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Cheap Flights from Buffalo to Chicago, IL, United States - BUF to CHI Last modified: Jun 29, 2016 6:49 PM

Popular flights from Buffalo to Chicago Last modified: Jun 29, 2016 6:49 PM

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How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Buffalo to Chicago (BUF to CHI)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Buffalo to Chicago, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $235.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Buffalo to Chicago (BUF to CHI)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Buffalo to Chicago based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have discovered that the best days to book flights are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. Read our article to find more information about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should you book flights from Buffalo to Chicago

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance a flight from Buffalo to Chicago should be booked.

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $439 $440
7-14 days $321 $326
14-21 days $272 $280
21-30 days $255 $263
30-60 days $227 $234
60-90 days $227 $234
90+ days $227 $234

Cheapest Day To Fly from Buffalo to Chicago

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding the cheapest days to fly from Buffalo to Chicago.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$236 $227 $227 $236 $236 $227 $255

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Buffalo to Chicago

The chart below shows the lowest fare by month when flying from Buffalo to Chicago.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
July Buffalo Chicago American 7/21/16 7/26/16 0 $255
August Buffalo Chicago United 8/31/16 9/8/16 0 $227
September Buffalo Chicago American 9/3/16 9/10/16 0 $227
October Buffalo Chicago American 10/5/16 10/11/16 0 $227
November Buffalo Chicago American 11/11/16 11/14/16 0 $236
December Buffalo Chicago United 12/17/16 12/25/16 0 $236
January Buffalo Chicago American 1/21/17 1/24/17 0 $277
March Buffalo Chicago United 3/26/17 3/30/17 0 $327

Cheapest Weekend Non-Stop Flights for the Next 30 Days from Buffalo to Chicago

If you're ready to take a trip in the next 30 days and want to fly on the weekend, you might be wondering which weekend is the cheapest to fly. The chart below shows up-to-date data regarding weekend flight prices from Buffalo to Chicago.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
$557
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
$557 $473
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
$473 $321
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
$321 $255
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
$255 $255
31 1 2 3 4 5 6
$255

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Buffalo to Chicago (BUF to CHI)

Your Buffalo to Chicago flight can be significantly cheaper by choosing a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from Buffalo to Chicago is $234.

The average price for non-stop flights from Buffalo to Chicago is $231.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Buffalo to Chicago.

Nonstop Flight Details from Buffalo to Chicago
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 6 6 6 6 6 5 6 05:40 18:10
United 5 5 5 5 5 4 5 07:02 20:55

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Buffalo to Chicago (BUF to CHI)

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from Buffalo to Chicago. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from Buffalo to Chicago is $113.

The average price for round trip flights from Buffalo to Chicago is $230.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Toronto to Chicago American, Air Canada, Alaska, JetBlue, Porter, United, WestJet $185
Pittsburgh to Chicago American, Alaska, Frontier, United $67
Cleveland to Chicago American, United $168
Syracuse to Chicago American, JetBlue, United $224
Akron - Canton to Chicago American, United $237
Rochester to Chicago American, United $227
London to Chicago American, Air Canada, United, WestJet $344
Wilkes - Barre to Chicago American, United $257
Binghamton to Chicago American, United $328
Elmira - Corning to Chicago American $298
Erie to Chicago United $261
State College to Chicago American, United $314
Ithaca to Chicago American, United $244
Kingston to Chicago Air Canada, United Check Dates
Toronto to New York American, Air Canada, Alaska, JetBlue, Porter, United, WestJet $152
Toronto to Milwaukee American, Air Canada, Porter, United, WestJet $316
Pittsburgh to Milwaukee American, Primair, United $323
Cleveland to Milwaukee American, United $324
Buffalo to New York American, JetBlue, United $137
Buffalo to Atlanta American, United $281
Pittsburgh to New York American, JetBlue $200
Pittsburgh to Atlanta American, Frontier, United $97
Cleveland to Atlanta American, Frontier, Spirit, United $107
Toronto to Atlanta American, Air Canada, Alaska, Porter, United, WestJet $340
Cleveland to New York American, JetBlue, United $168
Akron - Canton to Milwaukee American, United $340
Buffalo to Milwaukee American, United $324
Toronto to Detroit American, Air Canada, JetBlue, Porter, United, WestJet $367
Rochester to Atlanta American, United $281

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Buffalo and Chicago, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Buffalo to Chicago Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is a direct flight from Buffalo to Chicago?
Answer: The average Buffalo to Chicago flight time is an hour and 48 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Buffalo and Chicago?
Answer: The distance from Buffalo to Chicago is 472 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Buffalo to Chicago?
Answer: There are 75 direct flights from Buffalo to Chicago.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Buffalo to Chicago?
Answer: American Airlines provides 54% of the non-stop flights between Buffalo and Chicago.
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