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Travelers usually depart from Chicago - Cabrini St Parking, Chicago-Dan Ryan Greyhound station, or Chicago-Cumberland Greyhound station when they travel from Chicago to Washington, D.C.. The distance between Chicago and Washington, D.C. is 983 km. The most popular airlines for this route are United Airlines, Southwest Airlines, American Airlines, and Delta Air Lines. 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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United AirlinesUALUAYesUnknownOpens 1 days before flight
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Southwest AirlinesSWAWNNoUnknownOpens 1 days before flight
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American AirlinesAALAAYesUnknownNo
Delta Air LinesDALDLYesUnknownOpens 1 days before flight
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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, American Airlines, United Airlines.

What are the most popular routes to and from Chicago?

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Chicago and Miami International, McCarran International, Orlando International, Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International, Denver International, Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International, Dallas/Fort Worth International, Logan International, Tampa International, San Diego 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 Miami International, Orlando International, Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International, Denver International, Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International, George Bush Intercontinental, Luis Muñoz Marín International, Chicago Midway International, Minneapolis–Saint Paul International, Logan International, Tampa 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, General Wayne A. Downing Peoria International, South Bend International, Central Illinois Regional, Quad City International, Fort Wayne International, Muskegon County, Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International.

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, Lancaster, Lehigh Valley International, Harrisburg International, Altoona–Blair County, Hagerstown Regional.

What buses and trains depart from Chicago?

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

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