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Cheap Flights from Tampa to Chicago, IL, United States - TPA to CHI

Popular flights from Tampa 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.

American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Apr 28, 2016 Apr 30, 2016 $107
Frontier Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 2, 2016 Mar 8, 2016 $68
Spirit Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Apr 6, 2016 Apr 12, 2016 $94
Apr 15, 2016 Apr 18, 2016 $94
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Apr 27, 2016 Apr 30, 2016 $103
Apr 28, 2016 Apr 30, 2016 $103

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 $114.

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 $127 $189
7-14 days $97 $161
14-21 days $68 $156
21-30 days $116 $170
30-60 days $94 $157
60-90 days $94 $155
90+ days $132 $168

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
$132 $132 $68 $97 $94 $116 $162

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
February Tampa Chicago Spirit 2/25/16 2/29/16 0 $97
March Tampa Chicago Frontier 3/2/16 3/8/16 0 $68
April Tampa Chicago Spirit 4/6/16 4/12/16 0 $94
May Tampa Chicago Spirit 5/6/16 5/9/16 0 $97
June Tampa Chicago Spirit 6/1/16 6/8/16 0 $177
July Tampa Chicago Spirit 7/13/16 7/20/16 0 $207
August Tampa Chicago Spirit 8/26/16 8/29/16 0 $177
September Tampa Chicago Spirit 9/3/16 9/5/16 0 $177

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
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
$137
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
$137 $97
28 29 1 2 3 4 5
$97 $116
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
$116 $141
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
$141 $179
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
$179

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 $187.

The average price for non-stop flights from Tampa to Chicago is $105.

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 06:55 17:25
Frontier 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 07:40 07:40
Spirit 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 14:34 14:34
United 4 4 4 4 4 5 4 06:00 21:07

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 $63.

The average price for round trip flights from Tampa to Chicago is $105.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Orlando to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United $76
Ft Lauderdale to Chicago American, JetBlue, Spirit, United $107
Jacksonville to Chicago American, JetBlue, United $309
West Palm Beach to Chicago American, Spirit, United $188
Ft Myers to Chicago American, Frontier, Spirit, United $81
Sarasota - Bradenton to Chicago American, United $195
Gainesville to Chicago American, United $296
Tallahassee to Chicago American, JetBlue, United $301
Daytona Beach to Chicago American, JetBlue $251
Melbourne to Chicago American $250
Valdosta to ChicagoCheck Dates
Ft Lauderdale to Atlanta American, Spirit, United $77
Orlando to Milwaukee American, Frontier, United $128
Orlando to New York American, JetBlue, Spirit, United $150
Tampa to Milwaukee American, United $284
Tampa to Atlanta American, Spirit, United $78
Orlando to Atlanta American, Alaska, Spirit, United $81
Orlando to Detroit American, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United $137
Ft Lauderdale to Milwaukee American, United $283
Orlando to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $78
Tampa to New York American, JetBlue, United $185
Orlando to Indianapolis American, Frontier, United $143
Jacksonville to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $161
Ft Lauderdale to New York American, JetBlue, Spirit, United, Virgin America $80
Tampa to Detroit American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United $113
Tampa to Dallas - Ft Worth American, JetBlue, Spirit, United $78
Orlando to South Bend American, United $289
Ft Myers to Milwaukee American, Frontier, United $138
Jacksonville to Milwaukee American, United $288
West Palm Beach to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue $143

Airlines Flying from Tampa to Chicago (TPA to CHI)

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
Frontier - X X X X X X X
Spirit - X X X X X X X
Spirit ATL 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 ATL 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 56 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 64 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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