Book Cheap Flight Tickets from Chicago (CHI) to Phoenix (PHX)
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About Chicago

On the shores of Lake Michigan, Chicago, the largest city in Illinois and the third largest in the US, provides a wide range of artistic, musical, historical, and architectural pursuits. People who appreciate culture can visit renowned institutions like the Art Institute of Chicago, take a cruise on the Chicago River to see cutting-edge architectural marvels, or simply take a stroll through Millennium Park and the Loop to observe outdoor artwork (like the iconic "Bean"). If you want to meet the locals, buy a ticket to a baseball game, go to a live blues or jazz performance (all of which have a long history in Chicago), or take in a comedy act at Second City, where many famous comedians started their careers.

About Phoenix

Phoenix is one of the most charming cities in America. It boasts the beaming sun and cherishable warm temperatures throughout the year, It has expansive dry deserts because of which it is so loved and visited. Take a Dolly Steamboat ride along Canyon Lake or gaze into the ominous Grand Canyon's depths. On a trip to Phoenix, anyone with an interest in sports, history, having a good time, or being close to nature can find something to whet their appetite.

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FAQs on Chicago to Phoenix Flights
1. Which airlines fly directly from Chicago to Phoenix?

There are two major airports in Chicago— Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) and Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD). There is only one major airport in Phoneix—Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX). 

The direct flying airlines from both the airports in Chicago to PHX are:

ORD to PHX — American, United, and Southwest. 

MDW to PHX— Frontier, and Southwest.

2. I’m booking a non-stop/direct flight to Phoenix from Chicago. Which airport do I choose?
To consider flying directly from Chicago to Phoenix you can choose both the major airports in Chicago—Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) and Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) at a distance of 12 and 18 miles from the center of the city. To land directly in Phoenix there is only one major airport—Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX) lying at a distance of just 5 miles from the city center.
3. What is the duration of the flight between Chicago and Phoenix?
3 hours and 31 minutes are the shortest duration to fly from Chicago to Phoenix with no layovers. The longest duration flight is around 3 hours and 50 minutes without any stoppage. You can also take flights of different durations depending upon your convenience.
4. Which airline has the least delayed flights from CHI to PHX?
American and United airlines with a success rate of 81 percent fly with higher accuracy and reach on time. However, the flight delay depends upon different circumstances like bad weather or technical issues and you will be informed if a flight gets delayed.
5. Which is the cheapest day of the week to fly from Chicago to PHX?
The cheapest days to fly in a week are Tuesday, Wednesday, and Saturday. You can even book a return flight ticket from Chicago to PHX if you have flexible dates for the journey.
6. Do I need to pay any fees or charges for canceling my flight from Chicago to Phoenix?
There are certain charges that you might have to pay while cancelation of the flight. These charges vary from airline to airline. Many airlines have even waived the charges since post-pandemic. You can contact the respective airline's support team for the same.
7. Do airlines offer sleeping areas to passengers traveling from Chicago to Phoenix?
In MDW, there isn't a specific sleeping place. It is possible for travelers to locate a cozy place to spend the night. At the landside, there are no benches or resting armchairs for lying down. Bring a portable mattress with you so you can sleep comfortably. At ORD, there are only a few sleeping areas with relatively little sleeping furniture. After covid, some of the formerly nap-worthy seats were altered, requiring passengers to move around in search of armrest-free seats.
8. Am I allowed to carry food/eatables on my flight to Phoenix?
Carrying solids and dry food is allowed. Liquid and gel-like might cause inconvenience so it is not allowed while you are in the flight. So always prefer having solid substances. TSA officers would request you to separate the food substances that might cause clutter while passing through the X-ray machine.
9. What is the baggage allowance on a flight from CHI to Phoenix?

The amount of luggage you can bring on board varies on the size of the aircraft, the cabin you are in, and the airlines you have booked with. The following guidelines are the normal recommendations for the situation:

The following weight and size restrictions apply to the one piece of checked baggage and one item of carry-on luggage you are allowed to bring.


For checked baggage, weight restrictions range from 23 kg to 32 kg (50 to 70 pounds) and the maximum size is 158 cm (62 inches).


5 KGS to 8 KGS/ 12 pounds or 18 pounds of weight is permitted for carry-on luggage, with a maximum total size of 50 inches and dimensions of 22, 18, and 10 inches.

10. I lost my baggage during my flight to Phoenix from Chicago. How can I recover it?
Before departing the airport, you can file a complaint with the lost and found department if any luggage is discovered to be missing. Within 48 hours, TSA inspectors will locate it at the appropriate baggage claim area after tracking it through the airline tracking system (ATS). Within 30 days, you can claim your baggage.
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