The cheapest times to fly from ORD to ECN are

  • January 8th to May 6th
  • October 8th to December 9th

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 ECN is early to mid October. Prices can be as high as $1927 for Saturday flights during mid December, or as low as $1207 for Tuesday flights around early to mid October.


When to Fly to Northern Cyprus

Flying from Chicago, IL (ORD) to Ercan (ECN) will usually cost between $1207 to $1682 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid October with an average ticket price of $1207. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1690. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $483 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1277 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ORD to ECN flight.

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

ORD to ECN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ORD to ECN flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Chicago. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.13, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to ECN, and Thursday the cheapest day to fly back into ORD. Saturdays 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 $96 (7%) 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 $1298. Return trip prices are from the ECN 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 ECN can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 11 hour 41 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 ECN while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Rafic Hariri International Airport (BEY) in Beirut

  • 146 miles (235 km) away from ECN
  • Usually 35.04% less expensive than ECN
  • 1-layover flights available

See ORD to BEY flights

Destination alternative #2: Larnaka International Airport (LCA) in Larnaca

  • 21 miles (34 km) away from ECN
  • Usually 8.50% less expensive than ECN
  • 1-layover flights available

See ORD to LCA flights

Destination alternative #3: Gazipaşa Airport (GZP) in Alanya

  • 104 miles (167 km) away from ECN
  • Usually 2.74% less expensive than ECN
  • 1-layover flights available

See ORD to GZP flights


Flight Hacking ORD to ECN

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 ECN — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Istanbul (ORD > IST > ECN)

  • Price for both tickets: $1052
  • Average savings: $225 (17.62%)

See ORD to IST flights

Hack #2: Istanbul (ORD > SAW > ECN)

  • Price for both tickets: $1135
  • Average savings: $142 (11.12%)

See ORD to SAW flights

Hack #3: Izmir (ORD > ADB > ECN)

  • Price for both tickets: $1252
  • Average savings: $25 (1.96%)

See ORD to ADB flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 14 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, American, Austrian, British Airways, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, JetBlue, KLM, Lufthansa, SAS, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5946 miles or 9569 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ORD to ECN flight is about 11 hour 41 minutes.

How many flights go between Chicago, IL and Ercan?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 10 available flights from ORD to ECN.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeORD
Origination airport nameChicago O’Hare International Airport
CityChicago, IL
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeECN
Destination airport nameErcan Airport


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