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Richmond to Chicago Flights

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Selected fares from Richmond to Chicago

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
RIC CHI Mon, Jan 19 - Sat, Jan 24 $224
RIC CHI Sat, Jan 17 - Mon, Jan 19 $329
RIC CHI Mon, Jan 19 - Fri, Jan 23 $346
RIC CHI Sat, Jan 17 - Mon, Jan 19 $435
RIC CHI Fri, Feb 13 - Sun, Feb 15 $469

Richmond and Chicago airports and terminals

Airports in Richmond VA, US
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  • 1

    Intl (Byrd Field) (RIC)

    Distance from City Center: 6.5 miles

    Carriers for flights from RIC to CHI

    Carriers
    American Airlines, Qatar Airways, US Airways, United Airlines
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Airports in Chicago IL, US
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  • 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 RIC to ORD

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal 1 US Airways, United Airlines
    Terminal 2 US Airways, United Airlines
    Terminal 3 American Airlines, Qatar Airways, US Airways
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January

Cheapest weekend flights in January from Richmond to Chicago

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Jan 15 Richmond (RIC) Chicago (ORD) jetBlue $240
Earn $2.40
Return Sun, Jan 18 Chicago (ORD) Richmond (RIC) jetBlue

Lowest roundtrip airfare in January from Richmond to Chicago

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Mon, Jan 19 Richmond (RIC) Chicago (ORD) jetBlue $224
Earn $2.24
Return Sat, Jan 24 Chicago (ORD) Richmond (RIC) jetBlue
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February

Cheapest weekend flights in February from Richmond to Chicago

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Feb 27 Richmond (RIC) Chicago (ORD) jetBlue $285
Earn $2.85
Return Sun, Mar 1 Chicago (ORD) Richmond (RIC) jetBlue

Lowest roundtrip airfare in February from Richmond to Chicago

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Feb 18 Richmond (RIC) Chicago (ORD) jetBlue $222
Earn $2.22
Return Tue, Feb 24 Chicago (ORD) Richmond (RIC) jetBlue
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March

Lowest roundtrip airfare in March from Richmond to Chicago

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Mar 31 Richmond (RIC) Chicago (ORD) jetBlue $229
Earn $2.29
Return Tue, Apr 7 Chicago (ORD) Richmond (RIC) jetBlue

Best one-week trip in March from Richmond to Chicago

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Mar 31 Richmond (RIC) Chicago (ORD) jetBlue $229
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Return Tue, Apr 7 Chicago (ORD) Richmond (RIC) jetBlue
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Flights to Chicago

Flying From Richmond International Airport

Researching cheap flights from Richmond, VA, is simple when you use the tools offered by Orbitz.com. The site makes it easy to search for plane tickets from a number of airlines, helping you get a great deal. Located seven miles southeast of the city, the airport offers services to destinations around the US and abroad from a wide range of major airlines:

  • Air Canada
  • AirTran
  • American
  • Bahamasair
  • Delta
  • JetBlue
  • United
  • US Airways

Getting to Richmond International Airport

It is easy to reach the airport from two major Richmond area highways. If traveling on Interstate 64, take exit 197A, and if driving on Interstate 295, use exit 31.

A variety of parking options are available at the airport. Economy parking is a bargain at $7 per day, and it requires riding on a shuttle from the parking lot to the terminal. Daily surface and garage parking is found within walking distance of the building, and this is $12 per day. For the ultimate in convenience, valet parking at $20 per day is available. Off-site parking is also available near the airport at businesses like Park 'N Go.

In addition to driving your own vehicle, the airport can be reached by taxis and limousines. City bus routes 7 and 56 also offer a ride to the airport from downtown Richmond for just $1.50.

Amenities at the Airport

A variety of restaurants offer food service at the airport. Caribou Coffee has locations in concourse A and B and offers breakfast items to complement its beverage offerings. Vito's Market and Sam Adams Celebrates Richmond are two other fine options. If time is an issue, grabbing a snack to bring on board your flight from Hudson News may be worth considering. Fliers using Richmond International Airport can use Orbitz.com to find cheap flights from Richmond to their destinations.

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.

Interesting facts about flights from Richmond to Chicago

    • 10 direct flights are operating from Richmond to Chicago today.
    • Today's average time for a direct flight is 2h 17m.
    • American Airlines flight 3131 (12:00 AM GMT, Embraer RJ140) is today's earliest available flight from Richmond to Chicago.
    • United Airlines flight 4727 (12:11 PM GMT, Embraer RJ135/RJ140/RJ145) is today's latest available flight from Richmond to Chicago.
    • Today's shortest direct flight from Richmond to Chicago (United Airlines flight 4413, Embraer RJ135/RJ140/RJ145) takes 2h 7m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from Richmond to Chicago (American Airlines flight 3131, Embraer RJ140) takes 2h 25m.
    • Flights from Intl (Byrd Field) (RIC) to Midway Airport (MDW), O'Hare Airport (ORD) are available for this route.

Flight schedule for flights from Richmond to Chicago on Sun, Dec 28, 2014

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
American Airlines AA3131 RIC 6:00 AM ORD 7:25 AM ERD 2hr 25min
US Airways US8568 RIC 6:00 AM ORD 7:25 AM ERD 2hr 25min
United Airlines UA6079 RIC 6:53 AM ORD 8:10 AM ERJ 2hr 17min
American Airlines/United Airlines AA3926/UA345 RIC 5:45 AM ORD 8:46 AM CRJ/320 4hr 1min
American Airlines/American Airlines AA3926/AA1933 RIC 5:45 AM ORD 9:00 AM CRJ/321 4hr 15min
American Airlines/US Airways AA3926/US1933 RIC 5:45 AM ORD 9:00 AM CRJ/321 4hr 15min
US Airways/American Airlines US3926/AA1933 RIC 5:45 AM ORD 9:00 AM CRJ/321 4hr 15min
US Airways/US Airways US3926/US1933 RIC 5:45 AM ORD 9:00 AM CRJ/321 4hr 15min
American Airlines/American Airlines AA829/AA2023 RIC 6:55 AM ORD 9:50 AM 319/321 3hr 55min
American Airlines/US Airways AA829/US2023 RIC 6:55 AM ORD 9:50 AM 319/321 3hr 55min
US Airways/American Airlines US829/AA2023 RIC 6:55 AM ORD 9:50 AM 319/321 3hr 55min
US Airways/US Airways US829/US2023 RIC 6:55 AM ORD 9:50 AM 319/321 3hr 55min
American Airlines/United Airlines AA829/UA3955 RIC 6:55 AM ORD 10:21 AM 319/ERJ 4hr 26min