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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)

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

$36

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 29% by booking at least 23 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 $200.

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 $199 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $33. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a August flight can save you 79% 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 26% on your trip compared to booking a flight at noon.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Fort Lauderdale in November, December 2020

The best prices found for CHI to FLL flights for November, December
17 Dec - 24 Dec
$43pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
6 Dec - 10 Dec
$45pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
19 Dec - 26 Dec
$49pp
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 next year
17 Dec - 24 Dec
$43pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
6 Dec - 10 Dec
$45pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
19 Dec - 26 Dec
$49pp
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
19 Feb - 24 Feb
$40pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
19 Feb - 24 Feb
$41pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
17 Dec - 24 Dec
$43pp
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
6 Dec - 10 Dec
$45pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
6 Dec - 8 Dec
$52pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
5 Dec - 12 Dec
$53pp
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
6:05 am - 10:08 am
United Airlines
Nonstop
3h 03m
ORD - FLL
United Airlines
$36
United
2:00 am - 4:33 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
25h 33m
ORD - FLL
Multiple Airlines
$53
Gotogate
7:14 am - 11:14 am
American Airlines
Nonstop
3h 00m
ORD - FLL
American Airlines

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Chicago to Fort Lauderdale 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.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Chicago to Fort Lauderdale to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on JetBlue, Southwest, and Delta to help keep travelers safe while flying. New policies for travelers booking flights from Chicago to Fort Lauderdale include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitization, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

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.

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 $40, but on average you can expect to pay $55.

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 $58.

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: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday.

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

14 flight departures from Chicago to Fort Lauderdale per day on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 21% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 50% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 29% 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 2h 52m. There are 1190 mi between Chicago and Fort Lauderdale. All flights are typically nonstop.

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

Spirit Airlines, at $40, was found to be the cheapest airline from Chicago to Fort Lauderdale. An alternate airline flying to your destination would be JetBlue. Spirit Airlines is priced at 74% 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 ($20), United Airlines ($36), and American Airlines ($56).

Alternative routes for Chicago to Fort Lauderdale

Destination information for Fort Lauderdale

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Chicago to Fort Lauderdale
Flight duration
3h 06m
Average temperature for November in Fort Lauderdale
82.4 °F
Avg rainfall for November in Fort Lauderdale
3.9 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing Fort Lauderdale

Top 7 airlines 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

Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 48% of CHI to FLL departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 31% of CHI to FLL departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 11% of CHI to FLL departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 10% of CHI to FLL departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Chicago to Fort Lauderdale
Sunday
33 daily flights
Monday
21 daily flights
Tuesday
12 daily flights
Wednesday
23 daily flights
Thursday
11 daily flights
Friday
14 daily flights
Saturday
13 daily flights
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