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Flights from Chicago to Ft Lauderdale, United States Last modified: Sep 25, 2016 12:57 AM

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Chicago to Ft Lauderdale Last modified: Sep 25, 2016 12:57 AM

We've scanned 23,629,223,180 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from Chicago to Ft Lauderdale. American & United frequently offer the best deals on Chicago to Ft Lauderdale flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

American
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Tue 11/8
nonstop
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Sun 11/13
nonstop
$177
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United
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Tue 9/27
nonstop
FLLCHI
Wed 10/5
nonstop
$195
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JetBlue
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Thu 1/12
nonstop
FLLCHI
Tue 1/17
nonstop
$197
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JetBlue
CHIFLL
Thu 1/12
nonstop
FLLCHI
Mon 1/23
nonstop
$197
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JetBlue
CHIFLL
Thu 1/12
nonstop
FLLCHI
Mon 1/16
nonstop
$197
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JetBlue
CHIFLL
Thu 1/12
nonstop
FLLCHI
Sun 1/15
nonstop
$197
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JetBlue
CHIFLL
Sun 1/15
nonstop
FLLCHI
Tue 1/17
nonstop
$197
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Spirit
CHIFLL
Thu 10/20
nonstop
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Fri 10/28
nonstop
$206
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How Much is a Flight from Chicago to Ft Lauderdale?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Chicago to Ft Lauderdale, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $189.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Chicago to Ft Lauderdale?

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 Chicago to Ft Lauderdale 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 Ft Lauderdale?

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $195 $209
7-14 days $197 $209
14-21 days $197 $209
21-30 days $187 $209
30-60 days $177 $187
60-90 days $180 $206
90+ days $197 $204

Cheapest Day To Fly from Chicago to Ft Lauderdale

We've examined 23,636,053,052 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Chicago to Ft Lauderdale is Tuesday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$197 $177 $197 $187 $180 $197 $187

Compare Flight Prices from Chicago to Ft Lauderdale 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 Chicago to Ft Lauderdale flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
September Chicago Ft Lauderdale United 9/27/16 10/5/16 0 $195
October Chicago Ft Lauderdale American 10/20/16 10/25/16 0 $187
November Chicago Ft Lauderdale American 11/8/16 11/13/16 0 $177
December Chicago Ft Lauderdale American 12/9/16 12/13/16 0 $180
January Chicago Ft Lauderdale American 1/15/17 1/19/17 0 $197
February Chicago Ft Lauderdale American 2/1/17 2/7/17 0 $197
March Chicago Ft Lauderdale American 3/2/17 3/7/17 0 $197
April Chicago Ft Lauderdale American 4/3/17 4/11/17 0 $197

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Chicago to Ft Lauderdale

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
25 26 27 28 29 30 1
$227
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
$227 $207
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
$207 $207
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
$207 $187
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
$187 $197
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
$197

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Chicago to Ft Lauderdale

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 Ft Lauderdale is $225.

The average price for direct flights from Chicago to Ft Lauderdale is $193.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Chicago to Ft Lauderdale - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 2 1 1 2 2 1 2 08:45 18:30
Spirit 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 05:15 16:55
United 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 07:30 07:30
Southwest 2 2 2 2 2 3 2 06:10 17:20

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Chicago to Ft Lauderdale

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 Ft Lauderdale. 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 Ft Lauderdale is not available.

The average price for round trip flights from Chicago to Ft Lauderdale is $215.

Chicago to Ft Lauderdale Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Chicago to Ft Lauderdale?
Answer: The average Chicago to Ft Lauderdale flight time is 2 hours and 58 minutes.
Question: How far is Ft Lauderdale from Chicago?
Answer: The distance from Chicago to Ft Lauderdale is 1,168 miles (1,879 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from Chicago to Ft Lauderdale?
Answer: There are 47 direct flights from Chicago to Ft Lauderdale.
Question: What are the most popular Chicago airlines for direct flights from Chicago to Ft Lauderdale?
Answer: Southwest Airlines provides 31% of the non-stop flights between Chicago and Ft Lauderdale.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Chicago to Ft Lauderdale?
Answer: Charlotte, NC

Airlines in Chicago flying to Ft Lauderdale Last modified: Sep 25, 2016 12:57 AMNumber of routes searched: 364Number of itineraries searched: 1,163,274

Wondering which airlines fly out of Chicago to Ft Lauderdale? We've gathered the average price of Chicago airlines with flights to Ft Lauderdale. 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 Ft Lauderdale
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American -
American CLT
American PHL
American DFW
American DCA
United IAD
Virgin America LAX
Virgin America SFO
JetBlue SJU
Alaska SEA
United EYW

Chicago to Ft Lauderdale Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Chicago and Ft Lauderdale. 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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