Cheap flights from Fresno to Chicago (FAT - CHI)

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The best prices from Fresno Airterminal to Chicago are usually found in April or July, booked 25 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Wednesday

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.
FAT - CHI
Price
$363 - $480
CHI
Temperature
23 - 73.4 °F
CHI
Precipitation
1.7 - 4.9 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 17% potential price rise

Cheapest in

April

Best time to find cheap flights, 9% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$363

From Fresno Airterminal to Chicago (CHI)

One-way from

$75

One-way flight from Fresno Airterminal to Chicago (CHI)

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
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 21 days in advance, which can save you up to 24% on flights from Fresno to Chicago compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 21 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 $410. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $520.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of April. Prices to Chicago from Fresno average $399. You can even find prices in April for less than $399, as users have found deals to Chicago from as low as $323. The month of December 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 20%.

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 17% versus a flight in the morning.

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

Departing on a Monday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 18% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

Cheap flights from Fresno to Chicago in January, February 2022

The best prices found for FAT to CHI flights for January, February
3 Feb - 7 Feb
$151pp
FAT
Fresno Airterminal
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
FAT
Fresno Airterminal
27 Jan - 31 Jan
$158pp
FAT
Fresno Airterminal
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
FAT
Fresno Airterminal
24 Feb - 1 Mar
$169pp
FAT
Fresno Airterminal
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
FAT
Fresno Airterminal

Fresno Airterminal to Chicago 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Fresno found for this year
3 Feb - 7 Feb
$151pp
FAT
Fresno Airterminal
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
FAT
Fresno Airterminal
27 Jan - 31 Jan
$158pp
FAT
Fresno Airterminal
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
FAT
Fresno Airterminal
24 Feb - 1 Mar
$169pp
FAT
Fresno Airterminal
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
FAT
Fresno Airterminal

Non-stop flights to Chicago from Fresno

Save time with Fresno to Chicago direct flight deals
4 Jul - 7 Jul
$310pp
FAT
Fresno Airterminal
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
FAT
Fresno Airterminal
6 Jul - 16 Jul
$371pp
FAT
Fresno Airterminal
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
FAT
Fresno Airterminal
1 Jul - 3 Jul
$396pp
FAT
Fresno Airterminal
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
FAT
Fresno Airterminal

Last minute flights from Fresno to Chicago

Late deals on round-trip flights to Chicago from Fresno, departing today and this week
18 Jan - 25 Jan
$196pp
FAT
Fresno Airterminal
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
FAT
Fresno Airterminal
18 Jan - 25 Jan
$220pp
FAT
Fresno Airterminal
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
FAT
Fresno Airterminal
18 Jan - 25 Jan
$246pp
FAT
Fresno Airterminal
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
FAT
Fresno Airterminal

One-way flights to Chicago from Fresno

The cheapest one-way flights from Fresno to Chicago
7:56 am - 6:29 pm
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
8h 33m
FAT - ORD
Multiple Airlines
$75
Gotogate
4:06 am - 1:04 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
18h 58m
FAT - ORD
Multiple Airlines
$84
Gotogate
7:56 am - 1:04 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
15h 08m
FAT - ORD
Multiple Airlines
$86
Gotogate

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Fresno to Chicago

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 $151, but on average you can expect to pay $187.

Are there nonstop flights from Fresno to Chicago for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 5 direct flights from Fresno to Chicago under $400. A good price for a nonstop flight from Fresno to Chicago is less than $412.

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

There are currently 11+ open flights from Fresno to Chicago within the next 7 days for less than $200.

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 Major Airline, American 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 $563, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $99. When looking at the most popular route, (Fresno Airterminal - Chicago O'Hare Intl), you can expect to pay $173 for that flight.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Chicago, IL

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Chicago from Fresno?

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

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

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Fresno Airterminal are not required to quarantine after entering Chicago.

Do I need a test to fly back to Fresno from Chicago?

Returning to Fresno Airterminal 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 Fresno Airterminal.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Chicago are not required to quarantine after entering Fresno Airterminal.

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Alternative routes for Fresno 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 Fresno to Chicago.
Average temperature for January in Chicago
33.8 °F
Avg rainfall for January in Chicago
0.7 ″

Airports servicing Fresno

Airports servicing Chicago

Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Top 4 airlines flying from Fresno Airterminal 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.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Frontier
$110 $251 No cancel fee 62%
American Airlines
$119 $424 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$122 $561 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$233 $427 No cancel fee 69%

Hourly flight availability from Fresno to Chicago

See what time of day planes typically take off from Fresno towards Chicago.
Evening 6 PM to midnight 92% of FAT to CHI departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 7% of FAT to CHI departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of FAT to CHI departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 0% of FAT to CHI departures
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