The cheapest times to fly from BKG to ORD are

  • July 23rd to September 30th

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 BKG to ORD is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $440 for Monday flights during late October to early November, or as low as $147 for Wednesday flights around mid to late September.


When to Fly to Chicago

Flying from Branson, MO (BKG) to Chicago, IL (ORD) will usually cost between $147 to $440 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late September with an average ticket price of $147. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late October to early November, with an average price of $299. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $152 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $167 can be considered a good price for a round-trip BKG to ORD flight.

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

BKG to ORD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the BKG to ORD flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Branson. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.22, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Mondays 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 $286 (65%) 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 $154. Return trip prices are from the ORD to BKG 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 BKG to ORD can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 50 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from BKG 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 Branson Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 471 miles or 758 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop BKG to ORD flight is about 1 hour 50 minutes.

How many flights go between Branson, MO and Chicago, IL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 3 available flights from BKG to ORD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code BKG
Origination airport name Branson Airport
City Branson, MO
Country the United States
Latitude 36.5
Longitude -93.2

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


Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from BKG to ORD tend to depart later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 33% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 33% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave ORD heading for BKG about 42 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Chicago, IL is about 49 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Frontier: 42 minutes late


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