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The best prices from Louisville to Chicago are usually found in July or April, booked 32 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Thursday and return on a Thursday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Louisville (SDF) to Chicago (CHI)

SDF - CHI
Price
$193 - $263
CHI
Temperature
33.8 - 84.2 °F
CHI
Rainfall
0.7 - 4.3 inches

Popular in

January

High demand for flights, 18% potential price rise

Cheapest in

July

Best time to find cheap flights, 10% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$193

From Louisville to Chicago

One-way from

$160

One-way flight from Louisville 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 Louisville to Chicago?

Users have found that flying from Louisville 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 Louisville to Chicago?

Find a great deal and save up to 10% by booking at least 20 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Louisville to Chicago within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $137.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, April can be a great choice for travel to Chicago. Flights to Chicago from Louisville in April are about $135 on average during April, but can be found for as low as $33.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Louisville to Chicago (SDF - CHI)?

It’s optimal to fly from Louisville to Chicago in the morning. By choosing this option you can save up to 11% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Louisville to Chicago in January, February 2021

The best prices found for SDF to CHI flights for January, February
5 Feb - 8 Feb
$173pp
SDF
Louisville Standiford Field
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SDF
Louisville Standiford Field
5 Feb - 8 Feb
$181pp
SDF
Louisville Standiford Field
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SDF
Louisville Standiford Field
4 Feb - 7 Feb
$186pp
SDF
Louisville Standiford Field
Major Airline
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Major Airline
Non-Stop
SDF
Louisville Standiford Field

Louisville to Chicago 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Louisville found for this year
5 Feb - 8 Feb
$173pp
SDF
Louisville Standiford Field
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SDF
Louisville Standiford Field
4 Feb - 7 Feb
$186pp
SDF
Louisville Standiford Field
Major Airline
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Major Airline
Non-Stop
SDF
Louisville Standiford Field
18 Jun - 30 Jun
$187pp
SDF
Louisville Standiford Field
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SDF
Louisville Standiford Field

Non-stop flights to Chicago from Louisville

Save time with Louisville to Chicago direct flight deals
5 Feb - 8 Feb
$173pp
SDF
Louisville Standiford Field
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SDF
Louisville Standiford Field
4 Feb - 7 Feb
$186pp
SDF
Louisville Standiford Field
Major Airline
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Major Airline
Non-Stop
SDF
Louisville Standiford Field
18 Jun - 30 Jun
$187pp
SDF
Louisville Standiford Field
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SDF
Louisville Standiford Field

Last minute flights from Louisville to Chicago

Late deals on round-trip flights to Chicago from Louisville, departing today and this week
29 Jan - 1 Feb
$208pp
SDF
Louisville Standiford Field
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SDF
Louisville Standiford Field
29 Jan - 1 Feb
$225pp
SDF
Louisville Standiford Field
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SDF
Louisville Standiford Field
29 Jan - 1 Feb
$232pp
SDF
Louisville Standiford Field
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SDF
Louisville Standiford Field

One-way flights to Chicago from Louisville

The cheapest one-way flights from Louisville to Chicago
3:29 am - 7:45 am
American Airlines
1 Stop
5h 16m
SDF - ORD
American Airlines
2:10 am - 11:51 am
Delta
2 Stops
10h 41m
SDF - ORD
Delta
$166
Delta
9:52 am - 12:06 pm
Allegiant Air
3 Stops
27h 14m
SDF - MDW
Allegiant Air
$231
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Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Louisville to Chicago

Are flight prices decreasing from Standiford Field 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 Standiford Field 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 Louisville Standiford Field to Chicago to control the spread of COVID-19?

Delta is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitizing their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travelers safer while flying from Louisville Standiford Field to Chicago. Policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from Louisville Standiford Field to Chicago have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Louisville Standiford Field 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 Louisville to Chicago for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Louisville to Chicago for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Major Airline for just $186, but on average you can expect to pay $203.

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

Cheapflights has at least 10 direct flights from Louisville to Chicago under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Louisville to Chicago is less than $234.

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

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

Is Standiford Field weather warmer or cooler than Chicago?

Temperatures around the 90 °F's can be experienced in July. The weather in Chicago is colder than in Standiford Field. Plan for potential changes in flight availability as peak weather approaches in this location.

How long is the flight from Louisville to Chicago?

Airlines like United Airlines, Major Airline, and American Airlines fly from Louisville to Chicago in about 1h 30m. The time it takes to get you to your destination is usually consistent. Generally, flights for this route are nonstop.

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

Major Airline, at $186, was found to be the cheapest airline from Louisville to Chicago.Alternate airlines to your destination round-trip include United Airlines and American Airlines. Users have found that Major Airline is 13% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

For one-way options, check prices for American Airlines. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $94. Users have also found prices from $107 and $231 on American Airlines and Delta, respectively.

Destination information for Chicago

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Louisville to Chicago
Flight duration
1h 29m
Average temperature for January in Chicago
33.8 °F
Avg rainfall for January in Chicago
0.7 ″

Airports servicing Louisville

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Top 4 airlines flying from Louisville to Chicago

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Louisville 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
United Airlines
$94 $232 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$99 $247 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$206 $341 No cancel fee N/A
Linear Air Taxi
$1,926 $4,781 No cancel fee N/A

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Linear Air Taxi. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Hourly flight availability from Louisville to Chicago

Morning 6 AM to noon 80% of SDF to CHI departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 19% of SDF to CHI departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of SDF to CHI departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of SDF to CHI departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Louisville to Chicago
Sunday
13 daily flights
Monday
13 daily flights
Tuesday
8 daily flights
Wednesday
8 daily flights
Thursday
12 daily flights
Friday
13 daily flights
Saturday
8 daily flights
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