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 Monday

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

All the information you need to plan the best BUF to CHI flight in 2021: compare Buffalo to Chicago flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Chicago.
BUF - CHI
Price
C$ 155 - C$ 348
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

Average price

C$ 277

Average for round-trip flights in June 2021

Round-trip from

C$ 155

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$ 420.

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$ 306 on average during April, but can be found for as low as C$ 231.

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 3% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Buffalo to Chicago in June, July 2021

The best prices found for BUF to CHI flights for June, July
20 Jul - 20 Jul
C$ 272pp
BUF
Buffalo
Delta
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
BUF
Buffalo
23 Jun - 24 Jul
C$ 286pp
BUF
Buffalo
Delta
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
BUF
Buffalo
14 Jul - 19 Jul
C$ 296pp
BUF
Buffalo
Delta
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
BUF
Buffalo

Buffalo to Chicago 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Buffalo found for this year
24 Aug - 24 Aug
C$ 209pp
BUF
Buffalo
Delta
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
BUF
Buffalo
20 Aug - 23 Aug
C$ 234pp
BUF
Buffalo
Delta
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
BUF
Buffalo
6 Nov - 10 Nov
C$ 250pp
BUF
Buffalo
American Airlines
Direct
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Direct
BUF
Buffalo

Direct flights to Chicago from Buffalo

Save time with Buffalo to Chicago direct flight deals
6 Nov - 10 Nov
C$ 250pp
BUF
Buffalo
American Airlines
Direct
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Direct
BUF
Buffalo
29 Jul - 3 Aug
C$ 338pp
BUF
Buffalo
Multiple Airlines
Direct
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Direct
BUF
Buffalo
16 Jun - 21 Jun
C$ 388pp
BUF
Buffalo
American Airlines
Direct
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Direct
BUF
Buffalo

Last minute flights from Buffalo to Chicago

Late deals on round-trip flights to Chicago from Buffalo, departing today and this week
18 Jun - 24 Jun
C$ 369pp
BUF
Buffalo
American Airlines
Direct
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
BUF
Buffalo
17 Jun - 20 Jun
C$ 380pp
BUF
Buffalo
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Direct
BUF
Buffalo
16 Jun - 21 Jun
C$ 388pp
BUF
Buffalo
American Airlines
Direct
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Direct
BUF
Buffalo

One-way flights to Chicago from Buffalo

The cheapest one-way flights from Buffalo to Chicago
12:50 p.m. - 4:13 a.m.
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
16h 23m
BUF - ORD
Multiple Airlines
C$ 189
Kiwi.com
1:35 p.m. - 6:55 a.m.
American Airlines
2 stops
18h 20m
BUF - ORD
American Airlines
C$ 284
4:30 a.m. - 2:55 p.m.
United Airlines
2 stops
11h 25m
BUF - ORD
United Airlines
C$ 319
United

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Buffalo to Chicago

What airport do you fly from for flights from Buffalo to Chicago?

If you book a flight to Chicago from Buffalo, you will be flying from Buffalo, which is the city’s only airport. Buffalo (BUF) is located 13.4 km from the centre of Buffalo. There are 24 flights from Buffalo to Chicago per day from 4 different airlines.

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.

Can I find flights from Buffalo to Chicago for under C$ 242 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Buffalo to Chicago for under C$ 242. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Delta for just C$ 209, but on average you can expect to pay C$ 298.

Are there direct flights from Buffalo to Chicago for under C$ 363 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 6 direct flights from Buffalo to Chicago under C$ 363. A good price for a direct flight from Buffalo to Chicago is less than C$ 375.

Are there last-minute flights available from Buffalo to Chicago for under C$ 484?

There are currently 15+ open flights from Buffalo to Chicago within the next 7 days for less than C$ 484.

What days are direct flights available from Buffalo to Chicago?

Direct flights can be found on the following days: Friday.

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

On average, you can expect to see 2 flights from Buffalo to Chicago a day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 50% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 50% 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 40m. United Airlines provides one of the quickest options available for as low as C$ 447. Buffalo and Chicago are separated by a distance of 755 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 Delta. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as C$ 210 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are American Airlines and JetBlue, starting at C$ 251 and C$ 333 round-trip. Delta is currently priced 21% 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 American Airlines, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at C$ 95. Delta flights start at C$ 106 while deals on United Airlines start at C$ 140 one-way.

Destination information for Chicago

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Buffalo to Chicago.
Flight duration
1h 44m
Average temperature for June in Chicago
26.0 °C
Avg rainfall for June in Chicago
87.0 mm

Airports servicing Buffalo

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Hourly flight availability from Buffalo to Chicago

See what time of day planes typically take off from Buffalo towards Chicago.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 48% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 24% of flight departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 24% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 4% of flight departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Buffalo to Chicago
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Buffalo to Chicago.
Sunday
21 daily flights
Monday
29 daily flights
Tuesday
30 daily flights
Wednesday
29 daily flights
Thursday
21 daily flights
Friday
27 daily flights
Saturday
17 daily flights
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