Flights from Chicago to Columbus, United States

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Chicago to Columbus, Ohio Last modified: Jan 22, 2024 9:21 -05:00

We've scanned 115,678,683 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Columbus, Ohio. American & United frequently offer the best deals to Columbus, Ohio flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

American
CHICMH
Tue 2/27
nonstop
CMHCHI
Tue 3/5
nonstop
United
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Tue 2/13
nonstop
CMHCHI
Wed 2/14
nonstop
$151
Major Airlines
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Tue 4/9
1 stop
CMHCHI
Wed 4/10
1 stop
$217
Multiple Airlines
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Mon 2/12
1 stop
CMHCHI
Wed 2/14
1 stop
$467

How Much is a Flight from Chicago to Columbus, Ohio?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Chicago to Columbus, Ohio, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $164.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Chicago to Columbus, Ohio?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we think FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for tickets from Chicago to Columbus, Ohio based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should I book tickets from Chicago to Columbus, Ohio?

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from Chicago to Columbus, Ohio.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $354 $451
7-14 days $258 $266
14-21 days $185 $193
21-30 days $177 $193
30-60 days $127 $193
60-90 days $117 $155
90+ days $241 $219

Cheapest Day To Fly from Chicago to Columbus, Ohio

We've examined 231,357,366 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Chicago to Columbus, Ohio is Monday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$117$181$187$127$181 $187

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Chicago to Columbus, Ohio

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Chicago to Columbus, Ohio. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
$511
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
$511 $331
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
$331 $185
28 29 30 31 1 2 3
$185 $185
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
$185 $127
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
$127

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Chicago to Columbus, Ohio

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from Chicago to Columbus, Ohio is $295.

The average price for direct flights from Chicago to Columbus, Ohio is $250.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Chicago to Columbus, Ohio.

Weekly Direct Flights from Chicago to Columbus, Ohio - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 9 9 9 9 9 5 9 02:23 17:00
United 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 02:00 16:05

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Chicago to Columbus, Ohio

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from Chicago to Columbus, Ohio. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from Chicago to Columbus, Ohio is $134.

The average price for round trip flights from Chicago to Columbus, Ohio is $248.

Chicago to Columbus, Ohio Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is the flight from Chicago to Columbus, Ohio?
Answer: The average Chicago to Columbus, Ohio flight time is an hour and 16 minutes.
Question: How far is Columbus, Ohio from Chicago?
Answer: The distance from Chicago to Columbus, Ohio is 294 miles (473 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from Chicago to Columbus, Ohio?
Answer: There are 115 direct flights from Chicago to Columbus, Ohio.
Question: What are the most popular Chicago airlines for direct flights from Chicago to Columbus, Ohio?
Answer: American Airlines provides 51% of the non-stop flights between Chicago and Columbus, Ohio.

Chicago to Columbus, Ohio Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Chicago and Columbus, Ohio. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

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Cheap Flights from Chicago to Columbus, Ohio