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Cheap Flights from Phoenix to Chicago, IL, United States - PHX to CHI Last modified: May 30, 2016 7:39 AM

Popular flights from Phoenix to Chicago Last modified: May 30, 2016 7:39 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.

Alaska Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 23, 2016 Aug 30, 2016 $450
Aug 24, 2016 Aug 30, 2016 $450
Aug 24, 2016 Aug 31, 2016 $450
Aug 25, 2016 Sep 3, 2016 $450
Aug 27, 2016 Sep 10, 2016 $450
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 7, 2016 Jun 15, 2016 $152
Frontier Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 5, 2016 Jun 17, 2016 $168
Jun 5, 2016 Jun 10, 2016 $168
Aug 23, 2016 Aug 27, 2016 $168
Aug 23, 2016 Aug 30, 2016 $168
Aug 23, 2016 Aug 24, 2016 $168
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 2, 2016 Aug 16, 2016 $165
Aug 9, 2016 Aug 16, 2016 $165
Aug 10, 2016 Aug 16, 2016 $165

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Phoenix to Chicago (PHX to CHI)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Phoenix to Chicago, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $175.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Phoenix to Chicago (PHX to CHI)?

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

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $168 $225
7-14 days $152 $220
14-21 days $188 $223
21-30 days $203 $244
30-60 days $203 $220
60-90 days $165 $173
90+ days $168 $206

Cheapest Day To Fly from Phoenix to Chicago

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$177 $152 $165 $198 $185 $177 $168

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Phoenix to Chicago

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Phoenix Chicago United 5/31/16 6/2/16 0 $232
June Phoenix Chicago American 6/7/16 6/15/16 0 $152
July Phoenix Chicago American 7/26/16 8/3/16 0 $203
August Phoenix Chicago United 8/2/16 8/16/16 0 $165
September Phoenix Chicago Frontier 9/7/16 9/13/16 0 $168
October Phoenix Chicago Frontier 10/4/16 10/11/16 0 $168
November Phoenix Chicago Spirit 11/10/16 11/11/16 0 $217
December Phoenix Chicago Spirit 12/1/16 12/6/16 0 $217

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$217
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$217 $313
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$313 $266
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$266 $246
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
$246 $286
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
$286

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Phoenix to Chicago (PHX to CHI)

Your Phoenix 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 Phoenix to Chicago is $272.

The average price for non-stop flights from Phoenix to Chicago is $170.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Phoenix to Chicago
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 00:40 18:56
Frontier 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 06:05 06:05
United 2 2 2 2 2 2 4 06:50 23:30

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Phoenix to Chicago (PHX 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 Phoenix 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 Phoenix to Chicago is $127.

The average price for round trip flights from Phoenix to Chicago is $240.

Phoenix to Chicago Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Phoenix to Chicago?
Answer: The average Phoenix to Chicago flight time is 3 hours and 35 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Phoenix and Chicago?
Answer: The distance from Phoenix to Chicago is 1436 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Phoenix to Chicago?
Answer: There are 84 direct flights from Phoenix to Chicago.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Phoenix to Chicago?
Answer: American Airlines provides 72% of the non-stop flights between Phoenix and Chicago.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Phoenix to Chicago?
Answer: Minneapolis - St Paul, MN

Airlines Flying from Phoenix to Chicago (PHX to CHI) Number of flights searched: 269Last modified: May 30, 2016 7:40 AM

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

Phoenix to Chicago
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American - X X X X X X X
Alaska SEA X X X X X X X
Delta SLC X X X X X X X
Frontier - X X X X X X X
Spirit DFW X X X X X X X
United - X X X X X X X
United DEN X X X X X X X
Southwest - X X X X X X X
Southwest STL X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Phoenix 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 Phoenix - PHX

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Phoenix to Milwaukee American, Alaska, Frontier, United $244
Phoenix to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, Sun Country, United $249
Phoenix to Detroit American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United $188
Phoenix to Atlanta American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $168
Phoenix to Indianapolis American, Alaska, Frontier, United $244
Phoenix to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $97
Phoenix to Grand Rapids American, Alaska, United $342
Phoenix to Minneapolis - St Paul American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, Sun Country, United $213
Phoenix to South Bend American, United $430
Phoenix to St Louis American, Alaska, United $327
Phoenix to Madison American, Alaska, United $378
Phoenix to Denver American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $81
Phoenix to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Spirit, United, Great Lakes $77
Phoenix to Cleveland American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United $223
Phoenix to Washington American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Sun Country, United $244
Phoenix to Columbus American, Alaska, Frontier, United $242
Phoenix to Cincinnati American, Alaska, Frontier, United $188
Phoenix to Bloomington - Normal American, United $364
Phoenix to Charlotte American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, United $272
Phoenix to Nashville American, Alaska, Frontier, United $261
Phoenix to Las Vegas American, United $134
Phoenix to Houston American, Alaska, Spirit, United $299
Phoenix to Boston American, Alaska, JetBlue, Sun Country, United $287

Cheap International Flights from Phoenix - PHX

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Phoenix to Toronto American, Air Canada, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, Sun Country, United, WestJet $381

Cheap Domestic Flights to Chicago - CHI

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Tucson to Chicago American, Alaska, United $391
Yuma to Chicago American, Alaska $387
Grand Canyon to Chicago American, Alaska $696
Prescott to ChicagoCheck Dates
Tucson to Milwaukee American, Alaska, United $392

Cheap International Flights to Chicago - CHI

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Mexicali to Chicago American, AeroMexico, Alaska, United $1,137
Cheap Flights from Phoenix to Chicago, IL, United States, from $152 Round trip from PHX to CHI