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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
Oct 18, 2015 Oct 24, 2015 $298
Oct 19, 2015 Oct 24, 2015 $298
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 26, 2015 Oct 6, 2015 $107
Oct 3, 2015 Oct 7, 2015 $107
Oct 3, 2015 Oct 7, 2015 $107
Oct 20, 2015 Nov 3, 2015 $107
Oct 20, 2015 Nov 4, 2015 $107
Frontier Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 10, 2015 Sep 11, 2015 $99
Spirit Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Oct 3, 2015 Oct 6, 2015 $166
Sun Country Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Oct 16, 2015 Oct 18, 2015 $453
US Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 5, 2015 Sep 6, 2015 $107
Sep 5, 2015 Sep 6, 2015 $107
Sep 11, 2015 Sep 12, 2015 $107
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Oct 20, 2015 Oct 28, 2015 $106
Oct 24, 2015 Oct 28, 2015 $106
Oct 31, 2015 Nov 10, 2015 $106

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 $112.

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 $116 $238
7-14 days $100 $227
14-21 days $135 $225
21-30 days $107 $153
30-60 days $101 $153
60-90 days $100 $176
90+ days $101 $176

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
$145 $101 $100 $99 $100 $100 $143

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
September Chicago Phoenix Frontier 9/11/15 9/22/15 0 $100
October Chicago Phoenix Frontier 10/27/15 10/31/15 0 $101
November Chicago Phoenix Frontier 11/7/15 11/17/15 0 $100
December Chicago Phoenix Frontier 12/5/15 12/8/15 0 $101
January Chicago Phoenix Spirit 1/10/16 1/16/16 0 $185
February Chicago Phoenix Spirit 2/3/16 2/6/16 0 $185
March Chicago Phoenix Spirit 3/16/16 3/23/16 0 $185
April Chicago Phoenix Spirit 4/2/16 4/9/16 0 $207

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
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
$144
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
$144 $143
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
$143 $143
27 28 29 30 1 2 3
$143 $145
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
$145 $255
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
$255

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 $215.

The average price for non-stop flights from Chicago to Phoenix is $126.

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 11:45 11:45
United 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 09:05 19:30
US Airways 5 5 4 5 5 5 5 05:05 20:05

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 $155.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Milwaukee to Phoenix Alaska, United, US Airways, American, Frontier $242
Indianapolis to Phoenix United, US Airways, American, Frontier $260
Madison to Phoenix Alaska, United, American, US Airways, Frontier $333
Grand Rapids to Phoenix United, American, US Airways $330
Green Bay to Phoenix Alaska, United, American, US Airways $378
Appleton to Phoenix United $383
Peoria to Phoenix United, US Airways, American $284
Moline to Phoenix United, US Airways, American $284
Ft Wayne to Phoenix United, US Airways, American $396
South Bend to Phoenix United $284
Lansing to Phoenix Alaska, United $410
Bloomington - Normal to Phoenix American, US Airways $304
Kalamazoo to Phoenix United, US Airways, American $401
Toledo to Phoenix US Airways, American $349
Champaign to Phoenix American, US Airways $319
Springfield to Phoenix United, US Airways, American $325
Dubuque to Phoenix US Airways, American $339
Chicago to Las Vegas Alaska, US Airways, Frontier, United, American, Sun Country, Spirit, Virgin America $99
Chicago to Los Angeles Alaska, US Airways, Frontier, United, American, Sun Country, Spirit, Virgin America $81
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 $99
Chicago to Denver United, American, US Airways, Spirit, Frontier $80
Chicago to San Diego Alaska, US Airways, Frontier, United, American, Sun Country, Spirit, Virgin America $81
Chicago to Dallas - Ft Worth United, American, US Airways, Spirit, Frontier $75
Chicago to Tucson Alaska, United, US Airways, American $302
Chicago to Orlando US Airways, JetBlue, Frontier, United, American, Spirit $30
Chicago to Seattle United, Alaska, US Airways, American, Sun Country, Frontier, Virgin America $281
Chicago to Houston United, American, US Airways, Spirit, Frontier $87
Indianapolis to Las Vegas Alaska, United, US Airways, American, Frontier $272
Chicago to Atlanta Alaska, United, American, US Airways, Spirit, Frontier $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 MSP 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
United - X X X X X X X
United DEN 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 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 50 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 88 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 38% 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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