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Route Information for Flights from Chicago to Charleston

Origin Airport IATA Code CHI
Destination Airport IATA Code CHS
Distance 761 mi
Direct Flight Airlines American Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Air Canada, Aer Lingus, Southwest Airlines, ANA, Lufthansa, Air New Zealand, United Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival 2:44PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival 1:10AM UTC

Flying from Chicago to Charleston

Airports in Chicago

The city of Chicago is primarily served by two international airports. Travelers looking for low-fare flights from Chicago can use Orbitz.com to find flights from both O'Hare and Midway. O'Hare International Airport is located approximately 17 miles northwest of downtown Chicago. Midway International Airport is located on the city's southwest side, approximately eight miles from Chicago's Loop. O'Hare serves as a hub for American Airlines and United Airlines, and Midway is a hub for Southwest Airlines.

Chicago Airport Parking

Daily, hourly, and valet parking are available at O'Hare. Rates vary from $2.00 to $10.00 per hour. An economy parking lot is also available at a rate of $2.00 per hour. Similar parking options and rates apply at Midway.

Chicago Airport Transportation

There are numerous transportation options for getting to and from both O'Hare and Midway. O'Hare can be accessed via regional trains, buses, and local mass transit lines. The CTA Blue Line offers a fast and convenient transportation option to and from this airport. Midway is served by the CTA Orange Line. Car rental services are available at both airports, and travelers can quickly book car rental services at either airport using Orbitz.com.

Chicago Airport Restaurants

Both O'Hare and Midway offer a variety of restaurant options for travelers. Restaurants located in both airports include Starbuck's Coffee, Chicago Style Hot Dogs, McDonald's, Auntie Anne's, Chili's, Cinnabon, and Dunkin Donuts, making it easy for visitors to grab a quick breakfast, snack, or meal. By using Orbitz.com, travelers can quickly and easily find low-fare flights from Chicago.

Flights to Charleston

Finding flights to Charleston is a breeze with Orbitz.com. If you plan to visit this city, you can search a variety of airfare rates with the travel planner on this site. Charleston is serviced by Charleston International Airport (CHS). This airport is located just 10 miles from downtown Charleston at 5500 International Blvd., in Charleston, South Carolina. Airlines servicing CHS include American, Delta, United, US Airways and Southwest. Travelers who are on a budget can find discount airfare rates at Orbitz.com.

Transportation from CHS

There are a variety of transportation options that travelers can use to get from CHS. Car-rental services, such as National, Avis, Hertz and Budget, offer transportation from the airport. Passengers can also use shuttle and taxi companies to get from CHS.

Weather in Charleston

Weather in Charleston is characterized by significant rainfall throughout the year. It has mild winters and hot, humid summers. Travelers to this city should bring an umbrella, no matter what time of the year they visit. Winter travelers should bring warm coats and sweaters, and summer travelers should be prepared with cool T-shirts and shorts.

Attractions in Charleston

There are an array of attractions to choose from in Charleston, including museums, historical sites, outdoor activities and galleries. One of the most popular things to do in this city is to take a ride on the Charleston Water Taxi. Let Orbitz.com plan your trip out of CHS and find you affordable flights to Charleston.

Flights from Chicago to Charleston - Frequently Asked Questions

Am I able to catch a flight from Chicago to Charleston now?

Head to the Covid-19 Travel Advisor for the most up-to-date info on quarantine requirements and travel restrictions when getting a flight from Chicago to Charleston.

Are there non-stop flights from Chicago to Charleston?

Yes, you'll be happy to hear that you can jet straight from O'Hare Intl. Airport (ORD) to Charleston, SC Airport (CHS-Charleston Intl.). Direct flights can be booked with United Airlines and American Airlines.

What is the shortest flight from Chicago to Charleston?

It can take as little as 2 hours and 50 minutes. If you believe your vacation hours should be spent 'vacationing' rather than flying, you'll enjoy the ride from Midway Airport to Charleston Intl. Airport.

What airlines fly from Chicago to Charleston most frequently?

United Airlines (UA) is one of the airlines with the most flights from ORD to CHS. It offers 112 services on this route each month. Going on vacation is one of life's greatest pleasures, and this carrier will get you where you need to go. American Airlines (AA) also travels from Chicago to Charleston. It's another reliable choice and offers 52 flights each month.

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

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 Charleston 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 Charleston with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Charleston 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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