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Chicago to Tampa Last modified: Sep 18, 2019 3:24 -04:00

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

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Major Airlines
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How Much is a Flight from Chicago to Tampa?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Chicago to Tampa, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $106.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Chicago to Tampa?

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 Tampa 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 Tampa?

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $172 $133
7-14 days $133 $133
14-21 days $95 $138
21-30 days $133 $147
30-60 days $97 $119
60-90 days $105 $117
90+ days $94 $117

Cheapest Day To Fly from Chicago to Tampa

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 Tampa is Sunday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

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Compare Flight Prices from Chicago to Tampa 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 Tampa flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
September Chicago Tampa American 9/25/19 10/8/19 1 $121
October Chicago Tampa United 10/5/19 10/8/19 0 $97
November Chicago Tampa American 11/18/19 11/20/19 0 $109
December Chicago Tampa American 12/10/19 12/11/19 0 $97
January Chicago Tampa American 1/7/20 1/8/20 0 $97
February Chicago Tampa American 2/1/20 2/4/20 0 $97
March Chicago Tampa American 3/2/20 3/5/20 0 $121
April Chicago Tampa American 4/11/20 4/18/20 0 $145

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Chicago to Tampa

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

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$145 $133
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$133 $97
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$97 $148
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Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Chicago to Tampa

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 Tampa is $198.

The average price for direct flights from Chicago to Tampa is $195.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Chicago to Tampa - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 03:29 14:17
Frontier 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 02:50 02:50
Spirit 1 0 0 1 1 1 1 06:29 08:50
United 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 03:00 12:58
Major Airlines 4 4 4 4 4 4 5 01:05 16:25

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Chicago to Tampa

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 Tampa. 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 Tampa is $89.

The average price for round trip flights from Chicago to Tampa is $187.

Chicago to Tampa Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Chicago to Tampa?
Answer: The average Chicago to Tampa flight time is 2 hours and 39 minutes.
Question: How far is Tampa from Chicago?
Answer: The distance from Chicago to Tampa is 998 miles (1,606 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from Chicago to Tampa?
Answer: There are 79 direct flights from Chicago to Tampa.
Question: What are the most popular Chicago airlines for direct flights from Chicago to Tampa?
Answer: Major Airlines provides 36% of the non-stop flights between Chicago and Tampa.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Chicago to Tampa?
Answer: Detroit, MI

Airlines in Chicago flying to Tampa Last modified: Sep 18, 2019 3:24 -04:00Number of routes searched: 288Number of itineraries searched: 3,443,274

Wondering which airlines fly out of Chicago to Tampa? We've gathered the average price of Chicago airlines with flights to Tampa. 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 Tampa
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American -
Frontier -
Spirit -
United -
American CLT
American DCA
American DFW
American MIA
Alaska SEA
JetBlue BOS
JetBlue JFK
Major Airlines ATL
Major Airlines DTW
Major Airlines MSP
Major Airlines CVG
Major Airlines JFK
Frontier DEN
Frontier LAS
Spirit ATL
Spirit BWI
Spirit DFW
Spirit FLL
Sun Country MSP
United CLE
United DEN
United EWR
United EYW

Chicago to Tampa Airports

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