The cheapest times to fly from NWI to ORD are

  • January 8th to March 25th
  • May 7th to May 27th
  • June 11th to July 1st
  • October 8th to December 9th

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 NWI to ORD is mid January. Prices can be as high as $1241 for Friday flights during early August, or as low as $476 for Tuesday flights around mid January.


When to Fly to Chicago

Flying from Norwich (NWI) to Chicago, IL (ORD) will usually cost between $479 to $1034 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid January with an average ticket price of $478. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1120. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $642 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $635 can be considered a good price for a round-trip NWI to ORD flight.

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

NWI to ORD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the NWI to ORD flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Norwich. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.1, 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. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Chicago, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Norwich. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $133 (14%) 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 $615. Return trip prices are from the ORD to NWI 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 NWI to ORD can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 8 hour 7 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking NWI to ORD

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from NWI to ORD — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Aberdeen (NWI > ABZ > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $602
  • Average savings: $34 (5.28%)

See NWI to AMS flights

Hack #2: Amsterdam (NWI > AMS > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $630
  • Average savings: $5 (0.79%)

See NWI to ABZ flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from NWI to ORD? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Icelandair, KLM, Loganair, Lufthansa, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Chicago O’Hare International Airport to Norwich Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3968 miles or 6386 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from NWI to ORD?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop NWI to ORD flight is about 8 hour 7 minutes.

How many flights go between Norwich and Chicago, IL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 13 available flights from NWI to ORD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code NWI
Origination airport name Norwich Airport
City Norwich
Country the United Kingdom
Latitude 52.7
Longitude 1.3

Return Airport

Destination code ORD
Destination airport name Chicago O’Hare International Airport
City Chicago, IL
Country the United States
Latitude 42
Longitude -87.9


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