The cheapest times to fly from MME to ORD are

  • September 3rd to December 9th
  • December 24th to March 25th (except the week of January 1st)

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 MME to ORD is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $1218 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $424 for Tuesday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to Chicago

Flying from Darlington (MME) to Chicago, IL (ORD) will usually cost between $426 to $1009 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $425. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1097. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $672 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $589 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MME to ORD flight.

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

MME to ORD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MME to ORD flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Durham. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.1, 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 to Chicago, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Durham. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $93 (12%) 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 $569. Return trip prices are from the ORD to MME 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 MME 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 7 hour 50 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 MME to ORD while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) in Chicago, IL

  • 15 miles (24 km) away from ORD
  • Usually 2.63% less expensive than ORD
  • 2-layover flights available

See MME to MDW flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air France, Alitalia, American, British Airways, Delta, Icelandair, KLM, Lufthansa, SWISS, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Chicago O’Hare International Airport to Durham Tees Valley Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3811 miles or 6133 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MME to ORD flight is about 7 hour 50 minutes.

How many flights go between Darlington and Chicago, IL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 6 available flights from MME to ORD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code MME
Origination airport name Durham Tees Valley Airport
City Darlington
Country the United Kingdom
Latitude 54.5
Longitude -1.4

Return Airport

Destination code ORD
Destination airport name Chicago O’Hare International Airport
City Chicago, IL
Country the United States
Latitude 42
Longitude -87.9


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