Cheap flights from Washington, D.C. to Chicago

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Travelers usually depart from Washington Dulles International, Baltimore–Washington International, Ronald Reagan Washington National, Washington Union Station, or Washington-Rosslyn when they travel from Washington, D.C. to Chicago. Book your trip to arrive at O Hare International, Chicago Midway International, Chicago Rockford International, Chicago Downtown Greyhound Station, or Chicago Union Station. The distance between Washington, D.C. and Chicago is 999 km. The most popular airlines for this route are United Airlines, Southwest Airlines, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, and Spirit Airlines. Washington, D.C. and Chicago have 218 direct flights per week.

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

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

Frequently asked questions

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

A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Washington, D.C. and Chicago takes around 2.2 hours.

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

The flight distance between Washington, D.C. and Chicago is 999 km.

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

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

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

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Washington, D.C. and LaGuardia, Miami International, Orlando International, Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International, Denver International, Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International, Dallas/Fort Worth International, Luis Muñoz Marín International, George Bush Intercontinental, Logan International, Tampa International.

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, Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International, Denver International, Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International, Dallas/Fort Worth International, George Bush Intercontinental, Tampa International, Phoenix Sky Harbor International.

Which airports are there in Washington, D.C.?

Washington, D.C. is mainly served by Washington Dulles International. But there are other airports nearby, including Baltimore–Washington International, Ronald Reagan Washington National.

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, Atlantic City International, Trenton–Mercer, Harrisburg International, Lehigh Valley International, Lancaster, Hagerstown Regional, Shenandoah Valley Regional.

What airports are near Chicago?

The main airport in Chicago is O Hare International. It is also served by General Mitchell International, Gerald R. Ford International, Dane County Regional, Quad City International, General Wayne A. Downing Peoria International, South Bend International, Fort Wayne International, Muskegon County, Central Illinois Regional, Decatur.

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A number of bus and train companies depart from Washington, D.C., including Amtrak train, Peter Pan Bus.

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