Cheap flights from Chicago to Miami (CHI - MIA)

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The best prices from Chicago to Miami are usually found in August or July, booked 0 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Thursday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Chicago (CHI) to Miami (MIA)

All the information you need to plan the best CHI to MIA flight in 2021: compare Chicago to Miami flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Miami.
CHI - MIA
Price
$97 - $249
MIA
Temperature
68 - 84.2 °F
MIA
Precipitation
1.6 - 9.9 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 32% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 43% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$97

From Chicago (CHI) to Miami

One-way from

$41

One-way flight from Chicago (CHI) to Miami

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 Miami (CHI - MIA)?

When flying from Chicago to Miami, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the evening, which can drop the price by up to 28% versus a flight in the afternoon.

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

Flying to your destination on a Thursday can be more expensive, but this shouldn’t discourage you from finding affordable options to get to Miami. Check prices with Cheapflights to find a great deal for your trip.

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

Our data shows that August tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Miami from Chicago. Users have commonly found prices around $169 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $65. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Miami in October, November 2021

The best prices found for CHI to MIA flights for October, November
18 Nov - 19 Nov
$48pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MIA
Miami
MIA
Miami
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
22 Nov - 30 Nov
$50pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MIA
Miami
MIA
Miami
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
22 Nov - 30 Nov
$51pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MIA
Miami
MIA
Miami
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to Miami 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Miami from Chicago found for this year
18 Nov - 19 Nov
$48pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MIA
Miami
MIA
Miami
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
22 Nov - 30 Nov
$50pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MIA
Miami
MIA
Miami
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
22 Nov - 30 Nov
$51pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MIA
Miami
MIA
Miami
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Non-stop flights to Miami from Chicago

Save time with Chicago to Miami direct flight deals
18 Nov - 19 Nov
$48pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MIA
Miami
MIA
Miami
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
22 Nov - 30 Nov
$50pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MIA
Miami
MIA
Miami
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
22 Nov - 30 Nov
$51pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MIA
Miami
MIA
Miami
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Last minute flights from Chicago to Miami

Late deals on round-trip flights to Miami from Chicago, departing today and this week
1 Nov - 4 Nov
$67pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
MIA
Miami
MIA
Miami
Frontier
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
31 Oct - 30 Nov
$71pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
MIA
Miami
MIA
Miami
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
28 Oct - 4 Nov
$77pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
MIA
Miami
MIA
Miami
Frontier
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to Miami from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Miami
6:40 am - 10:51 am
United Airlines
Nonstop
3h 11m
ORD - MIA
United Airlines
$41
United
12:00 am - 4:00 am
American Airlines
Nonstop
3h 00m
ORD - MIA
American Airlines
3:20 pm - 7:17 am
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
15h 57m
ORD - MIA
Spirit Airlines
$55
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Flight FAQs

From Chicago to Miami

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

Most people fly into Miami (MIA) if they book a flight to Miami from Chicago. On average, Miami has 36 inbound flights from Chicago per day from 8 airlines. Miami is conveniently located just 6.1 mi from Miami’s city center.

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

Some of our airline partners flying from Chicago to Miami have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. American Airlines, Frontier, and United Airlines 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 Miami for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Miami for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $50, but on average you can expect to pay $62.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Chicago to Miami under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Chicago to Miami is less than $59.

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

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

What days are nonstop flights available from Chicago to Miami?

Nonstop flights are available for this route on the following days: Sunday, Monday.

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

On average 6 flights depart from Chicago to Miami per day.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 17% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Noon) - 33% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 50% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Chicago to Miami?

Spirit Airlines, Frontier, and United Airlines can get you from Chicago to Miami in just under 3h 10m. Your travel time will be generally consistent. The distance from Chicago to Miami is about 1205 mi. Most flights are nonstop.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Chicago to Miami round-trip from $50. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Frontier, from $67, and United Airlines, from $79. Spirit Airlines is priced at 70% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Spirit Airlines, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $20. Frontier flights start at $33 while deals on United Airlines start at $40 one-way.

What are the most reliable airlines from Chicago to Miami?

Before booking your flight to Miami from Chicago, check out the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time: Alaska Airlines (87%), American Airlines (84%), Avianca( 83%).

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

The most popular airlines flying from Chicago to Miami are Major Airline, American Airlines and JetBlue. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the cheapest flights from Chicago to Miami?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Chicago to Miami? While on average our users pay $522, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $51. The most popular route (Chicago O'Hare Intl - Miami), is priced around $51.

How long is the flight from Chicago to Miami?

Direct flights from Chicago to Miami take about three hours from gate to gate. Flights with stops can take as long as six hours or more.

Which airlines operate flights from Chicago to Miami?

Spirit, American, United and jetBlue are the major airlines that can get you directly from Chicago to Miami. If you want to make a stop or two along the way, consider opening your search to include multiple airlines.

How frequent are flights between Chicago and Miami?

Between all the airlines that offer flights from Chicago to Miami, expect to find around 20 or more options on any given day. While there are many nonstop flights available, some may include a stop along the way.

Which airports serve Chicago to Miami?

Although Chicago has two major airports - Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) and Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) - only O'Hare offers direct flights to Miami International Airport (MIA).

Which direct flight route between Chicago and Miami is cheapest?

The low end for a round trip from Chicago to Miami is between $250 and $300. However, you might be able to find a better deal if you're willing to fly into nearby Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International Airport (FLL) instead of MIA. If you do go with that option, be sure to take advantage of the train that runs to Miami from FLL to get there quickly and cheaply. While Chicago is known for its windy weather and down-to-earth residents, Miami likes to kick things up a notch with both its subtropical climate and appreciation for all things caliente. For most of the year, you can leave your hat, gloves and heavy coat in Chi-Town when you depart for Miami; instead, bring some sunscreen. Looking for a hot time in the city or relaxed sunbathing at the beach? Use our smart search engine to find the best deals on flights from Chicago to Miami.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Miami, FL

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

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

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

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 Miami.

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

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

Returning to Chicago from Miami

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

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

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Alternative routes for Chicago to Miami

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

Destination information for Miami

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Chicago to Miami.
Flight duration from Chicago to MIA
3h 22m
Average temperature for October in Miami
86.0 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Miami
8.0 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing Miami

Top 6 airlines flying from Chicago to Miami

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Chicago to Miami 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
Frontier
$47 $186 No cancel fee 62%
United Airlines
$61 $300 No cancel fee 69%
Spirit Airlines
$74 $232 No cancel fee 65%
American Airlines
$81 $286 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$93 $319 No cancel fee N/A
JetBlue
$119 $253 No cancel fee 62%

Hourly flight availability from Chicago to Miami

See what time of day planes typically take off from Chicago towards Miami.
Morning 6 AM to noon 58% of CHI to MIA departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 22% of CHI to MIA departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 18% of CHI to MIA departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 2% of CHI to MIA departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Chicago to Miami
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Chicago to Miami.
Sunday
34 daily flights
Monday
37 daily flights
Tuesday
38 daily flights
Wednesday
40 daily flights
Thursday
42 daily flights
Friday
41 daily flights
Saturday
23 daily flights
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