Cheap flights from Phoenix to Chicago (CHI)

PHX — CHI
May 29 — Jun 51

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 to Chicago

All the information you need to plan the best PH1 to CHI flight in 2022: compare Phoenix to Chicago flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Chicago.

PHX - CHI

Price

$117 - $221

CHI

Temperature

23 - 73.4 °F

CHI

Rainfall

1.7 - 4.9 inches

Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 23% potential price rise
Cheapest inJanuaryBest time to find cheap flights, 31% potential price drop
Average price$169Average for round-trip flights in May 2022
Round-trip from$117From Phoenix to Chicago (CHI)

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Phoenix to Chicago?

Users have found that flying from Phoenix to Chicago on a Saturday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 15 days in advance to save up to 4% 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 15 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 Phoenix to Chicago 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $168, or $180 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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 29% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Phoenix to Chicago in May, June 2022

The best prices found for Phoenix to CHI flights for May, June
May 27 - May 28
PHX

Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

MDW

Chicago Midway

Nonstop

3h 12m
MDW

Chicago Midway

PHX

Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

Nonstop

3h 44m
$296

Frontier

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Deal found 22.5.22

Jun 27 - Jul 5
PHX

Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

MDW

Chicago Midway

Nonstop

3h 20m
MDW

Chicago Midway

PHX

Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

Nonstop

3h 45m
$297

Frontier

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Deal found 23.5.22

May 31 - Jun 8
PHX

Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

MDW

Chicago Midway

1 stop

10h 04m
MDW

Chicago Midway

PHX

Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

Nonstop

3h 44m
$303

Frontier

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Deal found 23.5.22

Phoenix to Chicago 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Phoenix found for this year
Sep 17 - Sep 20
PHX

Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

9h 56m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

PHX

Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

1 stop

10h 33m
$211

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 23.5.22

Aug 24 - Aug 28
PHX

Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

RFD

Chicago Greater Rockford

1 stop

21h 12m
RFD

Chicago Greater Rockford

PHX

Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

1 stop

21h 39m
$238

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 21.5.22

Sep 16 - Sep 19
AZA

Phoenix-Mesa Gateway

RFD

Chicago Greater Rockford

Nonstop

3h 08m
RFD

Chicago Greater Rockford

AZA

Phoenix-Mesa Gateway

Nonstop

3h 25m
$248

Allegiant Air

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Deal found 23.5.22

Cheap Spirit Airlines flights from Phoenix to Chicago

Sep 17 - Sep 20
PHX

Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

9h 56m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

PHX

Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

1 stop

10h 33m
$211

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 23.5.22

Sep 12 - Sep 17
PHX

Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

9h 56m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

PHX

Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

1 stop

10h 33m
$263

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 24.5.22

Sep 12 - Sep 17
PHX

Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

10h 30m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

PHX

Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

1 stop

10h 33m
$271

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 22.5.22

Cheap Sun Country Air flights from Phoenix to Chicago

Sep 8 - Sep 12
PHX

Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

7h 01m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

PHX

Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

1 stop

18h 25m
$249

Sun Country Air

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Deal found 22.5.22

Sep 22 - Sep 23
PHX

Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

7h 01m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

PHX

Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

1 stop

24h 32m
$252

Sun Country Air

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Deal found 22.5.22

Sep 15 - Sep 18
PHX

Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

26h 16m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

PHX

Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

1 stop

17h 00m
$262

Sun Country Air

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Deal found 21.5.22

Non-stop flights to Chicago from Phoenix

Save time with Phoenix to Chicago direct flight deals
Sep 16 - Sep 19
AZA

Phoenix-Mesa Gateway

RFD

Chicago Greater Rockford

Nonstop

3h 08m
RFD

Chicago Greater Rockford

AZA

Phoenix-Mesa Gateway

Nonstop

3h 25m
$248

Allegiant Air

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Deal found 23.5.22

Aug 26 - Aug 29
AZA

Phoenix-Mesa Gateway

RFD

Chicago Greater Rockford

Nonstop

3h 07m
RFD

Chicago Greater Rockford

AZA

Phoenix-Mesa Gateway

Nonstop

3h 18m
$252

Allegiant Air

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Deal found 23.5.22

Jul 5 - Jul 13
PHX

Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

MDW

Chicago Midway

Nonstop

3h 20m
MDW

Chicago Midway

PHX

Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

Nonstop

3h 31m
$288

Frontier

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Deal found 22.5.22

Last minute flights from Phoenix to Chicago

Late deals on return flights to Chicago from Phoenix, departing today and this week
May 31 - Jun 8
PHX

Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

MDW

Chicago Midway

1 stop

10h 04m
MDW

Chicago Midway

PHX

Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

Nonstop

3h 44m
$303

Frontier

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Deal found 23.5.22

May 29 - Jul 5
PHX

Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

MDW

Chicago Midway

Nonstop

3h 12m
MDW

Chicago Midway

PHX

Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

Nonstop

3h 45m
$315

Frontier

View Deal

Deal found 23.5.22

Jun 3 - Jun 10
PHX

Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

MDW

Chicago Midway

Nonstop

3h 12m
MDW

Chicago Midway

PHX

Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

Nonstop

3h 45m
$317

Frontier

View Deal

Deal found 22.5.22

One-way flights to Chicago All airports from Phoenix

The cheapest one-way flights from Phoenix to Chicago
Aug 8
AZA

Phoenix-Mesa Gateway

RFD

Chicago Greater Rockford

Nonstop

3h 06m
$93

Allegiant Air

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Deal found 22.5.22

Sep 8
PHX

Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

MDW

Chicago Midway

1 stop

26h 06m
$97

Allegiant Air

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Deal found 22.5.22

Oct 5
PHX

Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

9h 56m
$98

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 23.5.22

Related info for your journey

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

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

American Airlines, United Airlines, and Frontier are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Phoenix to Chicago for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $211, but on average you can expect to pay $261.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Phoenix to Chicago under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Phoenix to Chicago is less than $307.

Are there last-minute flights available from Phoenix to Chicago for under $400?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Phoenix to Chicago within the next 7 days for less than $400.

What days are nonstop flights available from Phoenix to Chicago?

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

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

19 flight departures from Phoenix to Chicago per day on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 32% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 26% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 42% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Phoenix to Chicago?

For as low as $211, Spirit Airlines can have you in Chicago from Phoenix in 3h 08m. The distance between Phoenix and Chicago is about 1445 mi. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

Currently priced at $211, Spirit Airlines will fly you from Phoenix to Chicago and back. In addition to Spirit Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from Allegiant Air and Sun Country Air - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $248 and $249, respectively.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $93 on Allegiant Air. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Spirit Airlines from $98 and Sun Country Air from $117 one-way.

What are the most popular routes from Phoenix to Chicago?

The most popular route from Phoenix to Chicago is Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl - Chicago O'Hare Intl. You may also consider Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl - Chicago Midway or Phoenix-Mesa Gateway - Chicago Greater Rockford.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Phoenix to Chicago?

When booking a flight from Phoenix to Chicago, you may want to consider flying on Major Airline, American Airlines or Alaska Airlines as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the most reliable airlines from Phoenix to Chicago?

Consider Iberia (93%), Japan Airlines (92%) or Aer Lingus (91%) when booking your flight. These represent the most reliable airlines when flying from Phoenix to Chicago.

What are the cheapest flights from Phoenix to Chicago?

The cheapest flight price from Phoenix to Chicago is $145. On average you can expect to pay $889. The most popular route, (Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl - Chicago O'Hare Intl), can usually be booked for $249.

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Top 5 airlines flying 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.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Juneyao AirlinesCheapest$13Average$22FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time66%COVID-19 safety
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Spirit AirlinesCheapest$42Average$121FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time65%COVID-19 safety
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FrontierCheapest$49Average$226FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time62%COVID-19 safety
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United AirlinesCheapest$78Average$247FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
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DeltaCheapest$93Average$377FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Phoenix to Chicago

See what time of day planes typically take off from Phoenix to Chicago
16%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
40%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
22%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
22%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM

Weekly flight availability from Phoenix to Chicago

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Phoenix to Chicago
Sunday53daily flights
Monday54daily flights
Tuesday45daily flights
Wednesday45daily flights
Thursday50daily flights
Friday55daily flights
Saturday52daily flights