Cheap flights from Kentucky (KY) to Illinois (IL)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Kentucky to Illinois

All the information you need to plan the best null to ORD flight in 2021: compare Kentucky to Illinois flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Illinois.
What is the cheapest month to fly from Kentucky to Illinois?

July is one of the best times of the year to fly to Illinois from Kentucky. Prices for July average $215 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $106. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of January. Opting for a July flight can save you 22% on your journey compared to booking in July

How far in advance should I book a flight from Kentucky to Illinois?

Users have found that booking a flight from Kentucky to Illinois at least 32 days early can save you up to 104% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 32 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Kentucky to Illinois for as little as $316 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 $475 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Kentucky to Illinois (KY - IL)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from Kentucky to Illinois as you normally would.

Cheap flights from Kentucky to Illinois in December, January 2022

The best prices found for Kentucky to Illinois flights for December, January
27 Jan - 30 Jan
$144pp
SDF
Louisville Standiford Field
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SDF
Louisville Standiford Field
14 Dec - 15 Dec
$146pp
SDF
Louisville Standiford Field
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SDF
Louisville Standiford Field
14 Dec - 14 Dec
$152pp
SDF
Louisville Standiford Field
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SDF
Louisville Standiford Field

Kentucky to Illinois 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Illinois from Kentucky found for this year
14 Dec - 15 Dec
$146pp
SDF
Louisville Standiford Field
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SDF
Louisville Standiford Field
14 Dec - 14 Dec
$152pp
SDF
Louisville Standiford Field
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SDF
Louisville Standiford Field
10 Dec - 12 Dec
$180pp
SDF
Louisville Standiford Field
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SDF
Louisville Standiford Field

Non-stop flights to Illinois from Kentucky

Save time with Kentucky to Illinois direct flight deals
17 Mar - 21 Mar
$49pp
OWB
Owensboro Daviess County
Cape Air
Non-Stop
STL
Lambert-St Louis
STL
Lambert-St Louis
Cape Air
Non-Stop
OWB
Owensboro Daviess County
4 Jan - 11 Jan
$157pp
LEX
Lexington Blue Grass
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LEX
Lexington Blue Grass
4 Jan - 11 Jan
$177pp
SDF
Louisville Standiford Field
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SDF
Louisville Standiford Field

Last minute flights from Kentucky to Illinois

Late deals on round-trip flights to Illinois from Kentucky, departing today and this week
14 Dec - 15 Dec
$146pp
SDF
Louisville Standiford Field
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SDF
Louisville Standiford Field
14 Dec - 14 Dec
$152pp
SDF
Louisville Standiford Field
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SDF
Louisville Standiford Field
14 Dec - 15 Dec
$182pp
SDF
Louisville Standiford Field
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SDF
Louisville Standiford Field

One-way flights to Illinois from Kentucky

The cheapest one-way flights from Kentucky to Illinois
4:24 am - 4:58 am
United Airlines
Nonstop
1h 34m
SDF - ORD
United Airlines
$115
United
2:34 am - 6:49 pm
Spirit Airlines
2 Stops
41h 15m
SDF - ORD
Spirit Airlines
$119
Gotogate
3:56 pm - 4:52 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
13h 56m
LEX - STL
Multiple Airlines
$120
Gotogate

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Kentucky</span> to <span class="emphasized">Illinois</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Kentucky to Illinois

Which airlines flying from Kentucky to Illinois have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

American Airlines, United Airlines, and Cape Air are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Kentucky to Illinois for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Kentucky to Illinois for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Cape Air for just $49, but on average you can expect to pay $168.

Are there nonstop flights from Kentucky to Illinois for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Kentucky to Illinois under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Kentucky to Illinois is less than $211.

Are there last-minute flights available from Kentucky to Illinois for under $200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Kentucky to Illinois within the next 7 days for less than $200.

What days are nonstop flights available from Kentucky to Illinois?

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

How many flights depart from Kentucky to Illinois on average per day?

Per day, 17 flights depart from Kentucky to Illinois on average.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 24% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Noon) - 59% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 18% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Kentucky to Illinois?

Departing from Kentucky to Illinois will take you 1h 17m. The distance between Kentucky and Illinois is about 288 mi. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Kentucky to Illinois one-way?

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $74 on Spirit Airlines. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include American Airlines from $84 and Delta from $98 one-way.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Illinois (IL)

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Illinois from Kentucky?

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Kentucky must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Illinois.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Kentucky are not required to quarantine after entering Illinois.

Do I need a test to fly back to Kentucky from Illinois?

Returning to Kentucky from Illinois

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Illinois must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Kentucky.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Illinois are not required to quarantine after entering Kentucky.

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Destination points for flights from Kentucky to Illinois

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Destination information for Illinois

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Kentucky to Illinois.
Flight duration from Kentucky to Illinois
1h 30m

Airports servicing

Owensboro (OWB)
Paducah (PAH)
Louisville Standiford Field (SDF)

Airports servicing

Bloomington (BMI)
Champaign (CMI)
Decatur (DEC)
Moline (MLI)
Marion (MWA)

Top 4 airlines flying from Kentucky to Illinois

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Kentucky to Illinois 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
Delta
$66 $322 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$94 $291 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$99 $274 No cancel fee 71%
Linear Air Taxi
$1,926 $4,781 No cancel fee N/A

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Linear Air Taxi. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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