Cheap flights from Chicago, United States to Washington, D.C., United States

Flights starting at £57. Choose between American Airlines, United Airlines, or Spirit Airlines to find the best price.

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Travelers usually depart from O Hare International, Chicago Midway International, or Chicago Rockford International when they travel from Chicago to Washington, D.C.. Book your trip to arrive at Baltimore–Washington International, Washington Dulles International, Ronald Reagan Washington National, Washington, DC - Union Station, or Washington, DC - Rosslyn. The distance between Chicago and Washington, D.C. is 983 km. The most popular airlines for this route are American Airlines, United Airlines, Spirit Airlines, Frontier Airlines, and JetBlue Airways. Chicago and Washington, D.C. have 353 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Washington, D.C., consider visiting Lincoln Memorial, Independence National Historical Park, PA, USA, and National Mall.

Weekly direct flights

Discover the top airlines offering direct flights from Chicago to Washington, D.C. in the next month. You’ll find the number of daily direct flights per airline in the table.

Weekly direct flights for Mon 12.02 - Sun 18.02

AirlineMon 12.02Tue 13.02Wed 14.02Thu 15.02Fri 16.02Sat 17.02Sun 18.02
51312------------
666---------1

Weekly direct flights for Mon 19.02 - Sun 25.02

AirlineMon 19.02Tue 20.02Wed 21.02Thu 22.02Fri 23.02Sat 24.02Sun 25.02
317141317134
---34334---

Weekly direct flights for Mon 26.02 - Sun 03.03

AirlineMon 26.02Tue 27.02Wed 28.02Thu 29.02Fri 01.03Sat 02.03Sun 03.03
161716121284
222------2---

Weekly direct flights for Mon 04.03 - Sun 10.03

AirlineMon 04.03Tue 05.03Wed 06.03Thu 07.03Fri 08.03Sat 09.03Sun 10.03
1315151382---
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Check-in for a flight from Chicago to Washington, D.C.

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
American AirlinesAALAANoNo
United AirlinesUALUAYesNo
Spirit AirlinesNKSNKNoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
Frontier AirlinesFFTF9NoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
JetBlue AirwaysJBUB6NoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 2 hours before flight

Washington, D.C. travel tips

1) Take a peek at the U.S. Supreme Court Building in Washington DC
2) Washington DC is a great place to ride a bike or scooter
3) Tour local distilleries in Washington

Weather in Washington, D.C.

Average Weather

MonthAverage monthly max temperatureAverage monthly min temperature
January5°C-1°C
February8°C0°C
March12°C3°C
April19°C8°C
May23°C13°C
June28°C18°C
July31°C21°C
August30°C20°C
September26°C17°C
October20°C11°C
November13°C4°C
December8°C1°C
Hottest Month
31°C
July
Coldest month
-1°C
January
Sunny days
265
days per year
Snow days
8
days per year

14 day forecast

Tuesday
13 Feb
99%
7°C2°C
20 Feb
10°C0°C
Wednesday
14 Feb
6°C0°C
21 Feb
14°C5°C
Thursday
15 Feb
11°C0°C
22 Feb
87%
11°C6°C
Friday
16 Feb
83%
6°C2°C
23 Feb
88%
9°C3°C
Saturday
17 Feb
87%
5°C0°C
24 Feb
7°C0°C
Sunday
18 Feb
7°C-2°C
25 Feb
11°C1°C
Monday
19 Feb
7°C-1°C
26 Feb
8°C5°C

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