Cheap flights from Vancouver to Chicago

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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$ 488 - C$ 645
CHI
Temperature
1 - 29 °C
CHI
Precipitation
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$ 488

From Vancouver to Chicago

One-way from

C$ 235

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.
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$ 599. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from C$ 707.

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$ 560 on average during September, but can be found for as low as C$ 407.

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 September, October 2021

The best prices found for YVR to CHI flights for September, October
28 Oct - 31 Oct
C$ 420pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ANA
 
1 STOP
YVR
Vancouver Intl
15 Oct - 18 Oct
C$ 421pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
YVR
Vancouver Intl
19 Oct - 22 Oct
C$ 425pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
YVR
Vancouver Intl

Vancouver to Chicago 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Vancouver found for this year
10 Nov - 14 Nov
C$ 378pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
YVR
Vancouver Intl
10 Nov - 14 Nov
C$ 380pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
YVR
Vancouver Intl
1 Nov - 4 Nov
C$ 387pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
YVR
Vancouver Intl

Direct flights to Chicago from Vancouver

Save time with Vancouver to Chicago direct flight deals
25 Jan - 29 Jan
C$ 435pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
United Airlines
Direct
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Direct
YVR
Vancouver Intl
25 Jan - 29 Jan
C$ 437pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
United Airlines
Direct
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Direct
YVR
Vancouver Intl
19 Oct - 22 Oct
C$ 526pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Air Canada
Direct
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Air Canada
Direct
YVR
Vancouver Intl

Last minute flights from Vancouver to Chicago

Late deals on round-trip flights to Chicago from Vancouver, departing today and this week
29 Sep - 20 Oct
C$ 522pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Air Canada
Direct
YVR
Vancouver Intl
29 Sep - 20 Oct
C$ 527pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
YVR
Vancouver Intl
28 Sep - 20 Oct
C$ 528pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Air Canada
Direct
YVR
Vancouver Intl

One-way flights to Chicago from Vancouver

The cheapest one-way flights from Vancouver to Chicago
2:00 a.m. - 7:59 a.m.
United Airlines
Direct
3h 59m
YVR - ORD
United Airlines
C$ 235
United
9:00 a.m. - 7:01 p.m.
British Airways
1 stop
8h 01m
YVR - ORD
British Airways
C$ 243
Gate1.ca
2:20 a.m. - 7:09 a.m.
WestJet
2 stops
26h 49m
YVR - ORD
WestJet
C$ 267
WestJet

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Vancouver</span> to <span class="emphasized">Chicago</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Vancouver to Chicago

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$ 378, but on average you can expect to pay C$ 415.

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$ 633.

Are there last-minute flights available from Vancouver to Chicago for under C$ 600?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Vancouver to Chicago within the next 7 days for less than C$ 600.

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

According to our current data, Air New Zealand (C$ 421), Air Canada (C$ 433), and Delta (C$ 440) offers the cheapest pricing from Vancouver to Chicago. Air New Zealand is 24% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Air Canada, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as C$ 189. However, be on the lookout for offers from United Airlines and British Airways, as they are both options that can get you from Vancouver to Chicago for a low price.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Chicago, IL

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Chicago from Vancouver?

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 72 hours before departing to Chicago.

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

Do I need a test to 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.

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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 = $0.79
Average temperature for September in Chicago
25.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in Chicago
60.0 mm

Airports servicing Vancouver

Vancouver Intl (YVR)
Vancouver Coal Harbour (CXH)

Airports servicing 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

See what time of day planes typically take off from Vancouver towards 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.
Sunday
2 daily flights
Monday
2 daily flights
Tuesday
2 daily flights
Wednesday
2 daily flights
Thursday
2 daily flights
Friday
2 daily flights
Saturday
2 daily flights
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