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 Saturday or Thursday and return on a Wednesday

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 2022: 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
Rainfall
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

$68

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 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.

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 morning tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the evening could potentially save you up to 33% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Tampa to Chicago in May, June 2022

The best prices found for TPA to CHI flights for May, June
22 Jun - 22 Jun
$165pp
TPA
Tampa
Frontier
Non-Stop
MDW
Chicago Midway
MDW
Chicago Midway
Frontier
Non-Stop
TPA
Tampa
22 Jun - 25 Jun
$170pp
TPA
Tampa
Frontier
Non-Stop
MDW
Chicago Midway
MDW
Chicago Midway
Frontier
Non-Stop
TPA
Tampa
22 Jun - 29 Jun
$171pp
TPA
Tampa
Frontier
Non-Stop
MDW
Chicago Midway
MDW
Chicago Midway
Frontier
Non-Stop
TPA
Tampa

Tampa to Chicago 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Tampa found for this year
20 Sep - 21 Sep
$132pp
TPA
Tampa
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
TPA
Tampa
20 Sep - 21 Sep
$133pp
TPA
Tampa
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
TPA
Tampa
21 Sep - 24 Sep
$138pp
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
20 Sep - 21 Sep
$133pp
TPA
Tampa
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
TPA
Tampa
21 Sep - 24 Sep
$138pp
TPA
Tampa
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
TPA
Tampa
14 Sep - 21 Sep
$139pp
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
4 Jun - 15 Jun
$193pp
TPA
Tampa
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MDW
Chicago Midway
MDW
Chicago Midway
Frontier
Non-Stop
TPA
Tampa
4 Jun - 21 Jun
$197pp
TPA
Tampa
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MDW
Chicago Midway
MDW
Chicago Midway
Frontier
Non-Stop
TPA
Tampa
3 Jun - 9 Jun
$198pp
TPA
Tampa
Frontier
Non-Stop
MDW
Chicago Midway
MDW
Chicago Midway
Frontier
Non-Stop
TPA
Tampa

One-way flights to Chicago from Tampa

The cheapest one-way flights from Tampa to Chicago
10:33 am - 12:31 pm
Frontier
Nonstop
2h 58m
TPA - MDW
Frontier
$68
Flights by SU
10:33 am - 12:31 pm
Frontier
Nonstop
2h 58m
TPA - MDW
Frontier
$72
Flights by SU
2:33 pm - 4:31 pm
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
2h 58m
TPA - ORD
Spirit Airlines
$73
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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

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 37 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 $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Tampa to Chicago for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $133, but on average you can expect to pay $148.

Are there nonstop flights from Tampa to Chicago for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Tampa to Chicago under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Tampa to Chicago is less than $147.

Are there last-minute flights available from Tampa to Chicago for under $200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Tampa to Chicago within the next 7 days for less than $200.

What days are nonstop flights available from Tampa to Chicago?

You can find nonstop flights on the following days: Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

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

On average 30 flights depart from Tampa to Chicago per day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 67% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 7% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 27% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Tampa to Chicago?

Departing from Tampa to Chicago will take you 2h 58m. 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 $133. Another airline that can offer you cheap pricing is Frontier.

What are the most reliable airlines from Tampa to Chicago?

Consider ANA (92%), Qatar Airways (88%) or Royal Jordanian (87%) 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 $73. While the most popular route (Tampa - Chicago O'Hare Intl) can be booked for $133 on average our data indicates $594 when flying from Tampa to Chicago.

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 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.

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 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) 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 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) 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 49m
Average temperature for May in Chicago
71.6 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Chicago
4.3 ″

Airports servicing Tampa

Airports servicing Chicago

Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

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.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Juneyao Airlines
$12 $21 No cancel fee 66%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Juneyao Airlines. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Frontier
$29 $131 No cancel fee 62%
Spirit Airlines
$43 $129 No cancel fee 65%
United Airlines
$68 $216 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$78 $316 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$81 $238 No cancel fee N/A
Allegiant Air
$192 $227 No cancel fee 88%

Hourly flight availability from Tampa to Chicago

See what time of day planes typically take off from Tampa towards Chicago.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 47% of TPA to CHI departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 36% of TPA to CHI departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 9% of TPA to CHI departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 8% 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
41 daily flights
Tuesday
42 daily flights
Wednesday
43 daily flights
Thursday
40 daily flights
Friday
41 daily flights
Saturday
22 daily flights
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