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Cheap Flights from Buffalo to Chicago, IL, United States - BUF to CHI Last modified: Aug 26, 2016 12:43 AM

Popular flights from Buffalo to Chicago Last modified: Aug 26, 2016 12:43 AM

We’ve got the inside scoop on finding the best time to fly for the best price. Not sure when to travel for your next vacation? Find details below on when-to-fly and when-to-buy.

American
BUFCHI
Sat 8/27
nonstop
CHIBUF
Tue 8/30
nonstop
$168
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United
BUFCHI
Sat 8/27
nonstop
CHIBUF
Tue 8/30
nonstop
$168
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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 $222.

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 $168 $175
7-14 days $227 $235
14-21 days $227 $234
21-30 days $227 $234
30-60 days $225 $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
$225 $227 $227 $227 $237 $168 $237

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
August Buffalo Chicago American 8/27/16 8/30/16 0 $168
September Buffalo Chicago American 9/8/16 9/15/16 0 $227
October Buffalo Chicago United 10/24/16 10/31/16 0 $225
November Buffalo Chicago American 11/5/16 11/9/16 0 $227
December Buffalo Chicago American 12/1/16 12/3/16 0 $227
January Buffalo Chicago American 1/19/17 1/23/17 0 $227
February Buffalo Chicago United 2/11/17 2/18/17 0 $227
March Buffalo Chicago American 3/3/17 3/7/17 0 $237

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
28 29 30 31 1 2 3
$459
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
$459 $227
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
$227 $227
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
$227 $237
25 26 27 28 29 30 1
$237 $237
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
$237

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 $230.

The average price for non-stop flights from Buffalo to Chicago is $227.

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 5 4 5 5 5 4 5 08:15 18:10
United 5 5 5 5 5 3 5 07:02 20:43

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Toronto to Chicago American, Air Canada, Alaska, Delta, Porter, United, WestJet $186
Pittsburgh to Chicago American, Delta, Frontier, United $67
Cleveland to Chicago American, Delta, United $192
Syracuse to Chicago American, Delta, United $293
Akron - Canton to Chicago American, Delta, United $234
Rochester to Chicago American, Delta, United $263
London to Chicago Air Canada, United, WestJet $335
Wilkes - Barre to Chicago American, Delta, United $277
Binghamton to Chicago American, Delta, United $241
Elmira - Corning to Chicago American, Delta $244
Erie to Chicago Delta, United $240
State College to Chicago American, Delta, United $309
Ithaca to Chicago American, Delta, United $244
Kingston to Chicago Air Canada Check Dates
Toronto to New York American, Air Canada, Alaska, Delta, United, WestJet $152
Toronto to Milwaukee American, Air Canada, Delta, United, WestJet $263
Pittsburgh to Milwaukee American, Delta, Primair, United $282
Cleveland to Milwaukee American, Delta, United $282
Buffalo to New York American, JetBlue, Delta $177
Buffalo to Atlanta American, Delta, United $280
Pittsburgh to New York American, JetBlue, Delta $219
Pittsburgh to Atlanta American, Delta, Frontier $67
Cleveland to Atlanta American, Delta, Frontier, Spirit, United $79
Toronto to Atlanta American, Air Canada, Alaska, Delta, United, WestJet $302
Cleveland to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, United $168
Akron - Canton to Milwaukee American, Delta, United $294
Buffalo to Milwaukee American, Delta, United $292
Toronto to Detroit American, Air Canada, Delta, United, WestJet $359
Rochester to Atlanta American, Delta, United $280

Airlines Flying from Buffalo to Chicago (BUF to CHI) Number of flights searched: 231Last modified: Aug 26, 2016 12:43 AM

Below are the different airlines that fly from Buffalo to Chicago with the average price of their plane tickets. Just remember that different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary of the next 30 days for flights from Buffalo to Chicago.

Buffalo to Chicago
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American - X X X X X X X
American BOS X X X X X X X
JetBlue JFK X X X X X X X
Delta ATL X X X X X X X
Delta DTW / CVG X X X X X X
United - X X X X X X X
United IAD X X X X X X X
Southwest - X X X X X X X
Southwest BWI X X X X X X X

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 49 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 66 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 50% of the non-stop flights between Buffalo and Chicago.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Buffalo to Chicago?
Answer: Atlanta, GA
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