Cheap Flight Deals From Wilmington (ILM) to Chicago (CHI) Starting at $208

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Airfares from $208 One Way, $328 Round Trip from Wilmington to Chicago

Prices starting at $328 for return flights and $208 for one-way flights to Chicago were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

More About Flying To Chicago from Wilmington

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Finding Flights from Wilmington to Chicago

Wilmington International Airport

If you're looking for cheap flights from Wilmington, the Orbitz.com website can help you find a flight that fits your budget. The Wilmington International Airport is located at 1740 Airport Boulevard, approximately 4 miles from downtown Wilmington. Three airlines service the airport: Allegiant, Delta and US Airways. The Orbitz.com website searches flights available from all the airlines and displays the options together, making it easy for you to find and book a cheap flight.

Parking and Transportation

If you need to leave your car at the airport while you travel, the airport has numerous parking options. The long-term parking lot and the credit card lot are the cheapest options. Both lots charge $9 per day. The airport also has a short-term lot that charges $15 for every 24 hours. The premium credit card lot charges $10 per day. You can also take a cab to the airport. Cab fares vary among cab companies. Dragon Limocab charges a flat rate of $15 from downtown Wilmington to the airport; however, Angel's Taxi LLC charges a $3 pickup fee and $2.10 per mile. If you need a vehicle when you arrive at your destination, you can reserve a rental car using the Orbitz.com website.

Dining at the Airport

The airport has two dining options: Tailwind Deli & Bar and the Gate Area Restaurant & Lounge. Both restaurants feature grab-and-go selections. However, if you want a hot meal, choose the Gate Area Restaurant & Bar. If you use the Orbitz.com website to find cheap flights from Wilmington, you won't have to worry about anything. All of your travel plans are taken care of, so you'll have time to eat before your flight.

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.

Frequently asked questions

Am I able to catch a flight from Wilmington to Chicago now?
If you’re agonizing over quarantine requirements and travel restrictions when getting a flight from Wilmington to Chicago, check out the Covid-19 Travel Advisor.
Are there non-stop flights from Wilmington to Chicago?
United Airlines and American Airlines operate direct flights from Wilmington, NC (ILM-Wilmington Intl.) to O’Hare Intl. Airport (ORD), which means you won’t need to worry about switching planes or being bored during a stopover.
What is the shortest flight from Wilmington to Chicago?
Jetting from Wilmington Intl. Airport to O’Hare Airport takes at least 3 hours and 4 minutes. Indulge in a wine and watch a flick or two — this is a great opportunity to kick back and unwind.
What airlines fly from Wilmington to Chicago most frequently?
There are a few airlines offering the most frequent flights from Wilmington Intl. Airport to Chicago, IL (ORD-O’Hare Intl.), including United Airlines (UA). The preferred choice of many travelers, it operates 30 flights on this route each month. Also explore the rewarding deals available with American Airlines (AA). Offering 26 flights each month between Wilmington and Chicago, they’ll make sure your journey is just as good as the destination.
If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Chicago?
We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it’s good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans to Chicago have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you’ll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.
Are there flights to Chicago with flexible change policies?
In most cases you’ll have the option to reschedule your flight to Chicago without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the “no change fees” filter and book with confidence.
What is the cheapest day of the week to fly?
Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2021 shows that Monday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Tuesday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.
What is the cheapest month to fly?
We won’t keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data from 2021, the cheapest month to fly is February. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a break from it all in the shortest month of the year. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly is during the height of summer in July, and in the holiday month of December.*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2021. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

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