Tampa, FL to Chicago, IL flights from $56

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Cheapest one-way trip

$56

Cheapest nonstop round-trip

$56

Cheapest round-trip

$114

Average round-trip

$182

Nonstop flights in November

$56 – $812

Round trips

Tampa TPAChicago MDW

Frontier Airlines

$122
Tampa TPAChicago MDW

Frontier Airlines

$124

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Travelers usually depart from Tampa International, St. Pete–Clearwater International, Tampa, FL - Union Station, Tampa, FL Bus Station, or Tampa, FL - Marion Transit Center when they travel from Tampa 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 Tampa and Chicago is 1608 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Delta Air Lines, Frontier Airlines, United Airlines, Spirit Airlines, and American Airlines. Tampa and Chicago have 401 direct flights per week.

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American Airlines on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Frontier Airlines on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Allegiant Air on Wednesdays, and Sundays.

Spirit Airlines on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

United Airlines on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Check-in for a flight from Tampa to Chicago

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
Delta Air LinesDALDLYesOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
Frontier AirlinesFFTF9NoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
United AirlinesUALUAYesNo
Spirit AirlinesNKSNKNoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
American AirlinesAALAAYesNo

United States COVID-19 travel restrictions

Your trip summary

Most travelers from Tampa, TPA 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 Tampa to Chicago?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Tampa and Chicago takes around 2.9 hours.
What is the flight distance between Tampa and Chicago?
The flight distance between Tampa and Chicago is 1608 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Tampa and Chicago?
Several carriers operate flights between Tampa and Chicago. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include American Airlines, Allegiant Air, Spirit Airlines, Frontier Airlines, United Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from Tampa?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Tampa and Denver, Philadelphia, Las Vegas, Cleveland, Los Angeles, New York, London, Minneapolis, Atlanta, Washington, D.C., Phoenix, Fort Lauderdale, Barcelona, San Francisco, Austin, Sacramento, Paris, Milwaukee, Nashville, Boston.
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, Miami, Salt Lake City, New York, Atlanta, London, Sacramento, Minneapolis, Mexico City, Paris, Austin, Washington, D.C., Fort Lauderdale, Fort Myers, Rome.
Which airports are there in Tampa?
Tampa is mainly served by Tampa International. But there are other airports nearby, including St. Pete–Clearwater International.
What airports are near Tampa?
The main airport in Tampa is Tampa International. It is also served by Orlando Sanford International, Southwest Florida International, Sarasota–Bradenton International, Punta Gorda, Orlando Melbourne International, Naples Municipal, Gainesville Regional, Daytona Beach International, Vero Beach Regional, Orlando Executive.
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 Tampa?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Tampa, including Amtrak train, Greyhound.
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