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)

All the information you need to plan the best MIA to CHI flight in 2021: 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
Precipitation
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

Round-trip from

$81

From Miami to Chicago (CHI)

One-way from

$40

One-way flight 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%.

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.

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.

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 29% on the flight price compared to flying in the afternoon, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Miami to Chicago in October, November 2021

The best prices found for MIA to CHI flights for October, November
20 Nov - 22 Nov
$37pp
MIA
Miami
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MIA
Miami
20 Nov - 22 Nov
$38pp
MIA
Miami
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MIA
Miami
20 Nov - 22 Nov
$39pp
MIA
Miami
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MIA
Miami

Miami to Chicago 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Miami found for this year
20 Nov - 22 Nov
$37pp
MIA
Miami
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MIA
Miami
20 Nov - 22 Nov
$38pp
MIA
Miami
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MIA
Miami
20 Nov - 22 Nov
$39pp
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
20 Nov - 22 Nov
$37pp
MIA
Miami
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MIA
Miami
20 Nov - 22 Nov
$38pp
MIA
Miami
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MIA
Miami
20 Nov - 22 Nov
$39pp
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
23 Oct - 30 Oct
$59pp
MIA
Miami
Frontier
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
MIA
Miami
23 Oct - 30 Oct
$61pp
MIA
Miami
Frontier
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
MIA
Miami
28 Oct - 31 Oct
$71pp
MIA
Miami
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
MIA
Miami

One-way flights to Chicago from Miami

The cheapest one-way flights from Miami to Chicago
7:30 am - 9:52 am
United Airlines
Nonstop
3h 22m
MIA - ORD
United Airlines
$40
United
2:35 pm - 4:59 pm
American Airlines
Nonstop
3h 24m
MIA - ORD
American Airlines
4:15 pm - 6:37 pm
Alaska Airlines
Nonstop
3h 22m
MIA - ORD
Alaska Airlines
$43
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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 39 flights from Miami to Chicago per day from 7 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, 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 Spirit Airlines for just $37, but on average you can expect to pay $51.

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: Thursday, Friday.

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

On average 7 flights depart from Miami to Chicago per day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 100% 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 20m. Fly via Spirit Airlines, Frontier, or American 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 $37 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Frontier and American Airlines, starting at $46 and $79 round-trip. Users have found that Spirit Airlines is 73% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Spirit Airlines, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $20. Frontier flights start at $27 while deals on United Airlines start at $40 one-way.

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: Cathay Pacific (100%), Japan Airlines (92%), ANA (92%).

What are the cheapest flights from Miami to Chicago?

The cheapest flight price from Miami to Chicago is $51. On average you can expect to pay $536. The most popular route, (Miami - Chicago O'Hare Intl), can usually be booked for $38.

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 72 hours 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 72 hours 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 22m
Average temperature for October in Chicago
64.4 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Chicago
2.6 ″

Airports servicing Miami

Airports servicing Chicago

Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Top 6 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
Frontier
$41 $125 No cancel fee 62%
United Airlines
$54 $224 No cancel fee 69%
Spirit Airlines
$68 $211 No cancel fee 65%
American Airlines
$80 $269 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$95 $320 No cancel fee N/A
JetBlue
$96 $193 No cancel fee 62%

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 50% 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 2% 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
44 daily flights
Monday
43 daily flights
Tuesday
33 daily flights
Wednesday
38 daily flights
Thursday
39 daily flights
Friday
42 daily flights
Saturday
37 daily flights
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