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Raleigh RDUChicago ORD

Multiple carriers

$269

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One-way trips

Raleigh RDUChicago ORD

United Airlines

$135

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Travelers usually depart from Raleigh–Durham International, Raleigh, NC - Union Station, Raleigh Greyhound station, or Raleigh-Wilders Grove when they travel from Raleigh to Chicago. Book your trip to arrive at O Hare International, Chicago Midway International, Chicago, IL - Union Station, Chicago Rockford International, or Chicago Downtown Greyhound Station. The distance between Raleigh and Chicago is 1040 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Delta Air Lines, Frontier Airlines, American Airlines, United Airlines, and Spirit Airlines. Raleigh and Chicago have 401 direct flights per week.

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Check-in for a flight from Raleigh to Chicago

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
Delta Air LinesDALDLYesOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
Frontier AirlinesFFTF9NoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
American AirlinesAALAAYesNo
United AirlinesUALUAYesNo
Spirit AirlinesNKSNKNoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight

United States COVID-19 travel restrictions

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Most travelers from Raleigh Durham, RDU can enter Chicago, ORD.

Departure

Additional information
  • Masks are recommended in certain settings

Return

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed
  • Recommended proof of a negative pre-departure COVID-19 test result
  • Quarantine is not required

Information is provided as guidance only and accurate at the time of publishing. Always check government websites and airline materials before booking and traveling.

Learn more about COVID-19 restrictions in United States in our dedicated Stories article.

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Raleigh to Chicago?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Raleigh and Chicago takes around 2.4 hours.
What is the flight distance between Raleigh and Chicago?
The flight distance between Raleigh and Chicago is 1040 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Raleigh and Chicago?
Several carriers operate flights between Raleigh and Chicago. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include American Airlines, United Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from Raleigh?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Raleigh and Orlando, London, Las Vegas, Denver, Los Angeles, New Orleans, San Juan, Boston, San Diego, Phoenix, Houston, Paris, San Francisco, Dallas, Atlanta, Seattle, Austin, Madrid, Fort Lauderdale, Barcelona.
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 Raleigh?
The main airport in Raleigh is Raleigh–Durham International. It is also served by Raleigh–Durham International, Charlotte Douglas International, Richmond International, Myrtle Beach International, Piedmont Triad International, Roanoke–Blacksburg Regional, Concord Regional, Wilmington International, Fayetteville Regional, Albert J. Ellis.
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, Fort Wayne International, South Bend International, Quad City International, Central Illinois Regional, Muskegon County, Decatur.
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