Cheap flights from Salt Lake City to Chicago (SLC - CHI)

The best prices from Salt Lake City to Chicago are usually found in August or January, booked 30 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Saturday and return on a Saturday

How to find the cheapest flight from Salt Lake City to Chicago

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

SLC - CHI

Price

$216 - $335

CHI

Temperature

23 - 73.4 °F

CHI

Precipitation

1.7 - 4.9 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 14% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 25% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$216

From Salt Lake City to Chicago (CHI)

One-way from

$58

One-way flight from Salt Lake City to Chicago (CHI)

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Salt Lake City to Chicago?

Saturday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from Salt Lake City 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 Salt Lake City to Chicago?

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 30 days in advance to save up to 25% 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 30 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 Salt Lake City to Chicago 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $307, or $331 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Salt Lake City to Chicago?

Our data shows that August tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Chicago from Salt Lake City. Users have commonly found prices around $289 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $165. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Salt Lake City to Chicago (SLC - CHI)?

When flying from Salt Lake City to Chicago, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the evening, which can drop the price by up to 30% versus a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Salt Lake City to Chicago in January, February 2022

The best prices found for SLC to CHI flights for January, February
Feb 2 - Feb 9
SLC

Salt Lake City

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

7h 55m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

SLC

Salt Lake City

1 stop

12h 23m
$109

Frontier

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Deal found 1/18/22

Jan 31 - Feb 3
SLC

Salt Lake City

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

13h 39m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

SLC

Salt Lake City

1 stop

10h 40m
$125

Frontier

View Deal

Deal found 1/16/22

Feb 2 - Feb 4
SLC

Salt Lake City

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

7h 55m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

SLC

Salt Lake City

1 stop

21h 42m
$129

Frontier

View Deal

Deal found 1/17/22

Salt Lake City to Chicago 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Salt Lake City found for this year
Feb 2 - Feb 9
SLC

Salt Lake City

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

7h 55m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

SLC

Salt Lake City

1 stop

12h 23m
$109

Frontier

View Deal

Deal found 1/18/22

Jan 31 - Feb 3
SLC

Salt Lake City

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

13h 39m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

SLC

Salt Lake City

1 stop

10h 40m
$125

Frontier

View Deal

Deal found 1/16/22

Mar 1 - Mar 8
SLC

Salt Lake City

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

8h 04m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

SLC

Salt Lake City

1 stop

12h 46m
$127

Frontier

View Deal

Deal found 1/18/22

Non-stop flights to Chicago from Salt Lake City

Save time with Salt Lake City to Chicago direct flight deals
Mar 1 - Mar 8
SLC

Salt Lake City

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

3h 24m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

SLC

Salt Lake City

Nonstop

3h 37m
$220

Delta

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Deal found 1/16/22

Feb 2 - Feb 9
SLC

Salt Lake City

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

3h 24m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

SLC

Salt Lake City

Nonstop

3h 36m
$253

Delta

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Deal found 1/18/22

Feb 11 - Feb 15
SLC

Salt Lake City

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

3h 02m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

SLC

Salt Lake City

Nonstop

3h 36m
$263

American Airlines

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Deal found 1/16/22

Last minute flights from Salt Lake City to Chicago

Late deals on return flights to Chicago from Salt Lake City, departing today and this week
Jan 26 - Jan 31
SLC

Salt Lake City

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

7h 55m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

SLC

Salt Lake City

1 stop

12h 29m
$130

Frontier

View Deal

Deal found 1/17/22

Jan 24 - Jan 28
SLC

Salt Lake City

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

19h 27m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

SLC

Salt Lake City

1 stop

17h 36m
$165

Frontier

View Deal

Deal found 1/17/22

Jan 25 - Jan 30
SLC

Salt Lake City

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

13h 13m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

SLC

Salt Lake City

1 stop

21h 30m
$172

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1/17/22

One-way flights to Chicago All airports from Salt Lake City

The cheapest one-way flights from Salt Lake City to Chicago
Feb 3
SLC

Salt Lake City

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

8h 26m
$58

Frontier

View Deal

Deal found 1/16/22

Feb 7
SLC

Salt Lake City

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

8h 00m
$65

Frontier

View Deal

Deal found 1/15/22

Jan 26
SLC

Salt Lake City

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

7h 55m
$68

Frontier

View Deal

Deal found 1/16/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Salt Lake City to Chicago flights.

What airport do you fly from for flights from Salt Lake City to Chicago?

For a flight from Salt Lake City to Chicago, you will be flying from Salt Lake City. Salt Lake City (SLC) is just 5.7 mi from the center of the city. Salt Lake City is the only Salt Lake City airport and it handles 27 outbound flights to Chicago per day. 7 airlines have flights to Chicago from Salt Lake City on a regular basis.

Which airlines flying from Salt Lake City to Chicago have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Salt Lake City to Chicago that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Delta, American Airlines, and United Airlines. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Salt Lake City to Chicago for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Salt Lake City to Chicago for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $125, but on average you can expect to pay $156.

Are there nonstop flights from Salt Lake City to Chicago for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Salt Lake City to Chicago under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Salt Lake City to Chicago is less than $310.

Are there last-minute flights available from Salt Lake City to Chicago for under $200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Salt Lake City to Chicago within the next 7 days for less than $200.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Salt Lake City to Chicago round-trip?

Our cheapest airline available from Salt Lake City to Chicago is Frontier. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $125 on this airline. Users have found that Frontier is 56% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Salt Lake City to Chicago?

Consider Major Airline, American Airlines or Alaska Airlines when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Salt Lake City to Chicago.

What are the most reliable airlines from Salt Lake City 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 Salt Lake City to Chicago on time: Finnair (89%), Royal Jordanian (86%), KLM (86%).

What are the cheapest flights from Salt Lake City to Chicago?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $54. While the most popular route (Salt Lake City - Chicago O'Hare Intl) can be booked for $143 on average our data indicates $380 when flying from Salt Lake City to Chicago.

Can I fly to Chicago from Salt Lake City right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Chicago within the United States

Most visitors from Salt Lake City need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Chicago.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Salt Lake City must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Chicago.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Salt Lake City are not required to quarantine after entering Chicago.

Can I fly back to Salt Lake City from Chicago?

Returning to Salt Lake City from Chicago

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Chicago must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Salt Lake City.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Chicago are not required to quarantine after entering Salt Lake City.

Alternative routes for Salt Lake City to Chicago

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

Top 5 airlines flying from Salt Lake City to Chicago

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Salt Lake City to Chicago choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Frontier
Cheapest$104
Average$245
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time62%
COVID-19 safety
United Airlines
Cheapest$128
Average$322
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time69%
COVID-19 safety
American Airlines
Cheapest$148
Average$320
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time71%
COVID-19 safety
Delta
Cheapest$148
Average$432
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety
Southwest
Cheapest$469
Average$553
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time63%
COVID-19 safety

Hourly flight availability from Salt Lake City to Chicago

See what time of day planes typically take off from Salt Lake City to Chicago
1%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
83%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
16%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
0%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM

Weekly flight availability from Salt Lake City to Chicago

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Salt Lake City to Chicago
Sunday33daily flights
Monday31daily flights
Tuesday30daily flights
Wednesday25daily flights
Thursday23daily flights
Friday31daily flights
Saturday20daily flights