Cheap flights from Memphis to Chicago (MEM - CHI)

The best prices from Memphis to Chicago are usually found in August or July, booked 48 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Saturday and return on a Saturday

How to find the cheapest flight from Memphis to Chicago

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

MEM - CHI

Price

$175 - $305

CHI

Temperature

23 - 73.4 °F

CHI

Precipitation

1.7 - 4.9 inches

Popular in

September

High demand for flights, 15% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 32% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$175

From Memphis to Chicago (CHI)

One-way from

$94

One-way flight from Memphis to Chicago (CHI)

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

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Sunday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Memphis to Chicago at least 45 days early can save you up to 70% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 45 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Memphis to Chicago for as little as $346 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $481 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

August can be a great time to fly to Chicago from Memphis with a flight ticket averaging about $259. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of August for as cheap as $96. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of September.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Memphis to Chicago (MEM - CHI)?

When flying from Memphis to Chicago, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the evening, which can drop the price by up to 7% versus a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Memphis to Chicago in January, February 2022

The best prices found for MEM to CHI flights for January, February
Jan 31 - Feb 7
MEM

Memphis

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 56m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

MEM

Memphis

Nonstop

1h 58m
$158

United Airlines

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Deal found 1/16/22

Feb 1 - Mar 31
MEM

Memphis

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

6h 24m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

MEM

Memphis

Nonstop

1h 53m
$165

American Airlines

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Deal found 1/15/22

Feb 8 - Feb 15
MEM

Memphis

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 59m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

MEM

Memphis

1 stop

6h 43m
$167

American Airlines

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Deal found 1/17/22

Memphis to Chicago 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Memphis found for this year
Mar 10 - Mar 14
MEM

Memphis

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 54m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

MEM

Memphis

Nonstop

1h 53m
$158

United Airlines

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Deal found 1/16/22

Mar 22 - Mar 29
MEM

Memphis

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 57m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

MEM

Memphis

1 stop

5h 17m
$165

American Airlines

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Deal found 1/17/22

Feb 8 - Feb 15
MEM

Memphis

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 59m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

MEM

Memphis

1 stop

6h 43m
$167

American Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1/17/22

Non-stop flights to Chicago from Memphis

Save time with Memphis to Chicago direct flight deals
Mar 10 - Mar 14
MEM

Memphis

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 54m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

MEM

Memphis

Nonstop

1h 53m
$158

United Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1/16/22

Feb 18 - Feb 21
MEM

Memphis

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 59m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

MEM

Memphis

Nonstop

1h 59m
$168

United Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1/17/22

Feb 4 - Feb 6
MEM

Memphis

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 58m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

MEM

Memphis

Nonstop

1h 58m
$178

United Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1/16/22

Last minute flights from Memphis to Chicago

Late deals on return flights to Chicago from Memphis, departing today and this week
Jan 27 - Jan 31
MEM

Memphis

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

3 stops

20h 56m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

MEM

Memphis

1 stop

9h 33m
$212

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 1/16/22

Jan 27 - Jan 31
MEM

Memphis

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

13h 57m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

MEM

Memphis

1 stop

9h 33m
$216

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1/16/22

Jan 24 - Jan 27
MEM

Memphis

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

17h 26m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

MEM

Memphis

1 stop

11h 45m
$217

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 1/16/22

One-way flights to Chicago All airports from Memphis

The cheapest one-way flights from Memphis to Chicago
Feb 10
MEM

Memphis

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 59m
$79

American Airlines

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Deal found 1/15/22

Jan 30
MEM

Memphis

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

13h 43m
$82

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 1/17/22

Feb 17
MEM

Memphis

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

11h 40m
$83

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1/16/22

Related info for your journey

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

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

If you book a flight to Chicago from Memphis, you will be flying from Memphis, which is the city’s only airport. Memphis (MEM) is located 8.3 mi from the center of Memphis. There are 22 flights from Memphis to Chicago per day from 5 different airlines.

Which airlines flying from Memphis to Chicago have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

American Airlines, United Airlines, and Delta are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Memphis to Chicago for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on United Airlines for just $158, but on average you can expect to pay $178.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Memphis to Chicago under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Memphis to Chicago is less than $229.

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

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

What days are nonstop flights available from Memphis to Chicago?

Days when nonstop flights are available for this flight are: Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday.

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

On average 3 flights depart from Memphis to Chicago per day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Memphis to Chicago?

United Airlines, American Airlines, and Delta can get you from Memphis to Chicago in just under 1h 54m. Your travel time can differ by up to 4h 30m. There are 494 mi between Memphis and Chicago. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Memphis to Chicago round-trip from $158. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are American Airlines, from $165, and Delta, from $176. Users have found that United Airlines is 39% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

$79 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from American Airlines. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Delta and United Airlines, with prices starting from $88 and $90, respectively.

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

The most popular airlines flying from Memphis to Chicago are Major Airline, American Airlines and Delta. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the most reliable airlines from Memphis to Chicago?

Consider Envoy Air (100%), Mesa Airlines (96%) or Republic Airways (89%) when booking your flight. These represent the most reliable airlines when flying from Memphis to Chicago.

What are the cheapest flights from Memphis to Chicago?

On average you can expect to pay $246 for a flight from Memphis to Chicago. The cheapest flight overall is $48 while the most popular route, (Memphis - Chicago O'Hare Intl) is currently priced at $158.

Can I fly to Chicago from Memphis right now?

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Memphis must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Chicago.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Memphis are not required to quarantine after entering Chicago.

Can I fly back to Memphis from Chicago?

Returning to Memphis from Chicago

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Chicago must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Memphis.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Chicago are not required to quarantine after entering Memphis.

Alternative routes for Memphis to Chicago

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Top 3 airlines flying from Memphis to Chicago

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Memphis to Chicago choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
United Airlines
Cheapest$119
Average$271
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time69%
COVID-19 safety
Delta
Cheapest$124
Average$350
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety
American Airlines
Cheapest$126
Average$294
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time71%
COVID-19 safety

Hourly flight availability from Memphis to Chicago

See what time of day planes typically take off from Memphis to Chicago
4%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
75%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
21%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
0%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM

Weekly flight availability from Memphis to Chicago

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Memphis to Chicago
Sunday22daily flights
Monday23daily flights
Tuesday23daily flights
Wednesday23daily flights
Thursday21daily flights
Friday30daily flights
Saturday14daily flights