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The cheapest times to fly from MDW to SLC are

  • January 1st to February 25th (except the week of February 12th)
  • April 23rd to May 13th
  • August 6th to December 16th (except the weeks of October 8th, November 19th, and November 26th)

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 SLC is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $964 for Sunday flights during mid March, or as low as $254 for Tuesday flights around mid to late September.

 

When to Fly to Salt Lake City

Flying from Chicago, IL (MDW) to Salt Lake City, UT (SLC) will usually cost between $294 to $587 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late September with an average ticket price of $336. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid March, with an average price of $650. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $314 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $396 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MDW to SLC flight.

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

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MDW to SLC Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MDW to SLC 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 $0.2, which is 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 $152 (30%) 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 $355. Return trip prices are from the SLC to MDW 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 MDW to SLC can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 14 minutes may be realistic.

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Frontier, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Salt Lake City International Airport to Chicago Midway International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1255 miles or 2020 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MDW to SLC flight is about 3 hour 14 minutes.

How many flights go between Chicago, IL and Salt Lake City, UT?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 64 available flights from MDW to SLC.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination codeSLC
Destination airport nameSalt Lake City International Airport
CitySalt Lake City, UT
Countrythe United States
Latitude40.8
Longitude-112

 

Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from MDW to SLC tend to depart later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 40% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 2% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave SLC heading for MDW about 24 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Salt Lake City, UT is about 8 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Southwest: 24 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting

 

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