Cheap flights from Knoxville to Chicago (TYS - CHI)

Know your dates, get live prices in seconds:

From
To
Depart
Return
Any month
Compare vs. Cheapflights |
From
To
Depart
Depart
Time
Anytime
From
To
Depart
Depart
Time
Anytime
From
To
Depart
Depart
Time
Anytime
From
To
Depart
Depart
Time
Anytime
From
To
Depart
Depart
Time
Anytime
From
To
Depart
Depart
Time
Anytime

We work with more than 300 partners to bring you better travel deals

The best prices from Knoxville McGhee Tyson to Chicago are usually found in July or August, booked 34 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Thursday and return on a Saturday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Knoxville (TYS) to Chicago (CHI)

All the information you need to plan the best TYS to CHI flight in 2021: compare Knoxville to Chicago flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Chicago.
TYS - CHI
Price
$98 - $409
CHI
Temperature
23 - 73.4 °F
CHI
Precipitation
1.7 - 4.9 inches

Popular in

January

High demand for flights, 30% potential price rise

Cheapest in

July

Best time to find cheap flights, 66% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$98

From Knoxville McGhee Tyson to Chicago (CHI)

One-way from

$52

One-way flight from Knoxville McGhee Tyson to Chicago (CHI)

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
When is the cheapest time to fly from Knoxville to Chicago (TYS - CHI)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Knoxville to Chicago in the morning. Doing so could potentially save you 10% on the flight price compared to flying in the afternoon, which is usually more expensive.

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

Our data shows that July tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Chicago from Knoxville. Users have commonly found prices around $287 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $57. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in January.

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

Friday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 29%.

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

To save up to 52% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 30 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Knoxville to Chicago from $380 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $494 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

Cheap flights from Knoxville to Chicago in October, November 2021

The best prices found for TYS to CHI flights for October, November
28 Oct - 31 Oct
$62pp
TYS
Knoxville McGhee Tyson
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
MDW
Chicago Midway
MDW
Chicago Midway
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
TYS
Knoxville McGhee Tyson
11 Nov - 14 Nov
$70pp
TYS
Knoxville McGhee Tyson
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
MDW
Chicago Midway
MDW
Chicago Midway
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
TYS
Knoxville McGhee Tyson
21 Oct - 28 Oct
$76pp
TYS
Knoxville McGhee Tyson
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
MDW
Chicago Midway
MDW
Chicago Midway
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
TYS
Knoxville McGhee Tyson

Knoxville McGhee Tyson to Chicago 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Knoxville found for this year
28 Oct - 31 Oct
$62pp
TYS
Knoxville McGhee Tyson
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
MDW
Chicago Midway
MDW
Chicago Midway
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
TYS
Knoxville McGhee Tyson
11 Nov - 14 Nov
$70pp
TYS
Knoxville McGhee Tyson
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
MDW
Chicago Midway
MDW
Chicago Midway
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
TYS
Knoxville McGhee Tyson
21 Oct - 28 Oct
$76pp
TYS
Knoxville McGhee Tyson
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
MDW
Chicago Midway
MDW
Chicago Midway
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
TYS
Knoxville McGhee Tyson

Non-stop flights to Chicago from Knoxville

Save time with Knoxville to Chicago direct flight deals
28 Oct - 31 Oct
$62pp
TYS
Knoxville McGhee Tyson
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
MDW
Chicago Midway
MDW
Chicago Midway
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
TYS
Knoxville McGhee Tyson
11 Nov - 14 Nov
$70pp
TYS
Knoxville McGhee Tyson
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
MDW
Chicago Midway
MDW
Chicago Midway
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
TYS
Knoxville McGhee Tyson
29 Oct - 31 Oct
$97pp
TYS
Knoxville McGhee Tyson
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
TYS
Knoxville McGhee Tyson

Last minute flights from Knoxville to Chicago

Late deals on round-trip flights to Chicago from Knoxville, departing today and this week
21 Oct - 28 Oct
$76pp
TYS
Knoxville McGhee Tyson
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
MDW
Chicago Midway
MDW
Chicago Midway
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
TYS
Knoxville McGhee Tyson
23 Oct - 30 Oct
$113pp
TYS
Knoxville McGhee Tyson
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
TYS
Knoxville McGhee Tyson
22 Oct - 25 Oct
$121pp
TYS
Knoxville McGhee Tyson
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
TYS
Knoxville McGhee Tyson

One-way flights to Chicago from Knoxville

The cheapest one-way flights from Knoxville to Chicago
1:01 am - 2:00 am
Major Airline
Nonstop
1h 59m
TYS - ORD
Major Airline
$52
StudentUniverse
1:45 am - 2:43 am
United Airlines
Nonstop
1h 58m
TYS - ORD
United Airlines
$89
United
5:57 pm - 4:08 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
23h 11m
TYS - ORD
Frontier
$117
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Knoxville to Chicago

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

If you book a flight to Chicago from Knoxville, you will be flying from McGhee Tyson, which is the city’s only airport. Knoxville McGhee Tyson (TYS) is located 11.3 mi from the center of Knoxville. There are 19 flights from McGhee Tyson to Chicago per day from 5 different airlines.

Which airlines flying from Knoxville McGhee Tyson to Chicago have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Knoxville McGhee Tyson to Chicago that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are American Airlines, United Airlines, and Delta. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Knoxville to Chicago for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Knoxville to Chicago for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Allegiant Air for just $62, but on average you can expect to pay $130.

Are there nonstop flights from Knoxville to Chicago for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Knoxville to Chicago under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Knoxville to Chicago is less than $186.

Are there last-minute flights available from Knoxville to Chicago for under $100?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Knoxville to Chicago within the next 7 days for less than $100.

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

Our cheapest airline available from Knoxville to Chicago is Allegiant Air. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $62 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are United Airlines and American Airlines, starting at $97 and $121 round-trip. Allegiant Air is currently priced 78% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Allegiant Air, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $29. However, be on the lookout for offers from Major Airline and United Airlines, as they are both options that can get you from Knoxville to Chicago for a low price.

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

Major Airline, American Airlines and Delta are the most popular airlines when flying from Knoxville to Chicago.

What are the most reliable airlines from Knoxville to Chicago?

The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from Knoxville to Chicago are SkyWest Airlines (100%), Japan Airlines (92%) and Royal Jordanian (90%).

What are the cheapest flights from Knoxville to Chicago?

On average you can expect to pay $361 for a flight from Knoxville to Chicago. The cheapest flight overall is $158 while the most popular route, (Knoxville McGhee Tyson - Chicago O'Hare Intl) is currently priced at $135.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Chicago, IL

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

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Knoxville McGhee Tyson must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Chicago.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Knoxville McGhee Tyson are not required to quarantine after entering Chicago.

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

Returning to Knoxville McGhee Tyson 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 Knoxville McGhee Tyson.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Chicago are not required to quarantine after entering Knoxville McGhee Tyson.

Hide COVID Travel Restrictions for Chicago, IL

Alternative routes for Knoxville 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 Knoxville to Chicago.
Flight duration from TYS to Chicago
1h 42m
Average temperature for October in Chicago
64.4 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Chicago
2.6 ″

Airports servicing Knoxville

Airports servicing Chicago

Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Top 3 airlines flying from Knoxville McGhee Tyson to Chicago

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Knoxville 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
Delta
$212 $393 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$265 $332 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$265 $351 No cancel fee 69%

Hourly flight availability from Knoxville to Chicago

See what time of day planes typically take off from Knoxville towards Chicago.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 57% of TYS to CHI departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 27% of TYS to CHI departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 16% of TYS to CHI departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of TYS to CHI departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Knoxville to Chicago
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Knoxville to Chicago.
Sunday
18 daily flights
Monday
22 daily flights
Tuesday
15 daily flights
Wednesday
20 daily flights
Thursday
17 daily flights
Friday
22 daily flights
Saturday
20 daily flights
Home North America USA Illinois Chicago Cheap flights from Knoxville to Chicago