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Cheap Flights from Chicago to Phoenix, AZ, United States - CHI to PHX

Popular flights from Chicago to Phoenix

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 7, 2016 Jun 14, 2016 $317
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 1, 2016 Jun 11, 2016 $177
Jun 4, 2016 Jun 14, 2016 $177
Aug 16, 2016 Aug 17, 2016 $177
Aug 17, 2016 Aug 20, 2016 $177
Frontier Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 3, 2016 Sep 10, 2016 $168
Sep 3, 2016 Sep 17, 2016 $168
Sep 3, 2016 Sep 7, 2016 $168
Spirit Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 30, 2016 Sep 6, 2016 $244
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 28, 2016 Jun 5, 2016 $207

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 $194.

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 $211 $199
7-14 days $182 $190
14-21 days $197 $190
21-30 days $177 $205
30-60 days $193 $215
60-90 days $193 $221
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
$213 $190 $177 $197 $182 $177 $218

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 American 5/13/16 5/17/16 0 $182
June Chicago Phoenix American 6/1/16 6/11/16 0 $177
July Chicago Phoenix American 7/13/16 8/2/16 0 $193
August Chicago Phoenix American 8/16/16 8/17/16 0 $177
September Chicago Phoenix Frontier 9/3/16 9/7/16 0 $168
October Chicago Phoenix Frontier 10/1/16 10/4/16 0 $168
November Chicago Phoenix Spirit 11/16/16 11/30/16 0 $216
December Chicago Phoenix Spirit 12/1/16 12/4/16 0 $217

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
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
$182
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
$182 $212
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
$212 $197
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$197 $197
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$197 $216
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$216

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 $248.

The average price for non-stop flights from Chicago to Phoenix is $205.

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 11 11 11 12 12 13 12 05:00 20:15
Frontier 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 21:50 21:50
United 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 08:34 19:32

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 $118.

The average price for round trip flights from Chicago to Phoenix is $237.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Milwaukee to Phoenix American, Alaska, Frontier, United $248
Indianapolis to Phoenix American, Alaska, Frontier, United $261
Madison to Phoenix American, Alaska, Frontier, United $324
Grand Rapids to Phoenix American, United $318
Green Bay to Phoenix American, Alaska, United $400
Appleton to Phoenix United $363
Peoria to Phoenix American, United $318
Moline to Phoenix American, United $254
Ft Wayne to Phoenix American, United $342
South Bend to Phoenix United $324
Lansing to Phoenix American, Alaska, United $377
Bloomington - Normal to Phoenix American $254
Kalamazoo to Phoenix American, United $388
Toledo to Phoenix American, United $355
Champaign to Phoenix American $425
Springfield to Phoenix American, United $402
Dubuque to Phoenix American $485
Chicago to Las Vegas American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $112
Chicago to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $140
Chicago to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United $94
Chicago to San Francisco American, Alaska, Frontier, United, Virgin America $158
Chicago to Denver American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $81
Chicago to San Diego American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $162
Chicago to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $87
Chicago to Tucson American, Alaska, United $390
Chicago to Orlando American, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United $127
Chicago to Seattle American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $197
Chicago to Houston American, Spirit, United $87
Indianapolis to Las Vegas American, Alaska, Frontier, United $239
Chicago to Atlanta American, Spirit, United $71

Airlines Flying from Chicago to Phoenix (CHI to PHX)

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
Alaska SEA X X X X
Delta DTW X X X X X X X
Frontier - X X X X X X X
United - X X X X X X X
United IAH X X X X X X X
Southwest - X X X X X X X
Southwest DEN 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 46 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 91 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 69% 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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