Cheap Flight Deals From Fresno (FAT) to Chicago (CHI) Starting at $139

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Airfares from $139 One Way, $272 Round Trip from Fresno to Chicago

Prices starting at $272 for return flights and $139 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.

More About Flying To Chicago from Fresno

Route Information for Flights from Fresno to Chicago

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Destination Airport IATA Code CHI
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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.

Frequently asked questions

Am I able to catch a flight from Fresno to Chicago now?
Go right to the Covid-19 Travel Advisor for the most up-to-date information on quarantine requirements and travel restrictions when getting a flight from Fresno to Chicago.
Are there non-stop flights from Fresno to Chicago?
The good news is, there are. United Airlines and American Airlines are a couple of carriers that will take you straight from Fresno Yosemite Intl. Airport to ORD.
What is the shortest flight from Fresno to Chicago?
From Fresno, the thrilling sights and sounds of Chicago are at least 4 hours and 25 minutes away. Choose your favorite seat, or maybe even upgrade to one with a little more legroom, and travel to your destination in comfort.
What airlines fly from Fresno to Chicago most frequently?
United Airlines (UA) is one of the carriers with the most flights from Fresno Yosemite Intl. Airport to O’Hare Intl. Airport (ORD). It offers 30 services each month on this route. Escaping on vacation is one of life’s greatest pleasures, and this carrier will get you where you need to go. Also explore the deals from American Airlines (AA). Offering 26 flights every month between Fresno and Chicago, they’ll ensure your journey is just as enjoyable as the destination.
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 2021 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 from 2021, the cheapest month to fly is February. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a break from it all in the shortest month of the year. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly is during the height of summer in July, and in the holiday month of December.*According to flight demand on from January to December 2021. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

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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.