Cheap flights from Vancouver to Chicago

How to find the cheapest flight from Vancouver to Chicago

All the information you need to plan the best 8CA to CHI flight in 2022: compare Vancouver to Chicago flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Chicago.

8CA - CHI

Price

C$ 382 - C$ 505

CHI

Temperature

-5 - 23 °C

CHI

Precipitation

43 - 125 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 13% potential price rise

Cheapest in

September

Best time to find cheap flights, 13% potential price drop

Round-trip from

C$ 479

From Vancouver to Chicago (CHI)

One-way from

C$ 179

One-way flight from Vancouver to Chicago (CHI)

How far in advance should I book a flight from Vancouver to Chicago?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 40 days in advance, which can save you up to 23% on flights from Vancouver to Chicago compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 40 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$ 588. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from C$ 695.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Vancouver to Chicago?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, September can be a great choice for travel to Chicago. Flights to Chicago from Vancouver in September are about C$ 550 on average during September, but can be found for as low as C$ 400.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Vancouver to Chicago (8CA - CHI)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from Vancouver to Chicago as you normally would.

Cheap flights from Vancouver to Chicago in January, February 2022

The best prices found for Vancouver to CHI flights for January, February
4 Feb. - 6 Feb.
YVR

Vancouver Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

10h 51m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

YVR

Vancouver Intl

1 stop

30h 21m
C$ 365

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 19/1/22

3 Feb. - 15 Feb.
YVR

Vancouver Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

3 stops

22h 21m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

YVR

Vancouver Intl

1 stop

6h 35m
C$ 376

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 20/1/22

11 Feb. - 13 Feb.
YVR

Vancouver Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

24h 55m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

YVR

Vancouver Intl

2 stops

29h 30m
C$ 380

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 19/1/22

Vancouver to Chicago 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Vancouver found for this year
4 Feb. - 6 Feb.
YVR

Vancouver Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

10h 51m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

YVR

Vancouver Intl

1 stop

30h 21m
C$ 365

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 19/1/22

3 Feb. - 15 Feb.
YVR

Vancouver Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

3 stops

22h 21m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

YVR

Vancouver Intl

1 stop

6h 35m
C$ 376

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 20/1/22

11 Feb. - 13 Feb.
YVR

Vancouver Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

24h 55m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

YVR

Vancouver Intl

2 stops

29h 30m
C$ 380

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 19/1/22

Direct flights to Chicago from Vancouver

Save time with Vancouver to Chicago direct flight deals
10 Feb. - 13 Feb.
YVR

Vancouver Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

4h 01m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

YVR

Vancouver Intl

Nonstop

4h 29m
C$ 440

Air Canada

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Deal found 20/1/22

10 Feb. - 14 Feb.
YVR

Vancouver Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

4h 01m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

YVR

Vancouver Intl

Nonstop

4h 29m
C$ 455

Air Canada

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Deal found 19/1/22

22 Apr. - 26 Apr.
YVR

Vancouver Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

4h 02m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

YVR

Vancouver Intl

Nonstop

4h 25m
C$ 456

United Airlines

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Deal found 20/1/22

Last minute flights from Vancouver to Chicago

Late deals on round-trip flights to Chicago from Vancouver, departing today and this week
28 Jan. - 4 Feb.
YVR

Vancouver Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

3 stops

15h 01m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

YVR

Vancouver Intl

1 stop

8h 29m
C$ 434

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 22/1/22

28 Jan. - 11 Mar.
YVR

Vancouver Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

10h 05m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

YVR

Vancouver Intl

2 stops

9h 39m
C$ 465

Alaska Airlines

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Deal found 20/1/22

28 Jan. - 11 Mar.
YVR

Vancouver Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

7h 15m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

YVR

Vancouver Intl

2 stops

9h 39m
C$ 476

Alaska Airlines

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Deal found 20/1/22

One-way flights to Chicago All airports from Vancouver

The cheapest one-way flights from Vancouver to Chicago
29 Mar.
YVR

Vancouver Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

22h 25m
C$ 158

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 22/1/22

2 Mar.
YVR

Vancouver Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

15h 06m
C$ 167

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 20/1/22

14 Mar.
YVR

Vancouver Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

13h 38m
C$ 169

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 21/1/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Vancouver to Chicago flights.

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

United Airlines, Air Canada, and American 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.

Can I find flights from Vancouver to Chicago for under C$ 400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Vancouver to Chicago for under C$ 400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just C$ 376, but on average you can expect to pay C$ 412.

Are there direct flights from Vancouver to Chicago for under C$ 500 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Vancouver to Chicago under C$ 500. A good price for a direct flight from Vancouver to Chicago is less than C$ 485.

Are there last-minute flights available from Vancouver to Chicago for under C$ 500?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Vancouver to Chicago within the next 7 days for less than C$ 500.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Vancouver to Chicago round-trip?

Our cheapest airline available from Vancouver to Chicago is Delta. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as C$ 394 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Alaska Airlines and Air Canada, starting at C$ 435 and C$ 436 round-trip. These flights start at 28% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Vancouver to Chicago one-way?

For one-way options, check prices for Flair Airlines. According to our data, you can fly for as low as C$ 179. Users have also found prices from C$ 218 and C$ 226 on Air Canada and Delta, respectively.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Vancouver to Chicago?

Consider American Airlines, Air Canada or Alaska Airlines when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Vancouver to Chicago.

What are the most reliable airlines from Vancouver to Chicago?

The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from Vancouver to Chicago are United Airlines (72%), Air Canada (63%) and Jazz (63%).

What are the cheapest flights from Vancouver to Chicago?

While on average a flight from Vancouver to Chicago is generally C$ 356, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is C$ 138. When looking at the most popular route, (Vancouver Intl - Chicago O'Hare Intl), you can expect to pay C$ 385 for that flight.

Other flights to Chicago

Can I fly to Chicago from Vancouver right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Vancouver to Chicago

Most visitors from Vancouver need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Chicago.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Vancouver must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Chicago.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Vancouver are not required to quarantine after entering Chicago.

Can I fly back to Vancouver from Chicago?

Returning to Vancouver from Chicago

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Chicago must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Vancouver.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Chicago are not required to quarantine after entering Vancouver.

Top 7 airlines flying from Vancouver to Chicago

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Vancouver to Chicago choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Alaska Airlines
CheapestC$ 165
AverageC$ 405
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety
Delta
CheapestC$ 222
AverageC$ 506
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety
Air Canada
CheapestC$ 236
AverageC$ 576
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time67%
COVID-19 safety
American Airlines
CheapestC$ 245
AverageC$ 454
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time71%
COVID-19 safety
United Airlines
CheapestC$ 321
AverageC$ 589
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time69%
COVID-19 safety
WestJet
CheapestC$ 378
AverageC$ 512
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time60%
COVID-19 safety
Aer Lingus
CheapestC$ 428
AverageC$ 579
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety

Hourly flight availability from Vancouver to Chicago

See what time of day planes typically take off from Vancouver to Chicago
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Weekly flight availability from Vancouver to Chicago

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Vancouver to Chicago
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Monday2daily flights
Tuesday2daily flights
Wednesday2daily flights
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Saturday2daily flights