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The best prices from Chicago to Phoenix are usually found in January or February, booked 30 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Chicago (CHI) to Phoenix (PHX)

CHI - PHX
Price
$136 - $277
PHX
Temperature
68 - 107.6 °F
PHX
Rainfall
0 - 1.1 inches

Popular in

June

High demand for flights, 17% potential price rise

Cheapest in

January

Best time to find cheap flights, 41% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$136

From Chicago to Phoenix

One-way from

$38

One-way flight from Chicago to Phoenix

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 Phoenix?

Departing on a Monday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 30% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 31 days in advance to save up to 11% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 31 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Chicago to Phoenix 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $86, or $92 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of September. Prices to Phoenix from Chicago average $145. You can even find prices in September for less than $145, as users have found deals to Phoenix from as low as $37. The month of March appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Phoenix from Chicago. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 36%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago to Phoenix (CHI - PHX)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Chicago to Phoenix is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the morning tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the evening could potentially save you up to 26% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Phoenix in October, November 2020

The best prices found for CHI to PHX flights for October, November
8 Nov - 12 Nov
$55pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
15 Nov - 19 Nov
$56pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
8 Nov - 19 Nov
$57pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to Phoenix 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Phoenix from Chicago found for this year
8 Nov - 12 Nov
$55pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
15 Nov - 19 Nov
$56pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
8 Nov - 19 Nov
$57pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Non-stop flights to Phoenix from Chicago

Save time with Chicago to Phoenix direct flight deals
8 Nov - 12 Nov
$55pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
15 Nov - 19 Nov
$56pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
8 Nov - 19 Nov
$57pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Last minute flights from Chicago to Phoenix

Late deals on round-trip flights to Phoenix from Chicago, departing today and this week
2 Nov - 8 Nov
$72pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
2 Nov - 12 Nov
$77pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
4 Nov - 5 Nov
$82pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to Phoenix from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Phoenix
2:45 pm - 5:34 pm
United Airlines
Nonstop
3h 49m
ORD - PHX
United Airlines
$38
United
3:00 pm - 5:44 pm
Major Airline
Nonstop
3h 44m
ORD - PHX
Major Airline
$42
StudentUniverse
1:00 am - 3:50 am
American Airlines
Nonstop
3h 50m
ORD - PHX
American Airlines

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Chicago to Phoenix

Are flight prices decreasing from Chicago to Phoenix 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 Phoenix 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 Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Alaska Airlines, Southwest, and Delta are some of the many airlines that have done so. 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 Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl. Policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from Chicago to Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

American Airlines, Frontier, and United Airlines are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Chicago to Phoenix for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Phoenix for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $55, but on average you can expect to pay $72.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Chicago to Phoenix under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Chicago to Phoenix is less than $73.

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

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

What days are nonstop flights available from Chicago to Phoenix?

Nonstop flights are available for this route on the following days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday.

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

On average 18 flights depart from Chicago to Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl per day.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 11% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Noon) - 28% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 44% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 17% of flight departures

Is Chicago weather warmer or cooler than Phoenix?

Expect the weather to be around 108 °F on average in July. As the temperature peaks, try to get your plans done early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. The climate in Phoenix is generally hotter than in Chicago.

How long is the flight from Chicago to Phoenix?

A quick flight from Chicago to Phoenix can take about 3h 38m. American Airlines provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $75. The distance from Chicago to Phoenix is about 1445 mi. Most flights are nonstop.

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

Currently priced at $55, Frontier will fly you from Chicago to Phoenix and back. In addition to Frontier, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from United Airlines and Spirit Airlines - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $69 and $73, respectively. These flights start at 76% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Frontier, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $28. Spirit Airlines flights start at $36 while deals on United Airlines start at $38 one-way.

Alternative routes for Chicago to Phoenix

Destination information for Phoenix

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Chicago to Phoenix
Flight duration
3h 35m
Average temperature for October in Phoenix
91.4 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Phoenix
0.6 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing Phoenix

Hourly flight availability from Chicago to Phoenix

Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 43% of CHI to PHX departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 34% of CHI to PHX departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 22% of CHI to PHX departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of CHI to PHX departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Chicago to Phoenix
Sunday
32 daily flights
Monday
26 daily flights
Tuesday
23 daily flights
Wednesday
20 daily flights
Thursday
30 daily flights
Friday
31 daily flights
Saturday
23 daily flights
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