The cheapest times to fly from ORD to SLC are
- January 15th to February 4th
- April 9th to May 6th
- July 9th to July 22nd
- August 6th to November 18th
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 SLC is early November. Prices can be as high as $791 for Sunday flights during late July, or as low as $237 for Tuesday flights around early November.
When to Fly to Salt Lake City
Flying from Chicago, IL (ORD) to Salt Lake City, UT (SLC) will usually cost between $257 to $429 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 $261. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $437. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $175 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $307 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ORD to SLC flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the ORD to SLC route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the ORD to SLC 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 $0.15, 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 $67 (19%) 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 $290. Return trip prices are from the SLC 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 SLC can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 13 minutes may be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from ORD to SLC? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, China Eastern, Delta, Emirates, Frontier, JetBlue, Qantas, Singapore Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Salt Lake City International Airport to Chicago O’Hare International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 1246 miles or 2005 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from ORD to SLC?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop ORD to SLC flight is about 3 hour 13 minutes.
How many flights go between Chicago, IL and Salt Lake City, UT?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 61 available flights from ORD to SLC.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Chicago O’Hare International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Salt Lake City International Airport|
|City||Salt Lake City, UT|
|Country||the United States|
Late and Early Flight Data
Flights from ORD to SLC tend to depart later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 34% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 23% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave SLC heading for ORD about 18 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Salt Lake City, UT is about 10 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- Delta: 12 minutes late
- American: 16 minutes late
- SkyWest: 26 minutes late
- United: 19 minutes late
- Some airlines not reporting
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