Cheap flights from Louisville (SDF) to Chicago (CHI)

SDF — CHI
Aug 13 — Aug 201

The best prices from Louisville Standiford Field to Chicago are usually found in February or December, booked 44 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Monday and return on a Friday

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

All the information you need to plan the best SDF to CHI flight in 2022: compare Louisville to Chicago flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Chicago.

SDF - CHI

Price

$142 - $379

CHI

Temperature

23 - 73.4 °F

CHI

Rainfall

1.7 - 4.9 inches

Popular inJuneHigh demand for flights, 37% potential price rise
Cheapest inFebruaryBest time to find cheap flights, 40% potential price drop
Round-trip from$142From Louisville Standiford Field to Chicago (CHI)
One-way from$138One-way flight from Louisville Standiford Field to Chicago (CHI)

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

Flights from Louisville to Chicago are found to be more expensive on Saturday. This shouldn't discourage you from searching as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Chicago.

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

To save up to 83% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 42 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Louisville to Chicago from $262 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $363 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in June. For low rates, February can be a great choice for travel to Chicago. Flights to Chicago from Louisville in February are about $239 on average during February, but can be found for as low as $107.

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

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Louisville 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 57% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Louisville to Chicago in August, September 2022

The best prices found for SDF to CHI flights for August, September
Sep 3 - Sep 20
SDF

Louisville Standiford Field

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 39m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

SDF

Louisville Standiford Field

Nonstop

1h 32m
$175

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 6/8/22

Sep 3 - Sep 20
SDF

Louisville Standiford Field

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 39m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

SDF

Louisville Standiford Field

1 stop

3h 56m
$182

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 6/8/22

Sep 2 - Sep 4
SDF

Louisville Standiford Field

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 29m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

SDF

Louisville Standiford Field

Nonstop

1h 26m
$186

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 7/8/22

Louisville to Chicago 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Louisville found for this year
Sep 3 - Sep 20
SDF

Louisville Standiford Field

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 39m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

SDF

Louisville Standiford Field

Nonstop

1h 32m
$175

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 6/8/22

Sep 3 - Sep 20
SDF

Louisville Standiford Field

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 39m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

SDF

Louisville Standiford Field

1 stop

3h 56m
$182

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 6/8/22

Sep 2 - Sep 4
SDF

Louisville Standiford Field

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 29m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

SDF

Louisville Standiford Field

Nonstop

1h 26m
$186

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 7/8/22

Cheap United Airlines flights from Louisville to Chicago

Sep 3 - Sep 20
SDF

Louisville Standiford Field

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 39m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

SDF

Louisville Standiford Field

Nonstop

1h 32m
$175

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 6/8/22

Sep 2 - Sep 4
SDF

Louisville Standiford Field

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 29m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

SDF

Louisville Standiford Field

Nonstop

1h 26m
$186

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 7/8/22

Sep 9 - Sep 24
SDF

Louisville Standiford Field

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 26m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

SDF

Louisville Standiford Field

Nonstop

1h 32m
$223

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 5/8/22

Cheap Delta flights from Louisville to Chicago

Sep 3 - Sep 20
SDF

Louisville Standiford Field

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

5h 13m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

SDF

Louisville Standiford Field

1 stop

5h 04m
$197

Delta

Pick Dates

Deal found 6/8/22

Oct 11 - Oct 31
SDF

Louisville Standiford Field

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

7h 07m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

SDF

Louisville Standiford Field

1 stop

3h 17m
$234

Delta

Pick Dates

Deal found 6/8/22

Nov 10 - Nov 15
SDF

Louisville Standiford Field

MDW

Chicago Midway

1 stop

5h 26m
MDW

Chicago Midway

SDF

Louisville Standiford Field

1 stop

4h 29m
$236

Delta

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

Non-stop flights to Chicago from Louisville

Save time with Louisville to Chicago direct flight deals
Sep 3 - Sep 20
SDF

Louisville Standiford Field

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 39m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

SDF

Louisville Standiford Field

Nonstop

1h 32m
$175

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 6/8/22

Sep 2 - Sep 4
SDF

Louisville Standiford Field

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 29m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

SDF

Louisville Standiford Field

Nonstop

1h 26m
$186

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 7/8/22

Oct 11 - Nov 1
SDF

Louisville Standiford Field

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 36m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

SDF

Louisville Standiford Field

Nonstop

1h 31m
$218

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 6/8/22

Last minute flights from Louisville to Chicago

Late deals on return flights to Chicago from Louisville, departing today and this week
Aug 17 - Aug 19
SDF

Louisville Standiford Field

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

7h 27m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

SDF

Louisville Standiford Field

1 stop

22h 08m
$292

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 5/8/22

Aug 15 - Aug 20
SDF

Louisville Standiford Field

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 39m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

SDF

Louisville Standiford Field

Nonstop

1h 33m
$297

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 5/8/22

Aug 15 - Aug 20
SDF

Louisville Standiford Field

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 34m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

SDF

Louisville Standiford Field

1 stop

5h 07m
$299

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 5/8/22

One-way flights to Chicago from Louisville

The cheapest one-way flights from Louisville to Chicago
Aug 29
SDF

Louisville Standiford Field

MDW

Chicago Midway

1 stop

13h 04m
$78

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 5/8/22

Sep 11
SDF

Louisville Standiford Field

MDW

Chicago Midway

1 stop

19h 48m
$84

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

Sep 11
SDF

Louisville Standiford Field

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

29h 43m
$91

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 5/8/22

Related info for your journey

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

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

Louisville Standiford Field (SDF), located 5.3 mi from the city center, is the airport you fly out of when you book flights from Louisville to Chicago. 7 airlines have flights from Standiford Field to Chicago on a regular basis. Booking flights from Louisville Standiford Field to Chicago should not be difficult; the airport handles an average of 23 outbound flights to Chicago per day.

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 United Airlines, American 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 United Airlines for just $175, but on average you can expect to pay $217.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Louisville to Chicago under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Louisville to Chicago is less than $245.

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.

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

Our cheapest airline available from Louisville to Chicago is United Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $175 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Delta and American Airlines, starting at $197 and $225 round-trip. United Airlines is currently priced 26% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Louisville to Chicago are Spirit Airlines ($106), United Airlines ($109), and American Airlines ($117).

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

Consider American Airlines, Juneyao Airlines or SilkAir when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Louisville to Chicago.

What are the most reliable airlines from Louisville to Chicago?

The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from Louisville to Chicago are Aer Lingus (100%), GoJet (100%) and Lufthansa (98%).

What are the cheapest flights from Louisville to Chicago?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $109. While the most popular route (Louisville Standiford Field - Chicago O'Hare Intl) can be booked for $218 on average our data indicates $283 when flying from Louisville to Chicago.

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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.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
United AirlinesCheapest$97Average$216FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
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American AirlinesCheapest$117Average$297FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%COVID-19 safety
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DeltaCheapest$132Average$283FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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Linear Air TaxiCheapest$1,926Average$4,781FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Louisville to Chicago

See what time of day planes typically take off from Louisville to Chicago
22%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
45%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
30%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
3%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM

Weekly flight availability from Louisville to Chicago

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Louisville to Chicago
Sunday25daily flights
Monday25daily flights
Tuesday24daily flights
Wednesday24daily flights
Thursday24daily flights
Friday24daily flights
Saturday19daily flights