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Cheap Flights from Chicago to Lexington, KY, United States - CHI to LEX

Popular flights from Chicago to Lexington

If your flight days are flexible and you looking for a good deal, our charts on cheap flights provide some insight regarding affordable flight options for your next big adventure.

American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Apr 27, 2016 May 2, 2016 $311
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Apr 27, 2016 May 2, 2016 $311

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Chicago to Lexington (CHI to LEX)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Chicago to Lexington, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $320.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Chicago to Lexington (CHI to LEX)?

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

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $571 $578
7-14 days $365 $372
14-21 days $315 $322
21-30 days $315 $322
30-60 days $315 $322
60-90 days $311 $318
90+ days $315 $322

Cheapest Day To Fly from Chicago to Lexington

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$355 $315 $311 $315 $315 $315 $315

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

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 Lexington.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
$571
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
$571 $471
28 29 1 2 3 4 5
$471 $315
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
$315
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
$315
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
$315

TIPSave $307 by flying into Indianapolis instead of Lexington from Chicago

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Chicago to Lexington (CHI to LEX)

Your Chicago to Lexington 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 Lexington is $371.

The average price for non-stop flights from Chicago to Lexington is $311.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Chicago to Lexington
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 2 2 2 2 2 1 2 12:11 21:45
United 3 3 3 3 3 2 3 08:17 20:50

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Chicago to Lexington (CHI to LEX)

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 Lexington. 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 Lexington is $226.

The average price for round trip flights from Chicago to Lexington is $311.

Chicago to Lexington Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Chicago to Lexington?
Answer: The average Chicago to Lexington flight time is an hour and 17 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Chicago and Lexington?
Answer: The distance from Chicago to Lexington is 322 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Chicago to Lexington?
Answer: There are 33 direct flights from Chicago to Lexington.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Chicago to Lexington?
Answer: United Airlines provides 60% of the non-stop flights between Chicago and Lexington.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Chicago to Lexington?
Answer: Atlanta, GA

Airlines Flying from Chicago to Lexington (CHI to LEX)

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

Chicago to Lexington
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 ATL X X X X X X X
Delta CVG / ATL X X X X X X X
United - X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Chicago and Lexington, 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, JetBlue, Spirit, United $77
Chicago to Atlanta American, Alaska, Spirit, United $78
Chicago to Orlando American, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United $78
Chicago to Cincinnati American, Public Charters, United $303
Chicago to Washington American, JetBlue, Frontier, United $97
Chicago to Nashville American, Frontier, United $97
Chicago to Las Vegas American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $113
Chicago to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $112
Chicago to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Spirit, United $77
Chicago to Louisville American, United $138
Chicago to Detroit American, United $166
Chicago to Charlotte American, Frontier, United $95
Chicago to Miami American, Frontier, United $102
Chicago to Minneapolis - St Paul American, Frontier, Spirit, United $68
Chicago to Denver American, Frontier, Spirit, United $77
Chicago to Houston American, Frontier, Spirit, United $85

Cheap International Flights from Chicago - CHI

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Chicago to Toronto Air Choice One, American, Air Canada, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, Public Charters, Porter, United, WestJet $206

Cheap Domestic Flights to Lexington - LEX

Cheap Flights from Chicago to Lexington, KY, United States, from $311 Round trip from CHI to LEX