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Route Information for Flights from El Paso to Chicago

Origin Airport IATA Code ELP
Destination Airport IATA Code CHI
Distance 1236 mi
Direct Flight Airlines American Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Royal Jordanian, Iberia, Lufthansa, United Airlines, British Airways
Earliest Flight Arrival 4:22PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival 12:56AM UTC

Find Cheap Flights from El Paso to Chicago

El Paso International Airport

Finding flights from El Paso can be a difficult task when you are on a budget. Orbitz.com allows travelers to search a variety of airlines all at one time to locate low-fare options. The El Paso International Airport is located approximately six miles east of downtown on Commerce Avenue. Five airlines service the El Paso International Airport, including American Airlines, Delta, Southwest, United, US Airways. Orbitz offers bookings on both international and domestic flights with these airlines.

Parking at the Airport

Shelter parking and long-term parking are available at the El Paso International Airport. Fees are charged by the day, with discounts given to long-term travelers.

Transportation to the Airport

Orbitz.com can help individuals locate discount car rentals both to and from the airport. Fees depend on the type of car and the number of days the car is rented. Taxi services are available at metered rates and offer travel from anywhere in the city to the airport. Airport and hotel shuttles are available free of charge to customers traveling to the airport, and bus services are available for flat rates.

Restaurants at the El Paso International Airport

Individuals that get to the airport early may enjoy a meal before they board their flights. The El Paso International Airport offers a variety of restaurant options. For breakfast, Starbucks offers a selection of blended coffee and pastries, and Burger King provides a variety of breakfast menu items, including coffee and juice. Orbitz.com helps travelers locate the best travel deals on flights to El Paso.

Airports in Chicago

Chicago O'Hare International Airport is located on West O'Hare, approximately 18 miles from downtown Chicago. It has hubs for every major airline that offers flights to Chicago, including American Airlines, British Airways and JetBlue. The Chicago Midway International Airport is located on South Cicero Avenue, approximately 12 miles from downtown Chicago. Seven airlines service Midway airport, including Air Tran, Delta and Southwest Airlines. Orbitz.com searches flights arriving at both airports so you get the best prices.

Transportation from the Airport

Both airports offer public transportation via Chicago's elevated train system. The tickets cost $2.25, or you can purchase an all-day pass for $5.75. Taxi services are also available from both airports. Cab fares to downtown Chicago range from $35 to $45. If you want to rent a car for the duration of your stay, Orbitz.com can reserve a vehicle for you. Both airports have onsite rental car facilities.

Weather in Chicago

Summer temperatures in Chicago range from 66 to 84 degrees Fahrenheit, and the temperatures during the winter months range from 18 to 35 degrees Fahrenheit. Chicago is prone to heavy snowfall during the winter months, so most vacationers travel to Chicago during the summer. However, if you use Orbitz.com and schedule your trip during the off-peak travel season, it's easy to find cheap flights to Chicago.

Highlights and Attractions

Orbitz.com not only helps you find cheap flights to Chicago, but can also help you purchase tickets to the Sears Tower or make reservations for guided city tours.

Flights from El Paso to Chicago - Frequently Asked Questions

Am I able to catch a flight from El Paso to Chicago now?

If you're wondering about travel restrictions and quarantine requirements when flying from El Paso to Chicago, go right to the Covid-19 Travel Advisor.

Are there non-stop flights from El Paso to Chicago?

Buckle your seat belt and enjoy a stress-free flight with one of the 3 airlines that fly directly from El Paso Intl. Airport (ELP) to O'Hare Airport. We've put together a list of popular carriers to book with:

  • American Airlines
  • United Airlines
  • Frontier Airlines
What is the shortest flight from El Paso to Chicago?

The quickest flight time from ELP to O'Hare Intl. Airport (ORD) is 4 hours and 5 minutes, which gives you ample time to enjoy a drink or get carried away with a good book.

What airlines fly from El Paso to Chicago most frequently?

Consider booking a ticket with American Airlines (AA), which flies frequently along this route. This airline offers 60 flights each month between ELP and Chicago, IL Airport (ORD-O'Hare Intl.). Also investigate the great fares available with United Airlines (UA). Offering 21 flights each month between El Paso and Chicago, they'll ensure your journey is just as enjoyable as the destination.

If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Chicago?

We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it's good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans to Chicago have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you'll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.

Are there flights to Chicago with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Chicago without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the "no change fees" filter and book with confidence.

What is the cheapest day of the week to fly?

Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2020 shows that Monday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Tuesday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.

What is the cheapest month to fly?

We won't keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data the cheapest month to fly is August. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a break from it all before the weather changes. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly is the height of summer, with ticket prices peaking in the month of June.

How can I save money on flights?

To really save big on your next vacation, think outside the box. Select two different airlines or fare types for your return trip and you'll generally get a much better deal. Those who tried this on Orbitz in 2020 saved up to 45% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

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

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Refunds/changes/cancellations: Itinerary changes, if permitted for the fare, will have a $30 service fee charged by Orbitz. Additional airline charges may apply.

Other conditions: Schedules, fares and rules are subject to change without notice. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights/dates or in all markets. Lower fares may be available. Fares will not be honored retroactively or in exchange for any wholly/partially unused ticket. Tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable. Fare rules are provided for the selected itinerary before booking.