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Flights from Chicago to Phoenix, United States

Chicago to Phoenix Last modified: Feb 21, 2017 1:14 -05:00Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've scanned 30,760,927,620 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Phoenix. Spirit & United frequently offer the best deals to Phoenix flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Spirit
CHIPHX
Thu 4/20
nonstop
PHXCHI
Tue 4/25
nonstop
$128
United
CHIPHX
Sun 4/2
nonstop
PHXCHI
Wed 4/5
nonstop
$129
Frontier
CHIPHX
Mon 3/6
nonstop
PHXCHI
Fri 3/10
nonstop
$147
American
CHIPHX
Tue 5/2
nonstop
PHXCHI
Tue 5/9
nonstop
$153
Alaska
CHIPHX
Wed 4/19
1 stop
PHXCHI
Tue 4/25
1 stop
$329

How Much is a Flight from Chicago to Phoenix? 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 Phoenix, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $147.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Chicago to Phoenix?

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 Phoenix 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 Phoenix? 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 Phoenix.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $169 $225
7-14 days $147 $236
14-21 days $191 $273
21-30 days $174 $228
30-60 days $128 $184
60-90 days $146 $184
90+ days $214 $327

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

We've examined 30,777,739,213 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Chicago to Phoenix is Thursday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$129$146$153$128$179$159$129

Compare Flight Prices from Chicago to Phoenix 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 Phoenix flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
February Chicago Phoenix American 2/27/17 3/2/17 0 $169
March Chicago Phoenix Frontier 3/6/17 3/10/17 0 $147
April Chicago Phoenix Spirit 4/20/17 4/25/17 0 $128
May Chicago Phoenix American 5/2/17 5/9/17 0 $153
June Chicago Phoenix Frontier 6/1/17 6/5/17 0 $233
July Chicago Phoenix American 7/1/17 7/5/17 1 $398
August Chicago Phoenix American 8/1/17 8/8/17 1 $398
September Chicago Phoenix American 9/12/17 9/23/17 1 $399

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Chicago to Phoenix 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 Phoenix. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$409
26 27 28 1 2 3 4
$409 $228
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$228 $284
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$284 $279
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$279 $372
26 27 28 29 30 31 1
$372

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Chicago to Phoenix 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 Phoenix is $345.

The average price for direct flights from Chicago to Phoenix is $323.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Chicago to Phoenix - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 05:00 20:20
Frontier 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 15:55 15:55
Spirit 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 21:00 21:00
United 6 5 6 6 6 5 6 07:30 22:40
Major Airlines 9 9 9 9 9 10 8 06:05 21:55

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Chicago to Phoenix 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 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 $126.

The average price for round trip flights from Chicago to Phoenix is $309.

Chicago to Phoenix Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Chicago to Phoenix?
Answer: The average Chicago to Phoenix flight time is 3 hours and 49 minutes.
Question: How far is Phoenix from Chicago?
Answer: The distance from Chicago to Phoenix is 1,436 miles (2,311 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from Chicago to Phoenix?
Answer: There are 180 direct flights from Chicago to Phoenix.
Question: What are the most popular Chicago airlines for direct flights from Chicago to Phoenix?
Answer: Major Airlines provides 35% of the non-stop flights between Chicago and Phoenix.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Chicago to Phoenix?
Answer: Los Angeles, CA

Airlines in Chicago flying to Phoenix Last modified: Feb 21, 2017 1:14 -05:00Number of routes searched: 388Number of itineraries searched: 1,671,943

Wondering which airlines fly out of Chicago to Phoenix? We've gathered the average price of Chicago airlines with flights to Phoenix. 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 Phoenix
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American -
Frontier -
Spirit -
United -
American ABQ
American ATL
American AUS
American BOS
Alaska PDX
Alaska SEA
Alaska SJC
Alaska SNA
JetBlue BOS
JetBlue JFK
Major Airlines ATL
Major Airlines DTW
Major Airlines MSP
Major Airlines JFK
Major Airlines SLC
Frontier DEN
Spirit DFW
Spirit MSP
United DEN
United DFW
United EWR
United FLL

Chicago to Phoenix Airports

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