Cheap flights from Bakersfield to Chicago (BFL - CHI)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Bakersfield (BFL) to Chicago (CHI)

All the information you need to plan the best BFL to CHI flight in 2022: compare Bakersfield to Chicago flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Chicago.
BFL - CHI
Price
$281 - $728
CHI
Temperature
23 - 73.4 °F
CHI
Rainfall
1.7 - 4.9 inches

Popular in

November

High demand for flights, 38% potential price rise

Cheapest in

July

Best time to find cheap flights, 38% potential price drop

Average price

$456

Average for round-trip flights in May 2022

Round-trip from

$281

From Bakersfield Meadows Field to Chicago (CHI)

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest month to fly from Bakersfield to Chicago?

July is one of the best times of the year to fly to Chicago from Bakersfield. Prices for July average $450 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $281. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of November. Opting for a July flight can save you 61% on your journey compared to booking in November

When is the cheapest time to fly from Bakersfield to Chicago (BFL - CHI)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Bakersfield to Chicago at noon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 43% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the afternoon.

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

Flights from Bakersfield to Chicago are found to be more expensive on Saturday. 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 Chicago.

Cheap flights from Bakersfield to Chicago in May, June 2022

The best prices found for BFL to CHI flights for May, June
29 May - 30 May
$638pp
BFL
Bakersfield Meadows Field
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
BFL
Bakersfield Meadows Field
29 May - 30 May
$642pp
BFL
Bakersfield Meadows Field
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
BFL
Bakersfield Meadows Field
29 May - 30 May
$847pp
BFL
Bakersfield Meadows Field
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BFL
Bakersfield Meadows Field

Bakersfield Meadows Field to Chicago 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Bakersfield found for this year
1 Nov - 8 Nov
$398pp
BFL
Bakersfield Meadows Field
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
BFL
Bakersfield Meadows Field
1 Nov - 8 Nov
$457pp
BFL
Bakersfield Meadows Field
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BFL
Bakersfield Meadows Field
1 Nov - 8 Nov
$475pp
BFL
Bakersfield Meadows Field
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
BFL
Bakersfield Meadows Field

One-way flights to Chicago from Bakersfield

The cheapest one-way flights from Bakersfield to Chicago
6:20 am - 4:39 pm
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
32h 19m
BFL - ORD
Multiple Airlines
$477
Kiwi.com
12:35 pm - 5:11 am
American Airlines
2 Stops
14h 36m
BFL - ORD
American Airlines
2:00 am - 6:56 pm
United Airlines
3 Stops
14h 56m
BFL - ORD
United Airlines
$942
United

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Flight FAQs

From Bakersfield to Chicago

What airport do you fly from for flights from Bakersfield to Chicago?

Bakersfield Meadows Field (BFL), located 4.7 mi from the city center, is the airport you fly out of when you book flights from Bakersfield to Chicago. 2 airlines have flights from Meadows Field to Chicago on a regular basis. Booking flights from Bakersfield Meadows Field to Chicago should not be difficult; the airport handles an average of 0 outbound flights to Chicago per day.

Which airlines flying from Bakersfield Meadows Field to Chicago have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Bakersfield Meadows Field to Chicago have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. American Airlines and United Airlines are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like American Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Bakersfield to Chicago for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Bakersfield to Chicago for under $400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on American Airlines for just $398, but on average you can expect to pay $616.

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

Currently priced at $398, American Airlines will fly you from Bakersfield to Chicago and back. In addition to American Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Check Cheapflights for deals on United Airlines for as low as $475. Users have found that American Airlines is 11% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

What are the cheapest flights from Bakersfield to Chicago?

The cheapest flight price from Bakersfield to Chicago is $429. On average you can expect to pay $617. The most popular route, (Bakersfield Meadows Field - Chicago O'Hare Intl), can usually be booked for $478.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Chicago, IL

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

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Chicago within the United States

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Bakersfield Meadows Field must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Chicago.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Bakersfield Meadows Field are not required to quarantine after entering Chicago.

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

Returning to Bakersfield Meadows Field from Chicago

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Chicago must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Bakersfield Meadows Field.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Chicago are not required to quarantine after entering Bakersfield Meadows Field.

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Alternative routes for Bakersfield to Chicago

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Destination information for Chicago

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Bakersfield to Chicago.
Average temperature for May in Chicago
71.6 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Chicago
4.3 ″

Airports servicing Bakersfield

Airports servicing Chicago

Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)
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