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)

FLL - CHI
Price
$42 - $174
CHI
Temperature
33.8 - 84.2 °F
CHI
Rainfall
0.7 - 4.3 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

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 leaving on a Wednesday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 50% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

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

To save up to 10% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 20 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Fort Lauderdale to Chicago from $137 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $157 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of April. Prices to Chicago from Fort Lauderdale average $135. You can even find prices in April for less than $135, as users have found deals to Chicago from as low as $33. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Chicago from Fort Lauderdale. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 49%.

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

It’s typically best to fly out from Fort Lauderdale to Chicago in the evening. Doing so could potentially save you 11% on the flight price compared to flying at noon, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Fort Lauderdale to Chicago in February, March 2021

12 Mar - 14 Mar
$42pp
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
19 Mar - 4 Apr
$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
12 Mar - 16 Mar
$47pp
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 2021 flight deals

15 May - 18 May
$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
15 May - 18 May
$39pp
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
15 May - 18 May
$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

Non-stop flights to Chicago from Fort Lauderdale

15 May - 18 May
$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
15 May - 18 May
$39pp
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
15 May - 18 May
$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

Last minute flights from Fort Lauderdale to Chicago

5 Mar - 9 Mar
$54pp
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
4 Mar - 9 Mar
$55pp
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
5 Mar - 8 Mar
$60pp
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
FLL
Fort Lauderdale

One-way flights to Chicago from Fort Lauderdale

9:45 am - 12:15 pm
American Airlines
Nonstop
3h 30m
FLL - ORD
American Airlines
5:11 pm - 6:20 pm
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
26h 09m
FLL - ORD
Multiple Airlines
$45
Gotogate
3:30 am - 5:54 am
United Airlines
Nonstop
3h 24m
FLL - ORD
United Airlines
$49
United

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Flight FAQs

From Fort Lauderdale to Chicago

Are flight prices decreasing from Fort Lauderdale 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 Fort Lauderdale 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 Fort Lauderdale to Chicago to control the spread of COVID-19?

Delta is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitizing their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travelers safer while flying from Fort Lauderdale to Chicago. Policies will vary by airline.

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 $38, but on average you can expect to pay $52.

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 $53.

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?

Nonstop flights are available for this route on the following days: Sunday, Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

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

On average 28 flights depart from Fort Lauderdale to Chicago per day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 29% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 57% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 14% of flight departures

Is Fort Lauderdale weather warmer or cooler than Chicago?

Temperatures around the 91 °F's can be experienced in July. The weather in Chicago is colder than in Fort Lauderdale. Plan for potential changes in flight availability as peak weather approaches in this location.

How long is the flight from Fort Lauderdale to Chicago?

Departing from Fort Lauderdale to Chicago will take you 3h 13m. Airlines will cover a distance of 1190 mi. Most flights are nonstop.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Fort Lauderdale to Chicago round-trip from $38. Another airline that can offer you cheap pricing is JetBlue. You may be able to fly from Fort Lauderdale to Chicago for 67% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $20 on Spirit Airlines. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include United Airlines from $41 and American Airlines from $42 one-way.

Alternative routes for Fort Lauderdale to Chicago

Destination information for Chicago

Flight duration
3h 12m
Average temperature for February in Chicago
39.2 °F
Avg rainfall for February in Chicago
1.0 ″

Airports servicing Fort Lauderdale

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Top 7 airlines flying from Fort Lauderdale to Chicago

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Frontier
$50 $126 No cancel fee 62%
JetBlue
$71 $191 No cancel fee 62%
Spirit Airlines
$67 $197 No cancel fee 65%
American Airlines
$75 $230 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$54 $256 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$97 $271 No cancel fee N/A
Southwest
$214 $410 No cancel fee 63%

Hourly flight availability from Fort Lauderdale to Chicago

Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 56% of FLL to CHI departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 39% of FLL to CHI departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 4% of FLL to CHI departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of FLL to CHI departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Fort Lauderdale to Chicago
Sunday
17 daily flights
Monday
22 daily flights
Tuesday
17 daily flights
Wednesday
17 daily flights
Thursday
22 daily flights
Friday
16 daily flights
Saturday
6 daily flights
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