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Travelers usually depart from Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International, Ft Lauderdale, Fort Lauderdale Amtrak, or Fort Lauderdale-Broward Blvd Park & Ride when they travel from Fort Lauderdale to Chicago. Book your trip to arrive at O Hare International, Chicago Midway International, Chicago Rockford International, Chicago Downtown Greyhound Station, or Chicago Union Station. The distance between Fort Lauderdale and Chicago is 1907 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Spirit Airlines, Southwest Airlines, American Airlines, United Airlines, and Delta Air Lines. Fort Lauderdale and Chicago have 211 direct flights per week.

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NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingAirport check-in closesOnline check-in available
Spirit AirlinesNKSNKNo10 min before flightNo
Southwest AirlinesSWAWNNoUnknownNo
American AirlinesAALAAYesUnknownNo
United AirlinesUALUAYesUnknownNo
Delta Air LinesDALDLYesUnknownNo

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Fort Lauderdale to Chicago?

A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Fort Lauderdale and Chicago takes around 3.2 hours.

What is the flight distance between Fort Lauderdale and Chicago?

The flight distance between Fort Lauderdale and Chicago is 1907 km.

What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Fort Lauderdale and Chicago?

Several carriers operate flights between Fort Lauderdale and Chicago. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Spirit Airlines, Southwest Airlines, United Airlines, American Airlines, JetBlue Airways.

What are the most popular routes to and from Fort Lauderdale?

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Fort Lauderdale and LaGuardia, Orlando International, Denver International, Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International, Dallas/Fort Worth International, George Bush Intercontinental, Logan International, Tampa International, O Hare International, Philadelphia International, Charlotte Douglas International.

What are the most popular routes to and from Chicago?

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Chicago and Los Angeles International, McCarran International, Miami International, Orlando International, Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International, Denver International, Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International, Dallas/Fort Worth International, George Bush Intercontinental, Tampa International, Phoenix Sky Harbor International.

Which airports are there in Fort Lauderdale?

Fort Lauderdale is mainly served by Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International. But there are other airports nearby, including Fort Lauderdale Executive.

What airports are near Fort Lauderdale?

The main airport in Fort Lauderdale is Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International. It is also served by Miami International, Southwest Florida International, Palm Beach International, Punta Gorda, Orlando Melbourne International, Naples Municipal, Vero Beach Regional.

What airports are near Chicago?

The main airport in Chicago is O Hare International. It is also served by General Mitchell International, Gerald R. Ford International, Dane County Regional, Quad City International, General Wayne A. Downing Peoria International, South Bend International, Fort Wayne International, Muskegon County, Central Illinois Regional, Decatur.

What buses and trains depart from Fort Lauderdale?

A number of bus and train companies depart from Fort Lauderdale, including Greyhound, Amtrak train.

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