Cheap flights from Missoula (MSO) to Chicago (CHI) from $128

This is the cheapest one-way flight price, found on 9/21. Prices may vary by date and flight preferences.
MSO — CHI
Sep 26 — Oct 31

The best prices from Missoula Johnson-Bell Field to Chicago are usually found in February or April, booked 57 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Saturday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from Missoula (MSO) to Chicago (CHI)

All the information you need to plan the best MSO to CHI flight in 2023: compare Missoula to Chicago flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Chicago.

Popular in

June

Cheapest in

February

Round-trip from

$207

One-way from

$205
High demand for flights, 26% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 36% potential price drop
From Missoula Johnson-Bell Field to Chicago (CHI)
One-way flight from Missoula Johnson-Bell Field to Chicago (CHI)

MSO - CHI

Price

$207 - $364

CHI

Temperature

23 - 73.4 °F

CHI

Rainfall

1.7 - 4.9 inches

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

Sunday flights are found to be more expensive to fly from Missoula to Chicago. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Chicago.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Missoula to Chicago, book at least 58 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 15% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $622 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $703.

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

February is one of the best times of the year to fly to Chicago from Missoula. Prices for February average $521 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $276. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of June. Opting for a February flight can save you 35% on your journey compared to booking in June

When is the cheapest time to fly from Missoula to Chicago (MSO - CHI)?

Unlike in the afternoon, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 30% on flights from Missoula to Chicago by exploring options for tickets at noon.

Cheap Delta flights from Missoula to Chicago

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Cheap American Airlines flights from Missoula to Chicago

Some of the lowest-priced American Airlines flights we've found at this time heading from Missoula to Chicago. Deals frequently update to provide users with more options.

Cheap Missoula to Chicago flights in September & October 2023

The best prices found for MSO to CHI flights for September, October
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Missoula to Chicago 2023 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Missoula found for this year
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One-way flights to Chicago from Missoula

The cheapest one-way flights from Missoula to Chicago
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Return

Price

Missoula Johnson-Bell FieldChicago O'Hare Intl

MSO - ORD

MSOORD

Missoula Johnson-Bell Field

Tue 10/31

1 stop5h 59m

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Tue 11/7

1 stop6h 26m

Missoula Johnson-Bell FieldChicago O'Hare Intl

MSO - ORD

MSOORD

Missoula Johnson-Bell Field

Tue 10/31

1 stop5h 59m

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Tue 11/7

2 stops12h 02m

Missoula Johnson-Bell FieldChicago Midway

MSO - MDW

MSOMDW

Missoula Johnson-Bell Field

Tue 10/31

2 stops9h 28m

Chicago Midway

Tue 11/7

1 stop6h 54m

Missoula Johnson-Bell FieldChicago Midway

MSO - MDW

MSOMDW

Missoula Johnson-Bell Field

Tue 10/31

2 stops9h 28m

Chicago Midway

Tue 11/7

2 stops11h 55m

Missoula Johnson-Bell FieldChicago O'Hare Intl

MSO - ORD

MSOORD

Missoula Johnson-Bell Field

Sat 10/14

1 stop5h 42m

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Wed 10/25

1 stop7h 18m

Missoula Johnson-Bell FieldChicago O'Hare Intl

MSO - ORD

MSOORD

Missoula Johnson-Bell Field

Mon 10/16

1 stop22h 12m

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Sat 10/21

1 stop8h 36m

Missoula Johnson-Bell FieldChicago O'Hare Intl

MSO - ORD

MSOORD

Missoula Johnson-Bell Field

Sat 10/14

1 stop5h 36m

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Wed 10/25

2 stops14h 29m

Missoula Johnson-Bell FieldChicago O'Hare Intl

MSO - ORD

MSOORD

Missoula Johnson-Bell Field

Fri 10/6

1 stop15h 50m

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Wed 10/11

2 stops18h 54m

Missoula Johnson-Bell FieldChicago O'Hare Intl

MSO - ORD

MSOORD

Missoula Johnson-Bell Field

Fri 11/10

2 stops8h 28m

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Fri 11/10

1 stop7h 03m

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Deals found on 9/20

Reviews of airlines servicing Chicago

Peruse reviews from past customers who have flown with Delta, American Airlines and United Airlines from Missoula to Chicago to help guide your decision. Reviews also offer insight into each airline's entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
Alaska Airlines
8.1
Very good
1,393 reviews

Crew

8.6

Overall

8.1

Boarding

8.3

Comfort

8.0

Food

7.2

Entertainment

7.2

Reviews

1 / 10

I appreciated that we departed & arrived on time. I was very cold on the plane, despite wearing 2 jackets, & will bring a blanket next time. I appreciated the hot tea & cookie I was served. I also appreciated that our luggage was not lost or damaged.

Alaska Airlines
8.1
Very good
1,393 reviews
Alaska Airlines
8.1
Very good
1,393 reviews

Crew

8.6

Overall

8.1

Boarding

8.3

Comfort

8.0

Food

7.2

Entertainment

7.2

Reviews

1 / 10

I appreciated that we departed & arrived on time. I was very cold on the plane, despite wearing 2 jackets, & will bring a blanket next time. I appreciated the hot tea & cookie I was served. I also appreciated that our luggage was not lost or damaged.

Delta
7.9
Good
3,019 reviews
Alaska Airlines
8.1
Very good
1,393 reviews

Crew

8.6

Overall

8.1

Boarding

8.3

Comfort

8.0

Food

7.2

Entertainment

7.2

Reviews

1 / 10

I appreciated that we departed & arrived on time. I was very cold on the plane, despite wearing 2 jackets, & will bring a blanket next time. I appreciated the hot tea & cookie I was served. I also appreciated that our luggage was not lost or damaged.

United Airlines
7.4
Good
1,890 reviews
Alaska Airlines
8.1
Very good
1,393 reviews

Crew

8.6

Overall

8.1

Boarding

8.3

Comfort

8.0

Food

7.2

Entertainment

7.2

Reviews

1 / 10

I appreciated that we departed & arrived on time. I was very cold on the plane, despite wearing 2 jackets, & will bring a blanket next time. I appreciated the hot tea & cookie I was served. I also appreciated that our luggage was not lost or damaged.

American Airlines
7.2
Good
2,635 reviews
Alaska Airlines
8.1
Very good
1,393 reviews

Crew

8.6

Overall

8.1

Boarding

8.3

Comfort

8.0

Food

7.2

Entertainment

7.2

Reviews

1 / 10

I appreciated that we departed & arrived on time. I was very cold on the plane, despite wearing 2 jackets, & will bring a blanket next time. I appreciated the hot tea & cookie I was served. I also appreciated that our luggage was not lost or damaged.

Related info for your journey

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

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

Located just 5.5 mi from the city center, Missoula Johnson-Bell Field is the airport most travelers will use when flying to Chicago from Missoula. Booking flights from Johnson-Bell Field (MSO) to Chicago should be relatively easy as there are 0 daily outbound flights to Chicago from 3 different airlines.

Can I find flights from Missoula to Chicago for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Missoula to Chicago for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Delta for just $282, but on average you can expect to pay $424.

Are there last-minute flights available from Missoula to Chicago for under $400?

There are currently 12+ open flights from Missoula to Chicago within the next 7 days for less than $400.

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

According to our current data, Delta ($282), United Airlines ($412), and American Airlines ($438) offers the cheapest pricing from Missoula to Chicago. Users have found that Delta is 45% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Missoula to Chicago are American Airlines ($179), Alaska Airlines ($205), and Delta ($413).

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

What are the most reliable airlines from Missoula to Chicago?

The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from Missoula to Chicago are American Airlines (82%), Qatar Airways (82%) and Alaska Airlines (82%).

What are the cheapest flights from Missoula to Chicago?

While on average a flight from Missoula to Chicago is generally $429, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $248. When looking at the most popular route, (Missoula Johnson-Bell Field - Chicago O'Hare Intl), you can expect to pay $282 for that flight.

What does MSO to ORD mean?

Great question - MSO to ORD just means Missoula Johnson-Bell Field Airport to Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport. Now you’ll know what these unique codes when you look for flights! Chicago Midway Airport (MDW), Chicago Greater Rockford Airport (RFD) are other airports near this flight route and their unique identifiers/IATA codes.

Top 3 airlines flying from Missoula to Chicago

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Missoula to Chicago choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-time
American AirlinesCheapest$226Average$389FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%
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United AirlinesCheapest$226Average$393FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%
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DeltaCheapest$226Average$538FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/A
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