Cheap flights from Chicago to Nashville (CHI - BNA)

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The best prices from Chicago to Nashville are usually found in August or July, booked 47 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Sunday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Chicago (CHI) to Nashville (BNA)

All the information you need to plan the best CHI to BNA flight in 2021: compare Chicago to Nashville flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Nashville.
CHI - BNA
Price
$116 - $289
BNA
Temperature
51.8 - 89.6 °F
BNA
Rainfall
3.4 - 4.8 inches

Popular in

January

High demand for flights, 22% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 49% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$116

From Chicago to Nashville

One-way from

$92

One-way flight from Chicago to Nashville

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 Nashville?

Leaving on a Monday 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 127% on the overall cost on flights from Chicago to Nashville.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 11% by booking at least 14 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 Nashville within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $118.

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

Flights from Chicago to Nashville lean towards being more expensive in June. Prices are generally better when you fly from Chicago to Nashville in February, with the cheapest ticket starting at $67.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago to Nashville (CHI - BNA)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Chicago to Nashville in the afternoon. Doing so could potentially save you 39% on the flight price compared to flying at noon, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Nashville in June, July 2021

The best prices found for CHI to BNA flights for June, July
22 Jun - 29 Jun
$130pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BNA
Nashville Intl
BNA
Nashville Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
22 Jun - 29 Jun
$137pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BNA
Nashville Intl
BNA
Nashville Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
29 Jun - 30 Jun
$139pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
BNA
Nashville Intl
BNA
Nashville Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to Nashville 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Nashville from Chicago found for this year
22 Jun - 29 Jun
$130pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BNA
Nashville Intl
BNA
Nashville Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
22 Jun - 29 Jun
$137pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BNA
Nashville Intl
BNA
Nashville Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
29 Jun - 30 Jun
$139pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
BNA
Nashville Intl
BNA
Nashville Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Non-stop flights to Nashville from Chicago

Save time with Chicago to Nashville direct flight deals
29 Jun - 30 Jun
$139pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
BNA
Nashville Intl
BNA
Nashville Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
16 Sep - 20 Sep
$165pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
BNA
Nashville Intl
BNA
Nashville Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
26 Jun - 13 Jul
$173pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
BNA
Nashville Intl
BNA
Nashville Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Last minute flights from Chicago to Nashville

Late deals on round-trip flights to Nashville from Chicago, departing today and this week
22 Jun - 29 Jun
$130pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BNA
Nashville Intl
BNA
Nashville Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
22 Jun - 29 Jun
$137pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BNA
Nashville Intl
BNA
Nashville Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
22 Jun - 29 Jun
$144pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BNA
Nashville Intl
BNA
Nashville Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to Nashville from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Nashville
1:10 pm - 6:54 pm
Delta
1 Stop
5h 44m
ORD - BNA
Delta
$92
Delta
4:59 pm - 5:15 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
12h 16m
ORD - BNA
Multiple Airlines
$98
Kiwi.com
10:09 am - 5:15 am
Frontier
1 Stop
19h 06m
ORD - BNA
Frontier
$103
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Chicago to Nashville

Are flight prices decreasing from Chicago to Nashville 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 Nashville 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 Nashville Intl have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Chicago to Nashville Intl have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. United Airlines, American Airlines, and Frontier 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.

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

Most people fly into Nashville Intl (BNA) if they book a flight to Nashville from Chicago. On average, Nashville Intl has 48 inbound flights from Chicago per day from 7 airlines. Nashville Intl is conveniently located just 6.0 mi from Nashville’s city center.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Nashville for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $130, but on average you can expect to pay $159.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Chicago to Nashville under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Chicago to Nashville is less than $212.

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

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

What days are nonstop flights available from Chicago to Nashville?

Nonstop flights can be found on the following days: Wednesday, Thursday.

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

2 flight departures from Chicago to Nashville Intl per day on average.
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 100% of flight departures

Is Chicago weather warmer or cooler than Nashville?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 90 °F's in July, on average. The temperature in Nashville is generally hotter than in Chicago. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

How long is the flight from Chicago to Nashville?

Departing from Chicago to Nashville will take you 1h 25m. Airlines will cover a distance of 411 mi. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

Currently priced at $130, Spirit Airlines will fly you from Chicago to Nashville and back. In addition to Spirit Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from United Airlines and American Airlines - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $139 and $147, respectively. These flights start at 42% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Spirit Airlines, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $57. However, be on the lookout for offers from American Airlines and Delta, as they are both options that can get you from Chicago to Nashville for a low price.

Alternative routes for Chicago to Nashville

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

Destination information for Nashville

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Chicago to Nashville.
Flight duration
1h 40m
Average temperature for June in Nashville
86.0 °F
Avg rainfall for June in Nashville
4.6 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing Nashville

Top 6 airlines flying from Chicago to Nashville

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Chicago to Nashville 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
$38 $112 No cancel fee 62%
Spirit Airlines
$152 $213 No cancel fee 65%
United Airlines
$68 $254 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$62 $275 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$88 $276 No cancel fee 71%
Linear Air Taxi
$3,015 $6,707 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 Nashville

See what time of day planes typically take off from Chicago towards Nashville.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 48% of CHI to BNA departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 26% of CHI to BNA departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 15% of CHI to BNA departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 11% of CHI to BNA departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Chicago to Nashville
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Chicago to Nashville.
Sunday
55 daily flights
Monday
59 daily flights
Tuesday
36 daily flights
Wednesday
35 daily flights
Thursday
49 daily flights
Friday
60 daily flights
Saturday
43 daily flights
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