The cheapest times to fly from MDW to IEV are

  • March 26th to June 3rd
  • June 18th to July 22nd
  • August 6th to October 21st

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 IEV is early October. Prices can be as high as $3741 for Saturday flights during mid December, or as low as $788 for Tuesday flights around early October.


When to Fly to Kyiv

Flying from Chicago, IL (MDW) to Kiev (IEV) will usually cost between $835 to $3025 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early October with an average ticket price of $940. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $2216. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1276 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1137 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MDW to IEV flight.

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

MDW to IEV Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MDW to IEV flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Chicago. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.14, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to IEV, and Friday the cheapest day to fly back into MDW. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Kyiv, and Wednesdays are the most expensive days to return to Chicago. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $908 (42%) 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 $1029. Return trip prices are from the IEV 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 IEV can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 10 hour 5 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 IEV while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Boryspil International Airport (KBP) in Kiev

  • 20 miles (32 km) away from IEV
  • Usually 15.57% less expensive than IEV
  • 2-layover flights available

See MDW to KBP flights


Flight Hacking MDW to IEV

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 IEV — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $676
  • Average savings: $461 (40.55%)

See MDW to BCN flights

Hack #2: Copenhagen (MDW > CPH > IEV)

  • Price for both tickets: $762
  • Average savings: $375 (32.98%)

See MDW to CPH flights

Hack #3: Billund (MDW > BLL > IEV)

  • Price for both tickets: $783
  • Average savings: $354 (31.13%)

See MDW to BLL flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, Alitalia, Belavia, British Airways, Delta, Kenya Airways, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5058 miles or 8140 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MDW to IEV flight is about 10 hour 5 minutes.

How many flights go between Chicago, IL and Kiev?

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


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeMDW
Origination airport nameChicago Midway International Airport
CityChicago, IL
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeIEV
Destination airport nameZhuliany International Airport


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