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

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Flights from Indianapolis to Chicago - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Indianapolis to Chicago?

There are a couple of airlines that offer direct flights from Indianapolis, IN Airport (IND-Indianapolis Intl.) to Chicago, IL Airport (ORD-O'Hare Intl.). Lock in your seat now with United Airlines or American Airlines.

What is the shortest flight from Indianapolis to Chicago?

Leave that movie marathon for another day, because the journey from Indianapolis, IN Airport (IND-Indianapolis Intl.) to Chicago, IL Airport (ORD-O'Hare Intl.) can be as quick as 1 hour and 5 minutes.

What airlines fly from Indianapolis to Chicago most frequently?

The carriers that offer the most frequent flights between Indianapolis, IN Airport (IND-Indianapolis Intl.) and Chicago, IL Airport (ORD-O'Hare Intl.) include United Airlines (UA). This well-known option operates 159 flights on the route every month. If you can't find the right flight there, have a look at American Airlines (AA). This airline is a fantastic alternative and offers 117 flights between Indianapolis and Chicago each month.

Route Information for Flights from Indianapolis to Chicago

Origin Airport IATA CodeIND
Destination Airport IATA CodeCHI
Distance177 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesAmerican Airlines, Qatar Airways, Alaska Airlines, Air Canada, Qantas, ANA, Air New Zealand, Lufthansa, United Airlines, British Airways
Earliest Flight Arrival11:17AM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival8:17PM UTC

Flights Review

Feb 16, 2020

Flights were on time, no surprises.

Dec 23, 2019

Wheel chair service requested during booking. Indy was great. At Ohare, assistance was not there upon arrival. I walked to gate ground crew desk. Ground crew at desk kind of rude. She checked and saw wheelchair had been requested. Told me to go sit and wait. After 15 minutes, I began walking. Met wheelchair after walking quite a distance. Very disappointed with this.

Oct 23, 2019

Plane left late and we had to run a very long way to catch connecting flight and barely made it.

Aug 16, 2019

Baggage ended up on the wrong carousel at my destination

Jul 6, 2019

Pretty quiet

Jan 23, 2019

Flew two segments from Indianapolis to Sarasota. Both were on time and had great flight and cabin crews. I did have to pay $30 to check one item of luggage, but since I flew basic economy I was aware of that charge. Really good job by AA.

Dec 4, 2018

Flights were delayed slightly. Not too inconvenient. I did the the baggage check was a little redundant. I chose one check bag & enter a my credit card when I checked in in the app. Then I still had to use the self-service kiosk when I got there. Just seemed like I already did that but the staff member was friendly & helpful.

Nov 16, 2018

Entertainment was lacking in a big way

Sep 24, 2018

It would be nice to have a gluten-free FREE snack option, like Delta offers. I have celiac disease, which has become more common in the population, and I can't eat anything that has gluten in it.

Aug 27, 2018

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Traveling from Indianapolis to Chicago

Indianapolis International Airport

Indianapolis International Airport is located 16 miles from downtown Indianapolis on Weir Cook Memorial Drive. Eleven airlines serve the airport, including Vision, US Airways, Delta, Southwest and United. Orbitz.com allows users to search a variety of different airlines at once to locate cheap flights from Indianapolis.

Parking at the Airport

There are several different options for parking at Indianapolis International Airport. The cell phone lot is available for drop-off and pick up. It is a small lot, and someone must remain with the vehicle at all times. Valet parking is available for an additional charge, which is perfect for those in a hurry. Self-parking is available at the parking garage, which is used for short-term parking. Long-term and economy parking are available, and fees on all lots are charged by the hour or by the day. Shuttle services are available free to and from the parking lots.

Transportation to the Airport

Orbitz.com can assist in locating inexpensive car rental services both to and from the airport. Taxi services offer metered services and may require a drop-off fee. Limos are available for rental by the hour or by the day, and the public bus system offers transportation to the airport for a flat fee. The airport provides complementary shuttle services to and from many hotels in the area for free.

Restaurants at Indianapolis International Airport

Travelers may wish to eat or grab a cup of coffee before they board their planes. Café Patachou offers a variety of breakfast items as well as a selection of coffees. Cooper Moon Coffee also serves a selection of gourmet coffees and bakery items, and Starbucks has blended coffees and baked goods. Orbitz.com can help individuals who are on a budget locate flights from Indianapolis.

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.