Flights from Chicago to Buffalo, United States

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Chicago to Buffalo, New York Last modified: Feb 6, 2023 22:36 -05:00

We've scanned 2,472 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Buffalo, New York. 00 & !! frequently offer the best deals to Buffalo, New York flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

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CHIBUF
Wed 3/8
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BUFCHI
Sat 3/11
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$165
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CHIBUF
Tue 3/7
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BUFCHI
Tue 3/21
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$179

How Much is a Flight from Chicago to Buffalo, New York?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Chicago to Buffalo, New York, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $193.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Chicago to Buffalo, New York?

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 Buffalo, New York 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 Buffalo, New York?

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $198 $345
7-14 days $280 $334
14-21 days $189 $224
21-30 days $165 $224
30-60 days $215 $248
60-90 days $167 $320
90+ days $204 $320

Cheapest Day To Fly from Chicago to Buffalo, New York

We've examined 4,944 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Chicago to Buffalo, New York is Wednesday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$188$175$165$168$192$215$243

Compare Flight Prices from Chicago to Buffalo, New York 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 Buffalo, New York flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
February Chicago Buffalo, New York !! 2/22/23 2/27/23 0 $189
March Chicago Buffalo, New York 00 3/8/23 3/11/23 0 $165
April Chicago Buffalo, New York 00 4/13/23 4/17/23 0 $168
May Chicago Buffalo, New York 00 5/2/23 5/9/23 0 $187
June Chicago Buffalo, New York 00 6/7/23 6/12/23 0 $258
July Chicago Buffalo, New York 00 7/3/23 7/6/23 0 $259
August Chicago Buffalo, New York 00 8/1/23 8/5/23 0 $288
September Chicago Buffalo, New York 00 9/2/23 9/5/23 0 $258

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Chicago to Buffalo, New York

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$217
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$217 $222
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$222 $227
26 27 28 1 2 3 4
$227 $192

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Chicago to Buffalo, New York

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 Buffalo, New York is $224.

The average price for direct flights from Chicago to Buffalo, New York is $222.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Chicago to Buffalo, New York.

Weekly Direct Flights from Chicago to Buffalo, New York - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 4 4 4 4 4 3 4 03:50 17:10
United 4 4 4 4 4 3 4 02:45 12:55

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Chicago to Buffalo, New York

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 Buffalo, New York. 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 Buffalo, New York is $165.

The average price for round trip flights from Chicago to Buffalo, New York is $235.

Chicago to Buffalo, New York Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Chicago to Buffalo, New York?
Answer: The average Chicago to Buffalo, New York flight time is an hour and 35 minutes.
Question: How far is Buffalo, New York from Chicago?
Answer: The distance from Chicago to Buffalo, New York is 471 miles (758 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from Chicago to Buffalo, New York?
Answer: There are 54 direct flights from Chicago to Buffalo, New York.
Question: What are the most popular Chicago airlines for direct flights from Chicago to Buffalo, New York?
Answer: American Airlines provides 50% of the non-stop flights between Chicago and Buffalo, New York.

Chicago to Buffalo, New York Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Chicago and Buffalo, New York. 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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