Cheap Flight Deals From Chicago (CHI) to Raleigh (RDU) Starting at $69

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Airfares from $69 One Way, $138 Round Trip from Chicago to Raleigh

Prices starting at $138 for return flights and $69 for one-way flights to Raleigh 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 Raleigh from Chicago

Route Information for Flights from Chicago to Raleigh

Origin Airport IATA Code CHI
Destination Airport IATA Code RDU
Distance 645 mi
Direct Flight Airlines American Airlines, Qatar Airways, JAL, Alaska Airlines, Aer Lingus, Royal Jordanian, ANA, SWISS, Lufthansa, Air New Zealand, United Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival 2:10PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival 2:32AM UTC

Traveling from Chicago to Raleigh

Airports in Chicago

The city of Chicago is primarily served by two international airports. Travelers looking for low-fare flights from Chicago can use Orbitz.com to find flights from both O'Hare and Midway. O'Hare International Airport is located approximately 17 miles northwest of downtown Chicago. Midway International Airport is located on the city's southwest side, approximately eight miles from Chicago's Loop. O'Hare serves as a hub for American Airlines and United Airlines, and Midway is a hub for Southwest Airlines.

Chicago Airport Parking

Daily, hourly, and valet parking are available at O'Hare. Rates vary from $2.00 to $10.00 per hour. An economy parking lot is also available at a rate of $2.00 per hour. Similar parking options and rates apply at Midway.

Chicago Airport Transportation

There are numerous transportation options for getting to and from both O'Hare and Midway. O'Hare can be accessed via regional trains, buses, and local mass transit lines. The CTA Blue Line offers a fast and convenient transportation option to and from this airport. Midway is served by the CTA Orange Line. Car rental services are available at both airports, and travelers can quickly book car rental services at either airport using Orbitz.com.

Chicago Airport Restaurants

Both O'Hare and Midway offer a variety of restaurant options for travelers. Restaurants located in both airports include Starbuck's Coffee, Chicago Style Hot Dogs, McDonald's, Auntie Anne's, Chili's, Cinnabon, and Dunkin Donuts, making it easy for visitors to grab a quick breakfast, snack, or meal. By using Orbitz.com, travelers can quickly and easily find low-fare flights from Chicago.

Raleigh Airport Information

The Raleigh-Durham International Airport serves the greater Raleigh region, and it also acts as a major connecting airport for flights traveling the east coast. When you book one of the cheap flights to Raleigh through Orbitz.com, you will be able to choose from any one of the major domestic or international air carriers that service the airport, including AirTran, Southwest, Air Canada, American Airlines, Bahamas Air, Delta, JetBlue, United or US Airways. The airport is located roughly 18 miles northwest of the downtown Raleigh area, which is easily accessible via Route 40.

Ground Transportation in Raleigh

The RDU Airport Taxi Service offers transportation to the Amtrak, Greyhound or Triangle Transit bus stations for a low fare of $2. You can also use the RDU taxi service to get to your final destination. Fares to either Raleigh or Durham are roughly $30, while it will cost you $20 to get to Cary or $40 to get to Chapel Hill. Most major rental car services are available at the airport as well. When you purchase your air ticket through Orbitz.com, your savings might be enough to warrant hiring a private car service or limousine to ride into town in style.

Raleigh Area Weather Information

Winters in the Raleigh area are mild, with temperatures ranging from the low 30s to low 50s. Summers can be hot, with temperatures ranging from the 70s to the 90s. Summer is the rainiest time of year in Raleigh, so be sure to pack a lightweight raincoat or umbrella to keep you dry.

What to Do in Raleigh

History buffs and outdoor enthusiasts will find plenty of things to do while in the Raleigh-Durham area. There are many museums where you can look back at life as it was many years ago, or simply visit one of the many civil war sites that dot the region. Enjoy the balmy weather as you go hiking, mountain biking or horseback riding, or simply have a quiet picnic in one of the many area parks. Whatever you choose to do while you are there, enjoy your stay and remember to use Orbitz.com the next time you need to find cheap flights to Raleigh.

Frequently asked questions

Am I able to catch a flight from Chicago to Raleigh now?
If you’re agonizing over quarantine requirements and travel restrictions when traveling by plane from Chicago to Raleigh, go right to our Covid-19 Travel Advisor.
Are there non-stop flights from Chicago to Raleigh?
American Airlines and United Airlines operate direct flights from ORD to Raleigh–Durham Airport, which means you won’t have to worry about changing planes or being bored during a layover.
What is the shortest flight from Chicago to Raleigh?
If the weather is good and all goes as planned, you could be jetting into RDU from MDW in just 2 hours and 45 minutes. With such a brief flight time, contemplate traveling with hand luggage only.
What airlines fly from Chicago to Raleigh most frequently?
There are two airlines offering frequent flights from O’Hare Airport to RDU, including American Airlines (AA). The preferred choice of many travelers, it operates 112 flights on this route every month. Alternatively, book your favorite aisle (or window) seat with United Airlines (UA). You’ll have 91 monthly flights between Chicago and Raleigh to take your pick of with this carrier.
If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Raleigh?
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 Raleigh 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 Raleigh with flexible change policies?
In most cases you’ll have the option to reschedule your flight to Raleigh 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.

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.