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Bagging affordable plane tickets between Chicago and Tampa can be a cumbersome process. Whether you are looking for a vacation or have a last-minute meeting schedule, you will want to save some dollars to spend when you arrive in Tampa. 

And that is why we are here to help you find affordable plane tickets that suit your budget and offer you a secure and hassle-free journey. It doesn’t matter whether you want to book a one-way, non-stop, or round trip, we offer some of the cheapest airfares that won’t take a toll on your wallet. So, what are you waiting for? Book your cheap flights from Chicago to Tampa with Crystal Travel.

About Chicago

Chicago houses many cultural and thrilling attractions, including bold architecture, fascinating art galleries, and fragrant cuisine. Settled on the southern shores of Lake Michigan, Chicago is the major center of commerce and finance, along with famous education institutes and bustling sports venues. The notable attractions are the John Hancock Center, Willis Tower, the Art Institute of Chicago, and the Chicago Historical Society.

About Tampa

Tampa is a major business hub with rich cultural scenes. The city offers many thrilling and fun attractions to its visitors, including intriguing museums, amusement parks, spa resorts, and miles of beaches. Its historic neighborhoods, such as Ybor City and Old Hyde Park, are amongst the oldest neighborhoods in the country.  Sitting along Florida’s Gulf Coast, Tampa also offers beautiful beaches and water sports activities.

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FAQs on Chicago to Tampa Flights
Which airlines fly non-stop from Chicago to Tampa?

The following airlines offer non-stop flights to Tampa from Chicago.

  • American Airlines
  • Frontier Airlines
  • Southwest Airlines
  • Spirit Airlines
  • United Airlines
I’m booking a non-stop flight to Tampa from Chicago, Illinois. Which airport do I choose?

Chicago, Illinois is served by two commercial airports. You can choose between the two airports in Chicago to book your non-stop flight depending on travel time, the departure time, and the airfare offered. The airports are:

  • Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) is about 12 miles southwest of the Loop business district in Chicago.
  • O’Hare International Airport (ORD) is about 17 miles northwest of the Loop business district.

Meanwhile, all the flights to Tampa land at Tampa International Airport (TPA), the only commercial airport in the city. TPA is about 6 miles west of Downtown Tampa, Florida.

What is the flight duration between Chicago and Tampa?
A non-stop flight departing from Chicago takes around 2 hours and 45 minutes to land at an airport in Chicago. The quickest non-stop flight, operated by Southwest Airlines from Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW), takes around 2 hours and 25 minutes to reach Tampa International Airport (TPA).
Which airline from Chicago has the least delayed flights to Tampa?
As per the data available till May 2022, Southwest Airlines has the least delayed flights between Chicago and Tampa, followed by Spirit and American Airlines.
Which is the cheapest day of the week to fly to Tampa from Chicago?
Tuesdays and Wednesdays are the cheapest days to fly to Tampa from Chicago, Illinois. Generally, flights are pricier on Fridays and Sundays. However, this doesn’t mean that you cannot find affordable flights. Be flexible with your plans and explore our flight deals to secure cheap flight tickets.
Do I need to pay any fees or charges for canceling my flight from ORD/MDW to TPA?
Most airlines do charge a processing fee for changes or cancellations of flights. Whether you incur a cancellation fee depends on the airline and travel class as many airlines have waived their change and cancellation fees since the pandemic. For more information, contact our customer support team or check the cancellation policies on the airline's website.
Do airlines offer sleeping areas to passengers traveling from Chicago to Tampa?
Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport (ORD) offers sleeping pods to passengers for rent after security check-in. They can take a nap, watch TV, or work in a private space from there. Also, some airlines furnish lounges for business and first-class ticket holders. Also, there are recliner chairs and pre-installed seats in the concourse area at ORD and Chicago’s Midway Airport where passengers can sit and rest.
Am I allowed to carry food and eatables on my flight to Tampa?
You may carry food and eatables in your carry-on or checked baggage as long as it is solid and well packed according to the TSA policy. However, you cannot carry liquid, semi-liquid, and gel items on flights.
What is the baggage allowance on a flight from Chicago to Tampa?

As per the standard for domestic flights in the USA, you can check in one piece of baggage and carry one in the cabin. 

  • The dimensions (length + width + height) of the checked baggage must not exceed 62 inches (158 cm), and the weight must be less than 50 pounds (23 kg). 
  • The carry-on weight must be less than 18 lbs (8 kg), and the bag’s dimensions must be compatible to fit in the overhead cabin or beneath the seat.

The baggage allowance on a flight between ORD/MDW and TPA may vary with the airlines and the airfare. Please check with our travel experts or the airline before booking.

I lost my baggage during my flight from Chicago to Tampa, Florida. How can I recover it?
Contact the airlines immediately if your baggage is lost during your flight to Tampa. Airlines are responsible for any lost, damaged, or delayed baggage. You can request them to deliver the bag to your address or provide accommodation till your bag is recovered. Check the airline and government policies for more information, or contact our travel experts.
What are the latest offers available with Crystal Travel on flights to Tampa?
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