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Chicago to Fairbanks Flights

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Selected fares from Chicago to Fairbanks

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
CHI FAI Wed, Aug 6 - Sun, Aug 17 $851
CHI FAI Thu, Nov 20 - Sun, Nov 30 $884

Chicago and Fairbanks airports and terminals

Airports in Chicago IL, US
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  • 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 ORD to FAI

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal 1 United Airlines
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Airports in Fairbanks AK, US
map of airports in Fairbanks
  • 1

    Fairbanks International Airport (FAI)

    Distance from City Center: 4.6 miles

    Carriers for flights from CHI to FAI

    Carriers
    United Airlines
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Cheap flights from Chicago to Fairbanks

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Featured Fairbanks Airport Hotels

Hotel only $199

Alpine Lodge Fairbanks Alaska

3 stars
3.8 / 5 35 reviews

4920 Dale Rd Map

...Great Location only 0.25 miles from Fairbanks International Airport.... Complimentary Continental Breakfast Airport-Train depo shuttle service Newest full service lodging and Restaurant.... More

Hotel only $195

Pikes Waterfront Lodge

3 stars
4.0 / 5 105 reviews

1850 Hoselton Rd. Map

Located in Fairbanks on the Chena River and just minutes from the airport Pikes Waterfront Lodge features baclonies -beautiful meeting spaces -Aveda aromatherapy bath products and a comfortable... More

Hotel only $149

Fairbanks Princess Riverside Lodge

3 stars
4.2 / 5 14 reviews

4477 Pikes Landing Rd. Map

...Additional amenities include a business center, espresso bar, free airport shuttle, fitness center, steam room, guest laundry, on site security and wake-up service.... Located in FAI-Fairbanks... More

Hotel only $94

Extended Stay America - Fairbanks - Old Airport Way

2 stars
3.1 / 5 26 reviews

4580 Old Airport Road Map

At Extended Stay America, only 4.5 miles from Fairbanks, guests find a friendly home away from home, whether they stay a day, a week or a month. Free grab and go breakfast, onsite laundry... More

Hotel only $143

BEST WESTERN PLUS Chena River Lodge

3 stars
4.2 / 5 86 reviews

1255 TVSA Way Map

Save 5% on your stay

...The Fairbanks International Airport is also only a couple miles away from this Alaska hotel.... This Alaska hotel offers friendly service and modern accommodations all within minutes of the... More

Hotel only $179

Sophie Station Suites

3 stars
4.4 / 5 11 reviews

1717 University Ave Map

...Situated just a mile from the Fairbanks International Airport within walking distance to shopping and dining Sophie Station Suites is surrounded by lovely gardens in the summer and lit up with... More

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Lowest roundtrip airfare in August from Chicago to Fairbanks

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Aug 28 Chicago (ORD) Fairbanks (FAI) Alaska Airlines $809
Earn $8.09
Return Fri, Sep 5 Fairbanks (FAI) Chicago (ORD) Alaska Airlines
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Find Cheap Flights from Chicago to Fairbanks

Airports in Chicago

The city of Chicago is primarily served by two international airports. Travelers looking for low-fare flights from Chicago can use Orbitz.com to find flights from both O'Hare and Midway. O'Hare International Airport is located approximately 17 miles northwest of downtown Chicago. Midway International Airport is located on the city's southwest side, approximately eight miles from Chicago's Loop. O'Hare serves as a hub for American Airlines and United Airlines, and Midway is a hub for Southwest Airlines.

Chicago Airport Parking

Daily, hourly, and valet parking are available at O'Hare. Rates vary from $2.00 to $10.00 per hour. An economy parking lot is also available at a rate of $2.00 per hour. Similar parking options and rates apply at Midway.

Chicago Airport Transportation

There are numerous transportation options for getting to and from both O'Hare and Midway. O'Hare can be accessed via regional trains, buses, and local mass transit lines. The CTA Blue Line offers a fast and convenient transportation option to and from this airport. Midway is served by the CTA Orange Line. Car rental services are available at both airports, and travelers can quickly book car rental services at either airport using Orbitz.com.

Chicago Airport Restaurants

Both O'Hare and Midway offer a variety of restaurant options for travelers. Restaurants located in both airports include Starbuck's Coffee, Chicago Style Hot Dogs, McDonald's, Auntie Anne's, Chili's, Cinnabon, and Dunkin Donuts, making it easy for visitors to grab a quick breakfast, snack, or meal. By using Orbitz.com, travelers can quickly and easily find low-fare flights from Chicago.

Fairbanks, AK Airport Information

Orbitz.com makes it easy to find cheap flights to Fairbanks by comparing rates so you can choose the best options. Fairbanks International Airport is the major air service provider for Fairbanks and its surrounding communities. It is located at 6450 Airport Way and is about three miles from downtown Fairbanks. Airlines provide domestic and international flights to and from the airport, including Alaska, Bettles Air, Delta, Frontier, Wright Air, Warbelow's Air Ventures, and several more. Orbitz.com works with these airlines to bring you the best rates available.

Transportation From the Airport

Ground transportation is provided by rental cars, shuttles, public transportation, and taxis. Taxi rates range between $15 and $20 to downtown; taxis are available outside the main terminal. The Metropolitan Area Commuter System is a public bus that transports passengers to downtown Fairbanks for $1.50, but the bus takes longer than a taxi. Car rental prices vary by company and vehicle, but Orbitz.com allows you to prearrange your rental when you book your airline tickets.

Fairbanks Weather Information

Winter weather in Alaska is typically very cold, with high temperatures averaging around 10 degrees Fahrenheit. Summer high temperatures are quite pleasant, and are usually in the low 70s. In most months, Fairbanks receives less than an inch of precipitation, but in June and July it receives about two inches each month.

Fairbanks Activity Information

Fairbanks is host to many attractions and activities, including the Fountainhead Antique Auto Museum, Running Reindeer Ranch, Aurora Ice Museum, El Dorado Gold Mine, and several more. When searching for cheap flights to Fairbanks on Orbitz.com, you will be presented with several low-cost attractions and activities to enjoy while in Fairbanks.

Interesting facts about flights from Chicago to Fairbanks

    • 1 direct flights are operating from Chicago to Fairbanks today.
    • Today's average time for a direct flight is 6h 25m.
    • United Airlines flight 1602 (11:00 AM GMT, Boeing 737-800 Passenger) is today's earliest available flight from Chicago to Fairbanks.
    • United Airlines flight 1602 (11:00 AM GMT, Boeing 737-800 Passenger) is today's latest available flight from Chicago to Fairbanks.
    • Today's shortest direct flight from Chicago to Fairbanks (United Airlines flight 1602, Boeing 737-800 Passenger) takes 6h 25m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from Chicago to Fairbanks (United Airlines flight 1602, Boeing 737-800 Passenger) takes 6h 25m.
    • Flights from Midway Airport (MDW), O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) are available for this route.

Aircraft options between Chicago and Fairbanks

Equipment Carrier
Boeing 737-700 Passenger United Airlines
Boeing 737-800 Passenger United Airlines