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Travelers usually depart from Charleston International, or Charleston, SC station when they travel from Charleston to Chicago. Book your trip to arrive at O Hare International, Chicago, IL - Union Station, Chicago Midway International, Chicago Rockford International, or Chicago Downtown Greyhound Station. The distance between Charleston and Chicago is 1225 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Delta Air Lines, American Airlines, United Airlines, JetBlue Airways, and Spirit Airlines. Charleston and Chicago have 401 direct flights per week.

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NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
Delta Air LinesDALDLYesOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
American AirlinesAALAAYesNo
United AirlinesUALUAYesNo
JetBlue AirwaysJBUB6YesOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 2 hours before flight
Spirit AirlinesNKSNKNoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Charleston to Chicago?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Charleston and Chicago takes around 2.6 hours.
What is the flight distance between Charleston and Chicago?
The flight distance between Charleston and Chicago is 1225 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Charleston and Chicago?
Several carriers operate flights between Charleston and Chicago. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include United Airlines, American Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from Charleston?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Charleston and Denver, Las Vegas, Pittsburgh, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Philadelphia, Los Angeles, Indianapolis, London, San Francisco, Nashville, Salt Lake City, Austin, New York, Amsterdam, Madrid, New Orleans, Paris, Orlando, San Diego.
What are the most popular routes to and from Chicago?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Chicago and Phoenix, Las Vegas, Denver, Orlando, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Tampa, Miami, Salt Lake City, New York, Atlanta, London, Sacramento, Minneapolis, Mexico City, Paris, Austin, Washington, D.C., Fort Lauderdale, Fort Myers.
What airports are near Charleston?
The main airport in Charleston is Charleston International. It is also served by Charleston International, Myrtle Beach International, Savannah/Hilton Head International, Columbia Metropolitan, Augusta Regional, Hilton Head, Florence Regional, Brunswick Golden Isles.
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, Central Illinois Regional, Fort Wayne International, Quad City International, General Wayne A. Downing Peoria International, South Bend International, Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International, Muskegon County.
What buses and trains depart from Charleston?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Charleston, including Southeastern Stages, Amtrak train.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Charleston and Chicago?
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