Cheap Flight Deals From Chattanooga (CHA) to Chicago (CHI) Starting at $202

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Airfares from $202 One Way, $188 Round Trip from Chattanooga to Chicago

Prices starting at $188 for return flights and $202 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 Chattanooga

Route Information for Flights from Chattanooga to Chicago

Origin Airport IATA Code CHA
Destination Airport IATA Code CHI
Distance 501 mi
Direct Flight Airlines United Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival 11:59AM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival 10:55PM UTC

Plan Your Trip from Chattanooga to Chicago

Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport

You can rely on Orbitz.com for finding cheap flights from Chattanooga and vacation packages to destinations across the U.S. and around the world. When flying out of Chattanooga, you will likely leave from Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport, also known as Lovell Field. This airport is located at 1001 Airport Road in Chattanooga, Tennessee, about five miles east of the city center. The airport handles domestic flights only and is served by American Eagle, Allegiant Air, Delta Air Lines, Delta Connections, and US Airways Express.

Airport Parking Options

For passengers flying out of Chattanooga, the airport offers plenty of available parking at budget prices. A short-term parking lot adjacent to the terminal offers 15 minutes of free parking and rates of $1 for the next 15 minutes and $1 per 30 minutes thereafter. Unlimited-use intermediate-term parking, located within walking distance of the terminal, is priced at $10 per day. Long-term parking adjacent to the terminal is also available at rates of $8 per day.

Getting to the Airport

Local taxi companies, including Checker Cab and Jackson Cab, can bring you directly to the departures terminal at the airport. Taxi fares from downtown to the airport typically run between $25 and $35. Select local hotels offer free shuttle service to the airport, though you may need to schedule this in advance.

Restaurants and Cafes in the Airport

Although no restaurants or cafes are located at the Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport, customers using the onsite business center can enjoy complimentary snacks and beverages while they wait for their flights. The nearby Hampton Inn has a full-service restaurant that is perfect for travelers who need a full breakfast or a cup of coffee before boarding. Search online at Orbitz.com for the best deals on cheap flights from Chattanooga.

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.

Frequently asked questions

Am I able to catch a flight from Chattanooga to Chicago now?
Go right to our Covid-19 Travel Advisor for the most comprehensive info on travel restrictions and quarantine when flying from Chattanooga to Chicago.
Are there non-stop flights from Chattanooga to Chicago?
Dust off your trusty passport, because United Airlines will fly you straight from Chattanooga to Chicago. Book your fare now and enjoy a hassle-free, nonstop flight.
What is the shortest flight from Chattanooga to Chicago?
It can take as little as 2 hours and 34 minutes to jet from CHA to O’Hare Intl. Airport (ORD). Sit back and enjoy the journey, because you’ll be coming in to land in a heartbeat.
What airlines fly from Chattanooga to Chicago most frequently?
Organize your Chattanooga to Chicago trip with a United Airlines flight. With 60 each month, this airline operates the most flights along this route.
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 Orbitz.com from January to December 2021. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

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