Flights
Hotels
From
To
1 traveler
Unsupported Browser!
Find Flights
Finding cheap flights is simple. More than 36 million people last year saved hundreds by using our flights tool.

Flights
Hotels
Round-trip
One-way
1 traveler
Unsupported Browser!
Find Flights
Finding cheap flights is simple. More than 36 million people last year saved hundreds by using our flights tool.
Did you mean flights from Phoenix to Chicago?

Flights from Chicago to Phoenix, United States Last modified: Sep 26, 2016 12:58 AM

Chicago to Phoenix Last modified: Sep 26, 2016 12:58 AM

We've scanned 20,789,023,501 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from Chicago to Phoenix. United & American frequently offer the best deals on Chicago to Phoenix flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

United
CHIPHX
Sat 10/29
nonstop
PHXCHI
Mon 10/31
nonstop
$111
Select
United
CHIPHX
Sat 10/29
nonstop
PHXCHI
Tue 11/1
nonstop
$111
Select
United
CHIPHX
Sat 10/29
nonstop
PHXCHI
Wed 11/2
nonstop
$111
Select
United
CHIPHX
Sat 10/29
nonstop
PHXCHI
Sat 11/5
nonstop
$111
Select
United
CHIPHX
Sat 10/29
nonstop
PHXCHI
Sun 11/6
nonstop
$111
Select
American
CHIPHX
Sat 10/29
nonstop
PHXCHI
Tue 11/1
nonstop
$117
Select
American
CHIPHX
Sat 10/29
nonstop
PHXCHI
Wed 11/2
nonstop
$117
Select
American
CHIPHX
Sat 10/29
nonstop
PHXCHI
Thu 11/3
nonstop
$117
Select
American
CHIPHX
Sat 10/29
nonstop
PHXCHI
Fri 11/4
nonstop
$117
Select
American
CHIPHX
Sat 10/29
nonstop
PHXCHI
Sat 11/5
nonstop
$117
Select
Spirit
CHIPHX
Sat 11/12
nonstop
PHXCHI
Tue 11/15
nonstop
$117
Select
Spirit
CHIPHX
Sat 11/12
nonstop
PHXCHI
Wed 11/16
nonstop
$117
Select
Spirit
CHIPHX
Tue 11/15
nonstop
PHXCHI
Thu 12/1
nonstop
$117
Select
Spirit
CHIPHX
Tue 11/29
nonstop
PHXCHI
Sat 12/3
nonstop
$117
Select
Spirit
CHIPHX
Tue 11/29
nonstop
PHXCHI
Mon 12/5
nonstop
$117
Select
Frontier
CHIPHX
Fri 10/21
nonstop
PHXCHI
Sun 10/23
nonstop
$127
Select
Frontier
CHIPHX
Fri 10/21
nonstop
PHXCHI
Mon 10/24
nonstop
$127
Select
Frontier
CHIPHX
Fri 10/21
nonstop
PHXCHI
Tue 10/25
nonstop
$127
Select
Frontier
CHIPHX
Fri 10/21
nonstop
PHXCHI
Wed 10/26
nonstop
$127
Select
Frontier
CHIPHX
Fri 10/21
nonstop
PHXCHI
Thu 10/27
nonstop
$127
Select
Alaska
CHIPHX
Thu 11/3
1 stop
PHXCHI
Tue 11/8
1 stop
$255
Select

How Much is a Flight from Chicago to Phoenix?

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 $115.

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 thinking 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?

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 $157 $205
7-14 days $152 $190
14-21 days $198 $158
21-30 days $127 $177
30-60 days $111 $150
60-90 days $111 $150
90+ days $117 $231

Cheapest Day To Fly from Chicago to Phoenix

We've examined 20,795,316,600 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 Sunday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$111 $111 $117 $117 $127 $111 $111

Compare Flight Prices from Chicago to Phoenix by Month

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
September Chicago Phoenix American 9/27/16 10/4/16 1 $205
October Chicago Phoenix United 10/29/16 10/31/16 0 $111
November Chicago Phoenix United 11/5/16 11/7/16 0 $111
December Chicago Phoenix United 12/3/16 12/6/16 0 $111
January Chicago Phoenix Spirit 1/4/17 1/7/17 0 $117
February Chicago Phoenix Spirit 2/1/17 2/7/17 0 $117
March Chicago Phoenix Spirit 3/1/17 3/8/17 0 $277
April Chicago Phoenix Spirit 4/19/17 4/26/17 0 $197

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Chicago to Phoenix

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
25 26 27 28 29 30 1
$157
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
$157 $232
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
$232 $198
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
$198 $127
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
$127 $111
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
$111

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Chicago to Phoenix

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 $182.

The average price for direct flights from Chicago to Phoenix is $118.

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 21:55 21:55
United 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 08:55 19:50
Southwest 7 7 7 7 7 6 6 06:35 19:55

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Chicago to Phoenix

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 not available.

The average price for round trip flights from Chicago to Phoenix is $145.

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 46 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 145 direct flights from Chicago to Phoenix.
Question: What are the most popular Chicago airlines for direct flights from Chicago to Phoenix?
Answer: American Airlines provides 43% 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: Sep 26, 2016 12:58 AMNumber of routes searched: 366Number of itineraries searched: 1,194,167

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 -
American DFW
American LAX
American DEN
American LAS
United IAD
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.

Farecompare Research Tools

FareCompare's Flight Schedule Search Tool helps you find information about airline schedule filings, including flight numbers, depart times, and travel distance.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Milwaukee to Phoenix American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, United $217
Flights from Indianapolis to Phoenix American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, United $196
Flights from Madison to Phoenix American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, United $294
Flights from Grand Rapids to Phoenix American, Delta, United $260
Flights from Green Bay to Phoenix American, Delta $318
Flights from Appleton to Phoenix Delta Check Dates
Flights from Peoria to Phoenix Delta, United $284
Flights from Moline to Phoenix Delta, United $278
Flights from Ft Wayne to Phoenix Delta Check Dates
Flights from South Bend to Phoenix Delta Check Dates
Flights from Lansing to Phoenix American, Delta, United $274
Flights from Bloomington - Normal to Phoenix American, Delta $284
Flights from Kalamazoo to Phoenix American, Delta, United $354
Flights from Toledo to Phoenix American $314
Flights from Champaign to Phoenix American $284
Flights from Springfield to Phoenix American, United $372
Flights from Dubuque to Phoenix American $441
Flights from Chicago to Las Vegas American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, Hawaiian, Spirit, United, Virgin America $97
Flights from Chicago to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $117
Flights from Chicago to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, Spirit, United $107
Flights from Chicago to San Francisco American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, United, Virgin America $117
Flights from Chicago to Denver American, Delta, Frontier, Spirit, United $49
Flights from Chicago to San Diego American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $136
Flights from Chicago to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, Delta, Spirit $86
Flights from Chicago to Tucson American, Alaska, Delta, United $272
Flights from Chicago to Orlando American, JetBlue, Delta, Frontier, Spirit, United $97
Flights from Chicago to Seattle American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $127
Flights from Chicago to Houston American, Delta, Spirit, United $81
Flights from Indianapolis to Las Vegas American, Delta, Frontier, United $194
Flights from Chicago to Atlanta American, Delta, Spirit, United $86
Cheap Flights from Chicago to Phoenix