Cheap flights from Miami to Chicago (MIA - CHI)

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The best prices from Miami to Chicago are usually found in August or July, booked 21 days in advance, depart on a Friday or Thursday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Miami (MIA) to Chicago (CHI)

All the information you need to plan the best MIA to CHI flight in 2022: compare Miami to Chicago flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Chicago.
MIA - CHI
Price
$81 - $189
CHI
Temperature
23 - 73.4 °F
CHI
Rainfall
1.7 - 4.9 inches

Popular in

October

High demand for flights, 25% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 43% potential price drop

Average price

$129

Average for round-trip flights in May 2022

Round-trip from

$81

From Miami to Chicago (CHI)

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest month to fly from Miami to Chicago?

The best pricing can be found in the month of August. Prices to Chicago from Miami average $141. You can even find prices in August for less than $141, as users have found deals to Chicago from as low as $48. The month of October appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Chicago from Miami. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 33%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Miami to Chicago (MIA - CHI)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Miami to Chicago in the afternoon. Doing so could potentially save you 31% on the flight price compared to flying at noon, which is usually more expensive.

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

Users have found that flying from Miami 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 Miami to Chicago?

Users have found that booking a flight from Miami to Chicago at least 16 days early can save you up to 3% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 16 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Miami to Chicago for as little as $136 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 $143 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

Cheap flights from Miami to Chicago in May, June 2022

The best prices found for MIA to CHI flights for May, June
7 Jun - 8 Jun
$101pp
MIA
Miami
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MIA
Miami
7 Jun - 8 Jun
$105pp
MIA
Miami
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MIA
Miami
7 Jun - 8 Jun
$106pp
MIA
Miami
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MIA
Miami

Miami to Chicago 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Miami found for this year
24 Aug - 28 Aug
$99pp
MIA
Miami
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MIA
Miami
24 Aug - 28 Aug
$100pp
MIA
Miami
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MIA
Miami
7 Jun - 8 Jun
$101pp
MIA
Miami
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MIA
Miami

Non-stop flights to Chicago from Miami

Save time with Miami to Chicago direct flight deals
24 Aug - 28 Aug
$99pp
MIA
Miami
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MIA
Miami
24 Aug - 28 Aug
$100pp
MIA
Miami
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MIA
Miami
7 Jun - 8 Jun
$101pp
MIA
Miami
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MIA
Miami

Last minute flights from Miami to Chicago

Late deals on round-trip flights to Chicago from Miami, departing today and this week
1 Jun - 1 Jun
$124pp
MIA
Miami
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MIA
Miami
1 Jun - 16 Aug
$131pp
MIA
Miami
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MIA
Miami
1 Jun - 10 Jun
$141pp
MIA
Miami
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MIA
Miami

One-way flights to Chicago from Miami

The cheapest one-way flights from Miami to Chicago
9:39 am - 5:05 pm
United Airlines
1 Stop
8h 26m
MIA - ORD
United Airlines
$85
United
9:10 am - 11:37 am
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
3h 27m
MIA - ORD
Spirit Airlines
$103
mytrip.com
6:37 am - 4:33 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
22h 56m
MIA - MDW
Multiple Airlines
$104
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Miami</span> to <span class="emphasized">Chicago</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Miami to Chicago

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

If you book a flight to Chicago from Miami, you will be flying from Miami, which is the city’s only airport. Miami (MIA) is located 6.1 mi from the center of Miami. There are 40 flights from Miami to Chicago per day from 9 different airlines.

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

Some of our airline partners flying from Miami to Chicago have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. American Airlines, Spirit Airlines, and United Airlines are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like American Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Miami to Chicago for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Miami to Chicago for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $99, but on average you can expect to pay $120.

Are there nonstop flights from Miami to Chicago for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Miami to Chicago under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Miami to Chicago is less than $123.

Are there last-minute flights available from Miami to Chicago for under $200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Miami to Chicago within the next 7 days for less than $200.

What days are nonstop flights available from Miami to Chicago?

Nonstop flights can be found on the following days: Sunday, Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

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

On average 28 flights depart from Miami to Chicago per day.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 11% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Noon) - 54% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 7% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 29% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Miami to Chicago?

There are many flights that can get you from Miami to Chicago in 3h 25m. Fly via Spirit Airlines or United Airlines to get the fastest option. The distance between Miami and Chicago is about 1205 mi. All flights are typically nonstop.

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

Our cheapest airline available from Miami to Chicago is Spirit Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $99 on this airline. An additional option worth looking into is United Airlines, starting at $152. Users have found that Spirit Airlines is 29% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

What are the cheapest flights from Miami to Chicago?

The cheapest flight price from Miami to Chicago is $62. On average you can expect to pay $225. The most popular route, (Miami - Chicago O'Hare Intl), can usually be booked for $100.

What are the most reliable airlines from Miami 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 Miami to Chicago on time: ANA (94%), United Airlines (86%), Austrian Airlines (86%).

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

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

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Chicago, IL

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

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Miami must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Chicago.

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

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

Returning to Miami from Chicago

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Chicago must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Miami.

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

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Alternative routes for Miami to Chicago

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

Destination information for Chicago

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Miami to Chicago.
Flight duration from MIA to Chicago
3h 21m
Average temperature for May in Chicago
71.6 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Chicago
4.3 ″

Airports servicing Miami

Airports servicing Chicago

Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Top 7 airlines flying from Miami to Chicago

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Miami 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
Juneyao Airlines
$13 $26 No cancel fee 66%

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

Frontier
$30 $71 No cancel fee 62%
Spirit Airlines
$45 $117 No cancel fee 65%
United Airlines
$48 $152 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$61 $188 No cancel fee 71%
JetBlue
$62 $142 No cancel fee 62%
Delta
$171 $369 No cancel fee N/A

Hourly flight availability from Miami to Chicago

See what time of day planes typically take off from Miami towards Chicago.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 44% of MIA to CHI departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 41% of MIA to CHI departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 10% of MIA to CHI departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 5% of MIA to CHI departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Miami to Chicago
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Miami to Chicago.
Sunday
31 daily flights
Monday
46 daily flights
Tuesday
47 daily flights
Wednesday
38 daily flights
Thursday
47 daily flights
Friday
40 daily flights
Saturday
32 daily flights
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