Menu

Cheap flights from Chicago to Tampa (CHI - TPA)

Know your dates, get live prices in seconds:

From
To
Depart
Return
Any month
Compare vs. Cheapflights |
From
To
Depart
Depart
Time
Anytime
From
To
Depart
Depart
Time
Anytime
From
To
Depart
Depart
Time
Anytime
From
To
Depart
Depart
Time
Anytime
From
To
Depart
Depart
Time
Anytime
From
To
Depart
Depart
Time
Anytime

We work with more than 300 partners to bring you better travel deals

The best prices from Chicago to Tampa are usually found in January or September, booked 46 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Thursday

$270
$220
$170
$123
CHI - TPA
Price
$123 - $239
TPA
Temperature
73 - 91 °F
TPA
Rainfall
2 - 8 inches
Most popular in December High demand for flights, 3% potential price rise
Cheapest in January Best time to find cheap flights, 4% potential price drop
Average price $142 Price for this month
Cheapest price $123 From Chicago to Tampa

Cheap flights from Chicago to Tampa in March 2020

The best prices found for ORD to TPA flights for March
9 Mar - 10 Mar
$53pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
TPA
Tampa
TPA
Tampa
Frontier
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
3 Mar - 4 Mar
$58pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
TPA
Tampa
TPA
Tampa
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
11 Mar - 17 Mar
$59pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
TPA
Tampa
TPA
Tampa
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to Tampa 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Tampa from Chicago found for this year
14 Apr - 15 Apr
$53pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
TPA
Tampa
TPA
Tampa
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
7 Apr - 15 Apr
$70pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
TPA
Tampa
TPA
Tampa
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
13 Apr - 15 Apr
$72pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
TPA
Tampa
TPA
Tampa
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Non-stop flights to Tampa from Chicago

Save time with Chicago to Tampa direct flight deals
9 Mar - 10 Mar
$53pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
TPA
Tampa
TPA
Tampa
Frontier
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
2 Mar - 5 Mar
$55pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
TPA
Tampa
TPA
Tampa
Frontier
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
11 Mar - 17 Mar
$59pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
TPA
Tampa
TPA
Tampa
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Last minute flights from Chicago to Tampa

Late deals on round-trip flights to Tampa from Chicago, departing today and this week
2 Mar - 5 Mar
$53pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
TPA
Tampa
TPA
Tampa
Frontier
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
4 Mar - 5 Mar
$59pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
TPA
Tampa
TPA
Tampa
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
3 Mar - 6 Mar
$70pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
TPA
Tampa
TPA
Tampa
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to Tampa from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Tampa
2:00 am - 5:40 am
American Airlines
Nonstop
2h 40m
ORD - TPA
American Airlines
3:00 am - 6:43 am
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
2h 43m
ORD - TPA
Spirit Airlines
$77
CheapOair
12:59 pm - 4:54 pm
Frontier
Nonstop
2h 55m
ORD - TPA
Frontier
$78
FlyFar

Alternative routes for Chicago to Tampa

Destination information for Tampa

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Chicago to Tampa
Flight duration
2h 52m
Average temperature for February in Tampa
75.2 °F
Avg rainfall for February in Tampa
2.3 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago-O'Hare Intl (ORD)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing Tampa

Weekly flight availability
from Chicago to Tampa
Sunday
27 daily flights
Monday
44 daily flights
Tuesday
37 daily flights
Wednesday
45 daily flights
Thursday
39 daily flights
Friday
41 daily flights
Saturday
12 daily flights

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Chicago to Tampa

When you need an escape from the Windy City, head to Tampa for a balmy South Florida getaway complete with dolphin viewing cruises, amusement parks, and animal rescue centers. Numerous direct flights travel from Chicago to Tampa daily, and with a flight of around two and a half hours, the sunny streets of Tampa are practically on your doorstep already.

How popular is this flight route?

This flight path from Chicago to Tampa was viewed by 1,299 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What percent of flights are delayed?

Flights from Chicago to Tampa are usually delayed by 42min. so prepare accordingly.

How many passenger seats are available on a flight on this route?

1,232 passengers can be comfortably seated on when flying from Chicago to Tampa on average per day.

What is the cheapest airline for this route?

When searching, try setting your filters to view flights for United Air Lines Inc., as currently they have the cheapest options available from Chicago to Tampa. On average you can find 111 flights for this flight path daily.

How long does the flight from Chicago to Tampa take?

A nonstop flight takes up to 3 hours, covering a distance of 624 miles.

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

Travelers can expect 85 flights from Chicago to Tampa on average per day.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 6% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Noon) - 33% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 31% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 31% of flight departures

Is Chicago weather warmer or cooler than Tampa?

With an average temperature of 91 °F, peak weather can be found in June. As a traveler, expect to see changes in flight prices during that period. The temperatures in Tampa are hotter than in Chicago.

What days are nonstop flights available from Chicago to Tampa?

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

How long is the flight from Chicago to Tampa?

A nonstop flight from Chicago to Tampa generally lasts from two hours and 10 minutes to just over two and a half hours. If you're booking a flight with a connection in another city, expect to add around two hours to your travel time.

Which airlines operate flights from Chicago to Tampa?

American Airlines, United, Spirit and Alaska Airlines all offer direct flights to Tampa from Chicago O'Hare. Southwest Airlines also boasts nonstop service to Tampa from Midway International Airport.

How frequent are flights between Chicago and Tampa?

The nine daily nonstop and three connecting flights from LAX to Guadalajara begin departing at 12:15 a.m. The last flight of the day leaves Los Angeles at 8:30 p.m.

Which airports serve Chicago and Tampa?

You have two major options when booking a flight from Chicago to Tampa: Chicago O'Hare International Airport and Midway International Airport. O'Hare is a major flight hub located 17 miles from downtown Chicago, offering the widest range of travel options. Midway International Airport is a smaller airport 10 miles from the city center. Most flights headed to the South Florida city land in Tampa International Airport, the area's major airport located just west of downtown Tampa. You can also find a few options when flying to nearby international airports such as Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport and St. Petersburg-Clearwater International Airport. A number of regional and municipal airports also serve the Tampa Bay area, but choices are generally more limited.

Which direct flight route between Chicago and Tampa is cheapest?

For the best nonstop travel deals, look for flights from Chicago O'Hare International Airport to Tampa International Airport. Book during the low season from June to August for even lower prices. While Chicago is a symbol of big-city entertainment, Tampa offers up its own appeal with bay cruises and Art Deco buildings along palm tree-lined streets. Enjoy family-friendly thrills at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay, explore the Big Cat Rescue, or stroll down Bayshore Boulevard. Plus, when the temperatures drop in Chicago, Tampa is the perfect escape with January temps hovering around 70 degrees F. Wondering how to get around Tampa? Chicago may have its Metro train system, but the TECO Line streetcar system offers a fun, nostalgic way to travel between Tampa attractions. The bay paradise of Tampa boasts a warm climate and entertainment for all ages, so what's stopping you? Use our smart search engine to find your ideal flight from Chicago to Tampa.