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Find The Best Dates To Fly from Ronald Reagan Washington National to O'Hare Intl.

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The cheapest flights to O'Hare Intl. found within the past 7 days were $137 round trip and $79 one way. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Flight Schedule for DCA to ORD

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Best O'Hare Intl. Flight and Hotel Packages

O'Hare Intl. flight + hotel packages - economy flights

Fairmont Chicago at Millennium Park
Fairmont Chicago at Millennium Park Gold Experience
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O'Hare Intl. flight + hotel packages - first class flights

The Langham, Chicago
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Fairmont Chicago at Millennium Park Gold Experience
Sheraton Grand Chicago
Hotel Lincoln, part of JdV by Hyatt
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FAQs about flights from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) to O'Hare Intl. Airport (ORD)

Can I catch a flight from Washington, DC Airport (DCA-Ronald Reagan Washington National) to Chicago, IL Airport (ORD-O'Hare Intl.) right now?

It's always prudent to learn about any quarantine requirements and travel advice reports in place in your destination city. Ensure you check out our Covid-19 Travel Advisor for up-to-date info on booking a flight to Chicago, IL Airport (ORD-O'Hare Intl.) from Washington, DC Airport (DCA-Ronald Reagan Washington National).

Are there direct flights from Washington, DC Airport (DCA-Ronald Reagan Washington National) to O'Hare Airport?

Multiple airlines offer flights straight from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) to O'Hare Intl. Airport (ORD). These include American Airlines and United Airlines — start with these if you'd like to get to Chicago with minimal fuss.

If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I change my booking to a later date?

For more info about changing your flight to Chicago, IL Airport (ORD-O'Hare Intl.), please visit our Customer Service Portal.

How long is the flight from National Airport to ORD?

Getting from Washington to Chicago shouldn't be too drawn out, with travel taking a mere 2 hours and 13 minutes on average. With such a quick journey ahead of you, you'll arrive feeling as fresh as when you boarded and ready to enjoy the next part of your adventure.

What is the flight distance from DCA to O'Hare Airport?

With a mere 609 mi separating National Airport and O'Hare Airport, time will pass quickly between the fasten seat belt sign going off and the captain readying the wheels for landing.

What airlines fly from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) to Chicago, IL Airport (ORD-O'Hare Intl.)?

There are a couple of airlines with direct flights from National Airport to Chicago, IL Airport (ORD-O'Hare Intl.). American Airlines (AA) is reputable, offering around 206 flights each month. You may want to also look up the deals available through United Airlines (UA). Another well-known airline, it operates 102 flights each month on the Washington to Chicago route. Be sure to compare the two airlines to score the best fare.

What airlines have practices regarding COVID-19 in place and use social distancing?

From the moment you enter the departure terminal to when you leave the arrivals terminal, if you're flying with United Airlines, American Airlines or Delta you can be sure that COVID-19 measures and social distancing rules have been adhered to. Many airlines have introduced capped capacity flights and keeping the middle seat empty.

What is the best day to buy a plane ticket?

This just in! Airfares offered on Thursdays tend to be the cheapest, according to flight demand on Travelocity in 2020. Wednesday and Friday prices are also good, but you may want to prepare your budget if booking on a Sunday, as data shows the end of the week is when prices are generally at their highest.

What are the cheapest days to fly?

Frequent travelers may already know this, but earlier in the week can be the cheapest time to fly. In 2020, flights departing on a Monday were generally the cheapest of the week, whereas you may pay a premium for weekend flights when demand is usually high. On average, tickets were most expensive for Saturday departures, so if you need to fly out on a weekend, you might look for deals ahead of time.

How far in advance can you book a flight?

Trying to figure out how early you should book your flight? It's possible to start comparing international airfares on Travelocity up to 12 months in advance. However, it does depend on the carrier as not all airlines release their prices that far out. According to our 2020 flight demand trends, last minute planners can still bag a bargain with some of the cheapest fares appearing 2 weeks to 2 months prior to their travel dates.

How can I save money on airline tickets?

We'll let you in on a secret...You can save big on flights if you mix and match your airlines and fare types. In fact, travelers who booked flights on Travelocity in 2020 saved nearly 40% when their return flights consisted of two different airlines or fare types.

*According to flight demand on Travelocity.com from January to December 2020. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

Ronald Reagan Washington National to O'Hare Intl. Flight FAQ

Traveling From Ronald Reagan Washington National
Traveling To O'Hare Intl.
Shortest Flight Time 0 hours 5 mins
Earliest Departure Time 6:00AM CDT
Latest Departure Time 10:00PM CDT
Lowest Flight Price $137

Route Info

Flight path for flights from Ronald Reagan National Airport to O'Hare International Airport

Distance:
614.00 miles

Airlines & Aircraft Used on DCA to ORD Flight Routes

Airline Carrier
Aircraft
American Airlines
Aerospatiale/Alenia ATR 42-300 / 320
American Airlines
Airbus A318
American Airlines
Airbus A319
American Airlines
Airbus A320-100/200
American Airlines
Airbus A320-100/200
American Airlines
Airbus A321-100/200
American Airlines
Boeing 737 all pax models
American Airlines
Boeing 737-700 (winglets) pax
American Airlines
Boeing 747-400 pax
American Airlines
Boeing 757-200 pax
American Airlines
Boeing 757-200 pax
Delta Air Lines
Boeing 737-300 pax
Delta Air Lines
Boeing 777-300ER
United Airlines
Canadair Regional Jet

Discover our best flights from Washington DCA to Chicago ORD. 

With 20 airlines to choose from on Travelocity, you can easily find the best option for you. Use our filters to sort by price, compare airlines, and find the most convenient flight times. 

 

Find our best return flights from Washington DCA to Chicago ORD at the right price  

Airfares to Chicago ORD from Washington DCA currently cost between $137 and $169. It’s usually cheaper to book a round trip than two separate one-way flights. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply. 

 

Book one-way flights from Washington DCA to Chicago ORD 

If you want to be flexible about when you return, or keep your travel options open ended, a one-way flight could be just the ticket! You’ll find one-way airfares from Washington DCA to Chicago ORD on Travelocity starting at $79. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply. 

 

Get to Chicago ORD from Washington DCA quicker with direct flights. 

Get to Chicago faster, without the hassle of changing planes and moving baggage, by booking a direct flight. Expect your direct flight to ORD from DCA to take around 0 hour(s) 5 min(s).  

 

Find our cheapest airfares for flights from Washington DCA to Chicago ORD

Find cheap flight deals by using our search filters to sort results starting with the lowest price airfares to ORD from DCA. Our Price Match Promise means if you find a lower rate on Travelocity.com or on another US-based website within 24 hours of booking, we’ll credit or refund the difference.  

 

Get our best airfare deals for your flight from Washington DCA to Chicago ORD today 

If you’re flexible about when you travel, December is usually the cheapest month to fly from Washington DCA to Chicago ORD. If you need to be more specific, search by date and arrival and departure times.Then, compare prices across different airlines, and sort results by lowest price first. 

 

Book flexible airline tickets for flights to Chicago ORD from Washington DCA 

Some airlines let you change your travel dates without charging a fee. Use our ‘no change fee’ filter to see which flights to ORD from DCA have this option.  

 

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We’ve secured fantastic deals with all the main airline carriers and it’s easy to compare, choose, and book with Travelocity. With 24/7 customer service and our free 'App', we’ll always keep you moving. 

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.