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Cheap Flights from Nashville to Chicago, IL, United States - BNA to CHI

Popular flights from Nashville to Chicago

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
May 18, 2016 May 25, 2016 $87
Frontier Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 18, 2016 May 25, 2016 $98
May 25, 2016 Jun 1, 2016 $98
Jun 1, 2016 Jun 7, 2016 $98
Jun 8, 2016 Jun 11, 2016 $98
Jun 11, 2016 Jun 14, 2016 $98
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 18, 2016 May 25, 2016 $87
Jun 11, 2016 Jun 18, 2016 $87
Jun 15, 2016 Jun 18, 2016 $87

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Nashville to Chicago (BNA to CHI)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Nashville to Chicago, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $112.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Nashville to Chicago (BNA to CHI)?

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

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $153 $169
7-14 days $87 $150
14-21 days $98 $175
21-30 days $98 $206
30-60 days $87 $168
60-90 days $122 $193
90+ days $98 $204

Cheapest Day To Fly from Nashville to Chicago

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$133 $98 $87 $112 $123 $87 $143

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Nashville to Chicago

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Nashville Chicago American 5/18/16 5/25/16 0 $87
June Nashville Chicago United 6/11/16 6/18/16 0 $87
July Nashville Chicago United 7/13/16 7/16/16 0 $122
August Nashville Chicago Frontier 8/17/16 8/22/16 0 $133
September Nashville Chicago Frontier 9/3/16 9/5/16 0 $126
October Nashville Chicago Frontier 10/5/16 10/12/16 0 $98
November Nashville Chicago American 11/17/16 11/19/16 0 $306
December Nashville Chicago American 12/20/16 1/7/17 0 $221

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
$153
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
$153 $167
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
$167 $126
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$126 $123
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$123 $98
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$98

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Nashville to Chicago (BNA to CHI)

Your Nashville 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 Nashville to Chicago is $223.

The average price for non-stop flights from Nashville to Chicago is $112.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Nashville to Chicago
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 10 10 10 10 10 7 10 05:00 19:25
Frontier 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 14:15 14:15
United 5 6 6 6 6 3 3 06:25 18:21

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Nashville to Chicago (BNA 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 Nashville 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 Nashville to Chicago is $56.

The average price for round trip flights from Nashville to Chicago is $112.

Nashville to Chicago Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Nashville to Chicago?
Answer: The average Nashville to Chicago flight time is an hour and 43 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Nashville and Chicago?
Answer: The distance from Nashville to Chicago is 409 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Nashville to Chicago?
Answer: There are 102 direct flights from Nashville to Chicago.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Nashville to Chicago?
Answer: American Airlines provides 58% of the non-stop flights between Nashville and Chicago.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Nashville to Chicago?
Answer: Detroit, MI

Airlines Flying from Nashville to Chicago (BNA to CHI)

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

Nashville to Chicago
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American - X X X X X X X
American DCA X X X X X X X
Delta MSP X X X X X X X
Frontier - X X X X X X X
United - X X X X X X X
Southwest - X X X X X X X
Southwest DTW X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Nashville 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 Nashville - BNA

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Nashville to Milwaukee American, United $331
Nashville to Detroit American, United $230
Nashville to Dallas - Ft Worth Boutique, American, United $204
Nashville to South Bend United $296
Nashville to New York American, JetBlue, United $231
Nashville to Grand Rapids American, United $237
Nashville to Madison American, United $402
Nashville to Minneapolis - St Paul American, Frontier, United $203
Nashville to AtlantaCheck Dates

Cheap Domestic Flights to Chicago - CHI

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Memphis to Chicago American, United $179
Louisville to Chicago American, United $143
Birmingham to Chicago United $247
Knoxville to Chicago American, United $289
Lexington to Chicago American, United $175
Huntsville to Chicago American, United $281
Chattanooga to Chicago American, United $255
Evansville to Chicago American, United $285
Tupelo to ChicagoCheck Dates
Memphis to Milwaukee American, United $346
Memphis to Atlanta American, Frontier, United $64
Louisville to Milwaukee American, United $297
Birmingham to Milwaukee American, United $339
Louisville to Atlanta American $239
Knoxville to Milwaukee American, United $353
Memphis to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, United $169
Huntsville to Milwaukee American, United $346
Memphis to Detroit American, Alaska, Frontier, United $198
Chattanooga to Milwaukee American, United $396
Memphis to South Bend American, United Check Dates
Birmingham to New York American, United $330
Cheap Flights from Nashville to Chicago, IL, United States, from $87 Round trip from BNA to CHI