Cheap Flight Deals From Dayton (DAY) to Chicago (CHI) Starting at $165

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Airfares from $165 One Way, $162 Round Trip from Dayton to Chicago

Prices starting at $162 for return flights and $165 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 Dayton

Route Information for Flights from Dayton to Chicago

Origin Airport IATA Code DAY
Destination Airport IATA Code CHI
Distance 239 mi
Direct Flight Airlines American Airlines, JAL, Alaska Airlines, Royal Jordanian, ANA, Air New Zealand, United Airlines, British Airways
Earliest Flight Arrival 11:24AM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival 9:12PM UTC

Flying from Dayton to Chicago

Dayton International Airport

Locating cheap flights from Dayton can often be a challenge when trying to do it alone. Orbitz.com 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. Orbitz.com 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. Orbitz.com 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. Orbitz.com 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. 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 Dayton to Chicago now?
If you’re baffled about quarantine requirements and travel restrictions when catching a flight from Dayton to Chicago, check out the Covid-19 Travel Advisor.
Are there non-stop flights from Dayton to Chicago?
Yes, you’ll be thrilled to hear that you can fly straight from CVG to Chicago, IL (ORD-O’Hare Intl.). Direct flights are offered by United Airlines and American Airlines.
What is the shortest flight from Dayton to Chicago?
It can be as a short and sweet as 2 hours and 25 minutes. If you think your vacation hours should be spent ‘vacationing’ instead of flying, you’ll enjoy the journey from Cincinnati, OH (CVG-Cincinnati - Northern Kentucky Intl.) to Midway Airport.
What airlines fly from Dayton to Chicago most frequently?
United Airlines (UA) operates 182 flights every month between Cincinnati - Northern Kentucky Intl. Airport (CVG) to O’Hare Airport. Your next exciting adventure is only a few clicks away. If you can’t find the right flight there, have a look at the airfares with American Airlines (AA). This carrier is a fantastic alternative and operates 165 flights from Dayton to Chicago each month.
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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