Cheap Flight Deals From South Bend (SBN) to Chicago (CHI) Starting at $214

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Airfares from $214 One Way, $168 Round Trip from South Bend to Chicago

Prices starting at $168 for return flights and $214 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 South Bend

Route Information for Flights from South Bend to Chicago

Origin Airport IATA Code SBN
Destination Airport IATA Code CHI
Distance 84 mi
Direct Flight Airlines Air New Zealand, United Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival 11:29AM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival 10:10PM UTC

Finding Flights from South Bend to Chicago

South Bend Airports

South Bend Airport serves the area of South Bend, Indiana. Flights from South Bend can be taken on many carriers, including Allegiant Air, Continental, and Delta. Located at 4477 Progress Drive, South Bend, the airport has many amenities that suit patrons. For low-cost flights, look on Orbitz.com.

Parking at the Airport

Short-term parking at the airport is free for the first 30 minutes. For the next half hour, you'll pay $2. Each additional hour is $2, and the 24-hour maximum rate is $13. For long-term parking, you will pay $1 for the first hour, $1 for each additional hour, and a maximum of $9 per day. Economy parking is also available, and this lot is the furthest lot from the building. Each hour costs only $1. The 24-hour maximum charge is $8, and the weekly maximum is $40. The 18-hour parking lot costs $1 per hour, but you can't park overnight. Valet parking is also available. Valet parking is $5 for one hour and $13 for up to 24 hours.

Transportation to and from the Airport

You can get to and from the airport by bus, taxi, car rental, or the South Shore train. Buses include Greyhound and Coach USA, along with others. Some taxi companies include ABC Cab, Blue Ribbon Taxi, and City Cab. Avis, Alamo, and other rental cars are available. The South Shore train travels between Chicago and the airport. When you take the train, a one-way ticket can cost between $8.75 and $12.

International Airport Restaurants

At South Bend Airport, there is the Flight Deck Deli and Bar, as well as the SBN Deli/Lounge. The Flight Deck Deli and Bar is open from 4:30 a.m. until the last flight departs. The SBN Deli/Lounge is open from 6:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Find sales on flights from South Bend 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.

Frequently asked questions

Am I able to catch a flight from South Bend to Chicago now?
If you’re baffled about travel restrictions and quarantine requirements when traveling by plane from South Bend to Chicago, check out the Covid-19 Travel Advisor.
Are there non-stop flights from South Bend to Chicago?
United Airlines will fly you straight from South Bend, IN (SBN-South Bend Intl.) to O’Hare Airport, so you won’t have to stress about switching planes or missing your connection on this route.
What is the shortest flight from South Bend to Chicago?
It can take just 2 hours and 7 minutes to fly from South Bend, IN (SBN-South Bend Intl.) to Midway Intl. Airport (MDW). Buckle up and enjoy the service, because you’ll be walking through arrivals in a heartbeat.
What airlines fly from South Bend to Chicago most frequently?
If you’re after the airline with the most flights from SBN to ORD, lock in your ticket with United Airlines. This carrier offers 182 monthly flights along this route.
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 Orbitz.com from January to December 2021. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

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