Cheap flights from Chicago to Palm Springs (CHI - PSP)

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The best prices from Chicago to Palm Springs are usually found in August or January, booked 25 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Tuesday and return on a Friday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Chicago (CHI) to Palm Springs (PSP)

All the information you need to plan the best CHI to PSP flight in 2021: compare Chicago to Palm Springs flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Palm Springs.
CHI - PSP
Price
$355 - $469
PSP
Temperature
55.4 - 93.2 °F
PSP
Precipitation
0.1 - 1 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 14% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 12% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$355

From Chicago (CHI) to Palm Springs

One-way from

$105

One-way flight from Chicago (CHI) to Palm Springs

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest month to fly from Chicago to Palm Springs?

August is one of the best times of the year to fly to Palm Springs from Chicago. Prices for August average $405 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $285. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a August flight can save you 15% on your journey compared to booking in August

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

Departing on a Sunday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 206% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 24 days in advance, which can save you up to 54% on flights from Chicago to Palm Springs compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 24 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $502. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $715.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago to Palm Springs (CHI - PSP)?

Unlike in the afternoon, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 15% on flights from Chicago to Palm Springs by exploring options for tickets at noon.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Palm Springs in December, January 2022

The best prices found for CHI to PSP flights for December, January
29 Jan - 12 Feb
$196pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
PSP
Palm Springs
PSP
Palm Springs
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
25 Jan - 8 Feb
$199pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
PSP
Palm Springs
PSP
Palm Springs
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
29 Jan - 12 Feb
$211pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
PSP
Palm Springs
PSP
Palm Springs
Delta
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to Palm Springs 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Palm Springs from Chicago found for this year
14 Dec - 31 Dec
$320pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PSP
Palm Springs
PSP
Palm Springs
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
13 Dec - 20 Dec
$339pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
PSP
Palm Springs
PSP
Palm Springs
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
12 Dec - 21 Dec
$346pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PSP
Palm Springs
PSP
Palm Springs
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Non-stop flights to Palm Springs from Chicago

Save time with Chicago to Palm Springs direct flight deals
11 Jan - 14 Jan
$223pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
PSP
Palm Springs
PSP
Palm Springs
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
29 Jan - 12 Feb
$227pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
PSP
Palm Springs
PSP
Palm Springs
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
24 Jan - 8 Feb
$269pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
PSP
Palm Springs
PSP
Palm Springs
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Last minute flights from Chicago to Palm Springs

Late deals on round-trip flights to Palm Springs from Chicago, departing today and this week
14 Dec - 31 Dec
$320pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PSP
Palm Springs
PSP
Palm Springs
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
13 Dec - 20 Dec
$339pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
PSP
Palm Springs
PSP
Palm Springs
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
15 Dec - 19 Dec
$345pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PSP
Palm Springs
PSP
Palm Springs
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to Palm Springs from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Palm Springs
2:05 am - 4:58 pm
United Airlines
1 Stop
16h 53m
ORD - PSP
United Airlines
$105
United
8:16 am - 2:35 pm
Alaska Airlines
1 Stop
8h 19m
ORD - PSP
Alaska Airlines
$116
mytrip.com
12:12 am - 5:01 am
American Airlines
1 Stop
6h 49m
ORD - PSP
American Airlines

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Chicago to Palm Springs

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

For a flight from Chicago to Palm Springs, you will be flying into Palm Springs. Palm Springs (PSP) is just 2.2 mi from the center of the city. Palm Springs is the only Palm Springs airport and it handles 2 inbound flights from Chicago per day. 7 airlines have flights to Palm Springs from Chicago on a regular basis.

Which airlines flying from Chicago to Palm Springs have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Chicago to Palm Springs that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are American Airlines, United Airlines, and Frontier. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Palm Springs for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $196, but on average you can expect to pay $234.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Chicago to Palm Springs under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Chicago to Palm Springs is less than $344.

Are there last-minute flights available from Chicago to Palm Springs for under $400?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Chicago to Palm Springs within the next 7 days for less than $400.

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

According to our current data, United Airlines ($199), American Airlines ($227), and Delta ($251) offers the cheapest pricing from Chicago to Palm Springs. United Airlines is 50% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $98 on United Airlines. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Delta from $106 and Alaska Airlines from $116 one-way.

What are the most reliable airlines from Chicago to Palm Springs?

The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from Chicago to Palm Springs are United Airlines (93%), SkyWest Airlines (86%) and Iberia (82%).

What are the cheapest flights from Chicago to Palm Springs?

The cheapest flight price from Chicago to Palm Springs is $122. On average you can expect to pay $454. The most popular route, (Chicago O'Hare Intl - Palm Springs), can usually be booked for $242.

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

The most popular airlines flying from Chicago to Palm Springs are Major Airline, American Airlines and Alaska Airlines. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Palm Springs, CA

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Palm Springs from Chicago?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Palm Springs within the United States

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Chicago must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Palm Springs.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Chicago are not required to quarantine after entering Palm Springs.

Do I need a test to fly back to Chicago from Palm Springs?

Returning to Chicago from Palm Springs

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Palm Springs must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Chicago.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Palm Springs are not required to quarantine after entering Chicago.

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Alternative routes for Chicago to Palm Springs

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

Destination information for Palm Springs

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Chicago to Palm Springs.
Flight duration from Chicago to PSP
4h 09m
Average temperature for December in Palm Springs
66.2 °F
Avg rainfall for December in Palm Springs
1.3 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing Palm Springs

Top 5 airlines flying from Chicago to Palm Springs

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Chicago to Palm Springs 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 $128 No cancel fee 62%
United Airlines
$48 $375 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$86 $376 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$122 $349 No cancel fee N/A
Sun Country Air
$206 $343 No cancel fee 83%

Hourly flight availability from Chicago to Palm Springs

See what time of day planes typically take off from Chicago towards Palm Springs.
Morning 6 AM to noon 53% of CHI to PSP departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 40% of CHI to PSP departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 7% of CHI to PSP departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of CHI to PSP departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Chicago to Palm Springs
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Chicago to Palm Springs.
Sunday
3 daily flights
Monday
3 daily flights
Tuesday
2 daily flights
Wednesday
3 daily flights
Thursday
3 daily flights
Friday
3 daily flights
Saturday
1 daily flight
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