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Fares from $82 One Way, $161 Round Trip from Wilmington to Chicago

Prices starting at $161 for return flights and $82 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.

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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.

Flights from Wilmington to Chicago - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Wilmington to Chicago?

There are, which is great news if you're not a huge fan of changing planes en route. United Airlines and American Airlines fly nonstop from Wilmington, NC Airport (ILM-Wilmington Intl.) to Chicago, IL Airport (ORD-O'Hare Intl.).

What is the shortest flight from Wilmington to Chicago?

If the weather is good and everything goes to plan, you could be flying into Chicago, IL Airport (ORD-O'Hare Intl.) from Wilmington, NC Airport (ILM-Wilmington Intl.) in just 2 hours and 22 minutes. With such a fast flight time, consider bringing just hand luggage.

What airlines fly from Wilmington to Chicago most frequently?

There are two airlines offering the most frequent flights from Wilmington, NC Airport (ILM-Wilmington Intl.) to Chicago, IL Airport (ORD-O'Hare Intl.), including United Airlines (UA). A top pick for many travelers, it operates 27 flights on this route each month. Also look into the deals from American Airlines (AA). Offering 21 monthly flights between Wilmington and Chicago, they'll make sure your journey is just as enjoyable as the destination.

^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on Orbitz.com from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.