Fort Lauderdale, FL to Chicago, IL flights from $69

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Cheapest one-way trip

$69

Cheapest nonstop round-trip

$71

Cheapest round-trip

$121

Average round-trip

$161

Nonstop flights in November

$71 – $1214

Round trips

Fort Lauderdale FLLChicago MDW

Frontier Airlines

$141
Fort Lauderdale FLLChicago MDW

Frontier Airlines

$141

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Travelers usually depart from Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International, Ft Lauderdale, Fort Lauderdale-Broward Blvd Park & Ride, Fort Lauderdale Amtrak, or Fort Lauderdale Executive when they travel from Fort Lauderdale to Chicago. Book your trip to arrive at O Hare International, Chicago Midway International, Chicago, IL - Union Station, Chicago Rockford International, or Chicago Downtown Greyhound Station. The distance between Fort Lauderdale and Chicago is 1882 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Spirit Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Frontier Airlines, United Airlines, and JetBlue Airways. Fort Lauderdale and Chicago have 401 direct flights per week.

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United AirlinesUALUAYesNo
JetBlue AirwaysJBUB6YesOpens 24 days before flight
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United States COVID-19 travel restrictions

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Most travelers from Fort Lauderdale, FLL can enter Chicago, ORD.

Departure

Additional information
  • Masks are recommended in certain settings

Return

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed
  • Proof of a negative pre-departure COVID-19 test result is not required
  • Quarantine is not required

Information is provided as guidance only and accurate at the time of publishing. Always check government websites and airline materials before booking and traveling.

Learn more about COVID-19 restrictions in United States in our dedicated Stories article.

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 3.3 hours.
What is the flight distance between Fort Lauderdale and Chicago?
The flight distance between Fort Lauderdale and Chicago is 1882 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 American Airlines, Spirit Airlines, Frontier Airlines, United Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from Fort Lauderdale?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Fort Lauderdale and New York, Denver, Washington, D.C., Paris, Atlanta, Cincinnati, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Asheville, Indianapolis, Boston, Philadelphia, Barcelona, Houston, Norfolk, San Juan, Nashville, Detroit, Dallas, Tampa.
What are the most popular routes to and from Chicago?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Chicago and Phoenix, Las Vegas, Denver, Orlando, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Tampa, Miami, Salt Lake City, New York, Atlanta, London, Sacramento, Minneapolis, Mexico City, Paris, Austin, Washington, D.C., Fort Myers, Rome.
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 Gerald R. Ford International, General Mitchell International, Dane County Regional, General Wayne A. Downing Peoria International, Fort Wayne International, Quad City International, Central Illinois Regional, South Bend International, Muskegon County, Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International.
What buses and trains depart from Fort Lauderdale?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Fort Lauderdale, including Greyhound.
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  • Chicago Midway International
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  • General Wayne A. Downing Peoria International
  • Quad City International
  • Fort Wayne International
  • Central Illinois Regional
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