The cheapest times to fly from MDW to SCO are

  • October 22nd to March 25th (except the weeks of November 19th, November 26th, December 24th, and March 12th)

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 SCO is mid November. Prices can be as high as $9753 for Saturday flights during mid July, or as low as $3758 for Tuesday flights around mid November.


When to Fly to Aktau

Flying from Chicago, IL (MDW) to Aktau (SCO) will usually cost between $3758 to $9753 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid November with an average ticket price of $4070. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid July, with an average price of $8629. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $4559 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $4692 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MDW to SCO flight.

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

MDW to SCO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MDW to SCO flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Chicago. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.49, which is above 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 to Aktau, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Chicago. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $1241 (22%) 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 $4292. Return trip prices are from the SCO 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 SCO can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 11 hour 46 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Hacking MDW to SCO

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 SCO — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: London (MDW > LHR > SCO)

  • Price for both tickets: $1117
  • Average savings: $3575 (76.19%)

See MDW to LHR flights

Hack #2: Bergen (MDW > BGO > SCO)

  • Price for both tickets: $1351
  • Average savings: $3342 (71.22%)

See MDW to BGO flights

Hack #3: Istanbul (MDW > IST > SCO)

  • Price for both tickets: $1358
  • Average savings: $3335 (71.07%)

See MDW to IST flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air Astana, Air France, Delta, KLM, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5992 miles or 9643 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MDW to SCO flight is about 11 hour 46 minutes.

How many flights go between Chicago, IL and Aktau?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 32 available flights from MDW to SCO.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination codeSCO
Destination airport nameShevchenko Airport


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