Cheap Flight Deals From Chicago (CHI) to Reno (RNO) Starting at $81

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Airfares from $81 One Way, $162 Round Trip from Chicago to Reno

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More About Flying To Reno from Chicago

Route Information for Flights from Chicago to Reno

Origin Airport IATA Code CHI
Destination Airport IATA Code RNO
Distance 1667 mi
Direct Flight Airlines United Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival 6:59AM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival 6:59AM UTC

Fly from Chicago to Reno

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.

Reno Airport Service

Reno travelers are serviced by Reno-Tahoe International Airport, which is located on 2001 E. Plumb Lane. Southwest, United, US Airways, and Delta airlines all service this airport, which is located just four miles from downtown Reno. Flights to Reno can be booked on Orbitz.com.

Airport Transportation in Reno

It is easy to reach downtown Reno by taxi from the airport; E. Plumb Lane leads directly into the city center. Taxis are available at the airport and generally take 10 minutes to reach the downtown area. Rental cars are available and can be booked on Orbitz.com. The RTC Ride city bus service provides economical transport to the city center for under $3. The bus stop can be found on the ground level of the airport, outside of baggage claim.

Weather in Reno

Reno is a warm city that enjoys a desert climate year-round, which includes low levels of humidity and rainfall. Winter temperatures can dip as low as 20º F in the evening, and even summer nights average in the 40s. Summer daytime temperatures are typically in the 90s or above, so sunscreen is a must.

Things to Do in Reno

Reno is almost as well known as nearby Las Vegas for its many gambling establishments, including the Casino at El Dorado. However, Reno offers more than just gambling. Visitors can also enjoy the many nature conservatories and hiking trails in the area, including the Truckee River Walk and Virginia Lake Park. Outdoor adventurers can experience thrilling activities through Thermal Sky Sports or skiing at Mt. Rose Ski Resort. Discount vacation packages plus international or domestic flights to Reno can be purchased on Orbitz.com.

Frequently asked questions

Am I able to catch a flight from Chicago to Reno now?
If you’re concerned about travel restrictions and quarantine requirements when catching a flight from Chicago to Reno, go right to our Covid-19 Travel Advisor.
Are there non-stop flights from Chicago to Reno?
Have your credit card at the ready, because there are two carriers that operate direct flights from ORD to Reno-Tahoe Intl. Airport. Lock in a fantastic deal with American Airlines or United Airlines.
What is the shortest flight from Chicago to Reno?
The fastest flight time from Chicago to Reno is 4 hours and 50 minutes, which gives you more than enough time to enjoy a red wine or get swept up in a good movie.
What airlines fly from Chicago to Reno most frequently?
There are a couple of airlines offering the most frequent flights from O’Hare Airport to Reno, NV (RNO-Reno-Tahoe Intl.), including American Airlines (AA). Popular with travelers, it operates 52 flights on this route every month. If you can’t find the right flight for you there, have a look at the airfares with United Airlines (UA). This carrier is a fantastic alternative and offers 30 flights between Chicago and Reno monthly.
If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Reno?
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 Reno 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 Reno with flexible change policies?
In most cases you’ll have the option to reschedule your flight to Reno 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.

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