The cheapest times to fly from ALW to ORD are

  • January 1st to March 18th
  • August 27th to December 9th (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 ALW to ORD is late October. Prices can be as high as $946 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $238 for Tuesday flights around late October.


When to Fly to Chicago

Flying from Walla Walla, WA (ALW) to Chicago, IL (ORD) will usually cost between $288 to $597 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October with an average ticket price of $300. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $697. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $397 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $394 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ALW to ORD flight.

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

ALW to ORD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ALW to ORD flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Walla Walla. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.16, 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 $87 (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 $364. Return trip prices are from the ORD to ALW 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 ALW to ORD can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 44 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1525 miles or 2454 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ALW to ORD flight is about 3 hour 44 minutes.

How many flights go between Walla Walla, WA and Chicago, IL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 18 available flights from ALW to ORD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code ALW
Origination airport name Walla Walla Regional Airport
City Walla Walla, WA
Country the United States
Latitude 46.1
Longitude -118.3

Return Airport

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


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