Cheap flights from Tampa (TPA) to Chicago (CHI)

TPA — CHI
Feb 6 — Feb 131

The best prices from Tampa to Chicago are usually found in February or January, booked 46 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Wednesday and return on a Tuesday

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

All the information you need to plan the best TPA to CHI flight in 2023: compare Tampa to Chicago flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Chicago.

TPA - CHI

Price

$127 - $278

CHI

Temperature

23 - 73.4 °F

CHI

Rainfall

1.7 - 4.9 inches

Popular inJuneHigh demand for flights, 22% potential price rise
Cheapest inFebruaryBest time to find cheap flights, 42% potential price drop
Round-trip from$127From Tampa to Chicago (CHI)
One-way from$53One-way flight from Tampa to Chicago (CHI)

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

Flights from Tampa to Chicago are found to be more expensive on Saturday. 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 Tampa to Chicago?

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 45 days in advance to save up to 46% 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 45 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 Tampa to Chicago 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $228, or $310 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in June. For low rates, February can be a great choice for travel to Chicago. Flights to Chicago from Tampa in February are about $218 on average during February, but can be found for as low as $70.

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 at noon tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the evening could potentially save you up to 34% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Tampa to Chicago in February, March 2023

The best prices found for TPA to CHI flights for February, March
Mar 1 - Mar 8
TPA

Tampa

MDW

Chicago Midway

Nonstop

2h 42m
MDW

Chicago Midway

TPA

Tampa

Nonstop

2h 37m
$60

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/30

Feb 7 - Feb 14
TPA

Tampa

MDW

Chicago Midway

Nonstop

2h 42m
MDW

Chicago Midway

TPA

Tampa

Nonstop

2h 34m
$68

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/30

Feb 13 - Feb 14
TPA

Tampa

MDW

Chicago Midway

Nonstop

2h 42m
MDW

Chicago Midway

TPA

Tampa

Nonstop

2h 34m
$70

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/30

Tampa to Chicago 2023 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Tampa found for this year
Mar 1 - Mar 8
TPA

Tampa

MDW

Chicago Midway

Nonstop

2h 42m
MDW

Chicago Midway

TPA

Tampa

Nonstop

2h 37m
$60

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/30

Feb 7 - Feb 14
TPA

Tampa

MDW

Chicago Midway

Nonstop

2h 42m
MDW

Chicago Midway

TPA

Tampa

Nonstop

2h 34m
$68

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/30

Feb 13 - Feb 14
TPA

Tampa

MDW

Chicago Midway

Nonstop

2h 42m
MDW

Chicago Midway

TPA

Tampa

Nonstop

2h 34m
$70

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/30

Cheap Spirit Airlines flights from Tampa to Chicago

Feb 18 - Feb 21
TPA

Tampa

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

3h 03m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

TPA

Tampa

Nonstop

2h 46m
$77

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/31

Mar 1 - Mar 8
TPA

Tampa

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

3h 03m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

TPA

Tampa

Nonstop

2h 49m
$78

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/30

Mar 1 - Mar 8
TPA

Tampa

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

5h 01m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

TPA

Tampa

Nonstop

2h 49m
$79

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/30

  • If you’re traveling from Tampa to Chicago, one of the more common airlines traveling that route is Spirit Airlines. Tampa to Chicago flights are typically 25% cheaper than other airlines traveling the same route. Flights from Spirit Airlines typically cost $306.55 RT. The cheapest Spirit Airlines flight found for this route was $119. When traveling from Tampa to Chicago on Spirit Airlines, the most popular airport to depart from is Tampa Airport and the most popular airport to arrive at is Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport. When flying from Tampa to Chicago, Spirit Airlines flights are 25% more popular than any other airline flying that same route.

Cheap Frontier flights from Tampa to Chicago

Mar 1 - Mar 8
TPA

Tampa

MDW

Chicago Midway

Nonstop

2h 42m
MDW

Chicago Midway

TPA

Tampa

Nonstop

2h 37m
$60

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/30

Feb 7 - Feb 14
TPA

Tampa

MDW

Chicago Midway

Nonstop

2h 42m
MDW

Chicago Midway

TPA

Tampa

Nonstop

2h 34m
$68

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/30

Feb 13 - Feb 14
TPA

Tampa

MDW

Chicago Midway

Nonstop

2h 42m
MDW

Chicago Midway

TPA

Tampa

Nonstop

2h 34m
$70

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/30

  • One of the most popular airlines traveling from Tampa to Chicago is Frontier. Flights from Frontier traveling this route typically cost $264.20 RT. This price is typically 23% cheaper than other airlines that offer Tampa to Chicago flights. When booking this route, the cheapest RT price found was $139. Tampa Airport is the most common Tampa 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 Tampa to Chicago, Frontier flights are 21% more popular than any other airline flying that same route.

Non-stop flights to Chicago from Tampa

Save time with Tampa to Chicago direct flight deals
Mar 1 - Mar 8
TPA

Tampa

MDW

Chicago Midway

Nonstop

2h 42m
MDW

Chicago Midway

TPA

Tampa

Nonstop

2h 37m
$60

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/30

Mar 1 - Mar 8
TPA

Tampa

MDW

Chicago Midway

Nonstop

2h 42m
MDW

Chicago Midway

TPA

Tampa

Nonstop

2h 37m
$68

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 2/1

Feb 13 - Feb 14
TPA

Tampa

MDW

Chicago Midway

Nonstop

2h 42m
MDW

Chicago Midway

TPA

Tampa

Nonstop

2h 34m
$70

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/30

Last minute flights from Tampa to Chicago

Late deals on return flights to Chicago from Tampa, departing today and this week
Feb 7 - Feb 14
TPA

Tampa

MDW

Chicago Midway

Nonstop

2h 42m
MDW

Chicago Midway

TPA

Tampa

Nonstop

2h 34m
$68

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/30

Feb 6 - Feb 8
TPA

Tampa

MDW

Chicago Midway

Nonstop

2h 42m
MDW

Chicago Midway

TPA

Tampa

Nonstop

2h 34m
$77

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/30

Feb 7 - Feb 21
TPA

Tampa

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

8h 07m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

TPA

Tampa

Nonstop

2h 46m
$79

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/31

One-way flights to Chicago from Tampa

The cheapest one-way flights from Tampa to Chicago
Mar 1
TPA

Tampa

MDW

Chicago Midway

Nonstop

2h 42m
$31

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/29

Feb 11
TPA

Tampa

MDW

Chicago Midway

Nonstop

2h 42m
$33

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/30

Feb 11
TPA

Tampa

MDW

Chicago Midway

Nonstop

2h 42m
$34

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/31

Reviews of Airlines Servicing Chicago

Spirit Airlines
6.9
Okay
716 reviews

Overall

6.9

Crew

7.4

Boarding

7.2

Entertainment

5.6

Comfort

6.4

Food

5.6

Reviews

1 / 10

We had a 10 hour delay and the gate staff was very rude and not accommodating

Spirit Airlines
6.9
Okay
716 reviews
Spirit Airlines
6.9
Okay
716 reviews

Overall

6.9

Crew

7.4

Boarding

7.2

Entertainment

5.6

Comfort

6.4

Food

5.6

Reviews

1 / 10

We had a 10 hour delay and the gate staff was very rude and not accommodating

Frontier
6.1
Okay
538 reviews
Spirit Airlines
6.9
Okay
716 reviews

Overall

6.9

Crew

7.4

Boarding

7.2

Entertainment

5.6

Comfort

6.4

Food

5.6

Reviews

1 / 10

We had a 10 hour delay and the gate staff was very rude and not accommodating

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Tampa to Chicago flights.

What airport do you fly from for flights from Tampa to Chicago?

Located just 4.9 mi from the city center, Tampa is the airport most travelers will use when flying to Chicago from Tampa. Booking flights from Tampa (TPA) to Chicago should be relatively easy as there are 42 daily outbound flights to Chicago from 9 different airlines.

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 $60, but on average you can expect to pay $79.

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 $79.

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, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

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

On average 27 flights depart from Tampa to Chicago per day.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 26% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Noon) - 33% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 33% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 7% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Tampa to Chicago?

Departing from Tampa to Chicago will take you 2h 42m. The distance between Tampa and 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 $60. Another airline that can offer you cheap pricing is Spirit Airlines. These flights start at 72% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

What are the most popular routes from Tampa to Chicago?

When deciding which route to take from Tampa to Chicago consider Tampa - Chicago O'Hare Intl, Tampa - Chicago Midway or Tampa - Chicago Greater Rockford as they are the most popular.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Tampa to Chicago?

Consider American Airlines, Delta or Frontier when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Tampa to Chicago.

What are the most reliable airlines from Tampa to Chicago?

Consider Qatar Airways (89%), ANA (86%) or LOT (84%) when booking your flight. These represent the most reliable airlines when flying from Tampa to Chicago.

What are the cheapest flights from Tampa to Chicago?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $49. While the most popular route (Tampa - Chicago O'Hare Intl) can be booked for $78 on average our data indicates $407 when flying from Tampa to Chicago.

Alternative routes for Tampa to Chicago

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Top 7 airlines flying from Tampa to Chicago

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Tampa 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$12Average$21FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time66%COVID-19 safety
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FrontierCheapest$57Average$152FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time62%COVID-19 safety
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Spirit AirlinesCheapest$81Average$236FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time65%COVID-19 safety
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United AirlinesCheapest$119Average$307FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
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American AirlinesCheapest$139Average$264FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%COVID-19 safety
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Allegiant AirCheapest$170Average$227FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time88%COVID-19 safety
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DeltaCheapest$222Average$424FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Tampa to Chicago

See what time of day planes typically take off from Tampa to Chicago
13%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
45%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
30%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
12%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM

Weekly flight availability from Tampa to Chicago

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Tampa to Chicago
Sunday39daily flights
Monday49daily flights
Tuesday45daily flights
Wednesday45daily flights
Thursday42daily flights
Friday44daily flights
Saturday31daily flights
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