The cheapest times to fly from MGM to ORD are

  • April 9th to April 29th (except the week of April 16th)
  • August 6th to November 18th (except the weeks of August 13th and August 27th)
  • December 24th to February 25th

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 MGM to ORD is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $827 for Sunday flights during late July, or as low as $265 for Tuesday flights around mid to late September.


When to Fly to Chicago

Flying from Montgomery, AL (MGM) to Chicago, IL (ORD) will usually cost between $266 to $447 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late September with an average ticket price of $306. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $478. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $172 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $328 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MGM to ORD flight.

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

MGM to ORD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MGM to ORD flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Montgomery. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.3, which is in the normal range for a flight.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays 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 $84 (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 $296. Return trip prices are from the ORD to MGM 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 MGM 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 2 hour 12 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Chicago O’Hare International Airport to Montgomery Regional Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 674 miles or 1085 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MGM to ORD flight is about 2 hour 12 minutes.

How many flights go between Montgomery, AL and Chicago, IL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 63 available flights from MGM to ORD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeMGM
Origination airport nameMontgomery Regional Airport
CityMontgomery, AL
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

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


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