The cheapest times to fly from BGR to ORD are

  • January 1st to March 11th (except the week of February 12th)
  • June 4th to June 17th
  • August 20th to November 18th (except the weeks of October 8th 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 BGR to ORD is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $820 for Sunday flights during late July, or as low as $303 for Tuesday flights around early to mid September.


When to Fly to Chicago

Flying from Bangor, ME (BGR) to Chicago, IL (ORD) will usually cost between $311 to $465 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid September with an average ticket price of $334. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $516. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $181 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $367 can be considered a good price for a round-trip BGR to ORD flight.

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

BGR to ORD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the BGR to ORD flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Bangor. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.23, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to ORD, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into BGR. 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 $89 (21%) 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 $331. Return trip prices are from the ORD to BGR 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 BGR 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 44 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 BGR to ORD while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Gerald R. Ford International Airport (GRR) in Grand Rapids, MI

  • 137 miles (220 km) away from ORD
  • Usually 4.64% less expensive than ORD
  • 1-layover flights available

See BGR to GRR flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 975 miles or 1569 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop BGR to ORD flight is about 2 hour 44 minutes.

How many flights go between Bangor, ME and Chicago, IL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 66 available flights from BGR to ORD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeBGR
Origination airport nameBangor International Airport
CityBangor, ME
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 BGR to ORD tend to depart late far less frequently than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 21% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 46% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave ORD heading for BGR about 7 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Chicago, IL is about 7 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • SkyWest: 5 minutes late
  • United: 20 minutes late
  • Envoy: 8 minutes late


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