The cheapest times to fly from MDW to PHX are
- April 23rd to May 6th
- August 6th to October 7th
- October 22nd to February 25th (except the weeks of November 19th, 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 MDW to PHX is late January. Prices can be as high as $1137 for Sunday flights during mid March, or as low as $214 for Tuesday flights around late January.
When to Fly to Phoenix
Flying from Chicago, IL (MDW) to Phoenix, AZ (PHX) will usually cost between $217 to $676 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 $236. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid March, with an average price of $734. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $498 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $356 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MDW to PHX flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the MDW to PHX route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the MDW to PHX flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Chicago. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.15, which is far below 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 $212 (42%) 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 $296. Return trip prices are from the PHX to MDW flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from MDW to PHX can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 35 minutes may be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from MDW to PHX? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, Delta, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport to Chicago Midway International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 1441 miles or 2319 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from MDW to PHX?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop MDW to PHX flight is about 3 hour 35 minutes.
How many flights go between Chicago, IL and Phoenix, AZ?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 61 available flights from MDW to PHX.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Chicago Midway International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
Late and Early Flight Data
Flights from MDW to PHX tend to depart much later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 46% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 1% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave PHX heading for MDW about 15 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Phoenix, AZ is about 4 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- Southwest: 15 minutes late
- Some airlines not reporting
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