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Fares from $49 One Way, $97 Round Trip from St. Louis to Chicago

Prices starting at $97 for return flights and $49 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.

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More About Flying To Chicago from St. Louis

Flights from St. Louis to Chicago - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from St. Louis to Chicago?

United Airlines and American Airlines operate direct flights from St. Louis, MO Airport (STL-Lambert-St. Louis Intl.) to Chicago, IL Airport (ORD-O'Hare Intl.), which means you won't need to stress about changing planes or waiting around on a stopover.

What is the shortest flight from St. Louis to Chicago?

It can take as little as 1 hour and 15 minutes to fly from St. Louis, MO Airport (STL-Lambert-St. Louis Intl.) to Chicago, IL Airport (ORD-O'Hare Intl.). Sit back and enjoy the journey, because you'll be strolling through arrivals before long.

What airlines fly from St. Louis to Chicago most frequently?

There are a couple of airlines offering frequent flights from St. Louis, MO Airport (STL-Lambert-St. Louis Intl.) to Chicago, IL Airport (ORD-O'Hare Intl.), including United Airlines (UA). A top pick for many travelers, it operates 137 flights on this route every month. If you'd like some more options, check out the price of tickets with American Airlines (AA), which operates 105 flights from St. Louis to Chicago each month.

Route Information for Flights from St. Louis to Chicago

Origin Airport IATA CodeSTL
Destination Airport IATA CodeCHI
Distance258 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesAmerican Airlines, Qatar Airways, JAL, Air Canada, Aer Lingus, Austrian, Air New Zealand, United Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Cape Air, ANA, Lufthansa, Gulf Air, British Airways
Earliest Flight Arrival12:28PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival9:33PM UTC

Flights Review

Dec 11, 2019

I wasn’t expecting such a small plane, an 8 passenger Cessna, but the flight was smooth and very convenient. My feet got cold during the flight and some noise-reducing headphones would have come in handy.

Nov 29, 2019

Because I am military and the room was available, I was offered an upgrade!! Excellent flight

Nov 4, 2019

Please add usb chargers like Delta

Oct 12, 2019

Great flight .,,ohara. To long of delays. Airports fault.

Sep 23, 2019

Seats are SO TIGHT and uncomfortable. I could not even cross my legs.

Jun 30, 2019

much better that United

May 24, 2019

coffee would be nice.

Oct 1, 2018

It was tEarly, Smith, and the pilot was experienced evident as the softest landing I’ve ever experienced.

Sep 8, 2018

Seat power missing...

Aug 5, 2018

I should have had 1st class on both flights. I paid $900

Fly from St. Louis to Chicago

St. Louis residents looking to trace the storied path of last century s greatest jazz and blues musicians can fly from St. Louis to Chicago in just over an hour. MetroLink provides light rail service to Lambert St. Louis International Airport (STL), and long-term parking is available for those who prefer to drive. Once in Chicago, there s much more than music to enjoy.


The heart of Chicago beats around the crescent-shaped shore of Lake Michigan. The perfect way for a newcomer to experience the city is to tour Lake Shore Drive, which runs past many of Chicago s beloved sites. At the south end of the Drive is Soldier Field where the Bears have played since 1924. Next door sits the Chicago Aquarium and the Natural History Museum. Next to Millennium Park is the Chicago Art Institute, which features one of the most famous collections of contemporary art in the world.

Hints and tips

Visitors who fly from St. Louis to Chicago don t need to drive. Chicago s L trains run throughout the city and are the preferred method of getting around for most locals. Catch the Blue Line L at Chicago O Hare International Airport (ORD) and transfer downtown to the Red Line. While in Chicago, expect average temperatures ranging from the teens to the mid-80s. Music lovers should plan to visit in June for the Chicago Blues Festival.

^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on 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.