Best time to go: what is the RIGHT price for a round-trip flight to Bristol (from: Chicago)

The average price to go to Bristol from Chicago airport is $ 849 (round trip). However, there are variations depending on the departure month. Thus, it is possible to pay for your plane ticket on average between $ 644 (in february) and $ 1206 (in june), which is a saving of $ 206 or a surplus of $ 357 (compared to the average price) depending on the period you leave.

The analysis of all prices reveals that the most frequent price is between $653 to $708 and it is generally more economical to leave on a thursday and return on a tuesday on a flight with 1 or more layovers.

Be careful, the cheapest months may correspond to unfavorable weather periods . Check out our page best time to go to Bristol before booking your flight.

If you want to know when to book your flight at the best price, go straight to the second part of this page: When to buy your Chicago-Bristol plane ticket.

How are these data calculated?

We have studied a sample of 3501 airfare prices from previous years for flights to Bristol from Chicago and can thus establish precise and credible price variation trends based on different parameters. Of course, prices can vary from year to year, but the seasonal aspect of this data (recurrence of school holidays, events... from year to year) makes these statistics quite reliable.

Average price depending on the departure month

Data analysis:

By leaving in february, the price of the plane ticket will statistically be the cheapest ($ 644, saving $ 206 compared to the average price over the year which is $ 849). Conversely, june will be the most expensive ($ 1206).

Flight Chicago-Bristol: when is the best time to go for the best price?

Month Good price* Average price Our opinion
January$ 589 $ 652 good price
February$ 588 $ 644 very good price
March$ 638 $ 799 good price
April$ 649 $ 750 good price
May$ 709 $ 863 fair price
June$ 969 $ 1206 very high price
July$ 1029 $ 1205 high price
August$ 802 $ 953 fair price
September$ 654 $ 770 good price
October$ 625 $ 700 good price
November$ 613 $ 695 good price
December$ 710 $ 954 fair price

*great price to buy your plane ticket: if you see this price or cheaper during your flight search, go for it and buy it!

Price breakdown to travel from Chicago to Bristol

Data analysis:

The prices for flights from Chicago to Bristol range from $490 to $1524. 4% of tickets were purchased at the minimum price (from $490 to $545), 1% at the maximum price (from $1469 to $1524). The majority of plane tickets were purchased in the range of $653 to $708 (14% of tickets).

Cheapest airlines for the Chicago->Bristol flight

There are 12 companies that serve Chicago from Bristol airport: Aer Lingus, United, Spirit Airlines, SAS, Icelandair, KLM, TAP, Frontier Airlines, Delta, Lufthansa, Air Canada and Swiss.

Data analysis:

Of the 3501 flights analyzed in previous years, Aer Lingus was the airline that offered the best fare most often in the flight ticket search results (28% of the time) on the Chicago->Bristol route.

Which day of the week to leave?

Data analysis:

Statistically, Chicago-Bristol flights departing on a thursday are cheaper than on other days of the week. By choosing a thursday as your departure date, you can save an average of $50. On the other hand, departing on a friday may cost you an additional $77.

Which day of the week to come back?

Data analysis:

Statistically, return flights from Bristol to Chicago departing on a tuesday are cheaper than on other days of the week. By choosing a tuesday for your return date, you will save an average of $88. Conversely, departing from Bristol on a friday may cost you an additional $157.

Top prices Chicago-Bristol

Round tripDatesPrice
Chicago → Bristol06-08 to 20-08-2024$ 664 
Chicago → Bristol08-08 to 13-08-2024$ 891 
Chicago → Bristol16-08 to 22-08-2024$ 667 
Chicago → Bristol21-08 to 27-08-2024$ 570 
Chicago → Bristol22-08 to 28-08-2024$ 656 
Chicago → Bristol23-08 to 29-08-2024$ 740 
Chicago → Bristol06-09 to 13-09-2024$ 667 
Chicago → Bristol24-09 to 28-09-2024$ 769 
Chicago → Bristol04-04 to 11-04-2025$ 850 
Chicago → Bristol15-05 to 19-05-2025$ 869 

When to book your flight Chicago - Bristol to get the cheapest price?

Statistically, you will make the biggest savings by buying your plane ticket between 1 to 2 months in advance. However, you may end up paying a high price if you book between 6 to 7 months in advance.

Did you know: the price of plane tickets not only varies depending on how far in advance you book, but also on the day of the week you book! So, to maximize your chances of getting the best price for a Chicago-Bristol flight, it is recommended to book your ticket on a saturday.

How far in advance should I buy my flight?

Data analysis:

To get the cheapest flight ticket from Chicago to Bristol, it is recommended to buy it 1 to 2 months before departure (it is then on average 844 $, which is a saving of 5 $ compared to the overall average price). On the other hand, if you buy your ticket 6 to 7 months in advance, you will pay the full price (163 $ more than the average price).

Depending on the departure month

The best time to buy your Chicago to Bristol flight ticket may vary depending on your departure month. Therefore, we offer you statistics on when to book your flight month by month.

Departure on... How far in advance should I book?

Best time: 1 to 2 months before departure (average price: 626 $)


Best time: 1 to 2 months before departure (average price: 716 $)

Other interesting period(s): 0 to 1 month ($ 748)


Best time: 0 to 1 month before departure (average price: 725 $)


Best time: 1 to 2 months before departure (average price: 802 $)


Best time: 1 to 2 months before departure (average price: 1117 $)


Best time: 1 to 2 months before departure (average price: 862 $)

Other interesting period(s): 2 to 3 months ($ 937), 4 to 5 months ($ 945)


Best time: 1 to 2 months before departure (average price: 716 $)


Best time: 1 to 2 months before departure (average price: 660 $)


Best time: 0 to 1 month before departure (average price: 912 $)

What day of the week should I book my flight ticket?

Data analysis:

Statistically, saturday is the day when plane tickets for Chicago->Bristol are the cheapest. So, by buying your plane ticket on a saturday, you will save $33. Conversely, by buying it on a wednesday, you may end up paying $35 more.

Chicago to Bristol: flight price when booking today

Information: this data is not statistics but comes from real prices collected less than 7 days ago. Some months may not be available as we do not have enough data for them.

Month Current price
August 2024$ 678
$567 to $891
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September 2024$ 719
$667 to $769
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December 2024$ 1066
$1010 to $1121
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April 2025$ 850
$850 to $850
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May 2025$ 869
$869 to $869
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Data analysis:

Compared to the average price, august and september are cheaper to travel to Bristol. So it may be interesting to book now to leave during these months!

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