Cheap flights from Montana (MT) to Chicago (CHI)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Montana to Chicago (CHI)

All the information you need to plan the best null to CHI flight in 2022: compare Montana to Chicago flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Chicago.
When is the cheapest time to fly from Montana to Chicago (MT - CHI)?

When flying from Montana to Chicago, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

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

Flights from Montana to Chicago lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Montana to Chicago in August, with the cheapest ticket starting at $196.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Montana to Chicago, book at least 51 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 $497 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $633.

Cheap flights from Montana to Chicago in January, February 2022

The best prices found for Montana to CHI flights for January, February
3 Feb - 7 Feb
$172pp
BIL
Billings Logan Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
BIL
Billings Logan Intl
11 Feb - 13 Feb
$189pp
BIL
Billings Logan Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
BIL
Billings Logan Intl
11 Feb - 15 Feb
$193pp
BIL
Billings Logan Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
   
2 STOPS
BIL
Billings Logan Intl

Montana to Chicago 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Montana found for this year
3 Feb - 7 Feb
$172pp
BIL
Billings Logan Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
BIL
Billings Logan Intl
11 Feb - 13 Feb
$189pp
BIL
Billings Logan Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
BIL
Billings Logan Intl
11 Feb - 15 Feb
$193pp
BIL
Billings Logan Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
   
2 STOPS
BIL
Billings Logan Intl

Non-stop flights to Chicago from Montana

Save time with Montana to Chicago direct flight deals
11 Feb - 14 Feb
$258pp
BZN
Bozeman Gallatin Field
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
BZN
Bozeman Gallatin Field
22 Jun - 27 Jun
$258pp
MSO
Missoula Johnson-Bell Field
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
MSO
Missoula Johnson-Bell Field
22 Apr - 26 Apr
$270pp
BZN
Bozeman Gallatin Field
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
BZN
Bozeman Gallatin Field

Last minute flights from Montana to Chicago

Late deals on round-trip flights to Chicago from Montana, departing today and this week
27 Jan - 31 Jan
$253pp
GTF
Great Falls
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
GTF
Great Falls
27 Jan - 31 Jan
$303pp
GTF
Great Falls
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
GTF
Great Falls
28 Jan - 30 Jan
$307pp
BZN
Bozeman Gallatin Field
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
BZN
Bozeman Gallatin Field

One-way flights to Chicago from Montana

The cheapest one-way flights from Montana to Chicago
9:20 am - 6:21 pm
American Airlines
1 Stop
8h 01m
MSO - ORD
American Airlines
10:32 am - 7:59 pm
United Airlines
1 Stop
8h 27m
MSO - ORD
United Airlines
$138
United
6:19 am - 10:21 am
Alaska Airlines
Nonstop
3h 02m
BZN - ORD
Alaska Airlines
$140
Alaska Airlines

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Montana to Chicago

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from Montana to Chicago that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are United Airlines, Delta, and American Airlines. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Montana to Chicago for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Montana to Chicago for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on American Airlines for just $172, but on average you can expect to pay $255.

Are there nonstop flights from Montana to Chicago for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Montana to Chicago under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Montana to Chicago is less than $307.

Are there last-minute flights available from Montana to Chicago for under $300?

There are currently 14+ open flights from Montana to Chicago within the next 7 days for less than $300.

What days are nonstop flights available from Montana to Chicago?

Nonstop flights can be found on the following days: Saturday.

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

2 flight departures from Montana to Chicago per day on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Montana to Chicago?

For as low as $172, American Airlines can have you in Chicago from Montana in 2h 58m. The distance between Montana and Chicago is about 1189 mi. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Montana to Chicago are Delta ($128), American Airlines ($128), and United Airlines ($135).

What are the most popular routes from Montana to Chicago?

When deciding which route to take from Montana to Chicago consider Bozeman Gallatin Field - Chicago O'Hare Intl, Bozeman Gallatin Field - Chicago Midway or Missoula Johnson-Bell Field - Chicago O'Hare Intl as they are the most popular.

What are the cheapest flights from Montana to Chicago?

On average you can expect to pay $323 for a flight from Montana to Chicago. The cheapest flight overall is $74 while the most popular route, (Bozeman Gallatin Field - Chicago O'Hare Intl) is currently priced at $271.

What are the most reliable airlines from Montana to Chicago?

No one likes to see their flight delayed. When booking a flight from Montana to Chicago consider choosing Envoy Air (88%), SkyWest Airlines (86%) or United Airlines (80%) as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

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

When booking a flight from Montana to Chicago, you may want to consider flying on Major Airline, American Airlines or Alaska Airlines as they are the most popular for this route.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Chicago, IL

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

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Montana must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Chicago.

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

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

Returning to Montana from Chicago

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Chicago must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Montana.

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

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Departure points for flights from Montana to Chicago

Select to see more specific information for flights to Chicago from all departure points in Montana.

Destination information for Chicago

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Montana to Chicago.
Flight duration from Montana to Chicago
3h 12m
Average temperature for January in Chicago
33.8 °F
Avg rainfall for January in Chicago
0.7 ″

Airports servicing

Butte Silver Bow Co (BTM)
Bozeman (BZN)
Kalispell (FCA)
Glendive Mont Dawson (GDV)
Glasgow (GGW)

Airports servicing Chicago

Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Top 5 airlines flying from Montana to Chicago

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Montana 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
$130 $253 No cancel fee 62%
Alaska Airlines
$139 $328 No cancel fee 75%
Delta
$142 $465 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$150 $404 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$164 $431 No cancel fee 69%
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