The cheapest times to fly from BMI to MEM are

  • April 2nd to April 29th
  • July 9th to August 5th
  • October 29th to February 25th (except the weeks of November 19th, November 26th, December 17th, and December 24th)

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 BMI to MEM is late January. Prices can be as high as $582 for Friday flights during early to mid October, or as low as $198 for Tuesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Memphis

Flying from Bloomington/Normal, IL (BMI) to Memphis, TN (MEM) will usually cost between $198 to $422 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $209. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid October, with an average price of $492. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $283 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $258 can be considered a good price for a round-trip BMI to MEM flight.

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

BMI to MEM Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the BMI to MEM flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Bloomington. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.42, which is a bit above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Memphis, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Bloomington. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $112 (34%) 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 $205. Return trip prices are from the MEM to BMI flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from BMI to MEM can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 40 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from BMI to MEM? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Frontier, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Memphis International Airport to Central Illinois Regional Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 380 miles or 612 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from BMI to MEM?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop BMI to MEM flight is about 1 hour 40 minutes.

How many flights go between Bloomington/Normal, IL and Memphis, TN?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 17 available flights from BMI to MEM.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code BMI
Origination airport name Central Illinois Regional Airport
City Bloomington/Normal, IL
Country the United States
Latitude 40.5
Longitude -88.9

Return Airport

Destination code MEM
Destination airport name Memphis International Airport
City Memphis, TN
Country the United States
Latitude 35
Longitude -90


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