Flights from Washington DC to Chicago

Search and find cheap flights from Washington DC to Chicago (United States, North America)
Search and find cheap flights from Washington DC to Chicago (United States, North America)

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Expect to pay
160 USD for flights from Washington DC to Chicago leaving on 11/28/2017 and returning on 12/22/2017
Low 90 USD
160 USD
High 413 USD
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Best time to book
Cheapest time to buy a ticket for Washington DC — Chicago is approximately 60 days to departure.
Washington DC to Chicago flights are usually cheapest between 1 and 2 months before departure.
Days before departure
Best month
Cheapest time of year to fly to Chicago from Washington DC is January and October. Most expensive are March and December.
Currently the cheapest days to fly this route are between November and December.
Impact on price
Cheapest airline
According to our data, Spirit Airlines, Delta Air Lines and Major US Carrier are the cheapest airlines to fly this route.
Popular airlines for this route are Spirit Airlines, Delta Air Lines and Major US Carrier.
Impact on price (additional fees may apply)
Spirit Airlines
+10%
Delta Air Lines
+21%
Major US Carrier
+33%
United Airlines
+41%
American Airlines
+48%
Air Canada Rouge
+51%
Best time to fly
Washington DC to Chicago flights are approximately 4% more expensive in the noon than in the evening.
It's generally cheaper to take evening flights from Washington DC to Chicago.
Impact on price
Cheapest day
Cheapest day of week is typically Tuesday and the most expensive is typically Friday.
Friday is normally the most expensive day to fly, whilst Tuesday tends to be the cheapest.
Impact on price
Cheapest route
Fly R Reagan Nat - Midway for the best Washington DC to Chicago flight prices saving up to 2% on average.
Of the possible routes between Washington DC and Chicago best prices tend to be found on R Reagan Nat - Midway.
We've got 47 booking sites supporting this and nearby routes.
Impact on price
R Reagan Nat-Midway
+0%
Baltimore-Midway
+2%
R Reagan Nat-O'Hare Intl
+5%
Dulles Intl-Midway
+5%
Dulles Intl-O'Hare Intl
+8%
Baltimore-O'Hare Intl
+9%
Direct flights
There are direct flights from Washington DC to Chicago all week with a flight time of 1 hours 59 minutes.
Direct flights available: 788 PER WEEK
Popular non-direct routes for this connection are R Reagan Nat - Port Columbus - O'Hare Intl, Baltimore - Hartsfield Jackson - Midway and Baltimore - Nth Kentucky - O'Hare Intl.
Stop-off cities for indirect flights from Washington DC to Chicago include Port Columbus, Hartsfield Jackson and Nth Kentucky.
Direct flights available on
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Monday
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Saturday

Get there quickly

Direct flights to Chicago from Washington DC
Return trip
Oct 19 - Oct 21
209 USD
CrystalTravelUS
WAS WAS
2h 8min
Direct
CHI CHI
CHI CHI
1h 51min
Direct
WAS WAS
Return trip
Oct 19 - Oct 22
268 USD
SkyToursUS
WAS WAS
2h 5min
Direct
CHI CHI
CHI CHI
1h 45min
Direct
WAS WAS
Return trip
Oct 20 - Oct 23
269 USD
CrystalTravelUS
WAS WAS
2h 0min
Direct
CHI CHI
CHI CHI
1h 45min
Direct
WAS WAS

Go right away

Last minute flights from Washington DC to Chicago
Return trip
Oct 19 - Oct 21
209 USD
CrystalTravelUS
WAS WAS
2h 8min
Direct
CHI CHI
CHI CHI
1h 51min
Direct
WAS WAS
Return trip
Oct 19 - Oct 19
260 USD
JustAirTicketINT
WAS WAS
3h 23min
1 stop
CHI CHI
CHI CHI
5h 37min
1 stop
WAS WAS
Return trip
Oct 19 - Oct 20
266 USD
JustAirTicketINT
WAS WAS
3h 23min
1 stop
CHI CHI
CHI CHI
6h 59min
1 stop
WAS WAS

Go for less - experience more

Cheap flights from Washington DC to Chicago
Return trip
Nov 1 - Nov 6
80 USD
ExploreTripDom
WAS WAS
2h 2min
Direct
CHI CHI
CHI CHI
1h 50min
Direct
WAS WAS
Return trip
Nov 1 - Nov 5
87 USD
FlyFarUS
WAS WAS
2h 2min
Direct
CHI CHI
CHI CHI
1h 45min
Direct
WAS WAS
Return trip
Nov 1 - Nov 8
118 USD
FlyFarUS
WAS WAS
2h 2min
Direct
CHI CHI
CHI CHI
1h 45min
Direct
WAS WAS

Coming or going?

Cheap flights from Chicago to Washington DC
Return trip
Oct 19 - Dec 2
109 USD
FlightNetworkUS
CHI CHI
1h 50min
Direct
WAS WAS
WAS WAS
2h 11min
Direct
CHI CHI
Return trip
Oct 19 - Nov 2
159 USD
JustAirTicketINT
CHI CHI
3h 45min
1 stop
WAS WAS
WAS WAS
2h 9min
Direct
CHI CHI
Return trip
Oct 19 - Oct 20
207 USD
Smartfares
CHI CHI
1h 50min
Direct
WAS WAS
WAS WAS
26h 50min
1 stop
CHI CHI

Weather forecast for Chicago

Going soon? Be prepared for the weather in Chicago.

Sunday, Sunday, September 17, 2017

27°C
19°C

Monday, Monday, September 18, 2017

23°C
21°C

Tuesday, Tuesday, September 19, 2017

27°C
23°C

Wednesday, Wednesday, September 20, 2017

29°C
23°C

Thursday, Thursday, September 21, 2017

29°C
24°C

Friday, Friday, September 22, 2017

28°C
23°C

Saturday, Saturday, September 23, 2017

28°C
24°C

So what's it going to cost once you're in Chicago

Compare the costs of everyday items in Washington DC and Chicago
CAPPUCCINO
Regular
Washington DC
4.33 USD
10%
Chicago
3.89 USD
Cappuccino is 10% cheaper in Chicago than Washington DC
MEAL
Inexpensive
Washington DC
14.99 USD
%
Chicago
14.99 USD
Meal is 0% cheaper in Chicago than Washington DC
MILK
1 liter
Washington DC
3.69 USD
17%
Chicago
3.06 USD
Milk is 17% cheaper in Chicago than Washington DC
BUS
One-way ticket
Washington DC
2.5 USD
10%
Chicago
2.24 USD
Bus is 10% cheaper in Chicago than Washington DC
MOVIE THEATER
1 ticket
Washington DC
13.04 USD
8%
Chicago
11.99 USD
movie theater is 8.1% cheaper in Chicago than Washington DC
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