Cheap flights from Chattanooga to Chicago (CHA - CHI)

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The best prices from Chattanooga to Chicago are usually found in August or April, booked 38 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Thursday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Chattanooga (CHA) to Chicago (CHI)

All the information you need to plan the best CHA to CHI flight in 2021: compare Chattanooga to Chicago flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Chicago.
CHA - CHI
Price
$212 - $322
CHI
Temperature
33.8 - 84.2 °F
CHI
Precipitation
0.7 - 4.3 inches

Popular in

November

High demand for flights, 9% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 28% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$212

From Chattanooga to Chicago

One-way from

$196

One-way flight from Chattanooga 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 Chattanooga to Chicago?

Friday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 22%.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Chattanooga to Chicago, book at least 20 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 10% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $137 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $157.

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

April is one of the best times of the year to fly to Chicago from Chattanooga. 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 Chattanooga to Chicago (CHA - CHI)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Chattanooga to Chicago in the evening. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 13% on your trip compared to booking a flight at noon.

Cheap flights from Chattanooga to Chicago in July, August 2021

The best prices found for CHA to CHI flights for July, August
20 Aug - 22 Aug
$208pp
CHA
Chattanooga Lovell Field
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CHA
Chattanooga Lovell Field
20 Aug - 22 Aug
$257pp
CHA
Chattanooga Lovell Field
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CHA
Chattanooga Lovell Field
12 Aug - 15 Aug
$258pp
CHA
Chattanooga Lovell Field
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CHA
Chattanooga Lovell Field

Chattanooga to Chicago 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Chattanooga found for this year
20 Aug - 22 Aug
$208pp
CHA
Chattanooga Lovell Field
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CHA
Chattanooga Lovell Field
7 Sep - 8 Sep
$245pp
CHA
Chattanooga Lovell Field
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CHA
Chattanooga Lovell Field
27 Sep - 28 Sep
$256pp
CHA
Chattanooga Lovell Field
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CHA
Chattanooga Lovell Field

Non-stop flights to Chicago from Chattanooga

Save time with Chattanooga to Chicago direct flight deals
1 Oct - 3 Oct
$265pp
CHA
Chattanooga Lovell Field
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CHA
Chattanooga Lovell Field
13 Aug - 17 Aug
$270pp
CHA
Chattanooga Lovell Field
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CHA
Chattanooga Lovell Field
9 Aug - 13 Aug
$275pp
CHA
Chattanooga Lovell Field
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CHA
Chattanooga Lovell Field

Last minute flights from Chattanooga to Chicago

Late deals on round-trip flights to Chicago from Chattanooga, departing today and this week
5 Aug - 8 Aug
$308pp
CHA
Chattanooga Lovell Field
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CHA
Chattanooga Lovell Field
2 Aug - 16 Aug
$318pp
CHA
Chattanooga Lovell Field
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
CHA
Chattanooga Lovell Field
6 Aug - 8 Aug
$341pp
CHA
Chattanooga Lovell Field
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
CHA
Chattanooga Lovell Field

One-way flights to Chicago from Chattanooga

The cheapest one-way flights from Chattanooga to Chicago
3:51 pm - 2:47 am
American Airlines
2 Stops
11h 56m
CHA - ORD
American Airlines
3:36 pm - 7:41 pm
Delta
1 Stop
5h 05m
CHA - MDW
Delta
$219
Delta
2:47 pm - 8:19 pm
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
54h 32m
CHA - ORD
Multiple Airlines
$228
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Flight FAQs

From Chattanooga to Chicago

Are flight prices decreasing from Chattanooga 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 Chattanooga 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 Chattanooga Lovell Field to Chicago have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

United Airlines, American Airlines, and Delta are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

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

If you book a flight to Chicago from Chattanooga, you will be flying from Lovell Field, which is the city’s only airport. Chattanooga Lovell Field (CHA) is located 6.0 mi from the center of Chattanooga. There are 2 flights from Lovell Field to Chicago per day from 3 different airlines.

Can I find flights from Chattanooga to Chicago for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chattanooga to Chicago for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $208, but on average you can expect to pay $269.

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

Cheapflights has at least 16 direct flights from Chattanooga to Chicago under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Chattanooga to Chicago is less than $354.

Are there last-minute flights available from Chattanooga to Chicago for under $400?

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

What days are nonstop flights available from Chattanooga to Chicago?

Days when nonstop flights are available for this flight are: Friday, Saturday.

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

Travelers can expect 1 flight from Chattanooga Lovell Field to Chicago on average per day.
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 100% of flight departures

Is Chattanooga weather warmer or cooler than Chicago?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 91 °F on average in the month of July. The temperature in Chicago is typically colder than in Chattanooga. 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 Chattanooga to Chicago?

A quick flight from Chattanooga to Chicago can take about 2h 01m. United Airlines provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $265. The distance from Chattanooga to Chicago is about 504 mi. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

According to our current data, United Airlines ($245), American Airlines ($280), and Delta ($283) offers the cheapest pricing from Chattanooga to Chicago. United Airlines is 16% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

$133 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from United Airlines. You may also be able to find cheap deals on American Airlines and Delta, with prices starting from $140 and $142, respectively.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Chicago, IL

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

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Chattanooga Lovell Field must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Chicago.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Chattanooga Lovell Field are not required to quarantine after entering Chicago.

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

Returning to Chattanooga Lovell Field from Chicago

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Chicago must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Chattanooga Lovell Field.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Chicago are not required to quarantine after entering Chattanooga Lovell Field.

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Alternative routes for Chattanooga to Chicago

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

Destination information for Chicago

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Chattanooga to Chicago.
Flight duration
1h 53m
Average temperature for July in Chicago
84.2 °F
Avg rainfall for July in Chicago
3.7 ″

Airports servicing Chattanooga

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Top 3 airlines flying from Chattanooga to Chicago

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Chattanooga 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
American Airlines
$206 $351 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$265 $354 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$226 $390 No cancel fee N/A

Hourly flight availability from Chattanooga to Chicago

See what time of day planes typically take off from Chattanooga towards Chicago.
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Weekly flight availability
from Chattanooga to Chicago
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Chattanooga to Chicago.
Sunday
2 daily flights
Monday
2 daily flights
Tuesday
2 daily flights
Wednesday
2 daily flights
Thursday
2 daily flights
Friday
2 daily flights
Saturday
2 daily flights
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