Cheap flights from Lexington to Chicago (LEX - CHI)

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The best prices from Lexington Blue Grass 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
23 - 73.4 °F
CHI
Precipitation
1.7 - 4.9 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 Blue Grass to Chicago (CHI)

One-way from

$209

One-way flight from Lexington Blue Grass to Chicago (CHI)

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Lexington to Chicago?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 28 days in advance, which can save you up to 46% on flights from Lexington to Chicago compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 28 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 $298. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $360.

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

Leaving on a Friday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 56% on the overall cost on flights from Lexington to Chicago.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in January. For low rates, August can be a great choice for travel to Chicago. Flights to Chicago from Lexington in August are about $265 on average during August, but can be found for as low as $116.

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 October, November 2021

The best prices found for LEX to CHI flights for October, November
25 Nov - 29 Nov
$173pp
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 Nov - 21 Nov
$183pp
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
11 Nov - 14 Nov
$191pp
LEX
Lexington Blue Grass
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
LEX
Lexington Blue Grass

Lexington Blue Grass to Chicago 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Lexington found for this year
25 Nov - 29 Nov
$173pp
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
3 Dec - 6 Dec
$175pp
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 Nov - 21 Nov
$183pp
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
25 Nov - 29 Nov
$173pp
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
3 Dec - 6 Dec
$175pp
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
3 Feb - 6 Feb
$177pp
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
4 Nov - 7 Nov
$209pp
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
4 Nov - 7 Nov
$241pp
LEX
Lexington Blue Grass
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LEX
Lexington Blue Grass
2 Nov - 11 Nov
$255pp
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

One-way flights to Chicago from Lexington

The cheapest one-way flights from Lexington to Chicago
2:16 am - 2:55 am
United Airlines
Nonstop
1h 39m
LEX - ORD
United Airlines
$209
United
3:15 pm - 6:58 pm
American Airlines
1 Stop
4h 43m
LEX - ORD
American Airlines
3:31 pm - 12:16 pm
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
45h 45m
LEX - ORD
Multiple Airlines
$289
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Flight FAQs

From Lexington to Chicago

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.

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.

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 United Airlines for just $173, but on average you can expect to pay $194.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Lexington to Chicago under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Lexington to Chicago is less than $225.

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, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

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

Travelers can expect 30 flights from Lexington to Chicago on average per day.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 20% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Noon) - 60% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 3% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 17% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Lexington to Chicago?

Airlines like United Airlines, American Airlines, and Delta fly from Lexington to Chicago in about 1h 35m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 1h 52m. Lexington and Chicago are separated by a distance of 325 mi. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

United Airlines, at $173, was found to be the cheapest airline from Lexington to Chicago.Alternate airlines to your destination round-trip include American Airlines and Delta. United Airlines is currently priced 34% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Allegiant Air. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $98. Users have also found prices from $142 and $188 on American Airlines and Delta, respectively.

What are the most popular routes from Lexington to Chicago?

The most popular flight routes from Lexington to Chicago are Lexington Blue Grass - Chicago O'Hare Intl, Lexington Blue Grass - Chicago Midway and Lexington Blue Grass - Chicago Greater Rockford.

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

Before booking your flight from Lexington to Chicago check out the most popular airlines for this route: Major Airline, American Airlines or Delta.

What are the cheapest flights from Lexington to Chicago?

On average you can expect to pay $426 for a flight from Lexington to Chicago. The cheapest flight overall is $157 while the most popular route, (Lexington Blue Grass - Chicago O'Hare Intl) is currently priced at $191.

What are the most reliable airlines from Lexington to Chicago?

Looking for the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time? Our data shows these are most likely to get you from Lexington to Chicago on time: Iberia (95%), Envoy Air (95%), Japan Airlines (90%).

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Chicago, IL

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Chicago from Lexington?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Chicago within the United States

Most visitors from Lexington Blue Grass need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Chicago.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Lexington Blue Grass must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Chicago.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Lexington Blue Grass are not required to quarantine after entering Chicago.

Do I need a test to fly back to Lexington from Chicago?

Returning to Lexington Blue Grass from Chicago

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Chicago must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Lexington Blue Grass.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Chicago are not required to quarantine after entering Lexington Blue Grass.

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Destination information for Chicago

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Lexington to Chicago.
Flight duration from LEX to Chicago
1h 34m
Average temperature for October in Chicago
64.4 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Chicago
2.6 ″

Airports servicing Lexington

Airports servicing Chicago

Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Top 3 airlines flying from Lexington Blue Grass 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
Delta
$66 $312 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$157 $302 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$157 $284 No cancel fee 71%

Hourly flight availability from Lexington to Chicago

See what time of day planes typically take off from Lexington towards Chicago.
Morning 6 AM to noon 41% of LEX to CHI departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 30% of LEX to CHI departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 17% of LEX to CHI departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 12% 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
10 daily flights
Monday
22 daily flights
Tuesday
20 daily flights
Wednesday
21 daily flights
Thursday
10 daily flights
Friday
17 daily flights
Saturday
15 daily flights
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