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The best prices from Nashville to Chicago are usually found in July or August, booked 48 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Thursday and return on a Tuesday

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

BNA - CHI
Price
$137 - $319
CHI
Temperature
33.8 - 84.2 °F
CHI
Rainfall
0.7 - 4.3 inches
Popular in February High demand for flights, 35% potential price rise
Cheapest in July Best time to find cheap flights, 33% potential price drop
Round-trip from $137 From Nashville to Chicago
One-way from $83 One-way flight from Nashville 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 Nashville to Chicago?

Monday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 117%.

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 37 days in advance to save up to 10% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 37 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Nashville to Chicago 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $177, or $177 for flights within the next 24 hours.

Cheap flights from Nashville to Chicago in July, August 2020

The best prices found for BNA to CHI flights for July, August
22 Jul - 30 Jul
$93pp
BNA
Nashville Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
BNA
Nashville Intl
7 Jul - 18 Jul
$94pp
BNA
Nashville Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
BNA
Nashville Intl
22 Jul - 30 Jul
$97pp
BNA
Nashville Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
BNA
Nashville Intl

Nashville to Chicago 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Nashville found for this year
27 Aug - 31 Aug
$92pp
BNA
Nashville Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
BNA
Nashville Intl
22 Jul - 30 Jul
$93pp
BNA
Nashville Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
BNA
Nashville Intl
7 Jul - 20 Jul
$94pp
BNA
Nashville Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
BNA
Nashville Intl

Non-stop flights to Chicago from Nashville

Save time with Nashville to Chicago direct flight deals
27 Aug - 31 Aug
$92pp
BNA
Nashville Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
BNA
Nashville Intl
22 Jul - 30 Jul
$97pp
BNA
Nashville Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
BNA
Nashville Intl
7 Jul - 13 Jul
$98pp
BNA
Nashville Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
BNA
Nashville Intl

Last minute flights from Nashville to Chicago

Late deals on round-trip flights to Chicago from Nashville, departing today and this week
24 Jun - 4 Jul
$100pp
BNA
Nashville Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
BNA
Nashville Intl
23 Jun - 4 Jul
$180pp
BNA
Nashville Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
BNA
Nashville Intl
28 Jun - 5 Jul
$222pp
BNA
Nashville Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
BNA
Nashville Intl

One-way flights to Chicago from Nashville

The cheapest one-way flights from Nashville to Chicago
3:00 am - 9:15 am
Delta
1 Stop
6h 15m
BNA - ORD
Delta
$83
Delta
3:42 am - 3:03 pm
Allegiant Air
1 Stop
11h 21m
BNA - MDW
Allegiant Air
$89
Kiwi.com
8:30 am - 6:33 pm
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
130h 03m
BNA - ORD
Multiple Airlines
$90
KAYAK

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Nashville to Chicago

Are flight prices decreasing from Nashville 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 Nashville 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.

Can I find flights from Nashville to Chicago for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Nashville to Chicago for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $92, but on average you can expect to pay $103.

Are there nonstop flights from Nashville to Chicago for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Nashville to Chicago under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Nashville to Chicago is less than $170.

Are there last-minute flights available from Nashville to Chicago for under $100?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Nashville to Chicago within the next 7 days for less than $100.

What days are nonstop flights available from Nashville to Chicago?

Days when nonstop flights are available for this flight are: Saturday.

How popular is this flight route?

The Nashville Intl to Chicago flight path was viewed by 102 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What is the cheapest airline for this route?

Southwest Airlines Co. offers the cheapest flights from Nashville to Chicago. Per day you can find on average 187 flights for this route and airline.

How long does the flight from Nashville to Chicago take?

Travelers can expect a nonstop flight to take approximately 2 hours, flying a distance of about 255 miles.

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

1 flight departure from Nashville Intl to Chicago per day on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 100% of flight departures

Is Nashville weather warmer or cooler than Chicago?

With an average temperature of 90 °F, peak weather can be found in July. As a traveler, expect to see changes in flight prices during that period. The temperatures in Chicago are colder than in Nashville.

Alternative routes for Nashville to Chicago

Destination information for Chicago

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Nashville to Chicago
Flight duration
1h 40m
Average temperature for July in Chicago
84.2 °F
Avg rainfall for July in Chicago
3.7 ″

Airports servicing Nashville

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Hourly flight availability from Nashville to Chicago

Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 40% of BNA to CHI departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 35% of BNA to CHI departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 24% of BNA to CHI departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 1% of BNA to CHI departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Nashville to Chicago
Sunday
36 daily flights
Monday
43 daily flights
Tuesday
38 daily flights
Wednesday
40 daily flights
Thursday
41 daily flights
Friday
41 daily flights
Saturday
25 daily flights