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Flights from Chicago to Washington

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Flight information Chicago to Washington

Cheapest roundtrip price last month

AED 266

Non-stop airlines

10

Flights per week

361

Average flight time, total distance 997 kilometers

1h 35min

Most popular airline last month

United

Washington Dulles, Baltimore Washington International and Washington Ronald Reagan

3 airports

Frequently asked questions

There are 3 airports in Washington: Washington Dulles, Baltimore Washington International and Washington Ronald Reagan.
The best price found on Skyscanner for a flight from Chicago to Washington is AED 266. This was found by aggregating across different carriers and is the cheapest price for the whole month.
1h 35min is the average flight time from Chicago to Washington.
There are 10 airlines who fly non-stop from Chicago to Washington.
There are 361 flights per week flying from Chicago to Washington, as of September.

Washington has two airports, Washington Dulles International Airport and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. There are five airlines operating flights from Chicago to Washington via Chicago O’Hare International Airport - American Airlines, American Eagle, Frontier Airlines, United Airlines and United Express, the shuttle service to United Airlines. Southwest Airlines operates a flight from Midway International Airport to Washington.

* This information is correct as of June 2017

Airport Information - Arriving

Washington Dulles International Airport is the main airport in Washington set within a single terminal complex, so you don’t have far to go if you need to transfer between flights. At the airport you will find an extensive range of amenities and facilities so you won’t be short on things to do. In addition to its many different shops which offer everything you would need, the airport is home to many places to eat and drink so you won’t go hungry. Once you have landed at Washington Dulles International Airport there are a number of bus services that can take you into the city, or you can find taxis available right outside the terminal building.

Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport is located only 5km from central Washington and is comprised of three passenger terminals. The airport offers everything in terms of amenities and facilities such as shops, restaurants and cafes so there is plenty to do to pass the time before continuing your journey.

Airport Information - Departing

Chicago O’Hare International Airport, often shortened simply to O’Hare Airport, is the primary airport serving Chicago located just over 25km from the city. Getting to the airport is easy if you won’t have a car as it is connected to the city on the CTA Blue Line which allows you to travel to the airport in around 45 minutes. All of the amenities and facilities you would expect of a modern airport can be enjoyed at Chicago O’Hare International Airport whether it’s places to eat and drink or shops to browse through, so you won’t be lacking in things to do while you wait to board your flight.

Chicago Midway Airport is Chicago's single passenger terminal domestic airport. The airport offers a decent range of amenities and services to ensure all of your needs are met whether it’s shops to pick up some last minute essentials or somewhere for a meal or a drink. Getting to the airport is possible on the CTA Orange Line from central Chicago which takes around 25 minutes.

What to Expect in Washington

While the weather in Washington is warm and pleasant over the summer, things can get pretty cold when winter comes and snowfall is not uncommon. You won’t need to get a visa when traveling between Chicago and Washington as it is a domestic route, but don’t forget to bring all your travel documents including your passport along. Check out the top hotels in Washington to make the most out of your stay.

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