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Fares from $49 One Way, $97 Round Trip from Louisville to Chicago

Prices starting at $97 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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More About Flying To Chicago from Louisville

Flights from Louisville to Chicago - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Louisville to Chicago?

Yes, you'll be delighted to hear that you can jet straight from Louisville, KY Airport (SDF-Louisville Intl.) to Chicago, IL Airport (ORD-O'Hare Intl.). Nonstop flights are offered by United Airlines and American Airlines.

What is the shortest flight from Louisville to Chicago?

It can zip by in as little as 1 hour and 23 minutes. If you think your vacation hours should be spent 'vacationing' instead of flying, you'll enjoy the flight from Louisville, KY Airport (SDF-Louisville Intl.) to Chicago, IL Airport (ORD-O'Hare Intl.).

What airlines fly from Louisville to Chicago most frequently?

Have a look at United Airlines (UA). This airline offers some of the most frequent flights from Louisville, KY Airport (SDF-Louisville Intl.) to Chicago, IL Airport (ORD-O'Hare Intl.). It operates 108 services on this route each month and is a favorite with passengers. Also investigate the great airfares from American Airlines (AA). Offering 82 flights each month between Louisville and Chicago, they'll ensure your journey is just as delightful as the destination.

Route Information for Flights from Louisville to Chicago

Origin Airport IATA CodeSDF
Destination Airport IATA CodeCHI
Distance285 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesAmerican Airlines, Qatar Airways, JAL, Alaska Airlines, Air Canada, Aer Lingus, ANA, Lufthansa, United Airlines, British Airways
Earliest Flight Arrival11:35AM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival8:25PM UTC

Flights Review

Dec 24, 2019

No delays was a welcome change from many of my AA experiences

Dec 4, 2019

was a great flight

Oct 14, 2019

I was mostly happy with my flight, however I did have a question and a comment. When I ordered coffee, twice they put the creamers and stir stick in a plastic cup. That seems like a waste and I would encourage you to do that a different way. They could have just handed me the creamers and stir stick. I did not need the cup with them. Even if the cups are recyclable, and I am not sure if they are, it is better not to use them in the first place. Also, the woman next to me needed a seatbelt extender, put the armrest up, and took about a third of my seat. I feel that it would have been better if she had Two seats. My flight was somewhat uncomfortable because of that. I was pushed to the very edge of my seat. On a positive front, the gate attendant in Louisville was very helpful. I had lost my ID and as the plane was boarding, I was paged to a different date to pick it up. She asked for my name, and held the plane open until I rushed back. The flight depart on time. Thank you to her.

Jun 25, 2019

The turbulence was really bad because of the storms but the flight attendants and captain handled everything very well. I'm happy that it was easy to board the flight and everything was on time and I made it there safely.

Nov 23, 2018

Seats very close together and I’m only 5’5”. I really feel sorry for taller people.

Nov 8, 2018

I love flying with Aer Lingus. Best airline ever!!!

Sep 11, 2018

Not terrible not outstanding

Aug 4, 2018

No meal on 4.5 hour flight!! Why?

Jun 25, 2018

Happy with everything except a cell phone was left on this flight and we’ve yet to get it back.

Mar 19, 2018

I was surprised snack and beverage were not servers - only water provided - my American flight out provided beverage and snack ( short flight)

Travel from Louisville to Chicago

If you’re planning a trip from traditional and homey Louisville to bustling and hectic Chicago, look no further than Orbitz.com. Find bargain flights from Louisville to Chicago, schedule an exciting itinerary on a budget, and book economical accommodation in the area.

Departing Louisville

The Louisville International Airport, just over five miles from downtown Louisville, services the majority of Kentucky’s civil and military communities. Most people travel to the airport via bus or train, though this generally necessitates some degree of walking. For those searching for a more comfortable ride, private door-to-door taxi services are also readily available. The airport offers parking spaces for travelers who drive to the airport, with charges between $9 and $13 per day.

The Attractions of Chicago

Upon arriving at the O’Hare International Airport in Chicago, you’ll have the opportunity to select a quick meal from one of the many vendors. The airport offers a variety of taxis and shuttles that will, at a small fee, take you where you need to go. If you have reservations at a hotel or resort, you’ll likely be provided with complimentary transport to your accommodation. The Windy City’s primary attractions are its shopping districts and eateries, both among the best in the world. When packing for your trip, remember to bring spending money so that you can enjoy these delights in their fullness. Chicago experiences a humid and temperate climate, characterized by four distinct seasons. Summers are moist and hot, with temperatures generally rising over 80 °F, while winters are almost invariably windy and below freezing. Ideally, you should pack for Chicago based on the season: summers will necessitate light clothing, while winters will require multiple layers and thick sweaters.

Planning Your Trip

Preparing your holiday doesn’t have to be a stressful affair with Orbitz.com. By booking your flights from Louisville to Chicago and finding economical accommodation, Orbitz.com can save you time and money.

^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.