The cheapest times to fly from ORD to CGI are
- August 6th to December 9th (except the weeks of September 24th and November 19th)
- December 24th to March 4th
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 CGI is early September. Prices can be as high as $383 for Sunday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $128 for Tuesday flights around early September.
When to Fly to Cape Girardeau
Flying from Chicago, IL (ORD) to Cape Girardeau, MO (CGI) will usually cost between $128 to $238 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $131. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $252. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $121 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $168 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ORD to CGI flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the ORD to CGI route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the ORD to CGI 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 $0.31, which is in the normal range for a flight.
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 $47 (23%) 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 $156. Return trip prices are from the CGI to ORD flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from ORD to CGI 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 CGI while comparing.
- 114 miles (183 km) away from CGI
- Usually 0.89% less expensive than CGI
- Nonstop flights available
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from ORD to CGI? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 1 major airline flying this route most often: United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Cape Girardeau Regional Airport to Chicago O’Hare International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 340 miles or 547 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from ORD to CGI?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop ORD to CGI flight is about 1 hour 36 minutes.
How many flights go between Chicago, IL and Cape Girardeau, MO?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 5 available flights from ORD to CGI.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Chicago O’Hare International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Cape Girardeau Regional Airport|
|City||Cape Girardeau, MO|
|Country||the United States|
Late and Early Flight Data
Flights from ORD to CGI tend to depart as late as the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 30% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 11% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave CGI heading for ORD about 9 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Cape Girardeau, MO is about 17 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- SkyWest: 9 minutes late
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