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FareCompare's flight comparison tool will search through all flights and plane tickets from Chicago to Phoenix, finding you the most direct flight for the best price. Whether you prefer round-trip or one-way tickets, FareCompare will find the cheapest flight from Chicago to Phoenix so you can spend time planning the fun parts of traveling.

Cheap Flights from Chicago to Phoenix - CHI to PHX

Cheap 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
Aug 26, 2015 Sep 1, 2015 $336
Sep 12, 2015 Sep 19, 2015 $336
Nov 7, 2015 Nov 14, 2015 $336
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Nov 7, 2015 Nov 9, 2015 $174
Nov 10, 2015 Nov 14, 2015 $174
Frontier Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 25, 2015 Aug 30, 2015 $178
Spirit Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Nov 14, 2015 Nov 17, 2015 $175
Sun Country Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Oct 28, 2015 Oct 31, 2015 $256
US Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 4, 2015 Sep 19, 2015 $177
Oct 16, 2015 Oct 17, 2015 $177
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 27, 2015 Sep 1, 2015 $192

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 $187.

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 $307 $324
7-14 days $217 $219
14-21 days $217 $194
21-30 days $213 $177
30-60 days $208 $176
60-90 days $213 $177
90+ days $175 $174

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
$196 $178 $176 $192 $177 $194 $196

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
July Chicago Phoenix American 7/29/15 8/4/15 0 $307
August Chicago Phoenix US Airways 8/25/15 8/30/15 1 $177
September Chicago Phoenix American 9/2/15 9/19/15 1 $176
October Chicago Phoenix US Airways 10/16/15 10/17/15 1 $177
November Chicago Phoenix American 11/7/15 11/9/15 1 $174
December Chicago Phoenix Spirit 12/4/15 12/16/15 0 $175
January Chicago Phoenix Spirit 1/15/16 1/18/16 0 $175
February Chicago Phoenix American 2/26/16 2/27/16 1 $176

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
26 27 28 29 30 31 1
$367
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
$367 $258
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
$258 $228
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
$228 $213
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
$213 $213
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
$213

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 $235.

The average price for non-stop flights from Chicago to Phoenix is $204.

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 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 09:45 18:50
Frontier 1 1 0 1 1 0 1 11:35 11:35
United 3 3 3 3 3 2 2 09:09 19:29
US Airways 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 05:10 17:08

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 $128.

The average price for round trip flights from Chicago to Phoenix is $222.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Milwaukee to Phoenix United, US Airways, American, Frontier $228
Indianapolis to Phoenix Alaska, United, US Airways, American, Frontier $270
Madison to Phoenix Alaska, United, US Airways, American $316
Grand Rapids to Phoenix United, US Airways, American $307
Green Bay to Phoenix Alaska, United, US Airways, American $378
Appleton to Phoenix United $387
Peoria to Phoenix United, US Airways, American $304
Moline to Phoenix American, US Airways $304
Ft Wayne to Phoenix United, American, US Airways $318
South Bend to Phoenix United $304
Lansing to Phoenix Alaska, United, Sun Country $310
Bloomington - Normal to Phoenix US Airways, American $319
Kalamazoo to Phoenix US Airways, American $391
Toledo to Phoenix US Airways, American $349
Champaign to Phoenix US Airways, American $323
Springfield to Phoenix United, American, US Airways $339
Dubuque to Phoenix American, US Airways $327
Chicago to Las Vegas Alaska, US Airways, Frontier, United, American, Sun Country, Spirit, Virgin America $154
Chicago to Los Angeles Alaska, US Airways, Frontier, United, American, Sun Country, Spirit, Virgin America $79
Chicago to New York US Airways, JetBlue, United, American, Spirit $81
Chicago to San Francisco Alaska, US Airways, Frontier, United, American, Sun Country, Virgin America $238
Chicago to Denver United, US Airways, American, Spirit, Frontier $134
Chicago to San Diego United, Alaska, American, US Airways, Sun Country, Spirit, Frontier, Virgin America $167
Chicago to Dallas - Ft Worth United, American, US Airways, Spirit $80
Chicago to Tucson Alaska, United, US Airways, American $292
Chicago to Orlando US Airways, JetBlue, Frontier, United, American, Sun Country, Spirit $96
Chicago to Seattle Alaska, US Airways, Frontier, United, American, Sun Country, Virgin America $294
Chicago to Houston United, US Airways, American, Spirit, Frontier $80
Indianapolis to Las Vegas Alaska, United, American, US Airways, Frontier $296
Chicago to Atlanta United, US Airways, American, Spirit, Frontier $80

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 SLC X X X X X X X
Frontier - X X X X X
Frontier DEN X X X X X X X
Spirit DFW X X X X X X X
United - X X X X X X X
United IAH X X X X X X X
US Airways - 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 80 direct flights from Chicago to Phoenix.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Chicago to Phoenix?
Answer: US Airways 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: Denver, CO
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