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Fares from $18 One Way, $35 Round Trip from Chicago to Gainesville

Prices starting at $35 for return flights and $18 for one-way flights to Gainesville 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 Gainesville from Chicago

Flights from Chicago to Gainesville - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Chicago to Gainesville?

There are no direct flights on this route. But Delta Air Lines, Aeromexico and Virgin Atlantic can get you from Chicago, IL Airport (MDW-Midway Intl.) to Gainesville, FL Airport (GNV-Gainesville Regional) with just one stopover.

What is the shortest flight from Chicago to Gainesville?

If conditions are good and there are no unexpected hiccups, you could be stepping off the plane at Gainesville, FL Airport (GNV-Gainesville Regional) from Chicago, IL Airport (MDW-Midway Intl.) in only 2 hours and 54 minutes. With such a quick flight time, think about bringing just hand luggage.

Route Information for Flights from Chicago to Gainesville

Origin Airport IATA CodeCHI
Destination Airport IATA CodeJAX
Distance1006 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesAmerican Airlines, Alaska Airlines, ANA, Brussels Airlines, Air New Zealand, United Airlines, Spirit Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival4:58PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival2:07AM UTC

Flights Review

Feb 3, 2020

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Nov 25, 2019

Free water and soda .Good lawd. Stop nickle and diming people to death and make all inclusive . It looks tacky.

Jan 28, 2019

Your planes and staff are phenomenal !!

Sep 16, 2018

On time and friendly staff

Sep 13, 2018

The flight was delayed by an hour.

Apr 17, 2018

Ext trip I will watch out for economy flight which restricted luggage, etc and will avoid flying on that aircraft. Even T window seat there was no room to move

Jan 19, 2018

Slight delay at connection in Chicago, but was to my advantage since gates were a very long ways apart. ( different terminals also )

Find Cheap Flights from Chicago to Gainesville

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.

Airport in Gainesville, Florida

Flights to Gainesville, Florida, are easy to come by when using Orbitz.com. The site helps travelers find the cheapest domestic and international flights and book hotels or car rentals, so everything is ready as soon as you land. Gainesville Regional Airport is the primary airport serving this location. Several major airlines fly in and out frequently. These include American Airlines, Delta, Silver Airways, United, and US Airways.

Transportation From Gainesville Regional Airport

There are several modes of transportation travelers can choose from when leaving the airport. Taxi and limo services are available, as well as public bus transportation. Travelers can also use Orbitz.com to find discount car rentals from one of several main providers. Avis, Enterprise, and Hertz are just a few of the rental car companies available.

Weather in Gainesville

The average temperature for Gainesville annually is 68 °F. Generally, the temperature never reaches freezing levels, and tourists can be found in the city May through October for the warm temperatures and wide array of activities.

Activities in Gainesville

Although not located on the ocean, there is still plenty to enjoy in Gainesville for vacationers and visitors. Golf courses abound, including the luxurious Haile Plantation Golf and Country Club. For families or those looking for a bit more culture, there is the Florida Museum of Natural History and the Kanapaha Botanical Gardens. The city is also just a couple of hours from many of Florida's major cities, including Orlando and Jacksonville, so many vacationers get flights to Gainesville through Orbitz.com and make the drive to popular destinations from there.

^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.