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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

$36

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 48% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $213 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $293.

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 $182. You can even find prices in August for less than $182, as users have found deals to Chicago from as low as $64. 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 34%.

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 November, December 2020

The best prices found for MIA to CHI flights for November, December
20 Dec - 9 Jan
$43pp
MIA
Miami
Frontier
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
MIA
Miami
20 Dec - 8 Jan
$47pp
MIA
Miami
Frontier
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
MIA
Miami
19 Dec - 2 Jan
$53pp
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

Cheap flights to Chicago from Miami found for next year
20 Dec - 9 Jan
$43pp
MIA
Miami
Frontier
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
MIA
Miami
20 Dec - 8 Jan
$47pp
MIA
Miami
Frontier
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
MIA
Miami
19 Dec - 2 Jan
$53pp
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

Save time with Miami to Chicago direct flight deals
13 Jan - 27 Jan
$27pp
MIA
Miami
Frontier
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
MIA
Miami
6 Jan - 9 Jan
$31pp
MIA
Miami
Frontier
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
MIA
Miami
13 Jan - 27 Jan
$33pp
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

Late deals on round-trip flights to Chicago from Miami, departing today and this week
7 Dec - 19 Dec
$62pp
MIA
Miami
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
MIA
Miami
7 Dec - 20 Dec
$69pp
MIA
Miami
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
MIA
Miami
10 Dec - 4 Jan
$71pp
MIA
Miami
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
MIA
Miami

One-way flights to Chicago from Miami

The cheapest one-way flights from Miami to Chicago
5:45 am - 8:10 am
United Airlines
Nonstop
3h 25m
MIA - ORD
United Airlines
$36
United
4:00 pm - 6:25 pm
American Airlines
Nonstop
3h 25m
MIA - ORD
American Airlines
5:25 am - 7:41 am
Alaska Airlines
Nonstop
3h 16m
MIA - ORD
Alaska Airlines
$57
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Related info for your journey

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

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. JetBlue and Delta are some airlines that have done so. 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 $27, 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 $50.

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: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday.

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

On average, you can expect to see 30 flights from Miami to Chicago a day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 37% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 60% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 3% 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 $47, Frontier can have you in Chicago from Miami in 3h 18m. Miami and Chicago are separated by a distance of 1205 mi. Generally, flights for this route are nonstop.

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

According to our current data, Frontier ($27), and American Airlines ($65) offers the cheapest pricing from Miami to Chicago. Users have found that Frontier is 80% 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 ($17), United Airlines ($36), and American Airlines ($41).

Alternative routes for Miami to Chicago

Destination information for Chicago

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Miami to Chicago
Flight duration
3h 19m
Average temperature for November in Chicago
51.8 °F
Avg rainfall for November in Chicago
2.4 ″

Airports servicing Miami

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Top 6 airlines 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
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

Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 51% of MIA to CHI departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 41% of MIA to CHI departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 7% of MIA to CHI departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of MIA to CHI departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Miami to Chicago
Sunday
34 daily flights
Monday
28 daily flights
Tuesday
12 daily flights
Wednesday
23 daily flights
Thursday
18 daily flights
Friday
24 daily flights
Saturday
28 daily flights
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