The cheapest times to fly from ORD to BRW are

  • January 8th to March 25th (except the weeks of February 26th and March 12th)
  • April 16th to April 29th
  • August 13th to November 25th

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 BRW is late October. Prices can be as high as $1592 for Sunday flights during late July, or as low as $791 for Saturday flights around late October.


When to Fly to Utqiagvik

Flying from Chicago, IL (ORD) to Barrow, AK (BRW) will usually cost between $820 to $1079 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 $816. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $1236. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $420 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $904 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ORD to BRW flight.

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

ORD to BRW Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ORD to BRW flight is priced close to the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Chicago. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.18, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Saturday is usually the cheapest day to fly to BRW, 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 $39 (4%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Saturday and returning a week later will cost an average of $902. Return trip prices are from the BRW 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 BRW 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 27 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking ORD to BRW

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 BRW — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $794
  • Average savings: $110 (12.17%)

See ORD to ANC flights

Hack #2: Fairbanks, AK (ORD > FAI > BRW)

  • Price for both tickets: $829
  • Average savings: $75 (8.3%)

See ORD to FAI flights

Hack #3: Seattle, WA (ORD > SEA > BRW)

  • Price for both tickets: $867
  • Average savings: $38 (4.15%)

See ORD to SEA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Ravn Alaska, SAS, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Wiley Post/Will Rogers Memorial Airport to Chicago O’Hare International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3039 miles or 4891 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ORD to BRW flight is about 6 hour 27 minutes.

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

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


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 BRW
Destination airport name Wiley Post/Will Rogers Memorial Airport
City Barrow, AK
Country the United States
Latitude 71.3
Longitude -156.8


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