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Airfares from $75 One Way, $157 Round Trip from Birmingham to Chicago

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More About Flying To Chicago from Birmingham

Route Information for Flights from Birmingham to Chicago

Origin Airport IATA CodeBHM
Destination Airport IATA CodeCHI
Distance584 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesAmerican Airlines, Qatar Airways, United Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival2:29PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival1:00AM UTC

Flights Review

Sep 26, 2019

No entertainment what so ever! Very small plane. I made reservations way in advance, and still got the last 4 seats! We are all adults.

Aug 11, 2019

The flights were well orchestrated

May 30, 2019

Unclear why two airlines for this trip. Prefer Delta. Thanks.

Jun 10, 2018

Bags did not arrive with our flight!

Apr 8, 2018

Flight departed on time and arrived early

Feb 14, 2018

The entire American airline staff was super accommodating Towards my disability as I on a scooter and crutches. First in line to board, upgraded seat and gave the whole plane extra snacks!

Fly from Birmingham to Chicago

If you're ready to escape the steamy heat of the south and explore a vibrant city brimming with culture and activities, fly from Birmingham to Chicago, just over two hours away. Whether you want to explore the shops on Navy Pier or spend the afternoon at a major league baseball game, your trip begins when you take a car or taxi to Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport (BHM).


During your stay, you can explore the Museum of Science and Industry and enjoy its interactive displays. The Field Museum of Natural History is home to a vast collection of prehistoric fossils, Egyptian artifacts and multiple exhibits. Visitors can experience stunning views of the waterfront and skyline on Lakefront Trail, a paved pathway along the shores of Lake Michigan.

Hints and tips

Established in 1830 as a major port, Chicago has developed into the most significant metropolitan area in the Midwest. Average temperatures in the winter are near 25 degrees, and summer norms hover around 75 degrees. Taste of Chicago, Lollapalooza and the Chicago Jazz Festival are just a few of the events that are held in the city each year. When you land at O'Hare International Airport (ORD), you can take the blue line subway into the city or grab a rental car, shuttle, taxi or bus to your destination.

Flights from Birmingham to Chicago - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Birmingham to Chicago?

There are 4 airlines that fly nonstop from Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport to O'Hare Intl. Airport (ORD). Find exactly what you need with one of these leading carriers:

  • United Airlines
  • American Airlines
  • United Airlines
  • American Airlines
  • United Airlines
What is the shortest flight from Birmingham to Chicago?

From Birmingham, the unique sights and sounds of Chicago are at least 3 hours away. Lock in your favorite seat, or maybe even upgrade to one with a bit more legroom, and fly to your destination in pure comfort.

What airlines fly from Birmingham to Chicago most frequently?

We've pulled together a list of the airlines with the most flights from Birmingham Intl. Airport (BHM) to O'Hare Intl. Airport (ORD). See which one ticks all your boxes: American Airlines - (AA) with 108 flights every month United Airlines - (UA) with 108 flights every month United Airlines - (UA) with 108 flights every month American Airlines - (AA) with 108 flights every month United Airlines - (UA) with 13 flights every month United Airlines - (UA) with 13 flights every month

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.

Fare, taxes & fees: Fares include all taxes and fees, except baggage fees. Rates shown reflect fares found by other Orbitz users over the past 7 days. Due to rapidly changing airline prices & seat availability, these fares may no longer be available.

Refunds/changes/cancellations: Itinerary changes, if permitted for the fare, will have a $30 service fee charged by Orbitz. Additional airline charges may apply.

Other conditions: Schedules, fares and rules are subject to change without notice. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights/dates or in all markets. Lower fares may be available. Fares will not be honored retroactively or in exchange for any wholly/partially unused ticket. Tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable. Fare rules are provided for the selected itinerary before booking.