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Route Information for Flights from Chicago to Ithaca

Origin Airport IATA Code CHI
Destination Airport IATA Code BGM
Distance 604 mi
Direct Flight Airlines American Airlines, Qatar Airways, JAL, Alaska Airlines, Air Canada, ANA, Air New Zealand, United Airlines, British Airways, Gulf Air
Earliest Flight Arrival 2:18PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival 3:42AM UTC

Plan Your Trip from Chicago to Ithaca

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.

Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport

If you're looking for a bargain on flights to Ithaca, check out Orbitz.com to find a range of carriers and affordable prices. If you're heading to Ithaca, you'll be flying into Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport. The airport is located three miles southeast of the center of Ithaca's business district. This small airport is serviced by Delta Connection, United Express and US Airways Express, which provide service to Detroit, Newark and Philadelphia, respectively.

Transportation From the Airport

There are plenty of taxi services at the airport that can carry you into town. You may want to make a reservation in advance during the busier times of the year, like when students are returning to school at Cornell. The most inexpensive option is public transportation. TCAT's Route 32 bus services the airport and costs $1.50. You can also book a rental car with Orbitz.com when you make your initial reservations.

Weather in Ithaca

Winters in Ithaca are usually extremely cold with plenty of snow, and temperatures often hit 0 degrees Fahrenheit or lower. Snowstorms can drop 10 inches of snow at a time or more. In the summertime, you can expect mild sunny weather with some humidity and temperatures in the 80s.

Things to Do in Ithaca

Cornell University is a popular tourist attraction; you don't have to be a student to enjoy its collegiate atmosphere. The school's grounds are incredibly beautiful and steeped in history. For picnics and swimming, check out Cayuga Lakes. It's the perfect area to picnic, boat and swim while taking in Ithaca's gorgeous, natural scenery. Book your flights to Ithaca through Orbitz.com and you'll soon be enjoying all that this historic town has to offer.

Flights from Chicago to Ithaca - Frequently Asked Questions

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

If you're puzzled about travel restrictions and quarantine requirements when getting a flight from Chicago to Ithaca, check out the Covid-19 Travel Advisor.

Are there non-stop flights from Chicago to Ithaca?

Yes, there are two airlines that offer nonstop flights from O'Hare Intl. Airport (ORD) to Syracuse, NY Airport (SYR-Hancock Intl.). Track down an amazing fare and reserve your seat with American Airlines or United Airlines.

What is the shortest flight from Chicago to Ithaca?

It can be as a short and sweet as 1 hour and 49 minutes. If you're a firm believer that your vacation hours should be spent 'vacationing' rather than flying, you'll enjoy the journey from Chicago to Ithaca.

What airlines fly from Chicago to Ithaca most frequently?

The airlines that offer the most frequent flights between ORD and Syracuse, NY Airport (SYR-Hancock Intl.) include American Airlines (AA). This well-known option offers 112 flights on the route every month. United Airlines (UA) will also get you to your destination in style and comfort. Offering 60 flights every month between Chicago and Ithaca, it's another quality airline to look into.

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

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 Ithaca 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 Ithaca with flexible change policies?

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