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Cheapest flight tickets


Price observed over the last 3 months for a round trip.

Average price of a round trip


Average flight ticket price recorded over the last 3 months for a round trip.

Flight duration


A flight from Chicago to Washington takes on average 1h48.

Best time


According to user searches, the ideal month to go to Washington is August.

Tips for finding a cheap flight from Chicago to Washington

Check out our tips for booking your flight to Washington (USA) from Chicago (USA) at the cheapest possible price.

Usually, the cheapest month to pick up a ticket on this route is August, with an average flight ticket price of $182 (calculation over the last two years). The most touristic season corresponds to the months of December, July and January.
For the cheapest flights, it is advisable to buy your ticket at least 34 days before the departure date.

The airline offering the cheapest flight tickets is Frontier Airlines. A ticket from the airline Frontier Airlines to Washington costs on average $231.
The airlines that offer the most flights are United Airlines and United Airlines.

Price of flight tickets from Chicago to Washington

Here is some information and tips to know before booking your flight:

  • Flight ticket prices range from $231 to $312
  • The average price of a flight ticket is about $236
  • Prices are lowest for stays in the month of August
  • The month in which booking a ticket is cheaper is: July
info departure city :
Chicago, USA
airports :
Chicago-Merrill C. Meigs Field Airport (CGX)
Chicago FSS (CHI)
Chicago-Midway International Airport (MDW)
Chicago-O'Hare International Airport (ORD)
local time :

Chicago is a city in the country USA, the time zone is GMT . In Chicago, it is currently {fromLocalTime}, the temperature is on average 25°C, with a minimum of 21°C and a maximum of 30°C.

The city of Chicago (CHI) has 4 airport(s): Chicago-Merrill C. Meigs Field, Chicago FSS, Chicago-Midway and Chicago-O'Hare

destination info :
Washington, USA
airports :
Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA)
Dulles International Airport (IAD)
College Park Airport (CGS)
local time :

Washington is in the country USA, the time zone is GMT . In Washington, it is currently {toLocalTime}, the temperature is on average 24°C, with a minimum of 17°C and a maximum of 33°C.

The city of Washington (WAS) has 3 airport(s): Ronald Reagan Washington, Dulles and College Park

Useful info about Washington

What is the least touristic period to go to Washington?

If you want to visit Washington during the least touristic period, choose the month of August.

What is the most popular time to travel to Washington?

In Washington, the most popular month is December. It is during this period that the prices offered by airlines are also the highest.

When should I book my flight from Chicago to Washington?

According to our data, it is recommended to book your flight 34 days before your departure. If you book your flight ticket 5 weeks before your departure, you may find a price below average. You can also choose morning flights that are 14% cheaper than afternoon and evening flights. The cheapest day to book a flight from Chicago to Washington is Monday.

What are the arrival and destination airports when traveling between Chicago and Washington?

When you leave, you can leave from Chicago-Midway or Chicago-O'Hare, and you will arrive at Baltimore/Washington Thurgood Marshall or Ronald Reagan Washington.

How to reach Chicago airport from the city centre?

The airport Chicago-Merrill C. Meigs Field is located 4 km, Chicago FSS is located 29 km, Chicago-Midway is located 12 km or Chicago-O'Hare is located 29 km from the city centre. You can access it by using public transportation, taking a taxi, or renting a car.

Are there other means of transportation to go from Chicago to Washington?

Airplane is the only means of transportation listed on Liligo for this journey.

Are there big differences in weather between Chicago and Washington?

In summer, the average temperature is 25°C in Washington and 22°C in Chicago. The average rainfall in summer is 123 mm in Washington and 131 mm in Chicago. In summer, it is warmer in Washington and it rains less in Washington. In winter, it is colder in Washington and it rains more in Washington.

Prepare your stay in Washington

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