Flights from Chicago to Omaha, United States

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Chicago to Omaha Last modified: Sep 19, 2023 12:10 -04:00

We've scanned 109,155,000 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Omaha. American & Major Airlines frequently offer the best deals to Omaha flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

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How Much is a Flight from Chicago to Omaha?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Chicago to Omaha, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $181.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Chicago to Omaha?

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 Omaha 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 Omaha?

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $334 $342
7-14 days $294 $304
14-21 days $296 $285
21-30 days $184 $192
30-60 days $174 $182
60-90 days $174 $182
90+ days $174 $182

Cheapest Day To Fly from Chicago to Omaha

We've examined 218,310,000 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Chicago to Omaha is Saturday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

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Compare Flight Prices from Chicago to Omaha by Month

Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for Chicago to Omaha flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
September Chicago Omaha United 9/30/23 10/10/23 0 $294
October Chicago Omaha American 10/24/23 10/31/23 0 $174
November Chicago Omaha American 11/7/23 11/14/23 0 $174
December Chicago Omaha American 12/5/23 12/12/23 0 $174
January Chicago Omaha American 1/3/24 1/10/24 0 $174
February Chicago Omaha United 2/16/24 2/18/24 0 $320
March Chicago Omaha United 3/18/24 3/25/24 0 $357
April Chicago Omaha United 4/12/24 4/26/24 0 $320

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Chicago to Omaha

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

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$334 $336
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Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Chicago to Omaha

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 Omaha is $253.

The average price for direct flights from Chicago to Omaha is $246.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Chicago to Omaha - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 6 6 6 6 6 5 6 02:15 15:25
United 5 5 5 5 5 4 4 02:52 14:52

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Chicago to Omaha

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 Omaha. 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 Omaha is $124.

The average price for round trip flights from Chicago to Omaha is $245.

Chicago to Omaha Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Chicago to Omaha?
Answer: The average Chicago to Omaha flight time is an hour and 30 minutes.
Question: How far is Omaha from Chicago?
Answer: The distance from Chicago to Omaha is 414 miles (666 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from Chicago to Omaha?
Answer: There are 74 direct flights from Chicago to Omaha.
Question: What are the most popular Chicago airlines for direct flights from Chicago to Omaha?
Answer: American Airlines provides 55% of the non-stop flights between Chicago and Omaha.

Chicago to Omaha Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Chicago and Omaha. 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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