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The cheapest times to fly from FAR to ORD are

  • January 8th to March 4th
  • August 6th to December 16th (except the weeks of November 19th and November 26th)

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 FAR to ORD is early December. Prices can be as high as $658 for Sunday flights during early to mid March, or as low as $254 for Tuesday flights around early December.

 

When to Fly to Chicago

Flying from Fargo, ND (FAR) to Chicago, IL (ORD) will usually cost between $274 to $349 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $281. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid March, with an average price of $373. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $92 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $318 can be considered a good price for a round-trip FAR to ORD flight.

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

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FAR to ORD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the FAR to ORD flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Fargo. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.36, which is a bit 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 to Chicago, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Fargo. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $28 (8%) 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 $300. Return trip prices are from the ORD to FAR flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from FAR 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 59 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 FAR to ORD while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Dane County Regional-Truax Field Airport (MSN) in Madison, WI

  • 108 miles (174 km) away from ORD
  • Usually 25.16% less expensive than ORD
  • 1-layover flights available

See FAR to MSN flights

Destination alternative #2: General Mitchell International Airport (MKE) in Milwaukee, WI

  • 67 miles (108 km) away from ORD
  • Usually 1.89% less expensive than ORD
  • 1-layover flights available

See FAR to MKE flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Frontier, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 556 miles or 895 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop FAR to ORD flight is about 1 hour 59 minutes.

How many flights go between Fargo, ND and Chicago, IL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 52 available flights from FAR to ORD.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination code FAR
Origination airport name Hector International Airport
City Fargo, ND
Country the United States
Latitude 46.9
Longitude -96.8

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

 

Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from FAR 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 33% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave ORD heading for FAR about 23 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Chicago, IL is about 21 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • SkyWest: 22 minutes late
  • Envoy: 33 minutes late
  • Republic: 11 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting

 

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