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The best prices from Birmingham, USA to Chicago are usually found in August or June, booked 23 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Saturday and return on a Saturday

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

BHM - CHI
Price
$176 - $329
CHI
Temperature
33.8 - 84.2 °F
CHI
Rainfall
0.7 - 4.3 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 8% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 42% potential price drop

Average price

$329

Average for round-trip flights in December 2020

Round-trip from

$176

From Birmingham, USA 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 Birmingham, USA to Chicago?

Flying to your destination on a Thursday 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 Birmingham, USA to Chicago?

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 20 days in advance to save up to 48% 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 Birmingham, USA to Chicago 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $213, or $293 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

Our data shows that August tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Chicago from Birmingham, USA. Users have commonly found prices around $182 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $64. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

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

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Birmingham, USA to Chicago is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the evening tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the morning could potentially save you up to 5% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Birmingham, USA to Chicago in December, January 2021

The best prices found for BHM to CHI flights for December, January
26 Dec - 9 Jan
$157pp
BHM
Birmingham
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
BHM
Birmingham
23 Dec - 30 Dec
$160pp
BHM
Birmingham
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
BHM
Birmingham
26 Dec - 9 Jan
$161pp
BHM
Birmingham
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
   
2 STOPS
BHM
Birmingham

Birmingham, USA to Chicago 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Birmingham, USA found for this year
26 Dec - 9 Jan
$157pp
BHM
Birmingham
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
BHM
Birmingham
23 Dec - 30 Dec
$160pp
BHM
Birmingham
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
BHM
Birmingham
26 Dec - 9 Jan
$161pp
BHM
Birmingham
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
   
2 STOPS
BHM
Birmingham

Non-stop flights to Chicago from Birmingham, USA

Save time with Birmingham, USA to Chicago direct flight deals
2 Mar - 3 Mar
$157pp
BHM
Birmingham
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
BHM
Birmingham
15 Dec - 22 Dec
$177pp
BHM
Birmingham
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
BHM
Birmingham
19 Dec - 20 Dec
$197pp
BHM
Birmingham
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
BHM
Birmingham

Last minute flights from Birmingham, USA to Chicago

Late deals on round-trip flights to Chicago from Birmingham, USA, departing today and this week
12 Dec - 17 Dec
$256pp
BHM
Birmingham
Delta
 
1 STOP
MDW
Chicago Midway
MDW
Chicago Midway
Delta
 
1 STOP
BHM
Birmingham
12 Dec - 17 Dec
$256pp
BHM
Birmingham
Delta
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
   
2 STOPS
BHM
Birmingham
7 Dec - 14 Dec
$257pp
BHM
Birmingham
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
BHM
Birmingham

One-way flights to Chicago from Birmingham, USA

The cheapest one-way flights from Birmingham, USA to Chicago
6:41 am - 7:38 am
United Airlines
2 Stops
24h 57m
BHM - ORD
United Airlines
$184
United
1:30 am - 12:36 pm
American Airlines
2 Stops
11h 06m
BHM - ORD
American Airlines
12:37 pm - 4:54 pm
Delta
1 Stop
4h 17m
BHM - MDW
Delta
$188
Delta

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Birmingham, USA to Chicago

Are flight prices decreasing from Birmingham, USA 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 Birmingham, USA 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.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Birmingham to Chicago to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Delta to help keep travelers safe while flying. New policies for travelers booking flights from Birmingham to Chicago include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitization, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

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, USA to Chicago for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Birmingham, USA to Chicago for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on American Airlines for just $157, but on average you can expect to pay $187.

Are there nonstop flights from Birmingham, USA to Chicago for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 12 direct flights from Birmingham, USA to Chicago under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Birmingham, USA to Chicago is less than $260.

Are there last-minute flights available from Birmingham, USA to Chicago for under $300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Birmingham, USA to Chicago within the next 7 days for less than $300.

Is Birmingham, USA weather warmer or cooler than Chicago?

Expect the weather to be around 91 °F on average in July. As the temperature peaks, try to get your plans done early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. The climate in Chicago is generally colder than in Birmingham, USA.

How long is the flight from Birmingham, USA to Chicago?

Departing from Birmingham, USA to Chicago will take you 2h 08m. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both nonstop flights and flights with stops.

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

American Airlines, at $157, was found to be the cheapest airline from Birmingham, USA to Chicago.Alternate airlines to your destination round-trip include Delta and United Airlines. American Airlines is 48% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

For one-way options, check prices for United Airlines. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $79. Users have also found prices from $82 and $83 on United Airlines and American Airlines, respectively.

Alternative routes for Birmingham, USA to Chicago

Destination information for Chicago

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Birmingham, USA to Chicago
Flight duration
2h 04m
Average temperature for December in Chicago
37.4 °F
Avg rainfall for December in Chicago
1.2 ″

Airports servicing Birmingham

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Top 3 airlines from Birmingham, USA to Chicago

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Birmingham, USA to Chicago 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
Delta
$122 $316 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$133 $325 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$145 $357 No cancel fee 69%

Hourly flight availability from Birmingham, USA to Chicago

Morning 6 AM to noon 77% of BHM to CHI departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 22% of BHM to CHI departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of BHM to CHI departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of BHM to CHI departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Birmingham, USA to Chicago
Sunday
3 daily flights
Monday
3 daily flights
Tuesday
2 daily flights
Wednesday
4 daily flights
Thursday
4 daily flights
Friday
3 daily flights
Saturday
2 daily flights
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