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Fares from $26 One Way, $51 Round Trip from Fort Lauderdale to Chicago

Prices starting at $51 for return flights and $26 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 Fort Lauderdale

Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Chicago - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Fort Lauderdale to Chicago?

There most certainly are, so you'll only need to keep track of one flight number. Pick from 4 airlines that have direct services from Fort Lauderdale, FL Airport (FLL-Fort Lauderdale - Hollywood Intl.) to Chicago, IL Airport (ORD-O'Hare Intl.), including:

  • Spirit Airlines
  • United Airlines
  • American Airlines
  • JetBlue Airways
What is the shortest flight from Fort Lauderdale to Chicago?

With the flight from Fort Lauderdale, FL Airport (FLL-Fort Lauderdale - Hollywood Intl.) to Chicago, IL Airport (ORD-O'Hare Intl.) taking a minimum of 3 hours and 15 minutes, you'll have plenty of time to sit back and enjoy the ride. Treat yourself to an in-flight wine or two and get comfy in your seat with a gripping movie or novel.

What airlines fly from Fort Lauderdale to Chicago most frequently?

With a decent variety of airlines traveling between Fort Lauderdale, FL Airport (FLL-Fort Lauderdale - Hollywood Intl.) and Chicago, IL Airport (ORD-O'Hare Intl.), you'll have your choice of fantastic deals. The airlines servicing this route the most frequently are: Spirit Airlines - (NK) with 59 flights every month United Airlines - (UA) with 30 flights every month American Airlines - (AA) with 24 flights every month JetBlue Airways - (B6) with 20 flights every month

Route Information for Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Chicago

Origin Airport IATA CodeFLL
Destination Airport IATA CodeCHI
Distance1199 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesAmerican Airlines, JAL, Alaska Airlines, Austrian, Aer Lingus, SAS, Air New Zealand, United Airlines, British Airways
Earliest Flight Arrival2:55PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival4:38AM UTC

Flights Review

Mar 16, 2020

Great flights!

Mar 11, 2020

I wish I would have known when we booked flight that seats were not together

Mar 9, 2020

The wifi was terrible

Mar 1, 2020

the hotel was the worst place I've ever stayed in!

Feb 29, 2020

Wasn't able to sit with my husband although tried to get a seat change b4 boarding.

Feb 6, 2020

I will definitely fly JetBlue again!

Dec 17, 2019

Cabin crews were great!

Dec 9, 2019

Not happy about seat selection. My son and I had separate seats that I had to trade

Dec 6, 2019

Very pleasant trip, enjoyed and recommended.

Dec 1, 2019

I booked my husband's and my flight at the same time and requested a window seat for me and an aisle seat for him. However, on both legs we were 10 rows apart. This is not acceptable and only a way for us to pay more to sit together or near one another.

Fly from Fort Lauderdale to Chicago

Fort Lauderdale Airport

Orbitz.com can help you find flights from Fort Lauderdale for your next trip. Fort Lauderdale is served by the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, located at 100 Terminal Drive, Fort Lauderdale, FL. It is about nine miles away from the city center. Domestic and international flights are provided by 30 airlines, including JetBlue, United, American and US Airways. Over 60,000 travelers pass through the airport each day.

Airport Parking Information

The Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport has over 12,000 hourly and daily parking spaces for a small hourly fee. There are lanes available that will allow you to pay for your parking with a SunPass.

Ground Transportation Information

Metered taxis are available to transport you to the airport. Taxis can accept up to five people for the rate shown on the meter. The fare from downtown Fort Lauderdale to the airport is approximately $16. There is also bus service available through Route 1 of the Broward County Transit bus system. The fare is $1.75, or $4.00 for an all-day pass. Not only can Orbitz.com help you plan your air travel, it can also help you arrange ground transportation.

Fort Lauderdale Airport Restaurants

There are many restaurant options available at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, so you can grab a bite to eat while waiting for your flight. Chili's to Go, Dunkin Donuts, Pizza Uno, Spinaci's Fine Food and many other dining options are available, so there will be something for everyone. There are also plenty of shops for those who need to make last-minute purchases. Checking Orbitz.com for flights from Fort Lauderdale is your best bet for finding the cheapest fares.

Airports in Chicago

Chicago O'Hare International Airport is located on West O'Hare, approximately 18 miles from downtown Chicago. It has hubs for every major airline that offers flights to Chicago, including American Airlines, British Airways and JetBlue. The Chicago Midway International Airport is located on South Cicero Avenue, approximately 12 miles from downtown Chicago. Seven airlines service Midway airport, including Air Tran, Delta and Southwest Airlines. Orbitz.com searches flights arriving at both airports so you get the best prices.

Transportation from the Airport

Both airports offer public transportation via Chicago's elevated train system. The tickets cost $2.25, or you can purchase an all-day pass for $5.75. Taxi services are also available from both airports. Cab fares to downtown Chicago range from $35 to $45. If you want to rent a car for the duration of your stay, Orbitz.com can reserve a vehicle for you. Both airports have onsite rental car facilities.

Weather in Chicago

Summer temperatures in Chicago range from 66 to 84 degrees Fahrenheit, and the temperatures during the winter months range from 18 to 35 degrees Fahrenheit. Chicago is prone to heavy snowfall during the winter months, so most vacationers travel to Chicago during the summer. However, if you use Orbitz.com and schedule your trip during the off-peak travel season, it's easy to find cheap flights to Chicago.

Highlights and Attractions

Orbitz.com not only helps you find cheap flights to Chicago, but can also help you purchase tickets to the Sears Tower or make reservations for guided city tours.

^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.