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)

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

$66

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 122% 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 41% on the flight price compared to flying at noon, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Nashville in March, April 2021

21 Apr - 23 Apr
$66pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
BNA
Nashville Intl
BNA
Nashville Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
27 Apr - 2 May
$67pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
BNA
Nashville Intl
BNA
Nashville Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
21 Apr - 24 Apr
$69pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
BNA
Nashville Intl
BNA
Nashville Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to Nashville 2021 flight deals

11 May - 25 May
$57pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
BNA
Nashville Intl
BNA
Nashville Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
12 May - 25 May
$59pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
BNA
Nashville Intl
BNA
Nashville Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
21 Apr - 23 Apr
$66pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
BNA
Nashville Intl
BNA
Nashville Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Non-stop flights to Nashville from Chicago

11 May - 25 May
$57pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
BNA
Nashville Intl
BNA
Nashville Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
12 May - 25 May
$59pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
BNA
Nashville Intl
BNA
Nashville Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
28 Apr - 28 Apr
$77pp
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

9 Mar - 10 Mar
$98pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BNA
Nashville Intl
BNA
Nashville Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
9 Mar - 11 Mar
$119pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BNA
Nashville Intl
BNA
Nashville Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
14 Mar - 18 Mar
$126pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
BNA
Nashville Intl
BNA
Nashville Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to Nashville from Chicago

8:32 am - 6:49 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
22h 17m
ORD - BNA
Multiple Airlines
$66
Gotogate
4:20 am - 6:06 am
American Airlines
Nonstop
1h 46m
ORD - BNA
American Airlines
2:10 pm - 7:54 pm
Delta
1 Stop
5h 44m
MDW - BNA
Delta
$72
Delta

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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.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Chicago to Nashville Intl to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Delta is one of them. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitizing their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travelers safer while flying from Chicago to Nashville Intl. Policies will vary by airline.

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 American Airlines for just $57, but on average you can expect to pay $79.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Chicago to Nashville under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Chicago to Nashville is less than $105.

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?

Nonstop flights can be found on the following days: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday.

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

26 flight departures from Chicago to Nashville Intl per day on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 38% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 50% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 12% 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 36m. Airlines will cover a distance of 397 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 $57, American Airlines will fly you from Chicago to Nashville and back. In addition to American Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Check Cheapflights for deals on Spirit Airlines for as low as $81. These flights start at 74% 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 American Airlines, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $29. However, be on the lookout for offers from Spirit Airlines and Frontier, as they are both options that can get you from Chicago to Nashville for a low price.

Alternative routes for Chicago to Nashville

Destination information for Nashville

Flight duration
1h 46m
Average temperature for March in Nashville
64.4 °F
Avg rainfall for March in Nashville
4.8 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing Nashville

Top 6 airlines flying from Chicago to Nashville

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

Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 56% of CHI to BNA departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 27% of CHI to BNA departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 14% of CHI to BNA departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 3% of CHI to BNA departures
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Weekly flight availability
from Chicago to Nashville
Sunday
20 daily flights
Monday
31 daily flights
Tuesday
23 daily flights
Wednesday
27 daily flights
Thursday
41 daily flights
Friday
36 daily flights
Saturday
17 daily flights
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