Flights from Chicago to Columbus

Selected fares from Chicago to Columbus

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
CHI CMH Tue, Sep 15 - Thu, Sep 17 $181
CHI CMH Tue, Sep 15 - Thu, Sep 17 $181
CHI CMH Fri, Sep 18 - Fri, Oct 2 $193
CHI CMH Sat, Sep 19 - Fri, Oct 2 $210

Chicago and Columbus airports and terminals

Airports in Chicago IL, US

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  • 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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June

Cheapest weekend flights in June from Chicago to Columbus

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Jun 12 Chicago (ORD) Columbus (CMH) United Airlines $193
Earn $1.93
Return Mon, Jun 15 Columbus (CMH) Chicago (ORD) United Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in June from Chicago to Columbus

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sun, Jun 14 Chicago (ORD) Columbus (CMH) United Airlines $193
Earn $1.93
Return Tue, Jun 23 Columbus (CMH) Chicago (ORD) United Airlines

Best one-week trip in June from Chicago to Columbus

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Jun 20 Chicago (ORD) Columbus (CMH) US Airways $213
Earn $2.13
Return Sat, Jun 27 Columbus (CMH) Chicago (ORD) US Airways
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July

Lowest roundtrip airfare in July from Chicago to Columbus

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Jul 28 Chicago (ORD) Columbus (CMH) United Airlines $193
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Return Tue, Aug 18 Columbus (CMH) Chicago (ORD) United Airlines
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August

Cheapest weekend flights in August from Chicago to Columbus

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Aug 14 Chicago (ORD) Columbus (CMH) United Airlines $213
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Return Mon, Aug 17 Columbus (CMH) Chicago (ORD) United Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in August from Chicago to Columbus

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Aug 12 Chicago (ORD) Columbus (CMH) US Airways $187
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Return Fri, Sep 25 Columbus (CMH) Chicago (ORD) US Airways
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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

    • 12 direct flights are operating from Chicago to Columbus today.
    • Today's average time for a direct flight is 1h 20m.
    • United Airlines flight 3449 (8:14 AM GMT, Embraer 170) is today's earliest available flight from Chicago to Columbus.
    • American Airlines flight 3617 (9:40 PM GMT, Canadair Regional Jet 700) is today's latest available flight from Chicago to Columbus.
    • Today's shortest direct flight from Chicago to Columbus (United Airlines flight 1030, Boeing 737-700 Passenger) takes 1h 15m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from Chicago to Columbus (American Airlines flight 3179, 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.