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

Popular flights from Chicago to Phoenix

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.

Alaska Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Apr 19, 2016 May 3, 2016 $236
Apr 26, 2016 May 3, 2016 $236
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Feb 27, 2016 Mar 2, 2016 $94
Frontier Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 6, 2016 Mar 9, 2016 $127
Mar 7, 2016 Mar 9, 2016 $127
Spirit Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 7, 2016 Mar 9, 2016 $81
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Apr 6, 2016 Apr 12, 2016 $78
Apr 6, 2016 Apr 12, 2016 $78
Apr 12, 2016 Apr 19, 2016 $78
Apr 27, 2016 May 3, 2016 $78
Apr 27, 2016 May 4, 2016 $78

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 $92.

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 $117 $170
7-14 days $99 $154
14-21 days $88 $137
21-30 days $81 $137
30-60 days $78 $136
60-90 days $78 $136
90+ days $113 $183

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
$81 $78 $78 $123 $109 $81 $99

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
February Chicago Phoenix United 2/27/16 3/2/16 0 $88
March Chicago Phoenix Spirit 3/7/16 3/9/16 0 $81
April Chicago Phoenix United 4/6/16 4/12/16 0 $78
May Chicago Phoenix United 5/3/16 5/4/16 0 $81
June Chicago Phoenix Frontier 6/1/16 6/7/16 0 $188
July Chicago Phoenix Frontier 7/9/16 7/16/16 0 $198
August Chicago Phoenix Frontier 8/3/16 8/10/16 0 $191
September Chicago Phoenix Spirit 9/17/16 9/24/16 2 $277

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
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
$117
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
$117 $97
28 29 1 2 3 4 5
$97 $119
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
$119 $217
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
$217 $288
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
$288

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 $171.

The average price for non-stop flights from Chicago to Phoenix is $104.

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 10 10 10 10 05:00 21:35
Frontier 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 06:30 06:30
Spirit 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 20:50 20:50
United 6 5 6 6 6 4 5 08:29 22:30

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 $70.

The average price for round trip flights from Chicago to Phoenix is $131.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Milwaukee to Phoenix American, Alaska, Frontier, United $244
Indianapolis to Phoenix American, Alaska, Frontier, United $211
Madison to Phoenix American, Alaska, Frontier, United $254
Grand Rapids to Phoenix American, United $326
Green Bay to Phoenix American, Alaska, United $434
Appleton to Phoenix United $434
Peoria to Phoenix American, United $312
Moline to Phoenix American, United $322
Ft Wayne to Phoenix American, United $363
South Bend to Phoenix United $402
Lansing to Phoenix Alaska, United $388
Bloomington - Normal to Phoenix American $322
Kalamazoo to Phoenix American, United $428
Toledo to Phoenix American $355
Champaign to Phoenix American, United $325
Springfield to Phoenix American, United $312
Dubuque to Phoenix American $315
Chicago to Las Vegas American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $123
Chicago to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $102
Chicago to New York American, JetBlue, Spirit, United $78
Chicago to San Francisco American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, United, Virgin America $123
Chicago to Denver American, Frontier, Spirit, United $78
Chicago to San Diego American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $81
Chicago to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Spirit, United $78
Chicago to Tucson American, Alaska, United $342
Chicago to Orlando American, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United $76
Chicago to Seattle American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $208
Chicago to Houston American, Frontier, Spirit, United $84
Indianapolis to Las Vegas American, Alaska, Frontier, United $198
Chicago to Atlanta American, Alaska, Spirit, United $78

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 X X X
Delta DTW X X X X X X X
Delta CVG / MSP X X X
Frontier - X X X X X X X
Spirit - X X X X X X X
Spirit DFW 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 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 53 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 118 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 55% 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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