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The best prices from Knoxville 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)

TYS - CHI
Price
$98 - $409
CHI
Temperature
33.8 - 84.2 °F
CHI
Rainfall
0.7 - 4.3 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 to Chicago

One-way from

$35

One-way flight from Knoxville 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 Knoxville to Chicago?

Users have found that flying from Knoxville to Chicago on a Saturday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Knoxville to Chicago, book at least 20 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 48% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $213 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $293.

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

Flights from Knoxville to Chicago lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Knoxville to Chicago in August, with the cheapest ticket starting at $64.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Knoxville to Chicago (TYS - CHI)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Knoxville to Chicago is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the afternoon tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the evening could potentially save you up to 12% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Knoxville to Chicago in November, December 2020

The best prices found for TYS to CHI flights for November, December
31 Dec - 3 Jan
$53pp
TYS
Knoxville McGhee Tyson
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
MDW
Chicago Midway
MDW
Chicago Midway
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
TYS
Knoxville McGhee Tyson
24 Dec - 3 Jan
$64pp
TYS
Knoxville McGhee Tyson
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
MDW
Chicago Midway
MDW
Chicago Midway
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
TYS
Knoxville McGhee Tyson
17 Dec - 20 Dec
$93pp
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

Knoxville to Chicago 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Knoxville found for next year
31 Dec - 3 Jan
$53pp
TYS
Knoxville McGhee Tyson
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
MDW
Chicago Midway
MDW
Chicago Midway
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
TYS
Knoxville McGhee Tyson
24 Dec - 3 Jan
$64pp
TYS
Knoxville McGhee Tyson
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
MDW
Chicago Midway
MDW
Chicago Midway
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
TYS
Knoxville McGhee Tyson
17 Dec - 20 Dec
$93pp
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

Non-stop flights to Chicago from Knoxville

Save time with Knoxville to Chicago direct flight deals
31 Dec - 3 Jan
$53pp
TYS
Knoxville McGhee Tyson
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
MDW
Chicago Midway
MDW
Chicago Midway
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
TYS
Knoxville McGhee Tyson
24 Dec - 3 Jan
$64pp
TYS
Knoxville McGhee Tyson
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
MDW
Chicago Midway
MDW
Chicago Midway
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
TYS
Knoxville McGhee Tyson
18 Feb - 21 Feb
$71pp
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

Last minute flights from Knoxville to Chicago

Late deals on round-trip flights to Chicago from Knoxville, departing today and this week
10 Dec - 13 Dec
$96pp
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
10 Dec - 13 Dec
$118pp
TYS
Knoxville McGhee Tyson
Delta
 
1 STOP
MDW
Chicago Midway
MDW
Chicago Midway
Delta
 
1 STOP
TYS
Knoxville McGhee Tyson
6 Dec - 10 Dec
$118pp
TYS
Knoxville McGhee Tyson
Delta
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
TYS
Knoxville McGhee Tyson

One-way flights to Chicago from Knoxville

The cheapest one-way flights from Knoxville to Chicago
7:22 am - 7:51 am
Allegiant Air
Nonstop
1h 29m
TYS - MDW
Allegiant Air
$35
mytrip.com
2:31 pm - 3:30 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
25h 59m
TYS - ORD
Frontier
$171
Kiwi.com
7:40 am - 10:01 am
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
27h 21m
TYS - ORD
Multiple Airlines
$187
Gotogate

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Knoxville to Chicago

Are flight prices decreasing from Knoxville 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 Knoxville 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.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Knoxville McGhee Tyson to Chicago to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Delta is one of them. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travelers flying from Knoxville McGhee Tyson to Chicago are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, social distance seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

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 $53, but on average you can expect to pay $124.

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

Cheapflights has at least 18 direct flights from Knoxville to Chicago under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Knoxville to Chicago is less than $230.

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 days are nonstop flights available from Knoxville to Chicago?

Nonstop flights are available for this route on the following days: Monday.

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

Per day, 3 flights depart from Knoxville McGhee Tyson to Chicago on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 100% of flight departures

Is Knoxville weather warmer or cooler than Chicago?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 90 °F on average in the month of July. The temperature in Chicago is typically colder than in Knoxville. If you're traveling when the temperature is at its warmest, push to plan early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. For the best results, search for flights well in advance or after peak season.

How long is the flight from Knoxville to Chicago?

For as low as $125, Allegiant Air can have you in Chicago from Knoxville in 1h 28m. The distance from Knoxville to Chicago is about 477 mi. Generally, flights for this route are nonstop.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Knoxville to Chicago round-trip from $53. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are American Airlines, from $93, and Delta, from $118. Allegiant Air is priced at 81% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Allegiant Air. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $19. Users have also found prices from $73 and $104 on Allegiant Air and Frontier, respectively.

Alternative routes for Knoxville to Chicago

Destination information for Chicago

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Knoxville to Chicago
Flight duration
1h 27m
Average temperature for November in Chicago
51.8 °F
Avg rainfall for November in Chicago
2.4 ″

Airports servicing Knoxville

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Top 3 airlines from Knoxville 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
American Airlines
$265 $332 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$265 $351 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$212 $393 No cancel fee N/A

Hourly flight availability from Knoxville to Chicago

Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 54% of TYS to CHI departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 45% of TYS to CHI departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% 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
Sunday
12 daily flights
Monday
8 daily flights
Tuesday
3 daily flights
Wednesday
7 daily flights
Thursday
3 daily flights
Friday
3 daily flights
Saturday
7 daily flights
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