Cheap flights from Tucson to Chicago (TUS - CHI)

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The best prices from Tucson to Chicago are usually found in August or July, booked 38 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Wednesday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Tucson (TUS) to Chicago (CHI)

All the information you need to plan the best TUS to CHI flight in 2021: compare Tucson to Chicago flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Chicago.
TUS - CHI
Price
$236 - $419
CHI
Temperature
33.8 - 84.2 °F
CHI
Rainfall
0.7 - 4.3 inches

Popular in

June

High demand for flights, 9% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 38% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$236

From Tucson to Chicago

One-way from

$148

One-way flight from Tucson 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 Tucson to Chicago?

Users have found that flying from Tucson to Chicago on a Saturday 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 Tucson to Chicago?

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 20 days in advance to save up to 10% 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 20 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 Tucson to Chicago 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $137, or $157 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Tucson 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 Tucson 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 Tucson to Chicago (TUS - CHI)?

Unlike in the morning, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 47% on flights from Tucson to Chicago by exploring options for tickets in the evening.

Cheap flights from Tucson to Chicago in May, June 2021

The best prices found for TUS to CHI flights for May, June
27 May - 2 Jun
$240pp
TUS
Tucson
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
TUS
Tucson
3 Jun - 16 Jun
$246pp
TUS
Tucson
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
TUS
Tucson
18 May - 22 May
$250pp
TUS
Tucson
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
TUS
Tucson

Tucson to Chicago 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Tucson found for this year
27 May - 2 Jun
$240pp
TUS
Tucson
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
TUS
Tucson
3 Jun - 16 Jun
$246pp
TUS
Tucson
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
TUS
Tucson
18 May - 22 May
$250pp
TUS
Tucson
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
TUS
Tucson

Non-stop flights to Chicago from Tucson

Save time with Tucson to Chicago direct flight deals
18 Aug - 23 Aug
$273pp
TUS
Tucson
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
TUS
Tucson
20 Aug - 23 Aug
$293pp
TUS
Tucson
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
TUS
Tucson
6 Oct - 12 Oct
$311pp
TUS
Tucson
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
TUS
Tucson

Last minute flights from Tucson to Chicago

Late deals on round-trip flights to Chicago from Tucson, departing today and this week
15 May - 18 May
$262pp
TUS
Tucson
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
TUS
Tucson
13 May - 15 May
$269pp
TUS
Tucson
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
TUS
Tucson
15 May - 18 May
$277pp
TUS
Tucson
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
TUS
Tucson

One-way flights to Chicago from Tucson

The cheapest one-way flights from Tucson to Chicago
9:08 am - 7:21 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
8h 13m
TUS - ORD
Frontier
$148
Kiwi.com
2:20 pm - 1:37 am
Alaska Airlines
1 Stop
9h 17m
TUS - ORD
Alaska Airlines
5:16 am - 12:49 pm
Allegiant Air
2 Stops
29h 33m
TUS - MDW
Allegiant Air
$183
Gotogate

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Tucson to Chicago

Are flight prices decreasing from Tucson 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 Tucson 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 Tucson 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. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitizing their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travelers safer while flying from Tucson to Chicago. Policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from Tucson to Chicago have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Tucson to Chicago that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are American Airlines, United Airlines, and Delta. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

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

Tucson (TUS), located 7.5 mi from the city center, is the airport you fly out of when you book flights from Tucson to Chicago. 4 airlines have flights from Tucson to Chicago on a regular basis. Booking flights from Tucson to Chicago should not be difficult; the airport handles an average of 3 outbound flights to Chicago per day.

Can I find flights from Tucson to Chicago for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Tucson to Chicago for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $240, but on average you can expect to pay $271.

Are there nonstop flights from Tucson to Chicago for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Tucson to Chicago under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Tucson to Chicago is less than $367.

Are there last-minute flights available from Tucson to Chicago for under $300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Tucson to Chicago within the next 7 days for less than $300.

What days are nonstop flights available from Tucson to Chicago?

Days when nonstop flights are available for this flight are: Monday, Tuesday.

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

2 flight departures from Tucson to Chicago per day on average.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 50% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Noon) - 50% of flight departures

Is Tucson weather warmer or cooler than Chicago?

With an average temperature of 102 °F, peak weather can be found in June. As a traveler, expect to see changes in flight prices during that period. The temperatures in Chicago are colder than in Tucson.

How long is the flight from Tucson to Chicago?

Departing from Tucson to Chicago will take you 3h 24m. Airlines will cover a distance of 1443 mi. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both nonstop flights and flights with stops.

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

Our cheapest airline available from Tucson to Chicago is American Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $273 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Delta and United Airlines, starting at $291 and $310 round-trip. American Airlines is currently priced 28% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $99 on Frontier. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include American Airlines from $137 and Delta from $146 one-way.

Alternative routes for Tucson 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 Tucson to Chicago.
Flight duration
3h 33m
Average temperature for May in Chicago
71.6 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Chicago
4.3 ″

Airports servicing Tucson

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Top 3 airlines flying from Tucson to Chicago

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Tucson 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
United Airlines
$181 $378 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$204 $432 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$145 $447 No cancel fee N/A

Hourly flight availability from Tucson to Chicago

See what time of day planes typically take off from Tucson towards Chicago.
Morning 6 AM to noon 72% of TUS to CHI departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 28% of TUS to CHI departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 0% of TUS to CHI departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of TUS to CHI departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Tucson to Chicago
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Tucson to Chicago.
Sunday
3 daily flights
Monday
5 daily flights
Tuesday
5 daily flights
Wednesday
7 daily flights
Thursday
1 daily flight
Friday
3 daily flights
Saturday
1 daily flight
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