Flights from Memphis to Chicago, United States

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Memphis to Chicago Last modified: Sep 19, 2023 11:32 -04:00

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

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How Much is a Flight from Memphis to Chicago?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Memphis to Chicago, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $232.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Memphis to Chicago?

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 Memphis to Chicago 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 Memphis to Chicago?

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $402 $410
7-14 days $338 $310
14-21 days $291 $260
21-30 days $260 $217
30-60 days $209 $166
60-90 days $209 $176
90+ days $158 $166

Cheapest Day To Fly from Memphis to Chicago

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

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
September Memphis Chicago American 9/28/23 10/7/23 0 $416
October Memphis Chicago American 10/30/23 10/31/23 1 $166
November Memphis Chicago American 11/23/23 11/24/23 1 $166
December Memphis Chicago American 12/31/23 1/3/24 0 $168
January Memphis Chicago American 1/3/24 1/4/24 0 $158
February Memphis Chicago Major Airlines 2/1/24 2/5/24 1 $279
March Memphis Chicago Major Airlines 3/20/24 4/3/24 1 $279
April Memphis Chicago Major Airlines 4/3/24 4/16/24 1 $279

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Memphis to Chicago

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

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 Memphis to Chicago is $321.

The average price for direct flights from Memphis to Chicago is $336.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Memphis to Chicago - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 5 5 5 5 5 3 5 00:55 14:12
United 4 4 4 4 4 2 3 01:15 13:15

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Memphis to Chicago

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 Memphis to Chicago. 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 Memphis to Chicago is $129.

The average price for round trip flights from Memphis to Chicago is $298.

Memphis to Chicago Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Memphis to Chicago?
Answer: The average Memphis to Chicago flight time is an hour and 52 minutes.
Question: How far is Chicago from Memphis?
Answer: The distance from Memphis to Chicago is 491 miles (790 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from Memphis to Chicago?
Answer: There are 58 direct flights from Memphis to Chicago.
Question: What are the most popular Memphis airlines for direct flights from Memphis to Chicago?
Answer: American Airlines provides 56% of the non-stop flights between Memphis and Chicago.

Memphis to Chicago Airports

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