Cheap flights from Chicago to Knoxville (CHI - TYS)

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The best prices from Chicago to Knoxville are usually found in August or July, booked 30 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Wednesday and return on a Saturday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Chicago (CHI) to Knoxville (TYS)

All the information you need to plan the best CHI to TYS flight in 2021: compare Chicago to Knoxville flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Knoxville.
CHI - TYS
Price
$87 - $373
TYS
Temperature
51.8 - 89.6 °F
TYS
Rainfall
2.2 - 5.1 inches

Popular in

January

High demand for flights, 25% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 69% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$87

From Chicago to Knoxville

One-way from

$79

One-way flight from Chicago to Knoxville

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 Knoxville?

Users have found that leaving on a Friday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 20% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Chicago to Knoxville, book at least 21 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 33% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $269 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $347.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Chicago to Knoxville?

The best pricing can be found in the month of August. Prices to Knoxville from Chicago average $293. You can even find prices in August for less than $293, as users have found deals to Knoxville from as low as $92. The month of February appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Knoxville from Chicago. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 30%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago to Knoxville (CHI - TYS)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Chicago to Knoxville in the morning. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 15% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Knoxville in June, July 2021

The best prices found for CHI to TYS flights for June, July
29 Jul - 1 Aug
$82pp
MDW
Chicago Midway
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
TYS
Knoxville McGhee Tyson
TYS
Knoxville McGhee Tyson
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
MDW
Chicago Midway
1 Jul - 4 Jul
$88pp
MDW
Chicago Midway
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
TYS
Knoxville McGhee Tyson
TYS
Knoxville McGhee Tyson
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
MDW
Chicago Midway
1 Jul - 8 Jul
$92pp
MDW
Chicago Midway
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
TYS
Knoxville McGhee Tyson
TYS
Knoxville McGhee Tyson
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
MDW
Chicago Midway

Chicago to Knoxville 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Knoxville from Chicago found for this year
28 Oct - 4 Nov
$68pp
MDW
Chicago Midway
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
TYS
Knoxville McGhee Tyson
TYS
Knoxville McGhee Tyson
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
MDW
Chicago Midway
26 Aug - 29 Aug
$74pp
MDW
Chicago Midway
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
TYS
Knoxville McGhee Tyson
TYS
Knoxville McGhee Tyson
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
MDW
Chicago Midway
14 Oct - 17 Oct
$80pp
MDW
Chicago Midway
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
TYS
Knoxville McGhee Tyson
TYS
Knoxville McGhee Tyson
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
MDW
Chicago Midway

Non-stop flights to Knoxville from Chicago

Save time with Chicago to Knoxville direct flight deals
28 Oct - 4 Nov
$68pp
MDW
Chicago Midway
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
TYS
Knoxville McGhee Tyson
TYS
Knoxville McGhee Tyson
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
MDW
Chicago Midway
26 Aug - 29 Aug
$74pp
MDW
Chicago Midway
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
TYS
Knoxville McGhee Tyson
TYS
Knoxville McGhee Tyson
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
MDW
Chicago Midway
14 Oct - 17 Oct
$80pp
MDW
Chicago Midway
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
TYS
Knoxville McGhee Tyson
TYS
Knoxville McGhee Tyson
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
MDW
Chicago Midway

Last minute flights from Chicago to Knoxville

Late deals on round-trip flights to Knoxville from Chicago, departing today and this week
24 Jun - 27 Jun
$98pp
MDW
Chicago Midway
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
TYS
Knoxville McGhee Tyson
TYS
Knoxville McGhee Tyson
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
MDW
Chicago Midway
24 Jun - 27 Jun
$106pp
MDW
Chicago Midway
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
TYS
Knoxville McGhee Tyson
TYS
Knoxville McGhee Tyson
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
MDW
Chicago Midway
20 Jun - 24 Jun
$109pp
MDW
Chicago Midway
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
TYS
Knoxville McGhee Tyson
TYS
Knoxville McGhee Tyson
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
MDW
Chicago Midway

One-way flights to Knoxville from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Knoxville
10:15 am - 12:58 pm
United Airlines
Nonstop
1h 43m
ORD - TYS
United Airlines
$79
United
3:08 pm - 4:21 am
Allegiant Air
1 Stop
12h 13m
MDW - TYS
Allegiant Air
$123
Gotogate
1:25 am - 6:53 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
28h 28m
ORD - TYS
Multiple Airlines
$124
Gotogate

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Chicago to Knoxville

Are flight prices decreasing from Chicago to Knoxville 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 Knoxville 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 Knoxville McGhee Tyson have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Chicago to Knoxville McGhee Tyson have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. American Airlines, United Airlines, and Delta are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like American Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

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

Located just 11.3 mi from the city center, Knoxville McGhee Tyson is the airport most travelers will use when flying to Knoxville from Chicago. Booking flights from Chicago to McGhee Tyson (TYS) should be relatively easy as there are 15 daily inbound flights from Chicago from 4 different airlines.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Knoxville for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Allegiant Air for just $61, but on average you can expect to pay $91.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Chicago to Knoxville under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Chicago to Knoxville is less than $93.

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

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

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

On average 2 flights depart from Chicago to Knoxville McGhee Tyson per day.
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 100% of flight departures

Is Chicago weather warmer or cooler than Knoxville?

Temperatures around the 90 °F's can be experienced in July. The weather in Knoxville is hotter than in Chicago. Plan for potential changes in flight availability as peak weather approaches in this location.

How long is the flight from Chicago to Knoxville?

Airlines like Allegiant Air fly from Chicago to Knoxville in about 1h 18m. The time it takes to get you to your destination is usually consistent. The distance from Chicago to Knoxville is about 462 mi. All flights are typically nonstop.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Chicago to Knoxville round-trip?

Currently priced at $61, Allegiant Air will fly you from Chicago to Knoxville and back. In addition to Allegiant Air, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Allegiant Air is priced at 78% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Allegiant Air, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $31. Allegiant Air is not the only option available. At the moment, United Airlines is another option, for $79.

Alternative routes for Chicago to Knoxville

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

Destination information for Knoxville

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Chicago to Knoxville.
Flight duration
1h 27m
Average temperature for June in Knoxville
86.0 °F
Avg rainfall for June in Knoxville
4.0 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing Knoxville

Top 3 airlines flying from Chicago to Knoxville

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Chicago to Knoxville 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
American Airlines
$265 $345 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$265 $365 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$214 $400 No cancel fee N/A

Hourly flight availability from Chicago to Knoxville

See what time of day planes typically take off from Chicago towards Knoxville.
Morning 6 AM to noon 41% of CHI to TYS departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 32% of CHI to TYS departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 26% of CHI to TYS departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of CHI to TYS departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Chicago to Knoxville
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Chicago to Knoxville.
Sunday
16 daily flights
Monday
16 daily flights
Tuesday
14 daily flights
Wednesday
14 daily flights
Thursday
15 daily flights
Friday
17 daily flights
Saturday
15 daily flights
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