Flights from Washington DC to Chicago

Tips and tricks to help you find cheap flights from Washington DC to Chicago

Favorite airline: United Airlines
26 % of bookings on this flight route are made with United Airlines and American Airlines.
United Airlines
22 %
American Airlines
4 %
Tip: book 4 weeks before departure
The best time to find a cheap flight on this route is 4 weeks before travel. Save up to 41 %.
29 days before departure
Cheapest weekday: Saturday
The cheapest ticket prices are available for flights departing on Saturday.
Stopover flights are the cheapest connection
On this route, direct flights are $98.00 more expensive than flights with a stopover.
non stop flight
1 stop
2 stops
02h 12min
09h 40min
11h 07min
The favorite connection is non-stop
Non-stop flights are especially popular on this route. 44 % of travelers will book a direct flight.
Direct flights
02h 12min, from $279
44 %
1 stopover Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport, MI
04h 31min, from $415
19 %
1 stopover Charlotte Douglas International Airport, NC
04h 18min, from $285
15 %

Useful information about the flight from Washington DC to Chicago

Flights from Washington to Chicago

With between 30 and 40 flights a day, the flight route from Washington (WAS) to Chicago (CHI) is always full of travlers of many different kinds. The direct flight takes about 2 hours, covering a distance of 699 miles. Non-stop flights are provided by American Airlines, United Airlines and Southwest.

Cheap flights from Washington to Chicago

The cheapest way of getting to Chicago would be to book as early as possible. Be sure to compare prices online first to secure the best deal.

Destination Chicago

Passengers have a few options when it comes to the Chicago airports - Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW), O'Hare International Airport (ORD), West Chicago Du Page (DPA) etc. O' Hare is quite popular with with passengers, owed in part by the efficiency of its ground transpot system. One can get downtown using the local trains (CTA) or by road using the Interstate highways I-90, I-190. and I-294.

Flight information Washington-DC - Chicago
Flight details Washington-DC - Chicago
  • Flight duration: min. 02:01 / max. 10:50
  • Distance: 958 km
  • Flights per week: 313
  • Return flight duration: min. 01:35 / max. 09:21