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How to find the cheapest flight from
Lafayette (LFT) to Chicago (CHI)

LFT - CHI
Price
$271 - $438
CHI
Temperature
33.8 - 84.2 °F
CHI
Rainfall
0.7 - 4.3 inches

Popular in

January

High demand for flights, 17% potential price rise

Cheapest in

June

Best time to find cheap flights, 25% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$271

From Lafayette to Chicago

One-way from

$155

One-way flight from Lafayette 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 Lafayette to Chicago?

Users have found that leaving on a Friday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 54% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 20 days in advance, which can save you up to 48% on flights from Lafayette to Chicago compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 20 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $213. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $293.

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

August is one of the best times of the year to fly to Chicago from Lafayette. Prices for August average $182 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $64. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a August flight can save you 34% on your journey compared to booking in August

When is the cheapest time to fly from Lafayette to Chicago (LFT - CHI)?

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

Cheap flights from Lafayette to Chicago in December, January 2021

The best prices found for LFT to CHI flights for December, January
26 Dec - 2 Jan
$258pp
LFT
Lafayette Regional
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
LFT
Lafayette Regional
26 Dec - 2 Jan
$318pp
LFT
Lafayette Regional
Delta
 
1 STOP
MDW
Chicago Midway
MDW
Chicago Midway
Delta
 
1 STOP
LFT
Lafayette Regional
26 Dec - 2 Jan
$347pp
LFT
Lafayette Regional
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LFT
Lafayette Regional

Lafayette to Chicago 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Lafayette found for this year
26 Dec - 2 Jan
$258pp
LFT
Lafayette Regional
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
LFT
Lafayette Regional
26 Dec - 2 Jan
$318pp
LFT
Lafayette Regional
Delta
 
1 STOP
MDW
Chicago Midway
MDW
Chicago Midway
Delta
 
1 STOP
LFT
Lafayette Regional
26 Dec - 2 Jan
$347pp
LFT
Lafayette Regional
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LFT
Lafayette Regional

One-way flights to Chicago from Lafayette

The cheapest one-way flights from Lafayette to Chicago
11:22 am - 2:17 am
American Airlines
1 Stop
14h 55m
LFT - ORD
American Airlines
9:10 am - 4:38 am
United Airlines
2 Stops
19h 28m
LFT - ORD
United Airlines
$204
United
8:00 am - 4:54 pm
Delta
1 Stop
8h 54m
LFT - MDW
Delta
$235
Delta

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Lafayette to Chicago

Are flight prices decreasing from Lafayette 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 Lafayette 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 Lafayette Regional to Chicago to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Delta to help keep travelers safe while flying. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travelers flying from Lafayette Regional 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 Lafayette Regional to Chicago have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

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

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Lafayette to Chicago for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on American Airlines for just $178, but on average you can expect to pay $288.

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

There are no nonstop flights from Lafayette to Chicago, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

Is Lafayette weather warmer or cooler than Chicago?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 93 °F range in August. The weather in Chicago is generally colder than Lafayette's. As flight availability is subject to become more limited as peak season approaches it is ideal to book in a timely manner.

How long is the flight from Lafayette to Chicago?

Airlines like Delta, United Airlines, and American Airlines fly from Lafayette to Chicago in about 4h 46m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 1h 16m. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both nonstop flights and flights with stops.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Lafayette to Chicago round-trip from $178. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Delta, from $206, and United Airlines, from $226. These flights start at 50% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is American Airlines, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $155. However, be on the lookout for offers from United Airlines and Delta, as they are both options that can get you from Lafayette to Chicago for a low price.

Alternative routes for Lafayette to Chicago

Destination information for Chicago

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Lafayette to Chicago
Average temperature for December in Chicago
37.4 °F
Avg rainfall for December in Chicago
1.2 ″

Airports servicing Lafayette

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Top 3 airlines from Lafayette to Chicago

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Lafayette 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
$242 $391 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$241 $396 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$277 $506 No cancel fee N/A
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