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

FLL — CHI
Oct 3 — Oct 101

The best prices from Fort Lauderdale to Chicago are usually found in October or January, booked 36 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Tuesday 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

$81 - $265

CHI

Temperature

23 - 73.4 °F

CHI

Rainfall

1.7 - 4.9 inches

Popular inJuneHigh demand for flights, 36% potential price rise
Cheapest inOctoberBest time to find cheap flights, 53% potential price drop
Round-trip from$81From Fort Lauderdale to Chicago (CHI)
One-way from$69One-way flight from Fort Lauderdale to Chicago (CHI)

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.

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 35 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 32% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $194 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $247.

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

October can be a great time to fly to Chicago from Fort Lauderdale with a flight ticket averaging about $170. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of October for as cheap as $47. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of June.

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 in the morning tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the afternoon could potentially save you up to 15% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Fort Lauderdale to Chicago in September, October 2022

The best prices found for FLL to CHI flights for September, October
Oct 22 - Oct 22
FLL

Fort Lauderdale

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

3h 10m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

FLL

Fort Lauderdale

1 stop

7h 37m
$93

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/25/22

Oct 25 - Oct 25
FLL

Fort Lauderdale

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

5h 03m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

FLL

Fort Lauderdale

Nonstop

3h 08m
$99

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/27/22

Oct 27 - Oct 31
FLL

Fort Lauderdale

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

3h 11m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

FLL

Fort Lauderdale

Nonstop

3h 04m
$119

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/28/22

Fort Lauderdale to Chicago 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Fort Lauderdale found for this year
Oct 22 - Oct 22
FLL

Fort Lauderdale

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

3h 10m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

FLL

Fort Lauderdale

1 stop

7h 37m
$93

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/25/22

Oct 25 - Oct 25
FLL

Fort Lauderdale

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

5h 03m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

FLL

Fort Lauderdale

Nonstop

3h 08m
$99

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/27/22

Oct 27 - Oct 31
FLL

Fort Lauderdale

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

3h 11m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

FLL

Fort Lauderdale

Nonstop

3h 04m
$119

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/28/22

Cheap Spirit Airlines flights from Fort Lauderdale to Chicago

Oct 22 - Oct 22
FLL

Fort Lauderdale

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

3h 10m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

FLL

Fort Lauderdale

1 stop

7h 37m
$93

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/25/22

Oct 25 - Oct 25
FLL

Fort Lauderdale

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

5h 03m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

FLL

Fort Lauderdale

Nonstop

3h 08m
$99

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/27/22

Oct 18 - Oct 22
FLL

Fort Lauderdale

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

3h 11m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

FLL

Fort Lauderdale

Nonstop

3h 08m
$120

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/26/22

  • If you’re traveling from Fort Lauderdale to Chicago, one of the more common airlines traveling that route is Spirit Airlines. Fort Lauderdale to Chicago flights are typically 23% cheaper than other airlines traveling the same route. Flights from Spirit Airlines typically cost $410.43 RT. The cheapest Spirit Airlines flight found for this route was $214. When traveling from Fort Lauderdale to Chicago on Spirit Airlines, the most popular airport to depart from is Fort Lauderdale Airport and the most popular airport to arrive at is Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport. When flying from Fort Lauderdale to Chicago, Spirit Airlines flights are 20% more popular than any other airline flying that same route.

Cheap Frontier flights from Fort Lauderdale to Chicago

Oct 15 - Oct 19
FLL

Fort Lauderdale

MDW

Chicago Midway

1 stop

10h 56m
MDW

Chicago Midway

FLL

Fort Lauderdale

1 stop

7h 27m
$124

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/27/22

Nov 5 - Nov 8
FLL

Fort Lauderdale

MDW

Chicago Midway

Nonstop

3h 16m
MDW

Chicago Midway

FLL

Fort Lauderdale

Nonstop

3h 03m
$125

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/25/22

Nov 5 - Nov 12
FLL

Fort Lauderdale

MDW

Chicago Midway

Nonstop

3h 16m
MDW

Chicago Midway

FLL

Fort Lauderdale

Nonstop

3h 03m
$126

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/26/22

  • One of the most popular airlines traveling from Fort Lauderdale to Chicago is Frontier. Flights from Frontier traveling this route typically cost $302.94 RT. This price is typically 41% cheaper than other airlines that offer Fort Lauderdale to Chicago flights. When booking this route, the cheapest RT price found was $74. Fort Lauderdale Airport is the most common Fort Lauderdale airport to take off from when flying to Chicago. Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport is the most popular arrival airport in Chicago. When flying from Fort Lauderdale to Chicago, Frontier flights are 19% more popular than any other airline flying that same route.

Non-stop flights to Chicago from Fort Lauderdale

Save time with Fort Lauderdale to Chicago direct flight deals
Oct 27 - Oct 31
FLL

Fort Lauderdale

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

3h 11m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

FLL

Fort Lauderdale

Nonstop

3h 04m
$119

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/28/22

Oct 18 - Oct 22
FLL

Fort Lauderdale

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

3h 11m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

FLL

Fort Lauderdale

Nonstop

3h 08m
$120

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/26/22

Oct 15 - Oct 18
FLL

Fort Lauderdale

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

3h 10m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

FLL

Fort Lauderdale

Nonstop

3h 08m
$121

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/25/22

Last minute flights from Fort Lauderdale to Chicago

Late deals on return flights to Chicago from Fort Lauderdale, departing today and this week
Oct 3 - Oct 26
FLL

Fort Lauderdale

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

16h 15m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

FLL

Fort Lauderdale

Nonstop

3h 08m
$133

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/26/22

Oct 3 - Oct 26
FLL

Fort Lauderdale

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

23h 06m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

FLL

Fort Lauderdale

1 stop

5h 10m
$135

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/26/22

Oct 5 - Oct 12
FLL

Fort Lauderdale

MDW

Chicago Midway

1 stop

11h 06m
MDW

Chicago Midway

FLL

Fort Lauderdale

1 stop

7h 27m
$136

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/27/22

One-way flights to Chicago from Fort Lauderdale

The cheapest one-way flights from Fort Lauderdale to Chicago
Nov 16
FLL

Fort Lauderdale

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

5h 35m
$49

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/28/22

Nov 16
FLL

Fort Lauderdale

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

3h 10m
$50

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/28/22

Nov 10
FLL

Fort Lauderdale

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

3h 10m
$57

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/26/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Fort Lauderdale to Chicago flights.

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. 9 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 10 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 $93, but on average you can expect to pay $123.

Are there nonstop flights from Fort Lauderdale to Chicago for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Fort Lauderdale to Chicago under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Fort Lauderdale to Chicago is less than $127.

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

There are currently 20+ open flights from Fort Lauderdale to Chicago within the next 7 days for less than $200.

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

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

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

10 flight departures from Fort Lauderdale to Chicago per day on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 60% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 40% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Fort Lauderdale to Chicago?

Departing from Fort Lauderdale to Chicago will take you 3h 10m. Fort Lauderdale and Chicago are separated by a distance of 1190 mi. 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 Fort Lauderdale to Chicago round-trip?

Currently priced at $93, 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. Check Cheapflights for deals on Frontier for as low as $124. Users have found that Spirit Airlines is 45% 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 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 American Airlines, JetBlue or Delta as they are the most popular for this route.

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: Air Canada (78%), Air New Zealand (78%), Spirit Airlines( 76%).

What are the cheapest flights from Fort Lauderdale to Chicago?

The cheapest flight price from Fort Lauderdale to Chicago is $69. On average you can expect to pay $585. The most popular route, (Fort Lauderdale - Chicago O'Hare Intl), can usually be booked for $121.

Alternative routes for Fort Lauderdale to Chicago

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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.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Juneyao AirlinesCheapest$12Average$23FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time66%COVID-19 safety
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JetBlueCheapest$33Average$114FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time62%COVID-19 safety
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Spirit AirlinesCheapest$50Average$171FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time65%COVID-19 safety
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American AirlinesCheapest$63Average$219FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%COVID-19 safety
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United AirlinesCheapest$74Average$303FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
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DeltaCheapest$196Average$389FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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FrontierCheapest$200Average$270FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time62%COVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Fort Lauderdale to Chicago

See what time of day planes typically take off from Fort Lauderdale to Chicago
6%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
58%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
24%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
12%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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
Sunday5daily flights
Monday12daily flights
Tuesday16daily flights
Wednesday16daily flights
Thursday13daily flights
Friday12daily flights
Saturday2daily flights