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

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More About Flying To Chicago from Dayton

Flights from Dayton to Chicago - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Dayton to Chicago?

Start packing your bags, because there are a couple of airlines that operate nonstop flights from Dayton, OH Airport (DAY-James M. Cox Dayton Intl.) to Chicago, IL Airport (ORD-O'Hare Intl.). You can book a seat with United Airlines and American Airlines.

What is the shortest flight from Dayton to Chicago?

It can take as little as 1 hour and 13 minutes. If you believe your vacation hours should be spent 'vacationing' instead of flying, you'll enjoy the ride from Dayton, OH Airport (DAY-James M. Cox Dayton Intl.) to Chicago, IL Airport (ORD-O'Hare Intl.).

What airlines fly from Dayton to Chicago most frequently?

The carriers that have the most frequent flights between Dayton, OH Airport (DAY-James M. Cox Dayton Intl.) and Chicago, IL Airport (ORD-O'Hare Intl.) include United Airlines (UA). This well-known option operates 104 flights on the route every month. American Airlines (AA) also travels from Dayton to Chicago. It's another reputable choice and has 81 flights every month.

Route Information for Flights from Dayton to Chicago

Origin Airport IATA CodeDAY
Destination Airport IATA CodeCHI
Distance264 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesAmerican Airlines, Qatar Airways, JAL, Air Canada, Air New Zealand, United Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Qantas, SAS, ANA, Lufthansa, Gulf Air, British Airways
Earliest Flight Arrival11:21AM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival8:40PM UTC

Flights Review

Dec 21, 2019

air travel is a pain. airlines are interested in profit over customer comfort or care. I am glad the plane did not crash.

Nov 22, 2019

Just very smooth all around

Nov 3, 2019


Sep 27, 2019

No. Enjoyed the flights, especially Dayton to Chicago.

Jun 27, 2019

Thank you for getting me on the flight and back home since AA canceled my rebooked flight.

Jan 16, 2019

Staff and pilots really nice !

Dec 8, 2018

On time every time. No bothersome announcements.

Nov 4, 2018

Got a Dr. Pepper which wasn't on the cart when i requested it. Service was great.

Jun 27, 2018

We even got to Seattle 1/2 hour early!

Mar 14, 2018

WIFI :( Free entertainment :( :( $50 for baggage fees :( :( :(

Flying from Dayton to Chicago

Dayton International Airport

Locating cheap flights from Dayton can often be a challenge when trying to do it alone. offers a specialized search of many different airlines at one time to locate the best deals. The Dayton International Airport is located just 12 miles from downtown on Terminal Road. Six airlines service the Dayton International Airport. These include AirTran, American Airlines, Delta, Frontier, United and US Airways. provides booking for these airlines.

Parking at the Airport

Parking in the parking garage is free for the first 30 minutes, which allows for loading and unloading. For short- or long-term parking, individuals may park in the garage and are charged by the hour or by the day. The long-term lot offers discounts for parking, and the economy lot is available for weekly parking. Shuttle services are available to and from the airport terminals, and valet parking is available for an extra fee.

Transportation to the Airport

Traveling to and from the airport can often be a challenge. offers low-cost car rentals for the travel planner. Taxi services are available at metered rates, and individuals may rent a limo by the hour.

Restaurants at the Dayton International Airport

Some travelers prefer to get to the airport early and eat breakfast or have a cup of coffee to relax before their flights. The airport offers a variety of restaurant choices. Boston Stoker Gourmet Coffee serves premium coffees and a variety of baked goods. Starbuck's also provides a variety of blended coffees and pastries, and the Boston Stoker Arts Café has an extended menu with many breakfast items to choose from. helps individuals on a budget locate cheap flights from Dayton.

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. 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, 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 and schedule your trip during the off-peak travel season, it's easy to find cheap flights to Chicago.

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^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.