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The best prices from Phoenix to Chicago are usually found in January or April, booked 16 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Thursday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Phoenix (PHX) to Chicago (CHI)

PHX - CHI
Price
$117 - $221
CHI
Temperature
33.8 - 84.2 °F
CHI
Rainfall
0.7 - 4.3 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 23% potential price rise

Cheapest in

January

Best time to find cheap flights, 31% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$117

From Phoenix to Chicago

One-way from

$36

One-way flight from Phoenix 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 Phoenix to Chicago?

Departing on a Tuesday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 26% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Phoenix to Chicago, book at least 20 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 48% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $213 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $293.

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

August can be a great time to fly to Chicago from Phoenix with a flight ticket averaging about $182. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of August for as cheap as $64. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Phoenix to Chicago (PHX - CHI)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Phoenix to Chicago is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the morning tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the evening could potentially save you up to 31% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Phoenix to Chicago in November, December 2020

The best prices found for PHX to CHI flights for November, December
11 Dec - 13 Dec
$47pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
18 Dec - 4 Jan
$49pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
17 Dec - 21 Dec
$50pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

Phoenix to Chicago 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Phoenix found for next year
11 Dec - 13 Dec
$47pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
18 Dec - 4 Jan
$49pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
17 Dec - 21 Dec
$50pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

Non-stop flights to Chicago from Phoenix

Save time with Phoenix to Chicago direct flight deals
11 Dec - 13 Dec
$47pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
18 Dec - 4 Jan
$49pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
17 Dec - 21 Dec
$50pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

Last minute flights from Phoenix to Chicago

Late deals on round-trip flights to Chicago from Phoenix, departing today and this week
3 Dec - 7 Dec
$52pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
4 Dec - 6 Dec
$59pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
30 Nov - 7 Dec
$69pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

One-way flights to Chicago from Phoenix

The cheapest one-way flights from Phoenix to Chicago
2:45 pm - 7:21 pm
American Airlines
Nonstop
3h 36m
PHX - ORD
American Airlines
6:40 am - 5:13 pm
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
9h 33m
PHX - ORD
Multiple Airlines
$45
Gotogate
8:41 am - 12:14 pm
Spirit Airlines
2 Stops
26h 33m
PHX - ORD
Spirit Airlines
$56
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Phoenix to Chicago

Are flight prices decreasing from Phoenix 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 Phoenix 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 Phoenix Sky Harbor 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. New policies for travelers booking flights from Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl to Chicago include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitization, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl to Chicago have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

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

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Phoenix to Chicago for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $47, but on average you can expect to pay $59.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Phoenix to Chicago under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Phoenix to Chicago is less than $60.

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

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

What days are nonstop flights available from Phoenix to Chicago?

You can find nonstop flights on the following days: Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

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

On average, you can expect to see 43 flights from Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl to Chicago a day.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 12% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Noon) - 63% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 16% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 9% of flight departures

Is Phoenix weather warmer or cooler than Chicago?

Temperatures around the 108 °F's can be experienced in July. The weather in Chicago is colder than in Phoenix. Plan for potential changes in flight availability as peak weather approaches in this location.

How long is the flight from Phoenix to Chicago?

A quick flight from Phoenix to Chicago can take about 3h 09m. Spirit Airlines provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $47. Phoenix and Chicago are separated by a distance of 1445 mi. All flights are typically nonstop.

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

Spirit Airlines, at $47, was found to be the cheapest airline from Phoenix to Chicago.Alternate airlines to your destination round-trip include Frontier and American Airlines. You may be able to fly from Phoenix to Chicago for 72% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

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

$23 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Spirit Airlines. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Frontier and American Airlines, with prices starting from $25 and $36, respectively.

Alternative routes for Phoenix to Chicago

Destination information for Chicago

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Phoenix to Chicago
Flight duration
3h 37m
Average temperature for November in Chicago
51.8 °F
Avg rainfall for November in Chicago
2.4 ″

Airports servicing Phoenix

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Top 7 airlines from Phoenix to Chicago

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Phoenix to Chicago choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Frontier
$31 $170 No cancel fee 62%
Sun Country Air
$96 $174 N/A 83%
Spirit Airlines
$56 $208 No cancel fee 65%
American Airlines
$86 $296 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$56 $314 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$107 $317 No cancel fee N/A
Southwest
$327 $455 No cancel fee 63%

Hourly flight availability from Phoenix to Chicago

Morning 6 AM to noon 73% of PHX to CHI departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 19% of PHX to CHI departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 5% of PHX to CHI departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 3% of PHX to CHI departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Phoenix to Chicago
Sunday
49 daily flights
Monday
39 daily flights
Tuesday
29 daily flights
Wednesday
30 daily flights
Thursday
9 daily flights
Friday
34 daily flights
Saturday
35 daily flights
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