Flying for Christmastime can be pricey, hectic and confusing—especially if you’re flying into a large metropolitan area that’s served by more than one airport. If you’ve ever found yourself creating a spreadsheet to determine where to touch down to keep the price down, we feel you. That’s why this holiday season, we’re gifting you with a breakdown of median booking prices for Christmastime flights at nine major metropolitan airports across the US.
Use our guide to determine which metro airport offers the best rates on airfare. For instance, if you’re traveling to Chicago for the holidays, you’ll save an average of 36 percent if you fly into MDW versus ORD.
Median Booking Price
Pro tip: Try searching multiple airports at once by inserting a comma between airport codes or by using city codes, such as QSF, QLA, NYC, CHI, and so on. Want more holiday travel hacks? Check out our tips for business travelers flying during the holidays and our 2018 holiday savings guide.
Alternate airport methodology: Hipmunk analyzed the historical median round-trip booking prices for US flights for Christmastime in major metropolitan cities with multiple airports.