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Fares from $49 One Way, $97 Round Trip from Memphis to Chicago

Prices starting at $97 for return flights and $49 for one-way flights to Chicago were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

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More About Flying To Chicago from Memphis

Flights from Memphis to Chicago - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Memphis to Chicago?

There most certainly are, which is great news if you're not a big fan of changing planes en route. American Airlines and United Airlines offer nonstop flights from Memphis, TN Airport (MEM-Memphis Intl.) to Chicago, IL Airport (ORD-O'Hare Intl.).

What is the shortest flight from Memphis to Chicago?

Leave that movie marathon for another occasion, because the flight from Memphis to Chicago can take as little as 1 hour and 51 minutes.

What airlines fly from Memphis to Chicago most frequently?

The airlines that fly the most frequently between Memphis, TN Airport (MEM-Memphis Intl.) and Chicago, IL Airport (ORD-O'Hare Intl.) include American Airlines (AA). This popular option operates 69 flights on the route each month. United Airlines (UA) will also get you to your destination in comfort. Offering 49 flights every month between Memphis and Chicago, it's another popular airline to look into.

Route Information for Flights from Memphis to Chicago

Origin Airport IATA CodeMEM
Destination Airport IATA CodeCHI
Distance491 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesAmerican Airlines, Alaska Airlines, British Airways, Gulf Air
Earliest Flight Arrival8:29PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival8:29PM UTC

Flights Review

Jan 14, 2020

I flew basic economy and even though I boarded in the last group I had a decent seat. Pleasantly surprised!

Nov 20, 2019

The plane arrived almost 30 minutes early which is great but the quick change in altitude made me kinda sea sick.

Nov 19, 2019

Did not like the fact that we flew past the airport and to downtown Chicago to kill time

Aug 8, 2019

Carlos was great attendant

Jan 27, 2019

It would have been more helpful had I gotten a text with a link to check in - I had to go online through orbitz, find the flight and then check in. Text would have been nicer and much more convenient than the circumstances I had at the time with the hotel I was at, etc.

Nov 26, 2018

Good airline

Oct 20, 2018

Checkin agent was wonderful

Sep 21, 2018

Did not like seat assignment on Seattle flight especially since I was travelling with aging parent who utilized wheelchair assist.

May 19, 2018

The planes are getting overcrowded

May 17, 2018

Plane was small and full but the take off and landing was uneventful.

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.

^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on 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.