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 Thursday or Wednesday and return on a Tuesday

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

MIA - CHI
Price
$81 - $189
CHI
Temperature
33.8 - 84.2 °F
CHI
Rainfall
0.7 - 4.3 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

Round-trip from

$81

From Miami to Chicago

One-way from

$49

One-way flight from Miami 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 Miami to Chicago?

Flying to your destination on a Saturday can be more expensive, but this shouldn’t discourage you from finding affordable options to get to Chicago. Check prices with Cheapflights to find a great deal for your trip.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Miami to Chicago, book at least 20 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 10% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $137 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $157.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of April. Prices to Chicago from Miami average $135. You can even find prices in April for less than $135, as users have found deals to Chicago from as low as $33. The month of December 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 49%.

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

It’s typically best to fly out from Miami to Chicago at noon. Doing so could potentially save you 27% on the flight price compared to flying in the afternoon, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Miami to Chicago in February, March 2021

5 Mar - 7 Mar
$41pp
MIA
Miami
Frontier
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
MIA
Miami
5 Mar - 8 Mar
$47pp
MIA
Miami
Frontier
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
MIA
Miami
18 Mar - 23 Mar
$48pp
MIA
Miami
Frontier
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
MIA
Miami

Miami to Chicago 2021 flight deals

29 Apr - 2 May
$37pp
MIA
Miami
Frontier
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
MIA
Miami
13 Apr - 20 Apr
$39pp
MIA
Miami
Frontier
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
MIA
Miami
29 Apr - 2 May
$40pp
MIA
Miami
Frontier
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
MIA
Miami

Non-stop flights to Chicago from Miami

29 Apr - 2 May
$37pp
MIA
Miami
Frontier
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
MIA
Miami
13 Apr - 20 Apr
$39pp
MIA
Miami
Frontier
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
MIA
Miami
29 Apr - 2 May
$40pp
MIA
Miami
Frontier
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
MIA
Miami

Last minute flights from Miami to Chicago

5 Mar - 7 Mar
$41pp
MIA
Miami
Frontier
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
MIA
Miami
5 Mar - 8 Mar
$47pp
MIA
Miami
Frontier
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
MIA
Miami
5 Mar - 7 Mar
$48pp
MIA
Miami
Frontier
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
MIA
Miami

One-way flights to Chicago from Miami

3:45 am - 6:21 am
American Airlines
Nonstop
3h 36m
MIA - ORD
American Airlines
1:00 pm - 5:21 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
29h 21m
MIA - ORD
Frontier
$50
Gotogate
1:55 pm - 1:08 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
24h 13m
MIA - ORD
Multiple Airlines
$57
Gotogate

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Flight FAQs

From Miami to Chicago

Are flight prices decreasing from Miami 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 Miami 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 Miami to Chicago to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Delta is one of them. 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 Miami to Chicago. Policies will vary by airline.

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, United Airlines, and Frontier 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 Frontier for just $37, but on average you can expect to pay $50.

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 $51.

Are there last-minute flights available from Miami to Chicago for under $100?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Miami to Chicago within the next 7 days for less than $100.

What days are nonstop flights available from Miami to Chicago?

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

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

On average, you can expect to see 26 flights from Miami to Chicago a day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 15% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 54% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 31% of flight departures

Is Miami weather warmer or cooler than Chicago?

Expect the weather to be around 91 °F on average in July. As the temperature peaks, try to get your plans done early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. The climate in Chicago is generally colder than in Miami.

How long is the flight from Miami to Chicago?

For as low as $83, American Airlines can have you in Chicago from Miami in 3h 23m. Miami and Chicago are separated by a distance of 1205 mi. Generally, flights for this route are nonstop.

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

According to our current data, Frontier ($37), offers the cheapest pricing from Miami to Chicago. Users have found that Frontier is 73% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Miami to Chicago are Frontier ($20) and American Airlines ($31).

Alternative routes for Miami to Chicago

Destination information for Chicago

Flight duration
3h 20m
Average temperature for February in Chicago
39.2 °F
Avg rainfall for February in Chicago
1.0 ″

Airports servicing Miami

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Top 6 airlines flying from Miami to Chicago

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Frontier
$41 $125 No cancel fee 62%
JetBlue
$96 $193 No cancel fee 62%
Spirit Airlines
$68 $211 No cancel fee 65%
United Airlines
$54 $224 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$80 $269 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$95 $320 No cancel fee N/A

Hourly flight availability from Miami to Chicago

Morning 6 AM to noon 59% of MIA to CHI departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 22% of MIA to CHI departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 15% of MIA to CHI departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 4% of MIA to CHI departures
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Weekly flight availability
from Miami to Chicago
Sunday
16 daily flights
Monday
27 daily flights
Tuesday
19 daily flights
Wednesday
19 daily flights
Thursday
31 daily flights
Friday
25 daily flights
Saturday
18 daily flights
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