Cheap flights from Tampa to Chicago (TPA - CHI)

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The best prices from Tampa to Chicago are usually found in August or February, booked 5 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Saturday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Tampa (TPA) to Chicago (CHI)

TPA - CHI
Price
$70 - $172
CHI
Temperature
33.8 - 84.2 °F
CHI
Rainfall
0.7 - 4.3 inches

Popular in

June

High demand for flights, 29% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 42% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$70

From Tampa to Chicago

One-way from

$49

One-way flight from Tampa 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 Tampa to Chicago?

Users have found that flying from Tampa to Chicago on a Sunday 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 Tampa to Chicago?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 20 days in advance, which can save you up to 10% on flights from Tampa to Chicago compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 20 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $137. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $157.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Tampa to Chicago?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, April can be a great choice for travel to Chicago. Flights to Chicago from Tampa in April are about $135 on average during April, but can be found for as low as $33.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Tampa to Chicago (TPA - CHI)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Tampa to Chicago is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the morning tend to be the most expensive. A flight at noon could potentially save you up to 22% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Tampa to Chicago in February, March 2021

12 Mar - 14 Mar
$29pp
TPA
Tampa
Frontier
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
TPA
Tampa
10 Mar - 14 Mar
$35pp
TPA
Tampa
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
TPA
Tampa
5 Mar - 8 Mar
$37pp
TPA
Tampa
Frontier
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
TPA
Tampa

Tampa to Chicago 2021 flight deals

12 Mar - 14 Mar
$29pp
TPA
Tampa
Frontier
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
TPA
Tampa
15 May - 22 May
$31pp
TPA
Tampa
Frontier
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
TPA
Tampa
10 Mar - 14 Mar
$35pp
TPA
Tampa
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
TPA
Tampa

Non-stop flights to Chicago from Tampa

12 Mar - 14 Mar
$29pp
TPA
Tampa
Frontier
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
TPA
Tampa
15 May - 22 May
$31pp
TPA
Tampa
Frontier
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
TPA
Tampa
10 Mar - 14 Mar
$35pp
TPA
Tampa
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
TPA
Tampa

Last minute flights from Tampa to Chicago

5 Mar - 8 Mar
$37pp
TPA
Tampa
Frontier
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
TPA
Tampa
5 Mar - 8 Mar
$38pp
TPA
Tampa
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
TPA
Tampa
5 Mar - 7 Mar
$39pp
TPA
Tampa
Frontier
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
TPA
Tampa

One-way flights to Chicago from Tampa

3:00 am - 3:58 am
United Airlines
Nonstop
2h 58m
TPA - ORD
United Airlines
$49
United
3:19 pm - 6:34 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
28h 15m
TPA - ORD
Frontier
$50
Gotogate
5:40 pm - 4:29 am
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
11h 49m
TPA - ORD
Spirit Airlines
$55
Travelocity

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Flight FAQs

From Tampa to Chicago

Are flight prices decreasing from Tampa 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 Tampa 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 Tampa to Chicago to control the spread of COVID-19?

Delta is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travelers flying from Tampa 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 Tampa to Chicago have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Spirit Airlines, United Airlines, and American Airlines 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 Tampa to Chicago for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Tampa to Chicago for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $29, but on average you can expect to pay $43.

Are there nonstop flights from Tampa to Chicago for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Tampa to Chicago under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Tampa to Chicago is less than $44.

Are there last-minute flights available from Tampa to Chicago for under $100?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Tampa to Chicago within the next 7 days for less than $100.

What days are nonstop flights available from Tampa to Chicago?

You can find nonstop flights on the following days: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday.

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

24 flight departures from Tampa to Chicago per day on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 38% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 58% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 4% of flight departures

Is Tampa weather warmer or cooler than Chicago?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 91 °F's in June, on average. The temperature in Chicago is generally colder than in Tampa. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

How long is the flight from Tampa to Chicago?

Departing from Tampa to Chicago will take you 2h 38m. The distance from Tampa to Chicago is about 1019 mi. Most flights are nonstop.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Tampa to Chicago round-trip from $29. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Spirit Airlines, from $41, and American Airlines, from $61. Frontier is 76% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

$15 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Frontier. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Spirit Airlines and United Airlines, with prices starting from $18 and $49, respectively.

Alternative routes for Tampa to Chicago

Destination information for Chicago

Flight duration
2h 50m
Average temperature for February in Chicago
39.2 °F
Avg rainfall for February in Chicago
1.0 ″

Airports servicing Tampa

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Top 6 airlines flying from Tampa to Chicago

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Frontier
$28 $176 No cancel fee 62%
Spirit Airlines
$56 $176 No cancel fee 65%
American Airlines
$50 $206 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$48 $228 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$92 $256 No cancel fee N/A
Southwest
$253 $401 No cancel fee 63%

Hourly flight availability from Tampa to Chicago

Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 54% of TPA to CHI departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 45% of TPA to CHI departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of TPA to CHI departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of TPA to CHI departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Tampa to Chicago
Sunday
38 daily flights
Monday
35 daily flights
Tuesday
22 daily flights
Wednesday
19 daily flights
Thursday
19 daily flights
Friday
40 daily flights
Saturday
35 daily flights
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