The cheapest times to fly from MDW to CMH are
- July 30th to February 25th (except the weeks of September 10th, October 8th, November 19th, and December 17th)
based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from MDW to CMH is mid to late August. Prices can be as high as $768 for Sunday flights during mid March, or as low as $222 for Tuesday flights around mid to late August.
When to Fly to Columbus
Flying from Chicago, IL (MDW) to Columbus, OH (CMH) will usually cost between $222 to $447 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late August with an average ticket price of $223. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid March, with an average price of $499. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $275 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $259 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MDW to CMH flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the MDW to CMH route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the MDW to CMH flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Chicago. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.57, which is above average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $103 (31%) on this flight.
Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $230. Return trip prices are from the CMH to MDW flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from MDW to CMH can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 29 minutes may be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from MDW to CMH? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: Delta, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from John Glenn Columbus International Airport to Chicago Midway International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 282 miles or 454 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from MDW to CMH?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop MDW to CMH flight is about 1 hour 29 minutes.
How many flights go between Chicago, IL and Columbus, OH?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 43 available flights from MDW to CMH.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Chicago Midway International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||John Glenn Columbus International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
Late and Early Flight Data
Flights from MDW to CMH tend to depart much later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 41% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 10% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave CMH heading for MDW about 17 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Columbus, OH is about 6 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- Southwest: 17 minutes late
- Some airlines not reporting
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