The cheapest times to fly from ORD to MIA are
- January 1st to February 25th (except the week of February 12th)
- August 6th to December 16th (except the week of November 19th)
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 MIA is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $652 for Sunday flights during late December, or as low as $113 for Tuesday flights around mid to late September.
When to Fly to Miami
Flying from Chicago, IL (ORD) to Miami, FL (MIA) will usually cost between $157 to $409 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late September with an average ticket price of $162. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $447. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $285 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $216 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ORD to MIA flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the ORD to MIA route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the ORD to MIA 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 $0.11, 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. Sundays 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 $131 (42%) 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 $179. Return trip prices are from the MIA 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 MIA can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 8 minutes may 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 a nonstop flight from ORD to MIA while comparing.
- 21 miles (34 km) away from MIA
- Usually 3.70% less expensive than MIA
- Nonstop flights available
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from ORD to MIA? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: American, China Eastern, Delta, Frontier, Iberia, Kenya Airways, Qantas, Sun Country Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Miami International Airport to Chicago O’Hare International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 1199 miles or 1930 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from ORD to MIA?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop ORD to MIA flight is about 3 hour 8 minutes.
How many flights go between Chicago, IL and Miami, FL?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 44 available flights from ORD to MIA.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Chicago O’Hare International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Miami International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
Late and Early Flight Data
Flights from ORD to MIA tend to depart later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 33% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 7% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave MIA heading for ORD about 15 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Miami, FL is about 10 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- American: 17 minutes late
- United: 8 minutes late
- Some airlines not reporting
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