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Fares from $29 One Way, $58 Round Trip from Chicago to Pittsburgh

Prices starting at $58 for return flights and $29 for one-way flights to Pittsburgh 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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Route Information for Flights from Chicago to Pittsburgh

Origin Airport IATA CodeCHI
Destination Airport IATA CodePIT
Distance410 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesAmerican Airlines, Qatar Airways, Air Canada, JAL, Alaska Airlines, Qantas, SAS, Lufthansa, Air New Zealand, United Airlines, Gulf Air, British Airways
Earliest Flight Arrival3:59PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival2:19AM UTC

Flights Review

Jan 24, 2020

On time take off and landing

Aug 4, 2019

Every staff we came across both prior to boarding and once on the plane were dry friendly. The flight was very smooth!

Oct 3, 2018

need more service people at self check in kiosks. I had to wait 20 minutes for help. Had a personal item only that had to be checked by service rep.

Sep 30, 2018

It seems to me that the culture within United Airlines habe changed. Every one was so friendly, impressive! Please keep up with your good work! Thank you!!

Apr 30, 2018

Luggage was routed incorrectly. I didn’t have to wait til the next morning for delivery. ☹️

Mar 23, 2018

Orbitz keeps forgetting our TSA recheck # and FF # from our profile. Also not getting flight notices. Get with it or we are changing

Mar 20, 2018

One of the check-in people at the desk in Pitt was sure my carry-on wasn't going to fit. I told it fit on the way there and she said it was a different plane. She followed me to the plane door and made the flight attendant look at my bag. She was not very friendly!

Travel from Chicago to Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh is one of the friendliest and most beautiful cities in the United States. When you are ready to visit, log on to to find the best deals on flights from Chicago to Pittsburgh. The city mixes a blue-collar past with a modern sophistication that is delightful for travelers.

Flying out of Chicago

Chicago O’Hare International Airport is located eighteen miles from downtown. A taxi ride is a great way to reduce stress and will cost approximately $38. As one of the busiest airports in the United States, O’Hare offers a huge variety of restaurants, lounges, and shops. Voted the best airport in the country for ten years, O’Hare provides a great travel experience. If you wish to drive your own vehicle, parking is available at rates as low as $9 per day.

Enjoying Pittsburgh

Visitors fly in to Pittsburgh International Airport, about twenty miles west of downtown. A cab ride into the city will cost from $35 to $50, depending upon traffic. A city bus is also available, and many local hotels offer complimentary shuttles. Pittsburgh features a remarkable number of incredible museums. Take the time to visit the Carnegie Museums and the Andy Warhol Museum. The Carnegie Science Center and the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh are fascinating and family friendly. If you’d prefer to spend time outside, you can choose from several impressive park spaces, including Frick Park and Schenley Park. For a real treat, take one of the inclines to the top of Mount Washington for magnificent views of the city. Embrace the athletic spirit of Pittsburgh by going to see a Pirates, Penguins, or Steelers game. The city has lively music and theater scenes and is the home of the renowned Pittsburgh Symphony. The weather in Pittsburgh is fairly mild. Summer highs are generally in the mid-80s, while winter lows range from about 20 to 30°F.

Planning Your Trip

As you plan your trip to this fun and beautiful city, make sure to visit to find the best deals on flights from Chicago to Pittsburgh. Take the time to explore the museums, parks, music, and local restaurants, and you’ll see why Pittsburgh is considered by many to be one of the nation’s top travel destinations.

Flights from Chicago to Pittsburgh - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Chicago to Pittsburgh?

The excellent news is, there are. United Airlines and American Airlines are a couple of carriers that will take you right from Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.) to Pittsburgh, PA (PIT-Pittsburgh Intl.).

What is the shortest flight from Chicago to Pittsburgh?

The trip from Chicago to Pittsburgh can be as fast as 1 hour and 22 minutes. With a leisurely flight time like this, why not round up some friends and take off on a spur-of-the-moment getaway?

What airlines fly from Chicago (and vicinity) to Pittsburgh (and vicinity) most frequently?

There are a couple of airlines offering the most frequent flights from Chicago, IL Airport (ORD-OHare Intl.) to Pittsburgh, PA Airport (PIT-Pittsburgh Intl.), including United Airlines (UA). A top pick for many travelers, it operates 165 flights on this route every month. If you want to broaden your options, have a look at the cost of tickets with American Airlines (AA), which operates 104 flights from Chicago (and vicinity) to Pittsburgh (and vicinity) each month.

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

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 Pittsburgh 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 Pittsburgh with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Pittsburgh 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 2019 shows that Tuesday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Monday. 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 February. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a fresh start to the new year. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly isn't the height of summer, as most people assume, but the festive month of December.

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 2019 saved over 50% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

*According to flight demand on from January to December 2019. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on 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.