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Route Information for Flights from Springfield to Chicago

Origin Airport IATA Code BMI
Destination Airport IATA Code CHI
Distance 115 mi
Direct Flight Airlines American Airlines, JAL
Earliest Flight Arrival 12:15PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival 5:35PM UTC
Nov 28, 2019

The fly attendant was awesome!!!!

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Bloomington to Chicago · American Airlines
Dec 21, 2018

Had a family emergency and had to change Connecting flight to return home. Customer service was great.

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Bloomington to Chicago · American Airlines
Jun 21, 2018

First checked bag free????

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Bloomington to Chicago · American Airlines

Cheap Flights from Springfield to Chicago

Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport

The Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport is located at 1200 Capital Airport Drive, three miles northwest from the center of Springfield, Illinois. American Eagle, Vision Airlines and United Express service the airport. Orbitz.com makes it easy to find flights from Springfield to any destination. Orbitz searches flight information from various airlines to find the best deals on flights.

Parking and Transportation

The airport offers free long-term parking for passengers who need to leave their cars at the airport while they travel. If you don't want to park your car at the airport, you can take a taxicab. Cabs run on meters, so the total cost depends on the length of travel. Some cab companies in the area include Lincoln Yellow Cab, Springfield Taxis and Freedom Cab.

Dining at the Airport

If you need to grab something to eat before your flight, the airport features a Subway restaurant where you can get sandwiches made to order. If you just want a snack or a drink, there are vending areas inside and outside the passenger screening area. When you use Orbitz.com to find flights from Springfield, all of your travel arrangements are taken care of before you arrive at the airport. This gives you plenty of time to eat before your flight.

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 Springfield to Chicago - Frequently Asked Questions

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

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

Are there non-stop flights from Springfield to Chicago?

American Airlines offers nonstop flights from Springfield to Chicago, so all you have to do is sit back and relax until you land at ORD.

What is the shortest flight from Springfield to Chicago?

It can be as a short and sweet as 2 hours and 44 minutes. If you think your vacation hours should be spent 'vacationing' instead of flying, you'll enjoy the ride from Springfield to Chicago.

What airlines fly from Springfield to Chicago most frequently?

American Airlines offers the most flights along this route. This trusted air carrier operates 56 flights from BMI to O'Hare Intl. Airport (ORD) every month.

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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