The cheapest times to fly from ORD to CAK are

  • August 13th to March 4th (except the weeks of November 19th, November 26th, and December 17th)

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 CAK is early November. Prices can be as high as $584 for Sunday flights during late July, or as low as $187 for Tuesday flights around early November.


When to Fly to Akron

Flying from Chicago, IL (ORD) to Akron, OH (CAK) will usually cost between $197 to $302 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early November with an average ticket price of $226. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $339. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $112 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $266 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ORD to CAK flight.

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

ORD to CAK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ORD to CAK 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 $0.48, 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. 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 $38 (14%) 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 $238. Return trip prices are from the CAK 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 CAK can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 36 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 CAK while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Detroit Metro Wayne County Airport (DTW) in Detroit, MI

  • 133 miles (214 km) away from CAK
  • Usually 27.44% less expensive than CAK
  • Nonstop flights available

See ORD to DTW flights

Destination alternative #2: North Central West Virginia Airport (CKB) in Clarksburg/Fairmont, WV

  • 129 miles (208 km) away from CAK
  • Usually 21.62% less expensive than CAK
  • Nonstop flights available

See ORD to CKB flights

Destination alternative #3: Toledo Express Airport (TOL) in Toledo, OH

  • 131 miles (211 km) away from CAK
  • Usually 19.17% less expensive than CAK
  • Nonstop flights available

See ORD to TOL flights

Destination alternative #4: John Glenn Columbus International Airport (CMH) in Columbus, OH

  • 99 miles (159 km) away from CAK
  • Usually 18.05% less expensive than CAK
  • Nonstop flights available

See ORD to CMH flights

Destination alternative #5: Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT) in Pittsburgh, PA

  • 70 miles (113 km) away from CAK
  • Usually 12.78% less expensive than CAK
  • Nonstop flights available

See ORD to PIT flights

Destination alternative #6: Cleveland-Hopkins International Airport (CLE) in Cleveland, OH

  • 40 miles (64 km) away from CAK
  • Usually 6.95% less expensive than CAK
  • Nonstop flights available

See ORD to CLE flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Spirit, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Akron-Canton Regional Airport to Chicago O’Hare International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 343 miles or 552 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ORD to CAK flight is about 1 hour 36 minutes.

How many flights go between Chicago, IL and Akron, OH?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 65 available flights from ORD to CAK.


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 CAK
Destination airport name Akron-Canton Regional Airport
City Akron, OH
Country the United States
Latitude 40.9
Longitude -81.4


Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from ORD to CAK tend to depart later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 31% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 15% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave CAK heading for ORD about 19 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Akron, OH is about 22 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Envoy: 19 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting


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