Cheap flights from Vancouver to Chicago

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The best prices from Vancouver to Chicago are usually found in September or October, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Tuesday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Vancouver (YVR) to Chicago (CHI)

All the information you need to plan the best YVR to CHI flight in 2021: compare Vancouver to Chicago flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Chicago.
8CA - CHI
Price
C$ 462 - C$ 610
CHI
Temperature
1 - 29 °C
CHI
Rainfall
17 - 109 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$ 462

From Vancouver to Chicago

One-way from

C$ 230

One-way flight from Vancouver 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 Vancouver to Chicago?

Users have found that flying from Vancouver to Chicago on a Sunday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

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

To save up to 86% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 34 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Vancouver to Chicago from C$ 420 1-2 weeks out and tickets from C$ 569 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Vancouver 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 Vancouver in April are about C$ 306 on average during April, but can be found for as low as C$ 231.

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

It’s optimal to fly from Vancouver to Chicago in the evening. By choosing this option you can save up to 17% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight at noon.

Cheap flights from Vancouver to Chicago in May, June 2021

The best prices found for YVR to CHI flights for May, June
19 Jun - 23 Jun
C$ 405pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
YVR
Vancouver Intl
19 Jun - 23 Jun
C$ 407pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
YVR
Vancouver Intl
1 Jun - 8 Jun
C$ 523pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
YVR
Vancouver Intl

Vancouver to Chicago 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Vancouver found for this year
7 Oct - 10 Oct
C$ 384pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
United Airlines
Direct
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Direct
YVR
Vancouver Intl
11 Nov - 15 Nov
C$ 395pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
United Airlines
Direct
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
YVR
Vancouver Intl
1 Oct - 4 Oct
C$ 398pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
United Airlines
Direct
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
YVR
Vancouver Intl

Direct flights to Chicago from Vancouver

Save time with Vancouver to Chicago direct flight deals
7 Oct - 10 Oct
C$ 384pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
United Airlines
Direct
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Direct
YVR
Vancouver Intl
1 Oct - 4 Oct
C$ 398pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
United Airlines
Direct
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Direct
YVR
Vancouver Intl
6 Aug - 8 Aug
C$ 401pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
United Airlines
Direct
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Direct
YVR
Vancouver Intl

One-way flights to Chicago from Vancouver

The cheapest one-way flights from Vancouver to Chicago
2:00 a.m. - 3:58 p.m.
WestJet
2 stops
11h 58m
YVR - ORD
WestJet
C$ 230
WestJet
8:55 a.m. - 11:05 a.m.
American Airlines
1 stop
24h 10m
YVR - ORD
American Airlines
C$ 241
3:55 p.m. - 5:58 a.m.
Air Canada
2 stops
12h 03m
YVR - ORD
Air Canada
C$ 339

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Flight FAQs

From Vancouver to Chicago

Can I find flights from Vancouver to Chicago for under C$ 484 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Vancouver to Chicago for under C$ 484. The cheapest flight booked recently is on United Airlines for just C$ 384, but on average you can expect to pay C$ 419.

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

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Alaska Airlines is one of them. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitizing their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially-distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travellers safer while flying from Vancouver to Chicago. Policies will vary by airline.

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.

Are there direct flights from Vancouver to Chicago for under C$ 484 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 7 direct flights from Vancouver to Chicago under C$ 484. A good price for a direct flight from Vancouver to Chicago is less than C$ 844.

Is Vancouver weather warmer or cooler than Chicago?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 29 °C on average in the month of July. The temperature in Chicago is typically hotter than in Vancouver. If you're traveling when the temperature is at its warmest, push to plan early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. For the best results, search for flights well in advance or after peak season.

How long is the flight from Vancouver to Chicago?

United Airlines, Air Canada, and Delta can get you from Vancouver to Chicago in just under 3h 59m. Your travel time can differ by up to 2h 29m. 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 Vancouver to Chicago round-trip?

Currently priced at C$ 384, United Airlines will fly you from Vancouver to Chicago and back. In addition to United Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from WestJet and Delta - these airlines can fly you to your destination from C$ 406 and C$ 406, respectively. United Airlines is priced at 27% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as C$ 230 on WestJet. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include American Airlines from C$ 241 and Air Canada from C$ 331 one-way.

Destination information for Chicago

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Vancouver to Chicago.
Today's exchange rate
C$ 1 = $0.83
Flight duration
4h 15m
Average temperature for May in Chicago
22.0 °C
Avg rainfall for May in Chicago
109.0 mm

Airports servicing Vancouver

Vancouver Intl (YVR)
Vancouver Coal Harbour (CXH)

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

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.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Alaska Airlines
C$ 132 C$ 323 No cancel fee 75%
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American Airlines
C$ 196 C$ 362 No cancel fee 71%
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Delta
C$ 177 C$ 403 No cancel fee N/A
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WestJet
C$ 302 C$ 408 No cancel fee 60%
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Air Canada
C$ 188 C$ 460 No cancel fee 67%
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Aer Lingus
C$ 341 C$ 462 No cancel fee N/A
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United Airlines
C$ 256 C$ 470 No cancel fee 69%
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Hourly flight availability from Vancouver to Chicago

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