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
78.8 - 91.4 °F
MIA
Rainfall
1.7 - 10.4 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 to Miami

One-way from

$71

One-way flight from Chicago to Miami

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 Miami?

Thursday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from Chicago to Miami. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Miami.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 33% by booking at least 28 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Chicago to Miami within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $202.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of July. Prices to Miami from Chicago average $207. You can even find prices in July for less than $207, as users have found deals to Miami from as low as $56. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Miami from Chicago. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 40%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago to Miami (CHI - MIA)?

It’s optimal to fly from Chicago to Miami in the evening. By choosing this option you can save up to 28% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Miami in July, August 2021

The best prices found for CHI to MIA flights for July, August
17 Aug - 24 Aug
$61pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
MIA
Miami
MIA
Miami
Frontier
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
21 Aug - 25 Aug
$63pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
MIA
Miami
MIA
Miami
Frontier
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
17 Aug - 24 Aug
$65pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
MIA
Miami
MIA
Miami
Frontier
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to Miami 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Miami from Chicago found for this year
17 Aug - 24 Aug
$61pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
MIA
Miami
MIA
Miami
Frontier
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
1 Sep - 4 Sep
$63pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
MIA
Miami
MIA
Miami
Frontier
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
17 Aug - 24 Aug
$65pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
MIA
Miami
MIA
Miami
Frontier
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Non-stop flights to Miami from Chicago

Save time with Chicago to Miami direct flight deals
17 Aug - 24 Aug
$61pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
MIA
Miami
MIA
Miami
Frontier
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
1 Sep - 4 Sep
$63pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
MIA
Miami
MIA
Miami
Frontier
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
18 Aug - 26 Aug
$65pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
MIA
Miami
MIA
Miami
Frontier
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
5 Aug - 12 Aug
$76pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
MIA
Miami
MIA
Miami
Frontier
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
31 Jul - 12 Aug
$87pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
MIA
Miami
MIA
Miami
Frontier
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
3 Aug - 25 Aug
$88pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
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
3:20 am - 7:29 am
Frontier
Nonstop
3h 09m
ORD - MIA
Frontier
$71
JustFly
5:13 am - 3:55 pm
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
9h 42m
ORD - MIA
Multiple Airlines
$77
Kiwi.com
1:50 pm - 6:02 pm
United Airlines
Nonstop
3h 12m
ORD - MIA
United Airlines
$79
United

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Chicago to Miami

Are flight prices decreasing from Chicago to Miami 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 Miami 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.

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.

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 39 inbound flights from Chicago per day from 8 airlines. Miami is conveniently located just 6.1 mi from Miami’s city center.

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 Frontier for just $61, but on average you can expect to pay $77.

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 $77.

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: Wednesday, Friday, Saturday.

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

On average 20 flights depart from Chicago to Miami per day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 70% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 30% of flight departures

Is Chicago weather warmer or cooler than Miami?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 91 °F on average in the month of July. The temperature in Miami is typically hotter than in Chicago. If you're traveling when the temperature is at its warmest, push to plan early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. For the best results, search for flights well in advance or after peak season.

How long is the flight from Chicago to Miami?

Frontier can get you from Chicago to Miami in just under 3h 09m. Your travel time will be generally consistent. The distance between Chicago and Miami is about 1205 mi. Generally, flights for this route are nonstop.

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

Currently priced at $61, Frontier will fly you from Chicago to Miami and back. In addition to Frontier, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Check Cheapflights for deals on United Airlines for as low as $97. Frontier is currently priced 63% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

$22 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Frontier. You may also be able to find cheap deals on United Airlines and American Airlines, with prices starting from $49 and $58, respectively.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Miami, FL

Can I fly to Miami from Chicago right now?

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.

Can I 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
3h 17m
Average temperature for July in Miami
91.4 °F
Avg rainfall for July in Miami
6.4 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

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%
Spirit Airlines
$74 $232 No cancel fee 65%
JetBlue
$119 $253 No cancel fee 62%
American Airlines
$81 $286 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$61 $300 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$93 $319 No cancel fee N/A

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 46% of CHI to MIA departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 38% of CHI to MIA departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 15% of CHI to MIA departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 1% 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
43 daily flights
Monday
36 daily flights
Tuesday
34 daily flights
Wednesday
34 daily flights
Thursday
39 daily flights
Friday
44 daily flights
Saturday
45 daily flights
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