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Cheap flights from Washington (WAS) to Chicago (CHI)

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Lowest round trip fares by airline from Washington and Chicago

Cheapest prices ($31 One Way, $61 Round Trip) found within past 7 days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Wed, Aug 4
BWI
Baltimore
ORD
Chicago
$31
Spirit Airlines
Wed, Aug 4 - Wed, Aug 11
BWI
Baltimore
ORD
Chicago
$61
Spirit Airlines
Tue, Aug 3
BWI
Baltimore
ORD
Chicago
$79
American Airlines
Mon, Jul 26
BWI
Baltimore
ORD
Chicago
$79
United
Thu, Aug 19
IAD
Washington
ORD
Chicago
$79
United
Sat, Aug 28
DCA
Washington
ORD
Chicago
$79
United
Wed, Jul 14 - Wed, Jul 14
BWI
Baltimore
ORD
Chicago
$152
United
Tue, Aug 17 - Thu, Aug 19
IAD
Washington
ORD
Chicago
$157
United
Tue, Aug 31 - Wed, Sep 8
DCA
Washington
ORD
Chicago
$157
United
Thu, Sep 9 - Fri, Sep 10
BWI
Baltimore
ORD
Chicago
$157
American Airlines

Great Deals On Cheap Hotels in Chicago

Freehand Chicago

Freehand Chicago

3.5 out of 5
19 East Ohio Street, Chicago, IL
The price is $94 per night from May 23 to May 23
Located in River North, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Chinese Consulate, Holy Name Cathedral, and Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Museum of Contemporary ...
4.3/5Excellent! (15 reviews)
"I like the bunk beds- so interesting. I love the location. It is close to everything. You are in the heart of the city with lots of activities to do! The staff from day one have been so rude, so cold in attitude just unpleasant but I have tried to beasrespectful and polite as I can possibly be - ..."

Reviewed on Sep 21, 2020

Freehand Chicago
Travelodge by Wyndham Downtown Chicago

Travelodge by Wyndham Downtown Chicago

2 out of 5
65 E Harrison St, Chicago, IL
The price is $79 per night from May 19 to May 19
Located in The Loop, this hotel is steps from Columbia College Chicago, Grant Park, and State Street. Art Institute of Chicago and Buckingham Fountain are also ...
3/5 (10 reviews)
"I liked the close proximity to downtown, Chicago. The two restaurants on the property as well as close parking in which you would need to pay."

Reviewed on Sep 25, 2020

Travelodge by Wyndham Downtown Chicago
Motel 6 Elk Grove Village, IL - O'Hare

Motel 6 Elk Grove Village, IL - O'Hare

2 out of 5
2881 Touhy Ave, Elk Grove Village, IL
The price is $45 per night from May 20 to May 20
Situated in Elk Grove Village, this motel is 2.1 mi (3.3 km) from Lake Park and 2.8 mi (4.6 km) from Allstate Arena. Apache Park is 2.9 mi (4.7 km) away.
3.8/5Good! (13 reviews)
"Really nice and clean place. The parking lot was clear."

Reviewed on Feb 23, 2021

Motel 6 Elk Grove Village, IL - O'Hare
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Flights Review

Fly From Washington to Chicago

Origin Washington
Destination Chicago
Number of Daily Flights 26
Earliest Flight Departure Date May 25
Latest Flight Departure Date May 25
Popular Airlines American Airlines

Cheap flights from Washington DC to Chicago

Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) is located about 26 miles outside of Washington, D.C. in Chantilly, Virginia. The airport has its own 16-mile access freeway, which can be reached from I-95 and I-66. Public transit services also have routes stopping at IAD.

Flights from IAD to Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) take two hours with no stops. ORD is accessible to the Metra, the “L” train and suburban bus services. O’Hare is located northwest of Chicago between I-294 and I-90, which both connect to the city.

Attractions and tips

Chicago is a huge city, offering professional baseball, Grant Park, the Museum of Contemporary Art and more. Visitors must try the city’s pizza at the top places like Marie’s, Vito & Nick’s, or Coalfire.

The Lincoln Park Zoo is great for families and those seeking outdoor fun. Visitors must stop by Millennium Park to see the famed Bean, a giant mirrored bean sculpture that was the most popular tourist attraction in the entire city of Chicago 2007.

Chicago is known as the Windy City, so a jacket might be nice unless it’s summer. The city’s climate varies significantly, so it is best to check the weather before your trip. Visitors to Chicago can stay in the many upscale Airport Hotels or downtown.

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.