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Travelers usually depart from Vancouver International, Richmond, BC station, Vancouver - Pacific Central, Vancouver Harbour Flight Centre, or Vancouver - Burrard Skytrain Station when they travel from Vancouver to Chicago. Book your trip to arrive at O Hare International, Chicago Midway International, Chicago, IL - Union Station, Chicago Rockford International, or Chicago Downtown Greyhound Station. The distance between Vancouver and Chicago is 2834 km. The most popular airlines for this route are United Airlines, Frontier Airlines, Air Canada, WestJet, and Spirit Airlines. Vancouver and Chicago have 401 direct flights per week.

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United AirlinesUALUAYesNo
Frontier AirlinesFFTF9NoOpens 24 days before flight
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Air CanadaACAACYesNo
WestJetWJAWSNoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
Spirit AirlinesNKSNKNoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight

United States COVID-19 travel restrictions

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  • Travel through the US land border is allowed for vaccinated travelers
  • Travel is allowed with restrictions for vaccinated travelers
  • No proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results or recovery certificate
  • No quarantine required for vaccinated travelers
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Most travelers from Vancouver, YVR can enter Chicago, MDW, but there are restrictions.

Departure

Travel restrictions
  • Travel through the US land border is allowed for vaccinated travelers
  • Travel is allowed with restrictions for vaccinated travelers
  • No proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results or recovery certificate
  • No quarantine required for vaccinated travelers
Visa requirements
  • No visa required
Forms and documents
  • Mandatory proof of vaccination for the United States
  • Mandatory travel attestation form

Return

Visa requirements
  • No visa required
Forms and documents
  • Mandatory proof of vaccination for Canada
  • Mandatory contact information form via ArriveCAN for vaccinated travelers

Information is provided as guidance only and accurate at the time of publishing. Always check government websites and airline materials before booking and traveling.

Learn more about COVID-19 restrictions in United States in our dedicated Stories article.

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Vancouver to Chicago?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Vancouver and Chicago takes around 4.1 hours.
What is the flight distance between Vancouver and Chicago?
The flight distance between Vancouver and Chicago is 2834 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Vancouver and Chicago?
Several carriers operate flights between Vancouver and Chicago. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include American Airlines, United Airlines, Air Canada.
What are the most popular routes to and from Vancouver?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Vancouver and New York, Orlando, Las Vegas, Denver, Miami, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Mexico City, Bogotá, Dallas, Phoenix, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Cancún, Houston, San Juan, Washington, D.C., Dhaka, Fort Lauderdale, London.
What are the most popular routes to and from Chicago?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Chicago and Toronto, Montreal, Calgary, Kuwait City, Winnipeg, Edmonton, Ottawa, Kelowna, Quebec City, Victoria, Saskatoon, Lima.
Which airports are there in Vancouver?
Vancouver is mainly served by Vancouver International. But there are other airports nearby, including Vancouver Harbour Flight Centre.
What airports are near Vancouver?
The main airport in Vancouver is Vancouver International. It is also served by Seattle–Tacoma International, Bellingham International, Paine Field Everett, Victoria International, Abbotsford International, Victoria Inner Harbour SPB, Campbell River, CFB Comox, Nanaimo Harbour, Powell River.
What airports are near Chicago?
The main airport in Chicago is O Hare International. It is also served by Gerald R. Ford International, General Mitchell International, Dane County Regional, General Wayne A. Downing Peoria International, South Bend International, Fort Wayne International, Central Illinois Regional, Quad City International, University of Illinois Willard, Decatur.
What buses and trains depart from Vancouver?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Vancouver, including Skylynx, Greyhound.
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