Cheap flights from Chicago to Nashville (CHI - BNA)

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The best prices from Chicago to Nashville Intl 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
37.4 - 78.8 °F
BNA
Precipitation
2.8 - 5 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 (CHI) to Nashville Intl

One-way from

$67

One-way flight from Chicago (CHI) to Nashville Intl

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Chicago to Nashville?

To save up to 38% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 46 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 $251 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $338 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

Unlike at noon, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 39% on flights from Chicago to Nashville by exploring options for tickets in the afternoon.

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.

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

August can be a great time to fly to Nashville from Chicago with a flight ticket averaging about $226. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of August for as cheap as $96. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of January.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Nashville in October, November 2021

The best prices found for CHI to BNA flights for October, November
30 Oct - 1 Nov
$79pp
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 Oct - 1 Nov
$83pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BNA
Nashville Intl
BNA
Nashville Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
30 Oct - 3 Nov
$89pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BNA
Nashville Intl
BNA
Nashville Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to Nashville 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Nashville from Chicago found for this year
8 Dec - 10 Dec
$76pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BNA
Nashville Intl
BNA
Nashville Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
30 Oct - 1 Nov
$79pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BNA
Nashville Intl
BNA
Nashville Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
4 Dec - 7 Dec
$80pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BNA
Nashville Intl
BNA
Nashville Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Non-stop flights to Nashville from Chicago

Save time with Chicago to Nashville direct flight deals
25 Jan - 2 Feb
$117pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
BNA
Nashville Intl
BNA
Nashville Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
10 Feb - 13 Feb
$124pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Major Airline
Non-Stop
BNA
Nashville Intl
BNA
Nashville Intl
Major Airline
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
26 Jan - 31 Jan
$125pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
BNA
Nashville Intl
BNA
Nashville Intl
United 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
20 Oct - 27 Oct
$100pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BNA
Nashville Intl
BNA
Nashville Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
24 Oct - 30 Oct
$103pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BNA
Nashville Intl
BNA
Nashville Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
24 Oct - 30 Oct
$106pp
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 Intl from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Nashville
11:25 am - 12:52 pm
American Airlines
Nonstop
1h 27m
ORD - BNA
American Airlines
2:00 am - 5:08 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
27h 08m
ORD - BNA
Multiple Airlines
$69
Kiwi.com
5:51 am - 9:06 am
Allegiant Air
1 Stop
27h 15m
MDW - BNA
Allegiant Air
$72
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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

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 52 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 $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Nashville for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $76, but on average you can expect to pay $92.

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 $147.

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

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

What days are nonstop flights available from Chicago to Nashville?

You can find nonstop flights on the following days: Friday.

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

2 flight departures from Chicago to Nashville per day on average.
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 50% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 50% 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 5h 43m. Fly via Spirit Airlines to get the fastest option. Chicago and Nashville are separated by a distance of 411 mi.

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

Our cheapest airline available from Chicago to Nashville is Spirit Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $76 on this airline. You may be able to fly from Chicago to Nashville for 66% less than the average price by searching for this airline.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Spirit Airlines. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $33. Users have also found prices from $66 and $67 on Allegiant Air and American Airlines, respectively.

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

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

What are the cheapest flights from Chicago to Nashville?

The cheapest flight price from Chicago to Nashville is $44. On average you can expect to pay $391. The most popular route, (Chicago O'Hare Intl - Nashville Intl), can usually be booked for $83.

What are the most reliable airlines from Chicago to Nashville?

The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from Chicago to Nashville are Asiana Airlines (100%), Royal Jordanian (89%) and Republic Airways (89%).

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Nashville, TN

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

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

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

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 Nashville Intl.

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

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

Returning to Chicago from Nashville Intl

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

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

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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 from Chicago to BNA
1h 36m
Average temperature for October in Nashville
75.2 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Nashville
3.4 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing Nashville

Top 6 airlines flying from Chicago to Nashville Intl

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%
Delta
$62 $275 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$68 $254 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$88 $276 No cancel fee 71%
Spirit Airlines
$152 $213 No cancel fee 65%
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 54% of CHI to BNA departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 23% of CHI to BNA departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 20% of CHI to BNA departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 3% 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
39 daily flights
Monday
61 daily flights
Tuesday
54 daily flights
Wednesday
60 daily flights
Thursday
62 daily flights
Friday
56 daily flights
Saturday
36 daily flights
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