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Fares from $39 One Way, $77 Round Trip from Chicago to Buffalo

Prices starting at $77 for return flights and $39 for one-way flights to Buffalo 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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Route Information for Flights from Chicago to Buffalo

Origin Airport IATA CodeCHI
Destination Airport IATA CodeBUF
Distance471 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesAmerican Airlines, Qatar Airways, Air Canada, Alaska Airlines, Iberia, ANA, Air New Zealand, United Airlines, British Airways, Gulf Air
Earliest Flight Arrival3:10PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival2:03AM UTC

Flights Review

Feb 23, 2020

Couldn’t get on wifi on the flight

Dec 1, 2019

Flight attendant was the absolute nicest !!

Oct 4, 2018

I like United.

Sep 28, 2018

Great crew and flight!

Aug 3, 2018

Our flight out to Buffalo, NY was exactly as hoped - uneventful.

Jul 21, 2018

Did not get free checked bags

Apr 5, 2018

Very friendly and helpful staff.

Feb 7, 2018

There were problems- 1st flight was delayed, so nearly missed 2nd lag of flight. But staff was helpful.

Flying from Chicago to Buffalo

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.

Cheap Flights to Buffalo

Travelers make their way to Buffalo, NY, for a number of reasons. Whatever those reasons might be, Orbitz.com can help you find the best deals on cheap flights to Buffalo. Buffalo Niagara International Airport (BNIA) is the major airport in this area and is located at 4200 Genesee Street in Cheektowaga, NY, which is approximately 10 miles from downtown. There are 110 daily flights that pass through BNIA. Orbitz.com allows you to look at the airfares of multiple flights at once to help make your travel plans a breeze.

Transportation From BNIA

Travelers have a variety of transportation options to get from the airport. Orbitz.com can assist you with booking a shuttle bus or rental car to take you to your destination after landing. The airport is serviced by rental car companies, such as Alamo, Hertz, Dollar, National and others. Taxis, limousines or public transportation are also available from the airport.

Buffalo Weather Information

Buffalo is known for its cold and snowy winters and warm and sunny summers. Temperatures are typically mild during the spring and fall months.

Buffalo's Major Attractions

The city has several popular major attractions, with Niagara Falls being the favorite. Buffalo also has a number of galleries, parks, landmarks and other attractions. Let Orbitz.com help you locate cheap flights to Buffalo.

Flights from Chicago to Buffalo - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Chicago to Buffalo?

The excellent news is, there are. United Airlines and American Airlines are a couple of carriers that will take you right from Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.) to Buffalo, NY (BUF-Buffalo Niagara Intl.).

What is the shortest flight from Chicago to Buffalo?

It can be as a short and sweet as 1 hour and 30 minutes. If you're a firm believer that your vacation hours should be spent 'vacationing' rather than flying, you'll enjoy the flight from Chicago to Buffalo.

What airlines fly from Chicago (and vicinity) to Buffalo (and vicinity) most frequently?

United Airlines (UA) is one of the carriers with the most flights from Chicago, IL Airport (ORD-OHare Intl.) to Buffalo, NY Airport (BUF-Buffalo Niagara Intl.). It offers 107 services on this route every month. Taking off on a vacation is one of life's greatest pleasures, and this airline will get you to your destination quickly and safely. Alternatively, lock in your favorite seat with American Airlines (AA). You'll have 92 monthly flights between Chicago (and vicinity) and Buffalo (and vicinity) to select from with this carrier.

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

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 Buffalo 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 Buffalo with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Buffalo 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 2019 shows that Tuesday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Monday. 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 February. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a fresh start to the new year. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly isn't the height of summer, as most people assume, but the festive month of December.

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 2019 saved over 50% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2019. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on Orbitz.com from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.