Cheap flights from Chicago to Knoxville (CHI - TYS)

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The best prices from Chicago to Knoxville McGhee Tyson 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 2022: compare Chicago to Knoxville flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Knoxville.
CHI - TYS
Price
$87 - $373
TYS
Temperature
39.2 - 78.8 °F
TYS
Precipitation
2.7 - 4.8 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

Average price

$373

Average for round-trip flights in January 2022

Round-trip from

$87

From Chicago (CHI) to Knoxville McGhee Tyson

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Chicago to Knoxville?

To save up to 51% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 29 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Chicago to Knoxville from $354 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $483 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

Unlike in the afternoon, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 15% on flights from Chicago to Knoxville by exploring options for tickets in the morning.

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

Users have found that flying from Chicago to Knoxville on a Sunday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

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 $280. You can even find prices in August for less than $280, as users have found deals to Knoxville from as low as $56. The month of January 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 33%.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Knoxville in January, February 2022

The best prices found for CHI to TYS flights for January, February
10 Feb - 13 Feb
$175pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
TYS
Knoxville McGhee Tyson
TYS
Knoxville McGhee Tyson
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
3 Feb - 6 Feb
$176pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
TYS
Knoxville McGhee Tyson
TYS
Knoxville McGhee Tyson
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
10 Feb - 13 Feb
$179pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
TYS
Knoxville McGhee Tyson
TYS
Knoxville McGhee Tyson
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to Knoxville 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Knoxville from Chicago found for this year
3 Jun - 6 Jun
$58pp
MDW
Chicago Midway
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
TYS
Knoxville McGhee Tyson
TYS
Knoxville McGhee Tyson
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
MDW
Chicago Midway
1 Apr - 8 Apr
$63pp
MDW
Chicago Midway
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
TYS
Knoxville McGhee Tyson
TYS
Knoxville McGhee Tyson
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
MDW
Chicago Midway
4 Mar - 7 Mar
$65pp
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
3 Jun - 6 Jun
$58pp
MDW
Chicago Midway
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
TYS
Knoxville McGhee Tyson
TYS
Knoxville McGhee Tyson
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
MDW
Chicago Midway
1 Apr - 8 Apr
$63pp
MDW
Chicago Midway
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
TYS
Knoxville McGhee Tyson
TYS
Knoxville McGhee Tyson
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
MDW
Chicago Midway
4 Mar - 7 Mar
$65pp
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
28 Jan - 30 Jan
$217pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
TYS
Knoxville McGhee Tyson
TYS
Knoxville McGhee Tyson
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
28 Jan - 31 Jan
$218pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
TYS
Knoxville McGhee Tyson
TYS
Knoxville McGhee Tyson
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
28 Jan - 31 Jan
$231pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
TYS
Knoxville McGhee Tyson
TYS
Knoxville McGhee Tyson
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to McGhee Tyson from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Knoxville
3:30 pm - 5:23 am
American Airlines
2 Stops
12h 53m
ORD - TYS
American Airlines
12:45 am - 5:39 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
15h 54m
ORD - TYS
Multiple Airlines
$184
Gotogate
10:28 am - 6:12 pm
Allegiant Air
2 Stops
30h 44m
MDW - TYS
Allegiant Air
$185
Gotogate

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Chicago to Knoxville

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 11 daily inbound flights from Chicago from 4 different airlines.

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.

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 $58, but on average you can expect to pay $119.

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 $144.

Are there last-minute flights available from Chicago to Knoxville for under $300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Chicago to Knoxville within the next 7 days for less than $300.

What days are nonstop flights available from Chicago to Knoxville?

Nonstop flights can be found on the following days: Wednesday.

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

1 flight departure from Chicago to Knoxville per day on average.
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Chicago to Knoxville?

Allegiant Air can get you from Chicago to Knoxville in just under 1h 23m. Your travel time will be generally consistent. Airlines will cover a distance of 477 mi. Most flights are nonstop.

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

Our cheapest airline available from Chicago to Knoxville is Allegiant Air. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $58 on this airline. Allegiant Air is priced at 79% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

What are the most reliable airlines from Chicago to Knoxville?

No one likes to see their flight delayed. When booking a flight from Chicago to Knoxville consider choosing Envoy Air (88%), Aer Lingus (85%) or Lufthansa (83%) as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

What are the cheapest flights from Chicago to Knoxville?

While on average a flight from Chicago to Knoxville is generally $208, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $56. When looking at the most popular route, (Chicago O'Hare Intl - Knoxville McGhee Tyson), you can expect to pay $185 for that flight.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Chicago to Knoxville?

Major Airline, American Airlines and Delta are the most popular airlines when flying from Chicago to Knoxville.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Knoxville, TN

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Knoxville from Chicago?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Knoxville McGhee Tyson within the United States

Most visitors from Chicago need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Knoxville McGhee Tyson.

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Chicago are not required to quarantine after entering Knoxville McGhee Tyson.

Do I need a test to fly back to Chicago from Knoxville?

Returning to Chicago from Knoxville McGhee Tyson

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Knoxville McGhee Tyson are not required to quarantine after entering Chicago.

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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 from Chicago to TYS
1h 30m
Average temperature for January in Knoxville
51.8 °F
Avg rainfall for January in Knoxville
4.6 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing Knoxville

Top 3 airlines flying from Chicago to Knoxville McGhee Tyson

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
Delta
$214 $400 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$265 $345 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$265 $365 No cancel fee 69%

Hourly flight availability from Chicago to Knoxville

See what time of day planes typically take off from Chicago towards Knoxville.
Evening 6 PM to midnight 48% of CHI to TYS departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 26% of CHI to TYS departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 25% 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
12 daily flights
Monday
14 daily flights
Tuesday
9 daily flights
Wednesday
13 daily flights
Thursday
12 daily flights
Friday
12 daily flights
Saturday
10 daily flights
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