Cheap flights from Fort Lauderdale to Chicago (FLL - CHI)

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The best prices from Fort Lauderdale to Chicago are usually found in August or July, booked 15 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Saturday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Fort Lauderdale (FLL) to Chicago (CHI)

All the information you need to plan the best FLL to CHI flight in 2022: compare Fort Lauderdale to Chicago flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Chicago.
FLL - CHI
Price
$42 - $174
CHI
Temperature
23 - 73.4 °F
CHI
Precipitation
1.7 - 4.9 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 32% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 64% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$42

From Fort Lauderdale to Chicago (CHI)

One-way from

$18

One-way flight from Fort Lauderdale to Chicago (CHI)

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 Fort Lauderdale to Chicago?

Users have found that flying from Fort Lauderdale 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.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Fort Lauderdale to Chicago?

August can be a great time to fly to Chicago from Fort Lauderdale with a flight ticket averaging about $118. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of August for as cheap as $33. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Fort Lauderdale to Chicago (FLL - CHI)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Fort Lauderdale to Chicago is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are at noon tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the morning could potentially save you up to 10% on airfare.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Fort Lauderdale to Chicago, book at least 14 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 8% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $116 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $133.

Cheap flights from Fort Lauderdale to Chicago in January, February 2022

The best prices found for FLL to CHI flights for January, February
25 Jan - 25 Jan
$37pp
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
8 Feb - 15 Feb
$38pp
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
25 Jan - 26 Jan
$40pp
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
FLL
Fort Lauderdale

Fort Lauderdale to Chicago 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Fort Lauderdale found for this year
25 Jan - 25 Jan
$37pp
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
8 Feb - 15 Feb
$38pp
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
25 Jan - 26 Jan
$40pp
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
FLL
Fort Lauderdale

Non-stop flights to Chicago from Fort Lauderdale

Save time with Fort Lauderdale to Chicago direct flight deals
8 Feb - 15 Feb
$38pp
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
1 Feb - 8 Feb
$41pp
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
28 Jan - 1 Feb
$45pp
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
FLL
Fort Lauderdale

Last minute flights from Fort Lauderdale to Chicago

Late deals on round-trip flights to Chicago from Fort Lauderdale, departing today and this week
25 Jan - 25 Jan
$37pp
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
25 Jan - 26 Jan
$40pp
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
28 Jan - 1 Feb
$45pp
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
FLL
Fort Lauderdale

One-way flights to Chicago from Fort Lauderdale

The cheapest one-way flights from Fort Lauderdale to Chicago
2:45 am - 5:04 am
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
3h 19m
FLL - ORD
Spirit Airlines
$18
FareScan
2:45 am - 5:04 am
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
3h 19m
FLL - ORD
Spirit Airlines
$21
Gotogate
4:45 pm - 6:59 pm
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
3h 14m
FLL - ORD
Spirit Airlines
$23
Spirit

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Fort Lauderdale</span> to <span class="emphasized">Chicago</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Fort Lauderdale to Chicago

What airport do you fly from for flights from Fort Lauderdale to Chicago?

Fort Lauderdale (FLL), located 3.4 mi from the city center, is the airport you fly out of when you book flights from Fort Lauderdale to Chicago. 8 airlines have flights from Fort Lauderdale to Chicago on a regular basis. Booking flights from Fort Lauderdale to Chicago should not be difficult; the airport handles an average of 25 outbound flights to Chicago per day.

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from Fort Lauderdale to Chicago that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Spirit Airlines, United Airlines, and American Airlines. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Fort Lauderdale to Chicago for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $37, but on average you can expect to pay $53.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Fort Lauderdale to Chicago under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Fort Lauderdale to Chicago is less than $56.

Are there last-minute flights available from Fort Lauderdale to Chicago for under $100?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Fort Lauderdale to Chicago within the next 7 days for less than $100.

What days are nonstop flights available from Fort Lauderdale to Chicago?

Days when nonstop flights are available for this flight are: Tuesday.

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

3 flight departures from Fort Lauderdale to Chicago per day on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Fort Lauderdale to Chicago?

Departing from Fort Lauderdale to Chicago will take you 3h 19m. Fort Lauderdale and Chicago are separated by a distance of 1190 mi. Most flights are nonstop.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Fort Lauderdale to Chicago round-trip?

Currently priced at $37, Spirit Airlines will fly you from Fort Lauderdale to Chicago and back. In addition to Spirit Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Users have found that Spirit Airlines is 68% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

What are the most popular routes from Fort Lauderdale to Chicago?

Most travelers choose Fort Lauderdale - Chicago O'Hare Intl, Fort Lauderdale - Chicago Midway or Fort Lauderdale - Chicago Greater Rockford when deciding on the best route from Fort Lauderdale to Chicago.

What are the most reliable airlines from Fort Lauderdale to Chicago?

Before booking your flight to Chicago from Fort Lauderdale, check out the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time: United Airlines (93%), Gulf Air (91%), British Airways( 90%).

What are the cheapest flights from Fort Lauderdale to Chicago?

The cheapest flight price from Fort Lauderdale to Chicago is $16. On average you can expect to pay $330. The most popular route, (Fort Lauderdale - Chicago O'Hare Intl), can usually be booked for $37.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Fort Lauderdale to Chicago?

When booking a flight from Fort Lauderdale to Chicago, you may want to consider flying on Major Airline, American Airlines or JetBlue as they are the most popular for this route.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Chicago, IL

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Chicago from Fort Lauderdale?

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Fort Lauderdale must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Chicago.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Fort Lauderdale are not required to quarantine after entering Chicago.

Do I need a test to fly back to Fort Lauderdale from Chicago?

Returning to Fort Lauderdale from Chicago

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Chicago must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Fort Lauderdale.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Chicago are not required to quarantine after entering Fort Lauderdale.

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Alternative routes for Fort Lauderdale 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 Fort Lauderdale to Chicago.
Flight duration from FLL to Chicago
3h 11m
Average temperature for January in Chicago
33.8 °F
Avg rainfall for January in Chicago
0.7 ″

Airports servicing Fort Lauderdale

Airports servicing Chicago

Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Top 7 airlines flying from Fort Lauderdale to Chicago

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Fort Lauderdale 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
Frontier
$50 $126 No cancel fee 62%
United Airlines
$54 $256 No cancel fee 69%
Spirit Airlines
$67 $197 No cancel fee 65%
JetBlue
$71 $191 No cancel fee 62%
American Airlines
$75 $230 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$97 $271 No cancel fee N/A
Southwest
$214 $410 No cancel fee 63%

Hourly flight availability from Fort Lauderdale to Chicago

See what time of day planes typically take off from Fort Lauderdale towards Chicago.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 47% of FLL to CHI departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 45% of FLL to CHI departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 4% of FLL to CHI departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 4% of FLL to CHI departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Fort Lauderdale to Chicago
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Fort Lauderdale to Chicago.
Sunday
27 daily flights
Monday
27 daily flights
Tuesday
25 daily flights
Wednesday
21 daily flights
Thursday
26 daily flights
Friday
31 daily flights
Saturday
24 daily flights
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