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
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

Average price

$172

Average for round-trip flights in June 2021

Round-trip from

$70

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 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 June, July 2021

The best prices found for TPA to CHI flights for June, July
26 Jun - 28 Jun
$59pp
TPA
Tampa
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
TPA
Tampa
22 Jun - 26 Jun
$60pp
TPA
Tampa
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
TPA
Tampa
24 Jun - 27 Jun
$61pp
TPA
Tampa
Spirit 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
26 Jun - 28 Jun
$59pp
TPA
Tampa
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
TPA
Tampa
22 Jun - 26 Jun
$60pp
TPA
Tampa
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
TPA
Tampa
24 Jun - 27 Jun
$61pp
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
26 Jun - 28 Jun
$59pp
TPA
Tampa
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
TPA
Tampa
22 Jun - 26 Jun
$60pp
TPA
Tampa
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
TPA
Tampa
24 Jun - 27 Jun
$61pp
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
22 Jun - 26 Jun
$60pp
TPA
Tampa
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
TPA
Tampa
22 Jun - 26 Jun
$84pp
TPA
Tampa
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
TPA
Tampa
22 Jun - 23 Jun
$87pp
TPA
Tampa
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
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TPA
Tampa

One-way flights to Chicago from Tampa

The cheapest one-way flights from Tampa to Chicago
4:00 am - 5:47 am
United Airlines
Nonstop
2h 47m
TPA - ORD
United Airlines
$79
United
8:42 am - 8:26 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
12h 44m
TPA - ORD
Multiple Airlines
$83
Kiwi.com
11:04 am - 1:04 pm
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
3h 00m
TPA - ORD
Spirit Airlines
$84
Expedia

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Tampa</span> to <span class="emphasized">Chicago</span> flights.

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.

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.

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 41 daily outbound flights to Chicago from 8 different airlines.

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 $59, but on average you can expect to pay $88.

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 $91.

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, Saturday.

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 56m. 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 $59. Another airline that can offer you cheap pricing is Frontier. Spirit Airlines is 51% 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?

$29 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Spirit Airlines. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Frontier and United Airlines, with prices starting from $50 and $79, respectively.

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
2h 52m
Average temperature for June in Chicago
78.8 °F
Avg rainfall for June in Chicago
3.4 ″

Airports servicing Tampa

Airports servicing Chicago

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%
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

See what time of day planes typically take off from Tampa towards Chicago.
Morning 6 AM to noon 48% of TPA to CHI departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 46% of TPA to CHI departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 3% of TPA to CHI departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 3% of TPA to CHI departures
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6 AM
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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
37 daily flights
Monday
46 daily flights
Tuesday
26 daily flights
Wednesday
24 daily flights
Thursday
39 daily flights
Friday
57 daily flights
Saturday
58 daily flights
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