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

BNA — CHI
May 29 — Jun 51

The best prices from Nashville Intl to Chicago are usually found in June or September, booked 36 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Wednesday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from Nashville to Chicago

All the information you need to plan the best BNA to CHI flight in 2022: compare Nashville to Chicago flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Chicago.

BNA - CHI

Price

$130 - $278

CHI

Temperature

23 - 73.4 °F

CHI

Rainfall

1.7 - 4.9 inches

Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 30% potential price rise
Cheapest inJuneBest time to find cheap flights, 33% potential price drop
Round-trip from$130From Nashville Intl to Chicago (CHI)
One-way from$108One-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 33% by booking at least 36 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 $201.

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

Our data shows that June tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Chicago from Nashville. Users have commonly found prices around $195 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $79. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in 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 evening. Doing so could potentially save you 53% on the flight price compared to flying in the morning, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Nashville to Chicago in May, June 2022

The best prices found for BNA to CHI flights for May, June
May 24 - May 24
BNA

Nashville Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

2h 00m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

BNA

Nashville Intl

1 stop

6h 01m
$156

American Airlines

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Deal found 21/5/22

May 28 - May 29
BNA

Nashville Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

14h 31m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

BNA

Nashville Intl

1 stop

4h 18m
$167

American Airlines

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Deal found 21/5/22

May 24 - May 24
BNA

Nashville Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

6h 53m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

BNA

Nashville Intl

1 stop

16h 52m
$169

American Airlines

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Deal found 21/5/22

Nashville to Chicago 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Nashville found for this year
May 24 - May 24
BNA

Nashville Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

2h 00m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

BNA

Nashville Intl

1 stop

6h 01m
$156

American Airlines

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Deal found 21/5/22

May 28 - May 29
BNA

Nashville Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

14h 31m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

BNA

Nashville Intl

1 stop

4h 18m
$167

American Airlines

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Deal found 21/5/22

May 24 - May 24
BNA

Nashville Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

6h 53m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

BNA

Nashville Intl

1 stop

16h 52m
$169

American Airlines

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Deal found 21/5/22

Cheap Delta flights from Nashville to Chicago

Aug 13 - Aug 17
BNA

Nashville Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

5h 32m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

BNA

Nashville Intl

1 stop

5h 59m
$216

Delta

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Deal found 23/5/22

Jun 15 - Jun 18
BNA

Nashville Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

6h 55m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

BNA

Nashville Intl

1 stop

4h 37m
$247

Delta

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Deal found 23/5/22

Jun 15 - Jun 18
BNA

Nashville Intl

MDW

Chicago Midway

1 stop

6h 24m
MDW

Chicago Midway

BNA

Nashville Intl

1 stop

4h 30m
$269

Delta

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Deal found 22/5/22

  • One of the most popular airlines traveling from Nashville to Chicago is Delta. Flights from Delta traveling this route typically cost $243.25 RT. This price is typically 89% cheaper than other airlines that offer Nashville to Chicago flights. When booking this route, the cheapest RT price found was $103. Nashville Intl Airport is the most common Nashville airport to take off from when flying to Chicago. Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport is the most popular arrival airport in Chicago. When flying from Nashville to Chicago, Delta flights are 27% more popular than any other airline flying that same route.

Cheap Spirit Airlines flights from Nashville to Chicago

Jun 7 - Jun 8
BNA

Nashville Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

10h 04m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

BNA

Nashville Intl

2 stops

22h 16m
$252

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 23/5/22

Jun 7 - Jun 8
BNA

Nashville Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

10h 04m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

BNA

Nashville Intl

1 stop

25h 40m
$264

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 23/5/22

Jun 7 - Jun 8
BNA

Nashville Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

10h 09m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

BNA

Nashville Intl

2 stops

30h 25m
$266

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 23/5/22

  • If you’re traveling from Nashville to Chicago, one of the more common airlines traveling that route is Spirit Airlines. Nashville to Chicago flights are typically 98% cheaper than other airlines traveling the same route. Flights from Spirit Airlines typically cost $257.50 RT. The cheapest Spirit Airlines flight found for this route was $113. When traveling from Nashville to Chicago on Spirit Airlines, the most popular airport to depart from is Nashville Intl Airport and the most popular airport to arrive at is Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport. When flying from Nashville to Chicago, Spirit Airlines flights are 23% more popular than any other airline flying that same route.

Non-stop flights to Chicago from Nashville

Save time with Nashville to Chicago direct flight deals
Jun 11 - Jun 12
BNA

Nashville Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 40m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

BNA

Nashville Intl

Nonstop

1h 32m
$240

United Airlines

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Deal found 21/5/22

Jun 18 - Jun 22
BNA

Nashville Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 54m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

BNA

Nashville Intl

Nonstop

1h 43m
$241

United Airlines

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Deal found 23/5/22

Jun 18 - Jun 22
BNA

Nashville Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 54m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

BNA

Nashville Intl

Nonstop

1h 43m
$243

United Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 24/5/22

Last minute flights from Nashville to Chicago

Late deals on return flights to Chicago from Nashville, departing today and this week
May 29 - Jun 21
BNA

Nashville Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

6h 02m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

BNA

Nashville Intl

Nonstop

1h 43m
$259

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 22/5/22

May 29 - Jun 21
BNA

Nashville Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

7h 48m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

BNA

Nashville Intl

1 stop

7h 55m
$278

American Airlines

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Deal found 22/5/22

Jun 1 - Jun 8
BNA

Nashville Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

10h 27m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

BNA

Nashville Intl

1 stop

25h 40m
$279

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 23/5/22

One-way flights to Chicago All airports from Nashville

The cheapest one-way flights from Nashville to Chicago
Jun 7
BNA

Nashville Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

20h 13m
$98

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 22/5/22

Jun 8
BNA

Nashville Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

20h 13m
$103

Spirit Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 22/5/22

Jul 3
BNA

Nashville Intl

MDW

Chicago Midway

1 stop

4h 50m
$108

Delta

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Deal found 22/5/22

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 58 daily outbound flights to Chicago from 8 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, Frontier, and American Airlines flying from Nashville Intl to Chicago have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from Nashville to Chicago for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Nashville to Chicago for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Delta for just $216, but on average you can expect to pay $241.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Nashville to Chicago under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Nashville to Chicago is less than $277.

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

There are currently 20+ open flights from Nashville to Chicago within the next 7 days for less than $300.

What days are nonstop flights available from Nashville to Chicago?

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

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

On average, you can expect to see 15 flights from Nashville to Chicago a day.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 13% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Noon) - 20% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 67% 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 40m. Fly via Delta, American Airlines, or United 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 $216, Delta will fly you from Nashville to Chicago and back. In addition to Delta, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from American Airlines and United Airlines - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $221 and $240, respectively.

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 $98 on Spirit Airlines. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Delta from $108 and Frontier from $115 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: Air Wisconsin (100%), Scandinavian Airlines (96%), United Airlines (92%).

What are the cheapest flights from Nashville to Chicago?

On average you can expect to pay $434 for a flight from Nashville to Chicago. The cheapest flight overall is $23 while the most popular route, (Nashville Intl - Chicago O'Hare Intl) is currently priced at $228.

Alternative routes for Nashville to Chicago

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

Top 5 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
FrontierCheapest$29Average$91FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time62%COVID-19 safety
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Spirit AirlinesCheapest$88Average$117FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time65%COVID-19 safety
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United AirlinesCheapest$103Average$243FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
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American AirlinesCheapest$113Average$258FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%COVID-19 safety
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DeltaCheapest$162Average$346FlexibilityNo 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
58%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
20%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
Sunday63daily flights
Monday61daily flights
Tuesday57daily flights
Wednesday56daily flights
Thursday56daily flights
Friday62daily flights
Saturday54daily flights