Cheap Flight Deals From Columbus (CMH) to Chicago (CHI) Starting at $70

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Airfares from $70 One Way, $149 Round Trip from Columbus to Chicago

Prices starting at $149 for return flights and $70 for one-way flights to Chicago were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

More About Flying To Chicago from Columbus

Route Information for Flights from Columbus to Chicago

Origin Airport IATA Code
Destination Airport IATA Code
295 mi
Direct Flight Airlines
American Airlines, Qatar Airways, JAL, Aer Lingus, Emirates, Copa Airlines, Air New Zealand, United Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Turkish Airlines, Royal Jordanian, Finnair, SAS, Iberia, ANA, Lufthansa, British Airways
Earliest Flight Arrival
10:30AM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival
11:24PM UTC

Flying from Columbus to Chicago

Whether you’re interested in its world-class theater district or its thriving business scene, Chicago provides an exciting escape from daily life in Columbus. As you plan your trip, use to find flights from Columbus to Chicago and save money on downtown hotels.

Flying out of Columbus

The Port Columbus International Airport is located roughly seven miles northeast of the downtown area, just off of Interstate 670. If you’re driving to the airport, your parking choices include shuttle lots, garage parking, and valet parking. The shuttle lots offer the best value, but the valet parking is the closest to the terminal. The Central Ohio Transit Authority also provides a bus that stops outside of the terminal.

Things to Do in Chicago

Chicago is one of the largest cities in the Midwest and an important American cultural center. With its towering skyline, world-class sports teams, and exciting entertainment options, the city offers something for every type of traveler. Don’t miss the spectacular Cloud Gate sculpture, the Navy Pier, or the lovely Lake Michigan shoreline. Before you can explore, however, you’ll need to get from the airport into the city. Whether you fly into the Chicago O’Hare International Airport or the Chicago Midway International Airport, you’ll have a variety of transportation options. In addition to taxis and rental cars, the CTA train system runs from both airports into the downtown area. No matter how you travel, you’ll need to dress for the city’s weather extremes. In the summer, prepare for days that average 80°F with high levels of humidity. In the winter, come dressed for cold days that average 20°F.

Planning a Trip to Chicago

Whether you’re traveling for fun or business, Chicago offers a range of dining and entertainment options to explore. When you book flights from Columbus to Chicago with, you can also find great accommodation options and book a car rental at the same time.

Frequently asked questions

Am I able to catch a flight from Columbus to Chicago now?
Head to the Covid-19 Travel Advisor for the most useful info on travel restrictions and quarantine requirements when catching a flight from Columbus to Chicago.
Are there non-stop flights from Columbus to Chicago?
Have your credit card in hand, because there are two airlines that fly nonstop from CMH to O’Hare Airport. Lock in a great deal with United Airlines or American Airlines.
What is the shortest flight from Columbus to Chicago?
Leave that movie marathon for another day, because the trip from Columbus, OH (CMH-John Glenn Columbus Intl.) to ORD can take as little as 1 hour and 22 minutes.
What airlines fly from Columbus to Chicago most frequently?
United Airlines (UA) is one of the airlines with the most flights from John Glenn Columbus Intl. Airport (CMH) to Chicago, IL (ORD-O’Hare Intl.). It offers 182 flights each month on this route. Escaping on vacation is one of life’s greatest pleasures, and this carrier will get you to your destination quickly and safely. If you can’t find the right flight for you there, look into the fares with American Airlines (AA). This airline is a fantastic alternative and operates 169 flights from Columbus to Chicago every month.
If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Chicago?
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 Chicago 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 Chicago with flexible change policies?
In most cases you’ll have the option to reschedule your flight to Chicago 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 from January to December 2021. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

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