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Fares from $84 One Way, $167 Round Trip from Chicago to Albany

Prices starting at $167 for return flights and $84 for one-way flights to Albany 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 Albany

Origin Airport IATA CodeCHI
Destination Airport IATA CodeALB
Distance720 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesAmerican Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Air Canada, ANA, Air New Zealand, United Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival8:40PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival2:01AM UTC

Flights Review

Feb 25, 2020

All flights went as scheduled and even landed a little early.

Dec 20, 2019

With the entertainment controls on top of the arm rest I’m now constantly changing the channel and volume while trying to watch a movie. They were fine on the side of the arm rest, why did they move?

Jun 9, 2019

Checking in was a Nightmare the computer printed my bad tags and did not print my boarding pass. A wonderful Untied employee named Connie helped me out. She was a champ

Sep 13, 2018

A great experience all around. Love all the foot room

Jul 7, 2018

Far better than Delta.

Jun 25, 2018

United was great! Everything was very smooth, staff was friendly and informative. This was a breath of fresh air after a terrible experience 2 days prior with American Airlines. Great job, United!

Mar 23, 2018

Only thing We were not happy about was we were 3 min late on getting the door at the gate. Due to 1st plane was late ! We RAN THE WHOLE AIRPORT & still wouldn't let us on. Plane sat there for another 8 min or so !! We had to sleep in airport ( witch was cold & uncomfortable )

Finding Flights from Chicago to Albany

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.

Albany International Airport

Use Orbitz.com as your travel planner. The website searches hundreds of airlines at once to help you find cheap flights to Albany that fit your budget and needs. Albany International Airport, also known as Harry Riggs Albany Regional Airport, is located at the junction of Interstate Highways 90 and 87, almost seven miles northwest of Albany. Several airlines service the airport, including Air Canada, Cape Air, Delta Airlines, United Airlines, US Airways, and others. Whether looking for domestic or international flights, budget travelers should check Orbitz.com for bargain flights to Albany.

Transportation from Albany International Airport

There are several options for getting into the city once you've landed at the airport. The airport provides local, regional, and long-distance bus service. ShuttleFly buses leave the airport and head into town several times each hour. Adirondack Trailways offers direct or connecting service to many of the surrounding cities. If you prefer to travel by car, Capitaland Taxi is located just outside the baggage claim, or you can choose to rent a car from Avis or Budget, among others. A number of area hotels provide their customers with transportation to and from the Albany International Airport. Orbitz.com can help you find the best hotel accommodation that includes free transportation to and from the airport.

Weather in Albany, NY

If you're visiting Albany in January, be sure to pack some warm clothes, because it's Albany's coldest month, when the average temperature overnight is 13°F. In July, the warmest month, the average daytime temperature rises to 82°F. The driest month in Albany is February, when there is very little precipitation.

Things to Do in Albany

Art and history buffs will love to visit the New York State Museum, which has free admission, and the New York State Capitol, a magnificent 19th-century building. If you're visiting the city in winter, you can ice-skate near the Egg, a magnificent construction resembling a giant egg on the Albany skyline. Check for discount tickets for many attractions in the city when you book your cheap flights to Albany with Orbitz.com.

Flights from Chicago to Albany - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Chicago to Albany?

Two airlines fly nonstop from Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.) to Albany, NY (ALB-Albany Intl.) — United Airlines and American Airlines. They'll take you where you need to go in style and comfort.

What is the shortest flight from Chicago to Albany?

It can zip by in as little as 1 hour and 52 minutes. If you believe your vacation hours should be spent 'vacationing' instead of flying, you'll enjoy the journey from Chicago to Albany.

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

United Airlines (UA) offers 98 flights every month between Chicago, IL Airport (ORD-OHare Intl.) to Albany, NY Airport (ALB-Albany Intl.). Your next epic adventure is only a few clicks away. American Airlines (AA) also operates services from Chicago (and vicinity) to Albany (and vicinity). It's another reputable choice and offers 68 flights each month.

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

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 Albany 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 Albany with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Albany 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 Orbitz.com 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 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.