Cheap flights from Chicago to St Petersburg (CHI - PIE)

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The best prices from Chicago to Tampa St. Petersburg are usually found in January or September, booked 59 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Chicago (CHI) to St Petersburg (PIE)

All the information you need to plan the best CHI to PIE flight in 2022: compare Chicago to St Petersburg flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in St Petersburg.
CHI - PIE
Price
$169 - $294
PIE
Temperature
60.8 - 82.4 °F
PIE
Rainfall
1.6 - 7.8 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 19% potential price rise

Cheapest in

January

Best time to find cheap flights, 29% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$169

From Chicago (CHI) to Tampa St. Petersburg

One-way from

$55

One-way flight from Chicago (CHI) to Tampa St. Petersburg

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Chicago to Tampa?

To save up to 28% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 60 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Chicago to Tampa from $192 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $236 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

Users have found that flying from Chicago to Tampa on a Friday 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.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago to Tampa (CHI - PIE)?

Unlike in the morning, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 22% on flights from Chicago to Tampa by exploring options for tickets in the evening.

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

Our data shows that September tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Tampa from Chicago. Users have commonly found prices around $184 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $51. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in March.

Cheap flights from Chicago to St Petersburg in June, July 2022

The best prices found for CHI to PIE flights for June, July
8 Jul - 13 Jul
$174pp
RFD
Chicago Greater Rockford
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
PIE
Tampa St. Petersburg
PIE
Tampa St. Petersburg
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
RFD
Chicago Greater Rockford
11 Jul - 13 Jul
$183pp
RFD
Chicago Greater Rockford
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
PIE
Tampa St. Petersburg
PIE
Tampa St. Petersburg
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
RFD
Chicago Greater Rockford
22 Jul - 29 Jul
$192pp
RFD
Chicago Greater Rockford
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
PIE
Tampa St. Petersburg
PIE
Tampa St. Petersburg
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
RFD
Chicago Greater Rockford

Chicago to St Petersburg 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to St Petersburg from Chicago found for this year
8 Jul - 13 Jul
$174pp
RFD
Chicago Greater Rockford
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
PIE
Tampa St. Petersburg
PIE
Tampa St. Petersburg
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
RFD
Chicago Greater Rockford
11 Jul - 13 Jul
$183pp
RFD
Chicago Greater Rockford
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
PIE
Tampa St. Petersburg
PIE
Tampa St. Petersburg
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
RFD
Chicago Greater Rockford
21 Oct - 24 Oct
$184pp
RFD
Chicago Greater Rockford
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
PIE
Tampa St. Petersburg
PIE
Tampa St. Petersburg
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
RFD
Chicago Greater Rockford

Non-stop flights to St Petersburg from Chicago

Save time with Chicago to St Petersburg direct flight deals
14 Oct - 17 Oct
$163pp
RFD
Chicago Greater Rockford
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
PIE
Tampa St. Petersburg
PIE
Tampa St. Petersburg
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
RFD
Chicago Greater Rockford
11 Jul - 13 Jul
$183pp
RFD
Chicago Greater Rockford
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
PIE
Tampa St. Petersburg
PIE
Tampa St. Petersburg
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
RFD
Chicago Greater Rockford
21 Oct - 24 Oct
$184pp
RFD
Chicago Greater Rockford
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
PIE
Tampa St. Petersburg
PIE
Tampa St. Petersburg
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
RFD
Chicago Greater Rockford

Last minute flights from Chicago to St Petersburg

Late deals on round-trip flights to St Petersburg from Chicago, departing today and this week
1 Jul - 13 Jul
$227pp
RFD
Chicago Greater Rockford
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
PIE
Tampa St. Petersburg
PIE
Tampa St. Petersburg
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
RFD
Chicago Greater Rockford
1 Jul - 4 Jul
$242pp
RFD
Chicago Greater Rockford
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
PIE
Tampa St. Petersburg
PIE
Tampa St. Petersburg
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
RFD
Chicago Greater Rockford
1 Jul - 4 Jul
$255pp
RFD
Chicago Greater Rockford
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
PIE
Tampa St. Petersburg
PIE
Tampa St. Petersburg
Allegiant Air
Non-Stop
RFD
Chicago Greater Rockford

One-way flights to St. Petersburg from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to St Petersburg
3:44 pm - 7:19 pm
Allegiant Air
Nonstop
2h 35m
RFD - PIE
Allegiant Air
$55
Gotogate
4:07 pm - 7:38 pm
Allegiant Air
Nonstop
2h 31m
RFD - PIE
Allegiant Air
$65
Gotogate
4:07 pm - 7:38 pm
Allegiant Air
Nonstop
2h 31m
RFD - PIE
Allegiant Air
$75
Gotogate

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Chicago to St Petersburg

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

Tampa St. Petersburg (PIE), located 14.4 mi from the city center, is the airport you fly into when you book flights from Chicago to Tampa. 5 airlines have flights to St. Petersburg from Chicago on a regular basis. Booking flights from Chicago to Tampa St. Petersburg should not be difficult; the airport handles an average of 0 inbound flights from Chicago per day.

Which airlines flying from Chicago to Tampa St. Petersburg have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Chicago to Tampa St. Petersburg that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Allegiant Air, American Airlines, and Spirit Airlines. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Tampa for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Allegiant Air for just $174, but on average you can expect to pay $212.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Chicago to Tampa under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Chicago to Tampa is less than $212.

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

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

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

Flying on Allegiant Air is currently your cheapest option to Tampa, with prices starting at $174. Allegiant Air is 27% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

The most popular airlines flying from Chicago to Tampa are American Airlines, Allegiant Air and Juneyao Airlines. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for St Petersburg, FL

Do I need a COVID test to fly to St Petersburg from Chicago?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to St Petersburg within the United States

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

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Chicago are not required to quarantine after entering St Petersburg.

Do I need a test to fly back to Chicago from St Petersburg?

Returning to Chicago from St Petersburg

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from St Petersburg are not required to quarantine after entering Chicago.

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Alternative routes for Chicago to St Petersburg

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

Destination information for St Petersburg

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Chicago to St Petersburg.
Flight duration from Chicago to PIE
2h 34m

Airports servicing Chicago

Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing Tampa

Top 5 airlines flying from Chicago to Tampa St. Petersburg

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Chicago to St Petersburg 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
Spirit Airlines
$56 $256 No cancel fee 65%
Frontier
$59 $138 No cancel fee 62%
Allegiant Air
$104 $308 No cancel fee 88%
United Airlines
$107 $269 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$117 $288 No cancel fee 71%

Hourly flight availability from Chicago to St Petersburg

See what time of day planes typically take off from Chicago towards St Petersburg.
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Weekly flight availability
from Chicago to St Petersburg
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Chicago to St Petersburg.
Sunday
0 flights
Monday
1 daily flight
Tuesday
0 flights
Wednesday
1 daily flight
Thursday
0 flights
Friday
0 flights
Saturday
0 flights
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