Cheap flights from South Bend to Chicago (SBN - CHI)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
South Bend (SBN) to Chicago (CHI)

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

Departing on a Sunday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 32% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

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

April can be a great time to fly to Chicago from South Bend 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 South Bend to Chicago (SBN - CHI)?

When flying from South Bend to Chicago, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the morning, which can drop the price by up to 22% versus a flight at noon.

Cheap flights from South Bend to Chicago in March, April 2021

21 Apr - 25 Apr
$359pp
SBN
South Bend/Michiana
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SBN
South Bend/Michiana
19 Mar - 27 Mar
$363pp
SBN
South Bend/Michiana
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SBN
South Bend/Michiana
19 Mar - 25 Mar
$367pp
SBN
South Bend/Michiana
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SBN
South Bend/Michiana

South Bend to Chicago 2021 flight deals

6 Nov - 9 Nov
$335pp
SBN
South Bend/Michiana
Delta
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
SBN
South Bend/Michiana
6 Nov - 9 Nov
$339pp
SBN
South Bend/Michiana
Delta
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
   
2 STOPS
SBN
South Bend/Michiana
23 Jul - 27 Jul
$355pp
SBN
South Bend/Michiana
Delta
 
1 STOP
MDW
Chicago Midway
MDW
Chicago Midway
Delta
 
1 STOP
SBN
South Bend/Michiana

Non-stop flights to Chicago from South Bend

21 Apr - 25 Apr
$359pp
SBN
South Bend/Michiana
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SBN
South Bend/Michiana
19 Mar - 27 Mar
$363pp
SBN
South Bend/Michiana
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SBN
South Bend/Michiana
19 Mar - 25 Mar
$367pp
SBN
South Bend/Michiana
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SBN
South Bend/Michiana

One-way flights to Chicago from South Bend

9:32 am - 6:18 am
American Airlines
1 Stop
21h 46m
SBN - ORD
American Airlines
7:00 pm - 10:37 am
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
40h 37m
SBN - ORD
Multiple Airlines
$327
Kiwi.com
9:10 am - 9:08 am
United Airlines
Nonstop
0h 58m
SBN - ORD
United Airlines
$401
United

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Flight FAQs

From South Bend to Chicago

Are flight prices decreasing from South Bend 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 South Bend 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.

Which airlines flying from South Bend/Michiana to Chicago have flexible changes due to COVID-19?

One of the carriers operating flights from South Bend/Michiana to Chicago that may be offering flexible change policies is United Airlines. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from South Bend to Chicago for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from South Bend to Chicago for under $400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Delta for just $355, but on average you can expect to pay $487.

Are there nonstop flights from South Bend to Chicago for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 11 direct flights from South Bend to Chicago under $400. A good price for a nonstop flight from South Bend to Chicago is less than $551.

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

On average 1 flight departs from South Bend/Michiana to Chicago per day.
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 100% of flight departures

Is South Bend weather warmer or cooler than Chicago?

Expect the weather to be around 84 °F on average in July. As the temperature peaks, try to get your plans done early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. The climate in Chicago is generally the same as in South Bend.

How long is the flight from South Bend to Chicago?

Departing from South Bend to Chicago will take you 54m. South Bend and Chicago are separated by a distance of 84 mi. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Our cheapest airline available from South Bend to Chicago is Delta. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $355 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are United Airlines and American Airlines, starting at $359 and $514 round-trip.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $186 on American Airlines. Another option is United Airlines, who have fights from $284.

Destination information for Chicago

Flight duration
0h 55m
Average temperature for March in Chicago
50.0 °F
Avg rainfall for March in Chicago
1.6 ″

Airports servicing South Bend

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Hourly flight availability from South Bend to Chicago

Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 66% of SBN to CHI departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 33% of SBN to CHI departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of SBN to CHI departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of SBN to CHI departures
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Weekly flight availability
from South Bend to Chicago
Sunday
3 daily flights
Monday
3 daily flights
Tuesday
1 daily flight
Wednesday
1 daily flight
Thursday
3 daily flights
Friday
3 daily flights
Saturday
2 daily flights
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