The cheapest times to fly from KRK to ORD are

  • May 7th to June 24th
  • October 22nd to December 9th
  • December 24th to March 25th (except the week of January 1st)

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 KRK to ORD is early to mid June. Prices can be as high as $1022 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $464 for Wednesday flights around early to mid June.


When to Fly to Chicago

Flying from Krakow (KRK) to Chicago, IL (ORD) will usually cost between $473 to $784 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid June with an average ticket price of $467. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $931. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $464 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $554 can be considered a good price for a round-trip KRK to ORD flight.

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

KRK to ORD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the KRK to ORD flight is cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Kraków. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.07, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to ORD, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into KRK. Saturdays 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 $44 (5%) 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 $561. Return trip prices are from the ORD to KRK 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 KRK to ORD can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 9 hour 29 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Hacking KRK 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 KRK to ORD — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Oslo (KRK > OSL > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $541
  • Average savings: $13 (2.35%)

See KRK to BCN flights

Hack #2: Barcelona (KRK > BCN > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $549
  • Average savings: $6 (0.99%)

See KRK to OSL flights

Hack #3: London (KRK > LHR > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $550
  • Average savings: $4 (0.72%)

See KRK to LHR flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 18 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air Europa, Air France, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, SAS, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Chicago O’Hare International Airport to John Paul II – Balice Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4726 miles or 7606 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop KRK to ORD flight is about 9 hour 29 minutes.

How many flights go between Krakow 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 KRK to ORD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code KRK
Origination airport name John Paul II – Balice Airport
City Krakow
Country Poland
Latitude 50.1
Longitude 19.8

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


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