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Fares from $101 One Way, $189 Round Trip from Boise to Chicago

Prices starting at $189 for return flights and $101 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 Boise

Route Information for Flights from Boise to Chicago

Origin Airport IATA CodeBOI
Destination Airport IATA CodeCHI
Distance1433 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesAmerican Airlines, Qatar Airways, Alaska Airlines, Air Canada, Aer Lingus, Lufthansa, United Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival8:12PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival12:44AM UTC

Flights Review

Jan 10, 2020

I like the smaller express planes for seating.

Dec 19, 2019

The flight attendant helped me find a seat closer to the entrance to the plane when I told her about my eye impairment.

Nov 29, 2019

The newer seats are not comfortable, too hard

Nov 11, 2018

united wifi did not work

Oct 8, 2018

Only bad thing was the plane arriving late and then leaving even later causing me to have an extra connecting flight and an added 8 hours travel time

May 16, 2018

The staff did awesome handling weather delays and being encouraging.

Apr 30, 2018

We always fly United. Their helpful service and attention to making our trip pleasant is always appreciated.

Apr 18, 2018

Chicago ORD my least favorite Airport. It is so lacking in hospitality services and very cramped and difficult to navigate. Such a stark contrast to Boise

Feb 7, 2018

JUst disappointed that we could not land and were diverted to Michigan and then the airport opened and United did not have a gate so had to wait

Fly from Boise to Chicago

Boise Airport Information

Boise Airport is located less than five miles from downtown Boise and is the primary area serving the greater Boise area. When you book cheap flights from Boise through Orbitz.com, you will be able to choose from all of the major domestic air passenger carriers that service the airport, including Alaska Airlines, Southwest, Delta, United and US Airways. A variety of private charter air carriers also service the airport.

Airport Parking in Boise

The Boise Airport has four areas for parking, so you are sure to find one to fit your needs. The short-term lot is the closest to the terminals and costs a maximum of $21.50 per day. The garage offers covered shelter for your car, and the daily rate is $11.50. The long-term lot caps out at $9.00 per day, and the economy lot is only $7.50 per day. Because the airport runs a free shuttle service to the terminals for those who park in the economy lot, that lot is only opened when the long-term lot is completely full. You can check the parking status on the airport's website (iflyboise.com) or on the gateway sign at the airport's entrance.

Ground Transportation in Boise

You can hop on a bus at the first-floor green curb outside of baggage claim. Valley Ride serves Ada and Canyon counties, while Sun Valley Express offers transportation to Sun Valley and Tamarack. The Boise Shuttle Service offers hotel transfers and charter services in and around the Boise Valley. You can pick up a taxi on the lower level across the median at the black curb. Expect the fare to be roughly $10 to $15 for transportation to the downtown area. When you reserve a discount hotel room through Orbitz.com, you can choose one that offers free shuttle service to and from the airport.

Restaurants in Boise

The Boise Airport may be small, but it has a good selection of dining venues where you can grab a quick snack or a full meal. The Kopper Pub & Grill is located outside the terminals at 2661 Airport Way. The terminal food court features a Quiznos, Maui Tacos, McDonalds and Villa Pizza. The Great American Bagel & Bakery is located on Concourse B along with Home Team Sports Bar, and the Outpost Café offers power via USB outlets before the security checkpoint on the second-floor rotunda. Have a safe trip where you are headed, and remember to use Orbitz.com the next time you need to book cheap flights from Boise.

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.

Flights from Boise to Chicago - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Boise to Chicago?

There most certainly are, which is excellent news if you're not a massive fan of layovers. United Airlines and American Airlines fly directly from Boise, ID (BOI) to Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.).

What is the shortest flight from Boise to Chicago?

The shortest flight time from Boise, ID (BOI) to Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.) is 3 hours and 15 minutes, which gives you loads of time to enjoy a beverage or lose yourself in a good book.

What airlines fly from Boise (and vicinity) to Chicago (and vicinity) most frequently?

The airlines that offer the most frequent flights between Boise, ID Airport (BOI) and Chicago, IL Airport (ORD-OHare Intl.) include United Airlines (UA). This popular option operates 78 flights on the route each month. Alternatively, secure a seat with American Airlines (AA). You'll have 28 monthly flights between Boise (and vicinity) and Chicago (and vicinity) to take your pick of with this airline.

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 2019 shows that Tuesday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Monday. 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 the cheapest month to fly is February. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a fresh start to the new year. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly isn't the height of summer, as most people assume, but the festive month of December.

How can I save money on flights?

To really save big on your next vacation, think outside the box. Select two different airlines or fare types for your return trip and you'll generally get a much better deal. Those who tried this on Orbitz in 2019 saved over 50% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2019. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

^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.