Favorite airline: United Airlines
The majority of passengers on the route Washington-DC – Chicago prefer to fly with United Airlines.
United Airlines
22 %
American Airlines
4 %
Tip: book 4 weeks before departure
If booked 4 weeks before travel, flights cost only $179.00.
29 days before departure
Cheapest weekday: Saturday
Compared to other weekdays, flights are cheapest on Saturday.
Stopover flights are the cheapest connection
Flights with a stopover are on average $98.00 cheaper than direct flights.
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 %

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.

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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