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The cheapest times to fly from AMA to MDW are

  • January 22nd to February 4th
  • April 23rd to May 13th
  • July 23rd to December 16th (except the week of November 19th)

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from AMA to MDW is late September. Prices can be as high as $1358 for Sunday flights during early March, or as low as $995 for Tuesday flights around late September.

 

When to Fly to Chicago

Flying from Amarillo, TX (AMA) to Chicago, IL (MDW) will usually cost between $995 to $1161 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late September with an average ticket price of $995. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early March, with an average price of $1169. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $174 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1056 can be considered a good price for a round-trip AMA to MDW flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the AMA to MDW route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

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AMA to MDW Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the AMA to MDW flight is priced close to the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Amarillo. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.75, which is above average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $54 (5%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1033. Return trip prices are from the MDW to AMA flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from AMA to MDW can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 34 minutes may not be realistic.

 

Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from AMA to MDW while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) in Chicago, IL

  • 15 miles (24 km) away from MDW
  • Usually 60.45% less expensive than MDW
  • 1-layover flights available

See AMA to ORD flights

Destination alternative #2: General Mitchell International Airport (MKE) in Milwaukee, WI

  • 81 miles (130 km) away from MDW
  • Usually 57.13% less expensive than MDW
  • 1-layover flights available

See AMA to MKE flights

Destination alternative #3: Gerald R. Ford International Airport (GRR) in Grand Rapids, MI

  • 137 miles (220 km) away from MDW
  • Usually 56.23% less expensive than MDW
  • 1-layover flights available

See AMA to GRR flights

Destination alternative #4: Dane County Regional-Truax Field Airport (MSN) in Madison, WI

  • 124 miles (200 km) away from MDW
  • Usually 54.14% less expensive than MDW
  • 1-layover flights available

See AMA to MSN flights

Destination alternative #5: Quad City International Airport (MLI) in Moline, IL

  • 144 miles (232 km) away from MDW
  • Usually 53.39% less expensive than MDW
  • 1-layover flights available

See AMA to MLI flights

 

Flight Hacking AMA to MDW

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from AMA to MDW — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Houston, TX (AMA > IAH > MDW)

  • Price for both tickets: $529
  • Average savings: $527 (49.88%)

See AMA to IAH flights

Hack #2: Houston, TX (AMA > HOU > MDW)

  • Price for both tickets: $573
  • Average savings: $483 (45.76%)

See AMA to HOU flights

Hack #3: Dallas/Fort Worth, TX (AMA > DFW > MDW)

  • Price for both tickets: $577
  • Average savings: $479 (45.33%)

See AMA to DFW flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from AMA to MDW? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: Delta, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Chicago Midway International Airport to Rick Husband Amarillo International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 879 miles or 1415 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from AMA to MDW?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop AMA to MDW flight is about 2 hour 34 minutes.

How many flights go between Amarillo, TX and Chicago, IL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 40 available flights from AMA to MDW.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeAMA
Origination airport nameRick Husband Amarillo International Airport
CityAmarillo, TX
Countrythe United States
Latitude35.2
Longitude-101.7

Return Airport

Destination codeMDW
Destination airport nameChicago Midway International Airport
CityChicago, IL
Countrythe United States
Latitude41.8
Longitude-87.8

 

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