Cheap flights from Chicago to Fort Lauderdale (CHI - FLL)

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The best prices from Chicago to Fort Lauderdale are usually found in August or July, booked 13 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Thursday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Chicago (CHI) to Fort Lauderdale (FLL)

All the information you need to plan the best CHI to FLL flight in 2021: compare Chicago to Fort Lauderdale flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Fort Lauderdale.
CHI - FLL
Price
$74 - $286
FLL
Temperature
78.8 - 91.4 °F
FLL
Rainfall
1.7 - 10.4 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 45% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 53% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$74

From Chicago to Fort Lauderdale

One-way from

$28

One-way flight from Chicago to Fort Lauderdale

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 Chicago to Fort Lauderdale?

Flights from Chicago to Fort Lauderdale are found to be more expensive on Thursday. 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 Fort Lauderdale.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 35% by booking at least 22 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 Fort Lauderdale within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $182.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Chicago to Fort Lauderdale?

August is one of the best times of the year to fly to Fort Lauderdale from Chicago. Prices for August average $196 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $50. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of November. Opting for a August flight can save you 43% on your journey compared to booking in August

When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago to Fort Lauderdale (CHI - FLL)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Chicago to Fort Lauderdale in the evening. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 24% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Fort Lauderdale in June, July 2021

The best prices found for CHI to FLL flights for June, July
14 Jun - 16 Jun
$59pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
14 Jun - 16 Jun
$61pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
16 Jun - 19 Jun
$70pp
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 Fort Lauderdale 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Fort Lauderdale from Chicago found for this year
14 Jun - 16 Jun
$59pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
14 Jun - 16 Jun
$61pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
16 Jun - 19 Jun
$70pp
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 Fort Lauderdale from Chicago

Save time with Chicago to Fort Lauderdale direct flight deals
16 Jun - 17 Jun
$61pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
16 Jun - 19 Jun
$70pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
15 Jun - 17 Jun
$71pp
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 Fort Lauderdale

Late deals on round-trip flights to Fort Lauderdale from Chicago, departing today and this week
16 Jun - 17 Jun
$61pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
16 Jun - 19 Jun
$70pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
15 Jun - 17 Jun
$71pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to Fort Lauderdale from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Fort Lauderdale
2:21 pm - 6:31 pm
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
3h 10m
ORD - FLL
Spirit Airlines
$28
FlightNetwork
1:25 am - 5:25 am
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
3h 00m
ORD - FLL
Spirit Airlines
$29
FlyFar
1:25 am - 5:25 am
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
3h 00m
ORD - FLL
Spirit Airlines
$31
Spirit

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Chicago</span> to <span class="emphasized">Fort Lauderdale</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Chicago to Fort Lauderdale

Are flight prices decreasing from Chicago to Fort Lauderdale 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 Chicago and Fort Lauderdale 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.

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

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Spirit Airlines, United Airlines, and American Airlines flying from Chicago to Fort Lauderdale have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

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

Most people fly into Fort Lauderdale (FLL) if they book a flight to Fort Lauderdale from Chicago. On average, Fort Lauderdale has 22 inbound flights from Chicago per day from 8 airlines. Fort Lauderdale is conveniently located just 3.4 mi from Fort Lauderdale’s city center.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Fort Lauderdale for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $61, but on average you can expect to pay $80.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Chicago to Fort Lauderdale under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Chicago to Fort Lauderdale is less than $81.

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

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

What days are nonstop flights available from Chicago to Fort Lauderdale?

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

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

5 flight departures from Chicago to Fort Lauderdale per day on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 100% of flight departures

Is Chicago weather warmer or cooler than Fort Lauderdale?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 91 °F's in July, on average. The temperature in Fort Lauderdale is generally hotter than in Chicago. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

How long is the flight from Chicago to Fort Lauderdale?

Departing from Chicago to Fort Lauderdale will take you 3h. There are 1190 mi between Chicago and Fort Lauderdale. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Spirit Airlines, at $61, was found to be the cheapest airline from Chicago to Fort Lauderdale. An alternate airline flying to your destination would be United Airlines. Spirit Airlines is priced at 61% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Chicago to Fort Lauderdale are Spirit Airlines ($28) and JetBlue ($49).

Alternative routes for Chicago to Fort Lauderdale

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Fort Lauderdale

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Chicago to Fort Lauderdale.
Flight duration
3h 13m
Average temperature for June in Fort Lauderdale
89.6 °F
Avg rainfall for June in Fort Lauderdale
10.4 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing Fort Lauderdale

Top 7 airlines flying from Chicago to Fort Lauderdale

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Chicago to Fort Lauderdale 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
Frontier
$61 $171 No cancel fee 62%
JetBlue
$81 $225 No cancel fee 62%
Spirit Airlines
$75 $230 No cancel fee 65%
United Airlines
$63 $265 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$78 $293 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$97 $304 No cancel fee N/A
Southwest
$304 $399 No cancel fee 63%

Hourly flight availability from Chicago to Fort Lauderdale

See what time of day planes typically take off from Chicago towards Fort Lauderdale.
Morning 6 AM to noon 49% of CHI to FLL departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 19% of CHI to FLL departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 18% of CHI to FLL departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 14% of CHI to FLL departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Chicago to Fort Lauderdale
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Chicago to Fort Lauderdale.
Sunday
15 daily flights
Monday
21 daily flights
Tuesday
23 daily flights
Wednesday
26 daily flights
Thursday
30 daily flights
Friday
25 daily flights
Saturday
17 daily flights
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