The cheapest times to fly from MDW to PVD are

  • January 1st to March 4th (except the weeks of February 5th and February 19th)
  • April 23rd to May 6th
  • August 6th to November 18th
  • early December

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 PVD is early December. Prices can be as high as $824 for Sunday flights during mid March, or as low as $227 for Tuesday flights around early December.


When to Fly to Providence

Flying from Chicago, IL (MDW) to Providence, RI (PVD) will usually cost between $237 to $499 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $239. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid March, with an average price of $544. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $305 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $303 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MDW to PVD flight.

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

MDW to PVD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MDW to PVD 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 $0.22, 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 $116 (31%) 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 $259. Return trip prices are from the PVD to MDW 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 MDW to PVD can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 30 minutes may 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 a nonstop flight from MDW to PVD while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Logan International Airport (BOS) in Boston, MA

  • 49 miles (79 km) away from PVD
  • Usually 0.66% less expensive than PVD
  • Nonstop flights available

See MDW to BOS flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 36 major airlines flying this route most often: Aegean, Aeromexico, Air Canada, Air France, Air New Zealand, Air Sinai, Alaska, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Condor, Delta, EgyptAir, El Al, Finnair, Frontier, Iberia, Jet2, JetBlue, KLM, Korean Air, LOT, Lufthansa, Norwegian, Royal Jordanian, Southwest, SWISS, Thomas Cook Airlines, Turkish Airlines, Ukraine International, United, Virgin Atlantic, WestJet, Wizz Air, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Theodore Francis Green State Airport to Chicago Midway International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 840 miles or 1352 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MDW to PVD flight is about 2 hour 30 minutes.

How many flights go between Chicago, IL and Providence, RI?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 47 available flights from MDW to PVD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeMDW
Origination airport nameChicago Midway International Airport
CityChicago, IL
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codePVD
Destination airport nameTheodore Francis Green State Airport
CityProvidence, RI
Countrythe United States


Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from MDW to PVD tend to depart much later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 51% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 6% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave PVD heading for MDW about 21 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Providence, RI is about 13 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Southwest: 21 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting


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