Cheap Flight Deals From Fairbanks (FAI) to Chicago (CHI) Starting at $168

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Airfares from $168 One Way, $342 Round Trip from Fairbanks to Chicago

Prices starting at $342 for return flights and $168 for one-way flights to Chicago were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

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Cheap Flights from Fairbanks to Chicago

Fairbanks Airport Information

Alaska's greater Fairbanks area is served by Fairbanks International Airport, which is conveniently located just six miles southwest of the downtown area. Use Orbitz.com to book cheap flights from Fairbanks, and you will be able to select from many domestic and international airlines.

Airport Parking in Fairbanks

Parking is simple at Fairbanks airport. There are three lots to choose from, including the long- and short-term lots located in front of the terminals and the economy lot located on the east ramp along University Avenue South. Rates are $13 per day or $84 per week in the short-term lot, $10 per day or $65 per week in the long-term lot and $3 per day in the economy lot. The maximum allowable stay is 30 days.

Ground Transportation in Fairbanks

Airlink Services provides scheduled shuttle service between the airport and downtown Fairbanks at a reasonable rate. The most economical way to get into the city is by taking the Metropolitan Area Commuter System (MACS) bus, with an adult fare of $1.50 per trip. There are also several taxi companies that offer transportation to and from downtown Fairbanks, or you can hire a private car service. If you booked your discount air tickets through Orbitz.com, you will have saved enough money to cover the cost.

Restaurants in Fairbanks

Food service is limited at the Fairbanks airport, but there are some options available. Jazzman's Café offers beverages, pastries, salads and sandwiches, while the Bush Pilot Lounge offers salads and sandwiches as well as pizza and chicken wings and a full-service bar. Enjoy your travels, wherever they may take you, and remember to use Orbitz.com the next time you need to find cheap flights from Fairbanks.

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.

Frequently asked questions

Am I able to catch a flight from Fairbanks to Chicago now?
If you’re baffled about travel restrictions and quarantine requirements when getting a flight from Fairbanks to Chicago, go right to our Covid-19 Travel Advisor.
Are there non-stop flights from Fairbanks to Chicago?
Yes, you can jet from Fairbanks Intl. Airport (FAI) to ORD with American Airlines, the only airline that offers direct services on this route.
What is the shortest flight from Fairbanks to Chicago?
With the trip from Fairbanks to Chicago taking a minimum of 7 hours and 13 minutes, you’ll have enough time to sit back and enjoy the experience. Order an in-flight wine and settle into your seat with a novel or movie.
What airlines fly from Fairbanks to Chicago most frequently?
American Airlines is the most frequent airline servicing the Fairbanks to Chicago route. Choose from 21 flights each month with this carrier.
If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Chicago?
We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it’s good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans to Chicago have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you’ll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.
Are there flights to Chicago with flexible change policies?
In most cases you’ll have the option to reschedule your flight to Chicago without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the “no change fees” filter and book with confidence.
What is the cheapest day of the week to fly?
Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2021 shows that Monday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Tuesday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.
What is the cheapest month to fly?
We won’t keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data from 2021, the cheapest month to fly is February. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a break from it all in the shortest month of the year. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly is during the height of summer in July, and in the holiday month of December.*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2021. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

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