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Flights from St Louis to Chicago, United States Last modified: Oct 1, 2016 3:23 -04:00

St Louis to Chicago Last modified: Oct 1, 2016 3:23 -04:00

We've scanned 25,105,116,481 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from St Louis to Chicago. American frequently offer the best deals on St Louis to Chicago flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

American
STLCHI
Sat 10/15
nonstop
CHISTL
Tue 10/18
nonstop
$231
Select
American
STLCHI
Tue 10/25
nonstop
CHISTL
Tue 10/25
nonstop
$231
Select
American
STLCHI
Tue 10/25
nonstop
CHISTL
Sat 10/29
nonstop
$231
Select
American
STLCHI
Wed 10/26
nonstop
CHISTL
Wed 10/26
nonstop
$231
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American
STLCHI
Wed 10/26
nonstop
CHISTL
Wed 11/9
nonstop
$231
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How Much is a Flight from St Louis to Chicago?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from St Louis to Chicago, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $237.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from St Louis to Chicago?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we thinking FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for tickets from St Louis to Chicago based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should I book tickets from St Louis to Chicago?

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from St Louis to Chicago.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $381 $487
7-14 days $231 $427
14-21 days $231 $342
21-30 days $231 $322
30-60 days $231 $307
60-90 days $231 $297
90+ days $237 $359

Cheapest Day To Fly from St Louis to Chicago

We've examined 25,112,504,041 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from St Louis to Chicago is Tuesday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$242 $231 $231 $242 $237 $231 $242

Compare Flight Prices from St Louis to Chicago by Month

Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for St Louis to Chicago flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
October St Louis Chicago American 10/15/16 10/18/16 0 $231
November St Louis Chicago American 11/1/16 11/2/16 0 $231
December St Louis Chicago American 12/27/16 1/11/17 0 $231
January St Louis Chicago American 1/7/17 1/21/17 0 $242
February St Louis Chicago American 2/2/17 2/19/17 0 $237
March St Louis Chicago American 3/18/17 3/25/17 0 $253
April St Louis Chicago American 4/14/17 4/16/17 0 $253
May St Louis Chicago American 5/4/17 5/4/17 0 $286

Cheap Last Minute Flights from St Louis to Chicago

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from St Louis to Chicago. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
$382
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
$382 $231
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
$231 $250
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
$250 $253
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
$253 $242
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
$242

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from St Louis to Chicago

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose 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 St Louis to Chicago is $327.

The average price for direct flights from St Louis to Chicago is $248.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from St Louis to Chicago - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 7 7 7 7 7 5 7 05:00 19:20
United 9 10 9 9 9 7 6 05:30 18:50
Southwest 7 7 7 7 7 5 6 06:50 20:55

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from St Louis to Chicago

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 St Louis 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 St Louis to Chicago is $127.

The average price for round trip flights from St Louis to Chicago is $250.

St Louis to Chicago Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from St Louis to Chicago?
Answer: The average St Louis to Chicago flight time is an hour and 15 minutes.
Question: How far is Chicago from St Louis?
Answer: The distance from St Louis to Chicago is 251 miles (403 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from St Louis to Chicago?
Answer: There are 151 direct flights from St Louis to Chicago.
Question: What are the most popular St Louis airlines for direct flights from St Louis to Chicago?
Answer: United Airlines provides 38% of the non-stop flights between St Louis and Chicago.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from St Louis to Chicago?
Answer: Detroit, MI

Airlines in St Louis flying to Chicago Last modified: Oct 1, 2016 3:23 -04:00Number of routes searched: 66Number of itineraries searched: 167,010

Wondering which airlines fly out of St Louis to Chicago? We've gathered the average price of St Louis airlines with flights to Chicago. Different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary showing which days of the week individual carriers offer flights for the next 30 days.

St Louis to Chicago
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American -
United -
Air Choice One BRL
Air Choice One DEC
American CLE
American CLT
American DCA
American DFW
Alaska SEA
Delta ATL
Delta DTW
Delta MSP
Delta CVG
Delta SLC
United DEN
United EWR
United IAD
United IAH

St Louis to Chicago Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in St Louis and Chicago. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

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