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The cheapest times to fly from ORD to ABE are

  • August 6th to February 11th (except the week of 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 ORD to ABE is early December. Prices can be as high as $780 for Thursday flights during mid May, or as low as $287 for Tuesday flights around early December.

 

When to Fly to Allentown

Flying from Chicago, IL (ORD) to Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton, PA (ABE) will usually cost between $295 to $399 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $327. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid May, with an average price of $491. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $164 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $385 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ORD to ABE flight.

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

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ORD to ABE Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ORD to ABE flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Chicago. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.37, which is a bit above 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 out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $42 (11%) 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 $353. Return trip prices are from the ABE to ORD flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Return Day Prices

 

Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from ORD to ABE can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 9 minutes may 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 a nonstop flight from ORD to ABE while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: LaGuardia Airport (LGA) in New York, NY

  • 83 miles (134 km) away from ABE
  • Usually 53.90% less expensive than ABE
  • Nonstop flights available

See ORD to LGA flights

Destination alternative #2: John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) in New York, NY

  • 87 miles (140 km) away from ABE
  • Usually 48.18% less expensive than ABE
  • Nonstop flights available

See ORD to JFK flights

Destination alternative #3: Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) in Newark, NJ

  • 67 miles (108 km) away from ABE
  • Usually 40.52% less expensive than ABE
  • Nonstop flights available

See ORD to EWR flights

Destination alternative #4: Trenton Mercer Airport (TTN) in Trenton, NJ

  • 42 miles (68 km) away from ABE
  • Usually 38.44% less expensive than ABE
  • Nonstop flights available

See ORD to TTN flights

Destination alternative #5: Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) in Philadelphia, PA

  • 55 miles (89 km) away from ABE
  • Usually 32.34% less expensive than ABE
  • Nonstop flights available

See ORD to PHL flights

Destination alternative #6: Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) in Baltimore, MD

  • 121 miles (195 km) away from ABE
  • Usually 38.70% less expensive than ABE
  • Nonstop flights available

See ORD to BWI flights

 

Flight Hacking ORD to ABE

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 ORD to ABE — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Raleigh/Durham, NC (ORD > RDU > ABE)

  • Price for both tickets: $360
  • Average savings: $25 (6.49%)

See ORD to RDU flights

Hack #2: Boston, MA (ORD > BOS > ABE)

  • Price for both tickets: $378
  • Average savings: $7 (1.75%)

See ORD to BOS flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from ORD to ABE? 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 Lehigh Valley International Airport to Chicago O’Hare International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 653 miles or 1051 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ORD to ABE flight is about 2 hour 9 minutes.

How many flights go between Chicago, IL and Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton, PA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 52 available flights from ORD to ABE.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination code ABE
Destination airport name Lehigh Valley International Airport
City Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton, PA
Country the United States
Latitude 40.7
Longitude -75.4

 

Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from ORD to ABE tend to depart much later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 43% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 10% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave ABE heading for ORD about 27 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton, PA is about 25 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Envoy: 24 minutes late
  • ExpressJet: 114 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting

 

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