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Airfares from $31 One Way, $61 Round Trip from Chicago to Washington

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Route Information for Flights from Chicago to Washington

Origin Airport IATA CodeCHI
Destination Airport IATA CodeWAS
Distance610 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesAmerican Airlines, Qatar Airways, JAL, Alaska Airlines, Royal Jordanian, SAS, ANA, Air New Zealand, United Airlines, British Airways
Earliest Flight Arrival12:51PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival3:55AM 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.

Flights from Chicago to Washington - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Chicago to Washington?

There are 4 airlines that fly nonstop from O'Hare Airport to National Airport. Find exactly what you're after with one of these respected carriers:

  • United Airlines
  • American Airlines
  • United Airlines
  • American Airlines
  • United Airlines
What airlines fly from Chicago to Washington most frequently?

These airlines offer the most flights from Chicago to Washington. Whatever your travel schedule, we're sure you'll find one that works for you among these top carriers: American Airlines - (AA) with 417 flights every month United Airlines - (UA) with 417 flights every month United Airlines - (UA) with 417 flights every month American Airlines - (AA) with 417 flights every month United Airlines - (UA) with 104 flights every month United Airlines - (UA) with 104 flights every month

If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Washington?

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 Washington 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 Washington with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Washington 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 2020 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 the cheapest month to fly is August. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a break from it all before the weather changes. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly is the height of summer, with ticket prices peaking in the month of June.

How can I save money on flights?

To really save big on your next vacation, think outside the box. Select two different airlines or fare types for your return trip and you'll generally get a much better deal. Those who tried this on Orbitz in 2020 saved up to 45% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2020. 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.