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Cheap Flights from Tampa to Chicago, IL, United States - TPA to CHI Last modified: May 24, 2016 7:50 AM

Popular flights from Tampa to Chicago Last modified: May 24, 2016 7:50 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 26, 2016 Aug 29, 2016 $870
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jul 4, 2016 Jul 6, 2016 $187
Spirit Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 24, 2016 Sep 2, 2016 $157
Aug 24, 2016 Aug 27, 2016 $157
Aug 24, 2016 Aug 31, 2016 $157
Aug 26, 2016 Aug 29, 2016 $157
Aug 31, 2016 Sep 3, 2016 $157
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 1, 2016 Aug 11, 2016 $167
Aug 4, 2016 Aug 11, 2016 $167
Aug 5, 2016 Aug 12, 2016 $167
Aug 8, 2016 Aug 12, 2016 $167
Aug 8, 2016 Aug 11, 2016 $167

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Tampa to Chicago (TPA to CHI)?

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

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Tampa to Chicago (TPA to CHI)?

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

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $277 $320
7-14 days $217 $219
14-21 days $247 $220
21-30 days $197 $230
30-60 days $177 $210
60-90 days $167 $210
90+ days $157 $210

Cheapest Day To Fly from Tampa to Chicago

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$167 $167 $167 $167 $167 $182 $202

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Tampa to Chicago

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Tampa Chicago American 5/25/16 6/1/16 0 $277
June Tampa Chicago Spirit 6/22/16 6/29/16 0 $197
July Tampa Chicago Spirit 7/20/16 7/27/16 0 $177
August Tampa Chicago Spirit 8/24/16 8/27/16 0 $157
September Tampa Chicago Spirit 9/2/16 9/5/16 0 $157
October Tampa Chicago Spirit 10/1/16 10/5/16 0 $157
November Tampa Chicago Spirit 11/9/16 11/13/16 0 $157
December Tampa Chicago Spirit 12/1/16 12/4/16 0 $157

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
$292
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$292 $217
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$217 $278
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$278 $222
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$222 $232
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
$232

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Tampa to Chicago (TPA to CHI)

Your Tampa 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 Tampa to Chicago is $497.

The average price for non-stop flights from Tampa to Chicago is $182.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Tampa to Chicago
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 07:05 14:24
Spirit 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 10:50 10:50
United 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 06:10 16:25

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Tampa to Chicago (TPA 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 Tampa 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 Tampa to Chicago is $171.

The average price for round trip flights from Tampa to Chicago is $459.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Orlando to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United $135
Ft Lauderdale to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United $119
Jacksonville to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $239
West Palm Beach to Chicago American, Spirit, United $174
Ft Myers to Chicago American, Spirit, United $177
Sarasota - Bradenton to Chicago American, United $486
Gainesville to Chicago American $381
Tallahassee to Chicago American, JetBlue, United $369
Daytona Beach to Chicago American, JetBlue $337
Melbourne to Chicago American $337
Valdosta to ChicagoCheck Dates
Ft Lauderdale to Atlanta American, Spirit $90
Orlando to Milwaukee American, Frontier, United $108
Orlando to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $165
Tampa to Milwaukee American, Alaska, United $291
Tampa to Atlanta American, Spirit $81
Orlando to Atlanta American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United $64
Orlando to Detroit American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United $108
Ft Lauderdale to Milwaukee American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $304
Orlando to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United $88
Tampa to New York American, JetBlue, United $221
Orlando to Indianapolis American, Alaska, Frontier, United $108
Jacksonville to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $179
Ft Lauderdale to New York American, JetBlue, Spirit, United, Virgin America $137
Tampa to Detroit American, JetBlue, Spirit, United $141
Tampa to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Spirit, United $167
Orlando to South Bend American, United $338
Ft Myers to Milwaukee American, United $358
Jacksonville to Milwaukee American, United $373
West Palm Beach to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue $183

Airlines Flying from Tampa to Chicago (TPA to CHI) Number of flights searched: 269Last modified: May 24, 2016 7:50 AM

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

Tampa to Chicago
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American - X X X X X X X
American MIA X X X X X X X
Delta MSP X X X X X X X
Spirit - X X X X
Spirit DFW X X X X X X X
United - X X X X X X X
United IAD X X X X X X X
Southwest - X X X X X X X
Southwest BNA X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Tampa and Chicago, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Tampa to Chicago Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Tampa to Chicago?
Answer: The average Tampa to Chicago flight time is 2 hours and 53 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Tampa and Chicago?
Answer: The distance from Tampa to Chicago is 1012 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Tampa to Chicago?
Answer: There are 46 direct flights from Tampa to Chicago.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Tampa to Chicago?
Answer: United Airlines provides 45% of the non-stop flights between Tampa and Chicago.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Tampa to Chicago?
Answer: Atlanta, GA
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