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

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The best prices from Salt Lake City to Chicago are usually found in August or January, 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)

SLC - CHI
Price
$216 - $335
CHI
Temperature
33.8 - 84.2 °F
CHI
Rainfall
0.7 - 4.3 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

One-way from

$40

One-way flight from Salt Lake City 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 Salt Lake City to Chicago?

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Friday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

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 20 days in advance to save up to 10% 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 20 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 $137, or $157 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

April can be a great time to fly to Chicago from Salt Lake City with a flight ticket averaging about $135. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of April for as cheap as $33. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

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

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Salt Lake City to Chicago is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are at noon tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the evening could potentially save you up to 28% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Salt Lake City to Chicago in March, April 2021

16 Mar - 22 Mar
$103pp
SLC
Salt Lake City
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SLC
Salt Lake City
31 Mar - 7 Apr
$108pp
SLC
Salt Lake City
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SLC
Salt Lake City
15 Mar - 22 Mar
$112pp
SLC
Salt Lake City
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SLC
Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City to Chicago 2021 flight deals

16 Mar - 22 Mar
$103pp
SLC
Salt Lake City
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SLC
Salt Lake City
31 Mar - 7 Apr
$108pp
SLC
Salt Lake City
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SLC
Salt Lake City
15 Mar - 22 Mar
$112pp
SLC
Salt Lake City
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SLC
Salt Lake City

Non-stop flights to Chicago from Salt Lake City

23 Mar - 23 Mar
$197pp
SLC
Salt Lake City
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
SLC
Salt Lake City
19 Mar - 20 Mar
$217pp
SLC
Salt Lake City
Delta
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
Non-Stop
SLC
Salt Lake City
24 Mar - 1 Apr
$241pp
SLC
Salt Lake City
Delta
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
Non-Stop
SLC
Salt Lake City

Last minute flights from Salt Lake City to Chicago

11 Mar - 15 Mar
$143pp
SLC
Salt Lake City
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SLC
Salt Lake City
11 Mar - 15 Mar
$148pp
SLC
Salt Lake City
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SLC
Salt Lake City
11 Mar - 15 Mar
$157pp
SLC
Salt Lake City
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SLC
Salt Lake City

One-way flights to Chicago from Salt Lake City

9:44 am - 7:34 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
8h 50m
SLC - ORD
Frontier
$40
FlightNetwork
5:59 pm - 7:34 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
24h 35m
SLC - ORD
Frontier
$45
Gotogate
2:20 am - 7:34 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
16h 14m
SLC - ORD
Frontier
$50
Kiwi.com

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Flight FAQs

From Salt Lake City to Chicago

Are flight prices decreasing from Salt Lake City 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 Salt Lake City 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 Salt Lake City to Chicago to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Alaska Airlines and Delta to help keep travelers safe while flying. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travelers flying from Salt Lake City to Chicago are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, social distance seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

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 $103, but on average you can expect to pay $120.

Are there nonstop flights from Salt Lake City to Chicago for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Salt Lake City to Chicago under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Salt Lake City to Chicago is less than $320.

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?

You can find nonstop flights on the following days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday.

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

On average 12 flights depart from Salt Lake City to Chicago per day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 100% of flight departures

Is Salt Lake City weather warmer or cooler than Chicago?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 95 °F's in July, on average. The temperature in Chicago is generally colder than in Salt Lake City. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

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

For as low as $663, Delta can have you in Chicago from Salt Lake City in 5h 01m. The distance from Salt Lake City to Chicago is about 1253 mi. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

According to our current data, Frontier ($103), offers the cheapest pricing from Salt Lake City to Chicago. Frontier is priced at 64% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Salt Lake City to Chicago one-way?

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Frontier, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $40.

Alternative routes for Salt Lake City to Chicago

Destination information for Chicago

Average temperature for March in Chicago
50.0 °F
Avg rainfall for March in Chicago
1.6 ″

Airports servicing Salt Lake City

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Top 5 airlines flying from Salt Lake City to Chicago

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Frontier
$104 $245 No cancel fee 62%
American Airlines
$148 $320 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$128 $322 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$148 $432 No cancel fee N/A
Southwest
$469 $553 No cancel fee 63%

Hourly flight availability from Salt Lake City to Chicago

Morning 6 AM to noon 64% of SLC to CHI departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 35% of SLC to CHI departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of SLC to CHI departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of SLC to CHI departures
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Weekly flight availability
from Salt Lake City to Chicago
Sunday
17 daily flights
Monday
20 daily flights
Tuesday
10 daily flights
Wednesday
11 daily flights
Thursday
10 daily flights
Friday
21 daily flights
Saturday
13 daily flights
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