Cheap flights from Chicago (CHI) to Fairbanks (FAI)

CHI — FAI
May 27 — Jun 31

The best prices from Chicago to Fairbanks are usually found in August or July, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Monday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from Chicago to Fairbanks

All the information you need to plan the best CHI to FAI flight in 2022: compare Chicago to Fairbanks flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Fairbanks.

CHI - FAI

Price

$412 - $557

FAI

Temperature

-7.6 - 62.6 °F

FAI

Rainfall

0.3 - 2.2 inches

Popular inNovemberHigh demand for flights, 19% potential price rise
Cheapest inAugustBest time to find cheap flights, 9% potential price drop
Average price$437Average for round-trip flights in May 2022
Round-trip from$412From Chicago (CHI) to Fairbanks

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

Flying to your destination on a Friday can be more expensive, but this shouldn’t discourage you from finding affordable options to get to Fairbanks. Check prices with Cheapflights to find a great deal for your trip.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Chicago to Fairbanks?

To save up to 97% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 61 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Chicago to Fairbanks from $574 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $914 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of August. Prices to Fairbanks from Chicago average $452. You can even find prices in August for less than $452, as users have found deals to Fairbanks from as low as $318. The month of November appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Fairbanks from Chicago. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 23%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago to Fairbanks (CHI - FAI)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Chicago to Fairbanks in the evening. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 25% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Fairbanks in May, June 2022

The best prices found for CHI to FAI flights for May, June
Jun 5 - Jun 11
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

FAI

Fairbanks

2 stops

20h 24m
FAI

Fairbanks

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

5h 53m
$612

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 5/20/22

Jun 10 - Jun 11
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

FAI

Fairbanks

1 stop

21h 24m
FAI

Fairbanks

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

5h 53m
$614

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 5/20/22

Jun 19 - Jun 27
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

FAI

Fairbanks

Nonstop

6h 34m
FAI

Fairbanks

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

5h 56m
$617

United Airlines

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Deal found 5/22/22

Chicago to Fairbanks 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Fairbanks from Chicago found for this year
Sep 3 - Sep 12
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

FAI

Fairbanks

1 stop

11h 10m
FAI

Fairbanks

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

29h 02m
$338

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 5/19/22

Sep 3 - Sep 12
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

FAI

Fairbanks

1 stop

11h 10m
FAI

Fairbanks

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

23h 43m
$340

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 5/19/22

Sep 3 - Sep 13
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

FAI

Fairbanks

1 stop

9h 20m
FAI

Fairbanks

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

29h 02m
$363

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 5/19/22

Cheap Delta flights from Chicago to Fairbanks

Sep 16 - Sep 23
MDW

Chicago Midway

FAI

Fairbanks

2 stops

18h 06m
FAI

Fairbanks

MDW

Chicago Midway

2 stops

14h 01m
$792

Delta

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Deal found 5/20/22

Sep 26 - Sep 29
MDW

Chicago Midway

FAI

Fairbanks

2 stops

18h 06m
FAI

Fairbanks

MDW

Chicago Midway

2 stops

14h 01m
$882

Delta

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Deal found 5/20/22

Aug 2 - Aug 9
MDW

Chicago Midway

FAI

Fairbanks

2 stops

17h 25m
FAI

Fairbanks

MDW

Chicago Midway

1 stop

7h 42m
$886

Delta

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Deal found 5/20/22

Non-stop flights to Fairbanks from Chicago

Save time with Chicago to Fairbanks direct flight deals
Jun 23 - Jun 25
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

FAI

Fairbanks

Nonstop

6h 34m
FAI

Fairbanks

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

5h 56m
$617

United Airlines

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Deal found 5/21/22

Jul 28 - Aug 14
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

FAI

Fairbanks

Nonstop

6h 38m
FAI

Fairbanks

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

5h 56m
$652

United Airlines

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Deal found 5/19/22

Aug 11 - Aug 15
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

FAI

Fairbanks

Nonstop

6h 38m
FAI

Fairbanks

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

5h 56m
$665

United Airlines

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Deal found 5/19/22

Last minute flights from Chicago to Fairbanks

Late deals on return flights to Fairbanks from Chicago, departing today and this week
May 27 - May 28
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

FAI

Fairbanks

2 stops

21h 11m
FAI

Fairbanks

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

8h 44m
$786

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 5/21/22

May 27 - May 29
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

FAI

Fairbanks

2 stops

21h 11m
FAI

Fairbanks

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

8h 04m
$916

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 5/21/22

May 27 - May 29
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

FAI

Fairbanks

2 stops

21h 11m
FAI

Fairbanks

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

11h 51m
$921

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 5/21/22

One-way flights to Fairbanks from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Fairbanks
Aug 23
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

FAI

Fairbanks

2 stops

40h 39m
$284

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 5/20/22

Jun 5
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

FAI

Fairbanks

Nonstop

6h 34m
$307

United Airlines

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Deal found 5/19/22

Nov 9
MDW

Chicago Midway

FAI

Fairbanks

2 stops

32h 36m
$318

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 5/20/22

Related info for your journey

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

What airport do you fly into for flights to Fairbanks from Chicago?

Located just 4.5 mi from the city center, Fairbanks is the airport most travelers will use when flying to Fairbanks from Chicago. Booking flights from Chicago to Fairbanks (FAI) should be relatively easy as there are 0 daily inbound flights from Chicago from 5 different airlines.

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

Delta, Alaska Airlines, and United 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 Chicago to Fairbanks for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Fairbanks for under $400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $338, but on average you can expect to pay $395.

Are there nonstop flights from Chicago to Fairbanks for under $700 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Chicago to Fairbanks under $700. A good price for a nonstop flight from Chicago to Fairbanks is less than $784.

Are there last-minute flights available from Chicago to Fairbanks for under $800?

There are currently 12+ open flights from Chicago to Fairbanks within the next 7 days for less than $800.

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

For one-way options, check prices for United Airlines. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $307. Users have also found prices from $419 and $441 on Alaska Airlines and Delta, respectively.

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

When booking a flight from Chicago to Fairbanks, you may want to consider flying on American Airlines, Alaska Airlines or Delta as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the cheapest flights from Chicago to Fairbanks?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $138. While the most popular route (Chicago O'Hare Intl - Fairbanks) can be booked for $340 on average our data indicates $764 when flying from Chicago to Fairbanks.

Alternative routes for Chicago to Fairbanks

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Top 4 airlines flying from Chicago to Fairbanks

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Chicago to Fairbanks choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Alaska AirlinesCheapest$163Average$390FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%COVID-19 safety
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United AirlinesCheapest$210Average$600FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
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DeltaCheapest$262Average$363FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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American AirlinesCheapest$296Average$389FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%COVID-19 safety
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