The cheapest times to fly from ORD to BJI are

  • January 1st to March 4th
  • May 14th to June 3rd
  • August 20th to March 4th (except the weeks of August 27th, November 19th, November 26th, December 17th, and December 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 BJI is early December. Prices can be as high as $694 for Sunday flights during late July, or as low as $266 for Wednesday flights around early December.


When to Fly to Bemidji

Flying from Chicago, IL (ORD) to Bemidji, MN (BJI) will usually cost between $278 to $464 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 $312. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $469. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $157 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $342 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ORD to BJI flight.

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

ORD to BJI Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ORD to BJI 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 $0.41, which is a bit above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to BJI, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into ORD. 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 $99 (25%) 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 $310. Return trip prices are from the BJI to ORD 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 ORD to BJI can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 54 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 BJI while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Duluth International Airport (DLH) in Duluth, MN

  • 137 miles (220 km) away from BJI
  • Usually 20.47% less expensive than BJI
  • Nonstop flights available

See ORD to DLH flights

Destination alternative #2: Range Regional Airport (HIB) in Hibbing, MN

  • 98 miles (158 km) away from BJI
  • Usually 6.73% less expensive than BJI
  • 1-layover flights available

See ORD to HIB flights

Destination alternative #3: Hector International Airport (FAR) in Fargo, ND

  • 97 miles (156 km) away from BJI
  • Usually 5.85% less expensive than BJI
  • Nonstop flights available

See ORD to FAR flights

Destination alternative #4: Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport (BRD) in Brainerd, MN

  • 85 miles (137 km) away from BJI
  • Usually 3.22% less expensive than BJI
  • 1-layover flights available

See ORD to BRD flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 2 major airlines flying this route most often: Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 514 miles or 827 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ORD to BJI flight is about 1 hour 54 minutes.

How many flights go between Chicago, IL and Bemidji, MN?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 25 available flights from ORD to BJI.


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 BJI
Destination airport name Bemidji Regional Airport
City Bemidji, MN
Country the United States
Latitude 47.5
Longitude -94.9


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