Flights from Chicago (CHI) to Miami, Florida (MIA)

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Chicago to Miami route information

If you’re planning on booking a flight between Chicago and Miami, check out this handy guide to help you find the best price.

When should I book flights from Chicago to Miami?

Like with all flights prices, prices from Chicago to Miami depend on the time of year you’re booking, how far in advance you are looking for tickets, and how many people are searching at that time. Use flight comparison sites to keep up-to-date with the latest prices. At the time of writing, Tuesday tends to be the day of the week when ticket prices are at their lowest; the most expensive day of the week to travel is Thursdays. At the moment, April is the cheapest month to fly, followed by September; January and February currently have the most expensive tickets. If possible, fly in the evening; ticket prices are on average 2% more expensive if you fly in the morning.

How far in advance should I book my flight?

The cheapest flights are often bought at least one month in advance. However, it is possible to get below-average deals one week before you plan to travel – but this is not guaranteed. If you’re travelling during peak times, such as Thanksgiving and Christmas, be sure to book your flight as far in advance as possible to get the best deals.

How long is the flight from Chicago to Miami?

The average flight time from Chicago to Miami is just under three hours, covering approximately 1,205 miles.

How many flights are there between Chicago and Miami?

On average, there are around 1,000 flights per week between Chicago and Miami.

Which airlines fly from Chicago to Miami?

Several airlines fly between Chicago and Miami. The most popular include:

  • United Airlines
  • American Airlines
  • Delta Air Lines
  • Jet Airways
  • Frontier Airlines
  • Alaska Airlines

These airlines fly direct to Miami from Chicago. It is possibly cheaper to fly non-direct; check out flights on to see what is on offer.

Can I expect delays on my flight?

A delay of approximately 20 minutes is common for flights between Chicago and Miami.

How do I get downtown from Miami International Airport?

There are a number of ways to get downtown from Miami International Airport. The city has a comprehensive public transport system, with the Metrorail, Metrobus, Tri-Rail and Miami Beach Bus all offering routes from the airport. You can also opt for a taxi or Uber if you prefer convenience over cost. If you’re planning on driving, many rental companies have offices at the airport. has great deals on flights from Chicago to Miami. Use our flight search function to check out the best deals for you today.