, or consider a bus from Chicago to Washington, D.C. starting at $119. Both of these alternative options are worth considering when looking to reach your destination.

  • How far is Chicago to Washington, D.C. by plane?

    Chicago and Washington, D.C. are 593.1 mi apart from one another. 1h 47m is a normal flight duration for this route.

  • When did momondo last update prices for flights from Chicago to Washington, D.C.?

    Prices for flights from Chicago to Washington, D.C. were last updated today.

  • How many operators does momondo search for flights from Chicago to Washington, D.C.?

  • How old do you have to be to fly from Chicago to Washington, D.C.?

    Although the minimum age for a child to fly alone is five, airlines that offer an unaccompanied minor (UMNR) service may have their own age limits, which could be impacted by factors such as flight length, timing, and layovers. It is recommended that you verify with the airline you are booking with for travel from Chicago to Washington, D.C..

  • What documentation or ID do you need to fly to Washington, D.C.?

    The travel and health documents required for your trip to Washington, D.C. can vary based on your itinerary and personal situation. As a rule, consider having multiple documents such as a national ID card or driver’s license, and a passport valid for six-months after you plan to arrive at Washington, D.C.. We always recommend checking with your airline or a trusted third party such as IATA to get advice.


Best airlines flying from Chicago to Washington, D.C.

Compare and see reviews for airlines that fly from Chicago to Washington, D.C. with momondo
Airline
Rating
Free Cancellation
Price
FrontierPriceFrom $63Free CancellationRating
6.2
3,855 reviews
Search Frontier flights
Spirit AirlinesPriceFrom $77Free CancellationRating
6.3
8,416 reviews
Search Spirit Airlines flights
American AirlinesPriceFrom $138Free CancellationRating
7.3
10,000 reviews
Search American Airlines flights
United AirlinesPriceFrom $148Free CancellationRating
7.4
10,000 reviews
Search United Airlines flights
JetBluePriceFrom $155Free CancellationRating
7.6
4,045 reviews
Search JetBlue flights
DeltaPriceFrom $176Free CancellationRating
8.0
9,762 reviews
Search Delta flights
  • United Airlines Flights From Chicago to Washington, D.C.

    United Airlines is one of the most popular airlines flying from Chicago to Washington, D.C., operating 72 flights/week on average for this route. A good United Airlines flight deal for Chicago to Washington, D.C. starts from $148 round-trip, up to an average price of $305. Our users have rated United Airlines at 7.4/10.

  • American Airlines Flights From Chicago to Washington, D.C.

    $138 is the best American Airlines flight deal from Chicago to Washington, D.C. found on momondo over the last 72 hours. The average American Airlines ticket price found was closer to $293, however, with flight time and availability significantly affecting the price. American Airlines (7.3/10 from 10,000 user reviews) flies into Washington, D.C. from Chicago 55 times in an average week so prices can vary.


Why use momondo?

Why should I use momondo to find a flight deal from Chicago to Washington, D.C.?

momondo collates all your flight options in one place and lets you filter them to find the perfect flight from Chicago to Washington, D.C.. momondo saves you time and could save you money on your trip.

Can I find flights from Chicago to Washington, D.C. with flexible booking policies on momondo?

momondo does allow users to show only those flights to Washington, D.C. from Chicago which offer a flexible booking policy as well as other useful filters and features.

How can momondo help me find flights from Chicago to Washington, D.C.?

momondo helps you find the best flight between Chicago and Washington, D.C. by providing filters to narrow your choice of flights to those matching your criteria. You can select flights based on numerous factors such as price, departure and landing times, airport and airline.

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

Price alerts on flights to Washington, D.C. from Chicago are quick and easy to set up on momondo. Simply perform a search and select the price alert feature. It is as simple as that.


Choose the best way to get from Chicago to Washington, D.C.

Buses

19h 25m
$61 one-way$119 round-trip
Nonstop · from $119

Distance to downtown

DF80.6 mi
ZWU1.7 mi

Trains

17h 25m
$94 one-way$231 round-trip
Nonstop · from $231

Distance to downtown

9LX1.0 mi
ZWU1.7 mi

Flights

1h 47m
$41 one-way$58 round-trip
Nonstop · from $581 stop · from $56

Distance to downtown

BWI8.5 mi

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