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Fares from $117 One Way, $254 Round Trip from Chicago to Lexington

Prices starting at $254 for return flights and $117 for one-way flights to Lexington were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

More About Flying To Lexington from Chicago

Route Information for Flights from Chicago to Lexington

Origin Airport IATA CodeCHI
Destination Airport IATA CodeLEX
Distance323 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesAmerican Airlines, Alaska Airlines, JAL, Aer Lingus, ANA, Lufthansa, Air New Zealand, United Airlines, British Airways
Earliest Flight Arrival6:05PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival1:10AM UTC

Flights Review

Dec 29, 2019

Good job

Dec 22, 2019

Great flight

Dec 16, 2019

The tiny seats are getting ridiculous. I’m 140lbs and I’m too big for comfort. Other than that, my mother needed a wheelchair to help her to the connecting flight and the staff were more than accommodating. They’re very much appreciated.

Feb 4, 2018

My suitcase didn’t make it after my flights. Not sure if it was delayed out of Minneapolis because of Super Bowl traffic or a delay in Chicago, but it didn’t make it to Lexington until 6:37 pm the next day. Luckily I had a few overnight items with me, but it was still an inconvenience.

Traveling from Chicago to Lexington

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.

Flying into Lexington's Blue Grass Airport

Find discount flights to Lexington through Orbitz.com. Serviced by six airlines-AirTran, Allegiant, American Eagle, Delta, United and US Airways-it's easy to find affordable domestic or international flights into Blue Grass Airport. Located at 4000 Terminal Drive in Lexington, KY, the airport is four miles from downtown and within a short drive of most major attractions.

Ground Transportation to and From BGA

Many hotels provide free shuttle or bus service to and from the airport. Taxis can be found at the airport as well and cost approximately $2.50 per traveled mile. Increased charges apply to groups larger than four people. Orbitz.com can also be used to arrange for a rental car. The following five companies have hubs at the airport: Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Hertz and National.

Weather in Lexington

Lexington has four seasons, but the autumn and spring are sunnier and warmer than further north in the United States. Winter temps range from 23º to 39º F, and there is often sparse snowfall in January and February. Rain spurts followed by sunny weather occur often in spring and summer.

Seeing Lexington's Sights

It wouldn't be Kentucky without several equine-themed attractions. With the help of Orbitz.com, you can find discounted prices to the city's top sights. Lexington's Kentucky Horse Park can be found just north of the city and hosts over 50 breeds of horses. An on-site museum tracks the evolution of the species as well as its evolving role in man's life. The Thoroughbred Center is also nearby, with tours and demonstrations available. Lexington has a number of important historical sites as well, such as the Mary Todd-Lincoln House and Waveland, a preserved plantation. There are plenty of opportunities for Orbitz.com to help you save on more than just flights to Lexington.

Flights from Chicago to Lexington - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Chicago to Lexington?

Have your credit card at the ready, because there are two carriers that operate nonstop flights from Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.) to Lexington, KY (LEX-Blue Grass). Lock in a fantastic deal with United Airlines or American Airlines.

What is the shortest flight from Chicago to Lexington?

If the weather is good and there are no delays, you could be flying into Lexington, KY (LEX-Blue Grass) from Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.) in as little as 1 hour and 13 minutes. With such a short flight time, think about taking just hand luggage.

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

Take a look at United Airlines (UA). This airline offers some of the most frequent flights from Chicago, IL Airport (ORD-OHare Intl.) to Lexington, KY Airport (LEX-Blue Grass). It operates 101 services on this route every month and is a favorite with travelers. If you need a few more options, look up the ticket prices with American Airlines (AA), which has 69 flights from Chicago (and vicinity) to Lexington (and vicinity) every month.

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

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 Lexington 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 Lexington with flexible change policies?

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