Cheap flights from Chicago to Chattanooga (CHI - CHA)

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The best prices from Chicago to Chattanooga Lovell Field are usually found in July or August, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Saturday and return on a Saturday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Chicago (CHI) to Chattanooga (CHA)

All the information you need to plan the best CHI to CHA flight in 2021: compare Chicago to Chattanooga flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Chattanooga.
CHI - CHA
Price
$241 - $419
CHA
Temperature
41 - 80.6 °F
CHA
Precipitation
3.3 - 5 inches

Popular in

January

High demand for flights, 26% potential price rise

Cheapest in

July

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

Round-trip from

$241

From Chicago All airports (CHI) to Chattanooga Lovell Field

One-way from

$138

One-way flight from Chicago All airports (CHI) to Chattanooga Lovell Field

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 Chattanooga?

Tuesday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 22%.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Chicago to Chattanooga?

Users have found that booking a flight from Chicago to Chattanooga at least 60 days early can save you up to 44% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 60 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Chicago to Chattanooga for as little as $370 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 $455 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

Our data shows that July tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Chattanooga from Chicago. Users have commonly found prices around $311 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $105. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in January.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago to Chattanooga (CHI - CHA)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Chicago to Chattanooga is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the evening tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the afternoon could potentially save you up to 12% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Chattanooga in September, October 2021

The best prices found for CHI to CHA flights for September, October
7 Oct - 10 Oct
$218pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CHA
Chattanooga Lovell Field
CHA
Chattanooga Lovell Field
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
13 Oct - 18 Oct
$219pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CHA
Chattanooga Lovell Field
CHA
Chattanooga Lovell Field
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
7 Oct - 10 Oct
$232pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CHA
Chattanooga Lovell Field
CHA
Chattanooga Lovell Field
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to Chattanooga 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chattanooga from Chicago found for this year
4 Nov - 11 Nov
$213pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CHA
Chattanooga Lovell Field
CHA
Chattanooga Lovell Field
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
7 Oct - 10 Oct
$218pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CHA
Chattanooga Lovell Field
CHA
Chattanooga Lovell Field
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
13 Oct - 18 Oct
$219pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CHA
Chattanooga Lovell Field
CHA
Chattanooga Lovell Field
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Non-stop flights to Chattanooga from Chicago

Save time with Chicago to Chattanooga direct flight deals
21 Oct - 6 Nov
$265pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CHA
Chattanooga Lovell Field
CHA
Chattanooga Lovell Field
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
11 Oct - 15 Oct
$270pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CHA
Chattanooga Lovell Field
CHA
Chattanooga Lovell Field
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
11 Oct - 14 Oct
$291pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CHA
Chattanooga Lovell Field
CHA
Chattanooga Lovell Field
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Last minute flights from Chicago to Chattanooga

Late deals on round-trip flights to Chattanooga from Chicago, departing today and this week
30 Sep - 4 Oct
$324pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
CHA
Chattanooga Lovell Field
CHA
Chattanooga Lovell Field
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
30 Sep - 4 Oct
$328pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
CHA
Chattanooga Lovell Field
CHA
Chattanooga Lovell Field
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
30 Sep - 4 Oct
$359pp
MDW
Chicago Midway
Delta
 
1 STOP
CHA
Chattanooga Lovell Field
CHA
Chattanooga Lovell Field
Delta
 
1 STOP
MDW
Chicago Midway

One-way flights to Lovell Field from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Chattanooga
10:00 am - 12:52 pm
United Airlines
Nonstop
1h 52m
ORD - CHA
United Airlines
$138
United
7:45 am - 5:43 pm
American Airlines
2 Stops
8h 58m
ORD - CHA
American Airlines
3:45 am - 4:40 pm
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
35h 55m
ORD - CHA
Multiple Airlines
$167
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Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Chicago</span> to <span class="emphasized">Chattanooga</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Chicago to Chattanooga

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

For a flight from Chicago to Chattanooga, you will be flying into Lovell Field. Chattanooga Lovell Field (CHA) is just 6.0 mi from the center of the city. Lovell Field is the only Chattanooga airport and it handles 2 inbound flights from Chicago per day. 3 airlines have flights to Chattanooga Lovell Field from Chicago on a regular basis.

Which airlines flying from Chicago to Chattanooga Lovell Field have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

United Airlines, American Airlines, and Delta are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Are flight prices decreasing from Chicago to Chattanooga 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 Chattanooga 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.

Can I find flights from Chicago to Chattanooga for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Chattanooga for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $213, but on average you can expect to pay $254.

Are there nonstop flights from Chicago to Chattanooga for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Chicago to Chattanooga under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Chicago to Chattanooga is less than $387.

Are there last-minute flights available from Chicago to Chattanooga for under $400?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Chicago to Chattanooga within the next 7 days for less than $400.

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

Currently priced at $248, American Airlines will fly you from Chicago to Chattanooga and back. In addition to American Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from United Airlines and Delta - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $265 and $283, respectively. American Airlines 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 Chattanooga one-way?

$133 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from United Airlines. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Allegiant Air and American Airlines, with prices starting from $134 and $140, respectively.

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

Consider American Airlines, Delta or United Airlines when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Chicago to Chattanooga.

What are the cheapest flights from Chicago to Chattanooga?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $215. While the most popular route (Chicago O'Hare Intl - Chattanooga Lovell Field) can be booked for $232 on average our data indicates $345 when flying from Chicago to Chattanooga

What are the most reliable airlines from Chicago to Chattanooga?

No one likes to see their flight delayed. When booking a flight from Chicago to Chattanooga consider choosing Air Wisconsin (75%), United Airlines (60%) or Republic Airways (0%) as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Chattanooga, TN

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

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Chattanooga Lovell Field within the United States

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

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 Chattanooga Lovell Field.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Chicago are not required to quarantine after entering Chattanooga Lovell Field.

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

Returning to Chicago from Chattanooga Lovell Field

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Chattanooga Lovell Field are not required to quarantine after entering Chicago.

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Alternative routes for Chicago to Chattanooga

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Chattanooga

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Chicago to Chattanooga.
Flight duration from Chicago to CHA
1h 58m
Average temperature for September in Chattanooga
84.2 °F
Avg rainfall for September in Chattanooga
4.3 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing Chattanooga

Top 3 airlines flying from Chicago to Chattanooga Lovell Field

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Chicago to Chattanooga 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
American Airlines
$130 $313 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$254 $365 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$329 $431 No cancel fee N/A

Hourly flight availability from Chicago to Chattanooga

See what time of day planes typically take off from Chicago towards Chattanooga.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 50% of CHI to CHA departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 50% of CHI to CHA departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 0% of CHI to CHA departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 0% of CHI to CHA departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Chicago to Chattanooga
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Chicago to Chattanooga.
Sunday
2 daily flights
Monday
2 daily flights
Tuesday
2 daily flights
Wednesday
2 daily flights
Thursday
2 daily flights
Friday
2 daily flights
Saturday
2 daily flights
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