Cheap flights from Washington, D.C. to Chicago

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Book your trip to arrive at Chicago - Cabrini St Parking, Chicago-Dan Ryan Greyhound station, or Chicago-Cumberland Greyhound station. The distance between Washington, D.C. and Chicago is 981 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 208 direct flights per week.

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Royal Jordanian on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

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

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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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Spirit AirlinesNKSNKNo10 min before flightOpens 1 days before flight
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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 2.1 hours.

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

The flight distance between Washington, D.C. and Chicago is 981 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, Royal Jordanian.

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, Logan International, Chicago Midway International, Minneapolis–Saint Paul International, Louis Armstrong New Orleans International, Tampa International, Nashville International.

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.

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, Trenton–Mercer, Atlantic City International, Lancaster, Lehigh Valley International, Harrisburg International, Altoona–Blair County, Hagerstown Regional.

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 buses and trains depart from Washington, D.C.?

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

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