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Cheap Flights from Chicago to Buffalo, NY, United States - CHI to BUF Last modified: Jun 27, 2016 6:56 AM

Popular flights from Chicago to Buffalo Last modified: Jun 27, 2016 6:56 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 Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jul 27, 2016 Aug 2, 2016 $245
Jul 27, 2016 Aug 3, 2016 $245
Aug 3, 2016 Aug 10, 2016 $245
Aug 16, 2016 Aug 23, 2016 $245
Aug 17, 2016 Aug 18, 2016 $245
JetBlue Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jul 27, 2016 Aug 3, 2016 $365
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jul 26, 2016 Aug 2, 2016 $239
Aug 20, 2016 Aug 21, 2016 $239
Sep 1, 2016 Sep 3, 2016 $239
Sep 12, 2016 Sep 13, 2016 $239
Sep 26, 2016 Sep 30, 2016 $239

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

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Chicago to Buffalo, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $242.

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

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Chicago to Buffalo 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 Chicago to Buffalo

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $510 $505
7-14 days $331 $339
14-21 days $265 $272
21-30 days $239 $253
30-60 days $239 $247
60-90 days $239 $247
90+ days $239 $247

Cheapest Day To Fly from Chicago to Buffalo

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$239 $239 $245 $239 $245 $239 $245

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Chicago to Buffalo

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
June Chicago Buffalo American 6/30/16 7/4/16 0 $510
July Chicago Buffalo United 7/26/16 8/2/16 0 $239
August Chicago Buffalo United 8/20/16 8/21/16 0 $239
September Chicago Buffalo United 9/1/16 9/3/16 0 $239
October Chicago Buffalo American 10/12/16 10/15/16 0 $245
November Chicago Buffalo American 11/11/16 11/18/16 0 $245
December Chicago Buffalo American 12/10/16 12/16/16 0 $245
January Chicago Buffalo United 1/12/17 1/15/17 0 $277

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

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 Chicago to Buffalo.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
$510
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
$510 $402
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
$402 $298
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
$298 $255
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
$255 $255
31 1 2 3 4 5 6
$255
TIPSave $296 by flying into Pittsburgh instead of Buffalo from Chicago

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

Your Chicago to Buffalo 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 Chicago to Buffalo is $301.

The average price for non-stop flights from Chicago to Buffalo is $242.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Chicago to Buffalo
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 6 6 6 6 6 5 6 07:30 21:39
United 5 5 5 5 5 4 5 07:33 21:15

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

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 Chicago to Buffalo. 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 Chicago to Buffalo is $133.

The average price for round trip flights from Chicago to Buffalo is $297.

Chicago to Buffalo Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Chicago to Buffalo?
Answer: The average Chicago to Buffalo flight time is an hour and 34 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Chicago and Buffalo?
Answer: The distance from Chicago to Buffalo is 472 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Chicago to Buffalo?
Answer: There are 75 direct flights from Chicago to Buffalo.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Chicago to Buffalo?
Answer: American Airlines provides 54% of the non-stop flights between Chicago and Buffalo.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Chicago to Buffalo?
Answer: Atlanta, GA

Airlines Flying from Chicago to Buffalo (CHI to BUF) Number of flights searched: 215Last modified: Jun 27, 2016 6:56 AM

Below are the different airlines that fly from Chicago to Buffalo 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 Chicago to Buffalo.

Chicago to Buffalo
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American - X X X X X X X
American CLT X X X X X X X
Delta LGA X X X X X X X
Delta CVG / DTW 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 TPA X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

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

Cheap Domestic Flights from Chicago - CHI

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Chicago to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United $81
Chicago to Washington American, Alaska, Frontier, United $81
Chicago to Detroit American, United $172
Chicago to Boston American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United $81
Chicago to Rochester American, United $259
Chicago to Orlando American, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United $127
Chicago to Newark American, JetBlue, United $124
Chicago to Las Vegas American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $137
Chicago to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $81
Chicago to Atlanta American, Frontier, Spirit, United $81
Chicago to Cleveland American, United $215
Chicago to Philadelphia American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $87

Cheap International Flights from Chicago - CHI

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Chicago to Toronto Air Choice One, American, Air Canada, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Public Charters, Porter, United, WestJet $237

Cheap Domestic Flights to Buffalo - BUF

Cheap Flights from Chicago to Buffalo, NY, United States, from $239 Round trip from CHI to BUF