The cheapest times to fly from ORD to LBA are

  • January 8th to March 18th (except the week of March 5th)
  • April 16th to June 3rd
  • 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 ORD to LBA is mid May. Prices can be as high as $980 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $576 for Tuesday flights around mid May.


When to Fly to Leeds

Flying from Chicago, IL (ORD) to Leeds/Bradford (LBA) will usually cost between $615 to $818 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid May with an average ticket price of $604. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $837. 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 $677 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ORD to LBA flight.

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

ORD to LBA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ORD to LBA flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Chicago. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, 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. Saturdays 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 $71 (10%) 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 $656. Return trip prices are from the LBA to ORD 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 ORD to LBA can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 7 hour 52 minutes may not 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 not usually a nonstop flight from ORD to LBA while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Durham Tees Valley Airport (MME) in Darlington

  • 45 miles (72 km) away from LBA
  • Usually 12.19% less expensive than LBA
  • 1-layover flights available

See ORD to MME flights

Destination alternative #2: Humberside Airport (HUY) in Humberside

  • 57 miles (92 km) away from LBA
  • Usually 9.01% less expensive than LBA
  • 1-layover flights available

See ORD to HUY flights

Destination alternative #3: Manchester Airport (MAN) in Manchester

  • 44 miles (71 km) away from LBA
  • Usually 7.90% less expensive than LBA
  • 1-layover flights available

See ORD to MAN flights


Flight Hacking ORD to LBA

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 ORD to LBA — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Barcelona (ORD > BCN > LBA)

  • Price for both tickets: $612
  • Average savings: $66 (9.68%)

See ORD to BCN flights

Hack #2: London (ORD > LHR > LBA)

  • Price for both tickets: $614
  • Average savings: $63 (9.31%)

See ORD to LHR flights

Hack #3: Dublin (ORD > DUB > LBA)

  • Price for both tickets: $627
  • Average savings: $50 (7.39%)

See ORD to DUB flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 15 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air France, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3822 miles or 6151 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ORD to LBA flight is about 7 hour 52 minutes.

How many flights go between Chicago, IL and Leeds/Bradford?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 44 available flights from ORD to LBA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination code LBA
Destination airport name Leeds Bradford Airport
City Leeds/Bradford
Country the United Kingdom
Latitude 53.9
Longitude -1.7


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