The cheapest times to fly from BFM to ORD are

  • mid August
  • September 3rd to November 11th (except the weeks of October 1st and October 15th)

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 BFM to ORD is early November. Prices can be as high as $228 for Saturday flights during mid July, or as low as $152 for Wednesday flights around early November.


When to Fly to Chicago

Flying from Mobile, AL (BFM) to Chicago, IL (ORD) will usually cost between $152 to $213 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 $152. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid July, with an average price of $228. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $76 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $168 can be considered a good price for a round-trip BFM to ORD flight.

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

BFM to ORD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the BFM to ORD flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Mobile. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.13, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. 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 $18 (10%) 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 $161. Return trip prices are from the ORD to BFM 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 BFM to ORD can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 24 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 1 major airline flying this route most often: Frontier, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Chicago O’Hare International Airport to Mobile Downtown Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 784 miles or 1262 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop BFM to ORD flight is about 2 hour 24 minutes.

How many flights go between Mobile, AL 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 BFM to ORD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeBFM
Origination airport nameMobile Downtown Airport
CityMobile, AL
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeORD
Destination airport nameChicago O’Hare International Airport
CityChicago, IL
Countrythe United States


Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from BFM to ORD tend to depart late almost never compared to the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 11% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 78% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave ORD heading for BFM about 4 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Chicago, IL is about 19 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Frontier: 4 minutes late


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