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Cheap Flights from Chicago to Phoenix, AZ, United States - CHI to PHX Last modified: May 27, 2016 1:13 AM

Popular flights from Chicago to Phoenix Last modified: May 27, 2016 1:13 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.

Alaska Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 5, 2016 Jun 8, 2016 $433
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 17, 2016 Aug 20, 2016 $177
Frontier Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 29, 2016 Jun 5, 2016 $168
Jun 2, 2016 Jun 5, 2016 $168
Jun 3, 2016 Jun 5, 2016 $168
Jun 17, 2016 Jun 19, 2016 $168
Jun 17, 2016 Jun 20, 2016 $168
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 17, 2016 Aug 22, 2016 $187

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Chicago to Phoenix (CHI to PHX)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Chicago to Phoenix, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $181.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Chicago to Phoenix (CHI to PHX)?

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

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $168 $225
7-14 days $168 $229
14-21 days $168 $229
21-30 days $168 $200
30-60 days $203 $223
60-90 days $177 $216
90+ days $168 $206

Cheapest Day To Fly from Chicago to Phoenix

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$208 $188 $177 $168 $168 $188 $168

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Chicago to Phoenix

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Chicago Phoenix Frontier 5/29/16 6/5/16 0 $168
June Chicago Phoenix Frontier 6/2/16 6/5/16 0 $168
July Chicago Phoenix American 7/6/16 7/12/16 0 $203
August Chicago Phoenix Frontier 8/30/16 9/7/16 0 $168
September Chicago Phoenix Frontier 9/10/16 9/14/16 0 $168
October Chicago Phoenix Frontier 10/1/16 10/5/16 0 $168
November Chicago Phoenix Spirit 11/11/16 11/13/16 0 $217
December Chicago Phoenix Spirit 12/1/16 12/8/16 0 $214

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

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 Phoenix.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$168
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$168 $188
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$188 $168
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$168 $238
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
$238 $223
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
$223

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Chicago to Phoenix (CHI to PHX)

Your Chicago to Phoenix 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 Phoenix is $283.

The average price for non-stop flights from Chicago to Phoenix is $177.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Chicago to Phoenix
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 05:00 20:15
Frontier 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 21:55 21:55
United 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 08:55 19:40

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Chicago to Phoenix (CHI to PHX)

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 Phoenix. 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 Phoenix is $127.

The average price for round trip flights from Chicago to Phoenix is $245.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Milwaukee to Phoenix American, Alaska, Frontier, United $252
Indianapolis to Phoenix American, Alaska, Frontier, United $244
Madison to Phoenix American, Alaska, Frontier, United $352
Grand Rapids to Phoenix American, United $324
Green Bay to Phoenix American, Alaska, United $392
Appleton to Phoenix United $422
Peoria to Phoenix American, United $244
Moline to Phoenix American, United $234
Ft Wayne to Phoenix American, United $358
South Bend to Phoenix American, United $430
Lansing to Phoenix American, Alaska, United $386
Bloomington - Normal to Phoenix American $244
Kalamazoo to Phoenix American, United $432
Toledo to Phoenix American, United $412
Champaign to Phoenix American $392
Springfield to Phoenix American, United $392
Dubuque to Phoenix American $427
Chicago to Las Vegas American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $123
Chicago to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $167
Chicago to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United $81
Chicago to San Francisco American, Alaska, Frontier, United, Virgin America $208
Chicago to Denver American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $99
Chicago to San Diego American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $192
Chicago to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $134
Chicago to Tucson American, Alaska, United $391
Chicago to Orlando American, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United $148
Chicago to Seattle American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $177
Chicago to Houston American, Spirit, United $156
Indianapolis to Las Vegas American, Alaska, Frontier, United $244
Chicago to Atlanta American, Spirit, United $87

Airlines Flying from Chicago to Phoenix (CHI to PHX) Number of flights searched: 267Last modified: May 27, 2016 1:13 AM

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

Chicago to Phoenix
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American - X X X X X X X
Delta ATL X X X X X X X
Frontier - X X X X X X X
United - X X X X X X X
United DEN X X X X X X X
Southwest - X X X X X X X
Southwest STL X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

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

Chicago to Phoenix Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Chicago to Phoenix?
Answer: The average Chicago to Phoenix flight time is 3 hours and 43 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Chicago and Phoenix?
Answer: The distance from Chicago to Phoenix is 1436 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Chicago to Phoenix?
Answer: There are 84 direct flights from Chicago to Phoenix.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Chicago to Phoenix?
Answer: American Airlines provides 75% of the non-stop flights between Chicago and Phoenix.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Chicago to Phoenix?
Answer: Atlanta, GA
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