Flights from Chicago to Memphis, United States

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Chicago to Memphis Last modified: Sep 19, 2023 12:10 -04:00

We've scanned 109,155,000 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Memphis. American & United frequently offer the best deals to Memphis flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

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How Much is a Flight from Chicago to Memphis?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Chicago to Memphis, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $203.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Chicago to Memphis?

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 Memphis 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 Memphis?

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $446 $464
7-14 days $312 $310
14-21 days $302 $288
21-30 days $230 $217
30-60 days $158 $166
60-90 days $219 $217
90+ days $158 $166

Cheapest Day To Fly from Chicago to Memphis

We've examined 215,181,508 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Chicago to Memphis is Wednesday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

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Compare Flight Prices from Chicago to Memphis 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 Memphis flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
September Chicago Memphis American 9/30/23 10/4/23 0 $446
October Chicago Memphis American 10/30/23 10/31/23 1 $166
November Chicago Memphis American 11/23/23 11/24/23 0 $158
December Chicago Memphis American 12/30/23 1/4/24 0 $209
January Chicago Memphis American 1/3/24 1/6/24 0 $158
February Chicago Memphis Major Airlines 2/9/24 2/13/24 1 $300
March Chicago Memphis United 3/1/24 3/4/24 0 $320
April Chicago Memphis United 4/4/24 4/7/24 0 $426

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Chicago to Memphis

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Chicago to Memphis. 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 Memphis

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 Memphis is $276.

The average price for direct flights from Chicago to Memphis is $295.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Chicago to Memphis - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 5 5 5 5 5 3 5 01:55 15:15
United 4 4 4 4 4 3 3 03:00 16:05

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Chicago to Memphis

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 Memphis. 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 Memphis is $131.

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

Chicago to Memphis Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Chicago to Memphis?
Answer: The average Chicago to Memphis flight time is an hour and 43 minutes.
Question: How far is Memphis from Chicago?
Answer: The distance from Chicago to Memphis is 491 miles (790 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from Chicago to Memphis?
Answer: There are 59 direct flights from Chicago to Memphis.
Question: What are the most popular Chicago airlines for direct flights from Chicago to Memphis?
Answer: American Airlines provides 55% of the non-stop flights between Chicago and Memphis.

Chicago to Memphis Airports

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