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Route Information for Flights from Memphis to Chicago

Origin Airport IATA Code MEM
Destination Airport IATA Code CHI
Distance 491 mi
Direct Flight Airlines American Airlines, Qatar Airways, JAL, Air Canada, Aer Lingus, Air New Zealand, United Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Royal Jordanian, Iberia, ANA, Lufthansa, Gulf Air, British Airways
Earliest Flight Arrival 1:41PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival 1:06AM UTC

Fly from Memphis to Chicago

Chicago is an all-American city that should be on every traveler's list. Impressive architecture, trendy local neighborhoods, world-class museums, shopping and more are just two hours away from Memphis International Airport (MEM) by air.


Chicago has entertainment and activities for every traveler. If you're into museums, check out the Field Museum of Natural History, Adler Planetarium and the Art Institute of Chicago. Children will enjoy the Museum of Science and Industry. If you like shopping, Michigan Avenue is lined with designer stores as well as children's favorites like the Disney Store and American Girl Store. For sports lovers, book tickets to see the Cubs or the Chicago Bulls. You can also venture to some of Chicago's famous ethnic neighborhoods like Chinatown or Little Italy.

Hints and tips

Chicago lives up to its nickname as the Windy City, and these winds can make the city s winter low temperatures in the teens feel much colder. If you fly from Memphis to Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) in summer, prepare for warm temperatures of 80 degrees Fahrenheit or more. Both the city s major airports, O'Hare and Midway International Airport (MDW), are well connected by public buses and trains. Travelers come from all over for annual Christmas shopping or to attend one of the city s numerous music festivals in summer like Lollapalooza.

Flights from Memphis to Chicago - Frequently Asked Questions

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

Head to our Covid-19 Travel Advisor for the most comprehensive information on travel restrictions and quarantine requirements when getting a flight from Memphis to Chicago.

Are there non-stop flights from Memphis to Chicago?

Two airlines fly nonstop from MEM to O'Hare Intl. Airport (ORD) — United Airlines and American Airlines. They'll get you to your destination in style and comfort.

What is the shortest flight from Memphis to Chicago?

With the trip from Memphis to Chicago taking a minimum of 3 hours and 1 minute, you'll have enough time to enjoy the flying experience. Grab an in-flight wine and settle into your seat with an engrossing book or movie.

What airlines fly from Memphis to Chicago most frequently?

United Airlines (UA) offers 112 flights each month between MEM to ORD. Your next big adventure is just clicks away. American Airlines (AA) will also take you to your destination in style and comfort. Offering 108 flights per month between Memphis and Chicago, it's another popular airline to look into.

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

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 Chicago 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 Chicago with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Chicago 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 from January to December 2020. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

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