Cheap flights from Chicago (CHI) to Florida

CHI — MIA
Feb 7 — Feb 141

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

Find a great deal and save up to 17% by booking at least 44 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Chicago to Florida within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $257.

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

January can be a great time to fly to Florida from Chicago with a flight ticket averaging about $255. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of January for as cheap as $103. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of June.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago to Florida (CHI - FL)?

When flying from Chicago to Florida, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Florida in February, March 2023

The best prices found for CHI to Florida flights for February, March
Feb 21 - Feb 28
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

MCO

Orlando

Nonstop

3h 06m
MCO

Orlando

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

3h 10m
$55

Frontier

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Deal found 1/31

Feb 21 - Feb 28
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

MCO

Orlando

Nonstop

3h 06m
MCO

Orlando

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

3h 10m
$59

Frontier

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Deal found 1/30

Feb 8 - Feb 15
MDW

Chicago Midway

FLL

Fort Lauderdale

Nonstop

3h 03m
FLL

Fort Lauderdale

MDW

Chicago Midway

Nonstop

3h 17m
$60

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/30

Chicago to Florida 2023 flight deals

Cheap flights to Florida from Chicago found for this year
Feb 21 - Feb 28
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

MCO

Orlando

Nonstop

3h 06m
MCO

Orlando

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

3h 10m
$55

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/31

Feb 21 - Feb 28
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

MCO

Orlando

Nonstop

3h 06m
MCO

Orlando

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

3h 10m
$59

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/30

Feb 8 - Feb 15
MDW

Chicago Midway

FLL

Fort Lauderdale

Nonstop

3h 03m
FLL

Fort Lauderdale

MDW

Chicago Midway

Nonstop

3h 17m
$60

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/30

Cheap Frontier flights from Chicago to Florida

Feb 21 - Feb 28
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

MCO

Orlando

Nonstop

3h 06m
MCO

Orlando

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

3h 10m
$55

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/31

Feb 8 - Feb 11
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

MCO

Orlando

Nonstop

3h 03m
MCO

Orlando

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

3h 08m
$59

Frontier

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Deal found 1/30

Feb 28 - Mar 7
MDW

Chicago Midway

MIA

Miami

Nonstop

2h 57m
MIA

Miami

MDW

Chicago Midway

Nonstop

3h 12m
$60

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/30

Cheap Spirit Airlines flights from Chicago to Florida

Mar 14 - Mar 21
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

MIA

Miami

Nonstop

3h 18m
MIA

Miami

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

3h 34m
$69

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/30

Mar 15 - Mar 22
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

TPA

Tampa

Nonstop

2h 49m
TPA

Tampa

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

3h 01m
$74

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 2/1

Mar 15 - Mar 22
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

MIA

Miami

Nonstop

3h 18m
MIA

Miami

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

3h 34m
$75

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/31

Non-stop flights to Florida from Chicago

Save time with Chicago to Florida direct flight deals
Feb 21 - Feb 28
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

MCO

Orlando

Nonstop

3h 06m
MCO

Orlando

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

3h 10m
$55

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/31

Feb 21 - Feb 28
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

MCO

Orlando

Nonstop

3h 06m
MCO

Orlando

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

3h 10m
$59

Frontier

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Deal found 1/30

Feb 28 - Mar 7
MDW

Chicago Midway

FLL

Fort Lauderdale

Nonstop

3h 03m
FLL

Fort Lauderdale

MDW

Chicago Midway

Nonstop

3h 17m
$60

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/31

Last minute flights from Chicago to Florida

Late deals on return flights to Florida from Chicago, departing today and this week
Feb 8 - Feb 11
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

MCO

Orlando

Nonstop

3h 03m
MCO

Orlando

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

3h 08m
$59

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/30

Feb 8 - Feb 15
MDW

Chicago Midway

FLL

Fort Lauderdale

Nonstop

3h 03m
FLL

Fort Lauderdale

MDW

Chicago Midway

Nonstop

3h 17m
$60

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/30

Feb 7 - Feb 15
MDW

Chicago Midway

MIA

Miami

Nonstop

2h 57m
MIA

Miami

MDW

Chicago Midway

Nonstop

3h 12m
$60

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/30

One-way flights to Florida from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Florida
Feb 25
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

MCO

Orlando

Nonstop

3h 06m
$30

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/30

Feb 14
MDW

Chicago Midway

FLL

Fort Lauderdale

Nonstop

3h 03m
$31

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/31

Feb 7
MDW

Chicago Midway

MIA

Miami

Nonstop

2h 57m
$31

Frontier

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Deal found 1/30

Reviews of Airlines Servicing Florida

Delta
7.9
Good
2,046 reviews

Overall

7.9

Entertainment

7.8

Crew

8.5

Comfort

7.9

Boarding

8.0

Food

7.2

Reviews

1 / 10

HA gate agents pointed the finger at Delta and didn’t really care if I got to Lihue or not.

Delta
7.9
Good
2,046 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
2,046 reviews

Overall

7.9

Entertainment

7.8

Crew

8.5

Comfort

7.9

Boarding

8.0

Food

7.2

Reviews

1 / 10

HA gate agents pointed the finger at Delta and didn’t really care if I got to Lihue or not.

JetBlue
7.7
Good
375 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
2,046 reviews

Overall

7.9

Entertainment

7.8

Crew

8.5

Comfort

7.9

Boarding

8.0

Food

7.2

Reviews

1 / 10

HA gate agents pointed the finger at Delta and didn’t really care if I got to Lihue or not.

United Airlines
7.6
Good
1,184 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
2,046 reviews

Overall

7.9

Entertainment

7.8

Crew

8.5

Comfort

7.9

Boarding

8.0

Food

7.2

Reviews

1 / 10

HA gate agents pointed the finger at Delta and didn’t really care if I got to Lihue or not.

American Airlines
7.4
Good
1,668 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
2,046 reviews

Overall

7.9

Entertainment

7.8

Crew

8.5

Comfort

7.9

Boarding

8.0

Food

7.2

Reviews

1 / 10

HA gate agents pointed the finger at Delta and didn’t really care if I got to Lihue or not.

Spirit Airlines
6.9
Okay
716 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
2,046 reviews

Overall

7.9

Entertainment

7.8

Crew

8.5

Comfort

7.9

Boarding

8.0

Food

7.2

Reviews

1 / 10

HA gate agents pointed the finger at Delta and didn’t really care if I got to Lihue or not.

Related info for your journey

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

Florida often provides a refuge for residents in Chicago looking to get away from bitterly cold winters. The state is home to some of the most popular beaches and tourist destinations in the country, making it a great option for singles, couples and families looking for a getaway. Between Disney World, Miami Beach and the Florida Keys, there's no shortage of fun to be had in Florida.

How long is the flight from Chicago to Florida?

The flight from Chicago to Florida will vary depending on which city you plan to travel to, but all of the direct flights are relatively short, so you can arrive at your destination quickly. Flights to Orlando from Chicago last approximately two hours and 10 minutes, while a flight to Miami takes about an hour longer.

Which airlines operate flights from Chicago to Florida?

Many major airlines offer flights from either of Chicago's main airports to multiple destinations in Florida. These carriers include United, Delta, American, Frontier, Spirit and jetBlue.

How frequent are flights between Chicago and Florida?

Depending on the day of the week and the time of day, flights from Chicago to Florida take off almost every hour, and sometimes even more frequently than that. Some destinations may have more flights than others, so keep this in mind as you prepare your itinerary.

Which airports serve Chicago to Florida?

Chicago is served by O'Hare international Airport and Chicago Midway International Airport. Florida is home to Miami International Airport, Pensacola International Airport, Daytona International Airport and Orlando International Airport, just to name a few.

Which direct flight route between Chicago and Florida is cheapest?

The cheapest direct flight route between Chicago and Florida is the nonstop route from Chicago to Orlando. You can also find low fares for direct flights to Miami and Fort Lauderdale. Both Florida and Chicago are home to fun, hardworking locals who know how to enjoy the best that their hometowns have to offer. However, the climates couldn't be more different. Summers in Florida are hot and humid, much more so than Chicago summers, and winters in Florida tend to be mild and enjoyable. Native Chicagoans visiting Florida will feel right at home in the bustling metropolis that is Miami, and they can get the world-famous theme park experiences in Orlando/Kissimmee. The white sandy beaches of Florida's coastline provides plenty of space for visitors to relax, and Chicagoans will feel right at home, as they have plenty of access to beautiful beaches in their fair city too. Put our convenient smart engine to use, and find cheap flights from Chicago to any of Florida's most popular destination cities for your next vacation getaway.

How busy are the airports in Chicago and Florida?

There are a large number of flight options that can take travellers from the midwestern city of Chicago, the capital of Illinois, to Florida, affectionately known as the Sunshine State. All flights making the trip from Chicago to Florida will depart from a single airport—the behemoth major transportation hub of Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport (ORD). While there are a range of very popular destinations throughout the state of Florida, some of the most frequented locations are the southeastern city of Miami, serviced by Miami International Airport (MIA); the central Floridian city of Orlando, serviced by Orlando International Airport (MCO); and the western coastal city of Tampa, serviced by Tampa International Airport (TPA).

Which airlines fly directly from Chicago to Florida?

A number of American-based airlines provide service from Chicago to various popular cities in Florida, and many of them offer options for non-stop flights. Three primary carriers provide a large portion of these service options. Specifically, these include the well-known companies American Airlines, United Airlines, and Delta Air Lines. The duration of non-stop flights from Chicago to Florida will vary based on the carrier and the destination city, so non-stop routes will run anywhere from about 2h and 39min to 3h 12min.

What are the layover options between Chicago and Florida?

While there are many flights that operate directly from Chicago to various popular destination cities in Florida, there are also a great number of options that include at least a single layover. There are a broad number of potential layover cities on the route, but there are a handful of airports that see the most frequent layovers for flights that are Florida-bound. For instance, a great number of options will land at North Carolina’s Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) before completing the final leg of the trip. Alternatively, there are several flights that will land at Texas’s Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW). Passengers will find that flights from Chicago to Florida that have layovers can range anywhere from 4h 31min to as long as about 13h 13min. These flights with layovers are usually not cheaper than those that fly directly to Florida.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly from Chicago to Florida?

Travellers taking domestic flights from Chicago to Florida are not required to have a passport to make the trip. However, passengers will need to show a valid government-issued form of ID. That ID must include the traveller’s full name and date of birth. It should also have a photograph of the ID holder. A visa is also not required for the trip from Chicago to Florida.

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

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

Can I find flights from Chicago to Florida for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Florida for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $55, but on average you can expect to pay $64.

Are there nonstop flights from Chicago to Florida for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Chicago to Florida under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Chicago to Florida is less than $64.

Are there last-minute flights available from Chicago to Florida for under $100?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Chicago to Florida within the next 7 days for less than $100.

What days are nonstop flights available from Chicago to Florida?

Nonstop flights are available for this route on the following days: Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

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

On average, you can expect to see 28 flights from Chicago to Florida a day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 43% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 57% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Chicago to Florida?

There are many flights that can get you from Chicago to Florida in 3h 06m. Fly via Frontier or Spirit Airlines to get the fastest option. The distance between Chicago and Florida is about 1205 mi. Most flights are nonstop.

What are the most popular routes from Chicago to Florida?

While some choose either Chicago O'Hare Intl - Miami or Chicago O'Hare Intl - Orlando, Chicago O'Hare Intl - Fort Lauderdale is the most popular route from Chicago to Florida.

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

The most popular airlines flying from Chicago to Florida are Undisclosed Carrier, American Airlines and Alaska Airlines. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the most reliable airlines from Chicago to Florida?

Before booking your flight to Florida from Chicago, check out the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time: Avianca (83%), American Airlines (75%), Scandinavian Airlines( 75%).

What are the cheapest flights from Chicago to Florida?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $39. While the most popular route (Chicago O'Hare Intl - Fort Lauderdale) can be booked for $94 on average our data indicates $1,118 when flying from Chicago to Florida.

What are the most eco-friendly airlines from Chicago to Florida?

United Airlines is considered the most eco-friendly airline from Chicago to Florida. The airline is an esteemed leader in environmental sustainability endeavors across the globe. United continues to be at the forefront of finding innovative ways to protect the environment and the skies for a more sustainable future by demonstrating key actions in its various flights. United purchases a blend of 30% low-carbon aviation biofuel and the regular 70% jet fuel from World energy. Sustainable aviation biofuel reduces greenhouse gas emissions by up to 60% on a lifecycle basis. In the Economy class flights, the airline is substituting traditional food options with a fully recyclable plated service. In the premium class, United Airlines uses green service ware. The plastic lids initially used have been swapped for beeswax snack wrappers, while the traditional stirring sticks have been replaced with an eco-friendly version, made of 100% bamboo.

How can I fly more sustainably from Chicago to Florida?

While the air travel footprint on the global greenhouse gas emissions is at a lowly 2%, the number keeps growing. Nonetheless, there are certain measures that you can take to engage in more sustainable travel from Chicago to Florida. Choose to fly non-stop when viable to conserve fuel. While more expensive, flying non-stop from Chicago to Florida can reduce your carbon imprint on the environment. The plane discharges more emissions during departure and landing than while cruising. Given that the weight of the aircraft affects how much fuel it consumes, travelers are advised to pack light to reduce their impact on the plane's freight load. Also, try to avoid using plastic water bottles while flying.

Top 9 airlines flying from Chicago to Florida

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Chicago to Florida choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Alaska AirlinesCheapest$5Average$477FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%COVID-19 safety
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Juneyao AirlinesCheapest$12Average$22FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time66%COVID-19 safety
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FrontierCheapest$28Average$189FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time62%COVID-19 safety
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JetBlueCheapest$33Average$198FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time62%COVID-19 safety
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Spirit AirlinesCheapest$46Average$213FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time65%COVID-19 safety
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Allegiant AirCheapest$96Average$274FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time88%COVID-19 safety
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United AirlinesCheapest$101Average$404FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
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American AirlinesCheapest$141Average$390FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%COVID-19 safety
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DeltaCheapest$186Average$451FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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32%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
4%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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