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Fares from $49 One Way, $97 Round Trip from Cincinnati to Chicago

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More About Flying To Chicago from Cincinnati

Flights from Cincinnati to Chicago - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Cincinnati to Chicago?

Fasten your seat belt and enjoy a relaxing flight aboard one of the 3 airlines that fly straight from Cincinnati, OH Airport (CVG-Cincinnati - Northern Kentucky Intl.) to Chicago, IL Airport (ORD-O'Hare Intl.). We've put together a list of popular carriers to book with:

  • American Airlines
  • United Airlines
  • Delta Air Lines
What is the shortest flight from Cincinnati to Chicago?

It can take just 1 hour and 20 minutes to travel from Cincinnati, OH Airport (CVG-Cincinnati - Northern Kentucky Intl.) to Chicago, IL Airport (ORD-O'Hare Intl.). Take a seat and enjoy the ride, because you'll be touching down before you know it.

What airlines fly from Cincinnati to Chicago most frequently?

The airlines that fly frequently between Cincinnati, OH Airport (CVG-Cincinnati - Northern Kentucky Intl.) and Chicago, IL Airport (ORD-O'Hare Intl.) include American Airlines (AA). This well-known option operates 127 flights on the route each month. Also research the great airfares available with United Airlines (UA). Offering 121 monthly flights between Cincinnati and Chicago, they make the journey just as delightful as the destination.

Route Information for Flights from Cincinnati to Chicago

Origin Airport IATA CodeCVG
Destination Airport IATA CodeCHI
Distance264 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesAmerican Airlines, Qatar Airways, Air Canada, JAL, Air New Zealand, United Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Qantas, SAS, ANA, Lufthansa, Gulf Air, British Airways
Earliest Flight Arrival11:21AM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival8:40PM UTC

Flights Review

Feb 18, 2020

Good communication with pilot and status of flight. Friendly staff. No headphones for entertainment.

Jan 6, 2020

Aaron at gate D21 handled the delay very well with friendliness and calm; was extra helpful to me with my hurt ankle; went out of his way to make everybody happy.

Sep 23, 2019

Pilot provided great information on weather we were flying into explaining that turbulence was to be expected. Very informative

Sep 17, 2019

The Boeing 737 was cramped to say the least! I am an average size woman and had little room to move my legs

Jun 25, 2019

Besides being freezing in the plane, our flight was very pleasant. Thanks

Dec 30, 2018

I love great customer service!

Nov 29, 2018

I missed my flight due to delay but they got me another one , thank you very much

Nov 13, 2018

I arrived in Rome at 11:00 am on November 1, 2018. It is now November 3rd and my bag is still not in Rome! Horrible experience when you are on vacation and have no clothes!!!

Oct 7, 2018

The flight was delayed due to weather so it made me late to my appointment in St Louis

Aug 21, 2018

I requested wheelchair assistance. Assistance was timely and extremely helpful.

Finding Flights from Cincinnati to Chicago

Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport

The Cinncinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport is located at 2939 Terminal Drive in Hebron, Kentucky. It sits just across the Ohio River from Cincinnati, approximately 13 miles from downtown. Eight airlines service the airport, including Air Canada, United Airlines, Delta and US Airways. Orbitz.com makes it easy to find cheap flights from Cincinnati. The website searches through various airlines for available flights so that you can book your flight with an airline that has cheap tickets.

Parking and Transportation

The Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport offers long-term parking for $8 per day. The airport provides courtesy shuttles that will take you from the rather remote long-term parking lots to the airport terminal. If you are traveling for more than three days, it will be cheaper to take a taxicab to the airport. Taxicabs are available 24 hours a day and will cost only about $30 traveling from downtown Cincinnati. If you need a vehicle when you arrive at your destination, you can also use Orbitz.com to book a rental car. Using the website to reserve a rental car will ensure a smoother transit as your vehicle can be prepared beforehand to be ready for you as soon as you arrive at your destination.

Dining at the Airport

The airport offers numerous dining options if you need to grab a meal before your flight. These include Chick-fil-A, McDonald's, Panda Express and Great American Bagels. When you book cheap flights from Cincinnati using Orbitz.com, all of your travel arrangements will be well taken care of ahead of time. This way, you'll have plenty of time to relax and eat before you board your plane.

Airports in Chicago

Chicago O'Hare International Airport is located on West O'Hare, approximately 18 miles from downtown Chicago. It has hubs for every major airline that offers flights to Chicago, including American Airlines, British Airways and JetBlue. The Chicago Midway International Airport is located on South Cicero Avenue, approximately 12 miles from downtown Chicago. Seven airlines service Midway airport, including Air Tran, Delta and Southwest Airlines. Orbitz.com searches flights arriving at both airports so you get the best prices.

Transportation from the Airport

Both airports offer public transportation via Chicago's elevated train system. The tickets cost $2.25, or you can purchase an all-day pass for $5.75. Taxi services are also available from both airports. Cab fares to downtown Chicago range from $35 to $45. If you want to rent a car for the duration of your stay, Orbitz.com can reserve a vehicle for you. Both airports have onsite rental car facilities.

Weather in Chicago

Summer temperatures in Chicago range from 66 to 84 degrees Fahrenheit, and the temperatures during the winter months range from 18 to 35 degrees Fahrenheit. Chicago is prone to heavy snowfall during the winter months, so most vacationers travel to Chicago during the summer. However, if you use Orbitz.com and schedule your trip during the off-peak travel season, it's easy to find cheap flights to Chicago.

Highlights and Attractions

Orbitz.com not only helps you find cheap flights to Chicago, but can also help you purchase tickets to the Sears Tower or make reservations for guided city tours.

^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.