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The cheapest times to fly from ORD to BFS are

  • May 7th to June 3rd (except the week of May 14th)
  • July 30th to October 21st

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 BFS is mid October. Prices can be as high as $6285 for Sunday flights during early June, or as low as $508 for Wednesday flights around mid October.

 

When to Fly to Belfast

Flying from Chicago, IL (ORD) to Belfast (BFS) will usually cost between $571 to $5875 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid October with an average ticket price of $572. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early June, with an average price of $5886. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $5314 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $898 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ORD to BFS flight.

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

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ORD to BFS Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ORD to BFS flight is cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Chicago. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.15, which is far below average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday 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 $1603 (66%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $804. Return trip prices are from the BFS 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 BFS 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 31 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 BFS while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Dublin Airport (DUB) in Dublin

  • 85 miles (137 km) away from BFS
  • Usually 39.14% less expensive than BFS
  • Nonstop flights available

See ORD to DUB flights

Destination alternative #2: Glasgow Airport (GLA) in Glasgow

  • 109 miles (175 km) away from BFS
  • Usually 29.68% less expensive than BFS
  • 1-layover flights available

See ORD to GLA flights

Destination alternative #3: Belfast City Airport (BHD) in Belfast

  • 14 miles (23 km) away from BFS
  • Usually 24.16% less expensive than BFS
  • 1-layover flights available

See ORD to BHD flights

Destination alternative #4: Donegal Airport (CFN) in Dongloe

  • 89 miles (143 km) away from BFS
  • Usually 17.76% less expensive than BFS
  • 1-layover flights available

See ORD to CFN flights

Destination alternative #5: Edinburgh Airport (EDI) in Edinburgh

  • 144 miles (232 km) away from BFS
  • Usually 16.37% less expensive than BFS
  • Nonstop flights available

See ORD to EDI flights

Destination alternative #6: Ireland West Knock Airport (NOC) in Connaught

  • 117 miles (188 km) away from BFS
  • Usually 9.80% less expensive than BFS
  • 1-layover flights available

See ORD to NOC flights

 

Flight Hacking ORD to BFS

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 BFS — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: London (ORD > LGW > BFS)

  • Price for both tickets: $585
  • Average savings: $314 (34.91%)

See ORD to LGW flights

Hack #2: Barcelona (ORD > BCN > BFS)

  • Price for both tickets: $599
  • Average savings: $300 (33.35%)

See ORD to BCN flights

Hack #3: Bristol (ORD > BRS > BFS)

  • Price for both tickets: $642
  • Average savings: $256 (28.51%)

See ORD to BRS flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, Delta, easyJet, KLM, Norwegian Air UK, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3632 miles or 5845 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ORD to BFS flight is about 7 hour 31 minutes.

How many flights go between Chicago, IL and Belfast?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 3 available flights from ORD to BFS.

 

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 BFS
Destination airport name Belfast Aldergrove Airport
City Belfast
Country the United Kingdom
Latitude 54.7
Longitude -6.2

 

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