The cheapest times to fly from OME to ORD are

  • January 1st to February 25th (except the week of February 12th)
  • March 12th to April 1st
  • August 13th to December 9th (except the weeks of September 10th and November 19th)

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 OME to ORD is late October. Prices can be as high as $1690 for Thursday flights during late July, or as low as $771 for Tuesday flights around late October.


When to Fly to Chicago

Flying from Nome, AK (OME) to Chicago, IL (ORD) will usually cost between $805 to $1096 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October with an average ticket price of $800. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $1227. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $427 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $861 can be considered a good price for a round-trip OME to ORD flight.

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

OME to ORD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the OME to ORD flight is cheaper than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Nome. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.16, 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. Thursdays are the most expensive days to fly to Chicago, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Nome. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $44 (5%) 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 $868. Return trip prices are from the ORD to OME 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 OME 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 6 hour 55 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Anchorage, AK (OME > ANC > ORD)

  • Price for both tickets: $798
  • Average savings: $63 (7.32%)

See OME to ANC flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, SAS, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3296 miles or 5304 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop OME to ORD flight is about 6 hour 55 minutes.

How many flights go between Nome, AK and Chicago, IL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 24 available flights from OME to ORD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code OME
Origination airport name Nome Airport
City Nome, AK
Country the United States
Latitude 64.5
Longitude -165.4

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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