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Chicago to Columbus Flights

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Selected fares from Chicago to Columbus

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
CHI CMH Sun, Dec 14 - Mon, Jan 12 $160
CHI CMH Thu, Nov 13 - Fri, Nov 14 $166
CHI CMH Sun, Dec 14 - Mon, Jan 12 $177
CHI CMH Thu, Nov 20 - Sun, Nov 23 $255

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 Airport (ORD)

    Distance from City Center: 15.1 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from ORD to CMH

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal 1 All Nippon Airways, US Airways, United Airlines
    Terminal 2 All Nippon Airways, US Airways, United Airlines
    Terminal 3 American Airlines, Iberia, Qatar Airways, 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
    All Nippon Airways, American Airlines, Iberia, Qatar Airways, US Airways, United Airlines
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Cheap flights from Chicago to Columbus

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Prices are round trip per person (conditions apply)

Featured Columbus Airport Hotels

Hotel only $87

Hilton Garden Inn Columbus Airport

3 stars
3.8 / 5 29 reviews

4265 Sawyer Road Map

Complimentary wired and Wi-Fi Internet Access

Two shuttles get guests where they need to go at this Columbus hotel The Hilton Garden Inn Columbus Airport is conveniently located on Port Columbus International Airport's property.... More

Hotel only $101

Hampton Inn Columbus-Airport

2 stars
3.8 / 5 20 reviews

4280 International Gateway Map

Free On The HouseT hot breakfast, Wi-Fi

...If you're thinking, Where can I get the most sleep before my early flight?-we're your spot.... any closer and we'd need a pilot's license...welcome to the Hampton Inn Columbus-International... More

Hotel only $70

Candlewood Suites COLUMBUS AIRPORT

2 stars
3.7 / 5 39 reviews

590 Taylor Road Map

...Features The Candlewood Suites Columbus Airport in Gahanna, Ohio, is close to Port Columbus International Airport.... The Candlewood Suites Columbus Airport can be a home away from home when... More

Hotel only $98

SpringHill Suites by Marriott Columbus Airport Gahanna

3 stars
3.8 / 5 11 reviews

665 Taylor Road Map

...Enjoy a convenient location moments from Columbus Airport at our newly renovated hotel, the Spring.... Ours is just moments from downtown Columbus, Port Columbus International Airport, Easton... More

Hotel only $67

Ramada Columbus Airport

3 stars
3.0 / 5 93 reviews

4801 East Broad St. Map

Stay 3, Save 20%

Recently revamped Columbus airport hotel with many free amenities The Ramada Columbus East Airport finished renovating its guest rooms in 2010, updating the furnishings and bringing the hotel's... More

Hotel only $55

Days Inn Columbus Airport

2 stars
2.9 / 5 51 reviews

750 Stelzer Road Map

Stay 3, Save 20%

...It is just minutes from the Columbus International Airport, Easton Town Center Mall, Ohio State University, Ohio State Fairgrounds, Columbus Convention Center, DSCC/DFAS and the downtown... More

November

Cheapest weekend flights in November from Chicago to Columbus

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Nov 21 Chicago (ORD) Columbus (CMH) American Airlines $166
Earn $1.66
Return Mon, Nov 24 Columbus (CMH) Chicago (ORD) American Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in November from Chicago to Columbus

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Nov 14 Chicago (ORD) Columbus (CMH) United Airlines $166
Earn $1.66
Return Fri, Dec 5 Columbus (CMH) Chicago (ORD) United Airlines
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December

Cheapest weekend flights in December from Chicago to Columbus

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Dec 18 Chicago (ORD) Columbus (CMH) United Airlines $179
Earn $1.79
Return Mon, Dec 22 Columbus (CMH) Chicago (ORD) United Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in December from Chicago to Columbus

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Dec 18 Chicago (ORD) Columbus (CMH) United Airlines $160
Earn $1.60
Return Mon, Jan 12 Columbus (CMH) Chicago (ORD) United Airlines
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January

Cheapest weekend flights in January from Chicago to Columbus

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Jan 1 Chicago (ORD) Columbus (CMH) United Airlines $199
Earn $1.99
Return Sun, Jan 4 Columbus (CMH) Chicago (ORD) United Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in January from Chicago to Columbus

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Jan 1 Chicago (ORD) Columbus (CMH) United Airlines $165
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Return Sun, Jan 11 Columbus (CMH) Chicago (ORD) United 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

    • 16 direct flights are operating from Chicago to Columbus today.
    • Today's average time for a direct flight is 1h 11m.
    • United Airlines flight 6320 (1:05 AM GMT, Canadair Regional Jet 700) is today's earliest available flight from Chicago to Columbus.
    • US Airways flight 6398 (4:30 PM GMT, Embraer RJ135/RJ140/RJ145) is today's latest available flight from Chicago to Columbus.
    • Today's shortest direct flight from Chicago to Columbus (US Airways flight 6398, Embraer RJ135/RJ140/RJ145) takes 1h 10m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from Chicago to Columbus (United Airlines flight 6320, Canadair Regional Jet 700) takes 1h 20m.
    • Flights from Midway Airport (MDW), O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Port Columbus Intl (CMH) are available for this route.