The cheapest times to fly from MDW to CPH are

  • January 8th to May 6th (except the weeks of March 19th and April 2nd)
  • May 21st to June 3rd
  • September 24th to December 9th (except the weeks of October 1st and November 19th)

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 MDW to CPH is early February. Prices can be as high as $1278 for Saturday flights during late June, or as low as $502 for Tuesday flights around early February.


When to Fly to Copenhagen

Flying from Chicago, IL (MDW) to Copenhagen (CPH) will usually cost between $522 to $935 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early February with an average ticket price of $549. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late June, with an average price of $959. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $410 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $596 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MDW to CPH flight.

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

MDW to CPH Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MDW to CPH flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Chicago. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.09, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. 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 $116 (16%) 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 $562. Return trip prices are from the CPH to MDW 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 MDW to CPH can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 8 hour 39 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 MDW to CPH while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Billund Airport (BLL) in Billund

  • 137 miles (220 km) away from CPH
  • Usually 1.17% less expensive than CPH
  • 2-layover flights available

See MDW to BLL flights


Flight Hacking MDW to CPH

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 MDW to CPH — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Barcelona (MDW > BCN > CPH)

  • Price for both tickets: $561
  • Average savings: $35 (5.87%)

See MDW to BCN flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, Delta, Icelandair, KLM, Lufthansa, SAS, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Kastrup Airport to Chicago Midway International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4263 miles or 6861 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MDW to CPH flight is about 8 hour 39 minutes.

How many flights go between Chicago, IL and Copenhagen?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 41 available flights from MDW to CPH.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination code CPH
Destination airport name Kastrup Airport
City Copenhagen
Country Denmark
Latitude 55.6
Longitude 12.7


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