Cheap flights from Bakersfield to Chicago (BFL - CHI)

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

BFL - CHI
Price
$281 - $728
CHI
Temperature
33.8 - 84.2 °F
CHI
Rainfall
0.7 - 4.3 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

Round-trip from

$281

From Bakersfield to Chicago

One-way from

$162

One-way flight from Bakersfield to Chicago

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 Bakersfield to Chicago?

Flying to your destination on a Tuesday can be more expensive, but this shouldn’t discourage you from finding affordable options to get to Chicago. Check prices with Cheapflights to find a great deal for your trip.

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 20 days in advance to save up to 10% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 20 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Bakersfield to Chicago 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $137, or $157 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

April is one of the best times of the year to fly to Chicago from Bakersfield. Prices for April average $135 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $33. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a April flight can save you 49% on your journey compared to booking in April

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

It’s optimal to fly from Bakersfield to Chicago in the afternoon. By choosing this option you can save up to 45% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Bakersfield to Chicago in March, April 2021

6 Apr - 7 Apr
$292pp
BFL
Bakersfield Meadows Field
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BFL
Bakersfield Meadows Field
24 Apr - 26 Apr
$312pp
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
24 Apr - 26 Apr
$339pp
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

Bakersfield to Chicago 2021 flight deals

6 Apr - 7 Apr
$292pp
BFL
Bakersfield Meadows Field
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BFL
Bakersfield Meadows Field
24 Apr - 26 Apr
$312pp
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
1 May - 4 May
$319pp
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

One-way flights to Chicago from Bakersfield

6:23 am - 5:07 pm
American Airlines
1 Stop
8h 44m
BFL - ORD
American Airlines
3:07 pm - 2:10 am
American Airlines
1 Stop
9h 03m
BFL - ORD
American Airlines
7:12 am - 2:00 am
American Airlines
1 Stop
16h 48m
BFL - ORD
American Airlines

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Flight FAQs

From Bakersfield to Chicago

Are flight prices decreasing from Bakersfield to Chicago 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 Bakersfield and Chicago 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 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 $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Bakersfield to Chicago for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on American Airlines for just $292, but on average you can expect to pay $482.

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

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

Is Bakersfield weather warmer or cooler than Chicago?

With an average temperature of 99 °F, peak weather can be found in July. As a traveler, expect to see changes in flight prices during that period. The temperatures in Chicago are colder than in Bakersfield.

How long is the flight from Bakersfield to Chicago?

For as low as $417, American Airlines can have you in Chicago from Bakersfield in 6h 03m. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Bakersfield to Chicago round-trip from $292. Another airline that can offer you cheap pricing is United Airlines. American Airlines is 35% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Bakersfield to Chicago are American Airlines ($162) and United Airlines ($187).

Alternative routes for Bakersfield to Chicago

Destination information for Chicago

Average temperature for March in Chicago
50.0 °F
Avg rainfall for March in Chicago
1.6 ″

Airports servicing Bakersfield

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)
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