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The best prices from Chicago to Tampa are usually found in January or February, booked 34 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Thursday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Chicago (CHI) to Tampa (TPA)

CHI - TPA
Price
$100 - $239
TPA
Temperature
73.4 - 91.4 °F
TPA
Rainfall
1.6 - 8.3 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 29% potential price rise

Cheapest in

January

Best time to find cheap flights, 41% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$100

From Chicago to Tampa

One-way from

$38

One-way flight from Chicago to Tampa

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 Tampa?

Flights from Chicago to Tampa 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 Tampa.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Chicago to Tampa, book at least 13 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 2% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $183 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $190.

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

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Chicago to Tampa in the evening. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 17% on your trip compared to booking a flight at noon.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Tampa in October, November 2020

The best prices found for CHI to TPA flights for October, November
9 Nov - 11 Nov
$49pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
TPA
Tampa
TPA
Tampa
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
18 Nov - 26 Nov
$50pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
TPA
Tampa
TPA
Tampa
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
7 Nov - 14 Nov
$51pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
TPA
Tampa
TPA
Tampa
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to Tampa 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Tampa from Chicago found for this year
3 Dec - 9 Dec
$49pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
TPA
Tampa
TPA
Tampa
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
18 Nov - 26 Nov
$50pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
TPA
Tampa
TPA
Tampa
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
7 Nov - 14 Nov
$51pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
TPA
Tampa
TPA
Tampa
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Non-stop flights to Tampa from Chicago

Save time with Chicago to Tampa direct flight deals
3 Dec - 9 Dec
$49pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
TPA
Tampa
TPA
Tampa
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
18 Nov - 26 Nov
$50pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
TPA
Tampa
TPA
Tampa
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
7 Nov - 14 Nov
$51pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
TPA
Tampa
TPA
Tampa
Spirit 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
3 Nov - 11 Nov
$61pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
TPA
Tampa
TPA
Tampa
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
1 Nov - 13 Nov
$62pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
TPA
Tampa
TPA
Tampa
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
3 Nov - 12 Nov
$71pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
TPA
Tampa
TPA
Tampa
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to Tampa from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Tampa
3:20 am - 6:59 am
American Airlines
Nonstop
2h 39m
ORD - TPA
American Airlines
2:00 am - 5:33 am
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
2h 33m
ORD - TPA
Spirit Airlines
$67
FlightNetwork
4:15 am - 3:03 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
9h 48m
ORD - TPA
Frontier

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Chicago to Tampa

Are flight prices decreasing from Chicago to Tampa 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 Tampa 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.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Chicago to Tampa to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. JetBlue, Southwest, and Delta are some of the many airlines that have done so. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travelers flying from Chicago to Tampa are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, social distance seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

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

Some of our airline partners flying from Chicago to Tampa have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Spirit Airlines, American Airlines, and United Airlines are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Spirit Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Chicago to Tampa for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Tampa for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $49, but on average you can expect to pay $65.

Are there nonstop flights from Chicago to Tampa for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Chicago to Tampa under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Chicago to Tampa is less than $67.

Are there last-minute flights available from Chicago to Tampa for under $100?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Chicago to Tampa within the next 7 days for less than $100.

What days are nonstop flights available from Chicago to Tampa?

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

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

Travelers can expect 6 flights from Chicago to Tampa on average per day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 50% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 50% 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.

How long is the flight from Chicago to Tampa?

Airlines like American Airlines, Spirit Airlines, and Delta fly from Chicago to Tampa in about 2h 30m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 1h 31m. The distance from Chicago to Tampa is about 1019 mi. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

According to our current data, Spirit Airlines ($49), and American Airlines ($69) offers the cheapest pricing from Chicago to Tampa. You may be able to fly from Chicago to Tampa for 71% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Chicago to Tampa one-way?

The cheapest airline one-way is Spirit Airlines, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $23. However, be on the lookout for offers from American Airlines and Frontier, as they are both options that can get you from Chicago to Tampa for a low price.

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 44m
Average temperature for October in Tampa
86.0 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Tampa
2.4 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing Tampa

Hourly flight availability from Chicago to Tampa

Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 54% of CHI to TPA departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 39% of CHI to TPA departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 6% of CHI to TPA departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of CHI to TPA departures
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6 AM
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6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Chicago to Tampa
Sunday
14 daily flights
Monday
18 daily flights
Tuesday
16 daily flights
Wednesday
7 daily flights
Thursday
14 daily flights
Friday
20 daily flights
Saturday
24 daily flights
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