Cheap flights from Chicago to Tucson (CHI - TUS)

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The best prices from Chicago to Tucson are usually found in January or September, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Thursday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Chicago (CHI) to Tucson (TUS)

All the information you need to plan the best CHI to TUS flight in 2022: compare Chicago to Tucson flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Tucson.
CHI - TUS
Price
$314 - $650
TUS
Temperature
51.8 - 87.8 °F
TUS
Rainfall
0.2 - 2.4 inches

Popular in

June

High demand for flights, 32% potential price rise

Cheapest in

January

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

Round-trip from

$314

From Chicago (CHI) to Tucson

One-way from

$239

One-way flight from Chicago (CHI) to Tucson

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest month to fly from Chicago to Tucson?

Flights from Chicago to Tucson lean towards being more expensive in June. Prices are generally better when you fly from Chicago to Tucson in January, with the cheapest ticket starting at $257.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago to Tucson (CHI - TUS)?

Unlike in the morning, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 16% on flights from Chicago to Tucson by exploring options for tickets at noon.

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

Leaving on a Monday 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 15% on the overall cost on flights from Chicago to Tucson.

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

To save up to 56% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 59 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 Tucson from $505 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $651 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Tucson in August, September 2022

The best prices found for CHI to TUS flights for August, September
3 Sep - 9 Sep
$340pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
TUS
Tucson
TUS
Tucson
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
3 Sep - 9 Sep
$349pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
TUS
Tucson
TUS
Tucson
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
3 Sep - 9 Sep
$358pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
TUS
Tucson
TUS
Tucson
Delta
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to Tucson 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Tucson from Chicago found for this year
3 Sep - 9 Sep
$340pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
TUS
Tucson
TUS
Tucson
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
3 Sep - 9 Sep
$349pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
TUS
Tucson
TUS
Tucson
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
3 Sep - 9 Sep
$358pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
TUS
Tucson
TUS
Tucson
Delta
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Cheap American Airlines flights from Chicago to Tucson

3 Sep - 9 Sep
$340pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
TUS
Tucson
TUS
Tucson
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
3 Sep - 9 Sep
$349pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
TUS
Tucson
TUS
Tucson
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
1 Sep - 4 Sep
$360pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
TUS
Tucson
TUS
Tucson
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Cheap Delta flights from Chicago to Tucson

3 Sep - 9 Sep
$358pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
TUS
Tucson
TUS
Tucson
Delta
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
4 Sep - 10 Sep
$362pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
TUS
Tucson
TUS
Tucson
Delta
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
1 Sep - 4 Sep
$373pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
TUS
Tucson
TUS
Tucson
Delta
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Non-stop flights to Tucson from Chicago

Save time with Chicago to Tucson direct flight deals
3 Sep - 9 Sep
$340pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
TUS
Tucson
TUS
Tucson
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
22 Oct - 31 Oct
$390pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
TUS
Tucson
TUS
Tucson
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
3 Sep - 11 Sep
$394pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
TUS
Tucson
TUS
Tucson
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Last minute flights from Chicago to Tucson

Late deals on round-trip flights to Tucson from Chicago, departing today and this week
23 Aug - 23 Aug
$428pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
TUS
Tucson
TUS
Tucson
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
24 Aug - 26 Aug
$501pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
TUS
Tucson
TUS
Tucson
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
23 Aug - 27 Aug
$503pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
TUS
Tucson
TUS
Tucson
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to Tucson from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Tucson
5:27 am - 2:48 pm
Delta
2 Stops
11h 21m
MDW - TUS
Delta
$239
Delta
12:00 am - 4:55 am
American Airlines
1 Stop
5h 55m
ORD - TUS
American Airlines
4:14 am - 9:17 am
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
31h 03m
ORD - TUS
Multiple Airlines
$248
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Flight FAQs

From Chicago to Tucson

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

Tucson (TUS) is the airport you will fly into if you book a flight from Chicago to Tucson. You should not have trouble finding flights to Tucson from Chicago; the airport handles an average of 1 inbound flight from Chicago per day. You should also have plenty of airline options to choose from since 5 airlines have flights to the Tucson airport from Chicago. It is only a 7.5 mi journey from Tucson (TUS) to Tucson’s city center.

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

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

Can I find flights from Chicago to Tucson for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Tucson for under $400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on American Airlines for just $340, but on average you can expect to pay $379.

Are there nonstop flights from Chicago to Tucson for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Chicago to Tucson under $400. A good price for a nonstop flight from Chicago to Tucson is less than $447.

Are there last-minute flights available from Chicago to Tucson for under $500?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Chicago to Tucson within the next 7 days for less than $500.

What days are nonstop flights available from Chicago to Tucson?

Days when nonstop flights are available for this flight are: Sunday.

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

Per day, 2 flights depart from Chicago to Tucson on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Chicago to Tucson?

There are many flights that can get you from Chicago to Tucson in 3h 41m. Fly via American Airlines, Delta, or United Airlines to get the fastest option. The distance between Chicago and Tucson is about 1443 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 Tucson round-trip?

American Airlines, at $340, was found to be the cheapest airline from Chicago to Tucson.Alternate airlines to your destination round-trip include Delta and United Airlines. Users have found that American Airlines is 23% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

What are the cheapest flights from Chicago to Tucson?

While on average a flight from Chicago to Tucson is generally $380, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $195. When looking at the most popular route, (Chicago O'Hare Intl - Tucson), you can expect to pay $369 for that flight.

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

American Airlines, Frontier and Juneyao Airlines are the most popular airlines when flying from Chicago to Tucson.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Tucson, AZ

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

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

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

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

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

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

Returning to Chicago from Tucson

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

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

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Alternative routes for Chicago to Tucson

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

Top 4 airlines flying from Chicago to Tucson

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Chicago to Tucson 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
$10 $18 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.

United Airlines
$142 $358 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$203 $428 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$337 $774 No cancel fee N/A

Hourly flight availability from Chicago to Tucson

See what time of day planes typically take off from Chicago towards Tucson.
Morning 6 AM to noon 76% of CHI to TUS departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 24% of CHI to TUS departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 0% of CHI to TUS departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of CHI to TUS departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Chicago to Tucson
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Chicago to Tucson.
Sunday
3 daily flights
Monday
1 daily flight
Tuesday
1 daily flight
Wednesday
1 daily flight
Thursday
1 daily flight
Friday
1 daily flight
Saturday
2 daily flights