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Chicago is a city for everyone, from stunning skyscrapers and historic sites to thriving arts scenes and delicious cuisines. A trip from Tacoma to Chicago can provide breathing room, whether you're planning a fun-filled vacation, an excursion, or a business trip. The only thing that may trouble you is finding affordable plane tickets that won't take a toll on your pocket.

And that is why Crystal Travel is here to help you find plane tickets that suit your budget and offer you a smooth flying experience. Want to travel in business class or a one-way flight? There is an offer to satisfy all your flying needs at some of the cheapest airfares that won't break your budget. Pack your baggage for a hassle-free journey by booking your cheap flights from Tacoma to Chicago.

About Tacoma

Nestled along the banks of the Puget Sound, Tacoma boasts picturesque vistas and an abundance of expansive flora and fauna. There are several fun things to do in Tacoma with compelling museums, nature parks, and historic sites. The city is well known for its stunning glassworks and display galleries. There are several opportunities for outdoor activities too. Museum of Glass and Tacoma Art Museum are must-visit places.

About Chicago

Located on the southern banks of Lake Michigan, Chicago is a dynamic cosmopolitan with unique vibes and rich history. The city offers a plethora of things to do and see with its majestic skyscrapers, vibrant neighborhoods, and world-class hotels. It is the commercial and cultural hub where you can find many art galleries, live music venues, and company headquarters. Some popular tourist attractions include the iconic John Hancock Center, the Tribune Tower, Millennium Park, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, the Art Institute of Chicago, and Tribune Tower.

Cheap Flights from Tacoma to Chicago

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FAQs on Tacoma to Chicago Flights
1. Which airlines fly non-stop from Tacoma to Chicago?

The following airlines offer non-stop flights to Chicago from Tacoma.

  • Alaska Airlines
  • American Airlines
  • Delta Air Lines
  • Southwest Airlines
  • United Airlines
2. I’m booking a non-stop flight to Chicago from Tacoma. Which airport do I choose?

Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA), about 18 miles north-northeast of Downtown Tacoma, is the only commercial airport serving Tacoma, Washington. It is the largest airport in the Pacific Northwest region. 

Whereas there are two airports in Chicago:

  • Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW), is about 12 miles southwest of the Loop business district in Chicago.
  • O’Hare International Airport (ORD), is about 17 miles northwest of the Loop business district.

All the flights from Tacoma will depart from SEA only. Choose your destination airports between the two depending on travel time, the departure time, and the airfare offered.

3. What is the flight duration between Tacoma and Chicago?
A non-stop flight departing from Tacoma takes around 4 hours to land at an airport in Chicago. The quickest non-stop flight, operated by Alaska Airlines from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, takes around 3 hours and 53 minutes to reach O’Hare International Airport (ORD).
4. Which airline from Tacoma has the least delayed flights to Chicago?
As per the reports published in April 2022, Delta Air Lines has the least delayed flights between Tacoma and Chicago, followed by Alaska and Southwest Airlines.
5. Which is the cheapest day of the week to fly to Chicago from Tacoma, Washington?
Wednesday is the cheapest day to fly to Chicago from Tacoma, Washington. Generally, flights are pricier on Fridays and Sundays. However, this doesn’t mean that you cannot find affordable flights. Be flexible with your plans and explore our flight deals to secure a cheap flight.
6. Do I need to pay any fees or charges for canceling my flight from Tacoma to ORD/MDW?
Most airlines do charge a processing fee for changes or cancellations of flights. But, many airlines have waived their change and cancellation fees since the pandemic, whether you incur a cancellation fee depends on the airline and travel class. For more information, contact our customer support team or check the cancellation policies on the airline's website.
7. Do airlines offer sleeping areas to passengers traveling from Tacoma?
Airlines have specific lounges for passengers at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, they can relax and enjoy complimentary meals here. However, there are no designated sleeping areas at the airport or in the lounges. There are recliner chairs and pre-installed seats in the concourse area where passengers can relax.
8. Am I allowed to carry food and eatables on my flight to Chicago?
You may carry food and eatables in your carry-on or checked baggage as long as it is solid and well packed according to the TSA policy. However, you cannot carry liquid, semi-liquid, and gel items on flights.
9. What is the baggage allowance on a flight from Tacoma to CHI?

The baggage allowance on a flight from Tacoma may vary with the airlines and the ticket. As per the standard for domestic flights in the US, you can check in one piece of baggage and carry one in the cabin. 

Checked Baggage 

  • Dimensions: the sum of three sides (length + width + height) of checked baggage must not exceed 62 inches (158 cm).
  • The weight must be less than 50 pounds (23 kg). You are advised to check with the airlines or our travel agents before booking. 

Carry-on Baggage

  • The carry-on weight cannot exceed 18 lbs (8 kg), and it must be compatible to fit in the overhead cabin or beneath the seat.


For more information, check with the airlines or contact our travel agents.

10. I lost my baggage during my Chicago flight from Tacoma. How can I recover it?

If you lost your baggage during your flight to Chicago, here are a few steps you can take to recover it.

  • Contact the airlines immediately. Airlines are responsible for any lost, damaged, or delayed baggage.
  • Request for delivery to your address or accommodation till your baggage is recovered.
  • Request for baggage fee reimbursement
  • Keep all the receipts for incidental expenses.

Airlines usually take 1–5 days to declare baggage lost. Airlines will compensate you for your luggage and its contents if it is lost. Check the airline and government policies for more information, or contact our travel experts.

11. How would I get the best deal on my flight to Chicago?
Crystal Travel has sourced many deals from several airlines to offer you an affordable flight journey. Use our easy-to-use search engine to find some of the latest offers available for your trip with just a few clicks. Also, stay up-to-date with our latest offers by signing up for our newsletter and stalking us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, we post many deals there. Alternatively, you can call our travel experts with your booking information, and they will find the best deals for your trip.
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