Cheap flights from Chicago to Sarasota (CHI - SRQ)

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The best prices from Chicago to Sarasota are usually found in August or July, booked 0 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Thursday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Chicago (CHI) to Sarasota (SRQ)

All the information you need to plan the best CHI to SRQ flight in 2021: compare Chicago to Sarasota flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Sarasota.
CHI - SRQ
Price
$176 - $465
SRQ
Temperature
69.8 - 89.6 °F
SRQ
Precipitation
1.3 - 7.9 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 25% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 50% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$176

From Chicago to Sarasota

One-way from

$91

One-way flight from Chicago to Sarasota

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 Sarasota?

Flights from Chicago to Sarasota are found to be more expensive on Thursday. This shouldn't discourage you from searching as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Sarasota.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Chicago to Sarasota at least 15 days early can save you up to 12% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 15 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Chicago to Sarasota for as little as $165 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 $198 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

August is one of the best times of the year to fly to Sarasota from Chicago. Prices for August average $186 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $79. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a August flight can save you 45% on your journey compared to booking in August

When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago to Sarasota (CHI - SRQ)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Chicago to Sarasota in the afternoon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 35% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Sarasota in August, September 2021

The best prices found for CHI to SRQ flights for August, September
30 Sep - 4 Oct
$198pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SRQ
Sarasota Bradenton Intl
SRQ
Sarasota Bradenton Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
16 Sep - 20 Sep
$203pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SRQ
Sarasota Bradenton Intl
SRQ
Sarasota Bradenton Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
16 Sep - 20 Sep
$219pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SRQ
Sarasota Bradenton Intl
SRQ
Sarasota Bradenton Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to Sarasota 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Sarasota from Chicago found for this year
30 Sep - 4 Oct
$198pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SRQ
Sarasota Bradenton Intl
SRQ
Sarasota Bradenton Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
16 Sep - 20 Sep
$203pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SRQ
Sarasota Bradenton Intl
SRQ
Sarasota Bradenton Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
16 Sep - 20 Sep
$219pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SRQ
Sarasota Bradenton Intl
SRQ
Sarasota Bradenton Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Non-stop flights to Sarasota from Chicago

Save time with Chicago to Sarasota direct flight deals
5 Jan - 8 Jan
$176pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SRQ
Sarasota Bradenton Intl
SRQ
Sarasota Bradenton Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
22 Jan - 29 Jan
$196pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SRQ
Sarasota Bradenton Intl
SRQ
Sarasota Bradenton Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
31 Dec - 5 Jan
$229pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SRQ
Sarasota Bradenton Intl
SRQ
Sarasota Bradenton Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Last minute flights from Chicago to Sarasota

Late deals on round-trip flights to Sarasota from Chicago, departing today and this week
11 Aug - 25 Aug
$247pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SRQ
Sarasota Bradenton Intl
SRQ
Sarasota Bradenton Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
11 Aug - 25 Aug
$255pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SRQ
Sarasota Bradenton Intl
SRQ
Sarasota Bradenton Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
9 Aug - 13 Aug
$257pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SRQ
Sarasota Bradenton Intl
SRQ
Sarasota Bradenton Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to Sarasota from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Sarasota
9:40 am - 7:05 pm
Allegiant Air
1 Stop
8h 25m
MDW - SRQ
Allegiant Air
$91
Gotogate
6:40 am - 10:26 am
United Airlines
Nonstop
2h 46m
ORD - SRQ
United Airlines
$119
United
2:00 am - 8:53 am
Delta
1 Stop
5h 53m
MDW - SRQ
Delta
$128
Delta

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Chicago to Sarasota

Are flight prices decreasing from Chicago to Sarasota 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 Sarasota 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.

Which airlines flying from Chicago to Sarasota Bradenton Intl have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like United Airlines, American Airlines, and Delta flying from Chicago to Sarasota Bradenton Intl have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

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

Sarasota Bradenton Intl (SRQ) is the airport you will fly into if you book a flight from Chicago to Sarasota. You should not have trouble finding flights to Sarasota Bradenton Intl from Chicago; the airport handles an average of 7 inbound flights from Chicago per day. You should also have plenty of airline options to choose from since 8 airlines have flights to the Sarasota airport from Chicago. It is only a 4.3 mi journey from Sarasota Bradenton Intl (SRQ) to Sarasota’s city center.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Sarasota for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $176, but on average you can expect to pay $227.

Are there nonstop flights from Chicago to Sarasota for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Chicago to Sarasota under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Chicago to Sarasota is less than $255.

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

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

What days are nonstop flights available from Chicago to Sarasota?

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

Is Chicago weather warmer or cooler than Sarasota?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 90 °F's in June, on average. The temperature in Sarasota is generally hotter than in Chicago. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

How long is the flight from Chicago to Sarasota?

There are many flights that can get you from Chicago to Sarasota in 2h 42m. Fly via Frontier, United Airlines, or American Airlines to get the fastest option. Generally, flights for this route are nonstop.

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

Flying on Frontier is currently your cheapest option to Sarasota, with prices starting at $176. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by United Airlines and American Airlines, with the lowest prices starting at $237 and $245, respectively. Frontier is 49% 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 Sarasota one-way?

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Allegiant Air, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $80. Frontier flights start at $107 while deals on United Airlines start at $118 one-way.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Sarasota, FL

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Sarasota from Chicago?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Sarasota Bradenton Intl within the United States

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Chicago must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Sarasota Bradenton Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Chicago are not required to quarantine after entering Sarasota Bradenton Intl.

Do I need a test to fly back to Chicago from Sarasota?

Returning to Chicago from Sarasota Bradenton Intl

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Sarasota Bradenton Intl must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Chicago.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Sarasota Bradenton Intl are not required to quarantine after entering Chicago.

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Alternative routes for Chicago to Sarasota

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

Destination information for Sarasota

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Chicago to Sarasota.
Flight duration
2h 52m
Average temperature for August in Sarasota
89.6 °F
Avg rainfall for August in Sarasota
7.9 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing Sarasota

Top 7 airlines flying from Chicago to Sarasota

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Chicago to Sarasota 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
$76 $152 No cancel fee 62%
JetBlue
$122 $156 No cancel fee 62%
Spirit Airlines
$81 $247 No cancel fee 65%
Allegiant Air
$220 $382 No cancel fee 88%
American Airlines
$135 $385 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$99 $412 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$142 $448 No cancel fee N/A

Hourly flight availability from Chicago to Sarasota

See what time of day planes typically take off from Chicago towards Sarasota.
Morning 6 AM to noon 57% of CHI to SRQ departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 42% of CHI to SRQ departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of CHI to SRQ departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of CHI to SRQ departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Chicago to Sarasota
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Chicago to Sarasota.
Sunday
9 daily flights
Monday
7 daily flights
Tuesday
5 daily flights
Wednesday
5 daily flights
Thursday
7 daily flights
Friday
7 daily flights
Saturday
9 daily flights
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