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

BHM — CHI
Oct 4 — Oct 111

The best prices from Birmingham to Chicago are usually found in February or December, booked 38 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Saturday and return on a Tuesday

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

All the information you need to plan the best BHM to CHI flight in 2022: compare Birmingham to Chicago flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Chicago.

BHM - CHI

Price

$217 - $507

CHI

Temperature

23 - 73.4 °F

CHI

Rainfall

1.7 - 4.9 inches

Popular inJulyHigh demand for flights, 34% potential price rise
Cheapest inFebruaryBest time to find cheap flights, 36% potential price drop
Round-trip from$217From Birmingham to Chicago (CHI)
One-way from$170One-way flight from Birmingham to Chicago (CHI)

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

Users have found that flying from Birmingham, Alabama to Chicago on a Thursday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Birmingham, Alabama to Chicago?

Find a great deal and save up to 30% by booking at least 38 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Birmingham, Alabama to Chicago within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $357.

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

February can be a great time to fly to Chicago from Birmingham, Alabama with a flight ticket averaging about $337. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of February for as cheap as $137. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of July.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Birmingham, Alabama to Chicago (BHM - CHI)?

It’s optimal to fly from Birmingham, Alabama to Chicago in the evening. By choosing this option you can save up to 38% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Birmingham to Chicago in September, October 2022

The best prices found for BHM to CHI flights for September, October
Oct 26 - Nov 1
BHM

Birmingham

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

2h 19m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

BHM

Birmingham

1 stop

4h 09m
$195

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/29/22

Oct 26 - Oct 29
BHM

Birmingham

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

2h 19m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

BHM

Birmingham

Nonstop

2h 04m
$202

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/28/22

Oct 26 - Nov 1
BHM

Birmingham

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

4h 14m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

BHM

Birmingham

1 stop

4h 09m
$204

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/29/22

Birmingham to Chicago 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Birmingham found for this year
Oct 26 - Nov 1
BHM

Birmingham

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

2h 19m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

BHM

Birmingham

1 stop

4h 09m
$195

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/29/22

Oct 26 - Oct 29
BHM

Birmingham

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

2h 19m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

BHM

Birmingham

Nonstop

2h 04m
$202

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/28/22

Oct 26 - Nov 1
BHM

Birmingham

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

4h 14m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

BHM

Birmingham

1 stop

4h 09m
$204

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/29/22

Cheap United Airlines flights from Birmingham to Chicago

Oct 26 - Oct 29
BHM

Birmingham

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

2h 19m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

BHM

Birmingham

Nonstop

2h 04m
$202

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/28/22

Oct 26 - Oct 29
BHM

Birmingham

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

2h 19m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

BHM

Birmingham

Nonstop

2h 02m
$212

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/26/22

Dec 1 - Dec 5
BHM

Birmingham

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

2h 23m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

BHM

Birmingham

Nonstop

2h 08m
$226

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/29/22

Cheap American Airlines flights from Birmingham to Chicago

Oct 26 - Nov 1
BHM

Birmingham

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

11h 44m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

BHM

Birmingham

1 stop

4h 09m
$207

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/29/22

Nov 1 - Nov 2
BHM

Birmingham

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

6h 27m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

BHM

Birmingham

2 stops

8h 56m
$213

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/26/22

Oct 25 - Nov 1
BHM

Birmingham

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

6h 01m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

BHM

Birmingham

1 stop

6h 36m
$214

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/27/22

Non-stop flights to Chicago from Birmingham

Save time with Birmingham to Chicago direct flight deals
Oct 26 - Oct 29
BHM

Birmingham

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

2h 19m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

BHM

Birmingham

Nonstop

2h 04m
$202

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/28/22

Oct 26 - Oct 29
BHM

Birmingham

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

2h 19m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

BHM

Birmingham

Nonstop

2h 02m
$212

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/26/22

Dec 1 - Dec 5
BHM

Birmingham

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

2h 23m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

BHM

Birmingham

Nonstop

2h 08m
$226

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/29/22

Last minute flights from Birmingham to Chicago

Late deals on return flights to Chicago from Birmingham, departing today and this week
Oct 6 - Oct 23
BHM

Birmingham

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

6h 27m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

BHM

Birmingham

1 stop

6h 27m
$362

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/26/22

Oct 6 - Oct 23
BHM

Birmingham

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

9h 35m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

BHM

Birmingham

1 stop

6h 27m
$365

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/26/22

Oct 6 - Oct 23
BHM

Birmingham

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

2h 19m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

BHM

Birmingham

1 stop

6h 27m
$366

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/26/22

One-way flights to Chicago from Birmingham

The cheapest one-way flights from Birmingham to Chicago
Oct 26
BHM

Birmingham

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

2h 19m
$99

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/26/22

Oct 26
BHM

Birmingham

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

4h 14m
$108

Delta

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/26/22

Oct 26
BHM

Birmingham

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

11h 44m
$111

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/26/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Birmingham to Chicago flights.

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

Birmingham (BHM), located 4.3 mi from the city center, is the airport you fly out of when you book flights from Birmingham to Chicago. 4 airlines have flights from Birmingham to Chicago on a regular basis. Booking flights from Birmingham to Chicago should not be difficult; the airport handles an average of 7 outbound flights to Chicago per day.

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

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

Can I find flights from Birmingham, Alabama to Chicago for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Birmingham, Alabama to Chicago for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $195, but on average you can expect to pay $214.

Are there nonstop flights from Birmingham, Alabama to Chicago for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Birmingham, Alabama to Chicago under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Birmingham, Alabama to Chicago is less than $262.

Are there last-minute flights available from Birmingham, Alabama to Chicago for under $400?

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

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

Flying on United Airlines is currently your cheapest option to Chicago, with prices starting at $202. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by American Airlines and Delta, with the lowest prices starting at $207 and $216, respectively. You may be able to fly from Birmingham, Alabama to Chicago for 40% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

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

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Birmingham, Alabama to Chicago are United Airlines ($99), Delta ($108), and American Airlines ($111).

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

When booking a flight from Birmingham, Alabama to Chicago, you may want to consider flying on American Airlines, Delta or Frontier as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the most reliable airlines from Birmingham, Alabama to Chicago?

Looking for the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time? Our data shows these are most likely to get you from Birmingham, Alabama to Chicago on time: American Airlines (88%), Envoy Air (88%), Qatar Airways (87%).

What are the cheapest flights from Birmingham, Alabama to Chicago?

On average you can expect to pay $333 for a flight from Birmingham, Alabama to Chicago. The cheapest flight overall is $106 while the most popular route, (Birmingham - Chicago O'Hare Intl) is currently priced at $195.

Alternative routes for Birmingham to Chicago

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

Top 3 airlines flying from Birmingham to Chicago

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Birmingham to Chicago choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
DeltaCheapest$98Average$416FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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American AirlinesCheapest$108Average$365FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%COVID-19 safety
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United AirlinesCheapest$138Average$387FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Birmingham to Chicago

See what time of day planes typically take off from Birmingham to Chicago
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90%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
10%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
0%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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Weekly flight availability from Birmingham to Chicago

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Birmingham to Chicago
Sunday5daily flights
Monday8daily flights
Tuesday8daily flights
Wednesday8daily flights
Thursday8daily flights
Friday8daily flights
Saturday5daily flights