Cheap flights from Nashville to Chicago (BNA - CHI)

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The best prices from Nashville to Chicago are usually found in June or September, booked 36 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
$130 - $278
CHI
Temperature
33.8 - 84.2 °F
CHI
Rainfall
0.7 - 4.3 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 30% potential price rise

Cheapest in

June

Best time to find cheap flights, 33% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$130

From Nashville to Chicago

One-way from

$53

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 20 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 20 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 $137, or $157 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

April can be a great time to fly to Chicago from Nashville with a flight ticket averaging about $135. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of April for as cheap as $33. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

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 afternoon. Doing so could potentially save you 59% on the flight price compared to flying at noon, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Nashville to Chicago in March, April 2021

27 Apr - 28 Apr
$57pp
BNA
Nashville Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
BNA
Nashville Intl
13 Apr - 14 Apr
$59pp
BNA
Nashville Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
BNA
Nashville Intl
27 Apr - 28 Apr
$70pp
BNA
Nashville Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
BNA
Nashville Intl

Nashville to Chicago 2021 flight deals

27 Apr - 28 Apr
$57pp
BNA
Nashville Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
BNA
Nashville Intl
19 May - 19 May
$58pp
BNA
Nashville Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
BNA
Nashville Intl
13 Apr - 14 Apr
$59pp
BNA
Nashville Intl
American Airlines
Non-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

27 Apr - 28 Apr
$57pp
BNA
Nashville Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
BNA
Nashville Intl
19 May - 19 May
$58pp
BNA
Nashville Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
BNA
Nashville Intl
13 Apr - 14 Apr
$59pp
BNA
Nashville Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
BNA
Nashville Intl

Last minute flights from Nashville to Chicago

11 Mar - 15 Mar
$111pp
BNA
Nashville Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BNA
Nashville Intl
10 Mar - 14 Mar
$125pp
BNA
Nashville Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BNA
Nashville Intl
10 Mar - 14 Mar
$132pp
BNA
Nashville Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
BNA
Nashville Intl

One-way flights to Chicago from Nashville

6:57 am - 7:44 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
12h 47m
BNA - ORD
Frontier
$53
Gotogate
2:50 am - 6:47 am
Delta
1 Stop
3h 57m
BNA - MDW
Delta
$69
Delta
7:00 am - 3:36 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
32h 36m
BNA - ORD
Multiple Airlines
$73
Gotogate

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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.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Nashville Intl to Chicago to control the spread of COVID-19?

Delta is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travelers flying from Nashville Intl to Chicago are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, social distance seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

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 $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Nashville to Chicago for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on American Airlines for just $57, but on average you can expect to pay $80.

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 $109.

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?

Days when nonstop flights are available for this flight are: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Saturday.

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

28 flight departures from Nashville Intl to Chicago per day on average.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 11% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Noon) - 36% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 43% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 11% 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.

How long is the flight from Nashville to Chicago?

There are many flights that can get you from Nashville to Chicago in 1h 43m. Fly via United Airlines, American Airlines, or Delta to get the fastest option. There are 397 mi between Nashville and Chicago. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both nonstop flights and flights with stops.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Nashville to Chicago round-trip from $57. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Spirit Airlines, from $74, and United Airlines, from $98. American Airlines is currently priced 70% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Nashville 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 $34. Frontier flights start at $48 while deals on American Airlines start at $50 one-way.

Alternative routes for Nashville to Chicago

Destination information for Chicago

Flight duration
1h 42m
Average temperature for March in Chicago
50.0 °F
Avg rainfall for March in Chicago
1.6 ″

Airports servicing Nashville

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Top 6 airlines flying from Nashville to Chicago

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Frontier
$29 $91 No cancel fee 62%
Spirit Airlines
$104 $178 No cancel fee 65%
United Airlines
$68 $219 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$71 $264 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$62 $271 No cancel fee N/A
Linear Air Taxi
$3,984 $6,413 No cancel fee N/A

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Linear Air Taxi. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Hourly flight availability from Nashville to Chicago

Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 47% of BNA to CHI departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 41% of BNA to CHI departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 12% of BNA to CHI departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of BNA to CHI departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Nashville to Chicago
Sunday
14 daily flights
Monday
27 daily flights
Tuesday
14 daily flights
Wednesday
21 daily flights
Thursday
39 daily flights
Friday
29 daily flights
Saturday
10 daily flights
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