Cheap flights from Knoxville (TYS) to Chicago (CHI)

TYS — CHI
Jan 31 — Feb 71

The best prices from Knoxville McGhee Tyson to Chicago are usually found in February or January, booked 35 days in advance, depart on a Friday or Monday 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 2023: compare Knoxville to Chicago flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Chicago.

TYS - CHI

Price

$247 - $297

CHI

Temperature

23 - 73.4 °F

CHI

Rainfall

1.7 - 4.9 inches

Popular inMarchHigh demand for flights, 7% potential price rise
Cheapest inFebruaryBest time to find cheap flights, 10% potential price drop
Round-trip from$247From Knoxville McGhee Tyson to Chicago (CHI)
One-way from$75One-way flight from Knoxville McGhee Tyson to Chicago (CHI)

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

Thursday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 153%.

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

To save up to 60% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 33 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 $318 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $440 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

Our data shows that February tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Chicago from Knoxville. Users have commonly found prices around $276 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $221. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in March.

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 48% on the flight price compared to flying in the morning, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Knoxville to Chicago in January, February 2023

The best prices found for TYS to CHI flights for January, February
Feb 17 - Feb 20
TYS

Knoxville McGhee Tyson

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

2h 02m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

TYS

Knoxville McGhee Tyson

Nonstop

1h 33m
$148

American Airlines

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Deal found 1/26

Feb 17 - Feb 21
TYS

Knoxville McGhee Tyson

MDW

Chicago Midway

1 stop

10h 45m
MDW

Chicago Midway

TYS

Knoxville McGhee Tyson

1 stop

13h 01m
$154

Frontier

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Deal found 1/24

Feb 14 - Feb 28
TYS

Knoxville McGhee Tyson

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

2h 02m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

TYS

Knoxville McGhee Tyson

1 stop

4h 36m
$156

American Airlines

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Deal found 1/24

Knoxville to Chicago 2023 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Knoxville found for this year
Jul 28 - Jul 31
TYS

Knoxville McGhee Tyson

MDW

Chicago Midway

Nonstop

1h 32m
MDW

Chicago Midway

TYS

Knoxville McGhee Tyson

Nonstop

1h 21m
$141

Allegiant Air

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/23

Feb 17 - Feb 20
TYS

Knoxville McGhee Tyson

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

2h 02m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

TYS

Knoxville McGhee Tyson

Nonstop

1h 33m
$148

American Airlines

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Deal found 1/26

Feb 17 - Feb 21
TYS

Knoxville McGhee Tyson

MDW

Chicago Midway

1 stop

10h 45m
MDW

Chicago Midway

TYS

Knoxville McGhee Tyson

1 stop

13h 01m
$154

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/24

Cheap American Airlines flights from Knoxville to Chicago

Feb 17 - Feb 20
TYS

Knoxville McGhee Tyson

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

2h 02m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

TYS

Knoxville McGhee Tyson

Nonstop

1h 33m
$148

American Airlines

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Deal found 1/26

Feb 14 - Feb 28
TYS

Knoxville McGhee Tyson

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

2h 02m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

TYS

Knoxville McGhee Tyson

1 stop

4h 36m
$156

American Airlines

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Deal found 1/24

Feb 25 - Feb 26
TYS

Knoxville McGhee Tyson

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

4h 22m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

TYS

Knoxville McGhee Tyson

1 stop

5h 56m
$164

American Airlines

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Deal found 1/24

  • If you’re traveling from Knoxville to Chicago, one of the more common airlines traveling that route is American Airlines. Flights from American Airlines traveling this route typically cost $358.70 RT. This price is typically 41% more expensive than other airlines that offer Knoxville to Chicago flights. When booking this route, the cheapest RT price found was $187. The most popular departure airport in Knoxville when flying to Chicago is Knoxville McGhee Tyson Airport. The most popular airport to fly into when visiting Chicago is Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport. When flying from Knoxville to Chicago, American Airlines flights are 27% more popular than any other airline flying that same route.

Cheap United Airlines flights from Knoxville to Chicago

Feb 7 - Feb 19
TYS

Knoxville McGhee Tyson

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

2h 01m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

TYS

Knoxville McGhee Tyson

Nonstop

1h 43m
$158

United Airlines

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Deal found 1/24

Feb 10 - Feb 12
TYS

Knoxville McGhee Tyson

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

2h 01m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

TYS

Knoxville McGhee Tyson

Nonstop

1h 43m
$168

United Airlines

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Deal found 1/24

Jan 31 - Feb 14
TYS

Knoxville McGhee Tyson

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

2h 01m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

TYS

Knoxville McGhee Tyson

Nonstop

1h 43m
$183

United Airlines

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Deal found 1/24

  • If you’re traveling from Knoxville to Chicago, one of the more common airlines traveling that route is United Airlines. Flights from United Airlines traveling this route typically cost $364.20 RT. This price is typically 43% more expensive than other airlines that offer Knoxville to Chicago flights. When booking this route, the cheapest RT price found was $187. The most popular departure airport in Knoxville when flying to Chicago is Knoxville McGhee Tyson Airport. The most popular airport to fly into when visiting Chicago is Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport. When flying from Knoxville to Chicago, United Airlines flights are 23% more popular than any other airline flying that same route.

Non-stop flights to Chicago from Knoxville

Save time with Knoxville to Chicago direct flight deals
Feb 17 - Feb 20
TYS

Knoxville McGhee Tyson

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

2h 02m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

TYS

Knoxville McGhee Tyson

Nonstop

1h 33m
$148

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/26

Feb 7 - Feb 19
TYS

Knoxville McGhee Tyson

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

2h 01m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

TYS

Knoxville McGhee Tyson

Nonstop

1h 43m
$158

United Airlines

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Deal found 1/24

Jun 9 - Jun 12
TYS

Knoxville McGhee Tyson

MDW

Chicago Midway

Nonstop

1h 30m
MDW

Chicago Midway

TYS

Knoxville McGhee Tyson

Nonstop

1h 23m
$160

Allegiant Air

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/25

Last minute flights from Knoxville to Chicago

Late deals on return flights to Chicago from Knoxville, departing today and this week
Jan 31 - Feb 14
TYS

Knoxville McGhee Tyson

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

2h 01m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

TYS

Knoxville McGhee Tyson

Nonstop

1h 43m
$183

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/24

Jan 31 - Feb 14
TYS

Knoxville McGhee Tyson

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

4h 15m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

TYS

Knoxville McGhee Tyson

Nonstop

1h 41m
$191

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/24

Feb 3 - Feb 11
TYS

Knoxville McGhee Tyson

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

2h 02m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

TYS

Knoxville McGhee Tyson

Nonstop

1h 41m
$193

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/24

One-way flights to Chicago from Knoxville

The cheapest one-way flights from Knoxville to Chicago
Feb 16
TYS

Knoxville McGhee Tyson

MDW

Chicago Midway

1 stop

17h 17m
$75

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/25

Feb 16
TYS

Knoxville McGhee Tyson

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

12h 09m
$75

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/25

Feb 23
TYS

Knoxville McGhee Tyson

MDW

Chicago Midway

1 stop

17h 17m
$77

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/25

Reviews of Airlines Servicing Chicago

Alaska Airlines
8.0
Very good
1,360 reviews

Food

7.2

Comfort

8.0

Boarding

8.2

Crew

8.6

Overall

8.0

Entertainment

7.1

Reviews

1 / 10

This plane was so well equipped, comfortable and the customer service from check in thru in flight service was superior to any airline we’ve ever flown with and we’re old. We will now fly Alaskan Airlines For every trip where it’s available! Thank you thank you thank you for such great service

Alaska Airlines
8.0
Very good
1,360 reviews
Alaska Airlines
8.0
Very good
1,360 reviews

Food

7.2

Comfort

8.0

Boarding

8.2

Crew

8.6

Overall

8.0

Entertainment

7.1

Reviews

1 / 10

This plane was so well equipped, comfortable and the customer service from check in thru in flight service was superior to any airline we’ve ever flown with and we’re old. We will now fly Alaskan Airlines For every trip where it’s available! Thank you thank you thank you for such great service

Delta
7.9
Good
1,999 reviews
Alaska Airlines
8.0
Very good
1,360 reviews

Food

7.2

Comfort

8.0

Boarding

8.2

Crew

8.6

Overall

8.0

Entertainment

7.1

Reviews

1 / 10

This plane was so well equipped, comfortable and the customer service from check in thru in flight service was superior to any airline we’ve ever flown with and we’re old. We will now fly Alaskan Airlines For every trip where it’s available! Thank you thank you thank you for such great service

United Airlines
7.6
Good
1,147 reviews
Alaska Airlines
8.0
Very good
1,360 reviews

Food

7.2

Comfort

8.0

Boarding

8.2

Crew

8.6

Overall

8.0

Entertainment

7.1

Reviews

1 / 10

This plane was so well equipped, comfortable and the customer service from check in thru in flight service was superior to any airline we’ve ever flown with and we’re old. We will now fly Alaskan Airlines For every trip where it’s available! Thank you thank you thank you for such great service

Allegiant Air
7.5
Good
95 reviews
Alaska Airlines
8.0
Very good
1,360 reviews

Food

7.2

Comfort

8.0

Boarding

8.2

Crew

8.6

Overall

8.0

Entertainment

7.1

Reviews

1 / 10

This plane was so well equipped, comfortable and the customer service from check in thru in flight service was superior to any airline we’ve ever flown with and we’re old. We will now fly Alaskan Airlines For every trip where it’s available! Thank you thank you thank you for such great service

American Airlines
7.4
Good
1,666 reviews
Alaska Airlines
8.0
Very good
1,360 reviews

Food

7.2

Comfort

8.0

Boarding

8.2

Crew

8.6

Overall

8.0

Entertainment

7.1

Reviews

1 / 10

This plane was so well equipped, comfortable and the customer service from check in thru in flight service was superior to any airline we’ve ever flown with and we’re old. We will now fly Alaskan Airlines For every trip where it’s available! Thank you thank you thank you for such great service

Related info for your journey

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

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 12 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 $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Knoxville to Chicago for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on American Airlines for just $148, but on average you can expect to pay $166.

Are there nonstop flights from Knoxville to Chicago for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Knoxville to Chicago under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Knoxville to Chicago is less than $218.

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, Tuesday, Friday.

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

Per day, 3 flights depart from Knoxville to Chicago on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 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 2h 01m. Fly via American Airlines, Frontier, or United Airlines to get the fastest option. The distance from Knoxville to Chicago is about 477 mi. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Our cheapest airline available from Knoxville to Chicago is American Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $148 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Frontier and United Airlines, starting at $154 and $158 round-trip. American Airlines is currently priced 46% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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.

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%), Qatar Airways (89%) and Aer Lingus (89%).

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 $178 while the most popular route, (Knoxville McGhee Tyson - Chicago O'Hare Intl) is currently priced at $167.

Alternative routes for Knoxville to Chicago

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Top 5 airlines flying 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.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Juneyao AirlinesCheapest$14Average$25FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time66%COVID-19 safety
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Allegiant AirCheapest$68Average$135FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time88%COVID-19 safety
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DeltaCheapest$157Average$383FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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American AirlinesCheapest$187Average$364FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%COVID-19 safety
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United AirlinesCheapest$187Average$359FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Knoxville to Chicago

See what time of day planes typically take off from Knoxville to Chicago
1%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
79%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
20%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
0%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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
Sunday15daily flights
Monday13daily flights
Tuesday11daily flights
Wednesday15daily flights
Thursday13daily flights
Friday15daily flights
Saturday6daily flights
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