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
37.4 - 60.8 °F
BHX
Precipitation
1.6 - 2.8 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 (CHI) to Birmingham

One-way from

$363

One-way flight from Chicago (CHI) to Birmingham

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Chicago to Birmingham?

Users have found that booking a flight from Chicago to Birmingham at least 38 days early can save you up to 38% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 38 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Chicago to Birmingham for as little as $810 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $1,005 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

It’s typically best to fly out from Chicago to Birmingham in the afternoon. Doing so could potentially save you 9% on the flight price compared to flying at noon, which is usually more expensive.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Chicago to Birmingham?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in June. For low rates, October can be a great choice for travel to Birmingham. Flights to Birmingham from Chicago in October are about $702 on average during October, but can be found for as low as $577.

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Chicago to Birmingham?

Leaving on a Thursday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 15% on the overall cost on flights from Chicago to Birmingham.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Birmingham in October, November 2021

The best prices found for CHI to BHX flights for October, November
3 Nov - 18 Nov
$411pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BHX
Birmingham
BHX
Birmingham
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
22 Oct - 24 Oct
$509pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
KLM
   
2 STOPS
BHX
Birmingham
BHX
Birmingham
KLM
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
22 Oct - 24 Oct
$519pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
KLM
   
2 STOPS
BHX
Birmingham
BHX
Birmingham
KLM
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to Birmingham 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Birmingham from Chicago found for this year
3 Nov - 18 Nov
$411pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BHX
Birmingham
BHX
Birmingham
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
9 Dec - 12 Dec
$503pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BHX
Birmingham
BHX
Birmingham
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
22 Oct - 24 Oct
$509pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
KLM
   
2 STOPS
BHX
Birmingham
BHX
Birmingham
KLM
 
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
24 Oct - 2 Nov
$590pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
KLM
 
1 STOP
BHX
Birmingham
BHX
Birmingham
KLM
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
24 Oct - 2 Nov
$595pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
   
2 STOPS
BHX
Birmingham
BHX
Birmingham
Delta
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
24 Oct - 2 Nov
$605pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
   
2 STOPS
BHX
Birmingham
BHX
Birmingham
Delta
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to Birmingham from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Birmingham
1:00 pm - 2:50 pm
SAS
2 Stops
20h 50m
ORD - BHX
SAS
$363
KAYAK
1:50 pm - 6:10 am
Virgin Atlantic
1 Stop
11h 20m
ORD - BHX
Virgin Atlantic
$478
Travel2Be
3:15 pm - 3:40 am
SWISS
1 Stop
30h 25m
ORD - BHX
SWISS
$492
Ovago

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Chicago to Birmingham

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.

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.

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 $411, but on average you can expect to pay $574.

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.

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

Currently priced at $569, SWISS will fly you from Chicago to Birmingham and back. In addition to SWISS, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from Lufthansa and Virgin Atlantic - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $579 and $590, respectively. These flights start at 26% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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 SAS ($353), Virgin Atlantic ($473), and SWISS ($492).

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Chicago to Birmingham?

Consider British Airways, Delta or Aer Lingus when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Chicago to Birmingham.

What are the cheapest flights from Chicago to Birmingham?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Chicago to Birmingham? While on average our users pay $1,598, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $556. The most popular route (Chicago O'Hare Intl - Birmingham), is priced around $411.

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 = £0.73
Average temperature for October in Birmingham
77.0 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Birmingham
3.2 ″

Airports servicing 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
SAS
$396 $907 No cancel fee 77%
British Airways
$552 $683 No cancel fee 70%
KLM
$558 $787 No cancel fee 75%
Delta
$586 $825 No cancel fee N/A
Aer Lingus
$586 $807 No cancel fee N/A
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