The cheapest times to fly from ORD to MAN are

  • January 8th to March 25th (except the week of March 12th)
  • April 16th to June 10th
  • October 8th to December 9th (except the week of October 15th)

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 MAN is late May. Prices can be as high as $881 for Saturday flights during mid July, or as low as $541 for Tuesday flights around late May.


When to Fly to Manchester

Flying from Chicago, IL (ORD) to Manchester (MAN) will usually cost between $563 to $747 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late May with an average ticket price of $569. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid July, with an average price of $761. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $192 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $624 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ORD to MAN flight.

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

ORD to MAN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ORD to MAN 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 $0.1, 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. 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 $58 (9%) 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 $607. Return trip prices are from the MAN 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 MAN 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 51 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 MAN while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Bristol Airport (BRS) in Bristol

  • 137 miles (220 km) away from MAN
  • Usually 7.22% less expensive than MAN
  • 1-layover flights available

See ORD to BRS flights

Destination alternative #2: Cardiff Airport (CWL) in Cardiff

  • 142 miles (229 km) away from MAN
  • Usually 5.37% less expensive than MAN
  • 1-layover flights available

See ORD to CWL flights

Destination alternative #3: Durham Tees Valley Airport (MME) in Darlington

  • 87 miles (140 km) away from MAN
  • Usually 4.65% less expensive than MAN
  • 1-layover flights available

See ORD to MME flights

Destination alternative #4: Humberside Airport (HUY) in Humberside

  • 81 miles (130 km) away from MAN
  • Usually 1.20% less expensive than MAN
  • 1-layover flights available

See ORD to HUY flights


Flight Hacking ORD to MAN

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 MAN — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $523
  • Average savings: $101 (16.12%)

See ORD to BCN flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $615
  • Average savings: $9 (1.36%)

See ORD to LHR flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 22 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air France, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, Icelandair, KLM, Lufthansa, Royal Jordanian, SAS, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, THAI, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3815 miles or 6140 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ORD to MAN flight is about 7 hour 51 minutes.

How many flights go between Chicago, IL and Manchester?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 71 available flights from ORD to MAN.


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 MAN
Destination airport name Manchester Airport
City Manchester
Country the United Kingdom
Latitude 53.3
Longitude -2.3


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