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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

$70

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 October, November 2020

The best prices found for BNA to CHI flights for October, November
20 Nov - 23 Nov
$113pp
BNA
Nashville Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BNA
Nashville Intl
13 Nov - 16 Nov
$116pp
BNA
Nashville Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BNA
Nashville Intl
6 Nov - 6 Nov
$121pp
BNA
Nashville Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
BNA
Nashville Intl

Nashville to Chicago 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Nashville found for this year
10 Dec - 14 Dec
$87pp
BNA
Nashville Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BNA
Nashville Intl
3 Dec - 7 Dec
$90pp
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 Dec - 14 Dec
$99pp
BNA
Nashville Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BNA
Nashville Intl

Non-stop flights to Chicago from Nashville

Save time with Nashville to Chicago direct flight deals
22 Apr - 27 Apr
$142pp
BNA
Nashville Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
BNA
Nashville Intl
9 Dec - 14 Dec
$167pp
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 Nov - 14 Nov
$177pp
BNA
Nashville Intl
United 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
6 Nov - 6 Nov
$121pp
BNA
Nashville Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
BNA
Nashville Intl
6 Nov - 13 Nov
$130pp
BNA
Nashville Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
BNA
Nashville Intl
6 Nov - 8 Nov
$131pp
BNA
Nashville Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BNA
Nashville Intl

One-way flights to Chicago from Nashville

The cheapest one-way flights from Nashville to Chicago
8:55 am - 5:01 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
8h 06m
BNA - ORD
Frontier
$70
FlightNetwork
3:54 am - 5:45 am
United Airlines
Nonstop
1h 51m
BNA - ORD
United Airlines
$85
United
1:00 am - 5:20 am
American Airlines
1 Stop
4h 20m
BNA - ORD
American Airlines

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.

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

Southwest and Delta are some 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 Spirit Airlines for just $87, but on average you can expect to pay $117.

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 $230.

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, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

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

57 flight departures from Nashville Intl to Chicago per day on average.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 16% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Noon) - 61% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 23% 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 45m. Fly via American Airlines or Delta to get the fastest option. There are 411 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 $87. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are American Airlines, from $117, and Delta, from $126. Spirit Airlines is currently priced 55% 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 $43. Frontier flights start at $70 while deals on American Airlines start at $83 one-way.

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 October in Chicago
64.4 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Chicago
2.6 ″

Airports servicing Nashville

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Hourly flight availability from Nashville to Chicago

Morning 6 AM to noon 44% of BNA to CHI departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 42% of BNA to CHI departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 11% of BNA to CHI departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 3% of BNA to CHI departures
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Weekly flight availability
from Nashville to Chicago
Sunday
43 daily flights
Monday
41 daily flights
Tuesday
26 daily flights
Wednesday
16 daily flights
Thursday
37 daily flights
Friday
42 daily flights
Saturday
30 daily flights
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