Cheap Flights from Nashville to Chicago in 2019

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Flight information Nashville to Chicago

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Average flight time, total distance 411 miles

1h 25min

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Southwest Airlines

Chicago O'Hare International, Chicago Midway and Chicago Rockford

3 airports

Frequently asked questions

There are 3 airports in Chicago: Chicago O'Hare International, Chicago Midway and Chicago Rockford.
The best price found on Skyscanner for a flight from Nashville to Chicago is $77. This was found by aggregating across different carriers and is the cheapest price for the whole month.
1h 25min is the average flight time from Nashville to Chicago.
There are 8 airlines who fly non-stop from Nashville to Chicago.
There are 159 flights per week flying from Nashville to Chicago, as of October.

Nashville has seen the rise of many talented musicians, therefore lending much deserved credit to the nickname “Music City” that Tennessee’s capital has acquired. Many big names in the healthcare, transportation, banking, and music industry have their roots in Nashville, among these being Hospital Corporation of America, Gibson, Dell, and Dollar General. Courtesy of its great standard of living and wealth of economic opportunities, Forbes has placed Athens of the South on its top 5 places for starting a career!

That being the case, residents here can relate to the major urban hustle and bustle touted by Nashville’s northern neighbor. Chi-Town is located 397 miles away, and the total trip time between the two cities averages 1 hour and 22 minutes. For direct flights from Nashville to Chicago can be boarded via American Airlines, Continental Airlines, United Airlines, and US Airways. The destination is essentially a larger version of its smaller, southern counterpart; climate wise, the weather can get a bit colder in the winter months.

Now departing Nashville International

Jointly used by the public and military, Nashville’s primary airport has experienced marked growth in the last few years, with 2014 annual passenger traffic figures topping out at 11 million.

The airfield caters to 50 non-stop routes throughout North America; it features four runways, one of which is over two miles long, a massive, 1 million square foot terminal, and 47 passenger gates. Southwest and American Airlines both use Nashville International as a central flight hub.

The facility is outfitted with a captivating “Arts at the Airport” program, which houses numerous exhibits from artists from all over the United States. Of course, being the country music capital of the world, you will always find great live rock and jazz performances in the terminal as well!

Enjoy your stay in Chicago

As difficult as it may seem for newcomers, try not to let The Windy City’s impressive size intimidate you; there are more attractions than can be listed on a single travel itinerary, but sticking to the local highlights will get you started! For a fun-filled day with the family, head out to Hancock Center on Chicago’s Gold Coast. It is full of restaurants and shops, and houses the famous John Hancock Observatory.

Indulge your food desires even further by going on the Progressive Dining Tour, which takes tourists to Chi-Town’s greatest eateries! The Field Museum and Lincoln Park Zoo should be on your to do list, too. The more spending money you have on your vacation, the better.

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