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Cheap Flights from Louisville to Chicago, IL, United States - SDF to CHI Last modified: May 31, 2016 1:47 AM

Popular flights from Louisville to Chicago Last modified: May 31, 2016 1:47 AM

We’ve got the inside scoop on finding the best time to fly for the best price. Not sure when to travel for your next vacation? Find details below on when-to-fly and when-to-buy.

American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 4, 2016 Sep 10, 2016 $143
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 23, 2016 Aug 31, 2016 $143
Aug 23, 2016 Sep 8, 2016 $143
Aug 29, 2016 Aug 31, 2016 $143
Sep 19, 2016 Sep 20, 2016 $143

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Louisville to Chicago (SDF to CHI)?

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 $180.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Louisville to Chicago (SDF to CHI)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane 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 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 Louisville to Chicago

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance a flight from Louisville to Chicago should be booked.

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $408 $350
7-14 days $325 $321
14-21 days $229 $286
21-30 days $209 $296
30-60 days $209 $226
60-90 days $143 $183
90+ days $143 $183

Cheapest Day To Fly from Louisville to Chicago

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding the cheapest days to fly from Louisville to Chicago.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$143 $143 $176 $209 $201 $176 $209

Cheapest Weekend Non-Stop Flights for the Next 30 Days from Louisville to Chicago

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 Louisville to Chicago.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$408
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$408 $354
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$354 $292
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$292 $309
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
$309 $239
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
$239

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Louisville to Chicago (SDF to CHI)

Your Louisville to Chicago 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 Louisville to Chicago is $221.

The average price for non-stop flights from Louisville to Chicago is $172.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Louisville to Chicago
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 4 5 4 5 4 3 5 08:15 18:13
United 6 8 8 7 7 4 5 06:15 19:40

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Louisville to Chicago (SDF to CHI)

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 $103.

The average price for round trip flights from Louisville to Chicago is $172.

Louisville to Chicago Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Louisville to Chicago?
Answer: The average Louisville to Chicago flight time is an hour and 29 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Louisville and Chicago?
Answer: The distance from Louisville to Chicago is 286 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Louisville to Chicago?
Answer: There are 60 direct flights from Louisville to Chicago.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Louisville to Chicago?
Answer: United Airlines provides 56% of the non-stop flights between Louisville and Chicago.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Louisville to Chicago?
Answer: Atlanta, GA

Airlines Flying from Louisville to Chicago (SDF to CHI) Number of flights searched: 167Last modified: May 31, 2016 1:47 AM

Below are the different airlines that fly from Louisville to Chicago 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 Louisville to Chicago.

Louisville to Chicago
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American - X X X X X X X
American CLT X X X X X X X
Delta DTW X X X X X X X
Delta ATL / CVG X X X X X X
United - X X X X X X X
Southwest - X X X X X X X
Southwest TPA X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Louisville and Chicago, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Cheap Domestic Flights from Louisville - SDF

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Louisville to Milwaukee American, United $365
Louisville to Atlanta American $187

Cheap Domestic Flights to Chicago - CHI

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Columbus to Chicago American, United $191
Nashville to Chicago American, Frontier, United $77
Cincinnati to Chicago American, Public Charters, United $298
Knoxville to Chicago American, United $295
Indianapolis to Chicago American, United $97
Dayton to Chicago American, United $97
Lexington to Chicago American, United $185
Evansville to Chicago American, United $291
Champaign to Chicago American $283
Huntington to Chicago American $488
Nashville to Milwaukee American, United $324
Indianapolis to Atlanta American, Frontier, United $88
Indianapolis to Milwaukee American, United $272
Columbus to Milwaukee American, United $364
Columbus to Atlanta American, United $204
Columbus to New York American, United $237
Cincinnati to Milwaukee American, United $278
Nashville to Detroit American, United $219
Dayton to Milwaukee American, United $344
Nashville to Dallas - Ft Worth Boutique, American, United $223
Cincinnati to New York American, Spirit, United $230
Dayton to Atlanta American, United $189
Nashville to South Bend American, United Check Dates
Indianapolis to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, United $249
Cincinnati to Atlanta American, Frontier $68
Nashville to New York American, JetBlue, United $221
Columbus to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Frontier, United $217
Knoxville to Milwaukee American, United $349
Cheap Flights from Louisville to Chicago, IL, United States, from $143 Round trip from SDF to CHI