Cheap Flight Deals From Chicago (CHI) to Knoxville (TYS) Starting at $162

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Airfares from $162 One Way, $161 Round Trip from Chicago to Knoxville

Prices starting at $161 for return flights and $162 for one-way flights to Knoxville were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

Knoxville economy flight packages

The Oliver Hotel
The Tennessean Personal Luxury Hotel
Crowne Plaza Hotel Knoxville Downtown University, an IHG Hotel
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Route Information for Flights from Chicago to Knoxville

Origin Airport IATA Code CHI
Destination Airport IATA Code TYS
Distance 475 mi
Direct Flight Airlines American Airlines, Air Canada, JAL, Alaska Airlines, ANA, Air New Zealand, United Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival 3:21PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival 3:26AM UTC

Traveling from Chicago to Knoxville

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.

Knoxville Airport Information

Visitors coming to the Knoxville area usually fly into the McGhee Tyson Airport, just 14 miles south of the city. When you use Orbitz.com to book cheap flights to Knoxville, you will be able to choose from all of the major airlines that serve the airport, including Allegiant, American Airlines, Delta, Frontier, United and US Airways.

Ground Transportation in Knoxville

Knoxville doesn't offer much in the way of public transportation, but you will have your choice of shuttle vans, taxis and private car and limousine services to take you to your final destination. Orbitz.com can help you choose a rental car to get around while you are in the Knoxville area. You can also use Orbitz to book a hotel that offers free shuttle service to and from the airport.

Knoxville Area Weather Information

Knoxville winters can be chilly, with temperatures in the 20s, 30s and 40s, so make sure to pack a winter jacket or fleece to keep you warm. Summers are warm, with temperatures ranging from the high 60s to the high 80s. July usually sees the highest average rainfall, so be sure to pack a lightweight rain slicker or umbrella to keep you dry.

What to Do in Knoxville

Knoxville combines small-town Southern charm with the fun and activities you would expect to find in a big city. You can spend your time playing golf, visiting museums or touring some of the area's historical landmarks, but be sure not to miss the area's famous festivals and celebrations. Some of the city's most popular events include the Boomsday, Rossini and Dogwood Arts festivals and the Knoxville Brewers Jam. Enjoy your time in the city, and remember to use Orbitz.com the next time you want to book cheap flights to Knoxville.

Frequently asked questions

Am I able to catch a flight from Chicago to Knoxville now?
Check out the Covid-19 Travel Advisor for the most up-to-date info on quarantine requirements and travel restrictions when catching a flight from Chicago to Knoxville.
Are there non-stop flights from Chicago to Knoxville?
Start packing your bags, because there are a couple of carriers that offer direct flights from O’Hare Airport to Knoxville Airport. Check out the deals with United Airlines and American Airlines.
What is the shortest flight from Chicago to Knoxville?
The trip from Chicago to Knoxville can be as quick as 2 hours and 30 minutes. With a short and sweet flight time like this, why not book a spontaneous getaway?
What airlines fly from Chicago to Knoxville most frequently?
United Airlines (UA) is one of the airlines with the most flights from O’Hare Airport to TYS. It offers 121 services each month on this route. Escaping on vacation is one of life’s biggest pleasures, and this carrier will get you to your destination quickly and safely. Alternatively, book your favorite seat with American Airlines (AA). You’ll have 82 monthly flights between Chicago and Knoxville to take your pick of with this airline.
If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Knoxville?
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 Knoxville 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 Knoxville with flexible change policies?
In most cases you’ll have the option to reschedule your flight to Knoxville 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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