Cheap flights from Knoxville to Chicago (TYS - CHI)

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

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 2022: 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
Rainfall
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

Average price

$289

Average for round-trip flights in May 2022

Round-trip from

$98

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.
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.

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.

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

Wednesday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 38%.

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 evening. Doing so could potentially save you 56% on the flight price compared to flying in the afternoon, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Knoxville to Chicago in May, June 2022

The best prices found for TYS to CHI flights for May, June
10 Jun - 13 Jun
$108pp
TYS
Knoxville McGhee Tyson
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
MDW
Chicago Midway
MDW
Chicago Midway
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
TYS
Knoxville McGhee Tyson
10 Jun - 13 Jun
$114pp
TYS
Knoxville McGhee Tyson
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
MDW
Chicago Midway
MDW
Chicago Midway
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
TYS
Knoxville McGhee Tyson
6 Jun - 13 Jun
$127pp
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 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Knoxville found for this year
23 Sep - 26 Sep
$78pp
TYS
Knoxville McGhee Tyson
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
MDW
Chicago Midway
MDW
Chicago Midway
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
TYS
Knoxville McGhee Tyson
26 Aug - 29 Aug
$81pp
TYS
Knoxville McGhee Tyson
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
MDW
Chicago Midway
MDW
Chicago Midway
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
TYS
Knoxville McGhee Tyson
4 Jul - 8 Jul
$89pp
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
23 Sep - 26 Sep
$78pp
TYS
Knoxville McGhee Tyson
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
MDW
Chicago Midway
MDW
Chicago Midway
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
TYS
Knoxville McGhee Tyson
26 Aug - 29 Aug
$81pp
TYS
Knoxville McGhee Tyson
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
MDW
Chicago Midway
MDW
Chicago Midway
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
TYS
Knoxville McGhee Tyson
4 Jul - 8 Jul
$89pp
TYS
Knoxville McGhee Tyson
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
MDW
Chicago Midway
MDW
Chicago Midway
Allegiant Air
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
3 Jun - 6 Jun
$190pp
TYS
Knoxville McGhee Tyson
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
MDW
Chicago Midway
MDW
Chicago Midway
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
TYS
Knoxville McGhee Tyson
4 Jun - 7 Jun
$198pp
TYS
Knoxville McGhee Tyson
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
TYS
Knoxville McGhee Tyson
30 May - 6 Jun
$252pp
TYS
Knoxville McGhee Tyson
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
MDW
Chicago Midway
MDW
Chicago Midway
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
TYS
Knoxville McGhee Tyson

One-way flights to Chicago from Knoxville

The cheapest one-way flights from Knoxville to Chicago
12:49 pm - 5:47 am
Allegiant Air
1 Stop
17h 58m
TYS - MDW
Allegiant Air
$130
Gotogate
6:13 am - 12:40 pm
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
7h 27m
TYS - ORD
Multiple Airlines
$145
Kiwi.com
3:50 pm - 7:39 pm
American Airlines
1 Stop
4h 49m
TYS - ORD
American Airlines

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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 15 flights from McGhee Tyson to Chicago per day from 6 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 United Airlines, American Airlines, and Allegiant Air. 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 $78, but on average you can expect to pay $122.

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 $124.

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

There are currently 20+ open flights from Knoxville to Chicago within the next 7 days for less than $200.

What days are nonstop flights available from Knoxville to Chicago?

Days when nonstop flights are available for this flight are: Sunday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

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

Per day, 2 flights depart from Knoxville to Chicago on average.
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Knoxville to Chicago?

There are many flights that can get you from Knoxville to Chicago in 1h 33m. Fly via Allegiant Air to get the fastest option. The distance from Knoxville to Chicago is about 477 mi. All flights are typically nonstop.

What is the cheapest airline to fly 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 $78 on this airline. Allegiant Air is currently priced 72% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

What are the cheapest flights from Knoxville to Chicago?

On average you can expect to pay $576 for a flight from Knoxville to Chicago. The cheapest flight overall is $37 while the most popular route, (Knoxville McGhee Tyson - Chicago O'Hare Intl) is currently priced at $237.

What are the most reliable airlines from Knoxville to Chicago?

The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from Knoxville to Chicago are ANA (95%), British Airways (95%) and Iberia (94%).

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

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

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 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) 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 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Knoxville McGhee Tyson.

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

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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 28m
Average temperature for May in Chicago
71.6 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Chicago
4.3 ″

Airports servicing Knoxville

Airports servicing Chicago

Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Top 4 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
Allegiant Air
$58 $101 No cancel fee 88%
American Airlines
$113 $237 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$113 $245 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$147 $317 No cancel fee N/A

Hourly flight availability from Knoxville to Chicago

See what time of day planes typically take off from Knoxville towards Chicago.
Morning 6 AM to noon 80% of TYS to CHI departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 18% of TYS to CHI departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of TYS to CHI departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 1% 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
15 daily flights
Monday
16 daily flights
Tuesday
16 daily flights
Wednesday
16 daily flights
Thursday
16 daily flights
Friday
15 daily flights
Saturday
15 daily flights
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