The cheapest times to fly from ORD to CRW are

  • April 16th to July 15th (except the weeks of April 30th and May 7th)
  • October 15th to November 18th
  • December 3rd to February 25th (except the weeks of December 10th 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 CRW is early to mid July. Prices can be as high as $671 for Friday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $299 for Tuesday flights around early to mid July.


When to Fly to Charleston

Flying from Chicago, IL (ORD) to Charleston/Dunbar, WV (CRW) will usually cost between $299 to $347 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid July with an average ticket price of $299. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $406. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $107 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $318 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ORD to CRW flight.

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

ORD to CRW Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ORD to CRW 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. Fridays 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 $13 (4%) 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 $316. Return trip prices are from the CRW 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 CRW can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 44 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 CRW while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: North Central West Virginia Airport (CKB) in Clarksburg/Fairmont, WV

  • 97 miles (156 km) away from CRW
  • Usually 34.33% less expensive than CRW
  • Nonstop flights available

See ORD to CKB flights

Destination alternative #2: Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport (SHD) in Staunton, VA

  • 146 miles (235 km) away from CRW
  • Usually 31.50% less expensive than CRW
  • Nonstop flights available

See ORD to SHD flights

Destination alternative #3: John Glenn Columbus International Airport (CMH) in Columbus, OH

  • 132 miles (212 km) away from CRW
  • Usually 31.34% less expensive than CRW
  • Nonstop flights available

See ORD to CMH flights

Destination alternative #4: Greenbrier Valley Airport (LWB) in Lewisburg, WV

  • 74 miles (119 km) away from CRW
  • Usually 26.61% less expensive than CRW
  • Nonstop flights available

See ORD to LWB flights

Destination alternative #5: Tri Cities Airport (TRI) in Bristol/Johnson City/Kingsport, TN

  • 139 miles (224 km) away from CRW
  • Usually 10.24% less expensive than CRW
  • 1-layover flights available

See ORD to TRI flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from ORD to CRW? 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 Yeager Airport to Chicago O’Hare International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 416 miles or 669 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ORD to CRW flight is about 1 hour 44 minutes.

How many flights go between Chicago, IL and Charleston/Dunbar, WV?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 47 available flights from ORD to CRW.


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 CRW
Destination airport name Yeager Airport
City Charleston/Dunbar, WV
Country the United States
Latitude 38.4
Longitude -81.6


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