Cheap flights from Chicago (CHI) to Birmingham (BHX)

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The best prices from Chicago to Birmingham are usually found in November or February, booked 49 days in advance, depart on a Friday or Wednesday and return on a Monday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Chicago (CHI) to Birmingham (BHX)

All the information you need to plan the best CHI to BHX flight in 2021: compare Chicago to Birmingham flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Birmingham.
CHI - BHX
Price
$605 - $1,031
BHX
Temperature
57.2 - 91.4 °F
BHX
Precipitation
3.2 - 6.3 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 25% potential price rise

Cheapest in

November

Best time to find cheap flights, 22% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$605

From Chicago to Birmingham

One-way from

$479

One-way flight from Chicago to Birmingham

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Chicago to Birmingham?

Flights from Chicago to Birmingham are found to be more expensive on Friday. This shouldn't discourage you from searching as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Birmingham.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago to Birmingham (CHI - BHX)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Chicago to Birmingham is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are at noon tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the afternoon could potentially save you up to 9% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Birmingham in July, August 2021

The best prices found for CHI to BHX flights for July, August
5 Aug - 17 Aug
$507pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
BHX
Birmingham
BHX
Birmingham
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
5 Aug - 16 Aug
$541pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
BHX
Birmingham
BHX
Birmingham
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
5 Aug - 16 Aug
$578pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BHX
Birmingham
BHX
Birmingham
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to Birmingham 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Birmingham from Chicago found for this year
5 Aug - 17 Aug
$507pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
BHX
Birmingham
BHX
Birmingham
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
7 Oct - 12 Oct
$524pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BHX
Birmingham
BHX
Birmingham
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
5 Aug - 16 Aug
$541pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
BHX
Birmingham
BHX
Birmingham
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Last minute flights from Chicago to Birmingham

Late deals on round-trip flights to Birmingham from Chicago, departing today and this week
5 Aug - 17 Aug
$507pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
BHX
Birmingham
BHX
Birmingham
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
5 Aug - 16 Aug
$541pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
BHX
Birmingham
BHX
Birmingham
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
5 Aug - 16 Aug
$578pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BHX
Birmingham
BHX
Birmingham
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to Birmingham from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Birmingham
12:25 pm - 4:05 am
Aer Lingus
1 Stop
9h 40m
ORD - BHX
Aer Lingus
$479
FareScan
8:42 am - 6:20 am
Delta
2 Stops
15h 38m
MDW - BHX
Delta
$920
Delta
4:40 pm - 5:10 am
Turkish Airlines
1 Stop
30h 30m
ORD - BHX
Turkish Airlines
$1,171
SmartFares

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Flight FAQs

From Chicago to Birmingham

Are flight prices decreasing from Chicago to Birmingham due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both Chicago and Birmingham for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

Which airlines flying from Chicago to Birmingham have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Aer Lingus, British Airways, and Delta flying from Chicago to Birmingham have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Birmingham from Chicago?

For a flight from Chicago to Birmingham, you will be flying into Birmingham. Birmingham (BHX) is just 6.8 mi from the center of the city. Birmingham is the only Birmingham airport and it handles 0 inbound flights from Chicago per day. 5 airlines have flights to Birmingham from Chicago on a regular basis.

Can I find flights from Chicago to Birmingham for under $500 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Birmingham for under $500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $489, but on average you can expect to pay $594.

Are there nonstop flights from Chicago to Birmingham for under $500 on Cheapflights?

There are no nonstop flights from Chicago to Birmingham, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

Are there last-minute flights available from Chicago to Birmingham for under $600?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Chicago to Birmingham within the next 7 days for less than $600.

Is Chicago weather warmer or cooler than Birmingham?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 84 °F's in July, on average. The temperature in Birmingham is generally colder than in Chicago. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

How long is the flight from Chicago to Birmingham?

Airlines like Aer Lingus, Lufthansa, and Delta fly from Chicago to Birmingham in about 9h 40m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 4h 20m. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Chicago to Birmingham round-trip?

Aer Lingus, at $618, was found to be the cheapest airline from Chicago to Birmingham. An alternate airline flying to your destination would be Turkish Airlines. Aer Lingus is 20% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Chicago to Birmingham one-way?

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Chicago to Birmingham are Aer Lingus ($479), Lufthansa ($657), and Delta ($728).

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Birmingham, England

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Birmingham from Chicago?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Chicago to Birmingham

Most visitors from Chicago need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Birmingham.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Chicago must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Birmingham.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Chicago are not required to quarantine after entering Birmingham.

Documents
Mandatory passenger locator form - Submit the form any time in the 48 hours before arriving in the UK. Show the form when checking in your plane, train or ferry to the UK.

Managed quarantine package for Scotland - All travelers arriving directly to Scotland are required to book their Managed Quarantine Package prior to travel.

COVID-19 testing package - All travelers must book and pay for a COVID-19 Testing Package prior to travel to England and Scotland.


Do I need a test to fly back to Chicago from Birmingham?

Returning to Chicago from Birmingham

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Birmingham must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Chicago.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Birmingham are not required to quarantine after entering Chicago.

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Destination information for Birmingham

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Chicago to Birmingham.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = £0.72
Average temperature for July in Birmingham
91.4 °F
Avg rainfall for July in Birmingham
5.5 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing Birmingham

Top 5 airlines flying from Chicago to Birmingham

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Chicago to Birmingham choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
British Airways
$552 $683 No cancel fee 70%
KLM
$558 $787 No cancel fee 75%
Aer Lingus
$586 $807 No cancel fee N/A
Delta
$586 $825 No cancel fee N/A
SAS
$396 $907 No cancel fee 77%
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