Cheap flights from Fresno (FAT) to Chicago (CHI)

Oct 4 — Oct 111

The best prices from Fresno Airterminal to Chicago are usually found in November or October, booked 28 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Wednesday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from Fresno (FAT) to Chicago (CHI)

All the information you need to plan the best FAT to CHI flight in 2022: compare Fresno to Chicago flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Chicago.



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Popular inMayHigh demand for flights, 30% potential price rise
Cheapest inNovemberBest time to find cheap flights, 31% potential price drop
Round-trip from$318From Fresno Airterminal to Chicago (CHI)
One-way from$95One-way flight from Fresno Airterminal to Chicago (CHI)

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Fresno to Chicago?

Departing on a Friday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 22% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 28 days in advance, which can save you up to 26% on flights from Fresno to Chicago compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 28 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $552. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $641.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of November. Prices to Chicago from Fresno average $461. You can even find prices in November for less than $461, as users have found deals to Chicago from as low as $176. The month of May appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Chicago from Fresno. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 42%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Fresno to Chicago (FAT - CHI)?

When flying from Fresno to Chicago, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the afternoon, which can drop the price by up to 31% versus a flight in the evening.

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Fresno to Chicago flights.

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

Fresno Airterminal (FAT) is the airport you will fly out of if you book a flight from Fresno to Chicago. You should not have trouble finding flights to Chicago from Airterminal; the airport handles an average of 0 outbound flights to Chicago per day. You should also have plenty of airline options to choose from since 5 airlines have flights from the Fresno airport to Chicago. It is only a 4.8 mi journey to Airterminal (FAT) from Fresno’s city center.

Which airlines flying from Fresno Airterminal to Chicago have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like United Airlines, American Airlines, and Delta flying from Fresno Airterminal to Chicago have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from Fresno to Chicago for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Fresno to Chicago for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $197, but on average you can expect to pay $215.

Are there last-minute flights available from Fresno to Chicago for under $300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Fresno to Chicago within the next 7 days for less than $300.

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

When booking a flight from Fresno to Chicago, you may want to consider flying on American Airlines, Alaska Airlines or Delta as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the cheapest flights from Fresno to Chicago?

While on average a flight from Fresno to Chicago is generally $751, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $148. When looking at the most popular route, (Fresno Airterminal - Chicago O'Hare Intl), you can expect to pay $197 for that flight.

Alternative routes for Fresno to Chicago

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Top 5 airlines flying from Fresno to Chicago

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Fresno 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$16Average$22FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time66%COVID-19 safety
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DeltaCheapest$143Average$334FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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Alaska AirlinesCheapest$184Average$279FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%COVID-19 safety
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American AirlinesCheapest$215Average$511FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%COVID-19 safety
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United AirlinesCheapest$290Average$501FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
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