Madison to Chicago Flights
Flights to Chicago
Dane County Regional Airport
Planning a trip can often be a challenge, especially for travelers on a budget. Orbitz.com allows you to search many different airlines at once in order to locate cheap flights from Madison. The Dane County Regional Airport is located approximately 10 miles from downtown Madison on International Lane. It is served by seven airlines, including Continental, Delta, Northwest and United Airlines. Orbitz provides bookings for nearly all of these airlines.
Parking at the AirportThere are several surface lots across the street from the airport. Fees are charged hourly or by the day, and shuttle services are provided to and from the terminal. A long-term economy lot is available approximately ten minutes away. Discount rates are available at this lot for those planning to park for more than a few days. Shuttle services are not provided to the economy lot.
Transportation to the Airport
Orbitz.com can assist in locating discount car rental services to and from the airport. Rental car booths are located in the baggage claim areas for convenience. Many hotels offer free shuttle services for their guests to the airport, and the Madison Metro bus is available for a flat rate fee. The airport provides courtesy shuttles to several hotels in the area.
Restaurants at Dane County Regional Airport
Travelers who arrive at the airport early may wish to grab a bite to eat before flying. Several restaurants are available for breakfast. The Great Dane provides excellent pub fare, and Ancora Coffee Roasters is a Madison-based specialty coffee shop that offers espresso, coffee and fresh bakery items. The Café Ritazza also offers a variety of blended coffees and pastries. Orbitz.com can help you find cheap flights from Madison.
Airports in Chicago
Chicago O'Hare International Airport is located on West O'Hare, approximately 18 miles from downtown Chicago. It has hubs for every major airline that offers flights to Chicago, including American Airlines, British Airways and JetBlue. The Chicago Midway International Airport is located on South Cicero Avenue, approximately 12 miles from downtown Chicago. Seven airlines service Midway airport, including Air Tran, Delta and Southwest Airlines. Orbitz.com searches flights arriving at both airports so you get the best prices.
Transportation from the Airport
Both airports offer public transportation via Chicago's elevated train system. The tickets cost $2.25, or you can purchase an all-day pass for $5.75. Taxi services are also available from both airports. Cab fares to downtown Chicago range from $35 to $45. If you want to rent a car for the duration of your stay, Orbitz.com can reserve a vehicle for you. Both airports have onsite rental car facilities.
Weather in Chicago
Summer temperatures in Chicago range from 66 to 84 degrees Fahrenheit, and the temperatures during the winter months range from 18 to 35 degrees Fahrenheit. Chicago is prone to heavy snowfall during the winter months, so most vacationers travel to Chicago during the summer. However, if you use Orbitz.com and schedule your trip during the off-peak travel season, it's easy to find cheap flights to Chicago.
Highlights and Attractions
Orbitz.com not only helps you find cheap flights to Chicago, but can also help you purchase tickets to the Sears Tower or make reservations for guided city tours.
Cheap flights from Madison to Chicago
Highlighted price = Cheapest round-trip flights
Prices are round trip per person (conditions apply)
Cheapest weekend flights in January from Madison to Chicago
|Leave Fri, Jan 24||Madison (MSN)||Chicago (ORD)||United Airlines||
|Return Sun, Jan 26||Chicago (ORD)||Madison (MSN)||United Airlines|
Lowest roundtrip airfare in January from Madison to Chicago
|Leave Tue, Jan 14||Madison (MSN)||Chicago (ORD)||United Airlines||
|Return Wed, Jan 29||Chicago (ORD)||Madison (MSN)||United Airlines|
Madison and Chicago airports and terminals
Airports in MadisonWI, US
Dane County Regional (MSN)
Distance from City Center: 4.4 miles
Carriers for flights from MSN to CHI
CarriersAmerican Airlines, US Airways, United Airlines
Airports in Chicago IL, US
Midway Airport (MDW)
Distance from City Center: 9.5 miles
O'Hare Airport (ORD)
Distance from City Center: 15.1 miles
Terminals and carriers for flights from MSN to ORD
Terminal Carriers Terminal 1 US Airways, United Airlines Terminal 2 US Airways, United Airlines Terminal 3 American Airlines
Interesting facts about flights from Madison to Chicago
- 20 direct flights are operating from Madison to Chicago today.
- Today's average time for a direct flight is 0h 56m.
- American Airlines flight 5301 (12:00 AM GMT, Embraer RJ140) is today's earliest available flight from Madison to Chicago.
- United Airlines flight 5607 (1:21 PM GMT, Canadair Regional Jet) is today's latest available flight from Madison to Chicago.
- Today's shortest direct flight from Madison to Chicago (United Airlines flight 3776, Canadair Regional Jet 700) takes 0h 51m.
- Today's longest direct flight from Madison to Chicago (American Airlines flight 3700, Embraer RJ140) takes 1h 5m.
- Flights from Dane County Regional (MSN) to Midway Airport (MDW), O'Hare Airport (ORD) are available for this route.
Aircraft options between Madison and Chicago
|Boeing 737-900 Passenger||United Airlines|
|Boeing 737-800 Passenger||United Airlines|
|Embraer RJ135/RJ140/RJ145||US Airways, United Airlines|
|Canadair Regional Jet 700||US Airways, United Airlines|
|Canadair Regional Jet||United Airlines, US Airways|
|Embraer RJ145||American Airlines, United Airlines|
|Embraer RJ140||American Airlines|
Flight schedule for flights from Madison to Chicago on Fri, Dec 13, 2013
|Carrier||Flight #||Departing||Arriving||Aircraft||Flight time|
|American Airlines||AA5301||MSN||6:00 AM||ORD||7:00 AM||ERD||1hr 0min|
|United Airlines||UA3798||MSN||7:40 AM||ORD||8:36 AM||CR7||0hr 56min|
|US Airways||US7292||MSN||7:40 AM||ORD||8:36 AM||CR7||0hr 56min|
|United Airlines||UA5953||MSN||9:25 AM||ORD||10:22 AM||ERJ||0hr 57min|
|US Airways||US7290||MSN||9:25 AM||ORD||10:22 AM||ERJ||0hr 57min|
|American Airlines||AA5334||MSN||9:50 AM||ORD||10:50 AM||ERD||1hr 0min|
|United Airlines||UA5947||MSN||11:10 AM||ORD||12:07 PM||ERJ||0hr 57min|
|US Airways||US7305||MSN||11:10 AM||ORD||12:07 PM||ERJ||0hr 57min|
|United Airlines||UA5929||MSN||1:21 PM||ORD||2:18 PM||ERJ||0hr 57min|
|US Airways||US7531||MSN||1:21 PM||ORD||2:18 PM||ERJ||0hr 57min|
|American Airlines||AA5319||MSN||1:35 PM||ORD||2:30 PM||ERD||0hr 55min|
|United Airlines||UA5820||MSN||2:55 PM||ORD||3:48 PM||ERJ||0hr 53min|
|US Airways||US7302||MSN||2:55 PM||ORD||3:48 PM||ERJ||0hr 53min|
Fare, taxes & fees: Fares include all taxes and fees, except baggage fees. Rates shown reflect fares found by other Orbitz users over the past 48 hours. Due to rapidly changing airline prices & seat availability, these fares may no longer be available.
Refunds/changes/cancellations: Itinerary changes, if permitted for the fare, will have a $30 service fee charged by Orbitz. Additional airline charges may apply.
Other conditions: Schedules, fares and rules are subject to change without notice. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights/dates or in all markets. Lower fares may be available. Fares will not be honored retroactively or in exchange for any wholly/partially unused ticket. Tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable. Fare rules are provided for the selected itinerary before booking.