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)

All the information you need to plan the best TPA to CHI flight in 2021: compare Tampa to Chicago flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Chicago.
TPA - CHI
Price
$70 - $172
CHI
Temperature
23 - 73.4 °F
CHI
Precipitation
1.7 - 4.9 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 (CHI)

One-way from

$44

One-way flight from Tampa to Chicago (CHI)

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?

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

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, August can be a great choice for travel to Chicago. Flights to Chicago from Tampa in August are about $122 on average during August, but can be found for as low as $34.

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 afternoon tend to be the most expensive. A flight at noon could potentially save you up to 25% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Tampa to Chicago in October, November 2021

The best prices found for TPA to CHI flights for October, November
10 Nov - 13 Nov
$34pp
TPA
Tampa
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
TPA
Tampa
4 Nov - 8 Nov
$42pp
TPA
Tampa
Frontier
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
TPA
Tampa
4 Nov - 6 Nov
$44pp
TPA
Tampa
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
TPA
Tampa

Tampa to Chicago 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Tampa found for this year
2 Dec - 6 Dec
$34pp
TPA
Tampa
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
TPA
Tampa
10 Dec - 13 Dec
$35pp
TPA
Tampa
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
TPA
Tampa
9 Dec - 14 Dec
$37pp
TPA
Tampa
Spirit 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

Save time with Tampa to Chicago direct flight deals
10 Dec - 14 Dec
$34pp
TPA
Tampa
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
TPA
Tampa
10 Dec - 13 Dec
$35pp
TPA
Tampa
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
TPA
Tampa
9 Dec - 14 Dec
$37pp
TPA
Tampa
Spirit 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

Late deals on round-trip flights to Chicago from Tampa, departing today and this week
23 Oct - 26 Oct
$34pp
TPA
Tampa
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
TPA
Tampa
23 Oct - 26 Oct
$46pp
TPA
Tampa
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
TPA
Tampa
23 Oct - 25 Oct
$58pp
TPA
Tampa
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
TPA
Tampa

One-way flights to Chicago from Tampa

The cheapest one-way flights from Tampa to Chicago
1:02 pm - 3:03 pm
Frontier
Nonstop
3h 01m
TPA - ORD
Frontier
$44
Hotwire
2:45 am - 4:37 am
United Airlines
Nonstop
2h 52m
TPA - ORD
United Airlines
$49
United
4:31 pm - 4:20 pm
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
24h 49m
TPA - ORD
Spirit Airlines
$55
Gotogate

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Tampa to Chicago

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 8 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 Spirit Airlines for just $34, but on average you can expect to pay $51.

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 $52.

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, Saturday.

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

On average 6 flights depart from Tampa to Chicago per day.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 67% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 33% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Tampa to Chicago?

Departing from Tampa to Chicago will take you 2h 49m. 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 $34. Another airline that can offer you cheap pricing is Frontier. These flights start at 72% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Spirit Airlines. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $15. Users have also found prices from $35 and $49 on Frontier and United Airlines, respectively.

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

Consider Major Airline, American Airlines or Delta when booking your flight. These represent the most popular 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 $34 on average our data indicates $413 when flying from Tampa to Chicago

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 reliable airlines from Tampa to Chicago?

Consider Austrian Airlines (98%), SWISS (98%) or Brussels Airlines (98%) when booking your flight. These represent the most reliable airlines when flying from Tampa to Chicago.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Chicago, IL

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Chicago from Tampa?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Chicago within the United States

Most visitors from Tampa need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Chicago.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Tampa must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Chicago.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Tampa are not required to quarantine after entering Chicago.

Do I need a test to fly back to Tampa from Chicago?

Returning to Tampa from Chicago

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Chicago must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Tampa.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Chicago are not required to quarantine after entering Tampa.

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Alternative routes for Tampa to Chicago

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

Destination information for Chicago

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Tampa to Chicago.
Flight duration from TPA to Chicago
2h 48m
Average temperature for October in Chicago
64.4 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Chicago
2.6 ″

Airports servicing Tampa

Airports servicing Chicago

Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Top 6 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.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Frontier
$28 $176 No cancel fee 62%
United Airlines
$48 $228 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$50 $206 No cancel fee 71%
Spirit Airlines
$56 $176 No cancel fee 65%
Delta
$92 $256 No cancel fee N/A
Southwest
$253 $401 No cancel fee 63%

Hourly flight availability from Tampa to Chicago

See what time of day planes typically take off from Tampa towards Chicago.
Morning 6 AM to noon 57% of TPA to CHI departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 40% of TPA to CHI departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 2% of TPA to CHI departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 1% of TPA to CHI departures
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.
Sunday
32 daily flights
Monday
46 daily flights
Tuesday
42 daily flights
Wednesday
49 daily flights
Thursday
50 daily flights
Friday
50 daily flights
Saturday
28 daily flights
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