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 2021: compare Fort Lauderdale to Chicago flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Chicago.
FLL - CHI
Price
$42 - $174
CHI
Temperature
33.8 - 84.2 °F
CHI
Precipitation
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

One-way from

$21

One-way flight 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 49% 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 morning. Doing so could potentially save you 10% on the flight price compared to flying at noon, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Fort Lauderdale to Chicago in July, August 2021

The best prices found for FLL to CHI flights for July, August
25 Aug - 1 Sep
$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
25 Aug - 1 Sep
$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
24 Aug - 29 Aug
$51pp
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

Cheap flights to Chicago from Fort Lauderdale found for this year
25 Aug - 1 Sep
$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
25 Aug - 1 Sep
$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
24 Aug - 29 Aug
$51pp
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
25 Aug - 1 Sep
$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
25 Aug - 1 Sep
$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
24 Aug - 29 Aug
$51pp
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
4 Aug - 7 Aug
$53pp
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 Aug - 11 Aug
$57pp
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
5 Aug - 9 Aug
$61pp
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
1:48 pm - 4:17 pm
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
3h 29m
FLL - ORD
Spirit Airlines
$21
JustFly
3:15 am - 5:39 am
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
3h 24m
FLL - ORD
Spirit Airlines
$23
Spirit
3:15 am - 5:39 am
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
3h 24m
FLL - ORD
Spirit Airlines
$24
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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.

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.

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 29 outbound flights to Chicago per day.

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 $41, but on average you can expect to pay $59.

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 $63.

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, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

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

On average 9 flights depart from Fort Lauderdale to Chicago per day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 44% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 56% 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 11m. Airlines will cover 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 is the cheapest airline to fly from Fort Lauderdale to Chicago round-trip?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Fort Lauderdale to Chicago round-trip from $41. You may be able to fly from Fort Lauderdale to Chicago for 65% less than the average price by searching for this airline.

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 $21 on Spirit Airlines. Another option is JetBlue, who have fights from $49.

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 72 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 72 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
3h 14m
Average temperature for July in Chicago
84.2 °F
Avg rainfall for July in Chicago
3.7 ″

Airports servicing Fort Lauderdale

Airports servicing Chicago

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%
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

See what time of day planes typically take off from Fort Lauderdale towards Chicago.
Morning 6 AM to noon 52% of FLL to CHI departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 30% of FLL to CHI departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 15% of FLL to CHI departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 3% 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
32 daily flights
Monday
31 daily flights
Tuesday
23 daily flights
Wednesday
23 daily flights
Thursday
31 daily flights
Friday
31 daily flights
Saturday
35 daily flights
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