Cheap flights from Chicago to Lexington (CHI - LEX)

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The best prices from Chicago to Lexington Blue Grass are usually found in August or June, booked 55 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Monday and return on a Saturday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Chicago (CHI) to Lexington (LEX)

All the information you need to plan the best CHI to LEX flight in 2021: compare Chicago to Lexington flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Lexington.
CHI - LEX
Price
$176 - $314
LEX
Temperature
33.8 - 77 °F
LEX
Precipitation
2.9 - 5.3 inches

Popular in

February

High demand for flights, 20% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 30% potential price drop

Average price

$249

Average for round-trip flights in November 2021

Round-trip from

$176

From Chicago (CHI) to Lexington Blue Grass

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest month to fly from Chicago to Lexington?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in February. For low rates, August can be a great choice for travel to Lexington. Flights to Lexington from Chicago in August are about $250 on average during August, but can be found for as low as $106.

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

Leaving on a Friday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 34% on the overall cost on flights from Chicago to Lexington.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago to Lexington (CHI - LEX)?

When flying from Chicago to Lexington, 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 10% versus a flight in the afternoon.

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

To save up to 54% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 54 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 Lexington from $304 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $415 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Lexington in November, December 2021

The best prices found for CHI to LEX flights for November, December
18 Dec - 5 Jan
$157pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
LEX
Lexington Blue Grass
LEX
Lexington Blue Grass
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
18 Dec - 5 Jan
$165pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
LEX
Lexington Blue Grass
LEX
Lexington Blue Grass
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
13 Dec - 19 Dec
$172pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
LEX
Lexington Blue Grass
LEX
Lexington Blue Grass
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to Lexington 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Lexington from Chicago found for next year
18 Dec - 5 Jan
$157pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
LEX
Lexington Blue Grass
LEX
Lexington Blue Grass
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
18 Dec - 5 Jan
$165pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
LEX
Lexington Blue Grass
LEX
Lexington Blue Grass
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
13 Dec - 19 Dec
$172pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
LEX
Lexington Blue Grass
LEX
Lexington Blue Grass
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Non-stop flights to Lexington from Chicago

Save time with Chicago to Lexington direct flight deals
8 Feb - 22 Feb
$117pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LEX
Lexington Blue Grass
LEX
Lexington Blue Grass
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
20 Jan - 23 Jan
$137pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
LEX
Lexington Blue Grass
LEX
Lexington Blue Grass
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
18 Dec - 5 Jan
$157pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
LEX
Lexington Blue Grass
LEX
Lexington Blue Grass
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Last minute flights from Chicago to Lexington

Late deals on round-trip flights to Lexington from Chicago, departing today and this week
9 Dec - 12 Dec
$201pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LEX
Lexington Blue Grass
LEX
Lexington Blue Grass
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
9 Dec - 12 Dec
$218pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LEX
Lexington Blue Grass
LEX
Lexington Blue Grass
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
9 Dec - 10 Dec
$253pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LEX
Lexington Blue Grass
LEX
Lexington Blue Grass
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to Blue Grass from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Lexington
9:50 am - 12:20 pm
United Airlines
Nonstop
1h 30m
ORD - LEX
United Airlines
$229
United
12:25 am - 5:19 am
American Airlines
1 Stop
3h 54m
ORD - LEX
American Airlines
12:00 pm - 5:18 pm
Delta
1 Stop
4h 18m
MDW - LEX
Delta
$238
Delta

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Chicago to Lexington

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

Most people fly into Lexington Blue Grass (LEX) if they book a flight to Lexington from Chicago. On average, Blue Grass has 10 inbound flights from Chicago per day from 3 airlines. Lexington Blue Grass is conveniently located just 5.6 mi from Lexington’s city center.

Which airlines flying from Chicago to Lexington Blue Grass have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Chicago to Lexington Blue Grass that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are American Airlines, United Airlines, and Delta. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Chicago to Lexington for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Lexington for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on United Airlines for just $137, but on average you can expect to pay $186.

Are there nonstop flights from Chicago to Lexington for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Chicago to Lexington under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Chicago to Lexington is less than $235.

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

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

What days are nonstop flights available from Chicago to Lexington?

You can find nonstop flights on the following days: Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday.

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

On average, you can expect to see 7 flights from Chicago to Lexington a day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 14% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 43% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 43% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Chicago to Lexington?

Departing from Chicago to Lexington will take you 1h 30m. The distance from Chicago to Lexington is about 325 mi. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Currently priced at $137, United Airlines will fly you from Chicago to Lexington and back. In addition to United Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from American Airlines and Delta - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $145 and $155, respectively. United Airlines is priced at 45% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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

$118 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Allegiant Air. You may also be able to find cheap deals on American Airlines and Delta, with prices starting from $179 and $188, respectively.

What are the cheapest flights from Chicago to Lexington?

While on average a flight from Chicago to Lexington is generally $258, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $72. When looking at the most popular route, (Chicago O'Hare Intl - Lexington Blue Grass), you can expect to pay $175 for that flight.

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

Consider Major Airline, American Airlines or Delta when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Chicago to Lexington.

What are the most reliable airlines from Chicago to Lexington?

Looking for the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time? Our data shows these are most likely to get you from Chicago to Lexington on time: Envoy Air (94%), SkyWest Airlines (85%), Qatar Airways (85%).

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Lexington, KY

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

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Lexington Blue Grass within the United States

Most visitors from Chicago need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Lexington Blue Grass.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Chicago must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Lexington Blue Grass.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Chicago are not required to quarantine after entering Lexington Blue Grass.

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

Returning to Chicago from Lexington Blue Grass

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Lexington Blue Grass must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Chicago.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Lexington Blue Grass are not required to quarantine after entering Chicago.

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Destination information for Lexington

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Chicago to Lexington.
Flight duration from Chicago to LEX
1h 34m
Average temperature for November in Lexington
57.2 °F
Avg rainfall for November in Lexington
3.3 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing Lexington

Top 3 airlines flying from Chicago to Lexington Blue Grass

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Chicago to Lexington 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
$89 $233 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$167 $340 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$168 $301 No cancel fee 71%

Hourly flight availability from Chicago to Lexington

See what time of day planes typically take off from Chicago towards Lexington.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 76% of CHI to LEX departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 12% of CHI to LEX departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 11% of CHI to LEX departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of CHI to LEX departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Chicago to Lexington
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Chicago to Lexington.
Sunday
9 daily flights
Monday
12 daily flights
Tuesday
16 daily flights
Wednesday
11 daily flights
Thursday
7 daily flights
Friday
9 daily flights
Saturday
8 daily flights
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