The cheapest times to fly from ORD to MED are

  • January 22nd to May 13th (except the week of April 30th)
  • September 24th 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 MED is early November. Prices can be as high as $2046 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $896 for Wednesday flights around early November.


When to Fly to Medina

Flying from Chicago, IL (ORD) to Medina (MED) will usually cost between $919 to $1713 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early November with an average ticket price of $932. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1771. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $839 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1029 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ORD to MED flight.

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

ORD to MED Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ORD to MED flight is priced close to the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Chicago. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.09, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to MED, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into ORD. 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 $88 (7%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1090. Return trip prices are from the MED 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 MED can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 13 hour 8 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking ORD to MED

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 MED — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Kuwait (ORD > KWI > MED)

  • Price for both tickets: $911
  • Average savings: $118 (11.42%)

See ORD to KWI flights

Hack #2: Riyadh (ORD > RUH > MED)

  • Price for both tickets: $966
  • Average savings: $63 (6.08%)

See ORD to RUH flights

Hack #3: Jeddah (ORD > JED > MED)

  • Price for both tickets: $998
  • Average savings: $31 (2.97%)

See ORD to JED flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 23 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air France, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, EgyptAir, Emirates, Ethiopian, Etihad, Gulf Air, JetBlue, KLM, Kuwait Airways, Lufthansa, Royal Jordanian, Saudia, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Prince Mohammad Bin Abdulaziz International Airport to Chicago O’Hare International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6752 miles or 10866 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ORD to MED flight is about 13 hour 8 minutes.

How many flights go between Chicago, IL and Medina?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 58 available flights from ORD to MED.


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 MED
Destination airport name Prince Mohammad Bin Abdulaziz International Airport
City Medina
Country Saudi Arabia
Latitude 24.6
Longitude 39.7


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