The cheapest times to fly from DBQ to ORD are
- December 3rd to November 11th (except the weeks of December 24th, May 7th, May 14th, and July 23rd)
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 DBQ to ORD is mid December. Prices can be as high as $373 for Sunday flights during mid to late November, or as low as $322 for Tuesday flights around mid December.
When to Fly to Chicago
Flying from Dubuque, IA (DBQ) to Chicago, IL (ORD) will usually cost between $322 to $332 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid December with an average ticket price of $322. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid to late November, with an average price of $342. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $20 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $332 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DBQ to ORD flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the DBQ to ORD route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the DBQ to ORD flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Dubuque. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $1.41, which is above 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 $2 (1%) 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 $322. Return trip prices are from the ORD to DBQ flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from DBQ 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 15 minutes may be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from DBQ to ORD? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 1 major airline flying this route most often: American, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Chicago O’Hare International Airport to Dubuque Regional Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 146 miles or 235 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from DBQ to ORD?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop DBQ to ORD flight is about 1 hour 15 minutes.
How many flights go between Dubuque, IA 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 DBQ to ORD.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Dubuque Regional Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Chicago O’Hare International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
Late and Early Flight Data
Flights from DBQ to ORD tend to depart later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 31% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 48% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave ORD heading for DBQ about 15 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Chicago, IL is about 12 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- Envoy: 15 minutes late
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