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 travelers choose to book flights on this route with United Airlines and American Airlines.
United Airlines
22 %
American Airlines
4 %
Tip: book 4 weeks before departure
Save up to 41 % by booking flights 4 weeks before departure.
29 days before departure
Cheapest weekday: Saturday
The cheapest flights on this route are operated on Saturday.
Stopover flights are the cheapest connection
Direct flights on this route are $98.00 more expensive on average than flights with a stopover.
non stop flight
1 stop
2 stops
02h 12min
09h 40min
11h 07min
The favorite connection is non-stop
44 % of travelers decide to book a direct flight on this route.
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

Cheapest outbound flight from $201.45
Flight duration min. 02:01 / max. 10:50
Return flight duration min. 01:35/ max. 09:21
Distance 958 km
Flights per week 313
Departure airport Washington-DC (WAS)
Arrival airport Chicago-IL all Airports (ORD, MDW, RFD) (CHI)
Destination country United States