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Cheap Flights from Phoenix to Chicago, IL, United States - PHX to CHI

Popular flights from Phoenix to Chicago

If your flight days are flexible and you looking for a good deal, our charts on cheap flights provide some insight regarding affordable flight options for your next big adventure.

Alaska Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Apr 14, 2016 Apr 17, 2016 $279
Apr 20, 2016 Apr 26, 2016 $279
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Feb 27, 2016 Mar 5, 2016 $89
Frontier Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Feb 26, 2016 Feb 28, 2016 $152
Mar 4, 2016 Mar 6, 2016 $152
Spirit Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 1, 2016 Mar 7, 2016 $89
Mar 2, 2016 Mar 7, 2016 $89
Mar 3, 2016 Mar 7, 2016 $89
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 3, 2016 May 7, 2016 $81

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 $108.

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 $127 $174
7-14 days $89 $150
14-21 days $89 $142
21-30 days $149 $154
30-60 days $112 $136
60-90 days $81 $136
90+ days $112 $182

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
$149 $81 $89 $89 $107 $89 $154

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
February Phoenix Chicago American 2/27/16 3/5/16 0 $89
March Phoenix Chicago Spirit 3/1/16 3/7/16 0 $89
April Phoenix Chicago Spirit 4/6/16 4/9/16 0 $112
May Phoenix Chicago United 5/3/16 5/7/16 0 $81
June Phoenix Chicago Frontier 6/8/16 6/15/16 0 $186
July Phoenix Chicago Frontier 7/13/16 7/23/16 0 $196
August Phoenix Chicago Frontier 8/3/16 8/10/16 0 $196
September Phoenix Chicago United 9/9/16 9/14/16 0 $428

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
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
$127
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
$127 $107
28 29 1 2 3 4 5
$107 $89
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
$89 $167
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
$167 $197
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
$197

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 $194.

The average price for non-stop flights from Phoenix to Chicago is $129.

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 10 10 10 10 00:40 23:55
Frontier 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 16:30 16:30
Spirit 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 00:35 00:35
United 6 5 6 6 6 4 6 00:37 23:31

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 $77.

The average price for round trip flights from Phoenix to Chicago is $159.

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 29 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 120 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 55% of the non-stop flights between Phoenix and Chicago.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Phoenix to Chicago?
Answer: Atlanta, GA

Airlines Flying from Phoenix to Chicago (PHX to CHI)

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 PDX X X X X X X X
Delta ATL X X X X X X X
Frontier - X X X X X X X
Spirit - 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 MCI 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 $225
Phoenix to Detroit American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United $208
Phoenix to Atlanta American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $208
Phoenix to Indianapolis American, Alaska, Frontier, United $244
Phoenix to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $77
Phoenix to Grand Rapids American, Alaska, United $324
Phoenix to Minneapolis - St Paul American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, Sun Country, United $104
Phoenix to South Bend American, United $362
Phoenix to St Louis American, Alaska, Frontier, United $238
Phoenix to Madison American, Alaska, Frontier, United $204
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 $208
Phoenix to Washington American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Sun Country, United $244
Phoenix to Columbus American, Alaska, Frontier, United $383
Phoenix to Cincinnati American, Alaska, Frontier, United $188
Phoenix to Bloomington - Normal American, Alaska, United $310
Phoenix to Charlotte American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, United $237
Phoenix to Nashville American, Alaska, Frontier, United $261
Phoenix to Las Vegas Boutique, American, Alaska, United $184
Phoenix to Houston American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $204
Phoenix to Boston American, Alaska, JetBlue, Sun Country, United $270

Cheap International Flights from Phoenix - PHX

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Phoenix to Toronto Boutique, American, Air Canada, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, Sun Country, United, WestJet $334

Cheap Domestic Flights to Chicago - CHI

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Tucson to Chicago American, Alaska, United $341
Yuma to Chicago American $485
Grand Canyon to Chicago American $477
Prescott to ChicagoCheck Dates
Tucson to Milwaukee American, Alaska, United $347

Cheap International Flights to Chicago - CHI

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Mexicali to Chicago American, AeroMexico, United $708
Cheap Flights from Phoenix to Chicago, IL, United States, from $81 Round trip from PHX to CHI