The cheapest times to fly from ORD to EDL are

  • January 8th to March 18th (except the week of February 19th)
  • April 9th to April 22nd
  • September 24th to December 9th (except the weeks of October 8th, October 15th, and November 19th)

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 EDL is mid January. Prices can be as high as $3051 for Monday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $1097 for Tuesday flights around mid January.


When to Fly to Eldoret

Flying from Chicago, IL (ORD) to Eldoret (EDL) will usually cost between $1212 to $2330 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid January with an average ticket price of $1206. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $2270. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1064 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1414 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ORD to EDL flight.

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

ORD to EDL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ORD to EDL 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 $0.11, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to EDL. Mondays are the most expensive days to fly to Eldoret. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $159 (9%) 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 $1413. Return trip prices are from the EDL to ORD flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from ORD to EDL can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 15 hour 7 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 EDL while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Kisumu Airport (KIS) in Kisumu

  • 58 miles (93 km) away from EDL
  • Usually 4.35% less expensive than EDL
  • 2-layover flights available

See ORD to KIS flights


Flight Hacking ORD to EDL

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 EDL — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Nairobi (ORD > NBO > EDL)

  • Price for both tickets: $875
  • Average savings: $539 (38.12%)

See ORD to NBO flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

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

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7849 miles or 12632 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ORD to EDL flight is about 15 hour 7 minutes.

How many flights go between Chicago, IL and Eldoret?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 13 available flights from ORD to EDL.


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 EDL
Destination airport name Eldoret Airport
City Eldoret
Country Kenya
Latitude 0.5
Longitude 35.3


Other Resources

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