Cheap flights from Chicago (CHI) to Nashville (BNA)

CHI — BNA
Feb 7 — Feb 141

The best prices from Chicago to Nashville Intl are usually found in February or January, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Tuesday and return on a Wednesday

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 2023: compare Chicago to Nashville flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Nashville.

CHI - BNA

Price

$207 - $363

BNA

Temperature

37.4 - 78.8 °F

BNA

Rainfall

2.8 - 5 inches

Popular inAprilHigh demand for flights, 17% potential price rise
Cheapest inFebruaryBest time to find cheap flights, 31% potential price drop
Round-trip from$207From Chicago (CHI) to Nashville Intl
One-way from$74One-way flight from Chicago (CHI) to Nashville Intl

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

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

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

To save up to 46% 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 Nashville from $336 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $409 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

February can be a great time to fly to Nashville from Chicago with a flight ticket averaging about $300. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of February for as cheap as $132. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of April.

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

Unlike in the afternoon, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 13% on flights from Chicago to Nashville by exploring options for tickets in the evening.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Nashville in February, March 2023

The best prices found for CHI to BNA flights for February, March
Feb 28 - Mar 7
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

BNA

Nashville Intl

Nonstop

1h 22m
BNA

Nashville Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

8h 18m
$112

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/31

Feb 21 - Feb 24
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

BNA

Nashville Intl

Nonstop

1h 29m
BNA

Nashville Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

8h 21m
$113

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/30

Feb 22 - Feb 25
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

BNA

Nashville Intl

Nonstop

1h 22m
BNA

Nashville Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

6h 11m
$116

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/30

Chicago to Nashville 2023 flight deals

Cheap flights to Nashville from Chicago found for this year
Feb 28 - Mar 7
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

BNA

Nashville Intl

Nonstop

1h 22m
BNA

Nashville Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

8h 18m
$112

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/31

Feb 21 - Feb 24
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

BNA

Nashville Intl

Nonstop

1h 29m
BNA

Nashville Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

8h 21m
$113

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/30

Feb 22 - Feb 25
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

BNA

Nashville Intl

Nonstop

1h 22m
BNA

Nashville Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

6h 11m
$116

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/30

Cheap United Airlines flights from Chicago to Nashville

Mar 1 - Mar 8
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

BNA

Nashville Intl

Nonstop

1h 32m
BNA

Nashville Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 58m
$118

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/30

Mar 1 - Mar 8
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

BNA

Nashville Intl

1 stop

5h 05m
BNA

Nashville Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 58m
$128

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/30

Mar 4 - Mar 8
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

BNA

Nashville Intl

Nonstop

1h 33m
BNA

Nashville Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 43m
$133

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 2/2

  • If you’re traveling from Chicago to Nashville, one of the more common airlines traveling that route is United Airlines. Flights from United Airlines traveling this route typically cost $291.13 RT. This price is typically 41% more expensive than other airlines that offer Chicago to Nashville flights. When booking this route, the cheapest RT price found was $120. The most popular departure airport in Chicago when flying to Nashville is Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport. The most popular airport to fly into when visiting Nashville is Nashville Intl Airport. When flying from Chicago to Nashville, United Airlines flights are 29% more popular than any other airline flying that same route.

Cheap American Airlines flights from Chicago to Nashville

Feb 27 - Mar 7
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

BNA

Nashville Intl

1 stop

5h 29m
BNA

Nashville Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 41m
$143

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 2/1

Feb 23 - Feb 25
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

BNA

Nashville Intl

Nonstop

1h 22m
BNA

Nashville Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 52m
$148

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/31

Feb 23 - Feb 27
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

BNA

Nashville Intl

Nonstop

1h 22m
BNA

Nashville Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

6h 57m
$156

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/31

  • If you’re traveling from Chicago to Nashville, one of the more common airlines traveling that route is American Airlines. Flights from American Airlines traveling this route typically cost $311.18 RT. This price is typically 46% more expensive than other airlines that offer Chicago to Nashville flights. When booking this route, the cheapest RT price found was $120. The most popular departure airport in Chicago when flying to Nashville is Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport. The most popular airport to fly into when visiting Nashville is Nashville Intl Airport. When flying from Chicago to Nashville, American Airlines flights are 25% more popular than any other airline flying that same route.

Non-stop flights to Nashville from Chicago

Save time with Chicago to Nashville direct flight deals
Mar 1 - Mar 8
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

BNA

Nashville Intl

Nonstop

1h 32m
BNA

Nashville Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 58m
$118

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/30

Mar 14 - Mar 15
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

BNA

Nashville Intl

Nonstop

1h 41m
BNA

Nashville Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 41m
$119

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/30

Mar 4 - Mar 8
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

BNA

Nashville Intl

Nonstop

1h 33m
BNA

Nashville Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 43m
$133

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 2/2

Last minute flights from Chicago to Nashville

Late deals on return flights to Nashville from Chicago, departing today and this week
Feb 7 - Feb 11
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

BNA

Nashville Intl

1 stop

6h 09m
BNA

Nashville Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

6h 11m
$131

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/31

Feb 8 - Feb 11
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

BNA

Nashville Intl

1 stop

11h 43m
BNA

Nashville Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

8h 31m
$132

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/31

Feb 10 - Feb 18
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

BNA

Nashville Intl

1 stop

11h 33m
BNA

Nashville Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

6h 11m
$136

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/30

One-way flights to Nashville from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Nashville
Feb 21
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

BNA

Nashville Intl

1 stop

18h 12m
$53

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/30

Feb 7
MDW

Chicago Midway

BNA

Nashville Intl

1 stop

9h 51m
$56

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/30

Feb 7
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

BNA

Nashville Intl

1 stop

21h 58m
$57

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/30

Reviews of Airlines Servicing Nashville

Delta
7.9
Good
2,050 reviews

Comfort

7.9

Crew

8.5

Entertainment

7.8

Food

7.2

Overall

7.9

Boarding

8.0

Reviews

1 / 10

Could be better, onboard snacks aren’t enough. A bit of a sandwich or thereabout would suffice.

Delta
7.9
Good
2,050 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
2,050 reviews

Comfort

7.9

Crew

8.5

Entertainment

7.8

Food

7.2

Overall

7.9

Boarding

8.0

Reviews

1 / 10

Could be better, onboard snacks aren’t enough. A bit of a sandwich or thereabout would suffice.

United Airlines
7.6
Good
1,189 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
2,050 reviews

Comfort

7.9

Crew

8.5

Entertainment

7.8

Food

7.2

Overall

7.9

Boarding

8.0

Reviews

1 / 10

Could be better, onboard snacks aren’t enough. A bit of a sandwich or thereabout would suffice.

American Airlines
7.4
Good
1,668 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
2,050 reviews

Comfort

7.9

Crew

8.5

Entertainment

7.8

Food

7.2

Overall

7.9

Boarding

8.0

Reviews

1 / 10

Could be better, onboard snacks aren’t enough. A bit of a sandwich or thereabout would suffice.

Spirit Airlines
6.9
Okay
716 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
2,050 reviews

Comfort

7.9

Crew

8.5

Entertainment

7.8

Food

7.2

Overall

7.9

Boarding

8.0

Reviews

1 / 10

Could be better, onboard snacks aren’t enough. A bit of a sandwich or thereabout would suffice.

Frontier
6.1
Okay
537 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
2,050 reviews

Comfort

7.9

Crew

8.5

Entertainment

7.8

Food

7.2

Overall

7.9

Boarding

8.0

Reviews

1 / 10

Could be better, onboard snacks aren’t enough. A bit of a sandwich or thereabout would suffice.

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Chicago to Nashville flights.

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 32 inbound flights from Chicago per day from 7 airlines. Nashville Intl is conveniently located just 6.0 mi from Nashville’s city center.

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.

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 Multiple Airlines for just $112, but on average you can expect to pay $126.

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 $172.

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?

You can find nonstop flights on the following days: Sunday, Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

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

25 flight departures from Chicago to Nashville per day on average.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 4% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Noon) - 16% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 56% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 24% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Chicago to Nashville?

There are many flights that can get you from Chicago to Nashville in 1h 32m. Fly via United Airlines, Spirit Airlines, or American Airlines to get the fastest option. Chicago and Nashville are separated by a distance of 411 mi. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Our cheapest airline available from Chicago to Nashville is United Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $118 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Spirit Airlines and American Airlines, starting at $131 and $143 round-trip. You may be able to fly from Chicago to Nashville for 60% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

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

For one-way options, check prices for American Airlines. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $59. Users have also found prices from $64 and $69 on Frontier and United Airlines, respectively.

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

American Airlines, Delta and Frontier are the most popular airlines when flying from Chicago to Nashville.

What are the most reliable airlines from Chicago to Nashville?

The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from Chicago to Nashville are Republic Airways (95%), GoJet (87%) and Lufthansa (78%).

What are the cheapest flights from Chicago to Nashville?

The cheapest flight price from Chicago to Nashville is $89. On average you can expect to pay $429. The most popular route, (Chicago O'Hare Intl - Nashville Intl), can usually be booked for $118.

Alternative routes for Chicago to Nashville

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

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.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Juneyao AirlinesCheapest$10Average$21FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time66%COVID-19 safety
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FrontierCheapest$38Average$112FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time62%COVID-19 safety
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American AirlinesCheapest$120Average$311FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%COVID-19 safety
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United AirlinesCheapest$120Average$291FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
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Spirit AirlinesCheapest$128Average$213FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time65%COVID-19 safety
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DeltaCheapest$209Average$533FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Chicago to Nashville

See what time of day planes typically take off from Chicago to Nashville
2%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
33%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
38%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
27%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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
Sunday24daily flights
Monday36daily flights
Tuesday36daily flights
Wednesday39daily flights
Thursday50daily flights
Friday28daily flights
Saturday13daily flights
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