The cheapest times to fly from AUG to ORD are

  • August 20th to March 4th (except the weeks of November 26th, December 17th, and February 12th)

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 AUG to ORD is late October to early November. Prices can be as high as $707 for Sunday flights during mid April, or as low as $300 for Wednesday flights around late October to early November.


When to Fly to Chicago

Flying from Augusta/Waterville, ME (AUG) to Chicago, IL (ORD) will usually cost between $332 to $596 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October to early November with an average ticket price of $339. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid April, with an average price of $575. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $235 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $439 can be considered a good price for a round-trip AUG to ORD flight.

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

AUG to ORD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the AUG to ORD flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Augusta. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.29, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday 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 $96 (19%) 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 $402. Return trip prices are from the ORD to AUG 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 AUG 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 2 hour 39 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking AUG to ORD

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 AUG to ORD — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Boston, MA (AUG > BOS > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $364
  • Average savings: $76 (17.2%)

See AUG to BOS flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Cape Air, Delta, JetBlue, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 925 miles or 1489 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop AUG to ORD flight is about 2 hour 39 minutes.

How many flights go between Augusta/Waterville, ME and Chicago, IL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 17 available flights from AUG to ORD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code AUG
Origination airport name Augusta State Airport
City Augusta/Waterville, ME
Country the United States
Latitude 44.3
Longitude -69.8

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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