Cheap flights from Nashville (BNA) to Chicago (CHI)

BNA — CHI
Feb 11 — Feb 181

The best prices from Nashville Intl to Chicago are usually found in February or October, booked 39 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Tuesday and return on a Saturday

How to find the cheapest flight from Nashville (BNA) to Chicago (CHI)

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

BNA - CHI

Price

$228 - $363

CHI

Temperature

23 - 73.4 °F

CHI

Rainfall

1.7 - 4.9 inches

Popular inAprilHigh demand for flights, 19% potential price rise
Cheapest inFebruaryBest time to find cheap flights, 23% potential price drop
Round-trip from$228From Nashville Intl to Chicago (CHI)
One-way from$59One-way flight from Nashville Intl to Chicago (CHI)

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

Saturday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from Nashville 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 Nashville to Chicago?

Find a great deal and save up to 50% by booking at least 39 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Nashville to Chicago within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $318.

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

Our data shows that February tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Chicago from Nashville. Users have commonly found prices around $295 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $137. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in April.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Nashville to Chicago (BNA - CHI)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Nashville to Chicago in the evening. 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 Nashville to Chicago in February, March 2023

The best prices found for BNA to CHI flights for February, March

Nashville to Chicago 2023 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Nashville found for this year

Cheap United Airlines flights from Nashville to Chicago

  • If you’re traveling from Nashville to Chicago, one of the more common airlines traveling that route is United Airlines. Flights from United Airlines traveling this route typically cost $273.45 RT. This price is typically 43% more expensive than other airlines that offer Nashville to Chicago flights. When booking this route, the cheapest RT price found was $132. The most popular departure airport in Nashville when flying to Chicago is Nashville Intl Airport. The most popular airport to fly into when visiting Chicago is Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport. When flying from Nashville to Chicago, United Airlines flights are 58% more popular than any other airline flying that same route.

Cheap American Airlines flights from Nashville to Chicago

  • If you’re traveling from Nashville to Chicago, one of the more common airlines traveling that route is American Airlines. Flights from American Airlines traveling this route typically cost $309.22 RT. This price is typically 40% more expensive than other airlines that offer Nashville to Chicago flights. When booking this route, the cheapest RT price found was $127. The most popular departure airport in Nashville when flying to Chicago is Nashville Intl Airport. The most popular airport to fly into when visiting Chicago is Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport. When flying from Nashville to Chicago, American Airlines flights are 54% more popular than any other airline flying that same route.

Non-stop flights to Chicago from Nashville

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Last minute flights from Nashville to Chicago

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One-way flights to Chicago from Nashville

The cheapest one-way flights from Nashville to Chicago

Reviews of Airlines Servicing Chicago

Delta
7.9
Good
2,062 reviews

Comfort

7.9

Boarding

8.0

Entertainment

7.8

Food

7.2

Crew

8.5

Overall

7.9

Reviews

1 / 10

Nothing really, even though there is always room for improvement.

Delta
7.9
Good
2,062 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
2,062 reviews

Comfort

7.9

Boarding

8.0

Entertainment

7.8

Food

7.2

Crew

8.5

Overall

7.9

Reviews

1 / 10

Nothing really, even though there is always room for improvement.

United Airlines
7.6
Good
1,205 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
2,062 reviews

Comfort

7.9

Boarding

8.0

Entertainment

7.8

Food

7.2

Crew

8.5

Overall

7.9

Reviews

1 / 10

Nothing really, even though there is always room for improvement.

Allegiant Air
7.5
Good
95 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
2,062 reviews

Comfort

7.9

Boarding

8.0

Entertainment

7.8

Food

7.2

Crew

8.5

Overall

7.9

Reviews

1 / 10

Nothing really, even though there is always room for improvement.

American Airlines
7.4
Good
1,670 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
2,062 reviews

Comfort

7.9

Boarding

8.0

Entertainment

7.8

Food

7.2

Crew

8.5

Overall

7.9

Reviews

1 / 10

Nothing really, even though there is always room for improvement.

Spirit Airlines
6.9
Okay
716 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
2,062 reviews

Comfort

7.9

Boarding

8.0

Entertainment

7.8

Food

7.2

Crew

8.5

Overall

7.9

Reviews

1 / 10

Nothing really, even though there is always room for improvement.

Related info for your journey

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

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

Located just 6.0 mi from the city center, Nashville Intl is the airport most travelers will use when flying to Chicago from Nashville. Booking flights from Nashville Intl (BNA) to Chicago should be relatively easy as there are 50 daily outbound flights to Chicago from 7 different airlines.

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

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like United Airlines, American Airlines, and Frontier flying from Nashville Intl to Chicago have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Nashville to Chicago for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $113, but on average you can expect to pay $129.

Are there nonstop flights from Nashville to Chicago for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Nashville to Chicago under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Nashville to Chicago is less than $172.

Are there last-minute flights available from Nashville to Chicago for under $200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Nashville to Chicago within the next 7 days for less than $200.

What days are nonstop flights available from Nashville to Chicago?

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

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

On average, you can expect to see 20 flights from Nashville to Chicago a day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 55% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 45% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Nashville to Chicago?

There are many flights that can get you from Nashville to Chicago in 1h 41m. Fly via United Airlines, American Airlines, or Spirit Airlines to get the fastest option. The distance from Nashville to Chicago is about 411 mi. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Currently priced at $118, United Airlines will fly you from Nashville to Chicago and back. In addition to United Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from American Airlines and Spirit Airlines - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $124 and $131, respectively. You may be able to fly from Nashville to Chicago for 59% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $57 on Spirit Airlines. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include United Airlines from $59 and Frontier from $72 one-way.

What are the most popular routes from Nashville to Chicago?

When deciding which route to take from Nashville to Chicago consider Nashville Intl - Chicago O'Hare Intl, Nashville Intl - Chicago Midway or Nashville Intl - Chicago Greater Rockford as they are the most popular.

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

Consider American Airlines, Delta or Frontier when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Nashville to Chicago.

What are the most reliable airlines from Nashville 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 Nashville to Chicago on time: Republic Airways (90%), GoJet (85%), ANA (85%).

What are the cheapest flights from Nashville to Chicago?

On average you can expect to pay $1,940 for a flight from Nashville to Chicago. The cheapest flight overall is $89 while the most popular route, (Nashville Intl - Chicago O'Hare Intl) is currently priced at $118.

Alternative routes for Nashville to Chicago

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Top 6 airlines flying from Nashville to Chicago

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Nashville to Chicago choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Juneyao AirlinesCheapest$17Average$23FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time66%COVID-19 safety
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FrontierCheapest$29Average$91FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time62%COVID-19 safety
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American AirlinesCheapest$127Average$309FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%COVID-19 safety
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United AirlinesCheapest$132Average$273FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
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DeltaCheapest$252Average$388FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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Linear Air TaxiCheapest$3,984Average$6,413FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Nashville to Chicago

See what time of day planes typically take off from Nashville to Chicago
19%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
47%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
31%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
3%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM

Weekly flight availability from Nashville to Chicago

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Nashville to Chicago
Sunday56daily flights
Monday59daily flights
Tuesday44daily flights
Wednesday47daily flights
Thursday51daily flights
Friday59daily flights
Saturday39daily flights
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