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Airfares from $31 One Way, $61 Round Trip from Chicago to Fort Lauderdale

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Route Information for Flights from Chicago to Fort Lauderdale

Origin Airport IATA Code CHI
Destination Airport IATA Code FLL
Distance 1199 mi
Direct Flight Airlines American Airlines, Qatar Airways, Air Canada, JAL, Aer Lingus, Copa Airlines, Air New Zealand, United Airlines, Gol, Alaska Airlines, Frontier Airlines, SA AVIANCA, Iberia, ANA
Earliest Flight Arrival 1:27PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival 2:14AM UTC

Traveling from Chicago to Fort Lauderdale

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.

Fort Lauderdale Airport Information

Use Orbitz.com to purchase your air ticket for cheap flights to Fort Lauderdale or its neighboring airports. The Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood Airport (100 Aviation Boulevard) is located roughly six miles from downtown and serves most major airlines. The Miami International Airport is just 27 miles south of Fort Lauderdale, and the Palm Beach International Airport is located 50 miles north.

Ground Transportation in Fort Lauderdale

Most Fort Lauderdale hotels have free shuttle service, and you can also use the Tri-Rail or Broward County public bus system. Most visitors take a cab, use the share-a-ride system or hire a private car service to get to their final destination. If you are going on a cruise, expect to spend anywhere from $12 to $70, depending on the port you need to get to and the transportation option you choose. If you want to be able to get around while you're in the area, use Orbitz.com to find deals from local rental car companies.

Fort Lauderdale Weather

South Florida can get uncomfortably warm in the summer, but Fort Lauderdale's coastal location ensures year-round balmy breezes. Expect temperatures in the 50s and 60s during the winter months or 80s and 90s during the summer. Think twice before booking a trip to the area during hurricane season, which is usually early fall.

Things to do in Fort Lauderdale

Life in Fort Lauderdale usually revolves around the beach. You can charter a boat to go deep-sea fishing, rent a jet ski or go parasailing. Head to Los Olas Boulevard when the sun goes down for some high-end dining, live music and dancing. Don't forget to use Orbitz.com on your next trip to find some cheap flights to Fort Lauderdale.

Flights from Chicago to Fort Lauderdale - Frequently Asked Questions

Am I able to catch a flight from Chicago to Fort Lauderdale now?

Check out the Covid-19 Travel Advisor for the most useful info on travel restrictions and quarantine requirements when flying from Chicago to Fort Lauderdale.

Are there non-stop flights from Chicago to Fort Lauderdale?

There are, so you'll only need to remember one flight number. Take your pick of 4 airlines that advertise direct services from Chicago, IL Airport (ORD-O'Hare Intl.) to Fort Lauderdale - Hollywood Intl. Airport, including:

  • United Airlines
  • Spirit Airlines
  • American Airlines
  • JetBlue
What is the shortest flight from Chicago to Fort Lauderdale?

It can take just 2 hours and 57 minutes to jet from ORD to Fort Lauderdale - Hollywood Intl. Airport (FLL). Take a seat and enjoy those window views, because you'll be stepping off the plane in a flash.

What airlines fly from Chicago to Fort Lauderdale most frequently?

With a good selection of airlines traveling between Chicago and Fort Lauderdale, you'll have your pick of excellent deals. The airlines servicing this route the most frequently are: United Airlines - (UA) with 139 flights every month Spirit Airlines - (NK) with 91 flights every month American Airlines - (AA) with 60 flights every month JetBlue - (B6) with 30 flights every month

If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Fort Lauderdale?

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 Fort Lauderdale 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 Fort Lauderdale with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Fort Lauderdale 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 2020 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 the cheapest month to fly is August. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a break from it all before the weather changes. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly is the height of summer, with ticket prices peaking in the month of June.

How can I save money on flights?

To really save big on your next vacation, think outside the box. Select two different airlines or fare types for your return trip and you'll generally get a much better deal. Those who tried this on Orbitz in 2020 saved up to 45% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2020. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

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