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The best prices from Birmingham to Chicago are usually found in November or February, booked 49 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Wednesday and return on a Friday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Birmingham (BHX) to Chicago (CHI)

All the information you need to plan the best BHX to CHI flight in 2021: compare Birmingham to Chicago flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Chicago.
BHX - CHI
Price
£351 - £599
CHI
Temperature
1 - 29 °C
CHI
Rainfall
17 - 109 mm

Popular in

July

High demand for flights, 28% potential price rise

Cheapest in

November

Best time to find cheap flights, 18% potential price drop

Average price

£377

Average for round-trip flights in April 2021

Round-trip from

£351

From Birmingham 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 return from Birmingham to Chicago?

Flights from Birmingham to Chicago are generally found to be more expensive on Saturday. 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 Birmingham to Chicago?

To save on the cost of your flight from Birmingham to Chicago, book at least 61 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 32% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from £382 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as £462.

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

Flights from Birmingham to Chicago lean towards being more expensive in July. Prices are generally better when you fly from Birmingham to Chicago in October, with the cheapest ticket starting at £251.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Birmingham to Chicago (BHX - CHI)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Birmingham to Chicago is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the evening tend to be the most expensive. A flight at midday could potentially save you up to 22% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Birmingham to Chicago in April, May 2021

The best prices found for BHX to CHI flights in April, May
13 May - 17 May
£555pp
BHX
Birmingham
KLM
   
2 STOPS
MDW
Chicago Midway
MDW
Chicago Midway
KLM
   
2 STOPS
BHX
Birmingham
13 May - 17 May
£556pp
BHX
Birmingham
KLM
   
2 STOPS
MDW
Chicago Midway
MDW
Chicago Midway
KLM
   
2 STOPS
BHX
Birmingham
13 May - 17 May
£557pp
BHX
Birmingham
KLM
   
2 STOPS
MDW
Chicago Midway
MDW
Chicago Midway
KLM
   
2 STOPS
BHX
Birmingham

Birmingham to Chicago 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Birmingham found for this year
10 Sep - 17 Sep
£358pp
BHX
Birmingham
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
BHX
Birmingham
10 Sep - 17 Sep
£359pp
BHX
Birmingham
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BHX
Birmingham
10 Sep - 17 Sep
£361pp
BHX
Birmingham
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
BHX
Birmingham

One-way flights to Chicago from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Birmingham to Chicago
04:25 - 03:24
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
52h 59m
BHX - ORD
Multiple Airlines
£338
Kiwi.com
02:00 - 12:59
KLM
2 stops
16h 59m
BHX - MDW
KLM
£366
Tripmonster
02:45 - 14:10
Lufthansa
1 stop
17h 25m
BHX - ORD
Lufthansa
£600
SnapTravelAir

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Flight FAQs

From Birmingham to Chicago

Are flight prices decreasing from Birmingham to Chicago due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both Birmingham and Chicago for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Birmingham to Chicago to control the spread of COVID-19?

Delta is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. New policies for travellers booking flights from Birmingham to Chicago include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitisation, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially-distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from Birmingham to Chicago that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Aer Lingus, KLM, and Lufthansa. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

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

Birmingham (BHX), located 6.8 mi from the city center, is the airport you fly out of when you book flights from Birmingham to Chicago. 10 airlines have flights from Birmingham to Chicago on a regular basis. Booking flights from Birmingham to Chicago should not be difficult; the airport handles an average of 0 outbound flights to Chicago per day.

Can I find flights from Birmingham to Chicago for under £358 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Birmingham to Chicago for under £358. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just £358, but on average you can expect to pay £666.

Are there direct flights from Birmingham to Chicago for under £358 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from Birmingham to Chicago, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

Is Birmingham weather warmer or cooler than Chicago?

Expect the weather to be around 29 °C on average in July. As the temperature peaks, try to get your plans done early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. The climate in Chicago is generally hotter than in Birmingham.

How long does is the flight from Birmingham to Chicago?

A quick flight from Birmingham to Chicago can take about 14h 10m. Virgin Atlantic provides one of the quickest options available for as low as £604. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Birmingham to Chicago return?

According to our current data, Aer Lingus (£546), KLM (£555), and Virgin Atlantic (£604) offers the cheapest pricing from Birmingham to Chicago.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Virgin Atlantic. According to our data, you can fly for as low as £333. Users have also found prices from £366 and £600 on Virgin Atlantic and KLM, respectively.

Destination information for Chicago

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Birmingham to Chicago.
Today's exchange rate
£1 = $1.40
Average temperature for April in Chicago
17.0 °C
Avg rainfall for April in Chicago
58.0 mm

Airports servicing Birmingham

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Top 8 airlines flying from Birmingham to Chicago

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Birmingham to Chicago choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Brussels Airlines
£407 £492 No cancel fee N/A
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Delta
£485 £579 No cancel fee N/A
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Lufthansa
£364 £581 No cancel fee 76%
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Virgin Atlantic
£390 £594 No cancel fee 72%
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KLM
£422 £599 No cancel fee 75%
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Air France
£415 £658 No cancel fee 77%
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Aer Lingus
£480 £672 No cancel fee N/A
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British Airways
£538 £759 No cancel fee 70%
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