Cheap flights from Chicago (CHI) to Phoenix from $42

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight departing on 6/22. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
CHI — PHX
abr. 23 — abr. 301

The best prices from Chicago to Phoenix are usually found in January or September, booked 45 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Saturday and return on a Friday

Cheap flight deals from Chicago to Phoenix

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Chicago (CHI) to Phoenix (PH1). Learn about various techniques such as flexible date searches, comparing prices across and setting up price alerts. Use these methods to find the cheapest flights available for your travel needs. Data last updated abril 18, 2024.

Popular in

March

Cheapest in

January

Round-trip from

$251

One-way from

$60
High demand for flights, 27% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 30% potential price drop
From Chicago (CHI) to Phoenix
One-way flight from Chicago (CHI) to Phoenix

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

Users have found that flying from Chicago to Phoenix on a Saturday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Chicago to Phoenix, book at least 46 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 26% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $246 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $368.

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

January can be a great time to fly to Phoenix from Chicago with a flight ticket averaging about $276. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of January for as cheap as $79. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of March.

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

When flying from Chicago to Phoenix, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the evening, which can drop the price by up to 37% versus a flight at noon.

Cheap Spirit Airlines flights from Chicago to Phoenix

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Spirit Airlines for the route between Chicago and Phoenix. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,192,047 searches. Data last updated abril 18, 2024.
Peruse some of the lowest-priced Spirit Airlines flights we've found from Chicago to Phoenix. Make sure to check back often as deals are often changing.
dom. 5/511:58 pmORD - PHX
1 stop12h 37mSpirit Airlines
mié. 5/811:25 amPHX - ORD
1 stop8h 30mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 4/17$133
mié. 5/221:13 pmORD - PHX
1 stop23h 07mSpirit Airlines
mar. 6/411:25 amPHX - ORD
1 stop17h 11mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 4/17$146
vie. 5/317:00 amORD - PHX
1 stop10h 50mSpirit Airlines
mié. 6/511:39 amPHX - ORD
1 stop7h 33mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 4/17$154
sáb. 4/277:11 pmORD - PHX
1 stop16h 42mSpirit Airlines
vie. 5/34:39 pmPHX - ORD
1 stop25h 26mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 4/16$155
mar. 4/239:34 pmORD - PHX
1 stop15h 01mSpirit Airlines
sáb. 4/278:00 amPHX - ORD
1 stop10h 05mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 4/16$157
lun. 4/297:23 amORD - PHX
2 stops29h 12mSpirit Airlines
sáb. 5/187:19 amPHX - ORD
2 stops11h 16mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 4/17$164
sáb. 4/277:11 pmORD - PHX
1 stop16h 42mSpirit Airlines
vie. 5/34:39 pmPHX - ORD
2 stops23h 07mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 4/16$167
dom. 4/285:45 amORD - PHX
1 stop6h 08mSpirit Airlines
mié. 5/88:59 amPHX - ORD
1 stop21h 14mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 4/17$173
dom. 4/285:45 amORD - PHX
2 stops30h 50mSpirit Airlines
mar. 5/148:59 amPHX - ORD
2 stops12h 11mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 4/17$175

Cheap Frontier flights from Chicago to Phoenix

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Frontier for the route between Chicago and Phoenix. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,192,047 searches. Data last updated abril 18, 2024.
To aid your search, here are some of the cheapest Frontier flights we've found from Chicago to Phoenix. Deals frequently update to provide users with more options.
sáb. 4/274:18 pmMDW - PHX
Nonstop3h 58mFrontier
sáb. 5/1110:00 amPHX - MDW
Nonstop3h 28mFrontier
Deal found 4/16$87
mar. 4/3010:34 pmMDW - PHX
Nonstop3h 57mFrontier
mar. 5/74:22 pmPHX - MDW
Nonstop3h 22mFrontier
Deal found 4/17$88
lun. 5/139:55 pmMDW - PHX
Nonstop4h 04mFrontier
mar. 5/218:03 amPHX - MDW
1 stop7h 09mFrontier
Deal found 4/17$89
sáb. 5/1112:29 pmORD - PHX
Nonstop4h 06mFrontier
mié. 5/228:21 pmPHX - ORD
Nonstop3h 39mFrontier
Deal found 4/16$90
sáb. 4/274:18 pmMDW - PHX
Nonstop3h 58mFrontier
sáb. 5/1110:00 amPHX - MDW
Nonstop3h 28mFrontier
Deal found 4/16$91
lun. 5/135:45 amMDW - PHX
1 stop7h 38mFrontier
lun. 5/137:43 pmPHX - MDW
1 stop11h 08mFrontier
Deal found 4/18$92
mié. 5/112:29 pmORD - PHX
Nonstop4h 06mFrontier
jue. 5/96:16 amPHX - ORD
Nonstop3h 29mFrontier
Deal found 4/17$93
jue. 5/99:19 pmMDW - PHX
Nonstop4h 04mFrontier
lun. 5/137:43 pmPHX - MDW
1 stop11h 08mFrontier
Deal found 4/17$94
sáb. 4/2712:29 pmORD - PHX
Nonstop4h 06mFrontier
mar. 4/306:00 amPHX - ORD
Nonstop3h 29mFrontier
Deal found 4/17$95

Cheap Chicago to Phoenix flights in April & May 2024

Find cheap flight options from Chicago to Phoenix specifically for the months of April and May 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,192,047 searches. Prices were last updated on abril 18, 2024.
These are some of the best deals we've found on flights to Phoenix in 2024 at this time. Check back soon for alternative fares.
sáb. 5/44:18 pmMDW - PHX
Nonstop3h 58mFrontier
sáb. 5/1110:00 amPHX - MDW
Nonstop3h 28mFrontier
Deal found 4/17$68
sáb. 5/44:18 pmMDW - PHX
Nonstop3h 58mFrontier
sáb. 5/1110:00 amPHX - MDW
Nonstop3h 28mFrontier
Deal found 4/17$69
sáb. 5/44:18 pmMDW - PHX
Nonstop3h 58mFrontier
mar. 5/74:22 pmPHX - MDW
Nonstop3h 22mFrontier
Deal found 4/17$77
sáb. 5/114:18 pmMDW - PHX
Nonstop3h 58mFrontier
mar. 5/144:22 pmPHX - MDW
Nonstop3h 22mFrontier
Deal found 4/18$78
sáb. 5/114:18 pmMDW - PHX
Nonstop3h 58mFrontier
lun. 5/137:43 pmPHX - MDW
1 stop11h 08mFrontier
Deal found 4/17$79
sáb. 5/44:18 pmMDW - PHX
Nonstop3h 58mFrontier
lun. 5/133:41 pmPHX - MDW
Nonstop3h 24mFrontier
Deal found 4/17$80
mié. 5/155:30 amMDW - PHX
1 stop7h 13mFrontier
sáb. 5/186:30 amPHX - MDW
Nonstop3h 24mFrontier
Deal found 4/17$81
sáb. 5/114:18 pmMDW - PHX
Nonstop3h 58mFrontier
mar. 5/144:22 pmPHX - MDW
Nonstop3h 22mFrontier
Deal found 4/17$83
sáb. 5/44:18 pmMDW - PHX
Nonstop3h 58mFrontier
lun. 5/137:43 pmPHX - MDW
1 stop11h 08mFrontier
Deal found 4/17$84

Chicago to Phoenix 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between Chicago and Phoenix in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,192,047 searches. Data last updated abril 18, 2024.
These are some of the best deals we've found on flights to Phoenix in 2024 at this time. Check back soon for alternative fares.
sáb. 5/44:18 pmMDW - PHX
Nonstop3h 58mFrontier
sáb. 5/1110:00 amPHX - MDW
Nonstop3h 28mFrontier
Deal found 4/17$68
sáb. 5/44:18 pmMDW - PHX
Nonstop3h 58mFrontier
sáb. 5/1110:00 amPHX - MDW
Nonstop3h 28mFrontier
Deal found 4/17$69
sáb. 5/44:18 pmMDW - PHX
Nonstop3h 58mFrontier
mar. 5/74:22 pmPHX - MDW
Nonstop3h 22mFrontier
Deal found 4/17$77
sáb. 5/114:18 pmMDW - PHX
Nonstop3h 58mFrontier
mar. 5/144:22 pmPHX - MDW
Nonstop3h 22mFrontier
Deal found 4/18$78
sáb. 5/114:18 pmMDW - PHX
Nonstop3h 58mFrontier
lun. 5/137:43 pmPHX - MDW
1 stop11h 08mFrontier
Deal found 4/17$79
sáb. 5/44:18 pmMDW - PHX
Nonstop3h 58mFrontier
lun. 5/133:41 pmPHX - MDW
Nonstop3h 24mFrontier
Deal found 4/17$80
mié. 5/155:30 amMDW - PHX
1 stop7h 13mFrontier
sáb. 5/186:30 amPHX - MDW
Nonstop3h 24mFrontier
Deal found 4/17$81
sáb. 5/114:18 pmMDW - PHX
Nonstop3h 58mFrontier
mar. 5/144:22 pmPHX - MDW
Nonstop3h 22mFrontier
Deal found 4/17$83
sáb. 5/44:18 pmMDW - PHX
Nonstop3h 58mFrontier
lun. 5/137:43 pmPHX - MDW
1 stop11h 08mFrontier
Deal found 4/17$84

Non-stop flights to Phoenix from Chicago

Discover non-stop flight options from Chicago to Phoenix. Find direct flights with no layovers, providing a convenient travel experience. Explore non-stop flight options based on user searches, and compare prices and availability for your desired travel dates. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,192,047 searches. Data last updated abril 18, 2024.
For a shorter flight, select one of these non-stop flights from Chicago to Phoenix. Select from other flights from Chicago to Phoenix by using the search form above.
sáb. 5/44:18 pmMDW - PHX
Nonstop3h 58mFrontier
sáb. 5/1110:00 amPHX - MDW
Nonstop3h 28mFrontier
Deal found 4/17$68
sáb. 5/44:18 pmMDW - PHX
Nonstop3h 58mFrontier
sáb. 5/1110:00 amPHX - MDW
Nonstop3h 28mFrontier
Deal found 4/17$69
sáb. 5/44:18 pmMDW - PHX
Nonstop3h 58mFrontier
mar. 5/74:22 pmPHX - MDW
Nonstop3h 22mFrontier
Deal found 4/17$77
sáb. 5/114:18 pmMDW - PHX
Nonstop3h 58mFrontier
mar. 5/144:22 pmPHX - MDW
Nonstop3h 22mFrontier
Deal found 4/18$78
sáb. 5/44:18 pmMDW - PHX
Nonstop3h 58mFrontier
sáb. 5/1110:00 amPHX - MDW
Nonstop3h 28mFrontier
Deal found 4/18$79
sáb. 5/44:18 pmMDW - PHX
Nonstop3h 58mFrontier
lun. 5/133:41 pmPHX - MDW
Nonstop3h 24mFrontier
Deal found 4/17$80
sáb. 5/114:18 pmMDW - PHX
Nonstop3h 58mFrontier
mar. 5/144:22 pmPHX - MDW
Nonstop3h 22mFrontier
Deal found 4/17$83
mar. 5/1410:34 pmMDW - PHX
Nonstop3h 57mFrontier
sáb. 5/186:30 amPHX - MDW
Nonstop3h 24mFrontier
Deal found 4/17$87
mar. 4/3012:29 pmORD - PHX
Nonstop4h 06mFrontier
mié. 5/156:00 amPHX - ORD
Nonstop3h 29mFrontier
Deal found 4/17$87

Chicago to Phoenix flights leaving soon

Find last-minute flight options from Chicago to Phoenix for spontaneous travel. Discover available flights and compare prices based on user searches. Secure great deals and offers for spontaneous trips with quick booking options. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,192,047 searches. Data last updated abril 18, 2024.
Book one of these great deals on flights from Chicago to Phoenix. Tip: verify your flight details before completing your reservation.
sáb. 4/274:18 pmMDW - PHX
Nonstop3h 58mFrontier
sáb. 5/1110:00 amPHX - MDW
Nonstop3h 28mFrontier
Deal found 4/16$87
sáb. 4/2712:29 pmORD - PHX
Nonstop4h 06mFrontier
mar. 5/146:00 amPHX - ORD
Nonstop3h 29mFrontier
Deal found 4/17$88
sáb. 4/274:18 pmMDW - PHX
Nonstop3h 58mFrontier
sáb. 5/1110:00 amPHX - MDW
Nonstop3h 28mFrontier
Deal found 4/16$91
sáb. 4/274:18 pmMDW - PHX
Nonstop3h 58mFrontier
mar. 5/145:15 amPHX - MDW
1 stop8h 46mFrontier
Deal found 4/17$93
sáb. 4/2712:29 pmORD - PHX
Nonstop4h 06mFrontier
mar. 4/306:00 amPHX - ORD
Nonstop3h 29mFrontier
Deal found 4/17$94
sáb. 4/2712:29 pmORD - PHX
Nonstop4h 06mFrontier
mar. 4/306:00 amPHX - ORD
Nonstop3h 29mFrontier
Deal found 4/17$95
sáb. 4/2712:29 pmORD - PHX
Nonstop4h 06mFrontier
sáb. 5/46:00 amPHX - ORD
Nonstop3h 29mFrontier
Deal found 4/17$96
sáb. 4/274:18 pmMDW - PHX
Nonstop3h 58mFrontier
vie. 5/175:15 amPHX - MDW
Nonstop3h 21mFrontier
Deal found 4/17$97
sáb. 4/274:18 pmMDW - PHX
Nonstop3h 58mFrontier
jue. 5/23:05 pmPHX - MDW
Nonstop3h 24mFrontier
Deal found 4/18$98

One-way flights to Phoenix from Chicago

Search for one-way flight options from Chicago to Phoenix. Find affordable one-way fares based on user searches. Compare prices and availability to plan your one-way journey according to your preferred dates and budget. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,192,047 searches. Data last updated abril 18, 2024.
Users in need of a one-way flight from Chicago to Phoenix can choose from these deals. For those needing a return trip from Chicago, there is a search form available above.
sáb. 6/225:34 pmORD - PHX
Nonstop3h 54mFrontier
Deal found 4/17$42
vie. 5/109:16 pmMDW - PHX
Nonstop4h 04mFrontier
Deal found 4/17$44
mié. 5/812:29 pmORD - PHX
Nonstop4h 06mFrontier
Deal found 4/17$44
sáb. 5/185:05 amMDW - PHX
1 stop7h 33mFrontier
Deal found 4/17$45
lun. 5/139:54 pmRFD - AZA
Nonstop3h 33mAllegiant Air
Deal found 4/17$45
vie. 5/1711:31 amMDW - PHX
Nonstop3h 48mFrontier
Deal found 4/17$46
mié. 5/85:45 amMDW - PHX
1 stop7h 38mFrontier
Deal found 4/18$47
sáb. 4/2712:29 pmORD - PHX
Nonstop4h 06mFrontier
Deal found 4/17$48
jue. 5/99:19 pmMDW - PHX
Nonstop4h 04mFrontier
Deal found 4/17$49

Find flights from Chicago to Phoenix within your budget

Customize your flight search to find flights from Chicago to Phoenix that fit within your specific budget. Explore options based on user searches and filter the results based on your desired price range. Find flights that match your budget for a cost-effective journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,192,047 searches. Data last updated abril 18, 2024.

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Any airport

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Any airport

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$87 - $207

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Price

Chicago MidwayPhoenix Sky Harbor Intl

MDW - PHX

MDWPHX

Chicago Midway

mar. 5/14

1 stop8h 36m

Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

lun. 5/20

1 stop14h 21m

$87

Chicago O'Hare IntlPhoenix Sky Harbor Intl

ORD - PHX

ORDPHX

Chicago O'Hare Intl

mar. 4/30

Nonstop4h 06m

Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

mié. 5/15

Nonstop3h 29m

$87

Chicago MidwayPhoenix Sky Harbor Intl

MDW - PHX

MDWPHX

Chicago Midway

mar. 4/30

Nonstop3h 57m

Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

mar. 5/7

Nonstop3h 22m

$88

Chicago O'Hare IntlPhoenix Sky Harbor Intl

ORD - PHX

ORDPHX

Chicago O'Hare Intl

sáb. 4/27

Nonstop4h 06m

Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

mar. 5/14

Nonstop3h 29m

$88

Chicago O'Hare IntlPhoenix Sky Harbor Intl

ORD - PHX

ORDPHX

Chicago O'Hare Intl

vie. 5/3

1 stop15h 52m

Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

jue. 5/9

Nonstop3h 29m

$110

Chicago Greater RockfordPhoenix-Mesa Gateway

RFD - AZA

RFDAZA

Chicago Greater Rockford

vie. 5/3

Nonstop3h 33m

Phoenix-Mesa Gateway

mié. 5/8

Nonstop3h 06m

$131

Chicago O'Hare IntlPhoenix Sky Harbor Intl

ORD - PHX

ORDPHX

Chicago O'Hare Intl

dom. 5/5

1 stop12h 37m

Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

mié. 5/8

1 stop8h 30m

$133

Chicago O'Hare IntlPhoenix Sky Harbor Intl

ORD - PHX

ORDPHX

Chicago O'Hare Intl

jue. 5/30

Nonstop3h 44m

Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

sáb. 6/8

Nonstop3h 28m

$179

Chicago MidwayPhoenix Sky Harbor Intl

MDW - PHX

MDWPHX

Chicago Midway

mar. 7/2

1 stop5h 55m

Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

lun. 7/8

1 stop6h 13m

$207

Flights are sorted by cheapest first

Deals found on 4/17

When is the best time to book a flight from Chicago to Phoenix?

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a round-trip flight from Chicago to Phoenix. Price data was last updated on January 28, 2024.
Booking 45 days in advance of your planned departure date is, on average, the best time to get cheap flights from Chicago to Phoenix. The general trend is that the closer you book to the departure date, the more expensive your flight will be.
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When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago to Phoenix?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly round-trip from Chicago to Phoenix. Price data was last updated on April 14, 2024.
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Travelers seeking maximum savings on their Chicago to Phoenix flight should consider departing on Tuesday evenings when fares are most often at their lowest. Monday at noon flights should be avoided if possible as fares are typically the most expensive at this time.
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Average price of flights to Phoenix by month

Plan your trip from Chicago to Phoenix by taking into account the cheapest months to travel. The average price of a one-way flight from Chicago to Phoenix is currently $46 while a round-trip flight costs $123. Price data was last updated on April 14, 2024.

Currently, January is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Chicago to Phoenix (average of $251). Flying from Chicago to Phoenix in June is currently the most expensive (average of $344). There are several factors that can impact the price of a flight, so comparing airlines, departure airports and flight times can provide users with more options.

January

$251

February

$295

March

$319

April

$303

May

$313

June

$344

July

$318

August

$269

September

$264

October

$266

November

$288

December

$255

Temperature and rainfall in Phoenix by month

Plan your trip to Phoenix by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.

PHX

Temperature

55.4 - 95 °F

Reviews of airlines servicing Phoenix

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to Phoenix. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to Phoenix. Reviews last updated abril 18, 2024.
Get a feel of what it's like to fly with Spirit Airlines, Frontier and Delta from Chicago to Phoenix by reading reviews from past customers. Reviews also offer insight into each airline's entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
Southwest
8.2
Very good
6,215 reviews

Food

7.4

Crew

8.7

Boarding

8.3

Comfort

8.1

Overall

8.2

Entertainment

7.9

Reviews

1 / 10

No tray tables for food or drink not convenient nor comfortable

Southwest
8.2
Very good
6,215 reviews
Southwest
8.2
Very good
6,215 reviews

Food

7.4

Crew

8.7

Boarding

8.3

Comfort

8.1

Overall

8.2

Entertainment

7.9

Reviews

1 / 10

No tray tables for food or drink not convenient nor comfortable

8.1
Very good
11,104 reviews
Southwest
8.2
Very good
6,215 reviews

Food

7.4

Crew

8.7

Boarding

8.3

Comfort

8.1

Overall

8.2

Entertainment

7.9

Reviews

1 / 10

No tray tables for food or drink not convenient nor comfortable

7.5
Good
3,010 reviews
Southwest
8.2
Very good
6,215 reviews

Food

7.4

Crew

8.7

Boarding

8.3

Comfort

8.1

Overall

8.2

Entertainment

7.9

Reviews

1 / 10

No tray tables for food or drink not convenient nor comfortable

7.5
Good
1,046 reviews
Southwest
8.2
Very good
6,215 reviews

Food

7.4

Crew

8.7

Boarding

8.3

Comfort

8.1

Overall

8.2

Entertainment

7.9

Reviews

1 / 10

No tray tables for food or drink not convenient nor comfortable

7.4
Good
11,341 reviews
Southwest
8.2
Very good
6,215 reviews

Food

7.4

Crew

8.7

Boarding

8.3

Comfort

8.1

Overall

8.2

Entertainment

7.9

Reviews

1 / 10

No tray tables for food or drink not convenient nor comfortable

Chicago to Phoenix Travel Guide

When you're used to the big city life in Chicago, Phoenix is a welcome change of pace. Since the city is in the middle of the desert, expect to see plenty of red rocks and cactus. The terrain is perfect for getting outside and exploring, just remember that there's year-round sunshine. Even on winter days that are below freezing in Chicago, Phoenix is usually right around the high 60's or low 70's F. There are quite a few direct flights available to get you from Chicago to Phoenix, and the flight takes just a little over three and a half hours.

The sunshine in Phoenix makes you want to spend as much time as possible outdoors, and fortunately there are several great hiking trails available. Papago Park is one popular option, while Holbert Trail is one of the best places to see Native American petroglyphs, which are rock carvings. If you want to get in touch with the city's Old West roots, rent a horse for a ride through the desert. Just remember that it gets very hot during the summer in Phoenix so it's usually best to schedule the outdoor activities for the morning before the sun is full-force.

Leave Chicago behind long enough to treat yourself to a Phoenix vacation. Give our smart search engine a try to see all the cheap flights from Chicago to Phoenix.

Related info for your journey

Find useful and relevant information for your journey from Chicago to Phoenix. Access travel guides, tips, and recommendations to enhance your travel experience. Get information about local attractions, weather, transportation options, and more.
  • Are there alternative means of transport from Chicago to Phoenix that are more sustainable?

    Phoenix is about 1753.2 mi from Chicago. Flights offer one of the most sustainable options for travelers looking to travel the distance. Trains also offer a sustainable mode of transportation since they can carry an equal amount of passengers as a flight for the journey. The only downside of trains is the longer travel times you can endure to complete the journey.

  • What can I do to promote sustainability when flying from Chicago to Phoenix?

    If you are flying from Chicago to Phoenix, you can think about booking direct flights for the journey. Direct flights consume less fuel when compared to those involving one or more stopovers. This is so because landing and taking off account for about 25% of a flight’s carbon emissions to the environment. In addition, you can pack light to reduce a plane’s overall weight. A plane carrying heavier loads will consume more fuel than one carrying a smaller weight.

  • What information can help me in identifying a sustainable airline?

    If you need to identify a sustainable airline, consider selecting one with a new fleet. Airlines featuring a new fleet have high-technology planes with energy-efficient engines and dynamics. More so, these planes emit lower amounts of carbon to the environment during a flight. In addition to this, you can also identify an economy flight. These flights tend to be carbon-efficient since they carry more passengers in their space. Therefore, these are some of the key identifiers of sustainable airlines at the airport.

  • How long is the flight from Chicago to Phoenix?

    Direct flights from Chicago to Phoenix have a flight time of just over three and a half hours. If your flight has a stop, that typically adds a couple hours to your trip.

  • Which airlines operate flights from Chicago to Phoenix?

    Direct flights from Phoenix to Chicago are available with American Airlines, Frontier, Spirit, Southwest and United. If you don't mind an indirect flight, there are plenty of other airline options available.

  • How frequent are flights between Chicago to Phoenix?

    Phoenix is one of the most popular destinations from Chicago, and flights between the two cities are very frequent. There are dozens of flights between Chicago and Phoenix each day, with many of those being direct flights.

  • Which airports serve Chicago and Phoenix?

    Chicago's largest airport is O'Hare International Airport, and the majority of its flights to Phoenix originate from there, except for flights operated by Southwest, which originate from Midway International Airport. All flights from Chicago land at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport.

  • Which direct flight route between Chicago and Phoenix is cheapest?

    Your best bet for a cheap direct flight between Chicago and Phoenix is usually O'Hare to Phoenix Sky Harbor due to the number of flights available, but sometimes there are bargains flying out of Midway.

  • What are the best ways to get to the airports in Chicago and Phoenix?

    If you’re flying to Phoenix from Chicago, you will be departing out of either the Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) or the Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW). Chicago O’Hare International Airport offers daily direct flights. This airport is one of the main hubs in the United States. It’s located just northwest of the city center and has a direct subway line from Downtown Chicago that takes about an hour. Chicago Midway International Airport has seasonal daily flights to Phoenix. This airport is closer to the city center and also has a direct subway ride from downtown that takes just over half an hour. These flights will all be arriving at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX). Phoenix airport is just east of the city center with both a rail line or bus that takes you downtown in approximately 20 minutes.

  • Which airlines fly directly from Chicago to Phoenix?

    You’ll find various direct flights with American Airlines, Frontier Airlines and United Airlines operating daily out of Chicago O’Hare International Airport. Southwest Airlines has seasonal nonstop routes, flying only specific months out of the year, from both Chicago O’Hare International Airport and Chicago Midway International Airport. In addition, Spirit Airlines also has seasonal direct flights to Phoenix but only out of Chicago O’Hare International Airport. Direct flights between Chicago and Phoenix are approximately four hours long.

  • What are the stopover options between Chicago to Phoenix?

    The flight between Chicago and Phoenix is not a very long haul and most of the flight options available are non-stop. However, it’s possible you may find a good deal on a route with a layover in between. Frontier Airlines, for instance, has flights to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport from Chicago O’Hare International Airport with a stopover in Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL). This trip can take an extra four to five hours. Delta Airlines has flights from Chicago Midway International Airport that have layovers in either Minneapolis-St Paul International Airport (MSP) or Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County International Airport (DTW). These flights can be at least a couple hours longer than a direct flight.

  • Do I need a passport or visa to fly from Chicago to Phoenix?

    Flying from Chicago to Phoenix as a U.S. citizen, you do not necessarily need to have a passport. To identify yourself you can bring either a passport, or another document like a NEXUS card or a driver’s license. Nonetheless, soon it will be required for U.S. driver’s licenses to have Real ID status to be able to be used to fly. You can get more information about Real ID at your local department of motor vehicles. As a U.S. citizen, visas are not necessary to travel to Phoenix from Chicago.

  • 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 $87, but on average you can expect to pay $91.

  • 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 $86.

  • 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?

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

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

    4 flight departures from Chicago to Phoenix per day on average.
    Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 25% of flight departures
    Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 75% of flight departures

  • How long is the flight from Chicago to Phoenix?

    Departing from Chicago to Phoenix will take you 8h 36m. There are 1445 mi between Chicago and Phoenix.

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

    Cheapflights users have booked flights from Chicago to Phoenix round-trip from $87. This flight start at 68% 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 $42. Allegiant Air flights start at $45 while deals on Sun Country Air start at $60 one-way.

  • What are the most popular routes from Chicago to Phoenix?

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

  • What are the most reliable airlines from Chicago to Phoenix?

    Looking for the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time? Our data shows these are most likely to get you from Chicago to Phoenix on time: Japan Airlines (95%), United Airlines (89%), Brussels Airlines (88%).

  • What are the cheapest flights from Chicago to Phoenix?

    On average you can expect to pay $636 for a flight from Chicago to Phoenix. The cheapest flight overall is $46 while the most popular route, (Chicago O'Hare Intl - Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl) is currently priced at $87.

  • What does ORD to PHX mean?

    ORD and PHX are unique codes to identify airports used in the aviation industry. They are defined by IATA (International Air Transport Association) and are commonly called IATA codes. ORD to PHX refers to a flight route from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl Airport. Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport (AZA), Prescott Airport (PRC) are other airports near this flight route and their unique identifiers/IATA codes.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Chicago to Phoenix that include extra baggage allowance?

    The amount of baggage you can bring on your Chicago to Phoenix flight depends on the airline and the type of fare you've chosen. After entering your flight details, you'll be able to view the specific baggage policies for each deal in the search results. Keep in mind that certain deals may offer additional baggage allowance.

  • Can I find deals on flights from Chicago to Phoenix with specific airlines?

    Yes, Cheapflights allows you to browse and filter Chicago to Phoenix flight deals by airline. After entering your origin and destination, use the available filters to view flights offered by airlines.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Chicago to Phoenix that include hotel bookings?

    Yes. In addition to deals on Chicago to Phoenix flights, Cheapflights offers vacation packages that include both flights and hotel.

  • How can I find direct flights from Chicago to Phoenix?

    After entering your origin and destination, apply the non-stop filter on the search result page to find direct flights from Chicago to Phoenix.

  • Can I find deals for business class flights from Chicago to Phoenix?

    Yes. Cheapflights offers flight deals from Chicago to Phoenix by cabin class. In addition to browsing deals, you can also filter by cabin class on the search results page after making a search.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Chicago to Phoenix that allow pets onboard?

    Many airlines flying from Chicago to Phoenix offer the option to travel with pets. After selecting a flight deal, you can find more information about the airline's pet policy on their official website or by contacting the airline directly. Please note that additional fees and restrictions may apply.

  • Can I find deals on last-minute flights from Chicago to Phoenix?

    Yes, you can often find last-minute deals on Chicago to Phoenix flights on Cheapflights. However, these deals can vary and may not always be available. We recommend checking back frequently or signing up for price alerts for the most up-to-date deals.

  • How recently were the Chicago to Phoenix flight deals updated?

    The Chicago to Phoenix flight deals you see on this page were last updated on 4/18.

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Top 8 airlines flying from Chicago to Phoenix

Discover the top 8 airlines that operate flights from Chicago to Phoenix. Compare their services, reliability, and customer satisfaction ratings to choose the airline that best suits your travel preferences and needs. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,192,047 searches. Data last updated abril 18, 2024.
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FrontierCheapest$56Average$199FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time62%
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Spirit AirlinesCheapest$63Average$211FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time65%
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Allegiant AirCheapest$94Average$253FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time88%
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United AirlinesCheapest$143Average$333FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%
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American AirlinesCheapest$197Average$375FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%
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DeltaCheapest$216Average$387FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/A
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Alaska AirlinesCheapest$229Average$454FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%
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  • The route from Chicago to Phoenix is served by a number of airlines that strive to promote environmental sustainability. One notable airline that has been at the forefront of promoting sustainability is Frontier Airlines. The airline has a fleet that is about 43% fuel efficient, contributing to lower carbon emissions to the environment.
  • Phoenix is a city striving to enhance its sustainability. As a result, the city has come up with policies that guide flights when it comes to carbon emissions. This is captured in the Arizona State policies requiring planes and vehicles not to exceed a set limit of carbon emissions.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) is an origin airport for this route that has developed sustainable guidelines in its design and operation. The airport has implemented energy conservation measures such as the use of energy-efficient devices across the airport terminals.

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