Cheap flights from Buffalo to Chicago

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Chicago (CHI)
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The best prices from Buffalo to Chicago are usually found in August or July, booked 57 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Thursday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Buffalo (BUF) to Chicago (CHI)

BUF - CHI
Price
C$ 161 - C$ 363
CHI
Temperature
1 - 29 °C
CHI
Rainfall
17 - 109 mm

Popular in

February

High demand for flights, 23% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 42% potential price drop

Round-trip from

C$ 161

From Buffalo to Chicago

One-way from

C$ 96

One-way flight from Buffalo to Chicago

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Buffalo to Chicago?

Flights from Buffalo to Chicago are generally found to be more expensive on Tuesday. This shouldn't discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Chicago.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Buffalo to Chicago?

Find a great deal and save up to 86% by booking at least 34 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Buffalo to Chicago within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at C$ 437.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Buffalo to Chicago?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in January. For low rates, April can be a great choice for travel to Chicago. Flights to Chicago from Buffalo in April are about C$ 318 on average during April, but can be found for as low as C$ 241.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Buffalo to Chicago (BUF - CHI)?

It’s optimal to fly from Buffalo to Chicago at noon. By choosing this option you can save up to 15% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from Buffalo to Chicago in February, March 2021

15 Mar - 17 Mar
C$ 169pp
BUF
Buffalo
United Airlines
Direct
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Direct
BUF
Buffalo
15 Mar - 17 Mar
C$ 179pp
BUF
Buffalo
American Airlines
Direct
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
BUF
Buffalo
15 Mar - 17 Mar
C$ 188pp
BUF
Buffalo
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
BUF
Buffalo

Buffalo to Chicago 2021 flight deals

15 Mar - 17 Mar
C$ 169pp
BUF
Buffalo
United Airlines
Direct
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Direct
BUF
Buffalo
15 Mar - 17 Mar
C$ 179pp
BUF
Buffalo
American Airlines
Direct
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
BUF
Buffalo
15 Mar - 17 Mar
C$ 188pp
BUF
Buffalo
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
BUF
Buffalo

Direct flights to Chicago from Buffalo

15 Mar - 17 Mar
C$ 169pp
BUF
Buffalo
United Airlines
Direct
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Direct
BUF
Buffalo
15 Mar - 17 Mar
C$ 194pp
BUF
Buffalo
United Airlines
Direct
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Direct
BUF
Buffalo

Last minute flights from Buffalo to Chicago

5 Mar - 8 Mar
C$ 329pp
BUF
Buffalo
Delta
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
BUF
Buffalo
2 Mar - 3 Mar
C$ 412pp
BUF
Buffalo
Delta
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
   
2 STOPS
BUF
Buffalo
3 Mar - 7 Mar
C$ 417pp
BUF
Buffalo
Delta
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
   
2 STOPS
BUF
Buffalo

One-way flights to Chicago from Buffalo

1:37 a.m. - 7:03 a.m.
JetBlue
1 stop
6h 26m
BUF - ORD
JetBlue
2:20 a.m. - 6:26 a.m.
Delta
1 stop
5h 06m
BUF - ORD
Delta
C$ 130
Delta
2:10 a.m. - 10:28 a.m.
Delta
2 stops
9h 18m
BUF - ORD
Delta
C$ 101
Delta

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Flight FAQs

From Buffalo to Chicago

Can I find flights from Buffalo to Chicago for under C$ 252 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Buffalo to Chicago for under C$ 252. The cheapest flight booked recently is on United Airlines for just C$ 169, but on average you can expect to pay C$ 215.

Which airlines flying from Buffalo to Chicago have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

American Airlines, United Airlines, and JetBlue are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Are there direct flights from Buffalo to Chicago for under C$ 252 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 2 direct flights from Buffalo to Chicago under C$ 252. A good price for a direct flight from Buffalo to Chicago is less than C$ 181.

Are there last-minute flights available from Buffalo to Chicago for under C$ 378?

There are currently 4+ open flights from Buffalo to Chicago within the next 7 days for less than C$ 378.

What days are direct flights available from Buffalo to Chicago?

Direct flights can be found on the following days: Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday.

How many flights depart from Buffalo to Chicago on average per day?

On average, you can expect to see 5 flights from Buffalo to Chicago a day.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 20% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Noon) - 80% of flight departures

Is Buffalo weather warmer or cooler than Chicago?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 29 °C's in July, on average. The temperature in Chicago is generally hotter than in Buffalo. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

How long is the flight from Buffalo to Chicago?

A quick flight from Buffalo to Chicago can take about 1h 53m. United Airlines provides one of the quickest options available for as low as C$ 169. Buffalo and Chicago are separated by a distance of 763 km. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Buffalo to Chicago round-trip?

Our cheapest airline available from Buffalo to Chicago is United Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as C$ 169 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are American Airlines and Delta, starting at C$ 179 and C$ 196 round-trip. United Airlines is currently priced 39% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Buffalo to Chicago one-way?

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with JetBlue, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at C$ 96. JetBlue is not the only option available. At the moment, Delta is another option, for C$ 101.

Destination information for Chicago

Flight duration
1h 45m
Average temperature for February in Chicago
4.0 °C
Avg rainfall for February in Chicago
25.0 mm

Airports servicing Buffalo

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Hourly flight availability from Buffalo to Chicago

Morning 6 AM to noon 70% of flight departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 16% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 14% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of flight departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Buffalo to Chicago
Sunday
5 daily flights
Monday
9 daily flights
Tuesday
9 daily flights
Wednesday
8 daily flights
Thursday
7 daily flights
Friday
7 daily flights
Saturday
8 daily flights
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