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The best prices from Macdonald-Cartier Intl to Chicago are usually found in August or June, booked 49 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Thursday and return on a Thursday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Macdonald-Cartier Intl (YOW) to Chicago (CHI)

YOW - CHI
Price
C$ 339 - C$ 435
CHI
Temperature
1 - 29 °C
CHI
Rainfall
17 - 109 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 10% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 14% potential price drop

Average price

C$ 402

Average for round-trip flights in January 2021

Round-trip from

C$ 339

From Macdonald-Cartier Intl to Chicago

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Macdonald-Cartier Intl to Chicago?

Monday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from Macdonald-Cartier Intl to Chicago. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Chicago.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Macdonald-Cartier Intl to Chicago?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 34 days in advance, which can save you up to 86% on flights from Macdonald-Cartier Intl to Chicago compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 34 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at C$ 440. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from C$ 596.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Macdonald-Cartier Intl to Chicago?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in January. For low rates, April can be a great choice for travel to Chicago. Flights to Chicago from Macdonald-Cartier Intl in April are about C$ 320 on average during April, but can be found for as low as C$ 242.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Macdonald-Cartier Intl to Chicago (YOW - CHI)?

When flying from Macdonald-Cartier Intl to Chicago, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the afternoon, which can drop the price by up to 23% versus a flight in the evening.

Macdonald-Cartier Intl to Chicago 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Macdonald-Cartier Intl found for this year
3 Apr - 5 Apr
C$ 323pp
YOW
Ottawa
United Airlines
Direct
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
YOW
Ottawa
3 Apr - 5 Apr
C$ 331pp
YOW
Ottawa
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
YOW
Ottawa
3 Apr - 5 Apr
C$ 333pp
YOW
Ottawa
United Airlines
Direct
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
YOW
Ottawa

Direct flights to Chicago from Macdonald-Cartier Intl

Save time with Macdonald-Cartier Intl to Chicago direct flight deals
3 Apr - 5 Apr
C$ 323pp
YOW
Ottawa
United Airlines
Direct
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Direct
YOW
Ottawa
3 Apr - 5 Apr
C$ 333pp
YOW
Ottawa
United Airlines
Direct
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Direct
YOW
Ottawa
3 Apr - 5 Apr
C$ 335pp
YOW
Ottawa
United Airlines
Direct
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Direct
YOW
Ottawa

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Flight FAQs

From Macdonald-Cartier Intl to Chicago

Can I find flights from Macdonald-Cartier Intl to Chicago for under C$ 380 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Macdonald-Cartier Intl to Chicago for under C$ 380. The cheapest flight booked recently is on United Airlines for just C$ 323, but on average you can expect to pay C$ 421.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Ottawa to Chicago to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Delta is one of them. New policies for travellers booking flights from Ottawa to Chicago include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitization, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially-distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from Ottawa to Chicago have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Porter Airlines, Air Canada, and United Airlines are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Are there direct flights from Macdonald-Cartier Intl to Chicago for under C$ 380 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 3 direct flights from Macdonald-Cartier Intl to Chicago under C$ 380. A good price for a direct flight from Macdonald-Cartier Intl to Chicago is less than C$ 330.

Is Ottawa weather warmer or cooler than Chicago?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 29 °C range in July. The weather in Chicago is generally hotter than Ottawa's. As flight availability is subject to become more limited as peak season approaches it is ideal to book in a timely manner.

How long is the flight from Macdonald-Cartier Intl to Chicago?

There are many flights that can get you from Macdonald-Cartier Intl to Chicago in 2h 08m. Fly via United Airlines, Air Canada, or WestJet to get the fastest option. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both direct flights and flights with stops.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Macdonald-Cartier Intl to Chicago round-trip?

According to our current data, United Airlines (C$ 324), Air Canada (C$ 411), and WestJet (C$ 595) offers the cheapest pricing from Macdonald-Cartier Intl to Chicago. Users have found that United Airlines is 17% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

Destination information for Chicago

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Macdonald-Cartier Intl to Chicago
Today's exchange rate
C$ 1 = $0.79
Average temperature for January in Chicago
1.0 °C
Avg rainfall for January in Chicago
17.0 mm

Airports servicing Ottawa

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Top 6 airlines flying from Macdonald-Cartier Intl to Chicago

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Macdonald-Cartier Intl to Chicago choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Porter Airlines
C$ 227 C$ 310 No cancel fee 52%
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WestJet
C$ 263 C$ 332 No cancel fee 60%
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American Airlines
C$ 197 C$ 336 No cancel fee 71%
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Delta
C$ 148 C$ 343 No cancel fee N/A
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United Airlines
C$ 275 C$ 404 No cancel fee 69%
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Air Canada
C$ 249 C$ 426 No cancel fee 67%
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