Cheap flights from Chicago to Memphis (CHI - MEM)

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The best prices from Chicago to Memphis are usually found in August or July, booked 38 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Thursday and return on a Monday

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 2021: compare Chicago to Memphis flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Memphis.
CHI - MEM
Price
$124 - $313
MEM
Temperature
41 - 82.4 °F
MEM
Precipitation
3.2 - 5.5 inches

Popular in

January

High demand for flights, 19% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 51% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$124

From Chicago All airports (CHI) to Memphis

One-way from

$84

One-way flight from Chicago All airports (CHI) to Memphis

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 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 90% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 38 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 $365 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $516 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 January. For low rates, August can be a great choice for travel to Memphis. Flights to Memphis from Chicago in August are about $252 on average during August, but can be found for as low as $96.

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 in the afternoon tend to be the most expensive. A flight at noon could potentially save you up to 14% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Memphis in September, October 2021

The best prices found for CHI to MEM flights for September, October
23 Oct - 23 Oct
$117pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
MEM
Memphis
MEM
Memphis
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
23 Oct - 23 Oct
$125pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEM
Memphis
MEM
Memphis
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
16 Oct - 19 Oct
$126pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEM
Memphis
MEM
Memphis
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to Memphis 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Memphis from Chicago found for this year
23 Oct - 23 Oct
$117pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
MEM
Memphis
MEM
Memphis
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
9 Nov - 9 Nov
$120pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEM
Memphis
MEM
Memphis
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
23 Oct - 23 Oct
$125pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEM
Memphis
MEM
Memphis
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Non-stop flights to Memphis from Chicago

Save time with Chicago to Memphis direct flight deals
23 Oct - 23 Oct
$117pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
MEM
Memphis
MEM
Memphis
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
22 Oct - 23 Oct
$137pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
MEM
Memphis
MEM
Memphis
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
4 Nov - 6 Nov
$157pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
MEM
Memphis
MEM
Memphis
American 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
2 Oct - 4 Oct
$179pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEM
Memphis
MEM
Memphis
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
2 Oct - 4 Oct
$180pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEM
Memphis
MEM
Memphis
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
2 Oct - 5 Oct
$181pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEM
Memphis
MEM
Memphis
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to Memphis from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Memphis
4:00 am - 7:29 am
Frontier
1 Stop
27h 29m
ORD - MEM
Frontier
$84
Kiwi.com
1:30 am - 5:32 am
Delta
1 Stop
4h 02m
ORD - MEM
Delta
$88
Delta
3:45 am - 5:48 am
United Airlines
Nonstop
2h 03m
ORD - MEM
United Airlines
$104
United

Related info for your journey

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

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 30 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. 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.

Are flight prices decreasing from Chicago to Memphis 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 Memphis 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.

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 United Airlines for just $117, but on average you can expect to pay $141.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Chicago to Memphis under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Chicago to Memphis is less than $201.

Are there last-minute flights available from Chicago to Memphis for under $200?

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

What days are nonstop flights available from Chicago to Memphis?

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

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

Travelers can expect 11 flights from Chicago to Memphis on average per day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 73% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 27% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Chicago to Memphis?

United Airlines, American Airlines, and Delta can get you from Chicago to Memphis in just under 1h 54m. Your travel time can differ by up to 5h 34m. 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 United Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $117 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are American Airlines and Delta, starting at $120 and $135 round-trip. These flights start at 53% 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 United Airlines, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $59. However, be on the lookout for offers from American Airlines and Delta, as they are both options that can get you from Chicago to Memphis for a low price.

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: Major Airline, American Airlines or Delta.

What are the cheapest flights from Chicago to Memphis?

On average you can expect to pay $269 for a flight from Chicago to Memphis. The cheapest flight overall is $98 while the most popular route, (Chicago O'Hare Intl - Memphis) is currently priced at $117.

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: Gulf Air(100%), Envoy Air(84%), Aer Lingus(82%.)

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 must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to 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 must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Chicago.

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

Hide COVID Travel Restrictions for Memphis, TN

Alternative routes for Chicago to Memphis

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

Destination information for Memphis

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Chicago to Memphis.
Flight duration from Chicago to MEM
1h 53m
Average temperature for September in Memphis
86.0 °F
Avg rainfall for September in Memphis
3.5 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing Memphis

Top 4 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
United Airlines
$126 $299 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$131 $319 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$247 $409 No cancel fee N/A
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 46% of CHI to MEM departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 40% of CHI to MEM departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 13% 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
25 daily flights
Monday
35 daily flights
Tuesday
33 daily flights
Wednesday
33 daily flights
Thursday
33 daily flights
Friday
35 daily flights
Saturday
18 daily flights
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