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Route Information for Flights from Montreal to Chicago

Origin Airport IATA Code YMQ
Destination Airport IATA Code CHI
Distance 1,191 km

Montreal (YMQ) to Chicago (CHI)

What?! A trip to Chicago! Well, looks like you'll need a flight from Montreal pretty soon. Well, unless you'd rather walk. And although we agree walking is great exercise, you probably want to get there before the year's end. Fortunately, you found us. We can get you an awesome rate on your ticket from YMQ to CHI.

How can you get a great rate on tickets from Montreal to Chicago?

We've been doing this for years, so we know a couple ways to snag the best deal on your flight to Chicago. You can pocket that extra cash for more than just getting from point A to point B with a few simple steps.

Which days of the week are cheapest to fly?

With the right attitude and flexibility, you can fly for less. Below are the cheapest days to fly:

  • Tuesday and Wednesday—You know how most stores are not crowded midweek? Same thing here. So, get on while the getting is good.
  • Thursday and Saturday—Get a head start on that Friday crowd. This also works on your return flight. Shorten your vacay by a day and increase your savings.
  • Monday through Thursday—If you're flying internationally, deals are often available when departing these days.

What's the Saturday night stay rule?

Staying the weekend at your destination, like Chicago, usually means a more affordable ticket since most people fly during this time. Of course, we don't want to twist your rubber arm or anything.

Why travel during the off-peak season?

It's all about going to a place when its weather is at its best. Summertime is when Europe, Hawaii, and Alaska are at their most popular. Popular Spring Break destinations are New Orleans, California, and Florida. Feeling the bitter cold? Well, the Caribbean Islands and Mexico can warm you up. Unless you're a ski bum -- then places like Colorado will be your winter wonderland. Who doesn't love some good fall foliage? The Pacific Northwest, Northern California, and New England are popular this time of the year. Flying during the off-peak seasons to certain locations can mean extra money in your wallet -- yes, please!

Is that the lowest price?

Airlines change their rates often. If a price you like pops up, then book it! You're not the only flier looking for a stellar price on a ticket from Montreal to Chicago. You might miss out on your chance to dial in the time and the flight you wanted.

Are there any other ways to save?

The Hotwire Hot Rate is for travelers who have a lot of flexibility in their travel plans. It's one of our ways to help get you a fantastic price on your flight from Montreal (YMQ) to Chicago (CHI). You won't know the time and airline until after you book, but if you're not on a set schedule, you can save big on your flight.

Book your Montreal to Chicago flight today

We are all about you saving as much as you can on your ticket from Montreal to Chicago. These tips can help you score that unreal deal. And if you're feeling lucky (and you always will be) click on the Hotwire Hot Rate for unbelievable savings. So say "Goodbye" to Montreal and "What's up?" to Chicago.

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^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on Hotwire.com from January 1, 2018 to December 31, 2018 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.