Cheap flights from Lexington to Chicago (LEX - CHI)

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The best prices from Lexington to Chicago are usually found in August or April, booked 29 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Thursday and return on a Saturday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Lexington (LEX) to Chicago (CHI)

All the information you need to plan the best LEX to CHI flight in 2021: compare Lexington to Chicago flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Chicago.
LEX - CHI
Price
$211 - $389
CHI
Temperature
33.8 - 84.2 °F
CHI
Rainfall
0.7 - 4.3 inches

Popular in

January

High demand for flights, 32% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 20% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$211

From Lexington to Chicago

One-way from

$196

One-way flight from Lexington 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 Lexington to Chicago?

Travelers have found that booking a Friday departure is the best way to save up to 56% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 20 days in advance to save up to 10% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 20 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Lexington to Chicago 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $137, or $157 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

April can be a great time to fly to Chicago from Lexington with a flight ticket averaging about $135. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of April for as cheap as $33. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Lexington to Chicago (LEX - CHI)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Lexington to Chicago in the evening. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 28% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Lexington to Chicago in May, June 2021

The best prices found for LEX to CHI flights for May, June
3 Jun - 7 Jun
$218pp
LEX
Lexington Blue Grass
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LEX
Lexington Blue Grass
13 Jun - 20 Jun
$223pp
LEX
Lexington Blue Grass
Allegiant Air
   
2 STOPS
MDW
Chicago Midway
MDW
Chicago Midway
Allegiant Air
 
1 STOP
LEX
Lexington Blue Grass
16 Jun - 20 Jun
$224pp
LEX
Lexington Blue Grass
Allegiant Air
 
1 STOP
MDW
Chicago Midway
MDW
Chicago Midway
Allegiant Air
 
1 STOP
LEX
Lexington Blue Grass

Lexington to Chicago 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Lexington found for this year
18 Sep - 22 Sep
$115pp
LEX
Lexington Blue Grass
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
LEX
Lexington Blue Grass
18 Sep - 22 Sep
$123pp
LEX
Lexington Blue Grass
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
LEX
Lexington Blue Grass
17 Sep - 20 Sep
$124pp
LEX
Lexington Blue Grass
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LEX
Lexington Blue Grass

Non-stop flights to Chicago from Lexington

Save time with Lexington to Chicago direct flight deals
18 Sep - 22 Sep
$115pp
LEX
Lexington Blue Grass
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
LEX
Lexington Blue Grass
17 Sep - 20 Sep
$124pp
LEX
Lexington Blue Grass
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LEX
Lexington Blue Grass
18 Sep - 20 Sep
$133pp
LEX
Lexington Blue Grass
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
LEX
Lexington Blue Grass

Last minute flights from Lexington to Chicago

Late deals on round-trip flights to Chicago from Lexington, departing today and this week
24 May - 28 May
$268pp
LEX
Lexington Blue Grass
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LEX
Lexington Blue Grass
20 May - 22 May
$297pp
LEX
Lexington Blue Grass
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LEX
Lexington Blue Grass
20 May - 23 May
$305pp
LEX
Lexington Blue Grass
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
LEX
Lexington Blue Grass

One-way flights to Chicago from Lexington

The cheapest one-way flights from Lexington to Chicago
10:40 am - 4:02 am
United Airlines
2 Stops
18h 22m
LEX - ORD
United Airlines
$196
United
5:15 pm - 2:43 pm
Allegiant Air
3 Stops
22h 28m
LEX - MDW
Allegiant Air
$244
Kiwi.com
2:00 am - 8:30 am
Delta
2 Stops
7h 30m
LEX - MDW
Delta
$283
Delta

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Flight FAQs

From Lexington to Chicago

Are flight prices decreasing from Lexington 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 Lexington 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.

Which airlines flying from Lexington Blue Grass to Chicago have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like American Airlines, United Airlines, and Delta flying from Lexington Blue Grass to Chicago have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

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

If you book a flight to Chicago from Lexington, you will be flying from Blue Grass, which is the city’s only airport. Lexington Blue Grass (LEX) is located 5.6 mi from the center of Lexington. There are 16 flights from Blue Grass to Chicago per day from 3 different airlines.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Lexington to Chicago for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on American Airlines for just $115, but on average you can expect to pay $174.

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

Cheapflights has at least 16 direct flights from Lexington to Chicago under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Lexington to Chicago is less than $300.

Are there last-minute flights available from Lexington to Chicago for under $300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Lexington to Chicago within the next 7 days for less than $300.

What days are nonstop flights available from Lexington to Chicago?

Nonstop flights are available for this route on the following days: Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday.

Is Lexington weather warmer or cooler than Chicago?

Temperatures around the 88 °F's can be experienced in July. The weather in Chicago is colder than in Lexington. Plan for potential changes in flight availability as peak weather approaches in this location.

How long is the flight from Lexington to Chicago?

United Airlines, American Airlines, and Delta can get you from Lexington to Chicago in just under 1h 32m. Your travel time can differ by up to 2h 20m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Our cheapest airline available from Lexington to Chicago is American Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $115 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are United Airlines and Delta, starting at $124 and $151 round-trip. American Airlines is currently priced 56% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is United Airlines, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $120. However, be on the lookout for offers from Allegiant Air and American Airlines, as they are both options that can get you from Lexington to Chicago for a low price.

Destination information for Chicago

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Lexington to Chicago.
Flight duration
1h 31m
Average temperature for May in Chicago
71.6 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Chicago
4.3 ″

Airports servicing Lexington

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Top 3 airlines flying from Lexington to Chicago

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Lexington 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
$157 $284 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$157 $302 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$66 $312 No cancel fee N/A

Hourly flight availability from Lexington to Chicago

See what time of day planes typically take off from Lexington towards Chicago.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 46% of LEX to CHI departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 36% of LEX to CHI departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 18% of LEX to CHI departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of LEX to CHI departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Lexington to Chicago
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Lexington to Chicago.
Sunday
19 daily flights
Monday
17 daily flights
Tuesday
13 daily flights
Wednesday
16 daily flights
Thursday
16 daily flights
Friday
19 daily flights
Saturday
15 daily flights
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