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Fares from $79 One Way, $157 Round Trip from Chicago to Birmingham

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Route Information for Flights from Chicago to Birmingham

Origin Airport IATA CodeCHI
Destination Airport IATA CodeBHM
Distance584 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesAmerican Airlines, United Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival4:41PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival8:49PM UTC

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Flights from Chicago to Birmingham

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.

Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport

If you love to travel, use Orbitz.com to book budget flights to Birmingham, the largest city in Alabama. Birmingham is serviced by the Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport. The airport is located five miles northeast of downtown Birmingham. Over three million passengers pass through the airport each year. The airport also handles 301 aircraft operations each day. American Airlines, Delta, American Eagle, Southwest Airlines, United Express, SkyWest Airlines, and US Airways all operate at the Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport.

Transportation at Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport

Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport offers over 5,000 parking spaces for travelers. Hourly, short term and long term parking spaces are available. Hourly parking is $1 an hour or $24 per day. The daily parking rate is $12 per day. A complimentary shuttle service transports passengers to the parking lots. Ground transportation at the airport includes rental cars, taxis, and shuttle services. A taxi ride into the city center should cost about $15 and take 25 minutes.

Weather in Birmingham

Birmingham generally has a warm climate. The average temperatures in the summer settle in the mid-80s. Spring temperatures average in the mid-70s, while fall temperatures average in the mid-60s. Winters can get very cold with average temperatures in the mid-40s.

Attractions in Birmingham

Birmingham offers a variety of attractions for visitors. The Birmingham Civil Rights Institute is popular among visitors as it was dedicated to chronicling the civil rights movement that started in the Birmingham area. Several museums are located in the city, including the Birmingham Museum of Art and the Southern Museum of Flight. Always choose Orbitz.com when booking flights to Birmingham.

Flights from Chicago to Birmingham - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Chicago to Birmingham?

There sure are, which is terrific news if you're not a big fan of switching planes en route. United Airlines and American Airlines operate direct flights from Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.) to Birmingham, AL (BHM-Birmingham Intl.).

What is the shortest flight from Chicago to Birmingham?

It can take just 1 hour and 43 minutes to travel from Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.) to Birmingham, AL (BHM-Birmingham Intl.). Settle in and enjoy the service, because you’ll be disembarking before you know it.

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

The airlines that have the most frequent flights between Chicago, IL Airport (ORD-OHare Intl.) and Birmingham, AL Airport (BHM-Birmingham Intl.) include United Airlines (UA). This well-known option operates 86 flights on the route every month. If you can't find the right flight for you there, look up the fares with American Airlines (AA). This carrier is a terrific alternative and offers 46 flights between Chicago (and vicinity) and Birmingham (and vicinity) monthly.

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

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 Birmingham 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 Birmingham with flexible change policies?

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