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Cheap Flights from Phoenix to Chicago, IL, United States - PHX to CHI Last modified: Jun 30, 2016 7:35 PM

Popular flights from Phoenix to Chicago Last modified: Jun 30, 2016 7:35 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.

American
PHXCHI
Tue 8/23
nonstop
CHIPHX
Tue 8/30
nonstop
$137
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American
PHXCHI
Tue 8/23
nonstop
CHIPHX
Wed 8/31
nonstop
$137
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American
PHXCHI
Wed 8/24
nonstop
CHIPHX
Wed 8/31
nonstop
$137
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Frontier
PHXCHI
Tue 8/23
nonstop
CHIPHX
Sat 8/27
nonstop
$147
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Frontier
PHXCHI
Tue 8/23
nonstop
CHIPHX
Tue 8/30
nonstop
$147
Select
Frontier
PHXCHI
Tue 8/23
nonstop
CHIPHX
Wed 8/31
nonstop
$147
Select
Frontier
PHXCHI
Tue 8/23
nonstop
CHIPHX
Wed 9/7
nonstop
$147
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Frontier
PHXCHI
Wed 8/24
nonstop
CHIPHX
Wed 8/31
nonstop
$147
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United
PHXCHI
Wed 8/31
nonstop
CHIPHX
Sat 9/3
nonstop
$149
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United
PHXCHI
Tue 9/13
nonstop
CHIPHX
Tue 9/20
nonstop
$149
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Spirit
PHXCHI
Fri 10/28
1 stop
CHIPHX
Tue 11/15
1 stop
$270
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Alaska
PHXCHI
Tue 10/11
1 stop
CHIPHX
Tue 10/25
1 stop
$322
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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 $166.

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 $247 $296
7-14 days $227 $224
14-21 days $219 $224
21-30 days $198 $220
30-60 days $137 $157
60-90 days $147 $157
90+ days $137 $176

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
$194 $137 $137 $170 $189 $147 $187

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
June Phoenix Chicago United 6/30/16 7/14/16 1 $730
July Phoenix Chicago Frontier 7/23/16 8/9/16 0 $198
August Phoenix Chicago American 8/23/16 8/30/16 0 $137
September Phoenix Chicago Frontier 9/7/16 9/13/16 0 $147
October Phoenix Chicago Frontier 10/4/16 10/5/16 0 $147
November Phoenix Chicago American 11/1/16 11/15/16 0 $137
December Phoenix Chicago Frontier 12/3/16 12/10/16 0 $147
January Phoenix Chicago Frontier 1/6/17 1/10/17 0 $193

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
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
$248
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
$248 $293
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
$293 $253
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
$253 $219
31 1 2 3 4 5 6
$219 $198
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
$198

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 $241.

The average price for non-stop flights from Phoenix to Chicago is $144.

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 00:45 18:56
Frontier 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 06:15 06:15
United 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 10:45 14:21

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 $99.

The average price for round trip flights from Phoenix to Chicago is $217.

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 75% of the non-stop flights between Phoenix and Chicago.

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 $297
Phoenix to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, Sun Country, United $211
Phoenix to Detroit American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United $165
Phoenix to Atlanta American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $199
Phoenix to Indianapolis American, Alaska, Frontier, United $261
Phoenix to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $81
Phoenix to Grand Rapids American, Alaska, Frontier, United $342
Phoenix to Minneapolis - St Paul American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, Sun Country, United $188
Phoenix to South Bend American, United $404
Phoenix to St Louis American, Alaska, Frontier, United $278
Phoenix to Madison American, Alaska, Frontier, United $391
Phoenix to Denver American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $71
Phoenix to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Spirit, United, Great Lakes $77
Phoenix to Cleveland American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United $221
Phoenix to Washington American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Sun Country, United $261
Phoenix to Columbus American, Alaska, United $334
Phoenix to Cincinnati American, Alaska, Frontier, United $167
Phoenix to Bloomington - Normal American, United $344
Phoenix to Charlotte American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, United $306
Phoenix to Nashville American, Alaska, Frontier, United $329
Phoenix to Las Vegas American, United $199
Phoenix to Houston American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $299
Phoenix to Boston American, Alaska, JetBlue, Sun Country, United $297

Cheap International Flights from Phoenix - PHX

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Phoenix to Toronto American, Air Canada, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Sun Country, United, WestJet $379

Cheap Domestic Flights to Chicago - CHI

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Tucson to Chicago American, Alaska, United $350
Yuma to Chicago American, Alaska $351
Grand Canyon to Chicago American, Alaska $302
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, Volaris $539
Cheap Flights from Phoenix to Chicago, IL, United States, from $137 Round trip from PHX to CHI