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Cheap Flights from Miami to Chicago, IL, United States - MIA to CHI Last modified: May 30, 2016 1:27 PM

Popular flights from Miami to Chicago Last modified: May 30, 2016 1:27 PM

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.

Alaska Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 6, 2016 Jun 10, 2016 $1,568
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 2, 2016 Jun 7, 2016 $137
Jun 3, 2016 Jun 7, 2016 $137
Jun 4, 2016 Jun 7, 2016 $137
Jun 4, 2016 Jun 7, 2016 $137
Frontier Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jul 5, 2016 Jul 10, 2016 $140
Jul 5, 2016 Jul 12, 2016 $140
Jul 7, 2016 Jul 12, 2016 $140
Jul 7, 2016 Jul 10, 2016 $140
Jul 12, 2016 Jul 17, 2016 $140
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 3, 2016 Aug 9, 2016 $138
Aug 10, 2016 Aug 14, 2016 $138

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Miami to Chicago (MIA to CHI)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Miami to Chicago, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $154.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Miami to Chicago (MIA to CHI)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Miami 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 Miami to Chicago

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $137 $364
7-14 days $189 $244
14-21 days $197 $244
21-30 days $195 $243
30-60 days $140 $223
60-90 days $138 $254
90+ days $165 $272

Cheapest Day To Fly from Miami to Chicago

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$189 $140 $138 $137 $137 $137 $195

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Miami to Chicago

The chart below shows the lowest fare by month when flying from Miami to Chicago.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Miami Chicago American 5/30/16 6/5/16 0 $325
June Miami Chicago American 6/2/16 6/7/16 0 $137
July Miami Chicago Frontier 7/5/16 7/10/16 0 $140
August Miami Chicago United 8/3/16 8/9/16 0 $138
September Miami Chicago Frontier 9/8/16 9/11/16 0 $168
October Miami Chicago Frontier 10/6/16 10/11/16 0 $165
November Miami Chicago United 11/10/16 11/13/16 0 $203
December Miami Chicago American 12/17/16 1/3/17 0 $203

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$137
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$137 $274
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$274 $237
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$237 $231
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
$231 $237
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
$237

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Miami to Chicago (MIA to CHI)

Your Miami 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 Miami to Chicago is $243.

The average price for non-stop flights from Miami to Chicago is $155.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Miami to Chicago
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 10 10 10 10 10 9 10 06:55 21:29
Frontier 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 11:50 11:50
United 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 07:06 07:06

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Miami to Chicago (MIA 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 Miami 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 Miami to Chicago is $181.

The average price for round trip flights from Miami to Chicago is $155.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Orlando to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United $137
Ft Lauderdale to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United $147
West Palm Beach to Chicago American, Spirit, United $174
Ft Myers to Chicago American, Spirit, United $177
Sarasota - Bradenton to Chicago American, United $441
Nassau to Chicago Silver, American, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United, Bahamasair $470
Melbourne to Chicago American $337
Key West to Chicago American, JetBlue, United $388
Freeport to Chicago Silver, American, JetBlue, United, Bahamasair $703
Miami to New York American, JetBlue, Frontier, United $136
Ft Lauderdale to Atlanta American, Spirit $90
Orlando to Milwaukee American, Frontier, United $108
Miami to Atlanta American, Frontier $88
Orlando to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $175
Orlando to Atlanta American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United $68
Miami to Milwaukee American, Alaska, United $342
Orlando to Detroit American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United $118
Ft Lauderdale to Milwaukee American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $297
Orlando to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United $88
Orlando to Indianapolis American, Frontier, United $108
Ft Lauderdale to New York American, JetBlue, Spirit, United, Virgin America $140
Miami to Detroit American, United $175
Orlando to South Bend American, United $338
Ft Myers to Milwaukee American, United $346
Miami to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, United $157
West Palm Beach to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $183
West Palm Beach to Milwaukee American, United $292
Orlando to Grand Rapids American, United $178
Ft Lauderdale to Detroit American, JetBlue, Spirit, United $80
West Palm Beach to Atlanta American, United $257

Airlines Flying from Miami to Chicago (MIA to CHI) Number of flights searched: 120Last modified: May 30, 2016 1:27 PM

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

Miami to Chicago
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American - X X X X X X X
American ATL X X X X X X X
Delta JFK X X X X X X X
Frontier - X X X
United - X X X X X X X
United EWR X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

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

Miami to Chicago Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Miami to Chicago?
Answer: The average Miami to Chicago flight time is 3 hours and 19 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Miami and Chicago?
Answer: The distance from Miami to Chicago is 1198 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Miami to Chicago?
Answer: There are 79 direct flights from Miami to Chicago.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Miami to Chicago?
Answer: American Airlines provides 87% of the non-stop flights between Miami and Chicago.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Miami to Chicago?
Answer: Atlanta, GA
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