Selected fares from Richmond to Chicago

Fly from Richmond to Chicago

Get away from the capital of Virginia and explore some of the most renowned landmarks in the Midwest with a flight from Richmond International Airport (RIC) to Chicago. From the Art Institute of Chicago at Grant Park to the Willis Tower in downtown, there's a myriad of iconic landmarks in the Windy City. If you plan to drive to the airport in Richmond, use Williamsburg Road or Interstate 64. When you fly from Richmond to Chicago, expect a travel time of about two hours.

Attractions

Covering more than 300 acres along the shores of Lake Michigan, Grant Park is an urban oasis that's lined with some of Chicago's most visited attractions. The southern tip of the park is home to the Shedd Aquarium and The Field Museum. After looking at tropical fish and studying prehistoric fossils, take astrology lessons at the nearby Adler Planetarium. For an afternoon of shopping and fine dining, you'll want to visit the Magnificent Mile. This thoroughfare is marked by Chicago's tallest buildings, including the 100-story John Hancock Tower, which offers views of the city at the 360 Chicago observation deck.

Hints and tips

The flight from Richmond takes you to Chicago s O'Hare International Airport (ORD). Freezing weather is common in Chicago during the winter with lows ranging from the teens to the 20s, and summer temperatures often peak in the high 80s. The Grant Park Music Festival and Chicago Festival Ballet are among cultural events held in Grant Park throughout the year.

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Club Quarters Hotel, Central Loop
Club Quarters Hotel, Central Loop
111 West Adams Street, Chicago
4.0 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (561 reviews)

Club Quarters is a club-like hotel in the center of the Loop, Chicago’s central business district. A short walk to Symphony Center, the Art Institute, Board ...

$112

$112
The Palmer House Hilton
The Palmer House Hilton
17 E Monroe St, Chicago
4.0 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (734 reviews)

This 1925 Beaux Arts-style Chicago hotel is steps from Millennium Park, 2 blocks from Macy's and the Art Institute, and 1 mile from Lake Michigan, Magnificent ...

$132

$132
Sofitel Chicago Water Tower
Sofitel Chicago Water Tower
20 E Chestnut St, Chicago
4.5 out of 5.0
4.6 out of 5 (140 reviews)

Located 1 block from Rush Street nightclubs, Oak Street shopping, and the Magnificent Mile, this 32-story Gold Coast hotel is 2 blocks from the John Hancock ...

$176

$176
Wyndham Grand Chicago Riverfront
Wyndham Grand Chicago Riverfront
71 E Wacker Dr, Chicago
4.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (252 reviews)

This 39-story Chicago hotel is across the river from Magnificent Mile shopping, six blocks from Lake Michigan, and a half-mile from the Loop's theater district ...

$170

$170
Congress Plaza Hotel
Congress Plaza Hotel
520 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago
3.0 out of 5.0
3.4 out of 5 (1,239 reviews)

Built in 1893, this downtown Chicago hotel offers a convenient location across from Grant Park and close to Lake Michigan.

$116

$116
Fairmont Chicago at Millennium Park
Fairmont Chicago at Millennium Park
200 North Columbus Drive, Chicago
4.5 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (239 reviews)

The 45-story Fairmont Chicago hotel is adjacent to Millennium Park, a half-block from Michigan Avenue, and 3 blocks from Lake Michigan; Navy Pier, Art Institute, ...

$203

$203
Hyatt Regency Chicago
Hyatt Regency Chicago
151 East Wacker Dr, Chicago
4.0 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (753 reviews)

This Magnificent Mile hotel is located among Chicago's world-class shopping, restaurants and attractions. The Navy Pier, Millennium Park and Art Institute are ...

$149

$149
MileNorth Hotel
MileNorth Hotel
166 E Superior Street, Chicago
4.0 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (462 reviews)

Situated in Chicago, this boutique hotel is steps from Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Chicago Water Tower. John Hancock Center and Tribune Tower are also ...

$134

$134
The Whitehall Hotel
The Whitehall Hotel
105 E Delaware Pl, Chicago
4.0 out of 5.0
3.8 out of 5 (1,130 reviews)

Built in 1927, this Chicago hotel is one block from Michigan Avenue shopping and Rush Street restaurants and nightlife; Lake Michigan is within five blocks.

$111

$111
Millennium Knickerbocker
Millennium Knickerbocker
163 East Walton Place, Chicago
4.0 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (229 reviews)

This 1927 landmark Chicago hotel is a half block from Michigan Avenue/Magnificent Mile shopping, two blocks from Oak Street shopping and Water Tower Place. Lake ...

$144

$144

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