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Flights from Chicago to Tampa, United States Last modified: Sep 28, 2016 1:00 AM

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Chicago to Tampa Last modified: Sep 28, 2016 1:00 AM

We've scanned 26,771,905,517 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from Chicago to Tampa. Frontier & American frequently offer the best deals on Chicago to Tampa flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Frontier
CHITPA
Wed 11/30
nonstop
TPACHI
Wed 12/7
nonstop
$87
Select
Frontier
CHITPA
Wed 12/7
nonstop
TPACHI
Wed 12/14
nonstop
$87
Select
American
CHITPA
Sat 10/29
nonstop
TPACHI
Tue 11/1
nonstop
$147
Select
American
CHITPA
Sat 10/29
nonstop
TPACHI
Wed 11/2
nonstop
$147
Select
American
CHITPA
Sat 11/5
nonstop
TPACHI
Wed 11/9
nonstop
$147
Select
United
CHITPA
Sat 10/22
nonstop
TPACHI
Tue 11/1
nonstop
$147
Select
United
CHITPA
Wed 10/26
nonstop
TPACHI
Wed 11/2
nonstop
$147
Select
United
CHITPA
Sat 10/29
nonstop
TPACHI
Sat 11/12
nonstop
$147
Select
United
CHITPA
Sat 10/29
nonstop
TPACHI
Thu 11/3
nonstop
$147
Select
United
CHITPA
Sat 10/29
nonstop
TPACHI
Wed 11/2
nonstop
$147
Select
Spirit
CHITPA
Tue 10/4
1 stop
TPACHI
Wed 10/5
1 stop
$150
Select

How Much is a Flight from Chicago to Tampa?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Chicago to Tampa, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $138.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Chicago to Tampa?

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 Tampa 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 Tampa?

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from Chicago to Tampa.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $217 $150
7-14 days $157 $170
14-21 days $157 $174
21-30 days $147 $171
30-60 days $92 $171
60-90 days $87 $171
90+ days $157 $190

Cheapest Day To Fly from Chicago to Tampa

We've examined 26,779,839,826 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Chicago to Tampa is Wednesday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$92 $147 $87 $167 $167 $147 $157

Compare Flight Prices from Chicago to Tampa 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 Tampa flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
September Chicago Tampa American 9/29/16 10/4/16 0 $317
October Chicago Tampa American 10/29/16 11/1/16 0 $147
November Chicago Tampa Frontier 11/30/16 12/7/16 0 $87
December Chicago Tampa Frontier 12/7/16 12/14/16 0 $87
January Chicago Tampa Spirit 1/10/17 1/17/17 0 $157
February Chicago Tampa American 2/1/17 2/8/17 0 $187
March Chicago Tampa Spirit 3/7/17 3/14/17 0 $217
April Chicago Tampa Spirit 4/18/17 4/27/17 0 $216

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Chicago to Tampa

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Chicago to Tampa. 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
$317
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
$317 $215
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
$215 $195
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
$195 $175
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
$175 $147
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
$147

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Chicago to Tampa

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 Tampa is $191.

The average price for direct flights from Chicago to Tampa is $134.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Chicago to Tampa.

Weekly Direct Flights from Chicago to Tampa - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 08:55 18:25
Spirit 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 16:22 16:22
United 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 07:30 17:45
Southwest 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 06:50 18:20

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Chicago to Tampa

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 Tampa. 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 Tampa is $106.

The average price for round trip flights from Chicago to Tampa is $134.

Chicago to Tampa Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is the flight from Chicago to Tampa?
Answer: The average Chicago to Tampa flight time is 2 hours and 36 minutes.
Question: How far is Tampa from Chicago?
Answer: The distance from Chicago to Tampa is 998 miles (1,606 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from Chicago to Tampa?
Answer: There are 67 direct flights from Chicago to Tampa.
Question: What are the most popular Chicago airlines for direct flights from Chicago to Tampa?
Answer: Southwest Airlines provides 31% of the non-stop flights between Chicago and Tampa.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Chicago to Tampa?
Answer: Charlotte, NC

Airlines in Chicago flying to Tampa Last modified: Sep 28, 2016 1:00 AMNumber of routes searched: 247Number of itineraries searched: 943,290

Wondering which airlines fly out of Chicago to Tampa? We've gathered the average price of Chicago airlines with flights to Tampa. 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 Tampa
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American -
American CLT
American DFW
American MIA
United IAD
American DCA
Spirit FLL
United JAX
Delta CVG
Spirit IAH
JetBlue JFK
JetBlue SJU
Alaska SEA
United PNS
United EYW
United PBI

Chicago to Tampa Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Chicago and Tampa. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

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