Cheap flights from Chicago (CHI) to Florida (FL)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Chicago (CHI) to Florida

All the information you need to plan the best CHI to MIA flight in 2022: compare Chicago to Florida flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Florida.
What is the cheapest month to fly from Chicago to Florida?

August can be a great time to fly to Florida from Chicago with a flight ticket averaging about $179. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of August for as cheap as $48. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

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 May, June 2022

The best prices found for CHI to Florida flights for May, June
23 May - 24 May
$91pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
23 May - 26 May
$92pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
23 May - 26 May
$93pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to Florida 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Florida from Chicago found for this year
23 May - 24 May
$91pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
23 May - 26 May
$92pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
23 May - 26 May
$93pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Non-stop flights to Florida from Chicago

Save time with Chicago to Florida direct flight deals
23 May - 24 May
$91pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
23 May - 26 May
$92pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
23 May - 26 May
$93pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Last minute flights from Chicago to Florida

Late deals on round-trip flights to Florida from Chicago, departing today and this week
21 May - 31 May
$97pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MIA
Miami
MIA
Miami
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
21 May - 31 May
$103pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MIA
Miami
MIA
Miami
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
21 May - 26 May
$104pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MIA
Miami
MIA
Miami
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to Florida from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Florida
3:41 pm - 7:57 pm
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
3h 16m
ORD - MIA
Spirit Airlines
1:05 am - 5:05 am
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
3h 00m
ORD - FLL
Spirit Airlines
$30
FlightNetwork
2:20 pm - 6:33 pm
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
3h 13m
ORD - MIA
Spirit Airlines
$41
JustFly

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

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, United Airlines, and American 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 Spirit Airlines for just $91, but on average you can expect to pay $113.

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 $118.

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 8 flights from Chicago to Florida a day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 25% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 13% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 63% 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. Fly via Spirit Airlines or United 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 airlines that fly from Chicago to Florida?

The most popular airlines flying from Chicago to Florida are Major Airline, 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: Alaska Airlines (77%), Frontier (75%), American Airlines( 74%).

What are the cheapest flights from Chicago to Florida?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $28. While the most popular route (Chicago O'Hare Intl - Orlando) can be booked for $151 on average our data indicates $458 when flying from Chicago to Florida.

What are the most popular routes from Chicago to Florida?

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

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Florida (FL)

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Florida from Chicago?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Florida within the United States

Most visitors from Chicago need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Florida.

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 Florida.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Chicago are not required to quarantine after entering Florida.

Do I need a test to fly back to Chicago from Florida?

Returning to Chicago from Florida

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Florida 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 Florida are not required to quarantine after entering Chicago.

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Destination points for flights from Chicago to Florida

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Destination information for Florida

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Chicago to Florida.
Flight duration from Chicago to Florida
3h 06m

Airports servicing Chicago

Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing

Destin (DSI)
Key West (EYW)
Fort Lauderdale (FLL)
Gainesville (GNV)
Jacksonville (JAX)

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.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Juneyao Airlines
$12 $20 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
$24 $144 No cancel fee 62%
JetBlue
$40 $183 No cancel fee 62%
Spirit Airlines
$43 $160 No cancel fee 65%
United Airlines
$66 $273 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$68 $279 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$81 $348 No cancel fee N/A
Allegiant Air
$111 $246 No cancel fee 88%
Alaska Airlines
$154 $452 No cancel fee 75%
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