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Buffalo to Chicago Flights

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Selected fares from Buffalo to Chicago

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
BUF CHI Sat, Dec 13 - Mon, Dec 15 $199
BUF CHI Mon, Dec 22 - Tue, Dec 30 $199
BUF CHI Sat, Dec 13 - Mon, Dec 15 $213
BUF CHI Sat, Dec 13 - Mon, Dec 15 $216
BUF CHI Sat, Dec 13 - Mon, Dec 15 $369

Buffalo and Chicago airports and terminals

Airports in Buffalo NY, US
map of airports in Buffalo
  • 1

    Buffalo Niagara Int'l (BUF)

    Distance from City Center: 8.4 miles

    Carriers for flights from BUF to CHI

    Carriers
    American Airlines, Qatar Airways, US Airways, United Airlines
  • 2

    Niagara Falls International (IAG)

    Distance from City Center: 15.6 miles

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Airports in Chicago IL, US
map of airports in Chicago
  • 1

    Midway Airport (MDW)

    Distance from City Center: 9.5 miles

  • 2

    O'Hare Airport (ORD)

    Distance from City Center: 15.1 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from BUF to ORD

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal 1 US Airways, United Airlines
    Terminal 2 US Airways, United Airlines
    Terminal 3 American Airlines, Qatar Airways, US Airways
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Cheap flights from Buffalo to Chicago

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Prices are round trip per person (conditions apply)

Featured Chicago Airport Hotels

Hotel only $79

Hilton Chicago O'Hare Airport

4 stars
3.9 / 5 128 reviews

O'Hare International Airport Map

Rate Includes Breakfast

...This O'Hare airport hotel is located in Terminal 2 and is within walking distance to all O'Hare Airport's domestic terminals.... More

Hotel only $120

Holiday Inn Express & Suites CHICAGO-MIDWAY AIRPORT

3 stars
4.1 / 5 43 reviews

6500 South Cicero Avenue Map

Exceptional Hotel Near Chicago Midway Airport Searching for hotels near the best sights in downtown Chicago?... More

Hotel only $118

Hilton Garden Inn Chicago/Midway Airport

3 stars
3.7 / 5 15 reviews

6530 S. Cicero Avenue Map

Complimentary wired and Wi-Fi Internet Access

...Advance Purchase Rate online!The Hilton Garden Inn Chicago Midway Airport in Chicago is located on the Midway Hotel Center campus just two blocks south of the Chicago Midway Airport and the... More

Hotel only $118

Hampton Inn Chicago-Midway Airport

2 stars
3.8 / 5 17 reviews

6540 S. Cicero Ave. Map

Free On The HouseT hot breakfast, Wi-Fi

...And no matter what time your flight got in or is going out, we're here to pick you up or drop you off.... land here and let your vacation take off...welcome to the Hampton Inn Chicago-Midway... More

Hotel only $159

Chicago Marriott Midway

3 stars
3.7 / 5 7 reviews

6520 South Cicero Avenue Map

Rate includes breakfast

Perfect for business travel and weekend getaways, the renovated Marriott Chicago Midway is just two blocks from MDW airport and offers a free 24-hr shuttle.... More

Hotel only $87

Sheraton Chicago O'Hare Airport Hotel

4 stars
4.0 / 5 115 reviews

6501 North Mannheim Road Map

Save 15% on your stay, Breakfast Included

...Complimentary shuttle service to and from O'Hare Airport is available 24 hours a day.... Our all-suite hotel is conveniently located minutes from O'Hare International Airport, Donald E. Stephens... More

December

Cheapest weekend flights in December from Buffalo to Chicago

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Dec 13 Buffalo (BUF) Chicago (ORD) United Airlines $199
Earn $1.99
Return Mon, Dec 15 Chicago (ORD) Buffalo (BUF) United Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in December from Buffalo to Chicago

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Mon, Dec 22 Buffalo (BUF) Chicago (ORD) American Airlines $199
Earn $1.99
Return Tue, Dec 30 Chicago (ORD) Buffalo (BUF) American Airlines

Best one-week trip in December from Buffalo to Chicago

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Dec 25 Buffalo (BUF) Chicago (ORD) United Airlines $213
Earn $2.13
Return Thu, Jan 1 Chicago (ORD) Buffalo (BUF) United Airlines
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January

Cheapest weekend flights in January from Buffalo to Chicago

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Jan 3 Buffalo (BUF) Chicago (ORD) US Airways $257
Earn $2.57
Return Sun, Jan 4 Chicago (ORD) Buffalo (BUF) US Airways

Lowest roundtrip airfare in January from Buffalo to Chicago

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Jan 1 Buffalo (BUF) Chicago (ORD) American Airlines $208
Earn $2.08
Return Thu, Jan 8 Chicago (ORD) Buffalo (BUF) American Airlines

Best one-week trip in January from Buffalo to Chicago

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Jan 1 Buffalo (BUF) Chicago (ORD) American Airlines $208
Earn $2.08
Return Thu, Jan 8 Chicago (ORD) Buffalo (BUF) American Airlines
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February

Cheapest weekend flights in February from Buffalo to Chicago

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Feb 19 Buffalo (BUF) Chicago (ORD) US Airways $256
Earn $2.56
Return Sun, Feb 22 Chicago (ORD) Buffalo (BUF) US Airways

Lowest roundtrip airfare in February from Buffalo to Chicago

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Feb 5 Buffalo (BUF) Chicago (ORD) United Airlines $208
Earn $2.08
Return Sun, Mar 8 Chicago (ORD) Buffalo (BUF) United Airlines
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Flights to Chicago

Buffalo Niagara International Airport

With more than 100 flights taking off from its runways every day, the Buffalo Niagara International Airport is the most popular airport for people living in the area. Orbitz.com can help you find flights from Buffalo that leave any day and reach any destination of your choosing. The airport is less than 10 miles from the Buffalo city limits and around a 30-minute drive from downtown. Delta, jetBlue, United, and American Airlines are just a few of the carriers offering international and domestic flights from this airport.

Getting to the Airport

In addition to driving, the Buffalo Niagara International Airport offers several other transportation options. Taxis and limousines let you skip the long-term parking and get to the airport quickly. Renting a limo might cost more than $100, while a taxi ride can cost $20 or less. Several shuttles depart from local hotels, such as the Holiday Inn and the Hyatt Regency. Even if you do not stay at the hotel, some hotels will let you ride the shuttle for a small fee.

Parking Your Vehicle

The Buffalo Niagara International Airport has several long-term parking areas. The cost ranges from $10 to $13 per day, depending on the lot. The preferred long-term parking area charges $78 for one week, while the other lots charge $50-55 for a week of parking.

Restaurants at the Airport

If you have some free time available, you can have a drink or get a snack from one of the on-site restaurants before getting in the air. The Coffee Beanery, Lake Erie Grille, Jake's Bistro & News, and Blue Zone are a few of the more popular options. Orbitz.com can make planning your trip easier by helping you find great and inexpensive flights from Buffalo.

Airports in Chicago

Chicago O'Hare International Airport is located on West O'Hare, approximately 18 miles from downtown Chicago. It has hubs for every major airline that offers flights to Chicago, including American Airlines, British Airways and JetBlue. The Chicago Midway International Airport is located on South Cicero Avenue, approximately 12 miles from downtown Chicago. Seven airlines service Midway airport, including Air Tran, Delta and Southwest Airlines. Orbitz.com searches flights arriving at both airports so you get the best prices.

Transportation from the Airport

Both airports offer public transportation via Chicago's elevated train system. The tickets cost $2.25, or you can purchase an all-day pass for $5.75. Taxi services are also available from both airports. Cab fares to downtown Chicago range from $35 to $45. If you want to rent a car for the duration of your stay, Orbitz.com can reserve a vehicle for you. Both airports have onsite rental car facilities.

Weather in Chicago

Summer temperatures in Chicago range from 66 to 84 degrees Fahrenheit, and the temperatures during the winter months range from 18 to 35 degrees Fahrenheit. Chicago is prone to heavy snowfall during the winter months, so most vacationers travel to Chicago during the summer. However, if you use Orbitz.com and schedule your trip during the off-peak travel season, it's easy to find cheap flights to Chicago.

Highlights and Attractions

Orbitz.com not only helps you find cheap flights to Chicago, but can also help you purchase tickets to the Sears Tower or make reservations for guided city tours.

Interesting facts about flights from Buffalo to Chicago

    • 12 direct flights are operating from Buffalo to Chicago today.
    • Today's average time for a direct flight is 1h 59m.
    • American Airlines flight 4293 (12:55 AM GMT, Embraer 175) is today's earliest available flight from Buffalo to Chicago.
    • American Airlines flight 3215 (2:05 PM GMT, Canadair Regional Jet 700) is today's latest available flight from Buffalo to Chicago.
    • Today's shortest direct flight from Buffalo to Chicago (United Airlines flight 226, Airbus Industrie A319) takes 1h 52m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from Buffalo to Chicago (American Airlines flight 4293, Embraer 175) takes 2h 5m.
    • Flights from Buffalo Niagara Int'l (BUF), Niagara Falls International (IAG) to Midway Airport (MDW), O'Hare Airport (ORD) are available for this route.