The cheapest times to fly from FWA to ORD are
- January 1st to February 25th
- July 23rd to November 18th
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 FWA to ORD is early September. Prices can be as high as $386 for Friday flights during late March, or as low as $151 for Wednesday flights around early September.
When to Fly to Chicago
Flying from Fort Wayne, IN (FWA) to Chicago, IL (ORD) will usually cost between $151 to $233 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $151. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late March, with an average price of $235. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $84 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $202 can be considered a good price for a round-trip FWA to ORD flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the FWA to ORD route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the FWA to ORD flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Fort Wayne. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.8, which is above average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays 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 $13 (6%) 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 $188. Return trip prices are from the ORD to FWA 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 FWA 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 16 minutes may be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from FWA to ORD? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 25 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Aeromexico, Air Canada, Air Europa, Air France, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, Icelandair, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, Royal Air Maroc, SAS, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, Vietnam Airlines, Virgin Atlantic, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Chicago O’Hare International Airport to Fort Wayne International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 156 miles or 251 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from FWA to ORD?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop FWA to ORD flight is about 1 hour 16 minutes.
How many flights go between Fort Wayne, IN and Chicago, IL?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 50 available flights from FWA to ORD.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Fort Wayne International Airport|
|City||Fort Wayne, IN|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Chicago O’Hare International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
Late and Early Flight Data
Flights from FWA to ORD tend to depart late far less frequently than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 20% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 42% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave ORD heading for FWA about 23 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Chicago, IL is about 18 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- SkyWest: 23 minutes late
- Envoy: 23 minutes late
- Some airlines not reporting
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