Cheap flights from Washington to Chicago from $33

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Flight information for Washington to Chicago
(WAS to CHI)

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Best Price Found$33The best one-way flight to Chicago from Washington in the past 72 hours is $33. The best round-trip flight deal from Washington to Chicago found on momondo in the last 72 hours is $71.
Fastest flight time2h 06mThe fastest flight from Washington to Chicago takes 2h 06m
Direct flightsMon, Tue, Wed, Fri, Sat and SunDirect flights go from Washington to Chicago on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The only airline offering direct flights is American Airlines.
Airports in Chicago3 airportsThere are 3 airports near Chicago: Chicago O'Hare Intl (ORD), Chicago Midway (MDW), Chicago Greater Rockford (RFD)

How to get the cheapest flight ticket from Washington to Chicago

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What is the cheapest month to fly from Washington to Chicago?

August

The cheapest time of year to fly to Chicago from Washington is August. Most expensive is November

What is the cheapest day to depart Washington for Chicago?

Saturday

The cheapest day of the week is typically Saturday. The most expensive is typically Friday

When is the cheapest time to fly from Washington to Chicago?

in the evening

Washington to Chicago flights are approximately 29% more expensive at noon than in the evening

What is the cheapest airline that flies to Chicago from Washington?

Spirit Airlines

American Airlines, Delta, and JetBlue are the most popular carriers operating from Washington to Chicago

What is the cheapest Washington to Chicago flight route?

Baltimore/Washington - Chicago O'Hare Intl

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

How far in advance should you book Washington to Chicago flights?

0 days before

The cheapest time to buy a flight from Washington to Chicago is approximately 0 days to departure


Easily compare round-trip flights from Washington to Chicago

Below you can see the best fares for your round-trip flight route over the next three months. All fares were found on momondo this week. Browse the quickest and cheapest flights from Washington to Chicago by changing tabs
Spirit Airlines
Apr 5
BWI4:50 amBaltimore/Washington
11h 06m
1 stop
ORD3:56 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
Apr 6
ORD3:55 amChicago O'Hare Intl
12h 56m
1 stop
BWI4:51 pmBaltimore/Washington
United Airlines
Feb 19
IAD1:36 amWashington Dulles Intl
2h 09m
ORD3:45 amChicago O'Hare Intl
Feb 19
ORD5:40 amChicago O'Hare Intl
4h 30m
1 stop
IAD10:10 amWashington Dulles Intl
Multiple Airlines
Mar 23
BWI5:15 amBaltimore/Washington
10h 41m
1 stop
ORD3:56 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
Mar 24
ORD2:15 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
1h 55m
BWI4:10 pmBaltimore/Washington
American Airlines
Apr 5
DCA6:00 pmWashington Reagan-National
9h 20m
1 stop
ORD3:20 amChicago O'Hare Intl
Apr 6
ORD4:25 amChicago O'Hare Intl
1h 55m
DCA6:20 amWashington Reagan-National
Frontier
Feb 25
BWI1:48 pmBaltimore/Washington
6h 32m
1 stop
ORD8:20 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
Mar 29
ORD2:00 amChicago O'Hare Intl
7h 26m
1 stop
BWI9:26 amBaltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Apr 5
BWI4:50 amBaltimore/Washington
11h 06m
1 stop
ORD3:56 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
Apr 6
ORD3:55 amChicago O'Hare Intl
12h 56m
1 stop
BWI4:51 pmBaltimore/Washington

Find the cheapest one-way flights from Washington to Chicago

If you're looking for one-way flights from Washington to Chicago, view some of our deals below provided by American Airlines, Frontier and Spirit Airlines
Spirit Airlines
Feb 12
BWI3:40 amBaltimore/Washington
11h 03m
1 stop
ORD2:43 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
Feb 1
BWI11:58 amBaltimore/Washington
8h 23m
1 stop
ORD8:21 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Mar 3
BWI1:47 amBaltimore/Washington
2h 13m
ORD4:00 amChicago O'Hare Intl

Search last-minute flights to Chicago from Washington

Find and compare round-trip flight prices for your last-minute flight from Washington to Chicago
Frontier
Feb 2
BWI12:35 pmBaltimore/Washington
7h 56m
1 stop
ORD8:31 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
Feb 9
ORD1:24 amChicago O'Hare Intl
9h 16m
1 stop
BWI10:40 amBaltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Feb 1
BWI1:10 amBaltimore/Washington
11h 17m
1 stop
ORD12:27 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
Feb 2
ORD1:30 amChicago O'Hare Intl
17h 21m
1 stop
BWI6:51 pmBaltimore/Washington
Multiple Airlines
Feb 2
BWI12:35 pmBaltimore/Washington
7h 56m
1 stop
ORD8:31 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
Mar 2
ORD2:30 amChicago O'Hare Intl
13h 17m
1 stop
BWI3:47 pmBaltimore/Washington
JetBlue
Feb 5
DCA8:59 amWashington Reagan-National
10h 52m
1 stop
ORD7:51 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
Feb 15
ORD1:15 amChicago O'Hare Intl
6h 30m
1 stop
DCA7:45 amWashington Reagan-National
American Airlines
Feb 5
DCA6:59 amWashington Reagan-National
10h 56m
1 stop
ORD5:55 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
Feb 15
ORD6:16 amChicago O'Hare Intl
1h 52m
DCA8:08 amWashington Reagan-National
United Airlines
Feb 2
IAD5:35 amWashington Dulles Intl
9h 08m
1 stop
ORD2:43 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
Feb 9
ORD3:15 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
1h 54m
IAD5:09 pmWashington Dulles Intl

Best airlines flying from Washington to Chicago

Compare and see reviews for airlines that fly from Washington to Chicago with momondo
AirlineRatingFree CancellationPrice
United Airlines
PriceFrom $75
Free Cancellation
Rating
7.3
7.5

Boarding

7.1

Comfort

7.8

Crew

7.0

Entertainment

6.7

Food

Reviews

Provide blankets and a real breakfast

1 / 10
Spirit Airlines
PriceFrom $78
Free Cancellation
Rating
6.3
6.4

Boarding

6.0

Comfort

6.9

Crew

5.0

Entertainment

5.3

Food

Reviews

Seats were on the small side but flight was on time and will fly Spirit again…

1 / 10
American Airlines
PriceFrom $86
Free Cancellation
Rating
7.2
7.4

Boarding

7.1

Comfort

7.8

Crew

7.1

Entertainment

6.8

Food

Reviews

Flight attendant for first class is definitely not a morning person. Oh and the WiFi DID NOT WORK!

1 / 10
Delta
PriceFrom $87
Free Cancellation
Rating
8.0
8.1

Boarding

8.1

Comfort

8.2

Crew

7.9

Entertainment

7.7

Food

Reviews

Even after posting extra for comfort +, the seats do not recline!

1 / 10
JetBlue
PriceFrom $112
Free Cancellation
Rating
7.2
7.4

Boarding

7.7

Comfort

8.0

Crew

7.3

Entertainment

6.8

Food

Reviews

Smooth trip. No problems no delays and that's great.

1 / 10
Southwest
PriceFrom $272
Free Cancellation
Rating
7.9
8.0

Boarding

7.9

Comfort

8.3

Crew

7.5

Entertainment

7.1

Food

Reviews

Snacks could be better

1 / 10

Delta flights from Washington to Chicago

Our best Delta deals on Washington to Chicago flight tickets
Delta
Feb 19
IAD1:26 pmWashington Dulles Intl
4h 04m
1 stop
ORD5:30 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
Feb 22
ORD12:55 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
3h 51m
1 stop
IAD4:46 pmWashington Dulles Intl
Delta
Feb 3
DCA1:00 amWashington Reagan-National
3h 53m
1 stop
MDW4:53 amChicago Midway
Feb 8
MDW1:00 amChicago Midway
4h 49m
1 stop
DCA5:49 amWashington Reagan-National
Delta
Feb 2
DCA1:00 amWashington Reagan-National
3h 53m
1 stop
MDW4:53 amChicago Midway
Feb 9
MDW8:30 amChicago Midway
4h 49m
1 stop
DCA1:19 pmWashington Reagan-National

Spirit Airlines flights from Washington to Chicago

Our best Spirit Airlines deals on Washington to Chicago flight tickets
Spirit Airlines
Apr 5
BWI4:50 amBaltimore/Washington
11h 06m
1 stop
ORD3:56 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
Apr 6
ORD3:55 amChicago O'Hare Intl
12h 56m
1 stop
BWI4:51 pmBaltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Apr 5
BWI4:50 amBaltimore/Washington
11h 06m
1 stop
ORD3:56 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
Apr 6
ORD3:55 amChicago O'Hare Intl
12h 56m
1 stop
BWI4:51 pmBaltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Feb 7
BWI3:10 pmBaltimore/Washington
18h 17m
1 stop
ORD9:27 amChicago O'Hare Intl
Feb 9
ORD1:30 amChicago O'Hare Intl
18h 06m
1 stop
BWI7:36 pmBaltimore/Washington

Choose the best way to get from Washington to Chicago


  • Are airlines flying from Washington to Chicago offering flexible cancellation due to COVID-19?

    Some of our partner airlines flying from Washington to Chicago are adopting new policies due to the global impact of COVID-19. Some of the airlines that may be waiving their cancellation fees are United Airlines, American Airlines, and Spirit Airlines. You can search for the full list of airlines like United Airlines that are offering this flexibility.

  • Is flying the fastest way to get from Washington to Chicago?

    The quickest way is to book a flight from Washington to Chicago, which can be as quick as 2h 05m onboard Frontier. You can also get a train from Washington to Chicago, or a bus from Washington to Chicago which can take you longer to arrive at your destination.

  • Is flying the cheapest way to get from Washington to Chicago?

    The cheapest way is to get a flight from Washington to Chicago, which can be as cheap as $67. A train from Washington to Chicago is more expensive than a flight, with prices starting at $166. A bus from Washington to Chicago is also an option, with an average price of $90.

  • How far is Washington to Chicago by plane?

    The straight-line distance from Washington to Chicago is 593.1 mi. 2h 05m is a normal flight duration for this route.


Can I fly to Chicago from Washington right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Chicago within the United States

Most visitors from Washington need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Chicago.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Washington must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Chicago.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Washington are not required to quarantine after entering Chicago.

Can I fly back to Washington from Chicago?

Returning to Washington from Chicago

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Chicago must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Washington.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Chicago are not required to quarantine after entering Washington.

If you are planning to travel to Chicago at this time, it is recommended that you stay up to date on current restrictions and follow proper safety measures while in public.

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