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Chicago to Fort Lauderdale Last modified: May 21, 2022 12:59 -04:00

We've scanned 48,876 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Fort Lauderdale. Spirit & !! frequently offer the best deals to Fort Lauderdale flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Spirit
CHIFLL
Fri 8/19
nonstop
FLLCHI
Mon 8/29
nonstop
!!
CHIFLL
Fri 8/19
1 stop
FLLCHI
Mon 8/29
1 stop
AeroMexico
CHIFLL
Tue 5/31
2 stops
FLLCHI
Sun 6/5
2 stops
$328
United
CHIFLL
Tue 5/31
nonstop
FLLCHI
Sun 6/5
nonstop
$468

How Much is a Flight from Chicago to Fort Lauderdale?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Chicago to Fort Lauderdale, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $200.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Chicago to Fort Lauderdale?

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 Fort Lauderdale 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 Fort Lauderdale?

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $354 $239
7-14 days $184 $210
14-21 days $184 $210
21-30 days $309 $289
30-60 days $681 $707
60-90 days $82 $91
90+ days $388 $608

Cheapest Day To Fly from Chicago to Fort Lauderdale

We've examined 97,650 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Chicago to Fort Lauderdale is Friday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$259$255$239$289$82$184$87

Compare Flight Prices from Chicago to Fort Lauderdale 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 Fort Lauderdale flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Chicago Fort Lauderdale Spirit 5/29/22 6/2/22 1 $87
June Chicago Fort Lauderdale Spirit 6/4/22 6/11/22 0 $184
July Chicago Fort Lauderdale Spirit 7/15/22 7/23/22 0 $681
August Chicago Fort Lauderdale Spirit 8/19/22 8/29/22 0 $82
September Chicago Fort Lauderdale Spirit 9/2/22 9/6/22 0 $314
October Chicago Fort Lauderdale Frontier 10/28/22 10/30/22 0 $388
November Chicago Fort Lauderdale Frontier 11/11/22 11/19/22 0 $309
December Chicago Fort Lauderdale JetBlue 12/16/22 12/18/22 0 $184

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Chicago to Fort Lauderdale

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
$385
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$385 $309
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$309 $466
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$466 $289
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$289 $334
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
$334

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Chicago to Fort Lauderdale

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 Fort Lauderdale is $340.

The average price for direct flights from Chicago to Fort Lauderdale is $285.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Chicago to Fort Lauderdale - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 02:00 13:35
United 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 02:45 14:30

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Chicago to Fort Lauderdale

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 Fort Lauderdale. 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 Fort Lauderdale is $259.

The average price for round trip flights from Chicago to Fort Lauderdale is $284.

Chicago to Fort Lauderdale Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Chicago to Fort Lauderdale?
Answer: The average Chicago to Fort Lauderdale flight time is 3 hours and 8 minutes.
Question: How far is Fort Lauderdale from Chicago?
Answer: The distance from Chicago to Fort Lauderdale is 1,183 miles (1,903 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from Chicago to Fort Lauderdale?
Answer: There are 42 direct flights from Chicago to Fort Lauderdale.
Question: What are the most popular Chicago airlines for direct flights from Chicago to Fort Lauderdale?
Answer: United Airlines provides 66% of the non-stop flights between Chicago and Fort Lauderdale.

Chicago to Fort Lauderdale Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Chicago and Fort Lauderdale. 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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Cheap Flights from Chicago to Fort Lauderdale