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Seattle to Chicago Last modified: May 20, 2022 1:27 -04:00

We've scanned 40,788 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Chicago. Spirit & Alaska frequently offer the best deals to Chicago flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Spirit
SEACHI
Thu 8/18
2 stops
CHISEA
Sun 8/21
2 stops
$232
Alaska
SEACHI
Thu 8/18
nonstop
CHISEA
Sun 8/21
nonstop
$323
!!
SEACHI
Fri 9/16
nonstop
CHISEA
Mon 9/19
nonstop
$332

How Much is a Flight from Seattle to Chicago?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Seattle to Chicago, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $681.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Seattle to Chicago?

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 Seattle to Chicago 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 Seattle to Chicago?

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $1,468 $784
7-14 days $642 $650
14-21 days $1,237 $855
21-30 days $764 $475
30-60 days $785 $474
60-90 days $323 $232
90+ days $332 $346

Cheapest Day To Fly from Seattle to Chicago

We've examined 81,576 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Seattle to Chicago is Monday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$461$855$642$679$784$591$750

Compare Flight Prices from Seattle to Chicago 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 Seattle to Chicago flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Seattle Chicago !! 5/20/22 5/22/22 2 $784
June Seattle Chicago Spirit 6/7/22 6/14/22 2 $855
July Seattle Chicago Spirit 7/14/22 7/19/22 2 $413
August Seattle Chicago !! 8/31/22 9/4/22 1 $140
September Seattle Chicago !! 9/16/22 9/19/22 0 $332
September Seattle Chicago Alaska 9/13/22 9/14/22 0 $216
September Seattle Chicago !! 9/14/22 9/21/22 0 $205
November Seattle Chicago !! 11/8/22 11/10/22 2 $223

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Seattle to Chicago

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
$784
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
$784 $527
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$527 $575
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$575

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Seattle to Chicago

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 Seattle to Chicago is $661.

The average price for direct flights from Seattle to Chicago is $1,012.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Seattle to Chicago - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 6 6 6 6 6 4 6 02:00 18:50
Major Airlines 3 3 3 3 3 2 3 02:00 12:56
United 5 5 5 5 5 3 4 02:00 18:05

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Seattle to Chicago

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 Seattle to Chicago. 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 Seattle to Chicago is $538.

The average price for round trip flights from Seattle to Chicago is $657.

Seattle to Chicago Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Seattle to Chicago?
Answer: The average Seattle to Chicago flight time is 3 hours and 52 minutes.
Question: How far is Chicago from Seattle?
Answer: The distance from Seattle to Chicago is 1,715 miles (2,760 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from Seattle to Chicago?
Answer: There are 92 direct flights from Seattle to Chicago.
Question: What are the most popular Seattle airlines for direct flights from Seattle to Chicago?
Answer: American Airlines provides 43% of the non-stop flights between Seattle and Chicago.

Seattle to Chicago Airports

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