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Cheap flights from Chicago to Buffalo Niagara International (CHI - BUF)

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The best prices from Chicago to Buffalo Niagara International are usually found in March or September, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Thursday and return on a Saturday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Chicago (CHI) to Buffalo Niagara International (BUF)

CHI - BUF
Price
$209 - $305
Popular in December High demand for flights, 21% potential price rise
Cheapest in March Best time to find cheap flights, 13% potential price drop
Round-trip from $209 From Chicago to Buffalo Niagara International
One-way from $63 One-way flight from Chicago to Buffalo Niagara International
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 Buffalo Niagara International?

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

How far in advance should I book a flight from Chicago to Buffalo Niagara International?

Users have found that booking a flight from Chicago to Buffalo Niagara International at least 61 days early can save you up to 40% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 61 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Chicago to Buffalo Niagara International for as little as $341 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $363 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago to Buffalo Niagara International (CHI - BUF)?

When flying from Chicago to Buffalo Niagara International, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the morning, which can drop the price by up to 9% versus a flight in the noon.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Buffalo Niagara International in August, September 2020

The best prices found for CHI to BUF flights for August, September
5 Aug - 10 Aug
$97pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
BUF
Buffalo
BUF
Buffalo
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
3 Aug - 10 Aug
$100pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
BUF
Buffalo
BUF
Buffalo
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
3 Aug - 11 Aug
$106pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
JetBlue
 
1 STOP
BUF
Buffalo
BUF
Buffalo
JetBlue
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to Buffalo Niagara International 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Buffalo Niagara International from Chicago found for this year
5 Aug - 10 Aug
$97pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
BUF
Buffalo
BUF
Buffalo
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
3 Aug - 10 Aug
$100pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
BUF
Buffalo
BUF
Buffalo
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
26 Sep - 29 Sep
$106pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
JetBlue
 
1 STOP
BUF
Buffalo
BUF
Buffalo
JetBlue
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Non-stop flights to Buffalo Niagara International from Chicago

Save time with Chicago to Buffalo Niagara International direct flight deals
5 Aug - 10 Aug
$97pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
BUF
Buffalo
BUF
Buffalo
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
3 Aug - 9 Aug
$107pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
BUF
Buffalo
BUF
Buffalo
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
25 Sep - 27 Sep
$117pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Cape Air
Non-Stop
BUF
Buffalo
BUF
Buffalo
Cape Air
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Last minute flights from Chicago to Buffalo Niagara International

Late deals on round-trip flights to Buffalo Niagara International from Chicago, departing today and this week
24 Jul - 26 Jul
$205pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
BUF
Buffalo
BUF
Buffalo
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
24 Jul - 26 Jul
$257pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
BUF
Buffalo
BUF
Buffalo
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
24 Jul - 26 Jul
$266pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
BUF
Buffalo
BUF
Buffalo
Delta
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to Buffalo Niagara International from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Buffalo Niagara International
8:15 am - 3:11 pm
JetBlue
1 Stop
5h 56m
ORD - BUF
JetBlue
5:10 am - 5:54 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
11h 44m
ORD - BUF
Multiple Airlines
$460
United
6:24 am - 1:25 pm
Delta
2 Stops
6h 01m
ORD - BUF
Delta
$589
Delta

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Chicago to Buffalo Niagara International flights.

Flight FAQs

From Chicago to Buffalo Niagara International

Are flight prices decreasing from Chicago to Buffalo 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 Buffalo 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.

Can I find flights from Chicago to Buffalo Niagara International for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Buffalo Niagara International for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $97, but on average you can expect to pay $123.

Are there nonstop flights from Chicago to Buffalo Niagara International for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 6 direct flights from Chicago to Buffalo Niagara International under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Chicago to Buffalo Niagara International is less than $151.

Are there last-minute flights available from Chicago to Buffalo Niagara International for under $300?

There are currently 6+ open flights from Chicago to Buffalo Niagara International within the next 7 days for less than $300.

How many flights depart from Chicago to Buffalo Niagara International on average per day?

Travelers can expect 2 flights from Chicago to Buffalo on average per day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 50% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 50% of flight departures

Is Chicago weather warmer or cooler than Buffalo?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 84 °F range in July. The weather in Buffalo is generally colder than Chicago's. As flight availability is subject to become more limited as peak season approaches it is ideal to book in a timely manner.

How long is the flight from Chicago to Buffalo Niagara International?

Cape Air, Delta, and Linear Air Taxi can get you from Chicago to Buffalo Niagara International in just under 1h 38m. Your travel time can differ by up to 2h 33m. Airlines will cover a distance of 469 mi. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Chicago to Buffalo Niagara International round-trip?

Flying on JetBlue is currently your cheapest option to Buffalo Niagara International, with prices starting at $106. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Cape Air and Delta, with the lowest prices starting at $117 and $118, respectively. These flights start at 56% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Chicago to Buffalo Niagara International one-way?

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with JetBlue, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $53. Delta flights start at $59 while deals on Linear Air Taxi start at $2600 one-way.

Alternative routes for Chicago to Buffalo Niagara International

Destination information for Buffalo Niagara International

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Chicago to Buffalo Niagara International
Flight duration
1h 44m

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing Buffalo

Hourly flight availability from Chicago to Buffalo Niagara International

Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 80% of CHI to BUF departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 13% of CHI to BUF departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 6% of CHI to BUF departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of CHI to BUF departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Chicago to Buffalo Niagara International
Sunday
21 daily flights
Monday
25 daily flights
Tuesday
12 daily flights
Wednesday
20 daily flights
Thursday
25 daily flights
Friday
24 daily flights
Saturday
15 daily flights
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