Cheap flights from Chicago to Memphis (CHI - MEM)

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The best prices from Chicago to Memphis are usually found in September or January, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Thursday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Chicago (CHI) to Memphis (MEM)

All the information you need to plan the best CHI to MEM flight in 2022: compare Chicago to Memphis flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Memphis.
CHI - MEM
Price
$202 - $374
MEM
Temperature
41 - 82.4 °F
MEM
Rainfall
3.2 - 5.5 inches

Popular in

May

High demand for flights, 22% potential price rise

Cheapest in

September

Best time to find cheap flights, 31% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$202

From Chicago (CHI) to Memphis

One-way from

$118

One-way flight from Chicago (CHI) to Memphis

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago to Memphis (CHI - MEM)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Chicago to Memphis is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are at noon tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the evening could potentially save you up to 10% on airfare.

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

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Friday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

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

To save up to 45% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 61 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 Memphis from $324 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $365 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in May. For low rates, September can be a great choice for travel to Memphis. Flights to Memphis from Chicago in September are about $293 on average during September, but can be found for as low as $153.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Memphis in August, September 2022

The best prices found for CHI to MEM flights for August, September
3 Sep - 10 Sep
$200pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEM
Memphis
MEM
Memphis
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
4 Sep - 11 Sep
$202pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEM
Memphis
MEM
Memphis
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
26 Aug - 3 Sep
$203pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
MEM
Memphis
MEM
Memphis
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to Memphis 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Memphis from Chicago found for this year
3 Sep - 10 Sep
$200pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEM
Memphis
MEM
Memphis
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
4 Sep - 11 Sep
$202pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEM
Memphis
MEM
Memphis
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
26 Aug - 3 Sep
$203pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
MEM
Memphis
MEM
Memphis
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Cheap American Airlines flights from Chicago to Memphis

3 Sep - 10 Sep
$200pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEM
Memphis
MEM
Memphis
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
2 Sep - 4 Sep
$208pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEM
Memphis
MEM
Memphis
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
27 Aug - 4 Sep
$210pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
MEM
Memphis
MEM
Memphis
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

If you’re traveling from Chicago to Memphis, one of the more common airlines traveling that route is American Airlines. Flights from American Airlines traveling this route typically cost $303.20 RT. This price is typically 66% more expensive than other airlines that offer Chicago to Memphis flights. When booking this route, the cheapest RT price found was $120. The most popular departure airport in Chicago when flying to Memphis is Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport. The most popular airport to fly into when visiting Memphis is Memphis Airport. When flying from Chicago to Memphis, American Airlines flights are 65% more popular than any other airline flying that same route.

Cheap United Airlines flights from Chicago to Memphis

26 Aug - 3 Sep
$203pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
MEM
Memphis
MEM
Memphis
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
7 Oct - 9 Oct
$239pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
MEM
Memphis
MEM
Memphis
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
1 Sep - 6 Sep
$240pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
MEM
Memphis
MEM
Memphis
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

If you’re traveling from Chicago to Memphis, one of the more common airlines traveling that route is United Airlines. Flights from United Airlines traveling this route typically cost $300.80 RT. This price is typically 68% more expensive than other airlines that offer Chicago to Memphis flights. When booking this route, the cheapest RT price found was $96. The most popular departure airport in Chicago when flying to Memphis is Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport. The most popular airport to fly into when visiting Memphis is Memphis Airport. When flying from Chicago to Memphis, United Airlines flights are 63% more popular than any other airline flying that same route.

Non-stop flights to Memphis from Chicago

Save time with Chicago to Memphis direct flight deals
26 Aug - 3 Sep
$203pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
MEM
Memphis
MEM
Memphis
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
27 Aug - 4 Sep
$233pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
MEM
Memphis
MEM
Memphis
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
21 Sep - 25 Sep
$238pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
MEM
Memphis
MEM
Memphis
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Last minute flights from Chicago to Memphis

Late deals on round-trip flights to Memphis from Chicago, departing today and this week
18 Aug - 20 Aug
$275pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEM
Memphis
MEM
Memphis
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
18 Aug - 20 Aug
$278pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEM
Memphis
MEM
Memphis
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
14 Aug - 28 Aug
$296pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
MEM
Memphis
MEM
Memphis
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to Memphis from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Memphis
7:10 am - 12:15 pm
Spirit Airlines
2 Stops
29h 05m
ORD - MEM
Spirit Airlines
$118
mytrip.com
3:54 pm - 5:48 pm
United Airlines
Nonstop
1h 54m
ORD - MEM
United Airlines
$120
United
3:36 pm - 6:19 am
Frontier
1 Stop
14h 43m
MDW - MEM
Frontier
$126
Kiwi.com

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Flight FAQs

From Chicago to Memphis

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

Memphis (MEM), located 8.3 mi from the city center, is the airport you fly into when you book flights from Chicago to Memphis. 5 airlines have flights to Memphis from Chicago on a regular basis. Booking flights from Chicago to Memphis should not be difficult; the airport handles an average of 24 inbound flights from Chicago per day.

Which airlines flying from Chicago to Memphis have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Chicago to Memphis have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. United Airlines, American 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 United Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Memphis for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on American Airlines for just $200, but on average you can expect to pay $219.

Are there nonstop flights from Chicago to Memphis for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Chicago to Memphis under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Chicago to Memphis is less than $277.

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

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

What days are nonstop flights available from Chicago to Memphis?

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

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

Travelers can expect 4 flights from Chicago to Memphis on average per day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Chicago to Memphis?

American Airlines, United Airlines, and Delta can get you from Chicago to Memphis in just under 1h 59m. Your travel time can differ by up to 5h 06m. Chicago and Memphis are separated by a distance of 494 mi. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Our cheapest airline available from Chicago to Memphis is American Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $200 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are United Airlines and Delta, starting at $203 and $211 round-trip. These flights start at 31% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Delta, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $82. However, be on the lookout for offers from Frontier and Spirit Airlines, as they are both options that can get you from Chicago to Memphis for a low price.

What are the cheapest flights from Chicago to Memphis?

On average you can expect to pay $437 for a flight from Chicago to Memphis. The cheapest flight overall is $22 while the most popular route, (Chicago O'Hare Intl - Memphis) is currently priced at $202.

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

Before booking your flight from Chicago to Memphis check out the most popular airlines for this route: American Airlines, Delta or Juneyao Airlines.

What are the most reliable airlines from Chicago to Memphis?

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 Memphis on time: Qatar Airways (100%), Air Wisconsin (95%), Republic Airways (90%).

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Memphis, TN

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

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Chicago are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Memphis.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Chicago are not required to quarantine after entering Memphis.

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

Returning to Chicago from Memphis

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Memphis are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Chicago.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Memphis are not required to quarantine after entering Chicago.

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Alternative routes for Chicago to Memphis

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

Top 5 airlines flying from Chicago to Memphis

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Chicago to Memphis 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
Juneyao Airlines
$14 $24 No cancel fee 66%

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

Delta
$80 $271 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$96 $301 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$120 $303 No cancel fee 69%
Linear Air Taxi
$6,936 $10,192 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.

Hourly flight availability from Chicago to Memphis

See what time of day planes typically take off from Chicago towards Memphis.
Evening 6 PM to midnight 66% of CHI to MEM departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 26% of CHI to MEM departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 7% of CHI to MEM departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of CHI to MEM departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Chicago to Memphis
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Chicago to Memphis.
Sunday
24 daily flights
Monday
27 daily flights
Tuesday
25 daily flights
Wednesday
25 daily flights
Thursday
27 daily flights
Friday
25 daily flights
Saturday
20 daily flights