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Chicago to Phoenix Last modified: Mar 24, 2020 5:10 -04:00

We've scanned 48,195,047,545 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Phoenix. Frontier & Spirit frequently offer the best deals to Phoenix flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

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Sat 2/15
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Major Airlines
Sat 2/15
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Tue 2/18
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How Much is a Flight from Chicago to Phoenix?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Chicago to Phoenix, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $132.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Chicago to Phoenix?

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 think FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for tickets from Chicago to Phoenix 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 Chicago to Phoenix?

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $147 $133
7-14 days $105 $143
14-21 days $97 $148
21-30 days $125 $148
30-60 days $106 $153
60-90 days $106 $159
90+ days $134 $192

Cheapest Day To Fly from Chicago to Phoenix

We've examined 57,595,778,181 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Chicago to Phoenix is Monday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

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Compare Flight Prices from Chicago to Phoenix 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 Chicago to Phoenix flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
February Chicago Phoenix United 2/24/20 2/26/20 0 $97
March Chicago Phoenix Spirit 3/3/20 3/10/20 0 $125
April Chicago Phoenix Frontier 4/6/20 4/22/20 0 $106
May Chicago Phoenix Frontier 5/4/20 5/20/20 0 $130
June Chicago Phoenix American 6/2/20 6/10/20 0 $193
July Chicago Phoenix American 7/21/20 8/4/20 0 $157
August Chicago Phoenix American 8/1/20 8/4/20 0 $157
September Chicago Phoenix Major Airlines 9/2/20 9/6/20 1 $215

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Chicago to Phoenix

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

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Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Chicago to Phoenix

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 Chicago to Phoenix is $191.

The average price for direct flights from Chicago to Phoenix is $224.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Chicago to Phoenix - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 02:05 15:33
Frontier 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 02:40 02:40
United 5 5 5 5 5 6 5 03:20 15:46
Major Airlines 6 6 6 6 5 5 7 01:55 16:30

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Chicago to Phoenix

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 Chicago to Phoenix. 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 Chicago to Phoenix is $139.

The average price for round trip flights from Chicago to Phoenix is $198.

Chicago to Phoenix Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Chicago to Phoenix?
Answer: The average Chicago to Phoenix flight time is 3 hours and 50 minutes.
Question: How far is Phoenix from Chicago?
Answer: The distance from Chicago to Phoenix is 1,436 miles (2,311 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from Chicago to Phoenix?
Answer: There are 138 direct flights from Chicago to Phoenix.
Question: What are the most popular Chicago airlines for direct flights from Chicago to Phoenix?
Answer: American Airlines provides 40% of the non-stop flights between Chicago and Phoenix.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Chicago to Phoenix?
Answer: Los Angeles, CA

Airlines in Chicago flying to Phoenix Last modified: Mar 24, 2020 5:10 -04:00Number of routes searched: 392Number of itineraries searched: 7,628,080

Wondering which airlines fly out of Chicago to Phoenix? We've gathered the average price of Chicago airlines with flights to Phoenix. 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.

Chicago to Phoenix
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American -
Frontier -
Spirit -
United -
American ABQ
American ATL
American AUS
American BOI
Air Canada YUL
Air Canada YVR
Air Canada YYC
Air Canada YYZ
Alaska ANC
Alaska PDX
Alaska SEA
Alaska SFO
JetBlue BOS
JetBlue FLL
JetBlue JFK
Major Airlines ATL
Major Airlines DTW
Major Airlines MSP
Major Airlines CVG
Major Airlines JFK
Frontier DEN
Frontier LAS
Spirit DFW
Sun Country MSP
United DEN
United EWR
United IAD
United IAH

Chicago to Phoenix Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Chicago and Phoenix. 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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