Flights from Chicago to Columbus

Selected fares from Chicago to Columbus

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
CHI CMH Sat, Aug 1 - Mon, Aug 3 $168
CHI CMH Thu, Oct 1 - Wed, Oct 7 $175
CHI CMH Thu, Oct 1 - Wed, Oct 7 $175
CHI CMH Thu, Oct 1 - Wed, Oct 7 $192
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Prices are round trip per person (conditions apply)

Chicago and Columbus airports and terminals

Airports in Chicago IL, US

map of airports in Chicago
  • 1

    Midway Airport (MDW)

    Distance from City Center: 9.5 miles

  • 2

    O'Hare International Airport (ORD)

    Distance from City Center: 15.1 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from ORD to CMH

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal 1 United Airlines
    Terminal 2 United Airlines
    Terminal 3 American Airlines, Iberia, US Airways
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Airports in Columbus OH, US

map of airports in Columbus
  • 1

    Port Columbus Intl (CMH)

    Distance from City Center: 6.5 miles

    Carriers for flights from CHI to CMH

    Carriers
    American Airlines, Iberia, US Airways, United Airlines
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August

Cheapest weekend flights in August from Chicago to Columbus

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Aug 1 Chicago (ORD) Columbus (CMH) United Airlines $168
Earn $1.68
Return Mon, Aug 3 Columbus (CMH) Chicago (ORD) United Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in August from Chicago to Columbus

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Aug 1 Chicago (ORD) Columbus (CMH) United Airlines $168
Earn $1.68
Return Mon, Aug 3 Columbus (CMH) Chicago (ORD) United Airlines

Best one-week trip in August from Chicago to Columbus

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Aug 14 Chicago (ORD) Columbus (CMH) United Airlines $209
Earn $2.09
Return Fri, Aug 21 Columbus (CMH) Chicago (ORD) United Airlines
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September

Cheapest weekend flights in September from Chicago to Columbus

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Sep 19 Chicago (ORD) Columbus (CMH) United Airlines $185
Earn $1.85
Return Sun, Sep 20 Columbus (CMH) Chicago (ORD) United Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in September from Chicago to Columbus

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Sep 17 Chicago (ORD) Columbus (CMH) American Airlines $175
Earn $1.75
Return Wed, Nov 4 Columbus (CMH) Chicago (ORD) American Airlines
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October

Lowest roundtrip airfare in October from Chicago to Columbus

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Oct 8 Chicago (ORD) Columbus (CMH) American Airlines $175
Earn $1.75
Return Thu, Nov 12 Columbus (CMH) Chicago (ORD) American Airlines
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Flights to Columbus

Airports in Chicago

The city of Chicago is primarily served by two international airports. Travelers looking for low-fare flights from Chicago can use Orbitz.com to find flights from both O'Hare and Midway. O'Hare International Airport is located approximately 17 miles northwest of downtown Chicago. Midway International Airport is located on the city's southwest side, approximately eight miles from Chicago's Loop. O'Hare serves as a hub for American Airlines and United Airlines, and Midway is a hub for Southwest Airlines.

Chicago Airport Parking

Daily, hourly, and valet parking are available at O'Hare. Rates vary from $2.00 to $10.00 per hour. An economy parking lot is also available at a rate of $2.00 per hour. Similar parking options and rates apply at Midway.

Chicago Airport Transportation

There are numerous transportation options for getting to and from both O'Hare and Midway. O'Hare can be accessed via regional trains, buses, and local mass transit lines. The CTA Blue Line offers a fast and convenient transportation option to and from this airport. Midway is served by the CTA Orange Line. Car rental services are available at both airports, and travelers can quickly book car rental services at either airport using Orbitz.com.

Chicago Airport Restaurants

Both O'Hare and Midway offer a variety of restaurant options for travelers. Restaurants located in both airports include Starbuck's Coffee, Chicago Style Hot Dogs, McDonald's, Auntie Anne's, Chili's, Cinnabon, and Dunkin Donuts, making it easy for visitors to grab a quick breakfast, snack, or meal. By using Orbitz.com, travelers can quickly and easily find low-fare flights from Chicago.

Port Columbus International Airport

If you're looking for domestic flights to Columbus, Orbitz.com can help you find the best deal. Port Columbus International Airport is located at 4600 International Gateway, approximately 9 miles from downtown Columbus. Seven airlines service the airport-United Airlines, Southwest, US Airways, American Airlines, Delta, Air Canada and AirTran Airways.

Transportation From the Airport

The Central Ohio Transit Authority operates bus services that run from the airport to downtown Columbus. Bus fare costs $2. Taxicabs are also available at the airport. Cab fare costs $2.75 for the first 1/9 of a mile and $.45 for each 2/9 of a mile after that. There is also a $3 surcharge for all taxicabs transporting passengers from the airport. Cab fare to the downtown area typically costs between $23 and $28. If you want access to your own vehicle, Orbitz.com can reserve a rental car for you.

Weather in Columbus

During the winter months, the temperatures in Columbus are typically in the high 20s or low 30s. The weather warms up in the summer, and temperatures are usually in the mid-80s. If you use Orbitz.com to book your trip in April or October, you'll have nice weather and save money, because it's not considered a peak travel time.

Highlights and Attractions

Each year, in July, Columbus hosts the Ohio State Fair. Other area attractions include the Central Ohio Fire Museum, the Columbus Museum of Art and the Wyandotte Winery. The Orbitz.com website does more than find flights to Columbus; it also finds discounts on hotels and allows you to purchase tickets to area attractions.

Interesting facts about flights from Chicago to Columbus

    • 13 direct flights are operating from Chicago to Columbus today.
    • Today's average time for a direct flight is 1h 20m.
    • United Airlines flight 1294 (6:15 AM GMT, Boeing 737-800 Passenger) is today's earliest available flight from Chicago to Columbus.
    • American Airlines flight 3324 (9:45 PM GMT, Embraer RJ145) is today's latest available flight from Chicago to Columbus.
    • Today's shortest direct flight from Chicago to Columbus (United Airlines flight 1294, Boeing 737-800 Passenger) takes 1h 14m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from Chicago to Columbus (American Airlines flight 3408, Embraer RJ145) takes 1h 30m.
    • Flights from Midway Airport (MDW), O'Hare International Airport (ORD) to Port Columbus Intl (CMH) are available for this route.

Flight schedule for flights from Chicago to Columbus on Sat, Aug 1, 2015

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
American Airlines AA3324 ORD 9:45 PM CMH 12:05 AM ER4 1hr 20min
US Airways US3324 ORD 9:45 PM CMH 12:05 AM ER4 1hr 20min
American Airlines AA3663 ORD 7:15 AM CMH 9:38 AM ER4 1hr 23min
US Airways US3663 ORD 7:15 AM CMH 9:38 AM ER4 1hr 23min
Delta Air Lines/Delta Air Lines DL1231/DL3293 ORD 5:45 AM CMH 9:45 AM M88/ERJ 3hr 0min
Delta Air Lines/Delta Air Lines DL4535/DL3297 ORD 8:40 AM CMH 1:04 PM CR9/ERJ 3hr 24min
United Airlines/Delta Air Lines UA1652/DL3297 ORD 7:30 AM CMH 1:04 PM 73G/ERJ 4hr 34min
American Airlines AA3496 ORD 11:50 AM CMH 2:16 PM ER4 1hr 26min
US Airways US3496 ORD 11:50 AM CMH 2:16 PM ER4 1hr 26min
United Airlines UA1959 ORD 1:50 PM CMH 4:12 PM 73G 1hr 22min
Delta Air Lines/Delta Air Lines DL4709/DL4321 MDW 12:31 PM CMH 4:27 PM CR9/ERJ 2hr 56min
Delta Air Lines/Delta Air Lines DL3754/DL4321 ORD 12:00 PM CMH 4:27 PM CR9/ERJ 3hr 27min
United Airlines UA3479 ORD 5:30 PM CMH 7:52 PM E70 1hr 22min