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Airfares from $97 One Way, $171 Round Trip from Chicago to Rochester

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More About Flying To Rochester from Chicago

Route Information for Flights from Chicago to Rochester

Origin Airport IATA Code CHI
Destination Airport IATA Code ROC
Distance 526 mi
Direct Flight Airlines American Airlines, Qatar Airways, JAL, Alaska Airlines, Air Canada, SAS, ANA, Air New Zealand, United Airlines, British Airways
Earliest Flight Arrival 2:01PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival 3:59AM UTC

Flying from Chicago to Rochester

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.

Rochester Airport Information

The Greater Rochester International Airport serves the city of Rochester, New York. It sits roughly five miles from the heart of downtown, at 1200 Brooks Avenue. The airport sees more than 2.5 million passengers, and Orbitz.com makes it easy to book your flights to Rochester. Seven major airlines fly in and out of Rochester, including Air Canada, AirTran, American, Delta, United and US Airways. The powerful Orbitz.com search engine scans flight information for multiple airlines at one time, and Orbitz.com can find flight arrangements to fit the budget of any travel planner.

Transportation in Rochester

Most visitors to Rochester get a ride from the airport or rent a car. When you research your flights to Rochester, Orbitz.com can also provide information about renting a car. Multiple car rental companies, including Avid, Budget and Enterprise, have rental desks at the Greater Rochester International Airport. Taxi and limousine services can be arranged in Rochester if you choose not to rent a car, and many area hotels provide a shuttle for rides to and from the airport.

Weather in Rochester

Its location in northwestern New York makes Rochester a prime target for major winter blizzards. Annual snowfall can reach as high 100 inches, so be prepared for snow and cold when you schedule flights to Rochester during the winter. Rochester summers are relatively mild, with highs around 80° F and lows in the 60s.

Rochester Attractions and Sights

Although it's not a tourist haven, Rochester features some interesting attractions for visitors. Lake Ontario offers a relaxing beachfront, and the George Eastman House gives you a glimpse of the city's historic place in the world of cameras and photography. A visit to Highland Park to see the infamous lilacs is an absolute must if you visit in the spring, and few things offer a better taste of local culture than going to Nick Tahou's for a legendary garbage plate. No doubt you will enjoy all Rochester has to offer, and remember to book your flights to Rochester with Orbitz.com.

Frequently asked questions

Am I able to catch a flight from Chicago to Rochester now?
If you’re wondering about quarantine and travel restrictions when getting a flight from Chicago to Rochester, go right to our Covid-19 Travel Advisor.
Are there non-stop flights from Chicago to Rochester?
Have your credit card at the ready, because there are two carriers that fly directly from Chicago, IL (ORD-O’Hare Intl.) to ROC. Lock in a great deal with United Airlines or American Airlines.
What is the shortest flight from Chicago to Rochester?
If conditions are good and everything goes to plan, you could be disembarking at Greater Rochester Intl. Airport (ROC) from Midway Airport in just 2 hours and 16 minutes. With such a brief flight time, think about bringing just carry-on luggage.
What airlines fly from Chicago to Rochester most frequently?
United Airlines (UA) offers 121 flights each month between O’Hare Airport to Greater Rochester Intl. Airport (ROC). Your next great adventure is just a few clicks away. American Airlines (AA) will also get you to your destination in comfort and style. Offering 78 monthly flights between Chicago and Rochester, it’s another quality airline to look into.
If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Rochester?
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 Rochester 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 Rochester with flexible change policies?
In most cases you’ll have the option to reschedule your flight to Rochester 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.