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Route Information for Flights from Chicago to Sarasota

Origin Airport IATA Code CHI
Destination Airport IATA Code TPA
Distance 1013 mi
Direct Flight Airlines American Airlines, Qatar Airways, JAL, Air Canada, LOT - Polish Airlines, Copa Airlines, SWISS, Air New Zealand, United Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Qantas, ANA, Brussels Airlines, Spirit Airlines, Gulf Air
Earliest Flight Arrival 2:49PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival 3:39AM UTC

Plan Your Trip from Chicago to Sarasota

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.

Flights to Sarasota

The Sarasota Bradenton International Airport, located at 6000 Airport Circle, Sarasota, FL, serves the passengers of Delta, AirTran, jetBlue, US Airways and Air Canada airlines. By using the search features at Orbitz.com, travelers can find budget flights to Sarasota without hiring a travel planner. Downtown is just six miles south of the airport, while the city of Bradenton is ten miles to the north, making travel to and from the facilities fast and relatively inexpensive.

Going to and From Sarasota Bradenton International Airport

For those who want to drive during their stay, rental cars are available through Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz, National and Thrifty. Free shuttles may be available through your hotel or airline, although the public bus also offers affordable rides at just $1.50 per person. Taxis and other hired cars are available on an individual basis. The typical fare for traveling from the airport to downtown is $40.

The Weather in Sarasota

By and large, the seasons are good to travelers in Sarasota, though reading through the reviews at Orbitz.com may help people decide when to schedule certain events. The year-round temperature averages 72 degrees, but the temps can reach into the 90s during the summer months or dip into the chilly 40s or 50s during the coldest parts of the year. However, snow in Sarasota is an anomaly.

Sarasota Sights and Entertainment

Sarasota is a focal point for cultural arts and conservation in Florida. Each year the Sarasota Orchestra hosts a three-week music festival that draws people in from around the world. Students from Florida State University complete their master's training at the Asolo Conservatory there, and several theater, opera and ballet houses fill the city. The city is also home to the Mote Marine Laboratory and Sarasota Jungle Gardens, which attract nature lovers from across Florida and beyond. While Orbitz.com is crafty at finding the best flights to Sarasota, travelers can also use it to book accommodations and get discounts for the city's top attractions.

Flights from Chicago to Sarasota - Frequently Asked Questions

Am I able to catch a flight from Chicago to Sarasota now?

If you're wondering about travel restrictions and quarantine requirements when catching a flight from Chicago to Sarasota, check out the Covid-19 Travel Advisor.

Are there non-stop flights from Chicago to Sarasota?

You can travel directly from O'Hare Intl. Airport (ORD) to Tampa Airport, so get set to kiss those annoying flight connections goodbye. Enjoy a hassle-free journey with one of the 4 carriers that'll take you straight to Sarasota. Your options include:

  • United Airlines
  • American Airlines
  • Spirit Airlines
  • Frontier Airlines
What is the shortest flight from Chicago to Sarasota?

The quickest flight from ORD to Sarasota-Bradenton Intl. Airport (SRQ) is 3 hours and 20 minutes. Bring something extra to keep you amused, like a gripping book or some playing cards.

What airlines fly from Chicago to Sarasota most frequently?

With a decent range of airlines flying between ORD and Tampa, FL Airport (TPA-Tampa Intl.), you'll have your choice of terrific deals. The carriers servicing this route the most frequently are: United Airlines - (UA) with 139 flights every month American Airlines - (AA) with 91 flights every month Spirit Airlines - (NK) with 60 flights every month Frontier Airlines - (F9) with 13 flights every month

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

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 Sarasota 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 Sarasota with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Sarasota 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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