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Selected fares from Chicago to Columbus

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Route Information for Flights from Chicago to Columbus

Origin Airport IATA Code ORD
Destination Airport IATA Code CMH
Flight Price $201
Distance 472 km

Jump from Chicago to Columbus

A flight from Chicago to Columbus can get you to a business meeting or surprise party in less than two hours. Let help you find the best deals on flights from Chicago to Columbus. Chicago is full of cultural and business opportunities, while Columbus offers quieter suburbs and plenty of attractions for families.

Leaving Chicago

O’Hare International Airport is Chicago’s major air hub. Most flights to Columbus depart from this airport, which is located about 17 miles north of the heart of the city. Parking at the airport is relatively affordable. The least expensive economy lots cost only $9 a day, but they fill quickly and spaces are in high demand. Travelers can also use the METRA public transit system to connect with the shuttles that deliver passengers to any of the four terminals.

Exploring Columbus

Planes departing from the Windy City land at the Port Columbus International Airport, which is located just six miles from the downtown area. Two interstates connect to the airport, making it easy to access the rest of the city if you rent a car. Buses from the Central Ohio Transit Authority travel from the airport to downtown Columbus. Many visitors enjoy a trip to the award-winning Columbus Zoo and Aquarium. History-lovers visit the city to see the replica of Christopher Columbus’ ship anchored on Scioto River. The area is hot and humid in the summer, with temperatures regularly reaching 95 degrees Fahrenheit. Moderate fall and winter temperatures make these seasons ideal for travel. Average low temperatures stay above 20 degrees Fahrenheit throughout January and February.

Experience the Midwest

Both of these large and prosperous cities has artistic and cultural sights well worth seeing. The short flights from Chicago to Columbus can help you find a little relief from cold winter winds. will help you explore both cities while stretching your travel budget with discounts on airfares.


Fare, taxes & fees: Fares include all taxes and fees, except baggage fees. Rates shown reflect fares found by other Orbitz users over the past 7 days. 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.

^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on from January 1, 2018 to December 31, 2018 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.