Cheap flights from Hartford to Chicago (BDL - CHI)

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The best prices from Hartford to Chicago are usually found in July or August, booked 56 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Tuesday and return on a Saturday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Hartford (BDL) to Chicago (CHI)

All the information you need to plan the best BDL to CHI flight in 2021: compare Hartford to Chicago flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Chicago.
BDL - CHI
Price
$206 - $419
CHI
Temperature
33.8 - 84.2 °F
CHI
Rainfall
0.7 - 4.3 inches

Popular in

February

High demand for flights, 13% potential price rise

Cheapest in

July

Best time to find cheap flights, 43% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$206

From Hartford to Chicago

One-way from

$92

One-way flight from Hartford 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 Hartford to Chicago?

Thursday flights are found to be more expensive to fly from Hartford to Chicago. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Chicago.

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

Our data shows that April tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Chicago from Hartford. Users have commonly found prices around $135 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $33. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Hartford to Chicago (BDL - CHI)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Hartford to Chicago is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the evening tend to be the most expensive. A flight at noon could potentially save you up to 11% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Hartford to Chicago in May, June 2021

The best prices found for BDL to CHI flights for May, June
2 Jun - 9 Jun
$176pp
BDL
Hartford Bradley Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BDL
Hartford Bradley Intl
15 Jun - 22 Jun
$185pp
BDL
Hartford Bradley Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
BDL
Hartford Bradley Intl
4 Jun - 7 Jun
$202pp
BDL
Hartford Bradley Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BDL
Hartford Bradley Intl

Hartford to Chicago 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Hartford found for this year
2 Jun - 9 Jun
$176pp
BDL
Hartford Bradley Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BDL
Hartford Bradley Intl
15 Jun - 22 Jun
$185pp
BDL
Hartford Bradley Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
BDL
Hartford Bradley Intl
4 Jun - 7 Jun
$202pp
BDL
Hartford Bradley Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BDL
Hartford Bradley Intl

Non-stop flights to Chicago from Hartford

Save time with Hartford to Chicago direct flight deals
16 Sep - 20 Sep
$219pp
BDL
Hartford Bradley Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
BDL
Hartford Bradley Intl
16 Sep - 19 Sep
$239pp
BDL
Hartford Bradley Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
BDL
Hartford Bradley Intl
17 Sep - 17 Sep
$259pp
BDL
Hartford Bradley Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
BDL
Hartford Bradley Intl

Last minute flights from Hartford to Chicago

Late deals on round-trip flights to Chicago from Hartford, departing today and this week
23 May - 25 May
$255pp
BDL
Hartford Bradley Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BDL
Hartford Bradley Intl
25 May - 26 May
$259pp
BDL
Hartford Bradley Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BDL
Hartford Bradley Intl
25 May - 26 May
$264pp
BDL
Hartford Bradley Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BDL
Hartford Bradley Intl

One-way flights to Chicago from Hartford

The cheapest one-way flights from Hartford to Chicago
4:15 pm - 8:48 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
29h 33m
BDL - ORD
Frontier
$92
Kiwi.com
8:10 am - 12:34 pm
Sun Country Air
1 Stop
5h 24m
BDL - ORD
Sun Country Air
1:35 pm - 7:20 pm
Delta
1 Stop
6h 45m
BDL - MDW
Delta
$139
Delta

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Flight FAQs

From Hartford to Chicago

Are flight prices decreasing from Bradley Intl 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 Bradley Intl 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 Hartford Bradley Intl to Chicago have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Hartford Bradley Intl to Chicago have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. American Airlines, United Airlines, and Spirit Airlines are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like American Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

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

Most people fly from Hartford Bradley Intl (BDL) if they book a flight from Hartford to Chicago. On average, Bradley Intl has 14 outbound flights to Chicago per day from 6 airlines. Hartford Bradley Intl is conveniently located just 11.9 mi from Hartford’s city center.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Hartford to Chicago for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $176, but on average you can expect to pay $222.

Are there nonstop flights from Hartford to Chicago for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Hartford to Chicago under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Hartford to Chicago is less than $335.

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

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

Is Bradley Intl weather warmer or cooler than Chicago?

With an average temperature of 86 °F, peak weather can be found in July. As a traveler, expect to see changes in flight prices during that period. The temperatures in Chicago are colder than in Bradley Intl.

How long is the flight from Hartford to Chicago?

For as low as $219, United Airlines can have you in Chicago from Hartford in 2h 35m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Our cheapest airline available from Hartford to Chicago is Spirit Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $176 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Frontier and United Airlines, starting at $185 and $219 round-trip. Spirit Airlines is priced at 51% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Spirit Airlines. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $89. Users have also found prices from $91 and $119 on Spirit Airlines and Frontier, respectively.

Alternative routes for Hartford 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 Hartford to Chicago.
Flight duration
2h 22m
Average temperature for May in Chicago
71.6 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Chicago
4.3 ″

Airports servicing Hartford

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Top 4 airlines flying from Hartford to Chicago

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Hartford 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
Spirit Airlines
$141 $262 No cancel fee 65%
Delta
$122 $399 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$192 $411 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$192 $423 No cancel fee 71%

Hourly flight availability from Hartford to Chicago

See what time of day planes typically take off from Hartford towards Chicago.
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 53% of BDL to CHI departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 37% of BDL to CHI departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 10% of BDL to CHI departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of BDL to CHI departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Hartford to Chicago
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Hartford to Chicago.
Sunday
17 daily flights
Monday
14 daily flights
Tuesday
13 daily flights
Wednesday
12 daily flights
Thursday
15 daily flights
Friday
17 daily flights
Saturday
13 daily flights
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