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The cheapest times to fly from ORD to ALC are

  • January 8th to March 25th
  • April 16th to May 13th
  • September 17th to December 9th (except the week of September 24th)

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 ALC is mid November. Prices can be as high as $1224 for Saturday flights during late June, or as low as $403 for Tuesday flights around mid November.

 

When to Fly to Alicante

Flying from Chicago, IL (ORD) to Alicante (ALC) will usually cost between $471 to $1134 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid November with an average ticket price of $488. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late June, with an average price of $1137. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $649 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $583 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ORD to ALC flight.

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

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ORD to ALC Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ORD to ALC flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Chicago. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.08, which is far below average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to ALC, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into ORD. 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 $138 (17%) 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 $635. Return trip prices are from the ALC 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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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from ORD to ALC can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 8 hour 55 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 ORD to ALC while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Valencia Airport (VLC) in Valencia

  • 84 miles (135 km) away from ALC
  • Usually 2.66% less expensive than ALC
  • 1-layover flights available

See ORD to VLC flights

 

Flight Hacking ORD to ALC

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 ALC — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Barcelona (ORD > BCN > ALC)

  • Price for both tickets: $489
  • Average savings: $94 (16.14%)

See ORD to BCN flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 22 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air Europa, Air France, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, easyJet, Eurowings, Finnair, Iberia, Icelandair, KLM, Lufthansa, Norwegian Air International, Norwegian Air UK, SAS, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4408 miles or 7094 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ORD to ALC flight is about 8 hour 55 minutes.

How many flights go between Chicago, IL and Alicante?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 58 available flights from ORD to ALC.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeORD
Origination airport nameChicago O’Hare International Airport
CityChicago, IL
Countrythe United States
Latitude42
Longitude-87.9

Return Airport

Destination codeALC
Destination airport nameAlicante Elche Airport
CityAlicante
CountrySpain
Latitude38.3
Longitude-0.6

 

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