The cheapest times to fly from KNO to ORD are

  • January 15th to February 25th
  • March 26th to May 6th
  • May 21st to June 3rd
  • July 23rd to August 5th

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 KNO to ORD is late April. Prices can be as high as $4585 for Thursday flights during early to mid December, or as low as $1292 for Tuesday flights around late April.


When to Fly to Chicago

Flying from Medan (KNO) to Chicago, IL (ORD) will usually cost between $1666 to $2641 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late April with an average ticket price of $1883. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid December, with an average price of $2785. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $901 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $2183 can be considered a good price for a round-trip KNO to ORD flight.

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

KNO to ORD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the KNO to ORD flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Medan. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.15, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to ORD, and Sunday the cheapest day to fly back into KNO. Thursdays 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 $1632 (35%) 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 $1909. Return trip prices are from the ORD to KNO 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 KNO to ORD can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 17 hour 38 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking KNO to ORD

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from KNO to ORD — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Hong Kong (KNO > HKG > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $974
  • Average savings: $1210 (55.41%)

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Hack #2: Kuala Lumpur (KNO > KUL > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $1041
  • Average savings: $1143 (52.34%)

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Hack #3: Bayan Lepas (KNO > PEN > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $1153
  • Average savings: $1030 (47.18%)

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Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 14 major airlines flying this route most often: ANA, Cathay Pacific, Emirates, Etihad, Garuda Indonesia, Hainan, JAL, KLM, Lufthansa, Malaysia Airlines, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, United, Virgin Australia, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 9254 miles or 14893 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop KNO to ORD flight is about 17 hour 38 minutes.

How many flights go between Medan and Chicago, IL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 11 available flights from KNO to ORD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeKNO
Origination airport nameKualanamu International Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeORD
Destination airport nameChicago O’Hare International Airport
CityChicago, IL
Countrythe United States


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