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Travelers usually depart from O Hare International, Chicago Midway International, Chicago Rockford International, Chicago Downtown Greyhound Station, or Chicago - Cabrini St Parking when they travel from Chicago to Washington, D.C.. Book your trip to arrive at Washington Dulles International, Baltimore–Washington International, Ronald Reagan Washington National, Washington Union Station, or Washington-Rosslyn. The distance between Chicago and Washington, D.C. is 983 km. The most popular airlines for this route are United Airlines, Southwest Airlines, Delta Air Lines, American Airlines, and Spirit Airlines. Chicago and Washington, D.C. have 207 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Washington, D.C., consider visiting Lincoln Memorial, and National Mall.

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Check-in for a flight from Chicago to Washington, D.C.

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingAirport check-in closesOnline check-in available
United AirlinesUALUAYesUnknownNo
Southwest AirlinesSWAWNNoUnknownNo
Delta Air LinesDALDLYesUnknownNo
American AirlinesAALAAYesUnknownNo
Spirit AirlinesNKSNKNo10 min before flightNo

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Chicago to Washington, D.C.?

A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Chicago and Washington, D.C. takes around 1.9 hours.

What is the flight distance between Chicago and Washington, D.C.?

The flight distance between Chicago and Washington, D.C. is 983 km.

What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Chicago and Washington, D.C.?

Several carriers operate flights between Chicago and Washington, D.C.. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Southwest Airlines, United Airlines, American Airlines.

What are the most popular routes to and from Chicago?

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Chicago and Los Angeles International, McCarran International, Miami International, Orlando International, Denver International, Dallas/Fort Worth International, Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International, Logan International, George Bush Intercontinental, Tampa International, Minneapolis–Saint Paul International.

What are the most popular routes to and from Washington, D.C.?

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Washington, D.C. and Los Angeles International, McCarran International, Miami International, LaGuardia, Orlando International, Denver International, Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International, Logan International, Luis Muñoz Marín International, Minneapolis–Saint Paul International, O Hare International.

Which airports are there in Chicago?

Chicago is mainly served by O Hare International. But there are other airports nearby, including Chicago Midway International, Chicago Rockford International.

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, Fort Wayne International, General Wayne A. Downing Peoria International, South Bend International, Central Illinois Regional, Quad City International, Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International, Decatur.

What airports are near Washington, D.C.?

The main airport in Washington, D.C. is Washington Dulles International. It is also served by Philadelphia International, Norfolk International, Richmond International, Trenton–Mercer, Atlantic City International, Harrisburg International, Lehigh Valley International, Lancaster, Hagerstown Regional, Altoona–Blair County.

What buses and trains depart from Chicago?

A number of bus and train companies depart from Chicago, including Greyhound.

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