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Flights from Louisville to Chicago, United States Last modified: Sep 29, 2016 2:36 AM

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Louisville to Chicago Last modified: Sep 29, 2016 2:36 AM

We've scanned 25,716,102,982 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from Louisville to Chicago. American & United frequently offer the best deals on Louisville to Chicago flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

American
SDFCHI
Thu 10/27
nonstop
CHISDF
Sat 10/29
nonstop
$143
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American
SDFCHI
Tue 11/15
nonstop
CHISDF
Wed 11/16
nonstop
$143
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American
SDFCHI
Thu 1/5
nonstop
CHISDF
Tue 1/24
nonstop
$143
Select
United
SDFCHI
Wed 10/12
nonstop
CHISDF
Wed 10/12
nonstop
$143
Select
United
SDFCHI
Wed 10/12
nonstop
CHISDF
Sat 10/15
nonstop
$143
Select
United
SDFCHI
Sat 10/15
nonstop
CHISDF
Mon 10/24
nonstop
$143
Select
United
SDFCHI
Wed 10/19
nonstop
CHISDF
Wed 10/26
nonstop
$143
Select
United
SDFCHI
Mon 10/24
nonstop
CHISDF
Tue 10/25
nonstop
$143
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How Much is a Flight from Louisville to Chicago?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Louisville to Chicago, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $146.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Louisville to Chicago?

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 Louisville to Chicago 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 Louisville to Chicago?

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $385 $392
7-14 days $143 $186
14-21 days $143 $236
21-30 days $143 $160
30-60 days $143 $150
60-90 days $143 $160
90+ days $143 $186

Cheapest Day To Fly from Louisville to Chicago

We've examined 25,724,431,429 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Louisville to Chicago is Monday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$143 $143 $143 $143 $153 $143 $153

Compare Flight Prices from Louisville to Chicago 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 Louisville to Chicago flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
September Louisville Chicago American 9/30/16 10/12/16 0 $414
October Louisville Chicago American 10/27/16 10/29/16 0 $143
November Louisville Chicago American 11/15/16 11/16/16 0 $143
December Louisville Chicago United 12/6/16 12/7/16 0 $143
January Louisville Chicago United 1/23/17 1/31/17 0 $143
February Louisville Chicago American 2/17/17 2/19/17 0 $229
March Louisville Chicago United 3/2/17 3/9/17 1 $264
April Louisville Chicago United 4/4/17 4/6/17 0 $235

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Louisville to Chicago

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Louisville to Chicago. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
$389
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
$389
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
$235
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
$235 $160
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
$160 $150
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
$150

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Louisville to Chicago

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 Louisville to Chicago is $168.

The average price for direct flights from Louisville to Chicago is $148.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Louisville to Chicago - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 4 4 4 4 4 3 4 08:05 18:15
United 6 6 6 6 6 5 6 06:00 19:40
Southwest 4 4 4 4 4 3 3 07:05 19:25

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Louisville to Chicago

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 Louisville to Chicago. 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 Louisville to Chicago is not available.

The average price for round trip flights from Louisville to Chicago is $146.

Louisville to Chicago Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Louisville to Chicago?
Answer: The average Louisville to Chicago flight time is an hour and 23 minutes.
Question: How far is Chicago from Louisville?
Answer: The distance from Louisville to Chicago is 271 miles (436 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from Louisville to Chicago?
Answer: There are 94 direct flights from Louisville to Chicago.
Question: What are the most popular Louisville airlines for direct flights from Louisville to Chicago?
Answer: United Airlines provides 43% of the non-stop flights between Louisville and Chicago.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Louisville to Chicago?
Answer: Charlotte, NC

Airlines in Louisville flying to Chicago Last modified: Sep 29, 2016 2:36 AMNumber of routes searched: 80Number of itineraries searched: 75,385

Wondering which airlines fly out of Louisville to Chicago? We've gathered the average price of Louisville airlines with flights to Chicago. 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.

Louisville to Chicago
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American -
American CLT
Delta ATL
Delta DTW
Delta MSP
American DCA
American DFW
United IAD
American LGA
United EWR

Louisville to Chicago Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Louisville and Chicago. 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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Cheap Domestic Flights from Louisville - SDF

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Louisville to Milwaukee American, Delta, United $267
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Cheap Domestic Flights to Chicago - CHI

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Columbus to Chicago American, Delta, United $126
Flights from Nashville to Chicago American, Delta, Frontier $97
Flights from Cincinnati to Chicago American, Delta, Public Charters $155
Flights from Knoxville to Chicago American, Delta, United $247
Flights from Indianapolis to Chicago American $97
Flights from Dayton to Chicago American, United $97
Flights from Lexington to Chicago American, Delta, United $184
Flights from Evansville to Chicago American, United $168
Flights from Champaign to Chicago American $289
Flights from Huntington to Chicago American $228
Flights from Nashville to Milwaukee American, Delta $211
Flights from Indianapolis to Atlanta Delta Check Dates
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Flights from Columbus to Milwaukee American, Delta $263
Flights from Columbus to Atlanta Delta, United $231
Flights from Columbus to New York American, Delta, United $168
Flights from Cincinnati to Milwaukee American, Delta $287
Flights from Nashville to Detroit American, Delta $242
Flights from Dayton to Milwaukee American, Delta, United $274
Flights from Nashville to Dallas - Ft Worth Boutique, American, Delta $229
Flights from Cincinnati to New York American, Delta $242
Flights from Dayton to Atlanta American, Delta, United $259
Flights from Nashville to South Bend Delta Check Dates
Flights from Indianapolis to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Delta $255
Flights from Cincinnati to Atlanta Delta, Frontier $103
Flights from Nashville to New York American, JetBlue, Delta, United $192
Flights from Columbus to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Delta, United $225
Flights from Knoxville to Milwaukee American, Delta $318
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