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Fares from $38 One Way, $75 Round Trip from Chicago to Washington

Prices starting at $75 for return flights and $38 for one-way flights to Washington 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 Washington from Chicago

Flights from Chicago to Washington - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Chicago to Washington?

Yes, there are two airlines that offer nonstop flights from Chicago, IL Airport (ORD-O'Hare Intl.) to Washington, DC Airport (DCA-Ronald Reagan Washington National). Hunt down the best deal and take to the skies with United Airlines or American Airlines.

What is the shortest flight from Chicago to Washington?

It can take just 1 hour and 50 minutes to travel from Chicago, IL Airport (ORD-O'Hare Intl.) to Washington, DC Airport (DCA-Ronald Reagan Washington National). Sit back and enjoy the journey, because you'll be strolling through arrivals before long.

What airlines fly from Chicago to Washington most frequently?

The airlines that fly the most frequently between Chicago, IL Airport (ORD-O'Hare Intl.) and Washington, DC Airport (DCA-Ronald Reagan Washington National) include United Airlines (UA). This well-known option operates 218 flights on the route each month. American Airlines (AA) also services the route from Chicago to Washington. It's another excellent choice and has 156 flights every month.

Route Information for Flights from Chicago to Washington

Origin Airport IATA CodeCHI
Destination Airport IATA CodeWAS
Distance610 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesAmerican Airlines, Qatar Airways, Alaska Airlines, SAS, ANA, Air New Zealand, United Airlines, British Airways
Earliest Flight Arrival3:14PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival12:55AM UTC

Flights Review

Mar 8, 2020

Tiny plane but very nice hostess

Jan 23, 2020

No delays, comfortable flight. Thanks!

Jan 18, 2020

I made it thoguh, pleae consider that transfer in ORD in 2 hour could be impossible.

Jan 12, 2020

Got home safe I bad weather

Dec 25, 2019

Going to do it again!!!!

Dec 18, 2019

The seats are small. I’m 140lbs and am too big.

Dec 17, 2019

Friendly staff and comfortable flight

Dec 14, 2019

Super long lines but overall very satisfied. Always are with American Airlines

Dec 4, 2019

None.

Nov 28, 2019

Very expensive for flying but a fine trip

Finding Flights from Chicago to Washington DC

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.

Washington DC Airport

Orbitz.com can help you book cheap flights to Washington DC, which is served by Dulles International Airport. Dulles is located 26 miles from Washington DC, in Chantilly, Virginia. It was the first American airport designed for commercial travel. The airport offers nonstop service to 114 destinations within the United States as well as 37 international locations. Orbitz.com can help you find deals on your air ticket.

Transportation

Dulles airport offers more than 24,000 public parking spaces, with most requiring an hourly fee for use. The airport provides an economy lot as well as valet parking. Visitors picking up passengers can utilize the cell phone waiting area. Dulles International Airport offers a variety of transportation options, including taxis, coaches and shuttles. Rental cars, Metrorail, and Metrobus are also convenient transportation options that are readily available. Taxi fare from the airport to downtown Washington DC costs around $20. A one-way Metrorail fare is $1.70, and a one-way Metrobus fare is $1.60.

Weather

Generally, the weather in Washington DC is mild compared to other East Coast cities. Winter temperatures can dip as low as 24°F, and the area occasionally gets snowstorms. Springtime is mild, with temperatures averaging 60°F. Summer months can get very hot, with average temperatures around 89°F. The fall temperatures often average 54°F.

Dulles Airport Restaurants

Many restaurants are available to passengers at the Dulles International Airport. Five Guys, Harry's Tap Room, Capital Grounds Coffee, California Tortilla, and Vino Volo Wine Room are just a sampling of the dining options. Checking Orbitz.com for cheap flights to Washington DC is your best bet for finding great deals.

^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.