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

CHI — BNA
May 29 — Jun 51

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 Saturday and return on a Thursday

How to find the cheapest flight from Chicago to Nashville

All the information you need to plan the best CHI to BNA flight in 2022: 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

Rainfall

2.8 - 5 inches

Popular inJanuaryHigh demand for flights, 22% potential price rise
Cheapest inAugustBest time to find cheap flights, 49% potential price drop
Average price$224Average for round-trip flights in May 2022
Round-trip from$116From 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 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.

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.

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 at noon.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Nashville in May, June 2022

The best prices found for CHI to BNA flights for May, June
May 29 - Jun 2
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Chicago O'Hare Intl

BNA

Nashville Intl

1 stop

8h 35m
BNA

Nashville Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

10h 27m
$226

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 5/22/22

Jun 18 - Jun 21
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

BNA

Nashville Intl

1 stop

4h 37m
BNA

Nashville Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 45m
$228

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 5/21/22

May 29 - Jun 7
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

BNA

Nashville Intl

Nonstop

1h 38m
BNA

Nashville Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

20h 13m
$229

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 5/22/22

Chicago to Nashville 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Nashville from Chicago found for this year
Sep 7 - Sep 10
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Chicago O'Hare Intl

BNA

Nashville Intl

1 stop

4h 02m
BNA

Nashville Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

4h 25m
$216

Delta

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Deal found 5/23/22

Aug 13 - Aug 16
MDW

Chicago Midway

BNA

Nashville Intl

1 stop

5h 29m
BNA

Nashville Intl

MDW

Chicago Midway

1 stop

3h 54m
$216

Delta

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Deal found 5/21/22

Sep 15 - Sep 22
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

BNA

Nashville Intl

1 stop

20h 41m
BNA

Nashville Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

24h 41m
$225

Sun Country Air

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Deal found 5/21/22

Cheap Delta flights from Chicago to Nashville

Aug 13 - Aug 16
MDW

Chicago Midway

BNA

Nashville Intl

1 stop

5h 29m
BNA

Nashville Intl

MDW

Chicago Midway

1 stop

3h 54m
$216

Delta

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Deal found 5/21/22

Aug 24 - Aug 27
MDW

Chicago Midway

BNA

Nashville Intl

1 stop

3h 33m
BNA

Nashville Intl

MDW

Chicago Midway

1 stop

6h 12m
$247

Delta

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Deal found 5/21/22

Jul 27 - Aug 3
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

BNA

Nashville Intl

1 stop

4h 08m
BNA

Nashville Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

6h 30m
$267

Delta

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Deal found 5/23/22

  • One of the most popular airlines traveling from Chicago to Nashville is Delta. Flights from Delta traveling this route typically cost $255.20 RT. This price is typically 85% cheaper than other airlines that offer Chicago to Nashville flights. When booking this route, the cheapest RT price found was $103. Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport is the most common Chicago airport to take off from when flying to Nashville. Nashville Intl Airport is the most popular arrival airport in Nashville. When flying from Chicago to Nashville, Delta flights are 27% more popular than any other airline flying that same route.

Cheap Spirit Airlines flights from Chicago to Nashville

Jun 3 - Jun 7
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Chicago O'Hare Intl

BNA

Nashville Intl

1 stop

25h 05m
BNA

Nashville Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

20h 13m
$226

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 5/21/22

Jun 2 - Jun 7
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

BNA

Nashville Intl

1 stop

13h 20m
BNA

Nashville Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

20h 13m
$238

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 5/22/22

Jun 4 - Jun 7
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

BNA

Nashville Intl

1 stop

10h 35m
BNA

Nashville Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

20h 13m
$239

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 5/22/22

  • If you’re traveling from Chicago to Nashville, one of the more common airlines traveling that route is Spirit Airlines. Chicago to Nashville flights are typically 82% cheaper than other airlines traveling the same route. Flights from Spirit Airlines typically cost $277.80 RT. The cheapest Spirit Airlines flight found for this route was $103. When traveling from Chicago to Nashville on Spirit Airlines, the most popular airport to depart from is Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport and the most popular airport to arrive at is Nashville Intl Airport. When flying from Chicago to Nashville, Spirit Airlines flights are 23% 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
Jun 18 - Jun 21
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Chicago O'Hare Intl

BNA

Nashville Intl

Nonstop

1h 48m
BNA

Nashville Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 45m
$240

United Airlines

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Deal found 5/24/22

Jun 13 - Jun 14
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

BNA

Nashville Intl

Nonstop

1h 43m
BNA

Nashville Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 55m
$250

United Airlines

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Deal found 5/24/22

Jun 7 - Jun 10
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

BNA

Nashville Intl

Nonstop

1h 35m
BNA

Nashville Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 45m
$260

United Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 5/23/22

Last minute flights from Chicago to Nashville

Late deals on return flights to Nashville from Chicago, departing today and this week
May 29 - Jun 2
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

BNA

Nashville Intl

1 stop

8h 35m
BNA

Nashville Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

10h 27m
$226

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 5/22/22

May 29 - Jun 7
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

BNA

Nashville Intl

Nonstop

1h 38m
BNA

Nashville Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

20h 13m
$229

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 5/22/22

Jun 2 - Jun 7
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

BNA

Nashville Intl

1 stop

13h 20m
BNA

Nashville Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

20h 13m
$238

Spirit Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 5/22/22

One-way flights to Nashville Intl from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Nashville
Jul 27
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

BNA

Nashville Intl

1 stop

4h 08m
$106

Delta

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Deal found 5/23/22

Jul 3
MDW

Chicago Midway

BNA

Nashville Intl

1 stop

6h 19m
$108

Delta

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Deal found 5/21/22

Aug 22
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

BNA

Nashville Intl

1 stop

6h 00m
$108

Delta

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Deal found 5/23/22

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 53 inbound flights from Chicago per day from 6 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 American Airlines for just $118, but on average you can expect to pay $207.

Are there nonstop flights from Chicago to Nashville for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Chicago to Nashville under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Chicago to Nashville is less than $280.

Are there last-minute flights available from Chicago to Nashville for under $300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Chicago to Nashville within the next 7 days for less than $300.

What days are nonstop flights available from Chicago to Nashville?

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

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

35 flight departures from Chicago to Nashville per day on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 6% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 54% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 40% 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 41m. Fly via American Airlines, United Airlines, or Delta 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 American Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $118 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are United Airlines and Delta, starting at $179 and $216 round-trip. You may be able to fly from Chicago to Nashville for 47% 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 Delta. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $106. Users have also found prices from $111 and $120 on Spirit Airlines and American 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 cheapest flights from Chicago to Nashville?

The cheapest flight price from Chicago to Nashville is $89. On average you can expect to pay $264. The most popular route, (Chicago O'Hare Intl - Nashville Intl), can usually be booked for $216.

Alternative routes for Chicago to Nashville

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

Top 5 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$9Average$21FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time66%COVID-19 safety
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FrontierCheapest$38Average$112FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time62%COVID-19 safety
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Spirit AirlinesCheapest$68Average$163FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time65%COVID-19 safety
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American AirlinesCheapest$103Average$278FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%COVID-19 safety
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United AirlinesCheapest$103Average$255FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-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
3%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
47%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
43%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
7%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
Sunday56daily flights
Monday57daily flights
Tuesday54daily flights
Wednesday53daily flights
Thursday53daily flights
Friday52daily flights
Saturday47daily flights