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The cheapest times to fly from ITH to MDW are

  • January 1st to March 4th (except the week of January 8th)
  • April 16th to June 3rd (except the week of May 14th)
  • June 18th to July 1st
  • August 27th to September 30th (except the week of September 17th)

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 ITH to MDW is early December. Prices can be as high as $676 for Sunday flights during late March, or as low as $231 for Wednesday flights around early December.

 

When to Fly to Chicago

Flying from Ithaca/Cortland, NY (ITH) to Chicago, IL (MDW) will usually cost between $244 to $543 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 $282. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late March, with an average price of $530. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $248 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $339 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ITH to MDW flight.

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

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ITH to MDW Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ITH to MDW flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Ithaca. 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

Wednesday 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 $116 (28%) 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 $300. Return trip prices are from the MDW to ITH 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 ITH to MDW can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 2 minutes may not 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 not usually a nonstop flight from ITH to MDW while comparing.

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

  • 137 miles (220 km) away from MDW
  • Usually 20.68% less expensive than MDW
  • 1-layover flights available

See ITH to GRR flights

Destination alternative #2: Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International Airport (AZO) in Kalamazoo, MI

  • 117 miles (188 km) away from MDW
  • Usually 12.56% less expensive than MDW
  • 1-layover flights available

See ITH to AZO flights

Destination alternative #3: Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) in Chicago, IL

  • 15 miles (24 km) away from MDW
  • Usually 9.01% less expensive than MDW
  • 1-layover flights available

See ITH to ORD flights

Destination alternative #4: Dane County Regional-Truax Field Airport (MSN) in Madison, WI

  • 124 miles (200 km) away from MDW
  • Usually 6.06% less expensive than MDW
  • 1-layover flights available

See ITH to MSN flights

Destination alternative #5: General Mitchell International Airport (MKE) in Milwaukee, WI

  • 81 miles (130 km) away from MDW
  • Usually 3.10% less expensive than MDW
  • 1-layover flights available

See ITH to MKE flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from ITH to MDW? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 2 major airlines flying this route most often: Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Chicago Midway International Airport to Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 580 miles or 933 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from ITH to MDW?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ITH to MDW flight is about 2 hour 2 minutes.

How many flights go between Ithaca/Cortland, NY and Chicago, IL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 29 available flights from ITH to MDW.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination code ITH
Origination airport name Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport
City Ithaca/Cortland, NY
Country the United States
Latitude 42.5
Longitude -76.5

Return Airport

Destination code MDW
Destination airport name Chicago Midway International Airport
City Chicago, IL
Country the United States
Latitude 41.8
Longitude -87.8

 

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