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Fares from $103 One Way, $197 Round Trip from Fresno to Chicago

Prices starting at $197 for return flights and $103 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 Fresno

Flights from Fresno to Chicago - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Fresno to Chicago?

United Airlines will fly you directly from Fresno, CA Airport (FAT-Fresno Yosemite Intl.) to Chicago, IL Airport (ORD-O'Hare Intl.), so you won't have to stress about lengthy stopovers or missing your next flight.

What is the shortest flight from Fresno to Chicago?

From Fresno, the unique sights and sounds of Chicago are at least 3 hours and 48 minutes away. Choose your favorite seat, or maybe even one with a bit more legroom, and get to your destination in comfort.

What airlines fly from Fresno to Chicago most frequently?

If you're looking for the airline with the most flights from Fresno to Chicago, United Airlines is the top pick. This well-known carrier operates 13 monthly flights along this route.

Route Information for Flights from Fresno to Chicago

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Destination Airport IATA CodeCHI
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Fly from Fresno to Chicago

If you re planning to fly from Fresno to Chicago, you ll take a flight out of Fresno Yosemite International Airport (FAT), located near California State Routes 168 and 180. After a flight of around four hours, you ll land in Chicago, with its influential architecture, powerful art and trendy shopping and dining. Whether you're visiting for business or pleasure, Chicago has plenty of enticements.


Visitors will find plenty to do in the Windy City. Art lovers should check out the Art Institute of Chicago and the Museum of Contemporary Art. Take a walk along Michigan Avenue for views of Lake Michigan, and do some shopping along the way. Sports fans have seven professional teams to see here, and the Chicago Cubs Wrigley Field is as iconic as any Chicago landmark. You can sample some deep-dish Chicago-style pizza at any of the authentic restaurants scattered around the city, or see a Second City improv show.

Hints and tips

Flights into Chicago land at O'Hare International Airport (ORD), where you can rent a car, grab a taxi or take the CTA Blue Line train into town. Travelers who fly from Fresno to Chicago for the annual Chicago Blues Festival in June should expect high temperatures near 100 degrees. Winter visitors should bundle up for the lows in the teens and the brisk winds off of Lake Michigan.

^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.