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Flights from Chicago to Buffalo, United States Last modified: Jan 18, 2017 1:13 -05:00

Chicago to Buffalo Last modified: Jan 18, 2017 1:13 -05:00Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've scanned 31,032,328,308 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Buffalo. American & United frequently offer the best deals to Buffalo flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

American
CHIBUF
Thu 2/9
1 stop
BUFCHI
Mon 2/13
1 stop
$172
United
CHIBUF
Thu 2/9
1 stop
BUFCHI
Tue 2/14
1 stop
$180
JetBlue
CHIBUF
Wed 2/15
1 stop
BUFCHI
Fri 2/24
1 stop
$217

How Much is a Flight from Chicago to Buffalo? Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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 $200.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Chicago to Buffalo?

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 think FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for 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 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 Chicago to Buffalo? Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $307 $283
7-14 days $249 $212
14-21 days $229 $200
21-30 days $229 $172
30-60 days $229 $234
60-90 days $229 $236
90+ days $225 $232

Cheapest Day To Fly from Chicago to Buffalo Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've examined 31,042,012,893 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Chicago to Buffalo is Thursday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$205 $200 $200 $172 $200 $200 $218

Compare Flight Prices from Chicago to Buffalo by Month Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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 Chicago to Buffalo flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
January Chicago Buffalo American 1/27/17 1/31/17 2 $256
February Chicago Buffalo American 2/9/17 2/13/17 1 $172
March Chicago Buffalo American 3/8/17 3/9/17 0 $229
April Chicago Buffalo United 4/10/17 4/18/17 0 $229
May Chicago Buffalo American 5/20/17 5/22/17 0 $225
June Chicago Buffalo JetBlue 6/9/17 6/12/17 1 $232
July Chicago Buffalo United 7/3/17 7/4/17 0 $247
August Chicago Buffalo American 8/9/17 8/11/17 1 $258

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Chicago to Buffalo Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
$517
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
$517 $256
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$256 $212
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$212 $172
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$172 $237
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$237

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Chicago to Buffalo Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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 Chicago to Buffalo is $242.

The average price for direct flights from Chicago to Buffalo is $258.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Chicago to Buffalo - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 4 4 4 4 4 3 4 08:45 18:25
United 4 4 4 4 4 3 3 07:10 21:10
Southwest 2 3 2 2 2 2 2 13:40 22:10

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Chicago to Buffalo Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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 $230.

The average price for round trip flights from Chicago to Buffalo is $236.

Chicago to Buffalo Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Chicago to Buffalo?
Answer: The average Chicago to Buffalo flight time is an hour and 29 minutes.
Question: How far is Buffalo from Chicago?
Answer: The distance from Chicago to Buffalo is 467 miles (751 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from Chicago to Buffalo?
Answer: There are 61 direct flights from Chicago to Buffalo.
Question: What are the most popular Chicago airlines for direct flights from Chicago to Buffalo?
Answer: American Airlines provides 44% of the non-stop flights between Chicago and Buffalo.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Chicago to Buffalo?
Answer: Newark, NJ

Airlines in Chicago flying to Buffalo Last modified: Jan 18, 2017 1:13 -05:00Number of routes searched: 186Number of itineraries searched: 101,769

Wondering which airlines fly out of Chicago to Buffalo? We've gathered the average price of Chicago airlines with flights to Buffalo. 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.

Chicago to Buffalo
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American -
United -
American ATL
American BNA
American BOS
American CLT
JetBlue BOS
JetBlue FLL
JetBlue JFK
Delta ATL
Delta DTW
Delta MSP
Delta JFK
United DAY
United EWR
United GSO
United GSP

Chicago to Buffalo Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Chicago and Buffalo. 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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Cheap International Flights from Chicago - CHI Last modified: Jan 18, 2017 1:13 -05:00Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

FlightsLowest Price
Chicago to Toronto$222
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