Cheap flights from Buffalo to Chicago

BUF — CHI
12 Dec — 19 Dec1
Return
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The best prices from Buffalo to Chicago are usually found in January or December, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Monday and return on a Friday

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 2022: compare Buffalo to Chicago flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Chicago.

BUF - CHI

Price

C$ 199 - C$ 290

CHI

Temperature

-5 - 23 °C

CHI

Rainfall

43 - 125 mm

Popular inAprilHigh demand for flights, 13% potential price rise
Cheapest inJanuaryBest time to find cheap flights, 21% potential price drop
Round-trip fromC$ 271From Buffalo to Chicago (CHI)
One-way fromC$ 159One-way flight from Buffalo to Chicago (CHI)

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Buffalo to Chicago?

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Monday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

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

To save up to 47% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 61 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Buffalo to Chicago from C$ 403 1-2 weeks out and tickets from C$ 534 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

January can be a great time to fly to Chicago from Buffalo with a flight ticket averaging about C$ 342. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of January for as cheap as C$ 187. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of April.

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

When flying from Buffalo to Chicago, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the morning, which can drop the price by up to 31% versus a flight at noon.

Cheap flights from Buffalo to Chicago in December, January 2022

The best prices found for BUF to CHI flights for December, January
11 Jan. - 14 Jan.
BUF

Buffalo

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

7h 05m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

BUF

Buffalo

1 stop

5h 44m
C$ 251

JetBlue

Deal found 7/12

9 Jan. - 11 Jan.
BUF

Buffalo

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

7h 05m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

BUF

Buffalo

1 stop

4h 54m
C$ 283

JetBlue

Deal found 7/12

31 Dec. - 3 Jan.
BUF

Buffalo

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

4h 12m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

BUF

Buffalo

1 stop

5h 37m
C$ 294

Delta

Deal found 7/12

Buffalo to Chicago 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Buffalo found for this year
31 Dec. - 3 Jan.
BUF

Buffalo

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

4h 12m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

BUF

Buffalo

1 stop

5h 37m
C$ 294

Delta

Deal found 7/12

21 Dec. - 4 Jan.
BUF

Buffalo

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 51m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

BUF

Buffalo

1 stop

6h 30m
C$ 313

Multiple Airlines

Deal found 7/12

21 Dec. - 4 Jan.
BUF

Buffalo

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

5h 47m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

BUF

Buffalo

1 stop

6h 30m
C$ 316

JetBlue

Deal found 7/12

Cheap JetBlue flights from Buffalo to Chicago

11 Jan. - 14 Jan.
BUF

Buffalo

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

7h 05m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

BUF

Buffalo

1 stop

5h 44m
C$ 251

JetBlue

Deal found 7/12

10 Feb. - 12 Feb.
BUF

Buffalo

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

6h 44m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

BUF

Buffalo

1 stop

5h 44m
C$ 253

JetBlue

Deal found 7/12

10 Feb. - 12 Feb.
BUF

Buffalo

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

6h 44m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

BUF

Buffalo

1 stop

6h 51m
C$ 279

JetBlue

Deal found 5/12

Cheap United Airlines flights from Buffalo to Chicago

27 Apr. - 30 Apr.
BUF

Buffalo

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 50m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

BUF

Buffalo

Nonstop

1h 38m
C$ 353

United Airlines

Deal found 5/12

19 Jan. - 20 Jan.
BUF

Buffalo

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 58m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

BUF

Buffalo

Nonstop

1h 38m
C$ 385

United Airlines

Deal found 5/12

13 Dec. - 14 Dec.
BUF

Buffalo

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

12h 06m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

BUF

Buffalo

1 stop

8h 13m
C$ 556

United Airlines

Deal found 6/12

Direct flights to Chicago from Buffalo

Save time with Buffalo to Chicago direct flight deals
20 Dec. - 22 Dec.
BUF

Buffalo

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

2h 02m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

BUF

Buffalo

Nonstop

1h 37m
C$ 331

American Airlines

Deal found 4/12

21 Dec. - 4 Jan.
BUF

Buffalo

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 51m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

BUF

Buffalo

Nonstop

1h 37m
C$ 351

American Airlines

Deal found 7/12

27 Apr. - 30 Apr.
BUF

Buffalo

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 50m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

BUF

Buffalo

Nonstop

1h 38m
C$ 353

United Airlines

Deal found 5/12

Last minute flights from Buffalo to Chicago

Late deals on round-trip flights to Chicago from Buffalo, departing today and this week
16 Dec. - 19 Dec.
BUF

Buffalo

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

4h 59m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

BUF

Buffalo

1 stop

5h 34m
C$ 507

Delta

Deal found 6/12

13 Dec. - 14 Dec.
BUF

Buffalo

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

6h 37m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

BUF

Buffalo

1 stop

6h 18m
C$ 534

JetBlue

Deal found 6/12

13 Dec. - 14 Dec.
BUF

Buffalo

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

12h 06m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

BUF

Buffalo

1 stop

8h 13m
C$ 556

United Airlines

Deal found 6/12

One-way flights to Chicago from Buffalo

The cheapest one-way flights from Buffalo to Chicago
11 Jan.
BUF

Buffalo

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

7h 05m
C$ 124

JetBlue

Deal found 5/12

8 Feb.
BUF

Buffalo

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

6h 44m
C$ 125

JetBlue

Deal found 7/12

12 Dec.
BUF

Buffalo

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

20h 23m
C$ 136

Frontier

Deal found 5/12

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Buffalo to Chicago flights.

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 28 flights from Buffalo to Chicago per day from 3 different airlines.

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

United Airlines, American 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$ 300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Buffalo to Chicago for under C$ 300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on JetBlue for just C$ 251, but on average you can expect to pay C$ 311.

Are there direct flights from Buffalo to Chicago for under C$ 400 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 15 direct flights from Buffalo to Chicago under C$ 400. A good price for a direct flight from Buffalo to Chicago is less than C$ 414.

Are there last-minute flights available from Buffalo to Chicago for under C$ 600?

There are currently 6+ open flights from Buffalo to Chicago within the next 7 days for less than C$ 600.

What days are direct flights available from Buffalo to Chicago?

You can find direct flights on the following days: Sunday, Monday, Friday, Saturday.

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

Per day, 16 flights depart from Buffalo to Chicago on average.
Morning (6am - Midday) - 56% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 19% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 25% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Buffalo to Chicago?

Departing from Buffalo to Chicago will take you 4h 12m. Airlines will cover a distance of 763 km. Both multi-stop and direct flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

Flying on JetBlue is currently your cheapest option to Chicago, with prices starting at C$ 251. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Delta and American Airlines, with the lowest prices starting at C$ 294 and C$ 312, respectively. You may be able to fly from Buffalo to Chicago for 26% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

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

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Buffalo to Chicago are JetBlue (C$ 124), Frontier (C$ 136), and United Airlines (C$ 163).

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Buffalo to Chicago?

American Airlines, JetBlue and United Airlines are the most popular airlines when flying from Buffalo to Chicago.

What are the most reliable airlines from Buffalo to Chicago?

The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from Buffalo to Chicago are GoJet (100%), Copa Airlines (97%) and Republic Airways (94%).

What are the cheapest flights from Buffalo to Chicago?

While on average a flight from Buffalo to Chicago is generally C$ 382, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is C$ 304. When looking at the most popular route, (Buffalo - Chicago O'Hare Intl), you can expect to pay C$ 315 for that flight.

Top 2 airlines flying from Buffalo to Chicago

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Buffalo to Chicago choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
American AirlinesCheapestC$ 205AverageC$ 333FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%COVID-19 safety
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United AirlinesCheapestC$ 248AverageC$ 381FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Buffalo to Chicago

See what time of day planes typically take off from Buffalo to Chicago
13%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
40%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
44%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
3%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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
Sunday26daily flights
Monday33daily flights
Tuesday30daily flights
Wednesday32daily flights
Thursday31daily flights
Friday32daily flights
Saturday14daily flights