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

SLC — CHI
Oct 9 — Oct 161

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

How to find the cheapest flight from Salt Lake City (SLC) to Chicago (CHI)

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

$270 - $544

CHI

Temperature

23 - 73.4 °F

CHI

Rainfall

1.7 - 4.9 inches

Popular inJulyHigh demand for flights, 27% potential price rise
Cheapest inOctoberBest time to find cheap flights, 32% potential price drop
Round-trip from$270From Salt Lake City to Chicago (CHI)
One-way from$115One-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 31 days in advance to save up to 38% 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 31 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 $479, or $569 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

Our data shows that October tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Chicago from Salt Lake City. Users have commonly found prices around $394 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $129. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in July.

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 34% versus a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Salt Lake City to Chicago in October, November 2022

The best prices found for SLC to CHI flights for October, November
Oct 18 - Oct 19
SLC

Salt Lake City

MDW

Chicago Midway

1 stop

4h 58m
MDW

Chicago Midway

SLC

Salt Lake City

1 stop

5h 06m
$132

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/3/22

Oct 18 - Oct 19
SLC

Salt Lake City

MDW

Chicago Midway

1 stop

11h 04m
MDW

Chicago Midway

SLC

Salt Lake City

1 stop

5h 06m
$138

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/1/22

Oct 11 - Oct 19
SLC

Salt Lake City

MDW

Chicago Midway

1 stop

17h 13m
MDW

Chicago Midway

SLC

Salt Lake City

1 stop

5h 06m
$141

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/1/22

Salt Lake City to Chicago 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Salt Lake City found for this year
Oct 18 - Oct 19
SLC

Salt Lake City

MDW

Chicago Midway

1 stop

4h 58m
MDW

Chicago Midway

SLC

Salt Lake City

1 stop

5h 06m
$132

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/3/22

Oct 18 - Oct 19
SLC

Salt Lake City

MDW

Chicago Midway

1 stop

11h 04m
MDW

Chicago Midway

SLC

Salt Lake City

1 stop

5h 06m
$138

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/1/22

Oct 11 - Oct 19
SLC

Salt Lake City

MDW

Chicago Midway

1 stop

17h 13m
MDW

Chicago Midway

SLC

Salt Lake City

1 stop

5h 06m
$141

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/1/22

Cheap Spirit Airlines flights from Salt Lake City to Chicago

Oct 18 - Oct 19
SLC

Salt Lake City

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

5h 51m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

SLC

Salt Lake City

1 stop

13h 16m
$174

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/3/22

Oct 19 - Oct 26
SLC

Salt Lake City

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

10h 30m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

SLC

Salt Lake City

1 stop

5h 45m
$177

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/1/22

Oct 18 - Oct 19
SLC

Salt Lake City

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

10h 30m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

SLC

Salt Lake City

1 stop

13h 16m
$179

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/1/22

  • If you’re traveling from Salt Lake City to Chicago, one of the more common airlines traveling that route is Spirit Airlines. Salt Lake City to Chicago flights are typically 36% cheaper than other airlines traveling the same route. Flights from Spirit Airlines typically cost $481.38 RT. The cheapest Spirit Airlines flight found for this route was $208. When traveling from Salt Lake City to Chicago on Spirit Airlines, the most popular airport to depart from is Salt Lake City Airport and the most popular airport to arrive at is Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport. When flying from Salt Lake City to Chicago, Spirit Airlines flights are 23% more popular than any other airline flying that same route.

Cheap Frontier flights from Salt Lake City to Chicago

Oct 18 - Oct 19
SLC

Salt Lake City

MDW

Chicago Midway

1 stop

4h 58m
MDW

Chicago Midway

SLC

Salt Lake City

1 stop

5h 06m
$132

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/3/22

Oct 18 - Oct 19
SLC

Salt Lake City

MDW

Chicago Midway

1 stop

11h 04m
MDW

Chicago Midway

SLC

Salt Lake City

1 stop

5h 06m
$138

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/1/22

Oct 18 - Oct 19
SLC

Salt Lake City

MDW

Chicago Midway

2 stops

12h 38m
MDW

Chicago Midway

SLC

Salt Lake City

1 stop

5h 06m
$145

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/3/22

  • One of the most popular airlines traveling from Salt Lake City to Chicago is Frontier. Flights from Frontier traveling this route typically cost $552.64 RT. This price is typically 24% cheaper than other airlines that offer Salt Lake City to Chicago flights. When booking this route, the cheapest RT price found was $469. Salt Lake City Airport is the most common Salt Lake City 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 Salt Lake City to Chicago, Frontier flights are 20% more popular than any other airline flying that same route.

Non-stop flights to Chicago from Salt Lake City

Save time with Salt Lake City to Chicago direct flight deals
Nov 2 - Nov 9
SLC

Salt Lake City

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

3h 09m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

SLC

Salt Lake City

Nonstop

3h 38m
$300

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/3/22

Nov 3 - Nov 8
SLC

Salt Lake City

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

3h 09m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

SLC

Salt Lake City

Nonstop

3h 38m
$315

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/3/22

Oct 25 - Oct 27
SLC

Salt Lake City

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

3h 12m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

SLC

Salt Lake City

Nonstop

3h 37m
$330

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/3/22

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
Oct 11 - Oct 19
SLC

Salt Lake City

MDW

Chicago Midway

1 stop

17h 13m
MDW

Chicago Midway

SLC

Salt Lake City

1 stop

5h 06m
$159

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/3/22

Oct 11 - Oct 19
SLC

Salt Lake City

MDW

Chicago Midway

1 stop

7h 31m
MDW

Chicago Midway

SLC

Salt Lake City

1 stop

5h 06m
$160

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/3/22

Oct 11 - Oct 19
SLC

Salt Lake City

MDW

Chicago Midway

2 stops

22h 15m
MDW

Chicago Midway

SLC

Salt Lake City

1 stop

5h 06m
$165

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/2/22

One-way flights to Chicago from Salt Lake City

The cheapest one-way flights from Salt Lake City to Chicago
Oct 26
SLC

Salt Lake City

MDW

Chicago Midway

1 stop

17h 09m
$80

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/2/22

Nov 9
SLC

Salt Lake City

MDW

Chicago Midway

1 stop

13h 50m
$81

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/3/22

Oct 25
SLC

Salt Lake City

MDW

Chicago Midway

1 stop

4h 58m
$84

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/4/22

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 23 outbound flights to Chicago per day. 8 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, United Airlines, and American 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 $132, but on average you can expect to pay $161.

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 $362.

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 days are nonstop flights available from Salt Lake City to Chicago?

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

How many flights depart from Salt Lake City to Chicago on average per day?

On average, you can expect to see 4 flights from Salt Lake City to Chicago a day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Salt Lake City to Chicago?

There are many flights that can get you from Salt Lake City to Chicago in 4h 58m. Fly via Frontier or Spirit Airlines to get the fastest option. The distance from Salt Lake City to Chicago is about 1253 mi. 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 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 $132 on this airline. An additional option worth looking into is Spirit Airlines, starting at $174. Users have found that Frontier is 66% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

Consider American Airlines, Alaska Airlines or Delta 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: Iberia (93%), SkyWest Airlines (88%), United Airlines (87%).

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

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $134. While the most popular route (Salt Lake City - Chicago O'Hare Intl) can be booked for $174 on average our data indicates $442 when flying from Salt Lake City to Chicago.

Alternative routes for Salt Lake City to Chicago

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

Top 7 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
Juneyao AirlinesCheapest$13Average$22FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time66%COVID-19 safety
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FrontierCheapest$66Average$238FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time62%COVID-19 safety
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Spirit AirlinesCheapest$178Average$339FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time65%COVID-19 safety
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United AirlinesCheapest$189Average$487FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
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DeltaCheapest$208Average$481FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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American AirlinesCheapest$209Average$465FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%COVID-19 safety
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Alaska AirlinesCheapest$340Average$531FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%COVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Salt Lake City to Chicago

See what time of day planes typically take off from Salt Lake City to Chicago
6%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
56%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
38%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
0%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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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
Sunday19daily flights
Monday31daily flights
Tuesday31daily flights
Wednesday25daily flights
Thursday22daily flights
Friday23daily flights
Saturday13daily flights