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Cheap Flights from Chicago to Washington & Flight Information

Origin Airport IATA Code CHI
Destination Airport IATA Code WAS
Number Of Flight Options 2
Average Flight Time 3 hours 53 minutes

Helpful Chicago (CHI) to Washington (WAS) Flight Information

Traveling FromChicago
Origin Airport IATA CodeCHI
Traveling ToWashington
Destination Airport IATA CodeWAS
Number of Airlines Serving9
Available Airlines
Distance982 km
Direct Flight Time1 51
Flight Price

FAQs about flights from Chicago to Washington

Is it possible to fly from Chicago to Washington right now?

The Covid-19 Travel Advisor provides crucial info about travelling from Chicago to Washington during these unusual times. You'll find everything from flying restrictions to health guidelines, as well as loads of other important information you should know about before you fly.

Is there a direct flight between Chicago and Washington?

Unfortunately, it's not possible to fly direct from Chicago to Washington. You can get a multi-stop flight, but you'll need to be organised if you want to take off soon.

How long is a direct flight from Chicago to Washington?

You can expect the journey of 609 miles to take between 1 hour and 41 minutes and 1 hour and 48 minutes. Once you've found a terrific deal on your direct Chicago to Washington airfare, the world is your oyster.

Can I cancel my flight booking to Washington due to COVID-19?

As an Ebookers customer, you may be eligible for a no-change-fee cancellation for your Washington booking and a credit that you can use for another flight. Your account is the place to go to see if your reservation has this flexibility. If you have any more questions, our Customer Service Portal is here to help.

What are the best airports for Chicago to Washington flights?

Have a look at the list below to find out which flight routes have the most services between Chicago and Washington:

  • O'Hare Intl. Airport (ORD) to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) - 120 flights per week
  • O'Hare Intl. Airport (ORD) to Baltimore, MD (BWI-Baltimore Washington Intl. Thurgood Marshall) - 71 flights per week
  • Midway Airport to Washington, DC (IAD-Washington Dulles Intl.) - 52 flights per week
How many flights are there from Chicago to Washington?

Planning a trip from Chicago to Washington is easy. With 17 daily flights to pick from, you can embark on your dream holiday any day of the year.

What are the cheapest days to book a flight?

This is one is easy to remember: Flight Fridays. We found that tickets booked on a Friday resulted in the best deal on average in 2020. However, Wednesdays can be the worst days to purchase plane tickets, as it was the day with the highest average ticket price based on flight demand on ebookers in 2020.

What are the cheapest days to fly?

When analysing flight demand on ebookers in 2020, Monday turned out to be the cheapest day to fly. That's definitely something to consider when booking your next trip! Weekends may seem like the most logical time to start your holiday, but airline tickets were on average more expensive for flights departing on Saturdays, so keep this in mind when planning for your next trip.

*According to flight demand on ebookers.com from January to December 2020. Savings are subject to change and may vary depending on selections made.


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Place to stay after flight from Chicago to Washington

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Yours Truly DC

Yours Truly DC

1143 New Hampshire Ave NW, Washington, DC
    4.5 out of 5.0
     
     

    Located in Downtown Washington D.C., this luxury hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of George Washington University, National Mall and White House. Lincoln Memorial ...

    Yours Truly DC£119

    Yours Truly DC£119
    Hamilton Hotel Washington DC

    Hamilton Hotel Washington DC

    1001 14th St NW, Washington, DC
      4.0 out of 5.0
       
       
      4.3 out of 5 (6 reviews)

      Located in Downtown Washington D.C., this historic hotel is within a 15-minute walk of White House, Walter E. Washington Convention Center and George Washington ...

      Hamilton Hotel Washington DC£125

      Hamilton Hotel Washington DC£125
      InterContinental Washington D.C. - The Wharf, an IHG Hotel

      InterContinental Washington D.C. - The Wharf, an IHG Hotel

      801 Wharf Street SW, Washington, DC
        4.5 out of 5.0
         
         

        Located in District Wharf, this luxury hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Jefferson Memorial and Washington Monument. United States Capitol and Lincoln Memorial ...

        InterContinental Washington D.C. - The Wharf, an IHG Hotel£157

        InterContinental Washington D.C. - The Wharf, an IHG Hotel£157
        Courtyard by Marriott Washington Downtown/Convention Center

        Courtyard by Marriott Washington Downtown/Convention Center

        901 L Street NW, Washington, DC
          3.0 out of 5.0
           
           

          Located in Downtown Washington D.C., this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Ford's Theater and Capital One Arena. White ...

          Courtyard by Marriott Washington Downtown/Convention Center£84

          Courtyard by Marriott Washington Downtown/Convention Center£84
          Holiday Inn Washington Capitol - Natl Mall, an IHG Hotel

          Holiday Inn Washington Capitol - Natl Mall, an IHG Hotel

          550 C St SW, Washington, DC
            3.0 out of 5.0
             
             

            Located in Capitol Hill, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum and National Mall. Washington Monument and Capital ...

            Holiday Inn Washington Capitol - Natl Mall, an IHG Hotel£101

            Holiday Inn Washington Capitol - Natl Mall, an IHG Hotel£101
            Motto by Hilton Washington DC City Center

            Motto by Hilton Washington DC City Center

            627 H Street NW, Washington, DC
              3.5 out of 5.0
               
               
              5.0 out of 5 (1 reviews)

              Located in Chinatown, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Smithsonian American Art Museum and CityCenterDC. Capital One Arena and Walter E. Washington Convention ...

              Motto by Hilton Washington DC City Center£63

              Motto by Hilton Washington DC City Center£63

              ^Savings based on all holiday package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on ebookers.ie from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 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.

              Fare, taxes & fees: Fares were found on ebookers.com and are updated daily. They include all taxes and fees, except baggage fees.

              Refunds/changes/cancellations: Itinerary changes, if permitted for the fare, will have a £25.00 / 45.00 Euro service fee charged by ebookers, plus any airline fare and tax increase that may be applicable.

              Other conditions: Schedules, fares and rules are subject to change without notice. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights/dates or in all markets. Fares will not be honored retroactively or in exchange for any wholly/partially unused ticket. Tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable. Fare rules are provided for the selected itinerary before booking.