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Route Information for Flights from Washington to Chicago

Origin Airport IATA Code BWI
Destination Airport IATA Code ORD
Flight Price $34
Distance 991 km

Washington (WAS) to Chicago (CHI)

Whaa?! A trip to Chicago! Well, looks like you'll need a ticket from Washington pretty soon. We suppose you could ride a scooter for most of it, but you probably are on a bit of a schedule. Fortunately, you found us. We can get you a great deal on your next flight from WAS to CHI.

How do you get the best deal on a flight from WAS to CHI?

We've been doing this for years, so we know a few ways to get the best price on your flight to Chicago. You'll make spending less look so very good with a few simple steps.

What is the cheapest day 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.

Can staying the weekend get me a cheaper ticket?

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

What are shoulder seasons?

It's all about going to a place when its weather is at its best. For example, Europe, Hawaii, and Alaska are big hits in the summer. During spring, New Orleans, Florida, and California open their arms to tourists. Winter is prime for Mexico and the Caribbean because of its warm weather, as well as ski and snowboard destinations like the Colorado Rockies. During autumn, Northern California, the Pacific Northwest, and New England draw visitors. Flying during less popular periods can mean extra money in your wallet -- yes, please!

If the price is right, pick it!

There are a lot of others that are waiting a terrific bargain on a flight from Washington to Chicago. You could lose your opportunity to get the flight and the schedule you need.

What is the Hotwire Hot Rate?

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 a flight from Washington (WAS) to Chicago (CHI). After your purchase, you'll get the time and name of the airline, but it is a risk where you can reap the rewards.

Book today

Try these tips before you reserve your next flight from Washington to Chicago. You may have enough money back in your hand to add something that makes this vacation extra exciting ... or you can roll that money over and put it toward your next flight out of Washington.

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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.