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Airfares from $43 One Way, $61 Round Trip from Tampa to Chicago

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More About Flying To Chicago from Tampa

Route Information for Flights from Tampa to Chicago

Origin Airport IATA CodeTPA
Destination Airport IATA CodeCHI
Distance1013 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesAmerican Airlines, Qatar Airways, Air Canada, JAL, LOT - Polish Airlines, Austrian, Copa Airlines, SWISS, Air New Zealand, United Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Frontier Airlines, Qantas, Southwest Airlines, Royal Jordanian, SAS, ANA, Lufthansa, Spirit Airlines, Gulf Air, British Airways
Earliest Flight Arrival11:55AM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival4:12AM UTC

Flights Review

Feb 26, 2020

Liked clean, roomy plane. Happy it was on time.

Feb 13, 2020

excellent service, love the app. Keep up the good work

Jan 7, 2020

Super quick baggage claim

Jan 3, 2020

Satisfied with every thg wull b flying united again great on x service

Jan 2, 2020

Flight was cheaper than other airlines with no hidden fees.

Dec 17, 2019

good

Nov 22, 2019

Check in on American Airlines website (using the 6 digit code in your intinerary from Orbitz) and do the mobile boarding pass day before flight. your return flight (if American) will use same link (seats/row will update). Just save QRL code with screenshot. This was our time using Orbitz and Im shocked how painless it was.

Nov 17, 2019

Would be nice to have something other than a middle seat but you get what you pay for, I guess!

Oct 21, 2019

really lousy seats..they dont recline in row 1

Oct 13, 2019

I was surprised that the seats were so small and very little legroom. First time flying on United for a while.

Cheap Flights from Tampa to Chicago

Flying From Tampa

The commercial airport offering flights from Tampa is the Tampa International Airport. It primarily serves Silver Airways, Southwest Airlines, and North American Airlines. The airport lies six miles west of downtown Tampa. Orbitz.com can help you find cheap flights from Tampa International.

Parking at the Airport

Tampa International Airport offers several parking options for your vehicle while you are away. Short-term parking is in a garage located above the terminal at the northern end of the airport. It costs no more than $20 for a 24-hour period. Long-term parking is the cheaper option; it costs $15 for 24 hours. The long-term parking area is adjacent to Airside A. Orbitz.com's flight planner option helps you choose parking options.

Transportation Options for Travelers

Getting to Tampa International Airport is easy by bus or taxi. HART makes regular stops at the east end of the red baggage claim near belt #15. Greyhound, meanwhile, has a terminal on Polk Street in downtown Tampa that has buses that travel to the airport. If you take a taxi, expect to pay at least $15. Orbitz.com may offer special deals for bus tickets, depending on your location.

Eating at the Airport

The landside building at the airport offers a variety of cuisines to refresh you before your flight from Tampa. If you want coffee and breakfast, you can have a latte at the Starbucks, which is open 24 hours per day. Terminal restaurants, including Burger King, are open from 5 a.m. to 10 p.m.

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.

Flights from Tampa to Chicago - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Tampa to Chicago?

Get set to hit the "book" button because there are 16 airlines that advertise nonstop services between Tampa Airport and O'Hare Airport. Take to the skies in comfort with one of these popular carriers:

  • United Airlines
  • American Airlines
  • Frontier Airlines
  • Spirit Airlines
  • United Airlines
What is the shortest flight from Tampa to Chicago?

It can take as little as 2 hours and 38 minutes to travel from TPA to O'Hare Airport. Sit back and enjoy those window views, because you'll be strolling through arrivals before long.

What airlines fly from Tampa to Chicago most frequently?

These airlines operate the most flights from Tampa to Chicago. Book a seat with one of these well-known carriers: Frontier Airlines - (F9) with 152 flights every month United Airlines - (UA) with 152 flights every month Spirit Airlines - (NK) with 152 flights every month American Airlines - (AA) with 152 flights every month United Airlines - (UA) with 152 flights every month American Airlines - (AA) with 152 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 Orbitz.com 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.