Cheap flights from Birmingham to Chicago

Return
Economy
Birmingham (BHX)
Chicago (CHI)
Depart
Return
Any month
Compare vs Cheapflights |

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
£357 - £609
CHI
Temperature
1 - 29 °C
CHI
Precipitation
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

£392

Average for round-trip flights in September 2021

Round-trip from

£357

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?

Wednesday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 28%.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Birmingham to Chicago at least 50 days early can save you up to 46% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 50 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Birmingham to Chicago for as little as £471 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as £636 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in July. For low rates, November can be a great choice for travel to Chicago. Flights to Chicago from Birmingham in November are about £437 on average during November, but can be found for as low as £314.

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

It’s typically best to fly out from Birmingham to Chicago at midday. Doing so could potentially save you 22% on the flight price compared to flying in the evening, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Birmingham to Chicago in September, October 2021

The best prices found for BHX to CHI flights in September, October
18 Oct - 3 Nov
£358pp
BHX
Birmingham
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Brussels Airlines
 
1 STOP
BHX
Birmingham
18 Oct - 3 Nov
£370pp
BHX
Birmingham
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
BHX
Birmingham
18 Oct - 3 Nov
£383pp
BHX
Birmingham
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Brussels Airlines
 
1 STOP
BHX
Birmingham

Birmingham to Chicago 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Birmingham found for this year
12 Nov - 15 Nov
£332pp
BHX
Birmingham
Brussels Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Brussels Airlines
 
1 STOP
BHX
Birmingham
12 Nov - 15 Nov
£333pp
BHX
Birmingham
Brussels Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Brussels Airlines
 
1 STOP
BHX
Birmingham
18 Oct - 3 Nov
£358pp
BHX
Birmingham
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Brussels Airlines
 
1 STOP
BHX
Birmingham

One-way flights to Chicago from Birmingham

The cheapest one-way flights from Birmingham to Chicago
07:05 - 05:55
Turkish Airlines
1 stop
28h 50m
BHX - ORD
Turkish Airlines
02:00 - 13:07
KLM
2 stops
17h 07m
BHX - MDW
KLM
£669
Bravofly
06:50 - 19:40
Virgin Atlantic
2 stops
18h 50m
BHX - MDW
Virgin Atlantic
£685
Travel2Be

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Birmingham</span> to <span class="emphasized">Chicago</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Birmingham to Chicago

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

Birmingham (BHX), located 6.8 mi from the city centre, 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.

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.

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.

Can I find flights from Birmingham to Chicago for under £300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Birmingham to Chicago for under £300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Brussels Airlines for just £291, but on average you can expect to pay £341.

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

Brussels Airlines, at £291, was found to be the cheapest airline from Birmingham to Chicago.Alternate airlines flying return to your destination include Virgin Atlantic and Air Canada. Users have found that Brussels Airlines is 33% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

£632 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Turkish Airlines. You may also be able to find cheap deals on KLM and Virgin Atlantic, with prices starting from £669 and £685, respectively.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Chicago, IL

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Chicago from Birmingham?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Birmingham to Chicago

Most visitors from Birmingham will not be allowed to enter Chicago.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Birmingham must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Chicago.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Birmingham are not required to quarantine after entering Chicago.

Do I need a test to fly back to Birmingham from Chicago?

Returning to Birmingham from Chicago

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Chicago must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Birmingham.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Chicago are not required to quarantine after entering Birmingham.

Hide COVID Travel Restrictions for Chicago, IL

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 = $1.38
Average temperature for September in Chicago
25.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in Chicago
60.0 mm

Airports servicing Birmingham

Airports servicing 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
Lufthansa
£265 £423 No cancel fee 76%
Search Lufthansa flights
Virgin Atlantic
£283 £432 No cancel fee 72%
Search Virgin Atlantic flights
Brussels Airlines
£296 £358 No cancel fee N/A
Search Brussels Airlines flights
Air France
£302 £479 No cancel fee 77%
Search Air France flights
KLM
£307 £436 No cancel fee 75%
Search KLM flights
Aer Lingus
£349 £489 No cancel fee N/A
Search Aer Lingus flights
Delta
£353 £421 No cancel fee N/A
Search Delta flights
British Airways
£391 £552 No cancel fee 70%
Search British Airways flights
Home North America USA Illinois Chicago Cheap flights from Birmingham to Chicago
  • Return
  • One-way
  • Multi-city
  • Economy
  • Premium Economy
  • Business
  • First
  • Multiple
Economy
  • Economy
  • Premium Economy
  • Business
  • First
Economy
  • Economy
  • Premium Economy
  • Business
  • First
Economy
  • Economy
  • Premium Economy
  • Business
  • First
Economy
  • Economy
  • Premium Economy
  • Business
  • First
Economy
  • Economy
  • Premium Economy
  • Business
  • First
Economy
  • Economy
  • Premium Economy
  • Business
  • First