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Cheap Flights from Chicago to Louisville, KY, United States - CHI to SDF Last modified: May 26, 2016 7:13 PM

Popular flights from Chicago to Louisville Last modified: May 26, 2016 7:13 PM

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
Sep 17, 2016 Sep 25, 2016 $176
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 1, 2016 Sep 6, 2016 $143

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Chicago to Louisville (CHI to SDF)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Chicago to Louisville, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $240.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Chicago to Louisville (CHI to SDF)?

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

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $408 $347
7-14 days $354 $347
14-21 days $219 $280
21-30 days $219 $272
30-60 days $219 $236
60-90 days $209 $226
90+ days $143 $183

Cheapest Day To Fly from Chicago to Louisville

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$304 $209 $214 $219 $209 $219 $306

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

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 Louisville.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$383
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$383 $325
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$325 $219
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$219
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
$219
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
$219
TIPSave $259 by flying into Nashville instead of Louisville from Chicago

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Chicago to Louisville (CHI to SDF)

Your Chicago to Louisville 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 Louisville is $231.

The average price for non-stop flights from Chicago to Louisville is $214.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Chicago to Louisville
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 4 4 4 4 4 2 4 08:40 18:35
United 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 07:50 20:55

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Chicago to Louisville (CHI to SDF)

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 Louisville. 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 Louisville is $104.

The average price for round trip flights from Chicago to Louisville is $214.

Chicago to Louisville Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Chicago to Louisville?
Answer: The average Chicago to Louisville flight time is an hour and 20 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Chicago and Louisville?
Answer: The distance from Chicago to Louisville is 286 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Chicago to Louisville?
Answer: There are 61 direct flights from Chicago to Louisville.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Chicago to Louisville?
Answer: United Airlines provides 57% of the non-stop flights between Chicago and Louisville.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Chicago to Louisville?
Answer: Atlanta, GA

Airlines Flying from Chicago to Louisville (CHI to SDF) Number of flights searched: 147Last modified: May 26, 2016 7:13 PM

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

Chicago to Louisville
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 DTW X X X X X X X
Delta CVG / DTW X X X X X X
United - X X X X X X X
Southwest - X X X X X X X
Southwest MCO X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Chicago and Louisville, 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 Atlanta American, Spirit, United $89
Chicago to Orlando American, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United $137
Chicago to Nashville American, Frontier, United $77
Chicago to Washington American, Alaska, Frontier, United $98
Chicago to Cincinnati American, Public Charters, United $300
Chicago to Las Vegas American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $123
Chicago to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $137
Chicago to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $167
Chicago to Detroit American, United $177
Chicago to Minneapolis - St Paul American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $67
Chicago to Indianapolis American, United $97

Cheap International Flights from Chicago - CHI

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Chicago to Toronto Air Choice One, American, Air Canada, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, Public Charters, Porter, United, WestJet $195
Cheap Flights from Chicago to Louisville, KY, United States, from $143 Round trip from CHI to SDF