Cheap flights from Chicago to Salt Lake City (CHI - SLC)

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The best prices from Chicago to Salt Lake City are usually found in August or September, booked 20 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Tuesday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Chicago (CHI) to Salt Lake City (SLC)

All the information you need to plan the best CHI to SLC flight in 2022: compare Chicago to Salt Lake City flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Salt Lake City.
CHI - SLC
Price
$197 - $467
SLC
Temperature
30.2 - 78.8 °F
SLC
Rainfall
0.6 - 2 inches

Popular in

March

High demand for flights, 30% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 40% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$197

From Chicago (CHI) to Salt Lake City

One-way from

$162

One-way flight from Chicago (CHI) to Salt Lake City

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 Salt Lake City?

Leaving on a Wednesday 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 14% on the overall cost on flights from Chicago to Salt Lake City.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Chicago to Salt Lake City?

Our data shows that August tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Salt Lake City from Chicago. Users have commonly found prices around $327 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $130. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in March.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Chicago to Salt Lake City?

Users have found that booking a flight from Chicago to Salt Lake City at least 20 days early can save you up to 6% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 20 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Chicago to Salt Lake City for as little as $289 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $316 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago to Salt Lake City (CHI - SLC)?

When flying from Chicago to Salt Lake City, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the afternoon, which can drop the price by up to 21% versus a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Salt Lake City in June, July 2022

The best prices found for CHI to SLC flights for June, July
8 Jul - 13 Jul
$239pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SLC
Salt Lake City
SLC
Salt Lake City
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
28 Jul - 1 Aug
$241pp
MDW
Chicago Midway
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SLC
Salt Lake City
SLC
Salt Lake City
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MDW
Chicago Midway
7 Jul - 11 Jul
$248pp
MDW
Chicago Midway
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SLC
Salt Lake City
SLC
Salt Lake City
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MDW
Chicago Midway

Chicago to Salt Lake City 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Salt Lake City from Chicago found for this year
20 Sep - 24 Sep
$179pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SLC
Salt Lake City
SLC
Salt Lake City
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
14 Sep - 17 Sep
$193pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SLC
Salt Lake City
SLC
Salt Lake City
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
21 Sep - 27 Sep
$198pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SLC
Salt Lake City
SLC
Salt Lake City
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Non-stop flights to Salt Lake City from Chicago

Save time with Chicago to Salt Lake City direct flight deals
14 Sep - 21 Sep
$318pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
Non-Stop
SLC
Salt Lake City
SLC
Salt Lake City
Delta
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
27 Aug - 3 Sep
$338pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
Non-Stop
SLC
Salt Lake City
SLC
Salt Lake City
Delta
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
4 Sep - 13 Sep
$354pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
Non-Stop
SLC
Salt Lake City
SLC
Salt Lake City
Delta
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Last minute flights from Chicago to Salt Lake City

Late deals on round-trip flights to Salt Lake City from Chicago, departing today and this week
29 Jun - 6 Jul
$284pp
MDW
Chicago Midway
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SLC
Salt Lake City
SLC
Salt Lake City
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MDW
Chicago Midway
29 Jun - 13 Jul
$290pp
MDW
Chicago Midway
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SLC
Salt Lake City
SLC
Salt Lake City
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MDW
Chicago Midway
3 Jul - 8 Jul
$298pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SLC
Salt Lake City
SLC
Salt Lake City
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to Salt Lake City from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Salt Lake City
2:05 am - 5:56 pm
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
16h 51m
ORD - SLC
Multiple Airlines
$162
Kiwi.com
10:36 am - 7:44 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
10h 08m
MDW - SLC
Frontier
$163
Flights by SU
5:29 pm - 5:27 am
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
12h 58m
ORD - SLC
Spirit Airlines
$165
mytrip.com

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Flight FAQs

From Chicago to Salt Lake City

What airport do you fly into for flights to Salt Lake City from Chicago?

For a flight from Chicago to Salt Lake City, you will be flying into Salt Lake City. Salt Lake City (SLC) is just 5.7 mi from the center of the city. Salt Lake City is the only Salt Lake City airport and it handles 25 inbound flights from Chicago per day. 9 airlines have flights to Salt Lake City from Chicago on a regular basis.

Which airlines flying from Chicago to Salt Lake City have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Delta, American Airlines, 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 Salt Lake City for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Salt Lake City for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $179, but on average you can expect to pay $223.

Are there nonstop flights from Chicago to Salt Lake City for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Chicago to Salt Lake City under $400. A good price for a nonstop flight from Chicago to Salt Lake City is less than $391.

Are there last-minute flights available from Chicago to Salt Lake City for under $300?

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

What days are nonstop flights available from Chicago to Salt Lake City?

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

How many flights depart from Chicago to Salt Lake City on average per day?

11 flight departures from Chicago to Salt Lake City per day on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 27% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 73% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Chicago to Salt Lake City?

A quick flight from Chicago to Salt Lake City can take about 6h 22m. Spirit Airlines provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $179. The distance between Chicago and Salt Lake City is about 1253 mi. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both nonstop flights and flights with stops.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Chicago to Salt Lake City round-trip?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Chicago to Salt Lake City round-trip from $179. Another airline that can offer you cheap pricing is Frontier. Users have found that Spirit Airlines is 45% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

What are the cheapest flights from Chicago to Salt Lake City?

On average you can expect to pay $531 for a flight from Chicago to Salt Lake City. The cheapest flight overall is $90 while the most popular route, (Chicago O'Hare Intl - Salt Lake City) is currently priced at $193.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Chicago to Salt Lake City?

When booking a flight from Chicago to Salt Lake City, you may want to consider flying on Major Airline, American Airlines or Alaska Airlines as they are the most popular for this route.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Salt Lake City, UT

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Salt Lake City from Chicago?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Salt Lake City within the United States

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Chicago are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Salt Lake City.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Chicago are not required to quarantine after entering Salt Lake City.

Do I need a test to fly back to Chicago from Salt Lake City?

Returning to Chicago from Salt Lake City

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Salt Lake City are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Chicago.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Salt Lake City are not required to quarantine after entering Chicago.

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Alternative routes for Chicago to Salt Lake City

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

Destination information for Salt Lake City

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Chicago to Salt Lake City.
Average temperature for June in Salt Lake City
86.0 °F
Avg rainfall for June in Salt Lake City
1.1 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing Salt Lake City

Top 7 airlines flying from Chicago to Salt Lake City

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Chicago to Salt Lake City 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
Juneyao Airlines
$9 $22 No cancel fee 66%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Juneyao Airlines. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Frontier
$64 $301 No cancel fee 62%
Alaska Airlines
$107 $533 No cancel fee 75%
United Airlines
$113 $397 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$117 $326 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$152 $406 No cancel fee N/A
Spirit Airlines
$278 $388 No cancel fee 65%

Hourly flight availability from Chicago to Salt Lake City

See what time of day planes typically take off from Chicago towards Salt Lake City.
Morning 6 AM to noon 50% of CHI to SLC departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 26% of CHI to SLC departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 23% of CHI to SLC departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of CHI to SLC departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Chicago to Salt Lake City
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Chicago to Salt Lake City.
Sunday
25 daily flights
Monday
28 daily flights
Tuesday
28 daily flights
Wednesday
32 daily flights
Thursday
29 daily flights
Friday
24 daily flights
Saturday
9 daily flights
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