Seattle to Chicago flight duration

What is the flight duration from Seattle to Chicago?

On average there are 10 flights flying direct each day from Seattle to Chicago. Below you will find the quickest flight duration, the average flight time and the longest flight duration.

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Depart
BFI
Arrive
MDW

Average direct flight time is 4 hours 2 minutes.

The fastest direct flight from Seattle (BFI) to Chicago (MDW) has a duration of 3 hours 45 minutes.

A distance of 1,733 miles / 2,790 km.

Related: Return journey Chicago to Seattle flight duration

Seattle to Chicago flight duration breakdown

  • Average flight duration: 4 hours 2 minutes
  • Shortest flight duration: 3 hours 45 minutes
  • Longest flight duration: 4 hours 18 minutes
  • Average daily flights: 10

Airport, Distances & Flight Duration Information

  • The average flight time from Seattle to Chicago is 4 hours 2 minutes
  • Distance from Seattle to Chicago is 1,733 miles / 2,790 km
  • Seattle is served by 2 airports Seattle Boeing Field (BFI), Seattle Tacoma International Airport (SEA)
  • Chicago is served by 3 airports Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW), Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD), Chicago Rockford International Airport (RFD)
  • The currency in Chicago, United States is the US Dollar

Planning a trip or just interested to find out the flight time between Seattle, United States and Chicago, United States? Be prepared, as flight times can change depending on many factors such as, weather condition, wind speed, flight path and congestion in the air. Due to these factors the actual flight time could be less than 4 hours 2 minutes but on occasion could be longer than the stated time.


DIRECT FLIGHTS

Seattle / Tacoma International to Chicago O'Hare International
Flying with United
3 hours 56 minutes
Seattle / Tacoma International to Chicago O'Hare International
Flying with Alaska Airlines
4 hours 10 minutes

INDIRECT FLIGHTS (multi stop)

Seattle to Chicago flight time via Las Vegas Mccarran | BFI to MDW via LAS
Seattle to Las Vegas Mccarran
2 hours 26 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
1 hours 29 minutes
Las Vegas Mccarran to Chicago
3 hours 39 minutes
Total journey time
7 hours 34 minutes
Seattle to Chicago flight time via Denver International | BFI to MDW via DEN
Seattle to Denver International
2 hours 30 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
1 hours 31 minutes
Denver International to Chicago
2 hours 22 minutes
Total journey time
6 hours 23 minutes
Seattle to Chicago flight time via San Francisco International | BFI to MDW via SFO
Seattle to San Francisco International
2 hours 07 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
39 minutes
San Francisco International to Chicago
4 hours 15 minutes
Total journey time
7 hours 01 minutes

Airlines flying between Seattle and Chicago

Most popular airlines that fly the route between Seattle and Chicago

Alaska Airlines
Alaska Airlines
Norwegian
Norwegian

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Seattle & Chicago local time and timezones

Chicago, United States time is 2 hours ahead of Seattle, United States

Date and time in Seattle, United States:
15:26 Sat, 16 Nov, 2019,
Los Angeles Timezone: PST (-08:00)

Date and time in Chicago, United States:
17:26 Sat, 16 Nov, 2019,
Chicago Timezone: CST (-06:00)

Jet Lag effects from flying between Seattle and Chicago

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The cheapest months to travel from Seattle to Chicago

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