The cheapest times to fly from ORD to ANC are
- January 8th to March 11th (except the week of February 26th)
- August 6th to December 9th (except the week of 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 ORD to ANC is early October. Prices can be as high as $1083 for Sunday flights during late July, or as low as $364 for Tuesday flights around early October.
When to Fly to Anchorage
Flying from Chicago, IL (ORD) to Anchorage, AK (ANC) will usually cost between $377 to $596 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early October with an average ticket price of $386. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $618. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $233 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $439 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ORD to ANC flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the ORD to ANC route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the ORD to ANC 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 $0.1, 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. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Anchorage, and Thursdays are the most expensive days to return to Chicago. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $53 (11%) 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 $436. Return trip prices are from the ANC to ORD 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 ORD to ANC can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 6 hour 5 minutes may be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from ORD to ANC? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Singapore Airlines, Sun Country Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport to Chicago O’Hare International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 2838 miles or 4567 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from ORD to ANC?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop ORD to ANC flight is about 6 hour 5 minutes.
How many flights go between Chicago, IL and Anchorage, AK?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 106 available flights from ORD to ANC.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Chicago O’Hare International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
Late and Early Flight Data
Flights from ORD to ANC tend to depart as late as the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 28% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 24% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave ANC heading for ORD about 15 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Anchorage, AK is about 7 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- United: 15 minutes late
- Alaska: 15 minutes late
- Some airlines not reporting
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