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Flights from Buffalo to Chicago, United States Last modified: Oct 1, 2016 1:03 -04:00

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Buffalo to Chicago Last modified: Oct 1, 2016 1:03 -04:00

We've scanned 25,105,116,481 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from Buffalo to Chicago. American frequently offer the best deals on Buffalo to Chicago flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

American
BUFCHI
Wed 11/30
1 stop
CHIBUF
Wed 12/7
1 stop
$230
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How Much is a Flight from Buffalo to Chicago?

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 $247.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Buffalo to Chicago?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we thinking FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for 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 found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should I book tickets from Buffalo to Chicago?

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from Buffalo to Chicago.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $459 $460
7-14 days $284 $291
14-21 days $251 $249
21-30 days $251 $240
30-60 days $251 $230
60-90 days $251 $230
90+ days $251 $240

Cheapest Day To Fly from Buffalo to Chicago

We've examined 25,112,504,041 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Buffalo to Chicago is Wednesday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$251 $251 $230 $251 $249 $240 $251

Compare Flight Prices from Buffalo to Chicago by Month

Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for Buffalo to Chicago flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
October Buffalo Chicago American 10/29/16 11/2/16 1 $240
November Buffalo Chicago American 11/30/16 12/7/16 1 $230
December Buffalo Chicago American 12/1/16 12/5/16 0 $251
January Buffalo Chicago American 1/29/17 2/7/17 1 $240
February Buffalo Chicago American 2/5/17 2/6/17 0 $251
March Buffalo Chicago American 3/3/17 3/6/17 0 $251
April Buffalo Chicago American 4/10/17 4/18/17 1 $240
May Buffalo Chicago American 5/9/17 5/10/17 1 $258

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Buffalo to Chicago

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Buffalo to Chicago. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
$459
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
$459 $284
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
$284 $249
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
$249 $251
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
$251 $251
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
$251

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Buffalo to Chicago

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose 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 $252.

The average price for direct flights from Buffalo to Chicago is $251.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Buffalo to Chicago - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 5 5 5 5 5 4 5 08:15 18:10
United 5 6 5 5 5 3 4 07:20 21:09
Southwest 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 06:20 18:00

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Buffalo to Chicago

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 not available.

The average price for round trip flights from Buffalo to Chicago is $245.

Buffalo to Chicago Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Buffalo to Chicago?
Answer: The average Buffalo to Chicago flight time is an hour and 47 minutes.
Question: How far is Chicago from Buffalo?
Answer: The distance from Buffalo to Chicago is 467 miles (751 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from Buffalo to Chicago?
Answer: There are 87 direct flights from Buffalo to Chicago.
Question: What are the most popular Buffalo airlines for direct flights from Buffalo to Chicago?
Answer: American Airlines provides 39% of the non-stop flights between Buffalo and Chicago.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Buffalo to Chicago?
Answer: Newark, NJ

Airlines in Buffalo flying to Chicago Last modified: Oct 1, 2016 1:03 -04:00Number of routes searched: 186Number of itineraries searched: 177,194

Wondering which airlines fly out of Buffalo to Chicago? We've gathered the average price of Buffalo airlines with flights to Chicago. Different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary showing which days of the week individual carriers offer flights for the next 30 days.

Buffalo to Chicago
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American -
United -
American BOS
American CLT
American DCA
American MSP
JetBlue BOS
JetBlue JFK
Delta ATL
Delta DTW
Delta MSP
Delta JFK
United BTV
United EWR
United IAD

Buffalo to Chicago Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Buffalo and Chicago. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

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