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Fares from $49 One Way, $79 Round Trip from Knoxville to Chicago

Prices starting at $79 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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Flights from Knoxville to Chicago - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Knoxville to Chicago?

United Airlines and American Airlines fly direct from Knoxville, TN Airport (TYS-McGhee Tyson) to Chicago, IL Airport (ORD-O'Hare Intl.), which means you won't need to worry about changing planes or being hopelessly bored on a layover.

What is the shortest flight from Knoxville to Chicago?

If conditions are good and there are no delays, you could be coming in to land at Chicago, IL Airport (ORD-O'Hare Intl.) from Knoxville, TN Airport (TYS-McGhee Tyson) in just 1 hour and 49 minutes. With such a speedy flight time, think about bringing just carry-on luggage.

What airlines fly from Knoxville to Chicago most frequently?

There are a couple of airlines offering frequent flights from Knoxville, TN Airport (TYS-McGhee Tyson) to Chicago, IL Airport (ORD-O'Hare Intl.), including United Airlines (UA). A top pick for many travelers, it operates 81 flights on this route every month. If you'd like more options, have a look at the ticket prices with American Airlines (AA), which operates 62 flights from Knoxville to Chicago each month.

Route Information for Flights from Knoxville to Chicago

Origin Airport IATA CodeTYS
Destination Airport IATA CodeCHI
Distance475 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesANA, Air New Zealand, United Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival12:19PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival12:19PM UTC

Flights Review

Feb 15, 2020

We enjoy flying United

Aug 5, 2019

Easy trip

Jul 7, 2019

There was an intoxicated passenger in front of me, and I think the staff handled the situation very well. They were nice and professional.

Jun 13, 2019

Very pleased with Orbitz service.

Jan 3, 2019

My bag got lost and did not make it here yet but, overall, happy with the service.

Sep 25, 2018

Even though the flight was delayed a bit, due to weather, I was still able to make my 5:00 connection.

Jul 30, 2018

staff for emb 145 (knoxville to chicago) not good at explaining-no carry-on allowed-made us check our 1 carry-on- because of overhead space-keep saying it was regulation & had been for all flights !

Fly from Knoxville to Chicago

Knoxville, TN, Airport Information

Searching for discount airfares through several airlines' websites can be time consuming. Let Orbitz.com do the work for you. It will find you cheap flights from Knoxville by comparing airfares, saving you time and money. The McGhee Tyson Airport provides domestic air service to and from Knoxville. It is located at 2055 Alcoa Highway and is 12 miles from downtown. Six airlines service the airport, including Allegiant, Delta, American, Frontier, United, and US Airways. Check with Orbitz.com for the lowest fares these airlines have to offer.

Airport Parking Information

Long-term, short-term, and economy parking are available near the terminals. The economy rates are $1 for 30 minutes, with a maximum rate of $8 per day. Long-term parking is available for $1 for 30 minutes, with a maximum daily rate of $10; short-term parking has the same rate, but it has an $18 daily rate.

Transportation to the Airport

Transportation to the airport is available by taxis, limousines, buses, and rental cars. Taxi rates are metered and vary by company, but the average fare from downtown to the airport is $25. Car-rental services are provided by Alamo, Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Hertz, National, and Thrifty. Rates vary by company and the type of vehicle, but with Orbitz.com, you can prearrange your vehicle and receive a discount.

Airport Restaurant Information

Travelers needing a quick snack or a drink can go to the food court, which features Starbucks, Quiznos, Zia, and Cinnabon. You will find a variety of items for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Remember to check with Orbitz.com when you are searching for cheap flights from Knoxville.

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.