Menu

Cheap flights from Buffalo to Chicago (BUF - CHI)

Know your dates, get live prices in seconds:

From
To
Depart
Return
Any month
Compare vs. Cheapflights |
From
To
Depart
Depart
Time
Anytime
From
To
Depart
Depart
Time
Anytime
From
To
Depart
Depart
Time
Anytime
From
To
Depart
Depart
Time
Anytime
From
To
Depart
Depart
Time
Anytime
From
To
Depart
Depart
Time
Anytime

We work with more than 300 partners to bring you better travel deals

The best prices from Buffalo to Chicago are usually found in March or December, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Wednesday and return on a Saturday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Buffalo (BUF) to Chicago (CHI)

BUF - CHI
Price
$209 - $272
CHI
Temperature
33.8 - 84.2 °F
CHI
Rainfall
0.7 - 4.3 inches
Popular in February High demand for flights, 16% potential price rise
Cheapest in March Best time to find cheap flights, 8% potential price drop
Round-trip from $209 From Buffalo to Chicago
One-way from $133 One-way flight from Buffalo 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 Buffalo to Chicago?

Users have found that flying from Buffalo to Chicago on a Saturday 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 Buffalo to Chicago?

To save up to 10% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 37 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Buffalo to Chicago from $177 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $177 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Buffalo to Chicago (BUF - CHI)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Buffalo to Chicago in the evening. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 10% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the noon.

Cheap flights from Buffalo to Chicago in August, September 2020

The best prices found for BUF to CHI flights for August, September
6 Aug - 10 Aug
$97pp
BUF
Buffalo
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
BUF
Buffalo
1 Aug - 4 Aug
$100pp
BUF
Buffalo
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
BUF
Buffalo
11 Aug - 15 Aug
$105pp
BUF
Buffalo
JetBlue
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
JetBlue
 
1 STOP
BUF
Buffalo

Buffalo to Chicago 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Buffalo found for this year
6 Aug - 10 Aug
$97pp
BUF
Buffalo
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
BUF
Buffalo
23 Sep - 28 Sep
$100pp
BUF
Buffalo
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
BUF
Buffalo
11 Aug - 15 Aug
$105pp
BUF
Buffalo
JetBlue
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
JetBlue
 
1 STOP
BUF
Buffalo

Non-stop flights to Chicago from Buffalo

Save time with Buffalo to Chicago direct flight deals
6 Aug - 10 Aug
$97pp
BUF
Buffalo
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
BUF
Buffalo
5 Aug - 9 Aug
$107pp
BUF
Buffalo
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
BUF
Buffalo
31 Jul - 2 Aug
$117pp
BUF
Buffalo
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
BUF
Buffalo

Last minute flights from Buffalo to Chicago

Late deals on round-trip flights to Chicago from Buffalo, departing today and this week
28 Jul - 2 Aug
$187pp
BUF
Buffalo
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
BUF
Buffalo
28 Jul - 2 Aug
$190pp
BUF
Buffalo
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
BUF
Buffalo
28 Jul - 2 Aug
$196pp
BUF
Buffalo
Delta
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
   
2 STOPS
BUF
Buffalo

One-way flights to Chicago from Buffalo

The cheapest one-way flights from Buffalo to Chicago
3:00 am - 8:25 am
Delta
1 Stop
6h 25m
BUF - ORD
Delta
$133
Delta
9:18 am - 1:22 pm
JetBlue
1 Stop
5h 04m
BUF - ORD
JetBlue
4:15 am - 3:05 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
11h 50m
BUF - ORD
Multiple Airlines
$517
United

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Buffalo to Chicago

Are flight prices decreasing from Buffalo 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 Buffalo 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.

Can I find flights from Buffalo to Chicago for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Buffalo to Chicago for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $97, but on average you can expect to pay $122.

Are there nonstop flights from Buffalo to Chicago for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 5 direct flights from Buffalo to Chicago under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Buffalo to Chicago is less than $136.

Are there last-minute flights available from Buffalo to Chicago for under $200?

There are currently 5+ open flights from Buffalo to Chicago within the next 7 days for less than $200.

What days are nonstop flights available from Buffalo to Chicago?

You can find nonstop flights on the following days: Friday.

How many flights depart from Buffalo to Chicago on average per day?

Travelers can expect 3 flights from Buffalo to Chicago on average per day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 100% of flight departures

Is Buffalo weather warmer or cooler than Chicago?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 84 °F on average in the month of July. The temperature in Chicago is typically hotter than in Buffalo. If you're traveling when the temperature is at its warmest, push to plan early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. For the best results, search for flights well in advance or after peak season.

How long is the flight from Buffalo to Chicago?

Airlines like Spirit Airlines, Delta, and Linear Air Taxi fly from Buffalo to Chicago in about 1h 43m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 2h 28m. The distance between Buffalo and Chicago is about 474 mi. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

According to our current data, JetBlue ($105), Spirit Airlines ($107), and Delta ($112) offers the cheapest pricing from Buffalo to Chicago. Users have found that JetBlue is 53% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

$53 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from JetBlue. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Delta and Linear Air Taxi, with prices starting from $59 and $4163, respectively.

Alternative routes for Buffalo to Chicago

Destination information for Chicago

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Buffalo to Chicago
Flight duration
1h 44m
Average temperature for August in Chicago
82.4 °F
Avg rainfall for August in Chicago
3.9 ″

Airports servicing Buffalo

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Hourly flight availability from Buffalo to Chicago

Morning 6 AM to noon 61% of BUF to CHI departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 30% of BUF to CHI departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 9% of BUF to CHI departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of BUF to CHI departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Buffalo to Chicago
Sunday
20 daily flights
Monday
22 daily flights
Tuesday
17 daily flights
Wednesday
20 daily flights
Thursday
20 daily flights
Friday
19 daily flights
Saturday
15 daily flights
Home North America USA Illinois Chicago Cheap flights from Buffalo to Chicago