The cheapest times to fly from ORD to EGE are

  • January 1st to February 25th (except the week of February 12th)
  • July 30th to December 9th (except the week of 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 EGE is mid August. Prices can be as high as $982 for Sunday flights during late June, or as low as $427 for Wednesday flights around mid August.


When to Fly to Vail

Flying from Chicago, IL (ORD) to Eagle, CO (EGE) will usually cost between $441 to $722 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid August with an average ticket price of $440. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late June, with an average price of $734. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $293 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $525 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ORD to EGE flight.

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

ORD to EGE Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ORD to EGE flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Chicago. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.32, which is in the normal range for a flight.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday 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 $72 (12%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $517. Return trip prices are from the EGE 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 EGE can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 47 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 EGE while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Denver International Airport (DEN) in Denver, CO

  • 120 miles (193 km) away from EGE
  • Usually 56.86% less expensive than EGE
  • Nonstop flights available

See ORD to DEN flights

Destination alternative #2: City of Colorado Springs Municipal Airport (COS) in Colorado Springs, CO

  • 132 miles (212 km) away from EGE
  • Usually 34.86% less expensive than EGE
  • Nonstop flights available

See ORD to COS flights

Destination alternative #3: Aspen Pitkin County Sardy Field Airport (ASE) in Aspen, CO

  • 29 miles (47 km) away from EGE
  • Usually 27.14% less expensive than EGE
  • Nonstop flights available

See ORD to ASE flights

Destination alternative #4: Laramie Regional Airport (LAR) in Laramie, WY

  • 133 miles (214 km) away from EGE
  • Usually 27.81% less expensive than EGE
  • 1-layover flights available

See ORD to LAR flights

Destination alternative #5: Grand Junction Regional Airport (GJT) in Grand Junction, CO

  • 93 miles (150 km) away from EGE
  • Usually 22.67% less expensive than EGE
  • Nonstop flights available

See ORD to GJT flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

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

How far away is it from Eagle County Regional Airport to Chicago O’Hare International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1005 miles or 1617 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ORD to EGE flight is about 2 hour 47 minutes.

How many flights go between Chicago, IL and Eagle, CO?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 46 available flights from ORD to EGE.


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 EGE
Destination airport name Eagle County Regional Airport
City Eagle, CO
Country the United States
Latitude 39.6
Longitude -106.9


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