The cheapest times to fly from MED to ORD are

  • January 15th to April 29th
  • October 15th to December 2nd

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 MED to ORD is mid to late November. Prices can be as high as $2011 for Saturday flights during early to mid December, or as low as $1014 for Tuesday flights around mid to late November.


When to Fly to Chicago

Flying from Medina (MED) to Chicago, IL (ORD) will usually cost between $1020 to $1615 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late November with an average ticket price of $1032. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid December, with an average price of $1608. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $576 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1194 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MED to ORD flight.

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

MED to ORD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MED to ORD flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Medina. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to ORD, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into MED. 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 $88 (7%) 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 $1193. Return trip prices are from the ORD to MED 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 MED 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 13 hour 8 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Istanbul (MED > IST > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $853
  • Average savings: $341 (28.56%)

See MED to SAW flights

Hack #2: Istanbul (MED > SAW > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $993
  • Average savings: $201 (16.83%)

See MED to IST flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1011
  • Average savings: $183 (15.33%)

See MED to LHR flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 19 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, EgyptAir, Emirates, Ethiopian, Etihad, Finnair, Gulf Air, Iberia, Lufthansa, Royal Jordanian, SAS, Saudia, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Chicago O’Hare International Airport to Prince Mohammad Bin Abdulaziz International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6752 miles or 10866 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MED to ORD flight is about 13 hour 8 minutes.

How many flights go between Medina and Chicago, IL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 12 available flights from MED to ORD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeMED
Origination airport namePrince Mohammad Bin Abdulaziz International Airport
CountrySaudi Arabia

Return Airport

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


Other Resources

Please note that while we’ve worked hard to analyzed tens of millions of flights to get you this data, we do not calculate current live prices or guarantee pricing. Please see our partners using the links above for current offers.