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Fares from $99 One Way, $193 Round Trip from Traverse City to Chicago

Prices starting at $193 for return flights and $99 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 Traverse City

Flights from Traverse City to Chicago - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Traverse City to Chicago?

Yes, you'll be delighted to hear that you can jet straight from Traverse City, MI Airport (TVC-Cherry Capital) to Chicago, IL Airport (ORD-O'Hare Intl.). Nonstop flights are offered by United Airlines and American Airlines.

What is the shortest flight from Traverse City to Chicago?

It can take as little as 1 hour and 12 minutes to fly from Traverse City, MI Airport (TVC-Cherry Capital) to Chicago, IL Airport (ORD-O'Hare Intl.). Relax and enjoy the ride, because you'll be strolling through arrivals before you know it.

What airlines fly from Traverse City to Chicago most frequently?

United Airlines (UA) is one of the airlines with the most flights from Traverse City, MI Airport (TVC-Cherry Capital) to Chicago, IL Airport (ORD-O'Hare Intl.). It offers 99 flights on this route every month. Going on vacation is one of life's greatest pleasures, and this airline will get you to your destination quickly and safely. Also look into the great fares from American Airlines (AA). Offering 82 flights every month between Traverse City and Chicago, they'll ensure your journey is just as enjoyable as the destination.

Route Information for Flights from Traverse City to Chicago

Origin Airport IATA CodeCAD
Destination Airport IATA CodeCHI
Distance223 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesAmerican Airlines, Qatar Airways, Alaska Airlines, Iberia, United Airlines, British Airways
Earliest Flight Arrival12:45PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival10:05PM UTC

Plan Your Trip from Traverse City to Chicago

About the Traverse City Cherry Capital Airport

Flights from Traverse City, Michigan, originate at the Cherry Capital Airport. Its colorful name fits with the décor inside the airport, which has a design inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright. The sleek, modern style makes the airport wait a bit more comfortable. Located four miles from downtown Traverse City on South Airport Road, Cherry Capital is a small hub for eight airlines. They include American Eagle, Delta and United. More than 250 domestic flights come through the airport each week. Reserve your air ticket for one of those flights on Orbitz.com

Parking at Cherry Capital

Stow your car in the short- or long-term parking lots offered by the airport. The short-term lot charges $1.25 per half-hour, with a $10 maximum charge. The long-term lot charges $2.00 per hour, with a $6.75 maximum daily limit and a $10.00 maximum weekly limit. The cell-phone lots on the east side of the terminal are reserved for pickups only.

Finding Transportation to the Airport

You have a choice of independent shuttles, taxis or hotel shuttles to get you to the flight on time. Independent shuttles are the most expensive. Some of the rates are over $100, depending on the company. You can take a taxi for a $5.00 minimum fare and an average of $3.00 per mile. Hotel shuttles are the best deals. If you arrange them when you book the hotel, you can get a ride to the airport free of charge. Book the hotel and flight together on Orbitz.com to keep further costs down.

A Meal before the Flight

Get a bite to eat and/or a cup of coffee before an early flight at one of two restaurants located close to the Cherry Capital Airport. Opa Coney and Grill offers Greek Cuisine to fill you up. They are open for breakfast, serving the traditional American dishes with a Greek spin on them. Grab a quick bite to eat at Big Apple Bagels if you are in a hurry. For great deals on air tickets, book your flights from Traverse City on Orbitz.com.

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.